November 2012

Features

Honolulu in 1888: The City That Made the Magazine

Honolulu in 1888: The City That Made the Magazine

King David Kalakaua founded this magazine under a royal charter as Paradise of the Pacific, publishing our first issue in January 1888. On these pages, we take you back in time to see what life in...

Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Places 2012

Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Places 2012

You can describe a place using words. You can show a place with pictures. But to really experience a place, you have to stand in it. This is our list of the most endangered historic places in Hawaii.

Where You Wen Grad?

Where You Wen Grad?

We take a look inside your high school yearbooks to find what’s changed about the local high school experience over the years, and what’s stayed exactly the same.

The Hawaiian Plate Explained

The Hawaiian Plate Explained

The restaurants, the factories, the farmers, the history, the origins.

911 for the Life Aquatic: Hawaii’s Marine Mammal Response Network

911 for the Life Aquatic: Hawaii’s Marine Mammal Response Network

For dolphins, whales or seals in bad situations, Hawaii’s Marine Mammal Response Network knows just what to do.

Departments

News: Psychotherapy with Horses on Oahu's North Shore

Horse Sense: Got a long face? Maybe a horse can help.

News: Unsolicited Advice: Add a Pedestrian Bridge over the Ala Wai at University Ave.

We’re overdue to add at least one more bridge. Even a pedestrian overpass connecting the makai end of University Avenue to Kalaimoku Street in Waikiki would make a difference.

News: The Outdoor Circle Celebrates 100 Years Beautifying Honolulu

A Green Century: The Outdoor Circle has been beautifying Honolulu for 100 years now.

Around Town: Top 5 Things to Do this Week in Honolulu, Hawaii

From Ozomatli at The Republik to Honolulu City Lights at Honolulu Hale, here are five things to do this week in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Around Town: AIA Honolulu Opens Center for Architecture on Fort Street

Dream House: You’re always welcome at the new Center for Architecture.

Around Town: The Manifest's Man Challenge in Honolulu

1, 2, 3, grow!: If you notice a friend sporting a new beard this month, they might be participating in The Manifest’s third annual Man Challenge in Honolulu.

Around Town: Things to Do in November in Hawaii

The holidays are upon us. Before you’re dragged into the Christmas frenzy, relax and enjoy November.

Arts: Sheraton Kona Resort Embraces Traditional Hawaiian Design

Going Pono: A local resort embraces traditional Hawaiian design.

Shopping: Parent-and-Child Style Combos

Clothes to Home: Local designers know that in Hawaii, family matters, so they’re putting out parent-and-child-style combos that are winning matches.

Shopping: New Fashions from Moani Yoga

Zen At Work: Ohm-M-G fashions from Moani Yoga.

Shopping: Guava Shop's All-Around Beachwear

Go with the Flow: A new line from North Shore’s Guava Shop.

Shopping: Pieces of Me’s Decorative Pillows

Pillow Talk: Precision stitching, painstakingly serged edges and impeccable trims on pillows from Pieces of Me.

Shopping: Travel Accessories for Winter Travel

Cold Pack: Warm up to wintery city travels with these no-fail, stylish essentials—cozy sweaters, versatile separates and glamorous nighttime accessories are ready for take off.

Shopping: Kauai Model Leilani Bishop's New Fragrance Line

Model of Success: Top model Leilani Bishop of Kauai isn’t just another pretty face.

Music Review: CD Reviews: Keola Beamer and Weldon Kekauoha

Music reviews of Keola Beamer and Weldon Kekauoha.

Field Notes: Field Notes: Ladies Bowl Free

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Her Way Thursdays at Aiea Bowl.

From Our Files

The November 2012 archives from our files of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: Rear View Mirror

Objects of the past may be closer than they appear.

Editor's Page: Editor's Page: Looking Back

As far as 1888, when this magazine was born.