September 2016

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These Identical Twin Brothers Dominate on the Court and on the Runway

One’s a college basketball coach, the other an NYC fashion designer. But identical twins Eran and Asaf Ganot are both reaching pinnacles of success.

A Rare Glimpse into the Lives of Hawai‘i Transgender Professionals at Work

We asked these transgender Hawai‘i residents to show us their workplaces, and tell us about how their transitions have affected their lives and their careers.

Is This the Solution to Solve Hawai‘i’s Serious Doctor Shortage Problem?

Hawai‘i’s chronic shortage of physicians and medical professionals is showing up in longer wait-times for appointments and procedures, but that’s just the beginning. Rising costs and new regulations meant to control them will soon change how health care is delivered in the Islands. Solutions so far are few, but some hope for change is in your hands.

9/11, 15 Years Later: The Untold Story of How Sept. 11 Changed These 5 Lives Forever

How we’ve changed.
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Get Carried Away Planning Your Next Trip with These Roomy Carry-On Bags

Three local fashion houses have created travel carry-ons that are flying off shelves, thanks to their sturdy construction and Hawai‘i-inspired prints that include swaying palm trees, rolling waves and bold tribal patterns. Packin’ ample space and lots of pockets, these tote and duffle bags are equipped to hold everything from an extra pair of clothes and Purell wipes to a dozen Spam musubi.

Afterthoughts: Save Me, Pokémon GO

How to make obsession work for you.

Cozy Up to These Colorful and Trendy Scarves in Time for Fall in Hawai‘i

Layering for fall in Hawai‘i is a breeze. No clunky cable-knit wraps or fleece pullovers to deal with (those would send any local into a tropical depression). Instead, opt for lightweight stylish scarves in cheery hues and Island prints to brave those 78-degree “colder” months.

We Are Windward O‘ahu: Where Tropical Paradise Meets Suburban Charm

(Sponsored) Windward O’ahu is known for its lush valley neighborhoods and vibrant beach towns. There's lots to do and even more to eat, so people journey from near and far to experience all the community has to offer.

Fire Up Your Tastebuds with These Spicy Food Finds in Honolulu

Hot weather calls for spicy food. And we’re here to help you find just the right heat for your palate, from beginner burn to scorchingly spicy.

These Identical Twin Brothers Dominate on the Court and on the Runway

One’s a college basketball coach, the other an NYC fashion designer. But identical twins Eran and Asaf Ganot are both reaching pinnacles of success.

From Our Files: Moments from Hawai‘i’s Past–September Edition

A look back at Honolulu from September 1936 to 1996. Stories taken from the archives of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.

A Rare Glimpse into the Lives of Hawai‘i Transgender Professionals at Work

We asked these transgender Hawai‘i residents to show us their workplaces, and tell us about how their transitions have affected their lives and their careers.

Is This the Solution to Solve Hawai‘i’s Serious Doctor Shortage Problem?

Hawai‘i’s chronic shortage of physicians and medical professionals is showing up in longer wait-times for appointments and procedures, but that’s just the beginning. Rising costs and new regulations meant to control them will soon change how health care is delivered in the Islands. Solutions so far are few, but some hope for change is in your hands.

“The Descendants” Author Kaui Hart Hemmings is On Fire

Hemmings’ latest is partly written as an entry in a cookbook contest for mothers.

3 Hawai‘i Startup Standouts That Use Technology to Make Your Life Easier

A local accelerator propels new companies into the world of technology.

Chris McKinney’s New Book Dives into Honolulu’s Mysterious Underworld

As if writing a novel about his descent into Honolulu’s hostess-bar and criminal scene wasn’t enough, the Kahalu‘u native is going Hollywood with his trademark brashness and chessmaster gamesmanship.

Field Notes: A Spunky Little Library Supported Entirely By Donations

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Makiki Community Library.

Quote Unquote: Longtime Catholic Charities Hawai‘i President Retires, But Not From Giving Back

After a 40-year career at Catholic Charities—21 in Hawai‘i—Jerry Rauckhorst is retiring from the job—but not from giving back. For those 21 years, he has headed the private, 69-year-old social service agency in Hawai‘i, which provides a wide range of services to more than 40,000 people every year, regardless of faith or culture. When the 67-year-old father retires at the end of the year, he plans to teach, travel, babysit his two grandkids and stay involved with the national organization in some way.

Moving Rendition of “Hawai‘i Aloha” Gave Students Real Music Recording Chops

Making music work.

Win Tickets to the Hottest Party in Town!

Join us for a starlight soiree celebrating the culinary stars of this year’s Hale ‘Aina Awards!

Sip, Dine, Mingle, Repeat at the Hale ‘Aina Awards

Dine on dishes from 13 of Hawai‘i’s top restaurants.

9/11, 15 Years Later: The Untold Story of How Sept. 11 Changed These 5 Lives Forever

How we’ve changed.

Enter to Win a Free Body Contouring Treatment - Surgery Free!

(Sponsored) Dr. Carla Nip-Sakamoto, Dr. Miki Garcia and Dr. Summer Chong offer this service at Oahu Dermatology.

Check Out the Home of the Week

(Sponsored) Rare 4 Bedroom / 3 Bath at Hokua

Cocktail Culture

(Sponsored) The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, has been perfecting the tropical drink since the 1950s.

The World’s Greatest Environmental Superstars Are Speaking in Honolulu

The 2016 World Conservation Congress brings environmental power players from around the world to Honolulu this month.

Philanthropy: A Medical Moonshot Outshines Box Jellyfish

Presented by Hawai‘i Community Foundation: (And HCF is Proud to Support that Success).

The 8 Best Things to Do in September 2016

Earth, Wind & Fire says there “never was a cloudy day” in September. See them perform, along with a fitness competition, a wood show and other fun events.

Editor’s Page: Showing Your Stuff

Tests that count.
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