HONOLULU Magazine - November 2005

The HONOLULU 100 - A Message from the Mayor

So many wonderful people have contributed to the progress of the city and county of Honolulu during the past century. Many are prominent leaders and historical figures, some are legends, others may no longer be household names. But while the…


Madge Tennent (1889-1972) In the March 1955 Paradise of the Pacific, predecessor to HONOLULU Magazine, John Dominis Holt wrote, "The spirit of endemic Hawai'i lives in the work of Madge Tennent. She has reached depths in capturing this spirit not…


Robert Midkiff (1920-  ) Philanthropist and business leader Bob Midkiff had a vision of a vibrant downtown Honolulu, where business and culture would converge. He formed the Downtown Improvement Association in 1958. Forty-seven years later, his dream is a reality.…

Crossed Signals

Pro- and anti-development factions fight–sometimes literally–for control of Maui's public-access cable station.

Digital Overload

You've sorted all the clothes, books and kitchenware for donation, but what to do with all these old electronics? Here's how to unload them without weighing down your conscience.

Hands-on Museum

The venerable Bishop Museum steps into the 21st century with its new Science Adventure Center. Go ahead–touch the exhibits.