August 2020: Table of Contents
Lē‘ahi. Photo: Getty Images. Photo composite: James Nakamura
The pandemic shutdown devastated our economy but also abruptly reduced our trash consumption and energy use, reignited the fervor for local agriculture and revitalized areas suddenly uncluttered by crowds. But what will it take to translate all this into long-term change? We took a look at three key areas and asked experts what we should do next.
By michelle broder van dyke, martha cheng and jayna omaye
James of All Trades
From bow hunting to bartending, I became one of Honolulu’s most certified citizens in two weeks.
by james charisma
The view from Quiora, one of our favorite restaurants for alfresco dining.
PHOTO: LEAH FRIEL
Peaceful Black Lives Matter protests across Hawai‘i in June overflowed with anger and tears in response to police killings of Black people in several states.
By Robbie Dingeman
Asking For a Friend
As places continue to reopen in Hawai‘i and we can do more things, why are we feeling even more anxious?
BY ROBBIE DINGEMAN
Still bummed your adventure travel plans were canceled? Well #LuckyWeLiveHONOLULU because there are a number of wonderful ways to safely get moving while practicing social distancing and staying put on-island.
By Katie Kenny
The Heat Goes On
If you can’t handle the heat, get out of the kitchen—but grab a bottle of hot sauce on your way out. Here’s a rundown of the restaurant-made hot sauces you can buy.
By Christi Young
Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.
From Our Files
For 133 years HONOLULU Magazine has kept its readers and advertisers at the vanguard of fashion, insight and fun. Starting out as Paradise of the Pacific in 1888 with a commission from King Kalākaua, we’re the oldest continually publishing magazine west of the Mississippi—and our archives rock!
Lecturer Fanny W. Krause Travels North America to Teach People About the Hawaiian Islands
The Islands Celebrate 100 Years of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1950
Why Did a Honolulu Architecture Firm Work on the Design for a South Pole Research Station in 2000?
BY Katrina Valcourt
Three new flower shops, an eco-friendly store in Kailua and virtual fashion shows.
By Stacey Makiya and Christi Young
Out in the Open
When one door shuts, the outdoors open. Here are some of our favorite restaurants around the island for dining alfresco.
by james charisma, martha cheng, katie kenny, kelli shiroma braiotta, mari taketa, katrina valcourt and christi young
Editor’s Page: When It’s Time to Change
Sometimes returning to normal is the biggest mistake of all.
BY CHRISTI YOUNG
Afterthoughts: Hiding in Plain Sight
“As a Black college student from Hawai‘i, I wanted to make my mark in New York. But an encounter with police taught me instead to be invisible.”
by jayson harper