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October 2019: Table of Contents



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Hollywood Ending

Last year was Hawai‘i’s most lucrative year to date for film production. So why are we setting limits that some say will keep studios away?

by JAMES CHARISMA

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Women’s Health: Family Matters

The joy of starting a family can quickly turn to heartbreak for women faced with fertility challenges. But new-to-Hawai‘i techniques, a rare insurance rule and local groups can now provide support and hope.

by natalie schack

 

Calabash


October Picks

Culture, comedy, charity and cuisine kick off the fall season on O‘ahu. So start planning now—the events listed here are just a sampling of what’s to come.

By Katie Kenny

SEE ALSO: HONOLULU Magazine’s Fall 2019 Bucket List: The 66 Best Things to Do on O‘ahu


 

Hawai‘i’s Woodshow on the move

A new location for Hawai‘i’s Woodshow means a more than century-old hall will welcome visitors for a rare public event.

By christi Young

 

Kiosks bring smart safety to Chinatown and Waikīkī

Yes, that box is talking to you.

By Shinae Lee

 

A lecture series honoring W.S. Merwin

The W.S. Merwin memorial lecture series begins this month, inspired by the late poet laureate’s palm garden on Maui.

By Martha Cheng

 

Tour cultural sites in ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i

Choose from a hundred free, ethically sourced guided tours thanks to Native Stories. The app’s gone global and adds Japanese-language programming this fall. (And did we mention that we love it?)

By Don Wallace

 

Four new things to try at Mānoa Chocolate

Mānoa Chocolate opened a new factory capable of churning out 50,000 chocolate bars a month, more than twice as many as the old spot. Here are four new things you can get here.

By Martha Cheng

 

The Ghost Bar returns

Spooky spirits.

By Katrina Valcourt

 

Quote Unquote: stage combat teacher Nicolas Logue

When Nicolas Logue started as assistant professor of theater and creative media at Windward Community College seven years ago, there were only two elective theater classes. Today, WCC offers 16 courses and an associate degree in theater. Logue teaches acting and stage combat, and also created a study abroad program for WCC acting students to visit London; Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon; or Los Angeles every summer.

By James Charisma

 

Da Meter

Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.

BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF

 

From Our Files: Polynesian Cultural Center in 1967

When the original Magnum, P.I., went off the air in 1988, it was one of TV’s highest-rated shows. Twenty years later the reboot debuted. Its new season premieres Friday, Sept. 27.

By Katrina Valcourt

SEE ALSO: 41 Thoughts We Had While Watching the New “Magnum P.I.”


 

Style


The ’90s are totally back, dude. Plus, a line of towels perfect for surfers, and a former Miss Hawai‘i USA tells us how she got into designing engagement rings.

by stacey makiya and brie thalmann

 

HONOLULU Magazine October 2019 Cover

Tax credit incentives lure many Hollywood productions to the Islands, bringing with them millions of dollars. But that could be changing.
Photos: Getty Images. Cover design: James Nakamura.

‘Ono: Food and Dining


Reviews of three new restaurants: Tane Vegan Izakaya, Skull & Crown Trading Co. and TBD… (yes, that’s what it’s called).

by robbie dingeman, lesa griffith and katrina valcourt with martha cheng

 

Opinion


Editor’s Page: Dear Unnamed Writer

The letters arrive periodically—handwritten and anonymous.

BY CHRISTI YOUNG

 

Inside HONOLULU: So Extra

Peek behind the scenes at one writer’s Where’s Waldo?-like acting “career” in locally shot movies and TV shows.

BY JAMES CHARISMA

 

Afterthoughts: All Together Now

We all need a little space in the office. But sharing it isn’t so bad.

By Katrina Valcourt


Rosé all day! Celebrate with HONOLULU Magazine at our Rosé Soirée presented by Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan on Oct. 12 at the IBM Building Courtyard in Ward Village. Sip on a selection of refreshing wines and enjoy bites from some of Hawai‘i’s top restaurants, including Feast, 12th Ave Grill, Pai Honolulu and La Vie. VIPs get early access and exclusive dishes by Senia. Stop and smell the rosé! Learn more and buy tickets now at hnltix.com. Check out last year’s photo gallery!

 

 

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