Our weekly bite explores the city's food trucks, one at a time, highlighting our favorite mobile dishes and snacks. The Truck: The Taco Guys The Cuisine: Global cuisine delivered on a tortilla Specialty Items: Maui fish taco, kalua pork taco Worth the Wait in Line? At peak lunch time, a total 15 mi ... More >>
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 >>
Your future drinking accomodations. 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 >>
Who needs money if you have your health?
He adored beatniks, trolled the streets of North Beach in a beret, and was once Timothy Leary's gatekeeper, and now he packs a gun.
Republicans want to break up "the 9th Circus," the San Francisco-based liberal federal appeals court. Whose side are you on?
Watch it dump, from a safe place
Once upon a time, DJ Qbert helped define and deify turntablism. That time is over. So what's next?
Reminiscing about the Hawaiian delicacy made from raw ahi tuna
Pilot a skiff at PaddleFest
If you want aloha, you're better off at Tita's Hale'aina than at Roy's
Korean-Americans find their voice
Island boogie hits S.F.
Here's some of the best classic Hawaiian music available on CD
Two Bay Area collectors put the spotlight on vintage Hawaiian music
"The Hula Show," an evening of Hawaiian story and dance
Punahele Island Grill
Punahele Island Grill
Life's a Beach
Just when you thought it was safe to flag down the waiter, a storm brews over shark fin soup.
Broadcast News, Big Wednesday, and The Straight Story
Three sports clothing companies are sponsoring contests that encourage surfers to ride the 60-foot waves at Maverick's Point. Someone may be encouraged to death.