September 2020: Table of Contents
This year, the fashion world is focusing on stories of hope, happiness and the return of bubble hems. Following the feel-good trend, we feature five amazing creatives—in the season’s best styles—who share what joy looks like on them.
Illegal vacation rentals have worsened Hawai‘i’s affordable housing shortage while contributing to an overrun of visitors. One year after a law limiting the short-term rentals passed, we check in on its effects.
by Don Wallace
While the ever-changing nature of COVID-19 has proven frustrating around the world, it’s also the challenge that infectious disease specialists have been training for their entire career. Three Hawai‘i doctors talk about mystery illnesses, diagnostic breakthroughs and practicing in a pandemic.
by cynthia wessendorf
We turned to Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. to provide us with a list of the Top Doctors in Hawai‘i. Here are 540 physicians in 64 specialties.
Sept. 1 marks open season for fishing moi (Pacific threadfin), ula (spiny lobster), ula pāpapa (slipper lobster) and Kona crab.
Start the fall by pedaling in an epic bike ride, supporting local breweries, helping to make our beaches pristine and more.
By Katie Kenny
Local authors give us new perspectives on Hawai‘i’s final queen, one of Hawai‘i’s most notorious crimes and life for Japanese Americans in World War II.
By Robbie Dingeman and Christi Young
Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.
Seats on the 50-yard line might be easier to get this year—in your living room. Whether you’re tailgating safely spaced out in a stadium parking lot or with a few fans at home, these snacks will help you get your grill on. Insert end zone dance here.
By Christi Young
From Our Files
For 133 years HONOLULU Magazine has kept its readers and advertisers at the vanguard of fashion, insight and fun. Starting out as Paradise of the Pacific in 1888 with a commission from King Kalākaua, we’re the oldest continually publishing magazine west of the Mississippi. Take a look into our archives.
- ’50s-Style High-Waist Swimwear is a Beach Staple Once Again
- A Honolulu-Based Color Consultant Helped Locals Navigate Color Choices in the 1980s
- These Chinatown Spots Served as Offbeat Backdrops for a Fashion Story in 1965
Ube beer, sake and mead: Three engineers, a scientist and a beekeeper concoct new Hawai‘i brews.
- Islander Sake Brewery, Hawai‘i’s Only Sake Brewery, Opens in March in Kaka‘ako
- We Tried It: Liliko‘i, Pineapple and Java Plum Mead from Mānoa Honey Co.
By Martha Cheng and Katrina Valcourt
With a hurricane heading our way, I can’t help but think, what next?
By Christi Young
I love being able to vote without having to get dressed.