November 2010

Features

Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Sites

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

Faces in Time

Since 1968, photographer Franco Salmoiraghi has chronicled the people and places of the Islands.

100 Years of Hawaiian Music

100 Years of Hawaiian Music

Hawaiian music has been evolving and thriving for hundreds of years. We take a look at the most recent century to find the most influential artists, landmark recordings, and trends that defined...

Hawaii's Medical Marijuana Program

Hawaii's Medical Marijuana Program

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?

Hawaii's Pawn Stars

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.

Departments

Letters to the Editor: Feedback

... Vegan venues, rail in Hawaii and skin color.

Shopping: Gift Card Update

As of August, the Federal Reserve enacted national gift-card regulations.

Dining Reviews: Korean Restaurants in Hawaii

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

Exclusives Module: In Our December Issue

Read about the best bars for every occasion, and see what it's like to work in the kitchen of one of Honolulu’s newest high-end restaurants, BLT Steak.

Exclusives Module: 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.

Exclusives Module: Isabella Abbott

One of the world’s foremost experts on algae, Hawaii’s Isabella Abbott died this past weekend.

Calabash: In Our December Issue

Read about the best bars for every occasion, and see what it's like to work in the kitchen of one of Honolulu’s newest high-end restaurants, BLT Steak.

Calabash: 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.

Calabash: Body Painting by Chad Morisato

With an airbrush, paint brushes and three hours of work, artist Chad Morisato transformed a model into a koi pond.

Calabash: Isabella Abbott

One of the world’s foremost experts on algae, Hawaii’s Isabella Abbott died this past weekend.

Health: AIDS: Still Deadly After All These Years

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

Food: Honolulu Melts for Lasagna

A new lasagna spot brings Italy to Chinatown.

Food: Honolulu's Strictest Chefs

No Soup for You!

Around Town: Two Plays at Kennedy Theatre

Two classics come to Kennedy Theatre’s mainstage.

Around Town: 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.

Around Town: Things to do in November in Hawaii

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

Around Town: Dwight Martin: The Producer

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

Shopping: Online Deal-Hunting

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

Shopping: Pets, Unleashed

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

Music Review: CD Reviews: Ken Emerson and Napua Makua

Music reviews of Slack and Steel, and Mohalu.

Books: New Books by Hawaii Authors

Look no further for a thought-provoking read.

Entertainment: New Tang Dynasty (NTD) Television

Hawaii’s digital cable viewers eagerly said ni-hao to a new Chinese multilanguage channel, as New Tang Dynasty (NTD) Television began broadcasting to the Islands in July.

Sports: Crossfit Workouts in Honolulu

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

Environment: The Kalihi Stream Revival

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

Environment: Hawaiian Fern Fetish

Kay Lynch devotes her life to native Hawaiian ferns.

Dining: Korean Restaurants in Hawaii

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

From Our Files

November archives

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: The Party That Ended All Parties

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