Author: Joan Namkoong

Two Scoops Art

For billions of people, rice is life—and this month, as the Academy shows us, it’s also inspiration for art.

Island Pork?

The minute a pig’s trotters hit our Hawai‘i soil, it magically becomes kama‘aina.

A Boot Camp for Foodies

Donning a pair of checkered pants, white jacket, neckerchief and apron made me feel pretty cool. Then came the paper toque and a twinge of nervousness set in. I was going to be a "chef."Having never been formally trained in…

Best of Honolulu 2004

Our annual guide to living better in Honolulu by readers and editors. The Best of Honolulu