Honolulu Magazine - March 2007

Another Way Home

send letters to the editor at letters_honmag@pacificbasin.net Money may not buy happiness, but it ought to buy possibilities. When I look at the public discussion on transit in Honolulu, the sums at play are staggering. The city is poised to…

Scrap Yard: The Akaka Bill

This legislative session, Sen. Daniel Akaka has once again introduced the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act, first proposed in 2000, which would grant Hawaiians the same federal recognition enjoyed by Native American tribes. In our first monthly Scrap Yard, we sought out two opposing viewpoints on the Akaka Bill.

Letters 03|07

“Q&A: Ann Rahall” 02/07 Planned Parenthood of Hawai‘i’s medical director discussed Plan B, a brand of backup birth control, and Gardisil, a cervical cancer vaccine. Thank you for the piece about Dr. Ann Rahall, who, like Planned Parenthood of Hawai‘i,…

Lotus Soundbar

  The Lotus Soundbar is still a work in progress, but it's fast becoming one of those rare reasons for locals to venture into Waikiki. The first-floor lounge--with its cozy couches, backlit bar and attentive servers--gets patrons warmed up for…

7 Reasons to Get Out of the House

3/01 GET CULTURED Spend a night at the theater. Manoa Valley Theatre presents the off-Broadway musical She Loves Me. The romantic comedy served as the basis for the film You’ve Got Mail. Call 988-6131 for tickets. Mar. 1-11 photo: istock…

CD: New Sounds of Japan

Listening to the New Sounds of Japan, I kept thinking, I don’t know what this is, but I like it. Was that a xylophone? An accordion? What’s up with all the hoof beats? Curious, yet enchanting, the CD ($9.98 Aloha…