Honolulu Magazine - September 2005

Who Grows There?

Hawai‘i is a hotbed for crops of genetically-modified organisms—GMOs. But is anyone keeping an eye on these experiments?

September

"ALOHA ALSO MEANS GOODBYE," AUGUST 2005John Heckathorn's last foreword as editor of HONOLULU Magazine.I've been a subscriber of HONOLULU Magazine for several years, and am a big fan of John Heckathorn. He was the best thing your magazine had going…

Clipping Service

The Akaka bill, which would allow Native Hawaiians to form their own government, became a high-profile piece of legislation in the U.S. Senate this year. Here are two opposing viewpoints we found, showing the range of Mainland reaction. A July…

September

Sept. 1930: Paradise of the Pacific, predecessor to HONOLULU Magazine, visits a bustling sugar plantation on O'ahu. "Occasionally we saw two or three tiny Filipino or Japanese women emerging from the tall cane clothed in the garb of their task,…

September Heads UP!

Sixty years ago, on Sept. 2, Japanese officials signed the act of unconditional surrender on the deck of the battleship Missouri, ending World War II. To commemorate VJ Day, a ceremony will be held on the “mighty Mo,” featuring speakers…

Picture Perfect

Cameras have come a long way since the point-and-shoot, take-it-to-a-one-hour-photo camera of the past. Welcome in these new styles that suit every personality.

Recommended

CD Jim Scott, president of Punahou School, recommends Kaulupono by Ale'a, "a fresh, young, talented trio that has been together since its Kamehameha School days. They play a combination of old Island favorites and original songs. The lead singer has…

Travel: Where the Bison Roam

Disneyland or Las Vegas may be popular for multigenerational family vacations, but this year, our extended family of 16 (eight adults and eight kids ranging in age from 5 to 13 years old) headed farther west, to Yellowstone National Park.…