Honolulu Magazine - October 2004 October 1, 2004 Site Staff Menehune, Hauntings and Choking Ghosts: 6 Beloved Ghost Stories From Hawai‘i’s Spooky Past Cedric Yamanaka, Hawai‘i loves its ghosts and ghost stories. A half-dozen Islanders share their most chicken-skin moments. Six Healthy Habits Site Staff, Is taking care of yourself a top priority? Unfortunately, for most women, this task falls last in line, after the demands of children, marriage, job and home. A life-threatening illness is often the only thing that makes us snap to… Breast Cancer in Hawai‘i Kathleen Kozak, M.D., Why aren’t Island women getting mammograms? Hitting Home Robert Shaw, M.D., A Honolulu doctor’s crusade to end domestic violence. Kapi‘olani Breast Center Michael Keany, It’s getting easier to be conscientious about breast healthcare—with the opening of the Kapi‘olani Breast Center in May, all the tools women need are now under one roof. The Queen’s Medical Center, Women’s Health Center Ronna Bolante, Who knows what women want? The Queen’s Medical Center might, at least as far as healthcare is concerned. Nurturing the Nurturers Katherine Nichols, How a $10,000 prize is rewarding and recharging nonprofit leaders. Letters Site Staff, October A Ghostly Legacy Ronna Bolante, On a sticky, Saturday evening, about 20 people, many of them strangers, gather at Glen Grant's The Haunt, a café and bookstore in Mö'ili'ili. Someone shuts off the lights. Lopaka Kapanui, a Hawaiian man holding a flashlight, asks everyone to… Citizen’s Arrest Michael Keany, Can you? Should you? First Friday, Best Friday A. Kam Napier, You've got to get downtown. First Friday waits for you. We hit the town for September's First Friday and had a blast-this monthly street party of galleries and other venues (including a hair salon, restaurants and a tattoo parlor)… Gold Chamber A. Kam Napier, As the Honolulu Chamber Music Series (HCMS) launches its 50th anniversary season, bringing international chamber music ensembles to the 400-seat Orvis Auditorium, it's hard to imagine that the series' first concerts took place in Honolulu living rooms. "The first concert was… Our Town: Hawai‘i’s New Fish Auction Site Staff, Brooks Takenaka runs the fish auction at its new Pier 38 home–where the fish is literally fresh off the boat. Q+A Dr. Bruce Kessel Ronna Bolante, Menopause is not as bad as you think, insists Dr. Bruce Kessel, president of The North American Menopause Society. The reproductive endocrinologist teaches at the UH medical school, maintains a private practice, and co-wrote Mind Over Menopause. Q: Sitcoms like… Screen Time A. Kam Napier, It's so much fun in the dark-sitting there, munching popcorn, watching as the world comes to you on the silver screen. Of course, we're talking about the Hawai'i International Film Festival, now in its 24th year of bringing films both…Second Sight Katherine Nichols, Chris Cerna will never forget the day he decided to find his own way down the steps after a rehearsal with the Pearl City High School band. He promptly fell off the stage and landed on his tuba. His memory… They’re Not Kidding Around Joan Namkoong, Hawai‘i’s goat cheese producers are bringing home kudos.Chasing the Buzz John Heckathorn, Three hot new restaurants, but only one winner- Kevin Hanney's 12th Avenue Grill. October Ronna Bolante, HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888. Forgotten Disasters A. Kam Napier, Time buries old wounds. Something Strange in Your Neighborhood John Heckathorn, How I moved to Hawai‘i and learned to love ghosts.