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Vol. 15, no. 2
April/May 2012


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Hana Hou!
Vol. 15, no. 2
April/May 2012

Native Intelligence


Susan Middleton's portraits capture the delicacy and diversity of hermit crabs

At 18, Hawai'i's Carissa Moore became the youngest surfer to win the women's world championship. Now she's taking on the boys.

One of Hawai'i's most sacred plants is also one of its most useful


Steve Neill went from "sign dog" to gallery favorite when he perfected the art of making the new look old
Most people don't think "Hawai'i" when they think "cigar." Kaua'i's Les Drent is on a mission to change that.
Mycologist Don Hemmes probably knows more than anyone about the fungus among us
For 100 years the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has kept an eye on the Islands' restless mountains
Every three years the Garden Club of Honolulu hosts one of the most exciting floral design competitions in the nation

Pau Hana


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