Honolulu Magazine - April 2004

His House/Her House

We know men and women’s tastes can differ on home furnishings and décor. So this month, we sent a pair of writers into Honolulu’s showrooms to find out what would catch their eye.

Hong Kong

I'm sitting in a room no bigger than any typical residential bedroom space, filled, floor to ceiling, with the most striking replicas of modern fashion. My mother and her friend since childhood, Auntie Wong, are haggling with the caretaker of…

Egg Him On

You wouldn't think an egg could ward off evil or keep your house from burning down, unless, of course, you are familiar with pysanky, the Ukrainian folk art of elaborately dyed eggs. A Ukrainian friend of mine explained how the…

OurTown: J Salon

J Salon, a new downtown hair salon, caught our eye the moment it opened on Nu'uanu Avenue. The salon is done up in bold, simple rectangles of bright orange and blue, which seem to hover in the large, open space…

Q+A Stephen Little

Q: You've called your current position your "dream job." Why? A: You can do things with works of art that really illuminate the world. People are only here in the museum for half hour to an hour. Yet in that…

The Reel Story

Honolulu's Art House Theatres may have closed, but there's a new, more accessible venue for independent film lovers and aspiring filmmakers in the Islands. On April 19, OC 16 will begin a series of 12 half-hour magazine-format programs on Hawai'i's…