Oahu

By Karen Glenn Most people know Oahu as a place for tourists—Waikiki shines as a beacon for visitors from around the world, both during summer vacation months and, for obvious reasons, in the winter. But there is another Oahu, the spaces enjoyed by kama’aina, the people who live there. This

  Story & photos by Julie Snyder Two weeks before we flew to O’ahu, Paul Theroux popped back into my life with a new book. Never mind that it was fiction, and I prefer his travel books. Never mind that it was about a troubled, aging surfer, and I know

Story by Jules Older, photos by Effin Older Face it — you go to Hawaii for sun and sand. You don’t go to Hawaii for clouds and rain. But. All those swaying palms and impossibly green tropical plants didn’t grow in a desert. Sometimes it rains, even in paradise. No