February 2014: Table of Contents

On the cover: Solar power is hot. Find out what that means for HECO on page 36.

Photo: David Croxford


Why I Left Hawaii

Another promising Honolulu artist moved to Portland, Ore. What gives?

Flipping the Grid

An increasing number of homeowners are slashing their power bills with solar. What this means for HECO, and for you.

Ilikai Five-0

One of Waikiki’s most iconic landmarks turns 50 this month. Here’s the story of how this hotel/condo hybrid came to be.

Best Dentists

HONOLULU Magazine helps you find the dentist you need, whether it’s for a routine checkup or more specialized work, with this list of 244 top dentists in the Islands, as recommended by other dentists.


Getting ready for Valentine’s
February Picks
Judge Sam King’s new book
Quote Unquote: Gilad Janklowicz
Field Notes: Paragliding


Power couples, hot spring trends and how to stagger delicate and heavy rings.

Ono: Food & Dining

New restaurant MW, reviewed, plus a ramen roundup, local chocolate and more.

From Our Files  

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.


Editor’s Page: Connections

Everything’s related.

Afterthoughts: Unplugged    

Going off the grid used to be more dramatic.


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