May 2022: Table of Contents
Subject to Change
Mental health experts help us unpack the complicated world of Year Three of the pandemic, coupled with soaring prices, conflicts at home and abroad, weariness and lots of anxiety.
A Home Divided
Many young adults believe their only chance of owning a house on O‘ahu is if they inherit their childhood home. But what happens when you aren’t an only child, or your parents want to sell?
By Janis Magin Meierdiercks
Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, refinance or insure a home, our annual Homebuyers’ Guide is a great place to find expert help. The professionals listed here come highly recommended by our readers and other professionals.
The return of Kaho‘olawe in May 1994 to the people of Hawai‘i began with Native Hawaiian activism. Photographer Franco Salmoiraghi chronicled those early days on the island when it was still being used by the U.S. Navy for target practice.
Show your love for lei, catch a classic Prince flick, volunteer in ‘Ewa Beach and chow down on a whole lotta poke.
By Jaimie Kim Farinas
Writer Cedric Yamanaka weaves compelling local tales in a new collection of short stories published this month; we share a sneak peek here.
Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.
Foraging for Cocktails
Syrups by Mōhala Expressions put Hawai‘i’s wildflowers and plants into your glass.
By Martha Cheng
From Our Files
HONOLULU Magazine emerged from predecessor Paradise of the Pacific, which began in 1888, fulfilling a commission by King Kalākaua. That makes this the oldest continually publishing magazine west of the Mississippi, with an enviable archive worth diving into each month.
May showers bring rainbow bright handbags, gorgeous glass flowers and pua-inspired paint-by-numbers artwork.
Cooking on Their Terms
When the heart of Koreamoku was cleared to make way for condo development, these three small businesses had to decide to continue or close.
By Mari Taketa
Editor’s Page: Getting Help
We can do this together.
Afterthoughts: Who Mourns for Midtown?
Here’s to Heinekens and beef bulgogi.
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Mark your calendars: Frolic’s fifth annual Poke Fest presented by Fresh Island Fish is happening Saturday, May 28. That means new poke creations from Nico’s at Pier 38, Foodland, Redfish Poke Bar and more, brought together with live music, games and giveaways from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ka Makana Ali‘i.