May 2014: Table of Contents



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On the cover: We graded Hawaii’s public schools using official Department of Education data.

Photo by David Croxford. Lettering by Elizabeth Baddeley.
 

Features

Reinventing Round Top

The management of Puu Ualakaa State Wayside is changing hands. Here’s what it means.

Grading the Public Schools

For more than a decade, HONOLULU Magazine has published a chart that ranks Hawaii’s public schools from best to worst. This year, the state Department of Education came out with their own ranking, to which we’ve added letter grades. How does your school measure up?
 

Diving Into Data

New tech tools are allowing teachers to tailor their lesson plans to individual students more than ever.

Calabash

A new Chinatown landmark
May Picks
Teaching on the Wind
No More Aloha
Quote Unquote: Rev. Craig Yamamoto  
Field Notes: Ballroom Dancing at the Palladium   
 

Style

How to brighten your tabletops for the spring, the inner workings of The Cut Collective and a Q&A with Becca Wong, H&M’s local link.

Ono: Food & Dining

Highway Inn’s third generation tries to figure out how to keep the restaurant relevant, plus a roundup of afternoon teas.

From Our Files

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.

Columns

Editor’s Page: Getting It Right

Thank a teacher this month.

Afterthoughts: The Little Details

These days, handmade signage is the exception rather than the rule.

Feedback

Our readers respond.
 

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