August 2016: Table of Contents
ON THE COVER: HONOLULU HAS ALL KINDS OF HIDDEN NOOKS AND CRANNIES, LIKE THIS ONE: COCKROACH COVE, TO THE LOCALS, “FROM HERE TO ETERNITY” BEACH TO EVERYONE ELSE.
PHOTO: AARON YOSHINO
A new crop of farmers looks to grow fresh local food by trying innovative agricultural methods. The result? Mushrooms, goat cheese, microgreens and more.
By Catherine Toth Fox
We delve deep into underground passages, secret societies and mysteries—including a few we pass by every day without noticing—to bring you the best secrets the city has to offer.
By Don Wallace with James Charisma, Robbie Dingeman, Michael Keany, Colby Lawton, Stacey Makiya, Natalie Schack, Brie Thalmann and Catherine Toth Fox
A presidential mural
President Barack Obama looks determined in “Hapa,” a new mural adorning an office on Ward Avenue.
We’ve got your perfect summer playlist, a special Taco Tuesday, LGBT films and more.
By Katrina Valcourt
The National Park Service turns 100
The National Park Service marks a century.
By Catherine Toth Fox
Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.
What’s up with the Hawai‘i GOP?
The Hawai‘i GOP makes news with name-calling, swearing and welcoming disgraced Democrat Rod Tam.
By Neal Milner
Quote Unquote: Shelley Tadaki Cramer
After establishing a career in high-end retail companies on the West Coast, Shelley Tadaki Cramer returned home to Honolulu as Saks Fifth Avenue’s vice president and general manager, to lead the team that opens the new store in Waikīkī, with a workforce of 130. The Maryknoll grad earned a bachelor’s in finance and marketing and MBA from Gonzaga University. She and her husband have two daughters, 5 and 11.
Interview by Robbie Dingeman
Field Notes: Andagi Makers
Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: andagi makers.
By Colby Lawton
Breezy sun hats, off-the shoudler tops and Noa Noa’s new summer swimwear.
BY STACEY MAKIYA AND BRIE THALMANN
‘Ono: Food and Dining
A review of Mahina & Sun’s, Ed Kenney’s latest, in the trendy new Surfjack Hotel.
By Kawehi Haug
Editor’s Page: Sharing Secrets
Make a difference.
By Robbie Dingeman
Afterthoughts: Omiyage Joe’s
We always love what we can’t have.
By Michael Keany
From Our Files
HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.
BY Michael Keany