Honolulu Magazine - October 2004

Six Healthy Habits

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…

Kapi‘olani Breast Center

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.

A Ghostly Legacy

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…

First Friday, Best Friday

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

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…

Q+A Dr. Bruce Kessel

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

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

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…

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