Honolulu Magazine - July 2006

Saving St. Francis

When a deal to sell their hospital fell through, a band of physicians got together to buy it themselves. Will they be able to turn things around?

Hawai’i’s Best Doctors

Every two years, Best Doctors Inc. conducts an in-depth survey among top physicians nationwide. Which doctors would they pick for themselves or their loved ones? Here, we share the Hawai’I results of the 2005-2006 survey.

The New Keiki Zoo

Two-year-old Aaron Noba hones his goat-tending skills while visiting the Honolulu Zoo’s Keiki Zoo. Kids can also get up and close with a guinea pig, or meet one of the zoo’s llamas, who answer to Fernando and Lorenzo. The Keiki…

Letters - July

Letters to the Editor may be e-mailed to: letters_honmag@pacificbasin.net, faxed: 537-6455 or sent to: Honolulu Magazine, 1000 Bishop St., Suite 405, Honolulu, HI, 96813. “The Music Issue,” June 2006 After several years of reporting on Hawaiian music, our annual music…

Clipping Service

In a New York Times article entitled “Mark Twain’s Hawai‘i,” Lawrence Downes explores some of the Islands’ earliest travel writing. Twain spent four months in the islands in 1866, when he was 31 and working on becoming famous. His 25…

By the Numbers

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY 4th Hawai‘i’s rank among 50 states and the District of Columbia in the number of pedestrian deaths per capita, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. $97 Fine for drivers who fail to stop for a pedestrian…

Let Us Eat Cake

The Honolulu City and County celebrates its 100th birthday this month in delicious fashion: by baking the largest birthday cake in Honolulu’s history. Local bakery The Patisserie will be assembling 100 normal-sized white cakes into a single, huge one. At…