June 2012

Features

Favorite restaurants on Maui, Hawaii Island and Kauai

Must try: Holuakoa Gardens and Cafe (Hawaii Island), Honu (Maui), The Banyan Tree (Maui), Josselin's Tapas Bar and Grill (Kauai.)

Honolulu's Best Architecture

Does Honolulu have its own Empire State Building? Its own Fallingwater? We asked local architects to name our city's best buildings. Here's what they said.

Coqui Frogs Are Coming to Oahu

Shrieking, invasive, miniature frogs have overrun the Big Island. Now they want Oahu.

Departments

Who Are You Calling "Brah?"

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.

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.

Honolulu Books: History and Hiking Trails

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

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.

Afterthoughts: Auto Anxiety

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

From Our Files

Unsolicited Advice for the Neil S. Blaisdell Concert Hall

Bishop Museum Botanist Finds Undiscovered Plants in Papua New Guinea

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

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.

The movie to watch tonight in Honolulu

A Lotta Gelato in Honolulu

Local gelato makers are way beyond plain ol' vanilla.

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June 2012

Honolulu's Best Architecture

Does Honolulu have its own Empire State Building? Its own Fallingwater? We asked local architects to name our city's best buildings. Here's what they said.

Dog House Designs in Honolulu

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

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 collections.

Coqui Frogs Are Coming to Oahu

Shrieking, invasive, miniature frogs have overrun the Big Island. Now they want Oahu.

Best Doctors in Hawaii 2012

Native Hawaiian Mural at Kapolei Hale

Editor's Page: Constructive Criticism

How we named the nine best buildings in Honolulu.

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.