Honolulu Magazine - May 2007

Bullied

Nearly a fifth of Hawaii’s school-age children have been victims, bullies or both. And schools aren’t required to do anything about it.

Letters 5|07

“Hawai‘i Design Issue” 04/07 Our April issue looked at how design and architecture—buildings and tattoos, graphic artists and woodworkers, clothing designers and city planners—help define who we are. It’s a profound insult to our city and its proud, long-standing cultural…

Isla Tango

Bruce and Yoko Wee tango at the Isla Tango dance party held at Wine, The Experience in Kapahulu. Do you tango? Log onto www.islatango.com for a calendar of events, including tango lessons and weekly milongas (Argentine tango dance parties). photo:…

Sip: Coming Attraction

photo courtesy of Pinky We taste-tested Pinky vodka, exclusive to the Waikiki Parc Hotel and the Halekulani until the Nobu opening in late May. We loved it with tonic, which balances well with its violet, rose petal and other botanical…

Scrap Yard: Does God Exist?

Victor Stenger, professor emeritus of physics and astronomy at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, recently released a book, God: The Failed Hypothesis—How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist. We asked Charles Hayes, dean of the University of Hawai‘i’s College of Natural Sciences, to offer an opposing viewpoint on the relationship between God and science.

Books: Lunch Quandary, Solved

David Choo’s new book, Lunch Break Honolulu, has 65 reasons to leave your desk and forage for sustenance. Inside are snappy reviews on everything from old standbys—burgers and dim sum—to adventurous, Zen macrobiotic extravaganzas. The book is $9.95, from Watermark…