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Vol.12, No. 5
October/November 2009


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Hana Hou!
Vol.12, No. 5
October/November 2009

Native Intelligence

Working Vacations


Lei maker Mel Lantaka practices a painstaking and vanishing art

One Man's Trash
Digging for treasure in the garages of Hawaii

In 1894, two ships left Honolulu Harbor on a most urgent and unlikely mission to the Northwest Hawaiian Islands

From bagpiping to bellydancing to crab fishing: A day in the life of clan Buntin

Hawaii's master watermen head to Sydney to trade chops and make peace with the wizards of Oz

After eighty years, Hawaiian Airlines' very first plane comes home

A Wing and a Prayer

How long-range vision and community spirit led Hawaiian Airlines through a perfect storm of industry turbulence, spiking fuel costs and the start of a global recession

CEO Mark Dunkerley on making tough decisions, flying aerobatics and his vision for the future


Pau Hana


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In Hana Hou!'s print edition, we take special care to include the okina (glottal stop) and kahako (macron) marks used in proper spelling of Hawaiian words.  Due to compatibility issues with certain Web browsers and search engines, however, we are not able to include them on this site.