June 2012

Features

Favorite restaurants on Maui, Hawaii Island and Kauai

Favorite restaurants on Maui, Hawaii Island and Kauai

Won’t you be my neighbor?: Four must-try restaurants on the Neighbor Islands in Hawaii.

Honolulu's Best Architecture

Honolulu's Best Architecture

Buildings define the personality of a city, even in Honolulu, where the natural environment outshines our built one. Which buildings define Honolulu?

Coqui Frogs Are Coming to Oahu

Coqui Frogs Are Coming to Oahu

The Coquis Are Coming!: Shrieking, invasive, miniature frogs have overrun the Big Island. Now they want Oahu.

Departments

Letters to the Editor: Feedback

...on Hawaii being a worthy place to live, KPOI and donating eggs in Honolulu.

Shopping: Retro Swimwear and Accessories Arrive in Honolulu

Haute Stuff: Proving that the past is never fashionably late, summer’s retro-inspired swimwear and accessories dip into classic ’50s prints and silhouettes.

News: Who Are You Calling "Brah?"

Gizmodo wrote about a product to hold your beach beers steady in Honolulu and beyond.

News: Afterthoughts: Auto Anxiety

To ride or to drive in Honolulu—that is the question.

News: Unsolicited Advice for the Neil S. Blaisdell Concert Hall

Show a little more enterprise, DES, and make the Neil S. Blaisdell concert hall live up to its potential.

News: Bishop Museum Botanist Finds Undiscovered Plants in Papua New Guinea

The Plant Hunter: This Bishop Museum botanist travels the world to find undiscovered species.

News: The movie to watch tonight in Honolulu

Don't miss This is Not a Film on Friday, June 8, in the Friends of Film Friday series at the Doris Duke Theatre.

News: Best Doctors in Hawaii 2012

Our annual “Best Doctors” list is researched by Best Doctors in America®, which surveys physicians nationwide. We share the Hawaii doctors with our readers.

News: Editor's Page: Constructive Criticism

How we named the nine best buildings in Honolulu.

Food: A Lotta Gelato in Honolulu

Local gelato makers in Honolulu are way beyond plain ol' vanilla.

Around Town: Native Hawaiian Mural at Kapolei Hale

Going Big: Artist Carter Black painted a huge, native Hawaiian mural entitled "Na Moolelo o Kapolei" which is currently installed at Kapolei Hale.

Around Town: Things to Do in June in Hawaii

June in Honolulu is for music lovers, including a piano festival, reggae concerts, a Hawaii Symphony Pops performance, taiko drumming and a 1980 roller-disco musical.

Arts: Honolulu Books: History and Hiking Trails

Town and Country: These two books highlight the history of our city and our hiking trails.

Shopping: Ocean Inspired Accessories in Honolulu

Into the Sea: Oh, buoy! Summer’s latest wave of breezy, nautical-by-nature accessories will have your abode ship-shape in no time.

Shopping: Surf Garage's Latest Surf Boards

All on Board: Whether you’re an easy- or roughrider in the water, there’s a surfboard to match your style among local shop Surf Garage’s latest line-up.

Shopping: Dog House Designs in Honolulu

Dog Days of Summer: Unleash Studio’s wag-worthy doghouse is something to bark about.

Shopping: Hawaii Fashion Designers Show Off Stellar Collections

Sew Young and Talented: Meet the next generation of Hawaii fashion designers—two up-and-coming standouts from the latest crop of graduating college seniors. Plus, a glimpse at their stellar...

Field Notes: Rock Climbing on Oahu

Rocking Out on Oahu: From 85-foot walls to epic arches, local rock climbers have plenty of routes to choose from.

From Our Files

The June 2012 archives from our files of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.