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<b>Lonely Beacon</b><br>The lighthouse of Kalaupapa, Moloka'i<br><i>Photo by Elyse Butler</i><br>
Vol. 15, no. 4
August/September 2012


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Lonely Beacon
The lighthouse of Kalaupapa, Moloka'i
Photo by Elyse Butler

Hana Hou!
Vol. 15, no. 4
August/September 2012

Native Intelligence


The Moorea Biocode Project is one of the most ambitious high-tech scavenger hunts in the history of science. Go inside its final week.

Two of Hawai'i's finest slack key guitarists pay homage to the musical heritage of Moloka'i's isolated colony

As lava took every other house around him, the omega man of Royal Gardens stood his ground


It's not Ibiza, and that's just fine: Honolulu has an electronic music scene all its own
The team at 'Ulu'ulu aims to preserve every frame of the Islands' visual history
Maui's Ernest and Freddie Tavares played with everyone from Harry Owens to Dean Martin to Elvis and engineered instruments that changed modern music
Hawai'i's storied native tree may hold a key to understanding evolution -- and botanist Elizabeth Stacy is out to find it
Is geothermal destined to become a major part of Hawai'i's energy future?

Pau Hana


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