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October 2013: Table of Contents


On the Cover: "Scary Issue" Illustration: Erik Ries



Living History

Vintage-home owners maintain a piece of history for generations to come, despite costly restoration. But the challenge of keeping with tradition is what makes it fun for these Honolulu women.

Get Ready

With the prospect of a major disaster ever looming, is Honolulu doomed? Take a look at some of the potential worst-case scenarios and what you can do to prepare.


Downtown Zombie Crawl
Reasons to get out and go in October
Uber comes to Honolulu
Urban bird watching
Relaxation roundup
Field Notes: The Aloha Hawaiian Parrot Association


An inside look at some of the talent in Hawaii Fashion Month: upcoming designer profiles, our favorite OUTFIT market lines and a peek at the Children and Youth Day fashion show.

Ono: Food & Dining

From picnic tables to white tablecloths, the chefs behind Arancino at the Kahala and The Signature are stepping up to fine dining. Plus, meet the ex-football player who bought Liliha Bakery.

From Our Files


HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.


Welcome to the Issue

The new way for cities to bounce back from disaster.

Afterthoughts: Scare Tactics

Maybe a little fear won't hurt us.


Our readers respond.

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Colin Nishida, Beloved Chef and Restaurateur, Leaves a Culinary Legacy

Colin Nishida

An entire community remembers the owner of Side Street Inn.


Closing of Popular Lanikai Pillbox Hike Delayed Until Further Notice

Lanikai Pillbox Hike

The state asks for public input as it works to repair the old concrete observation stations on the trail, commonly known as “pillboxes.”


First Look: Panda Dimsum in Kalihi

Panda Dim Sum

Frogs, hedgehogs and bees, oh my! This spot dishes up cute, Instagrammable dumplings.


Kaimukī Gets da Shop, a New Kind of Bookstore and Event Space

Da Shop

It takes guts to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in the days of instant online gratification, but in da Shop, local publisher Bess Press has found a way to allow fickle/loyal readers to have their cake and eat it, too.


20 Great O‘ahu Hikes

Explore 20 great adventures that offer beautiful vistas, waterfalls and more.



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