HONOLULU Magazine - September 2023 September 1, 2023 Andrea Lee EnvironmentOla I Ka Hā: There Is Life in the Breath Robbie DingemanIn part three of our climate series, we examine the impact of soaring air temperatures and what our community can do. BakeriesThe Local General Store Brings Meats and Sweets Under One Roof Martha Cheng, At The Local General Store, locally sourced pastries meet the island’s only all-local, full-service butcher counter. From the MagazineWhat’s in a Name? Borrowing ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i Doesn’t Make It Hawaiian James Charisma, Getting left out of the ‘ohana—a closer look at the appropriation of Hawaiian words for non-Hawaiian purposes. From the MagazineBon Appé-chic: Finery for Fall Fits Brie Thalmann, Indulge in fall accessories that offer delicious nods to your favorite Island treats. Hale ‘Aina AwardsThe Secret Ingredient to Being Restaurateurs of the Year Catherine Toth Fox, It’s not just the food—Restaurateurs of the Year Robynne Maii and Chuck Bussler are committed to supporting the local industry and workers. Hale ‘Aina HappeningsKampai at the Pier: Nami Kaze Is the Best New Restaurant of 2023 Mari Taketa, HONOLULU editors unanimously agree—Jason Peel’s Nami Kaze is Hawai‘i’s Best New Restaurant. Theater & DanceOh My Goddess! Reimagines Hawaiian Mythos Alicia Lou, Iona Contemporary Dance Theatre’s biggest production yet combines dance and haute couture costumes with Hawaiian mythology. From the MagazineLet's Eat! Katrina Valcourt, Our readers have spoken. From the MagazineMeet the Conservation Champions at the Trust for Public Land Catherine Toth Fox, The Trust for Public Land is hoping to complete its 50th project this year to celebrate 50 years in the 50th state. Hale ‘Aina AwardsHale ‘Aina Award Winners 2023: Seven That Slay Kawehi Haug, Out of 42 categories and almost 130 Hale ‘Aina award winners, these seven of your favorites stand out. EventsThings to Do on O‘ahu in September 2023 Alicia Lou, Treat yourself to an evening of dishes from Hale ‘Aina award-winning restaurants, go to a block party in Waikīkī and sign up for Hawai‘i’s largest cycling event. BooksLiterary Lineup of New Local Books Exploring Hawai‘i Culture Robbie Dingeman, Alicia Lou, Brie Thalmann, Three new books celebrate eclectic aspects of local culture, from women’s surfing to Okinawan heritage to Hawaiian wisdom.