Honolulu Magazine - April 2005

Dining: Burning

Reviews of five Mexican restaurants in Honolulu, Quintero's, Compadres, Cha Cha Cha Salseria, El Burrito, La Bamba

Making a Difference: Let the Music Play

 Dave and Sherry PettusPhoto: macario On the morning of the first performance of what was to become the Hamakua Music Festival, Sherry Pettus woke up with a huge rash on her face. It had been raining. For months, she and…

Letters

 Letters to the Editor may be sent to: Honolulu Magazine, P.O. Box 913, Honolulu, HI, 96808-0913,  faxed: 537-6455 or e-mailed: letters_honmag@pacificbasin.net  “NO DOGS ALLOWED,” FEBRUARY 2005 Kathryn Drury’s article on difficulties faced by pet owners in finding pet-friendly places to…

Evacuating Waikiki

 Illustration: Michael Austin As kamaaina watched the devastation unleashed across the Pacific by December’s tsunami, one thought leapt to mind: What if? Take Waikiki. As many as 100,000 people are packed into a low-lying, shoreline area, with limited escape routes.…

Recommended

Recommended media, April 2005, Mark Lutwak, Daniel de Castro, Deborah Pope, Gary Pak, Children of a Fireland, Dead man, Neil Young, Ray Charles, Genius Loves Company

Portrait of Kailua

Photo: heather titus Through sheer determination, Kailua photographer Heather Titus managed to sell hundreds of copies of her first book—before it even hit the stores. Passion & Beauty showcases more than 20 years of Titus’ work, capturing images of beaches…

The Life of a Legend

Photo: Courtesy of the Aikau Family Eddie Aikau is one of the most revered figures in Hawaii’s history. But few people know any more about him than his accomplishments as a big-wave surfer and his tragic disappearance at sea 27…

The Perfect Suit

 Andy Mohan, left, fits a customer at his downtown showroom.Photo: gina finkelstein Once upon a time, Honolulu men knew how to dress. In the 1880s, this magazine’s founder, King David Kalakaua, wouldn’t be seen downtown in anything but a tailor-made…