Honolulu Magazine - October 2006

Letters | October

Letters to the Editor may be e-mailed to: letters_honmag@pacificbasin.net, faxed: 537-6455 or sent to: Honolulu Magazine, 1000 Bishop St., Suite 405, Honolulu, HI, 96813. “Born to Run,” August 2006 Shirley Black Gerum wrote about the seasonal fishing of halalu (young…

A Hawaiian-style scooter rally

Ciao, bella! Be on the lookout for Vespas, Lambrettas, Stellas and other mod scooters on the weekend of Oct. 13 through 15, when the second annual LUAU-A-GO-GO HAWAIIAN-STYLE SCOOTER RALLY rolls around O‘ahu. Hosted by the No Ka Oi Scooter…

Clipping Service

For the Aug. 7 article on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, “No Man Is an Island,” Slate.com’s Dahlia Lithwick set the scene of his speech in Honolulu to the American Bar Association. istockphoto There is something about Waikiki that…

Homey Advice

photo: Darin Isobe Living in paradise is fun. But maintaining a home in paradise? Auwe. Somewhere along the way, the ocean breeze corroded the TV, the rays of sunshine faded the couch and the rhythm of the falling rain was…

By the Numbers

By the Numbers: Land and Development Portion of land in Hawai‘i designated as urban In 1985: 4.0% In 2005: 4.7% Portion designated as conservation In 1985: 47.8% In 2005: 47.9% Portion designated as agricultural In 1985: 47.9% In 2005: 46.9%…