Honolulu Magazine - August 2007

Letters

...on the 50 Greatest Hawaii Songs, live jazz in Hawaii and on the use of scientific theory to prove that God exists.

Ballots for Buildings

Bishop Museum Science Adventure Center photo: courtesy of AIA-Honolulu The Honolulu chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) doles out annual awards to recognize great design. For the first time, they’re letting the public weigh in through the new…

Field of Creams

photo by David Croxford Tucked into an old anthurium farm in Hilo, a company called Ola creates sophisticated spa goodies—body butters, foot scrubs, lotions—that are hand-made using fresh fruit, flowers, volcanic pumice and other natural ingredients. “I wanted to do…

Drug-sniffing Dogs?

The state of Hawaii’s Board of Education is considering a program that would use trained dogs to sniff out contraband on public school campuses across the state. Is this a good idea?