HONOLULU Magazine June 2015 Issue

HONOLULU Magazine June 2015 Issue

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In the June 2015 issue of HONOLULU Magazine, you’ll find the annual All-Island Restaurant Guide. Plus, a guide to the Big Island and the best books for summer reading. See the Table of Contents below.  

Features

SUMMER READS 

Summertime seems the right time to plunge into a stack of books, whether we’re lying on the beach, the couch or traveling. We hunted down some of the best local releases of the past year, and found enough essential reads to keep your literary taste buds satisfied all summer long.

BY LOREN MORENO 

 

FINDING HONOULIULI 

How a phone call to a retired librarian led to the rediscovery of an almost-forgotten chapter of Hawai‘i history.

BY KATRINA VALCOURT 

 

THE HOLOHOLO GUIDE: BIG ISLAND EDITION 

OK, it’s been too long since you’ve been to the Big Island—but that doesn’t make you a tourist, so why travel like one? Here’s a plan for hitting the high points, the sweet hikes, the secret spots and the ‘ono grinds without falling prey to holoholo burnout.

BY DON WALLACE AND MARTHA CHENG 

 

SPECIAL SECTION: ANNUAL ALL-ISLAND RESTAURANT GUIDE

Our annual insert celebrates all the delicious dining options Hawai‘i offers. This year, we found some of the best new dishes available around the state, and looked into a few of Hawai‘i’s most iconic, long-lasting dishes. We also get a behind-the-scenes peek into the family-style meals that many restaurants serve to their workers. Plus, a beer vs. wine pairing guide and quick tips on how to up your Instagram food game.

 

 

Calabash

HŌKŪLE‘A 

Traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a sailed into Auckland, New Zealand this past December, as part of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage. 

BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF 

 

JUNE PICKS

There ain’t no mountain high enough to keep us from getting out this month, now that it’s summer.

BY KATRINA VALCOURT 

 

THE LIBERTY CHALLENGE IN NYC

Outrigger canoes tackle the Liberty Challenge.

BY DON WALLACE 

 

DA METER

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

BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF 

 

A SALOON REBOOT 

A new encore in Chinatown.

BY JAMES CHARISMA 

 

QUOTE UNQUOTE: DUANE HONG

After serving in the Vietnam War and a career in finance, Duane Hong, 69, wrote a new chapter of his life when he and his wife, Mae, bought decades-old King Fort Magazine Shop on Fort Street Mall.

BY ROBBIE DINGEMAN 

 

FIELD NOTES: COWBOY SHOOTING CLUB 

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: SASH, the cowboy gun club.

BY NATALIE SCHACK 

 

 

Style

Local ocean-inspired jewelry, plus some of the Big Island’s hottest designers and where to find their stuff. 

BY STACEY MAKIYA AND BRIE THALMANN 

 

 

Opinion

EDITOR’S PAGE: THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Feeling connected to those around us.

BY ROBBIE DINGEMAN 

 

AFTERTHOUGHTS: HOP IN THE BACK

Hawai‘i looks better from the bed of a truck. 

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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