Archive for June 2012

After-Sun Smarts

In the height of summer, the beaches of Waikiki look as if it’s covered in a quilted blanket of various skin shades—from tan to bronze to pink! For beach bunnies, it’s the color pink—the telltale sign of a wicked sunburn—that… More >

June/July 2012 Gallery

Cover Photo Shoot Photography: Leah Friel Stylist: Yu Shing Ting Model: Courtney Coleman Hair/Makeup: Kecia Littmann of Shot on location at the Honolulu Zoo. About the Setting Located at the edge of Waikiki, the Honolulu Zoo is home to… More >

One-Stop Snorkel Shop

Gear up at Snorkel Bob’s on Kapahulu—a true one-stop shop—for your next trip to the beach. This wildly popular store is stocked with an array of snorkels, masks, fins, beachwear or “bobwear” and accessories. All masks, snorkels and fins are… More >

Writer’s Block

Catching up with Kaui Heart Hemmings The Descendants generated early buzz for movie awards season not only because it showed George Clooney in pretty much the only role in which he can be described as “befuddled,” but also because it… More >

Surf’s Up!

The Waikiki Beach Boys are as legendary as Waikiki Beach itself. They were the first acting unofficial ambassadors of aloha to the islands and its visitors. Today, the Beach Boys continue that legacy through Waikiki Beach Services, which provides stellar… More >

Pretty, Quick!

So much to see, so little time? With the right products, you can get gorgeous in an instant. Why waste a minute of your precious downtime doing tedious things like going through your full makeup routine, when you could be… More >

Rainbow Connection

Revel in drive-in nostalgia at this Kapahulu mainstay. Since 1961, Rainbow Drive-In has always had the local diner in mind. From barbecue chicken and teriyaki steak to mahi mahi with tartar sauce, the plate-lunch haven serves up some of the… More >

An Ocean of Entertainment

Summer Concert Series Returns to Waikiki Aquarium It’s a chance to take in the musical stylings of some of Hawai‘i’s favorite musicians in an intimate ocean front setting. In what has become a popular summertime event, the Ke Kani O… More >

Sophisticated Soba

Taking its cue from the famous Tokyo outpost, Matsugen is an authentic soba-lover’s paradise. Minimalist décor, maximum flavor—this Beachwalk Street establishment is a favorite of both locals and Japanese visitors alike. Take a seat in one of the booths or… More >

Branching Out

Kate Spade kicks off its summer collection with the launch of its first-ever swimsuit collection created together with Honolulu-born swimwear designer Malia Mills. The collection features a variety of styles for all body types, and all feature beautiful graphic prints… More >

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