HONOLULU Magazine - April 2023 March 31, 2023 James Nakamura Family Activities4 Ways to Create Summertime Magic With Your Family Jasmine Chagnon, Make special memories as a family this summer and check out our Summer Programs Guide for 30 more ideas. From the Magazine2023 Faces of Hawai’i HONOLULU Branded Content Team, (Special Promotional Section) HONOLULU Magazine celebrates some of Hawai‘i’s prominent leaders and businesses who are making waves in their industry. Editor’s PageAloha to Scott Schumaker HONOLULU Magazine Team, Scott Schumaker, longtime HONOLULU publisher and president of aio Media Group, is trading in magazines for fishing poles and grill gear. FeatureGreen Day–HONOLULU Sits Down With Governor Josh Green Don WallaceWith an endless slate of troubles and a rare budget surplus, Governor Josh Green talks about his incongruous journey, open-access style of governing and unwavering mission. Local Brands & BoutiquesLocal Alohawear Brand Flourishes With a Nod From New York Times Stacey Makiya, Self-taught fashion designer David Shepard’s line of aloha shirts and womenswear are inspired by native Hawaiian flora and fauna. Things To DoStaff Picks: Things to Do in Honolulu in April Julie Stanley, Groove to bossa nova, sample Spam dishes on Kalākaua Avenue, or spend an afternoon tailgating and watching polo. BooksFashion Designer and Lei-Maker Meleana Estes Launches A New Book Stacey Makiya, Exploring the craftsmanship and community of lei culture,"Lei Aloha: Celebrating the Vibrant Flowers and Lei of Hawai‘i" comes out on April 25. Local Brands & BoutiquesLocal Brand Laulima's Designs Feature Lovely Native Flora and Fauna Brie Thalmann, Helmed by a conservation biologist, the Hilo label’s nature-inspired fashions and home goods are a call to protect endangered native species. Food & DiningMeet Hawai‘i Pastry Chefs Beverly Luk and Michael Moorhouse Martha Cheng, These innovators from Nami Kaze and the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel have been baking some of Hawai‘i’s best desserts for years. Things To DoYour Ultimate Guide to Concerts and Live Music in Honolulu Julie Stanley, Check out who’s taking the stage this spring at concert venues around O‘ahu. Local AgricultureMālama ‘Āina: Caring for the Land Robbie DingemanWe explore how climate change is complicating our push to grow more of our own food and hastening the extinction of our native species. Around TownA Former Sushi Chef Sells and Sharpens Knives at Aframes in Kalihi Mari Taketa, Find this off-the-beaten-path knife sharpener amid the fish and produce stalls of City Square’s open market. StyleFirst Look: Honolulu Has Its First Ron Herman Boutique Brie Thalmann, Get a look at the hip LA boutique's new Honolulu outpost, brimming with hard-to-get labels and cool collabs with Hawai‘i brands. AfterthoughtsHonolulu’s Pay Phones Feel Like Relics From the Past James Charisma, An ode to Honolulu's pay phones, vivid reminders of the days before cell phones were constantly in hand. Dear pay phone: Keep on keeping on. From Our FilesFrom Our Files: See What the Punahou Carnival Looked Like in 1948 Brie Thalmann, We flipped back 75 years to see what Honolulu was buzzing about in April 1948. EducationHONOLULU Family’s 2023 Hawai‘i Summer Programs Guide Honolulu Family Team, Brush up on art, enhance your academics, or learn how to play an instrument or a new sport this summer. MusicMeet Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra’s First Composer in Residence as told to Robbie Dingeman, Michael-Thomas Foumai, whose music is lauded on the global stage as “vibrant and cinematic," is the first person to hold this post.