HONOLULU Magazine - September 2021 August 30, 2021 Katie Kenny Hale ‘Aina Awards2021 Hale ‘Aina Award Winner: How to Build the Perfect Hawaiian Plate Martha Cheng, Mari Taketa, Katrina Valcourt, For the ultimate comfort food, we turn to our Hale ‘Aina winners for Hawaiian dishes passed down through generations as well as some sweet spins on a classic favorite. Hale ‘Aina Awards2021 Hale ‘Aina Award Winner: Istanbul Hawai‘i Wins Best Mediterranean Restaurant Maria Burke, Istanbul Hawai‘i’s homegrown Turkish recipes heal mind, body and soul. Hale ‘Aina Awards2021 Hale ‘Aina Award Winner: Kapa Hale Named Best New Restaurant in Hawai‘i Mari Taketa, It’s not easy being gold. For Keaka Lee, chef-owner of Kapa Hale, a typical week means 16-hour days, six-and-a-half days a week. Hale ‘Aina Awards2021 Hale ‘Aina Award Winners: Danny Kaaialii and Jonny Vasquez of Encore Saloon, The Daley and Pizza Mamo Win Restaurateurs of the Year Martha Cheng, When Danny met Jonny. Hale ‘Aina Awards2021 Hale ‘Aina Award Winners: Hau Tree Restaurant at the Kaimana Beach Hotel Wins Gold for Best Outdoor Dining in Hawai‘i Martha Cheng, Shade of the Century: Come for the tree, stay for the food. WahineWhy Don’t More of Us Know Her Name? Alice A. Ball is Hidden in History Carlyn L. Tani, UH chemist Alice A. Ball discovered the world’s first leprosy treatment more than a hundred years ago, after achieving several firsts at the university in her short career. AfterthoughtsAfterthoughts: Drinking at Waikīkī’s Latest Bar Feels Like Both a Homecoming and a Betrayal Katrina Valcourt, Back in the Heyday. HistoryThe History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: The Spectacle of Theater in the Islands Goes Back to the 18th Century Katrina Valcourt, Here’s a look back at September 1936. StyleFashion Feature: Elevate Your Fall Ensembles with Eye-Catching Textures Stacey Makiya, Embellished knits, intricate crochets and feel-good wools. All the fall feels. HistoryThe History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: The Woes of Waipahu Katrina Valcourt, Here’s a look back at September 1996. JapaneseUchinan-chew! The 4 Best Places (Plus 5 More Spots) to Buy Andagi in Honolulu, According to the Experts Christi Young, In Honolulu, September is synonymous with the annual Okinawan Festival and, for us at least, an insatiable craving for fresh andagi, the ambassador of Okinawan cuisine. HistoryThe History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: How a Local Girl Landed a Modeling Career in New York Katrina Valcourt, Here’s a look back at September 1966. Editor’s PageEditor’s Page: This Year’s Hale ‘Aina Awards Is A Celebration of Perseverance Christi Young, When it comes to our dining industry, we can all bring something to the table. HistoryThe History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: “The Musical Dentist” Who Now Studies Narwhals Katrina Valcourt, Here’s a look back at September 1991. TOCSeptember 2021: Table of Contents HONOLULU Magazine Team, Features Fall Fashion: All the Fall Feels Forget furs and puffers, come fall we elevate our ensembles with eye-catching textures:… News & OpinionExclusive First Look at a New Book by the Attorney Who Helped Unravel the Kealoha Conspiracy Robbie Dingeman, Alexander Silvert tracks the byzantine path of the crimes—and ultimate convictions—of Honolulu law enforcement’s once high-rolling power couple. Things To DoHonolulu Calendar: The Best Events and Things to Do on O‘ahu in September 2021 Katie Kenny, Eve Huddleston, See ya later, sweaty summer: We’re ready to fall in love this season with a handful of amazing activities. EducationRegister Now For the 2021 Virtual Education Fair HONOLULU Advertising Staff, The Hawai'i Association of Independent Schools’ (HAIS) Education Fair is free, virtual and open to the public. Charity & FundraisersLocal Business Offers Hope, And Smiles, To Those Touched by Cancer Stacey Makiya, The Make Lemonade Project is a gentle reminder to squeeze your loved ones tight. Beer, Wine & Spirits2021 Hale ‘Aina Awards: 4 Great Drink Crawls on O‘ahu Katrina Valcourt, Christi Young, Sure, you can rosé all day, but why should you when there’s a wealth of drink options across the city?