April 2022: Table of Contents
Meet some of the powerful, inspiring women who are pushing Honolulu forward in various fields, from arts to government to the environment to sports.
By Robbie Dingeman, Stacey Makiya, Natalie Schack, Carlyn Tani, Kathryn Drury Wagner and Don Wallace
What Needs to Change For Women?
In the past 50 years, women in Hawai‘i have gained in individual rights, pay equity, and access to education and sports. But we haven’t achieved equality as many women still earn less than their male counterparts and shoulder more family responsibilities.
Make the most of summer with more than 40 academic, enriching and inspiring options for your keiki.
As you drive along North King Street, bright plumeria and ginger blossom designs catch your eye on a bus-sized structure fronting Richie’s Drive Inn. It’s Kalihi’s first public parklet.
Stroll through rows of Christmas trees, laugh out loud in a (smaller) crowd, go crafting and start 2022 with an aria or two.
Duke Kahanamoku negotiated more troubled waters than we think, as the thrilling Waterman biopic shows, while two Hawaiian films ask where Duke’s Hawai‘i went.
By Don Wallace
Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.
Given how well it grows in Hawai‘i (the plant is related to the hala tree), it’s surprising how little it’s known in the Islands, outside of Southeast Asian communities. But that’s changing: Taste it in these sweets and a cocktail.
By Maria Burke
From Our Files
HONOLULU Magazine emerged from predecessor Paradise of the Pacific, which began in 1888, fulfilling a commission by King Kalākaua. That makes it the oldest continuously published magazine west of the Mississippi, with an enviable archive worth diving into each month.
- 1927: Finding Balance on Tourism
- 1977: Want to Get Elected on O‘ahu?
- 2007: Who’s Designing Honolulu?
- 1947: Connecting Through Culture at The Honolulu Museum of Art
Six wonder wāhine we adore for their standout styles, bright ideas and support of one another.
- Meet HONOLULU Magazine’s April 2022 Cover Artist, Margaret Rice
- Up Next: Keep An Eye Out For These Wahine-Owned Lines On The Rise
- 2 New Locally Made Face Luminizers That Will Enhance Your Beauty Game
By Stacey Makiya and Brie Thalmann
Cooking on Their Terms
The restaurant industry is notoriously tough, especially for women in a male-dominated field. These three women veered off the traditional restaurant route to forge their own culinary paths.
By Lesa Griffith
We dedicate this issue to all the powerful wāhine who inspire us.
Local haole never feels more local than when he’s scrolling through posts on Da Bullehtin.
Special Promotional Sections
Hawaiian Electric presents a look at what the experts in design, transportation, agriculture and energy see for the Hawai‘i of 2050.
Wāhine of Hawai‘i
HONOLULU Magazine is proud to celebrate some of the fierce females—from distinguished trailblazers to the next generation of wave makers—spanning multiple industries who inspire, empower and help shape the landscape of Hawai‘i.