HONOLULU Magazine - December 2006 December 1, 2006 Site Staff Eating at the Bar John Heckathorn, When dining out means bar stools for two. Night Shift Michael Keany, Lori Anne Tomonari, Jenny Quill, A. Kam Napier, Bron Lee, When the sun goes down, a completely different Honolulu comes to life. For most of us, it’s a time to watch television and then go to sleep, but, for some, it’s time for work. Meet the people who are up all night—making nightlife fun, keeping us safe, and making sure the city is ready to go when we wake up in the morning. “Mom” Benjamin J. Cayetano, An excerpt from former Gov. Ben Cayetano’s upcoming autobiography, Ben, A Memoir, from Street Kid to Governor. A Time for Giving Lori Anne Tomonari, The Salvation Army hits the streets again this holiday season, collecting donations, toys and clothing to bring Christmas to all of Hawai‘i’s children. Working the Angles Michael Keany, Photography by Hal Lum, Even with a tight budget, this first-time homeowner managed to land himself a one-of-a-kind, architect-designed house. Turns out you don’t have to be a millionaire to afford a custom home. The Last Plantation Ronna Bolante, Photography by Monte Costa, The shutdown of one of Hawai‘i’s few remaining pineapple plantations leaves 600 workers without jobs and possibly 200 without homes. Land of the Lost Styling by Kathryn Drury Wagner, Photography by Alex Viarnes, Steam things up with this season’s hottest accessories. Whether it’s a reptile-inspired handbag or chunky, topaz jewelry, these looks are anything but extinct. Shopping: Gettin’ Figgy With It Kathryn Drury Wagner, Alex Viarnes, The holiday song may demand figgy pudding, but frankly, we’d rather receive these fig-themed goodies. What’s for Dinner? Kathryn Drury Wagner, Maybe you’re swamped at work, juggling the needs of a busy family or just don’t want to fuss with cooking—or perhaps all three. But you don’t have to survive on cereal and pizza. Here are a few ways to get a balanced dinner on the table with minimal effort. Environment: The Plant Seekers Sheila Sarhangi, Sometimes you’ve got to take a risk when saving a dying species. Letters 12|06 Site Staff, “Ready for Prime Time?” October 2006 John Heckathorn’s dining column explored Filipino cuisine. Your article on Filipino food caught my attention as I am addicted to this unique cuisine. I am a 73-year-old “sugar baby” whose grandfather was in the… Q+A Christopher Pala, Donald Pascual Fear Factor Kathryn Drury Wagner, managing editor, A scaredy-cat tries to embrace adventure. Deliciousness Itself Joan Namkoong, Sample a sweet, custardy cherimoya. From Our Files Ronna Bolante, Chronicling the Islands since 1888. Waikiki After Dark Site Staff, Photographer Alecia Hoyt, 28, leads a dual life: by day, she runs a wedding photography company; by night, she can be found on Kuhio Avenue in Waikiki taking pictures of a grittier scene. “The pictures I take in Waikiki and… Technology: Did You Hear That? Christopher Pala, A Hawai‘i-based researcher uses a new kind of transmitter to figure out when sharks are eating, and where. Our Town: Kaimuki Michael Keany, A new book charts the rapid growth of Honolulu. Working Late A. Kam Napier, editor, Honolulu works and plays by moonlight. Epic Book Site Staff, Restoring a lost legend. Music Review Michael Keany, Jake Shimabukuro, Gently Weeps, Hitchhike RecordsClipping Service Site Staff, In a recent story for the Canadian Jewish News, “Small Jewish community thrives on Big Island, Hawaii,” writer Andrew Muchin profiled the Northern Hawai‘i Chavurah, a small Jewish fellowship on the Big Island. The approximately 200 members of the Northern… Environment: Clearly Beloved Cari Shane Parven, A Honolulu-made kayak makes it all the way to New York’s art scene.