November 2013

Features

Reasons We Love Honolulu

Reasons We Love Honolulu

Sure, we're lucky to live in Hawaii, but if you live on Oahu, there's so much more to the place than sunsets and beaches. From paiai delivered, to cool aloha wear, from Dave Shoji to gay marriage,...

Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Places

Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Places

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

Hawaiian Language: Dead or Alive?

Hawaiian Language: Dead or Alive?

Thousands more young people today speak Olelo Hawaii (Hawaiian language) than did their counterparts 30 years ago. Or at least they’re schooled in it. But is that enough to revive a language?

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific 125 Years of Covers

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific 125 Years of Covers

We've got a new book coming out with covers spanning 125 years of our magazine's history. Here are some of our favorites.

New: Budnamujip, high-end Korean barbecue

New: Budnamujip, high-end Korean barbecue

Korean barbecue goes high end at Budnamujip.

Photo Essay: Life O Kai

Photo Essay: Life O Kai

Departments

Letters to the Editor: Feedback

Feedback for September and October 2013 issues.

Shopping: Winter's Hottest Trend: Bold Sunglasses

Tune in to winter’s biggest accessory trend–bold statement sunglasses that seamlessly blend retro silhouettes with notice-me-now details.

Shopping: Scarves and sweaters in Hawaii? You'd be surprised

Luckily, local designers have got your back (and neck!) this winter, whipping up cozy-yet-lightweight scarves, jackets and sweaters.

Shopping: Hawaii Menswear: Aloha Shirts get fresh

Mixing in playful patterns and unexpected layers, three local gents use their signature styles to create fresh looks around the classic aloha shirt.

Special Promotional Section: 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

HONOLULU Magazine's 2013 great holiday gift ideas from our advertisers.

Calabash: Reasons We Love Honolulu

Sure, we're lucky to live in Hawaii, but if you live on Oahu, there's so much more to the place than sunsets and beaches. From paiai delivered, to cool aloha wear, from Dave Shoji to gay marriage,...

Calabash: Insta Life Honolulu

We asked readers to Instagram the reasons they love living in Honolulu, with the hashtag #luckywelivehonolulu. Here are our favorites.

News: Hawaii's Most Endangered Historic Places

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

News: Hawaiian Language: Dead or Alive?

Thousands more young people today speak Olelo Hawaii (Hawaiian language) than did their counterparts 30 years ago. Or at least they’re schooled in it. But is that enough to revive a language?

Opinion: Welcome to the Issue: Lucky Us

For 125 years and counting, we’re still loving Honolulu.

Food: Chinatown's new Moroccan and Lebanese cuisine, Kan Zaman

Not long ago, two chefs peddled tacos from their food trucks. They fell in love (platonically), And together, they opened Kan Zaman to serve the food they missed from their home countries.

Food: Where to get Absinthe in Honolulu

Yes, they’re louching absinthe in Honolulu. No, it’s not a hallucination.

Food: Steam your Thanksgiving turkey in a Hawaiian imu

Imu fundraisers offer stress-free Thanksgiving meals, Hawaiian-style.

Around Town: 'Recalling Hawaii' brings national and international hula dancers to the state

A new hula production features dancers and chanters from eight halau spanning three Hawaii islands, one West Coast state and two European countries.

Shopping: Winter's Hottest Trend: Bold Sunglasses

Tune in to winter’s biggest accessory trend–bold statement sunglasses that seamlessly blend retro silhouettes with notice-me-now details.

Shopping: Scarves and sweaters in Hawaii? You'd be surprised

Luckily, local designers have got your back (and neck!) this winter, whipping up cozy-yet-lightweight scarves, jackets and sweaters.

Shopping: HI Priority Mail: Made In Hawaii gifts

This holiday season, send your off-island loved ones locally made presents worth cheering about, and leave the tacky, convenience-store stuff on the shelf.

Shopping: Hawaii Menswear: Aloha Shirts get fresh

Mixing in playful patterns and unexpected layers, three local gents use their signature styles to create fresh looks around the classic aloha shirt.

Books: HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific 125 Years of Covers

We've got a new book coming out with covers spanning 125 years of our magazine's history. Here are some of our favorites.

Entertainment: From Our Files: Hawaii Firsts

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since the 1888 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Entertainment: 6 People Making a Difference in Honolulu

Meet a few people making Honolulu a better place for all of us.

Entertainment: 9 Things to Do in November

It’s all about the arts this fall: intricate Bollywood costumes, erotic Japanese art, a Spanish quartet and stand-up comedy.

Dining: Chinatown's new Moroccan and Lebanese cuisine, Kan Zaman

Not long ago, two chefs peddled tacos from their food trucks. They fell in love (platonically), And together, they opened Kan Zaman to serve the food they missed from their home countries.

Dining: New: Budnamujip, high-end Korean barbecue

Korean barbecue goes high end at Budnamujip.

Dining: Where to get Absinthe in Honolulu

Yes, they’re louching absinthe in Honolulu. No, it’s not a hallucination.

Dining: Closing Indigo

Recently, after 19 years of business, Indigo closed its doors.

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: Beyond Beauty

Hawaii wants to be loved as more than just a pretty face.