November 2011

Features

Photo Essay: Everyday Life in 20th Century Honolulu

Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Places

Each year, we look for our state’s most endangered historic places through a partnership with the Historic Hawaii Foundation and the State Historic Preservation Division. The list is a call to action, but it’s also a way to appreciate the hidden treasures of our built environment. This year we see Kapahulu Avenue with new eyes, imagine the way plantation workers gathered in the 1900s and consider—if only for a moment—if an ugly building is worth saving.

The Opihi Shellfish Story

What’s going on underneath those shells? From gastronomy to conservation to evolutionary biology, we pry the secrets out of these little limpets.

The Last Days of Club Hubba Hubba

After a thorough renovation, about all that's left of Honolulu's most infamous strip club is the legendary neon sign out front, and the memories of Hubba Hubba's lurid past.

Departments

Best Bites in Honolulu

We’re covering Oahu food news every weekday on our daily dining blog, Biting Commentary. Here are a few of our favorite recent discoveries. Check out more at honolulumagazine.com.

Afterthoughts: In Praise of the Red Cup

It’s more than a party essential, it’s a symbol of civic compromise.

Oahu's Safest and Most Dangerous Beaches

From Our Files

The November archives from our files of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.

A Century of Care with Palama Settlement

WWII Wrecks Discovered Off Maui

Echoes of War: World War II wrecks found, off Maui.

CD Reviews: Raiatea Helm and The Green

Music reviews of Raiatea Helm and The Green.

Kickstarter Funding Hawaii Projects

Kickstarted: When it comes to funding creative projects, more and more Hawaii artists are relying on the kindness of online strangers.

2012 Hale Aina Event and Winners 11.6.11

Kid-Size Care with Hospice Hawaii

Hospice Hawaii not only cares for terminally ill adults, but now children, too.

Photo Essay: Everyday Life in 20th Century Honolulu

Hawaiian Music's Future After Borders

Music Crunch: Borders’ closing means new challenges for Hawaiian music.

The Most Popular Names for Hawaii Babies Born in 2010

Field Guide: Bringing Down the House

Looking for a different karaoke experience? Head to one of these six spots on your next night out.

Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Places

Each year, we look for our state’s most endangered historic places through a partnership with the Historic Hawaii Foundation and the State Historic Preservation Division. The list is a call to action, but it’s also a way to appreciate the hidden treasures of our built environment. This year we see Kapahulu Avenue with new eyes, imagine the way plantation workers gathered in the 1900s and consider—if only for a moment—if an ugly building is worth saving.

The Honolulu Symphony Revival

Symphony, Revived: Not content to let the symphony die, local business leaders have a new business model, one they hope will ensure symphony musicians take the stage this month.

A Month of Vegetarian Cuisine

Vegivore Month: Three high-end restaurants take vegetarian cuisine from earthy to ethereal.

De-Listing the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle?

Turtle Troubles… Over?: It’s been illegal to hunt honu for decades. Some say it’s been long enough.

Realist Art at Windward Community College

Realism Rises: For a growing number of local Honolulu artists, the most exciting painting techniques are the oldest ones.

TED Conference in Honolulu

Local Genius: A national lecture series gets a Hawaii-specific version this month.

The Opihi Shellfish Story

What’s going on underneath those shells? From gastronomy to conservation to evolutionary biology, we pry the secrets out of these little limpets.

An Open Letter to APEC Attendees

Humpback Whales Return to Hawaii

2012 Hale Aina Awards Presentation

The Last Days of Club Hubba Hubba

After a thorough renovation, about all that's left of Honolulu's most infamous strip club is the legendary neon sign out front, and the memories of Hubba Hubba's lurid past.

Editor's Page: Time Travel

100 years ago, Honolulu seemed more 19th century than 20th. Amazing things were coming.

Things to Do in November in Hawaii

Get Out and Go: Eating mochi, practicing yoga, singing along to “Wicked Game” and honoring U.S. veterans. There’s something for everyone out there this month.

Woodworking with Honolulu Furniture Co.

Hawaiiana Furniture: A local furniture company brings Hawaiiana into the 21st century.