October 2012

Features

Get Smart: How To Do Everything Better in Honolulu (and Beyond)

Get Smart: How To Do Everything Better in Honolulu (and Beyond)

You, dear reader, are a sharp cookie. We know that. Still, there’s always a better “you” out there. Someone who can work better, whip up a tastier meal or even rock harder at karaoke. Start...

Tour de Eats: Food Crawl around Honolulu

Tour de Eats: Food Crawl around Honolulu

Take in the city, three (or four) restaurants at a time with Kalapawai Cafe, Saeng's Thai, Formaggio Grill, Yakiniku Don-Day, Sushi ii, City Cafe, Jinroku, L'Aperitif and Ailana Shave Ice.

Singles Dating in Honolulu

Singles Dating in Honolulu

Here are tales from the frontlines of the singles world—whether you’re 26 or 88, straight or gay, looking for love, or just looking—in Honolulu now.

Departments

News: Q&A with Honolulu Mayoral Candidate Kirk Caldwell

HONOLULU talks with mayoral candidate Kirk Caldwell about rail—is it over?—how we’re going to pay for sewer improvements, and being compared to Mufi Hannemann.

Food: New Foodie Finds Arrive in Honolulu

Try these locally made products from Adoboloco, Maui Preserved and Manoa Chocolate

Around Town: Haunted House Makeup Artist from Hawaii Plantation Village

Halloween Shocker: Makeup artist Noa Laporga puts some finishing touches on a doll mask for this year’s haunted house at Hawaii’s Plantation Village.

Around Town: Field Notes: Gripes and Grievances at the Waikiki Neighborhood Board

Field Notes takes inside looks at the scenes and subcultures of Honolulu. This month: the Waikiki Neighborhood Board.

Around Town: Things to Do in October in Hawaii

October is a patchwork of cultural events. This month, hear a good story, learn how to fish, get super scared, watch aerial acrobats and drink kava.

Shopping: Designs from 19th & Whimsy at Ward Centers

New designs from Lauren Hayashibara, owner and designer of the new 19th & Whimsy clothing line at Ward Centers.

Shopping: Artistic Housewares in Honolulu

Arting Ways: From painterly fashions to graphic-design-minded housewares, creativity reigns in these art-inspired finds.

Shopping: Office Accessories: Big in Japan

Tucked away in the far back corner of Hakubundo’s new Ward location in Honolulu, is a covetable stash of office accessories, writing tools and art supplies.

Shopping: New Boutiques for Keiki and Family Fashions Open in Honolulu

Opening Acts: Two new boutiques settle in nicely, offering up cool rides for tots and stylish family fashions.

Books: Books: Hawaiian Music and Musicians: An Encyclopedic History

Hawaiian Music and Musicians: An Encyclopedic History is an invaluable resource for serious Hawaiian music fans.

Entertainment: Halloween Party Picks in Honolulu, Hawaii

It’s the season to party, so grab a costume, put on some makeup or throw a box on you and call yourself “soap.” Here are our picks for the best Halloween parties, all-month long.

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: Boooooo.

Halloween in Honolulu? Bah humbug.

Editor's Page: Editor's Page: You-niversity

Our guide to self-improvement in Honolulu.