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Vol. 20, no. 5
October/November 2017


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Hana Hou!
Vol. 20, no. 5
October/November 2017

Native Intelligence

Fields of Gold
Got to Get Uke Into My Life
Expressionism Looks East
The Butterfly Ranch
Tackle and Talk Story
Song of the Wandering Tattler
Axis of Deliciousness


Islands of Life
Surrounded by deserts of rugged lava, Hawai‘i Island’s kipuka are oases of native forest

The Unstoppable Bruno
Before he became one of the world’s biggest stars, Peter Hernandez was class clown by day and Elvis impersonator by night

The Market by the Bay
After more than one hundred years and two devastating tsunamis, Suisan is still Hilo’s commercial fishing hub


Wild Man of the Waves
Jamie O’Brien is taking surfing to new and absurd places
Hawaiian Soul
In two short years, Kalani Pe‘a went from singing karaoke to winning a Grammy
The Queen's Colors
This October for the first time, the Hawai‘i State Archives displays flags and standards from the days of the Hawaiian monarchy
The Matriarch of Mahealani
Whether punching cows or pa‘u riding, Barbara Nobriga keeps Hawai‘i’s paniolo traditions alive
The great frigate bird is a master thief, a harbinger of storms and the world champion of aerial endurance
The Last Stand
When the defenders of the kapu system lost the battle at Kuamo‘o, Hawai‘i’s ancient religion fell with them
Particles of Interest
What can space dirt tell us about the origin of life on Earth?

Pau Hana

Family Reunion


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