June 2011

Features

The World of Towing in Hawaii

Tow This: It’s a necessary part of city life, but it’s also one of the most hated. A look into the rough-and-tumble world of towing.

The Leading Causes of Death in Hawaii

What's Killing Us? You’ve got to go somehow. Here are the things you should really worry about.

Best Doctors in Hawaii 2011

The list of the 397 best doctors in Hawaii was determined by the doctors themselves.

Herb Kane: The Last Interview

Just months ago, we had the opportunity to talk with Herb Kane, as powerful an artist as Hawaii has ever produced. We had no idea at the time that the world would soon lose him.

Departments

Solar Powered Beer

Light, Beer: Kona Brewing Co. reaps savings—and makes a good brew—using solar power.

Bear-ing Witness

A giant, stuffed panda peers out over Nimitz Highway.

Afterthoughts: How's My Driving?

Forget these “suspensions pending investigations.” I’d rather see some bad drivers frog-marched out of TheBus’ headquarters.

Heeia Kea Pier: Locally-Sourced and Styled

Sitting on the Dock of the Bay: Locally sourced, and still local-style, at Heeia Kea Pier.

Performance Art in Honolulu

Field Guide: Be Our Guest

Tired of showing visitors the same old tourist destinations? Try these alternatives to freshen things up.

Real Stories About Waves, Rice and Big Happiness

The Real Stories: Three new books take a deeper look at familiar subjects.

Vog Forecasting on Big Island

It’s sunny, with a chance of sulfate aerosols.

Espresso Yourself at Glazer's Coffee

If Carly Simon had frequented Glazer’s Coffee on South King Street, she might have sung about flowers in her coffee instead of clouds.

Editor's Page: Don’t Worry So Much

The health risks with which you should—and shouldn’t—be concerned.

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From Our Files

June archives

Hot Pots in Honolulu Restaurants

Hot Pots are Hot: What’s trendy in Honolulu restaurants? A commonly found, Asian family meal with a thousand-year history. Here’s why it seems so new.

The World of Towing in Hawaii

Tow This: It’s a necessary part of city life, but it’s also one of the most hated. A look into the rough-and-tumble world of towing.

The Leading Causes of Death in Hawaii

What's Killing Us? You’ve got to go somehow. Here are the things you should really worry about.

Best Doctors in Hawaii 2011

The list of the 397 best doctors in Hawaii was determined by the doctors themselves.

Shopping for the Unusual

These new Honolulu stores will appeal to shoppers on a quest for something unusual.

Things to Do in June in Hawaii

From kids’ piano competitions and theater performances to wine festivals and steak-cooking classes, June offers hands-on activities for everyone.

Herb Kane: The Last Interview

Just months ago, we had the opportunity to talk with Herb Kane, as powerful an artist as Hawaii has ever produced. We had no idea at the time that the world would soon lose him.