HONOLULU Magazine May 2015 Issue

HONOLULU Magazine May 2015 Issue

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In the May 2015 issue of HONOLULU Magazine, find out who owns O‘ahu. Plus, flip through a guide to the top agents and brokers in Hawai‘i real estate. Discover four Honolulu hot-pot spots for cooking up your own tasty dinner. This issue also features a summer swim guide, beachy watches, cool sunglasses and more. See the Table of Contents below.  

Features

808 ON WHEELS 

These days, it seems like just about any service you can think of is mobile. Meet a few people who are doing business out of their cars, trucks and vans—from an anesthesiologist who can instantly cure hangovers to a knife sharpener who’ll give an extra edge to your kitchen tools.

BY DAWN SOUTHARD AND MICHAEL KEANY

WHO OWNS O‘AHU?

Will the latest real estate rush push the dream out of reach for the rest of us? And who’s rushing anyway? Mystery buyers, high fliers and all those LLCs—we take a look at who’s claiming stakes on O‘ahu.

BY DON WALLACE

THE 2015 HOMEBUYERS’ GUIDE

We present a guide to the top agents and brokers in real estate. Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, refinance or insure a home, this is a great place to find expert help; the professionals listed here are at the top of their field.

BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF

 

 

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EBB AND GLOW

Lanterns float out into the ocean during the traditional annual Memorial Day ceremony at Ala Moana Beach Park, to remember loved ones who have passed. 

BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF

 

MAY PICKS

May is traditionally Hawaiian Music Month, but it also offers something for bookworms, horticulturists and foodies alike.

BY KATRINA VALCOURT

 

HONOLULU CITY LIGHTS GO LED

You’re about to see Honolulu in a whole new light. 

BY DON WALLACE

DA METER

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

BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF 

 

A NEW BAR FOR WORKOUTS 

A new workout class is a little ballet, a little yoga, and a lot of burning muscles.

BY NATALIE SCHACK

 

IN PRAISE OF SMALL SPACES

The Atherton Performing Arts Studio is one of Honolulu’s hidden musical gems.

BY MICHAEL KEANY

 

QUOTE UNQUOTE: CONSTANCE HALE

Constance Hale is a writer, editor and teacher. Her business card says scribe. Originally from Mokulēi‘a, she graduated from Punahou School, Princeton University and earned a master’s degree from the University of California-Berkeley. 

BY ROBBIE DINGEMAN

 

FIELD NOTES: BIRD-WATCHERS

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: birders.

BY CATHERINE TOTH FOX

 

 

Style

A summer swim guide, beachy watches, cool sunglasses and more.

BY STACEY MAKIYA, BRIE THALMANN AND NATALIE SCHACK

 

 

‘Ono: Food and Dining

The hot-pot trend just won’t quit; we take a look at four Honolulu spots for cooking up your own tasty dinner.

BY CATHERINE TOTH FOX

 

 

Opinion 

EDITOR’S PAGE: THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Feeling connected to those around us.

BY ROBBIE DINGEMAN 

 

AFTERTHOUGHTS: STICK WITH ME

To selfie or not to selfie; that is the question. 

BY MICHAEL KEANY

 

 

From Our Files

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

BY KATRINA VALCOURT

 

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