As the battle over the constitutionality of California's ban on gay marriage wends its way through the federal courts, the challenge to a similar law in Hawaii has taken a surprising turn.Neil Abercrombie, Hawaii's Democratic governor, said this week he will refuse to fight a lawsuit in U.S. Dist ... More >>
Sarah_Ackerman/FlickrSomewhere on Maui, people are drinking mai tais. In shorts. Chances are you went to sleep last night wearing three layers, a hat, and an extra blanket and were still cold ― nothing like 40-something-degree weather to make you think about visiting someplace warm and gett ... More >>
The book details the history of Hawaii's fusion cooking.Anyone who's gained weight eating kau kau (broadly, the food of Hawaii, a pidgin term derived from Chinese "chow chow") while visiting the 50th state can attest to the caloric bounty of dishes on offer. The cuisine of Hawaii was greatly ... More >>
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I'm just going to say this once - up front - and then I'm going to move on: The furor raised over the Arizona illegal immigrant law is interesting to watch from my queer perch. I understand the outrage. The nerve of one state threatening to restrict the ... More >>
Dear Sierra Club: Your new, brilliantly-titled iPhone app, "Eco Hero," is super rad and awesome. We have been waiting so long for a public, tech-based way to make promises to eat local/organic, ride our bike, write letters about green issues, and bring reusable bags to the grocery store! We are p ... More >>
On the one hand, following Mayor Gavin Newsom's abrupt withdrawal from the governor's race, he spent quality time back in a beautiful city nestled in the bosom of the Pacific. On the other hand -- it was in Hilo, Hawaii. When you take off for an impromptu jaunt several thousand miles away from Ci ... More >>
Lawyers say the darndest things...
Kaushal Niroula, 27, the alleged ringleader of a group of purported San Francisco con men facing capital murder charges in Palm Springs isn't merely a criminal, says a Hawaii attorney representing a woman claiming to be one of Niroula's victims. Rather, ... More >>