HONOLULU Magazine September 2015 Issue

HONOLULU Magazine September 2015 Issue

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Features

THE ZIPPY’S SENIORS CLUB

Growing old over the decades: alone, with loved ones, with the friends who outlast the loved ones.

BY MARTHA CHENG

 

ECLIPSE CHASER

University of Hawai‘i astronomer Shadia Habbal treks through deserts, crosses oceans and braves polar bears in pursuit of a fleeting glimpse of a total solar eclipse.

BY ILIMA LOOMIS

 

DOCTORS WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Five local physicians are each making a big impact in their communities, whether it’s through giving a blind person sight, trailblazing a new cancer drug from noni or finding a neighborhood-level approach to fighting diabetes. Here are their stories.

BY DON WALLACE, KATRINA VALCOURT AND IKAIKA RAMONES

 

TOP DOCTORS

This year, we turned to Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. to provide us with a list of the top doctors in Hawai‘i. Here are 532 physicians in 61 specialties.

 

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ALOHA FESTIVAL PĀ‘Ū RIDERS

This year’s Floral Parade, the 69th annual, will take place at 9 a.m. on Sept. 26, from Ala Moana Park through Kalākaua Avenue to Kapi‘olani Park.

BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF

 

SEPTEMBER PICKS

Since we know you’ve already got your tickets for the Hale ‘Aina Awards on Sept. 27, here are eight more ways to get out this month.

BY KATRINA VALCOURT

 

EAT THE STREET MOVES

Popular food truck event Eat the Street expands into a more permanent format.

BY JAMES CHARISMA

 

DA METER 

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

BY HONOLULU MAGAZINE STAFF 

 

‘ŌHI‘A IN TROUBLE

As if Hawai‘i’s native forests weren’t in enough danger, the ‘ōhi‘a faces a new, deadly fungal foe on a massive scale.

BY IKAIKA RAMONES

 

QUOTE UNQUOTE: KIMI WERNER

Already a sensation for winning the 2008 U.S. National Spear Fishing Championships as a rookie, Maui’s Kimi Werner wasn’t thinking of international fame in 2013 when she swam with a great white shark. 

BY DON WALLACE

 

FIELD NOTES: VOLCANIC CLIMBING AND FITNESS

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Volcanic Climbing and Fitness.

BY NATALIE SCHACK

 

Style

We check in with Manuheali‘i, Bikini Bird, Cheehilo Soaps and more.

BY STACEY MAKIYA, BRIE THALMANN AND NATALIE SCHACK

 

‘Ono: Food and Dining

A review of new teppanyaki restaurant Sumikawa, a first look at Kaimukī’s Mud Hen Water and a farewell from food and dining editor Martha Cheng.

BY CATHERINE TOTH FOX AND MARTHA CHENG

 

Opinion

EDITOR’S PAGE: CH-CH-CH-CHANGES

Saying aloha to those leaving, and those arriving.

BY ROBBIE DINGEMAN

 

AFTERTHOUGHTS: SUMMERTIME BLUES

The heat, my god, the heat. 

BY MICHAEL KEANY

From Our Files

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

BY AMY NAKAMURA

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