June 2012: Table of Contents


The Coquis Are Coming!

They’re tiny, they’re relentless and they never shut up. Hawaii’s most hated invasive species has overrun the Big Island, and is coming for Oahu next. Is it already too late?

by david thompson


46 Honolulu’s Best Buildings

We assembled a panel of 13 of Honolulu’s most accomplished architects to name the best buildings in town.

by a. kam napier


56 The Best Doctors in Hawaii

Our annual “Best Doctors” list is researched by Best Doctors in America, which surveys physicians nationwide, asking, “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer them?”



Editor’s Page: Constructive Criticism

How we named the nine best buildings in Honolulu.

by a. kam napier



Our readers respond.



A work in progress

Get out and go. 

Books: town and country   

Unsolicited advice   

Food: A lotta gelato 

Environment: The Bishop Museum’s world adventurer

Field Guide: rock climbing



Kate Spade and Malia Mills swimwear, university fashion, nautical home accessories and more.

by stacey makiya and brie thalmann



Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

We visit four must-eat Neighbor Island restaurants.

by martha cheng 


From Our Files

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since 1888.

by tiffany hill



Auto Anxiety

To ride or drive—that is the question.

by michael keany