Honolulu Magazine - October 2005

October

"THE 25 MOST EXPENSIVE HOMES ON O'AHU," SEPTEMBER 2005 HONOLULU'S cover story last month. With bodies floating in the flooded bayous of New Orleans, who gives a fig how or where the rich and famous live in Hawai'i? Will any…

October

Oct. 1925: "Twenty-seven hours in the air, nine days in purgatory, seven days in paradise. Cmdr. John Rodgers and his crew of four have had that experience," writes Paradise of the Pacific, predecessor to HONOLULU Magazine. Rodgers had attempted the…

October Heads Up!

Shame on us! Hawai'i is one of the nation's leaders in pedestrian fatalities, per capita. Join the state Department of Transportation in observing Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day on October 10, by stopping for pedestrians. In 1492 Columbus sailed…

Clipping Service

On a recent trip to Hawai'i, Detroit Free Press writer Ellen Creager was taken aback by an unexpected interrogation. She wrote an Aug. 14 column entitled, "Big Brother in a hula skirt." The last time I looked, Hawai'i was a…

Banana Macadamia Nut Pudding Cups

Macadamia nuts are the state's fourth-largest commodity crop, valued at over $32 million. The nuts are plentiful throughout the state. Vanilla, the pod of an orchid plant, is grown here, too, and processed into dried beans and extracts. You can…