November 2004

Features

Kue

30 years of land struggles in Hawaii

When Eddie Met Gabby

In a Waimanalo backyard, an ailing Gabby Pahinui asked Eddie Kamae to play a few tunes with him. It was the jam session that changed Kamae’s life—and set off the Hawaiian Renaissance.

90 Years of Opening Nights

Diamond Head Theatre celebrates its 90th anniversary season, a milestone for the oldest continuously operating theater in the Islands

Giving Voice

John Keola Lake has shaped an entire generation of Native Hawaiians. In doing so, he is ensuring that the ways of his kupuna live on.

K2:The King of Mountains

This summer there were 11 expeditions from around the world trying to climb K2—including the one-man 2004 Hawaiian Expedition, which consisted of our contributing editor, guy Sibilla.

Departments

Voting by Design

When a single ballot insists it is actually five ballots, who could blame a voter for being confused?

Electoral College Dropout

The King of Cocktails

America invented the cocktail, then lost the art. Great cocktails are back-even in Honolulu.

Q+A Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Our Town

The Kahala turns 40

David Sedaris

World-class smart-ass David Sedaris makes his first appearance in Honolulu on Nov. 13.

Lighting up the Hawai‘i Theatre

Yes, it really says, “The 117th Holiday Annual” on the marquee

Letters

November

50 years of Christmas

The Queen’s Medical Center Auxiliary celebrates its 50th, and last, Festival of Trees.

From our Files

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

Hittin’ the Sauce

Tree Love

Book Report: Surf Science