March 2011

Features

63 Merchant Reborn

After being covered up in plaster for decades, one of Honolulu’s most historic buildings gets a dramatic new look.

Art to Art: Anatomy of a Merger

Two of Honolulu’s largest art museums are merging. Here’s what it means for local art lovers.

Best of Honolulu 2011

Departments

Field Guide: Samsung Plaza

Keeaumoku Street may be known for its Korean hostess bars, but tucked in Samsung Plaza are hidden gems offering tasty sushi, cocktail dresses and pineapple cakes.

Two New Books

In a state where no single ethnicity holds a majority, two new books seek to unravel some of the complexities surrounding complexion in Hawaii.

Feedback

Street Grindz: Not just @food!

We visit 10 food trucks and, between bites, reflect on the phenomena of mobile food and Twitter.

Jazz: Satomi Yarimizo

How a Japanese software engineer turned herself into the soul of the new jazz movement in Honolulu.

Home Bar and Grill

The crew from Slammers reunites and remakes this Kalakaua Avenue bar.

Voice of TheBus

Meet the man calling the stops.

From Our Files

March archives

Bike Polo in Hawaii

Bike polo is gearing up in Honolulu.

Container Gardening in Honolulu

You don’t need a backyard to grow your own herbs.

Things to Do in March in Hawaii

This month, cheer for the best Yorkshire, eat ramen and dance the bachata.

Raw Sugar Factory

Design Students for Hire

Does your non-profit need design help? UH design students are standing by.

Afterthoughts: Mitigated Gall

On reaching a truce with your own body.

Best Trendy Workout

In Our April Issue

Tau Dance Theater's Poliahu - One Night Only

4th Annual Shop a Le‘a at Ala Moana Center

Family Dinner's New Album

Introducing the Sendai-Honolulu Journal

Youth Competitions This Weekend

A Reflection on Two Legends

An Art Gallery of Text Messages

Promotion: Shop a Lea Fashion Insider Giveaway

Best Doggie Treats

Best Cocktail Caterers