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November 1, 2007
Planned Parenthood’s Ann Rahall
Chronicling the Islands since 1888.
It’s been two years since Mufi Hannemann took over Honolulu Hale. Is the city any better off today?
Del Monte pineapple plantation’s decision to shut down two years early leaves hundreds of workers wondering how to move on.
The shutdown of one of Hawai‘i’s few remaining pineapple plantations leaves 600 workers without jobs and possibly 200 without homes.
HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific, chronicling the Islands since 1888.
It’s true—the local favorite is back.
With only one person overseeing more than 40 of O‘ahu’s hiking trails, the state gets extra help from an unexpected source.
Hawai‘i’s charter schools still struggle to find permanent homes.
How can Hawai‘i’s majority pick itself up after falling so far?
Ironman competitor John Dermengian
Whether you're enjoying retirement or saving for your kids' college tuition, loving life in the fast lane or trying to slow down, we've got the neighborhood for you.
What happens when bones are found at a construction site?
How the state is using its detention home as a warehouse for mentally ill kids.
After a one-year break, the Ka Himeni Ana song contest is back.
HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific--chronicling the Islands since 1888.
Not all of Hawai’i’s earliest Filipino immigrants came to work on plantations.
From Jazz to Rock to Reggae, Hawaii’s creating great music.
Laura E. Thielen
In May 2001, we published "The Death of Public School," taking the state Department of Education to task for failing to do its job. It's been five years—has public education gotten any better?
Inside McClain's, which has handled many of Hawai'i's prominent auctions, including the liquidation of Liberty House. photo: Olivier Koning Over the past 25 years, serious collectors and bargain hunters have gravitated to McClain Auctions' public sales in Kaka'ako. Now the…
How did the first Hawaiian music Grammy change the local music industry? Look no further than this year's nominations.
Thirty-six acres of prime public lands in Kaka'ako could undergo a radical change. But not if some concerned citizens can help it
Nathan Kurosawa’s The Ride, which won the 2003 Audience Award for Best Feature at the 2003 Louis Vuitton Hawai‘i International Film Festival, drew more than 15,000 at its Sunset on the Beach screening that year. Now, you can catch the…
photo: John Bilderback click for larger image Backdoor might not be as well known as Pipeline, its sister left-breaking wave, but it can be just as treacherous. Even veterans like Perry Dane have their off days at this bone-crushing North…
Over the past century, more than 300,000 Filipinos have immigrated to Hawai'i. Among them are three generations of my family.
A peek into the sometimes daunting,sometimes exhilarating world of Island singles.
To celebrate the city and county of Honolulu's centennial anniversary, Honolulu Magazine honors 100 noteworthy citizens from throughout the past 100 years.
Last month, Barbara Uphouse Wong became executive director of the state Campaign Spending Commission, replacing Bob Watada, who retired earlier this year. Wong was one of the first female police officers in Honolulu and headed the department's white-colla
Locals in Hawai'i have their own ideas on everything, from how food should taste to how holidays should be celebrated. We've even got our own way of speaking the English language.
21. Drown a graduate in lei. Funny how it creeps up on you. One day, you're the 17-year-old graduate, dizzy from the smell of pikake or maile. Then, before you know it, you get a graduation announcement in the mail,…
Oct. 1925: "Twenty-seven hours in the air, nine days in purgatory, seven days in paradise. Cmdr. John Rodgers and his crew of four have had that experience," writes Paradise of the Pacific, predecessor to HONOLULU Magazine. Rodgers had attempted the…
This summer, the median price of an O‘ahu home topped $610,000. You’d practically have to be a millionaire just to buy in, say, Mililani Mauka. But if you think those prices are crazy, just wait until you see…
The Windward Spouse Abuse Shelter gives battered women more than just a place to stay.
Sept. 1930: Paradise of the Pacific, predecessor to HONOLULU Magazine, visits a bustling sugar plantation on O'ahu. "Occasionally we saw two or three tiny Filipino or Japanese women emerging from the tall cane clothed in the garb of their task,…
From plantation towns to planned communities, Central O‘ahu has its share of secret spots, a bumper crop of bowling alleys and neighborhood eats.
We celebrated National Take a Hike Day (Nov. 17), with a round up of our top picks for the best hikes on the Island.
Not willing to change her identity to be part of the industry, Mahina Florence is at the height of her career because of her flawless Hawaiian complexion, strong athletic build, and friendly aloha spirit.
These restaurants and cafés hold themselves to a higher eco-standard that make deciding where to eat for ocean-minded people an easy decision.