September 2011: Table of Contents
The Bed & Breakfast Battle
Illegal vacation rentals have vexed Kailua and North Shore residents for years. A new city bill purports to solve the simmering issue, but it still won’t be enough. The real problem? The city can’t enforce the current law. We tell you why.
by tiffany hill
What Can You Get for $1 Million?
It seems like an audacious amount of money, but just how far will $1 million take you when you’re shopping for a house on Oahu? We took a look at properties for sale around the island to find out.
by melissa chang
Voices of the Kupuna
For more than a decade, Maile Loo-Ching has been collecting oral histories from hula’s most revered kupuna. Here are some of their stories.
by michael keany
Editor’s Page: Movers & Shakers
Introducing some changes to the HONOLULU Magazine editorial family.
by a. kam napier
Our readers respond.
Roughwater swimming in Waikiki
Reasons to Get out and go in September
Environment: What’s a Bohdi tree?
Kailua bands make a comeback
A primer on the new theater season
Art: an underwater odyssey
Field Guide: there’s a lot to love in Moiliili
Dining: Places You Might Hesitate to Go
You can’t always judge a great drinks and pupu place from the outside.
by john heckathorn
Afterthoughts: And, in Conclusion.
The last paragraph is always the tricky part.
by kathryn drury wagner