May 2011

Features

Project Runway's Andy South Produces New Line

The New South: From Waianae High School to Project Runway to Neiman Marcus, 24-year-old fashion designer Andy South has come a long way—and he’s just getting started.

Japan-Honolulu Earthquake Journal

One Worry at a Time: With resiliency, love and a lot of text messages, a Hawaii family separated during the Japanese earthquake and tsunami picks its way through the aftermath.

The Secret Life of Storage Units in Honolulu

They may look like static warehouses on the outside but inside, Honolulu's self-storage units are bustling with hidden lives.

"The Death of Public School": Ten Years Later

Grading the Public High Schools

Departments

Project Runway's Andy South Produces New Line

The New South: From Waianae High School to Project Runway to Neiman Marcus, 24-year-old fashion designer Andy South has come a long way—and he’s just getting started.

Big Island Restaurants in Waimea

Small Town, Big Flavors: In Big Island’s little Waimea, it’s a short distance from farm (or ranch) to table.

Japan-Honolulu Earthquake Journal

One Worry at a Time: With resiliency, love and a lot of text messages, a Hawaii family separated during the Japanese earthquake and tsunami picks its way through the aftermath.

Afterthoughts: Food for the Eye

What do you do with a collection that is goofy and useless? Curate it and call it a day.

Honolulu Firefighters Cook Up a Mean Spread

Fire up the Grill: When they’re not extinguishing fires and saving lives, the Honolulu Fire Department is cooking up a mean spread.

Field Guide: Filipino Fun

This month, we explored Oahu’s best places to experience Filipino culture.

The Secret Life of Storage Units in Honolulu

They may look like static warehouses on the outside but inside, Honolulu's self-storage units are bustling with hidden lives.

Borders Closes Four Stores

Borders Falls off the Shelf: The book giant closes four stores in the Islands, affecting local publishers.

Look Good Feel Better Program

The Look Good … Feel Better program gives women with cancer the skills to reclaim their self-confidence.

Iolani Palace: New Room Opens

Pitch Perfect: Iolani Palace restores the colors of the past in the newly renovated music room.

Wild Donkeys for Adoption

The Burden of Beasts: A surging wild donkey population on the Big Island has triggered relocation of the animals.

New Bulk Trash Law in Honolulu

Curbing the Clutter: A new law targets Honolulu's bulk-trash eyesores.

New Fitness Center: Yoga, Nia and Pilates

Mindful Moves

Things to Do in May in Hawaii

Soak in the arts this spring, or get your feet wet at a paddling festival.

Cricket, Anyone?

The British sport has a long history in Honolulu.

Philosophy for the Kids

Forget the stereotype of a bearded philosopher in a toga; this program brings critical thinking to the crayon-age set.

CD Reviews: Pekelo and Mailani

Music reviews of Pekelo and Mailani.

From Our Files

May archives

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Editor's Page: Ten Years of Schools Coverage

Looking back on a decade of covering Hawaii’s state Department of Education.

"The Death of Public School": Ten Years Later

The Shopping Power Hour

Grading the Public High Schools