Honolulu Magazine - December 2005

Fashion

Styling by: Kathryn Drury Wagner Associate editor: Lori Anne Tomonari Photography by: Linny Morris Hair/Makeup and Prop Styling: Camille Hendrickson Model: Raena Cassidy/Kathy Muller Agency, Shot on location at The Royal Hawaiian click for larger image Lust Beaded dress by…

Going Solo

Pam Chambers is a single woman who designs the holiday she wants every season. This year, her grown sons informed her they would spend Christmas with their father and his girlfriend in Hilo. The news filled her eyes with tears.…

Bali Hale

A Lanikai home avoids the blue-roof McMansion syndrome, with natural materials, exotic hardwoods and not too much house.

In the mood for love?

Groups for singles Enjoy dining? Mingle at a Single Gourmet Hawai'i event, held at area fine-dining restaurants. Membership is $100 per year, and you also pay for the cost of dinner. (Nonmembers pay a surcharge fee per event.) www.singlegourmethawaii.com, 236-1211.…

The Package Deal

You mean you still haven't mailed your gift to Auntie? Get thee to a post office, pronto. Here are this year's shipping deadlines for items in order for them to arrive by Christmas, according to the U.S. Postal Service. For…

Flora's Orchids

photo courtesy of Timber Press Digging around for a great holiday gift for the gardener in your life? Flora's Orchids is a reference to all things Orchidaceae, covering 1,500 plant types (including this Paphiopedilum species, being enjoyed by a frog),…

The Right Thing

The roots of Island families reach far across the globe. Here, one kama'aina grapples with a family history forever changed by Hitler's Germany.

Q+A: Larry Bush

Since September 2004, Larry Bush has served as the president and CEO of the YMCA of Honolulu. Bush has been the leader of the three major projects that represent the group's future: new YMCAs in Kalihi, Waipahu and Wai'anae. Bush, who turns 59 this month, also remains active in the YMCA's global arena, going to Taiwan in November, to serve as both the Honolulu and U.S. representative at the annual Six YMCA Conference (Singapore, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and O'ahu).

Clipping Service

In its October issue, Saveur magazine remembered the man who brought Spam to Hawai'i, in a piece by James Sturz titled, "Island of Spam." Spam means something to everyone, but it may have meant the most to Les Gamble. In…

Flirting 101

Some people are natural flirts; they're born with the gift of gab and a megawatt smile that send hearts a-flutterin'. Then there are the rest of us. While not hopeless, we could certainly fine-tune our game. How, you ask? University…

Back in the Game

The last time I was single, the Yankees were on top of baseball and on their way to their fourth World Series win in five years. Bush needed Florida's recount to win his first term, Angelina Jolie won a Best…