Honolulu Magazine - May 2004

Our Town: J Salon

  Photo courtesy of J salon J Salon, a new downtown hair salon, caught our eye the moment it opened on Nuuanu Avenue. The salon is done up in bold, simple rectangles of bright orange and blue, which seem to…

Dining: East Side Story

  Nori-Wrapped Striped Marlin, from BluWater Grill. Photo: kent s. hwang There I was at the bar in Brew Moon, sipping a glass of Locomocha Stout and talking to a townie about how the new Blu-Water Grill had gotten off…

Profitable Peach Palms

Lesley Hill shows off fresh hearts of palm at the KCC Farmers Market. Photo: kent s. hwang Hawaii’s tropical climate is unique, affording farmers the opportunity to grow crops unlikely to flourish in other parts of the United States: coffee,…

Two Skinny Chefs

  TWO SKINNY CHEFS on KGMB 96:30 p.m. Saturdays, re-telecast 4 p.m. Sundayswww.twoskinnychefs.com Felix and Oscar. McGarrett and Dano. Starsky and Hutch. Chai and Beth-An? Well, why not? Every successful TV duo is a study in contrasts, and these hosts…

Anywhere the Wind Blows

    Photos courtesy of Martin Vari Ah, to be 22 and single, bronzed and fit. To travel the world half the year, making a living at your favorite hobby. To set your office hours by the wind. Such is…

Belly Up

Ohana Portraits does maternity portrait photographs, and Origin Birth Creations does bellycasts for pregnant women.

Bang for the Buck?

  A traditional Japanese archer might not stand a chance against a hulking lineman from the National Football League mano a mano. But when it comes to bringing home the tourism bacon for Hawaii, Japanese archers appear to pack a…