Retail Archive

Title Issue
Negotiating Haleiwa's Future

Negotiating Haleiwa's Future

Trying to maintain traditions while transforming the North Shore town

July 2012
Parting Shot: Island Slipper Factory

Parting Shot: Island Slipper Factory

At the 60-year-old slipper factory in Pearl City, workers fit soles on up to 800 slippers a day.

February 2013
Liquid rash guard lets you surf naked without the pain

Liquid rash guard lets you surf naked without the pain

Locean Labs' Chris Akin created Naked Surf because he didn't want to wear a rash-guard shirt while catching waves.

February 2013
Sweet Revenge Bakes Sweet and Savory Pies

Sweet Revenge Bakes Sweet and Savory Pies

Kathy Masunaga of Sweet Revenge loves cooking up pies and quiches

January 2013
Parting Shot: Whole Ox Deli

Parting Shot: Whole Ox Deli

Behind the scenes with Robert McGee of the Whole Ox, a butcher and deli specializing in local meat.

December 2012
Makana supplies more than a snack pack from home

Makana supplies more than a snack pack from home

Makana is a service that sends gift boxes filled with Hawaii-made products, ranging from snacks to music and stationery.

December 2012
My Job: Artisan breadmaker

My Job: Artisan breadmaker

Steve VanDermyden makes bread and is the new owner of Coffees N Epicurea, a bakery and coffee shop in Captain Cook on Hawaii Island

October 2012
Kailua seeks balance

Kailua seeks balance

Residents are rebelling against a flood of tourists and locals into this once sleepy suburb by the sea.

July 2012
Innovation: Electronic Shark Defense System repels sharks

Innovation: Electronic Shark Defense System repels sharks

The Electronic Shark Defense System emits electrical pulses designed to keep sharks away, and is being marketed to surfers and divers.

July 2012
Bit of Sugar debuts new product line

Bit of Sugar debuts new product line

Sugar in Bloom offers cute, sophisticated jewels

July 2012