September 2006


Best Places to Live

Whether you're enjoying retirement or saving for your kids' college tuition, loving life in the fast lane or trying to slow down, we've got the neighborhood for you.

Akaka vs. Case: The Political Showdown of the Year

The outcome of this race will say more about Hawai‘i than about either of the candidates.

Full Tanks and Empty Reefs

Can Hawai‘i balance the demands of aquarium lovers with the need for conservation?

The Things They Carried

Take a revealing look into the handbags—and lives—of strangers. What’s in your bag?


Vacuuming the Reef

Super Sucker and his sidekick, Jr., to the rescue.

Letters - September

Digging Deeper

What happens when bones are found at a construction site?

Isn’t She Lovely?

A beauty pageant spoof raises questions about the real deal.

Scene: Stretch Marks

Appealing to grandmothers, athletes and grandmothers who are athletes, a Pilates studio draws a diverse crowd.

Racing on the Streets

What’s become of Honolulu’s displaced speed demons?

Clipping Service

Double Bind

Keep smoking—your health depends upon it!

Hoku’s 2.0

When you mess with a legend, the whole town gets worried.


Hervy Kurisu

Little League, Big Dreams

By the Numbers

Law: Doe v. Kamehameha Schools

Our reporter sat in as the case was argued in a San Francisco courtroom.

Our Town: Scottish Rite Cathedral

This building boasts a rich history, a little conspiracy and a lot of charity.

Shopping: Home Away from Home

Getting ready to empty the nest? Send off your college-bound student with gifts to make home seem a little closer.

Music Review

Lyle Ritz, No Frills, Flea Market Music

A new book on Iz

From Our Files - September

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