May 2004

Features

Grading the Public Schools: The 2004 Grades

Grading the Public Schools: What It Means

Grading the Public Schools: What It Means

A profile of several schools in Honolulu, detailing their student performance, school quality, and faculty.

Family Roots

Family Roots

May Moir and Susanne Zola, grandmother and grand daughter, maintain the Nuuanu Valley gardens of Lipolani.

Departments

Letters to the Editor: Letters

Honolulu Magazine Letters, May 2004

Our Town: Our Town: J Salon

Our Town: Our Town: The Torii Gate, Moiliili Triangle Park

Food: Profitable Peach Palms

Arts: Lions Roar on Oahu

Hawaii World Invitational Lion Dance Championships are held in Honolulu.

Entertainment: The Reel Story

Hawaii’s Reel Stories becomes Honolulu's outlet for local filmmakers and film lovers

Entertainment: The Old Man and the 'Uke

Bill Tapia is releasing a jazz album, his latest work in his 86-year musical career

Entertainment: Two Skinny Chefs

Entertainment: Lions Roar on Oahu

Hawaii World Invitational Lion Dance Championships are held in Honolulu.

Entertainment: Recommended

Recommendations by Stephanie Castillo, Juliet Lighter, and Roger Takabayashi.

Entertainment: Mob Invades Honolulu Docks

HBO throws a Sopranos bash in Honolulu in celebration of the premiere.

Entertainment: Bang for the Buck?

Dining: Dining: East Side Story

From Our Files

"From Our Files" May 2004 Honolulu Magazine

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: The Right Tool for the Job

Interview with Patricia Hamamoto about public education money, Waipahu High School and education reform