November 2010

Features

Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Sites

The Historic Hawaii Foundation, the State Historic Preservation Division and Honolulu Magazine compile an annual list of some of our state's most endangered places.

Faces in Time

100 Years of Hawaiian Music

Hawaii's Pawn Stars

Pawnshops are a nearly recession-proof businesses. We decided to find out more about the way pawnshops work, and what’s behind the counter in Honolulu’s best-known outlets.

Hawaii's Medical Marijuana Program

Hawaii’s medical marijuana program has sparked fierce debate over the past decade. Some view it—and use it—as medicine, while others contend it is a dangerous drug, widely abused. How does the program work, and who is involved?

Departments

In Our December Issue

Thanksgiving Day in Honolulu

Don’t feel like cooking for Thanksgiving? There are dining options still, but restaurants and caterers are encouraging diners to act quickly as reservations are filling up.

AIDS: Still Deadly After All These Years

Mirroring national trends, young people in Hawaii seem oblivious to the risks of HIV/AIDS.

Online Deal-Hunting

No more clipping coupons; the best deals these days are on the Internet.

CD Reviews: Ken Emerson and Napua Makua

New Books by Hawaii Authors

Look no further for a thought-provoking read.

The Kalihi Stream Revival

A Kalihi nonprofit heals a stream to connect a community and develop a network of stewards.

Gift Card Update

Hawaiian Fern Fetish

Kay Lynch devotes her life to native Hawaiian ferns.

Honolulu Melts for Lasagna

Crossfit Workouts in Honolulu

An elite fitness program for cops and firefighters has caught on with the average Joe.

Honolulu's Strictest Chefs

No Soup for You!

Body Painting by Chad Morisato

Two Plays at Kennedy Theatre

Two classics come to Kennedy Theatre’s mainstage.

Editor's Page: Of Traditions

Why is it called the Holiday Annual, anyway?

Arman Manookian: Hawaii's Van Gogh

The Honolulu Academy of Arts offers a small but perfectly formed showcase of Hawaii’s most prominent Modernist painter.

Things to do in November in Hawaii

Quote Shakespeare, enjoy Kona coffee and watch epic North Shore waves in November.

Feedback

Field Guide: Gardening in Hawaii

Green thumbs can enjoy Mother Earth by hiking through the Lyon Arboretum, growing an orchid, repotting plants and more.

Afterthoughts: The Party That Ended All Parties

A night featuring debauchery so extreme, people are still talking about it 62 years later.

From Our Files

November archives

New Tang Dynasty (NTD) Television

Dwight Martin: The Producer

Dwight Martin’s vision has served Manoa Valley Theatre for 30 years.

Pets, Unleashed

Forget the rail debate; the newest transportation trend has pet owners wheeling their furry friends around town.

Korean Restaurants in Hawaii

This was my month to get beyond the Korean plate lunch. Spicy chicken gizzards, anyone?

Isabella Abbott