May 2018: Table of Contents
The Liljestrand House, designed by architect Vladimir Ossipoff, is one of Honolulu’s nine greatest houses. Find out which other homes made this list on page 54.
Photo: Olivier Koning
50 Essential Hawai‘i Books
Need something to read—or hand to someone who does? Here’s HONOLULU’s first-ever list of the most iconic, trenchant and irresistible Island books, as voted by a panel of literary community luminaries.
by don wallace
9 Greatest Honolulu Houses
Stunning, historic, extraordinary. HONOLULU Magazine asked a diverse group to help us choose the greatest houses on O‘ahu. Join us as we look inside nine notable head-turning homes.
by robbie dingeman
This Is Real(tor) Life
Messy monks, high-flying dogs and risqué pool parties—eight Hawai‘i real-estate agents share their most memorable stories.
by jayna omaye
The 2018 Homebuyers’ Guide
We present a guide to the top agents and brokers in real estate. Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, refinance or insure a home, this is a great place to find expert help; the professionals listed here are at the top of their field.
In the Islands, skateboarding has grown increasingly popular among youths, and they’re the ones driving change at public skate parks across O‘ahu.
BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF
Meet award-winning authors, catch candy from a remote-controlled plane, solve a murder mystery and more.
BY Marisa Heung
Celebrate plants, fabulous floral design and a gardener named May.
By Robbie Dingeman
Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.
BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF
Young skateboarders are rolling out efforts to upgrade O‘ahu’s skate parks.
By Jayna Omaye
Quote Unquote: Mililani High football star McKenzie Milton
interview By Robbie Dingeman
Field Notes: Heavy Metal
Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Steampunk Hawai‘i.
By James Charisma
If the Mu‘u Fits
A month of mu‘umu‘u, bitchin’ shades and a day in the life of award-winning photographer Tommy Shih.
by stacey makiya
Upgrade your workspace with smart accessories and fun accents.
by brie thalmann
Ono: Food and Dining
Stepping Up to the Plates
How hotels feed the masses and, in turn, sustain the local food industry.
by catherine toth fox
PUBLISHER’S PAGE: Booked Up
Filling your time—and shelves—with books is a longtime HONOLULU habit.
by alyson helwagen
Editor’s Page: Housewarming
Why I’m still apologizing to my real estate agent.
By CHRISTI YOUNG
Afterthoughts: The Regulars
Riding the bus has its perks.
by katrina valcourt
From Our Files
HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.
by savannah l. murray