HONOLULU Magazine - September 2022 September 2, 2022 James Nakamura Things To DoThings to Do on O‘ahu in September 2022 Emily Smith, From Gabriel Iglesias to the Okinawan Festival and even a powwow, there’s a lot to check out. From the Magazine September 2022What is Hula, and What is Not? Carlyn L. Tani, A controversial declaration stating what it takes to be considered kumu hula made waves. And while it’s gained support, not everyone agrees with its protocols. CalabashClark Little’s Latest Book Showcases Stunning Ocean Photography Diane Seo, “The Art of Waves” presents a dreamy kaleidoscope of more than 150 images shot from inside and above breaking waves. From the Magazine September 2022Editor’s Note: The Spirit of the Hale ‘Aina Awards Diane Seo, Celebrating the passion and perseverance of our city’s chefs and restaurateurs. Education“Ka Leo” Celebrates Centennial Emily Smith, Over the past 100 years, the University of Hawai‘i publication has displayed a fearless drive for truth. AfterthoughtsAfterthoughts: Film Photography—the Real Deal James Charisma, Columnist James Charisma on his quest to capture life on 35mm film. EducationClasses Are Back at Honolulu Museum of Art School Katrina Valcourt, The school welcomes students this month with a new sense of purpose, a community-forward approach—and a lot of firsts. From Our FilesThe History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: The First Airplane Race Across the Pacific Ocean Katrina Valcourt, Here’s a look back at September 1927. The History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: The Restoration of ‘Iolani Palace Katrina Valcourt, Here’s a look back at September 1967. Food5 Hawai‘i Cookies You’ll Want to Try Robbie Dingeman, We tasted dozens of packaged cookies from The Cookie Lady Hawai‘i, Betty’s Best, ‘Ohana Nui, Ever Chocolate and Big Island Candies. DiningHale ‘Aina Award Winner: Nature Waikīkī Goes Beyond Farm to Table Martha Cheng, Nae Ogawa, chef of the gold-winning restaurant, shares her deep love for the natural world in her cuisine. BarsHale ‘Aina Award Winner: Hana Koa Brewing’s Beer Labels Take Flight Katrina Valcourt, From a surfing skeleton to a psychedelic toad, the labels definitely stand out from the crowd. DiningHale ‘Aina Award Winner: The Mother-Daughter Duo Behind Olay’s Thai-Lao Cuisine Mari Taketa, This year‘s Restaurateurs of the Year, Olay Somsanith and Macy Khounkeo, share tastes of a long-overlooked cuisine. Cheap EatsHale ‘Aina Award Winners: Secrets of Making Dim Sum at Jade Dynasty and Tim Ho Wan Martha Cheng, We venture into the kitchens of two of our winning dim sum restaurants for a look at how favorites like har gow and baked char siu bao are made. Fashion FeatureFive Fab Fall Accessories Stacey Makiya, Brie Thalmann, Photos by Aaron K. Yoshino, Top luxe brands are keeping us on our toes (albeit, furry ones) with captivating collections that are wild, slick and brilliant. From Our FilesThe History of Hawai‘i From Our Files: Waimea’s Old Russian Fort Katrina Valcourt, Here’s a look back at September 1937.