HONOLULU Magazine July 2015 Issue

HONOLULU Magazine July 2015 Issue

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Features

STATE OF THE ARTS

Hawai‘i loves the arts. Culturally rich, naturally beautiful, politically charged, we have all the raw materials to inspire great art, and a collectors market to match. So why is Hawai‘i’s art scene so weak?

BY ANDREW ROSE

 

TALKING TRASH

Local experts, including the director of Honolulu’s Department of Environmental Services, are starting to argue that Honolulu should be recycling less, not more. What? We explore Honolulu’s municipal solid-waste disposal system to find out how technology is changing the way we think about the environmental impact—and the economics—of trash.

BY LAVONNE LEONG

BEST OF HONOLULU

Once again, we asked for your help finding the tastiest food, the chic-est shopping, the hottest entertainment, the most helpful services, and everything from the yummiest Moscow mule to the best watch repair. Here are the top reader and editorial picks of truly the best of Honolulu.

BY MARTHA CHENG, ROBBIE DINGEMAN, MICHAEL KEANY, STACEY MAKIYA, NATALIE SCHACK, BRIE THALMANN, KATRINA VALCOURT AND DON WALLACE

 

 

Calabash

JAMES JEAN MURAL 

Nothing lasts forever, especially when it’s a mural painted during the annual Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i art event. 

BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF

 

JULY PICKS

Dragson, sake, tiny dancers ... what more could you want?

BY KATRINA VALCOURT

 

A NEW DUKE KAHANAMOKU EXHIBIT  

A new Bishop Museum exhibit on Duke Kahanamoku features many never-before-seen photos and artifacts. 

BY MICHAEL KEANY 

 

DA METER 

Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.

BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF 

 

TEACHING CODING TO HAWAIIAN KIDS

Purple Mai‘a brings technical and critical thinking skills to undeserved keiki. 

BY NATALIE SCHACK 

 

QUOTE UNQUOTE: LYNNE HANZAWA O’NEILL

Internationally recognized fashion show and event producer Lynne Hanzawa O’Neill brought the knowledge and experience she gained at New York Fashion Week to Hawai‘i when she coordinated and led production of the first HONOLULU Fashion Week last year.

BY ROBBIE DINGEMAN 

 

FIELD NOTES: HAWAIIAN BRIAN’S

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vibrant and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Hawaiian Brian’s.

BY DON WALLACE 

 

 

‘Ono: Food and Dining

Honolulu welcomes a new wave of craft brewers.

BY JENNIFER FIEDLER

 

 

Opinion

EDITOR’S PAGE: CHOICES

We’ve got burning questions.

BY ROBBIE DINGEMAN 

 

AFTERTHOUGHTS: MAKING LEI

Forget store-bought–the best gifts are the ones you make. 

BY MICHAEL KEANY

 

 

From Our Files

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

BY MICHAEL KEANY

 

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