November 2005

Departments

Q+A: Barbara Uphouse Wong

Last month, Barbara Uphouse Wong became executive director of the state Campaign Spending Commission, replacing Bob Watada, who retired earlier this year. Wong was one of the first female police officers in Honolulu and headed the department's white-colla

Music: Up Close Classical

Extra! Extra!

Monarchy-era Hawaiian-language newspapers find a home on the Internet.

Scene: Next Door

Part of the Phoenix-like revival of Hotel Street, this hip new club is thriving and expanding.

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Reserve

Afterthoughts: Habit Deforming

Changing your routine, it turns out, can actually change your brain.

Dining: Reinventions

Three chefs prove that change is the only constant.

Letters

Clipping Service

Hands-on Museum

The venerable Bishop Museum steps into the 21st century with its new Science Adventure Center. Go ahead–touch the exhibits.

Shopping: Great Gifts for Wine Lovers

Quit your wine-ing. We found four irresistible ideas for the oenophiles in your life.

November: From Our Files

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

In Tune with the Aloha

The legendary Beamer 'ohana offers a chance to immerse yourself in Hawaiian music and culture on Moloka'i.

Music Review

Sean Na'auao - Ka 'Eha Ke Aloha, Poi Pounder Records

Partnerships

No need to go it alone, when good help is all around.

Digital Overload

You've sorted all the clothes, books and kitchenware for donation, but what to do with all these old electronics? Here's how to unload them without weighing down your conscience.

Dance: Inmates I Mua

Prisoner-dancers take their first steps forward after losing a kumu hula.