Urban Archaeology

November 3, 2009

Rowboats down the Street

Let's hope it doesn't storm as hard as it did in 1951. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2009 in History | Permalink | Comments (0)


October 20, 2009

A Shot in the Arm

A 1920s vaccine drive in Honolulu schools helped eradicate a deadly disease. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 in History | Permalink | Comments (0)


September 25, 2009

Over the Edge

Toss yourself off the top of the Sheraton Waikiki! For charity! Read more »

Posted on Friday, September 25, 2009 in General | Permalink | Comments (0)


September 9, 2009

Humble Beginnings

Historical photos offer a glimpse into the early days of the Mormon community in Laie. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 in History | Permalink | Comments (0)


August 18, 2009

The Bus is HEA

A new GPS tracking system takes the guessing out of public transportation. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2009 in Urban Planning | Permalink | Comments (0)


August 11, 2009

A New New Deal

More than 50 years ago, Hawaii's version of the WPA put the unemployed to work. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 in History | Permalink | Comments (0)


About This Blog

Senior Writer Michael Keany has worked at HONOLULU Magazine since 2004, covering everything from architecture to entertainment. He’s a graduate of UH’s School of Journalism and lives in McCully. He blogs about Hawaii architecture, history and urban planning.

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