Mike Hall mixes an Oaxaca Cherry Cocktail, which includes Del Maguey Vida mezcal, Luxardo bing-cherry syrup, Campari and lime.
photo:  David Croxford

More than just a Bartender

Catherine E. Toth

Name: Mike Hall Job: Mixologist Experience: Two years   Start: When Hall moved from Maryland in 1999 to attend Hawaii Pacific University, he did what many college students do: He worked at a restaurant. It wasn’t until he got a job at Brasserie Du Vin in Chinatown and worked with mixologist Josh Perez that he Read the full article…

Careers , September 2014
September, 2014
photo: David Croxford

Parting Shot: High beams

Wednesday, 11:29 a.m. Honolulu International airport Photo by David Croxford A worker for dck Pacific Construction installs a high structural steel beam for a new Hawaiian Airlines hangar. When completed, dck says, the 275,000-square-foot facility could house five interisland jets simultaneously or two interisland jets and an Airbus A350. The project is slated to be Read the full article…

September 2014
September, 2014

Letters to the Editor

HPU dealing well with challenges, President says Your article about the financial picture at Hawaii Pacific University (August 2014) painted a rather grimmer picture than I believe the reality calls for. It is true that HPU’s part-time enrollments decreased after the 2008-09 financial crisis and subsequent military sequestrations, as they did across many universities in Read the full article…

photo: David Croxford

Talk Story with John White

Dennis Hollier

Executive Director, Pacific Resource Partnership PRP, a unique partnership between Hawaii’s top contractors and the Hawaii Carpenters Union, is a powerful supporter of rail. White talks about integrated communities and how they will help guide Oahu’s development.   What are integrated communities? Peter Calthorpe is one of the nation’s pre-eminent planners and evangelists of transit-oriented Read the full article…