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July 2018: Table of Contents



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HONOLULU Magazine July 2018 Cover

WE HUNTED DOWN 127 OF THE BEST THINGS THIS CITY HAS TO OFFER, FROM MANDOO TO DENIM TO SWIMMING LESSONS. FIND THIS YEAR’S BEST oF HONOLULU WINNERS ON PAGE 50.

Political Survivor

Veteran lawmaker Mazie Hirono started her political career as a scrappy liberal consumer advocate in the Hawai‘i Legislature in the 1980s. In 2013, she won election to the U.S. Senate, becoming the first Asian-American female, the first female senator from Hawai‘i, the first Buddhist senator and the only immigrant currently serving. As she runs for a second term we take a closer look at a politician who’s more interesting now than she’s ever been.

by robbie dingeman

Best of Honolulu

We asked our readers and searched the island for the best of everything—from fish and chips to fried chicken, wrap dresses to wedding gifts, farm tour to flower shop—all so you can live better in Honolulu.

by robbie dingeman, enjy el-kadi, diane lee, stacey makiya, savannah l. murray, jayna omaye, brie thalmann, catherine toth fox, katrina valcourt, don wallace and christi young

 

Calabash

July Picks

Bon dance in the moonlight, score secondhand treasures, marvel over Marvel and find joy at the bottom of a sake cup.

By Marisa Heung

 

Courting Business—and Quidditch

Buying portable million-dollar floors suitable for sports was a gamble for the Hawaiʻi Convention Center. But it’s opened up a new international market for volleyball, basketball, indoor soccer—even Harry Potter’s favorite sport.

By Don Wallace

 

Da Meter

Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.

BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF

 

Sweet Memories

A symbol of a bygone era in Waipahu’s plantation history undergoes much-needed restoration.

BY JAYNA OMAYE

 

Quote Unquote: Michael Kamiya

​Michael Kamiya, 40, is a third-generation papaya farmer who worked in the corporate printing world before joining the family business full-time seven years ago. His grandparents started a small farm in Kāneʻohe in the 1940s. Now, Kamiya Gold grows papayas on a total of 30 acres and recently completed construction of a new packing shed on a property in Punaluʻu.

By Robbie Dingeman

 

Food Fight

Hawaiʻi’s two biggest natural-food grocery stores are almost neighbors in Kakaʻako.

BY STACEY MAKIYA AND CHRISTI YOUNG

 

Spaces

Kailua Cool

Local design house Manuhealiʻi fashions a new look for its Windward store.

By Robbie Dingeman

The Brighter Picture

Do you have a wall of shame? Poker playing dogs still hanging around? Then this roundup of charming, vibrant artwork will definitely be a huge home improvement.

BY STACEY MAKIYA

 

Art House

Lauren Roth makes herself at home.

BY BRIE THALMANN

 

Ono: Food and Dining

Crate Expectations

More chefs and consumers are seeking out local eggs, which has buoyed an industry that has been on the decline for decades.

By Catherine Toth Fox

 

Opinion

Editor’s Page: All My Best

Eleven of my best small-kid-time memories that didn’​t make this year’​s list.

BY CHRISTI YOUNG

 

Afterthoughts: Shaping Up

Yeah, I​m into fitness. Fitness whole pizza in my mouth.

By Katrina Valcourt

From Our Files

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.

BY SAVANNAH L. MURRAY

 

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