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<b>Plucking Awesome</b><br><i>Two of Hawai‘i’s rising stars, Taimane (left) and Brittni Paiva (right) are taking the ‘ukulele into new territory.</i><br><br><i>Photo by Linda Ching</i>
Vol. 16, no. 5
October/November 2013


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Plucking Awesome
Two of Hawai‘i’s rising stars, Taimane (left) and Brittni Paiva (right) are taking the ‘ukulele into new territory.

Photo by Linda Ching

Hana Hou!
Vol. 16, no. 5
October/November 2013

Native Intelligence


Tahiti’s Shell Va‘a is the fastest outrigger paddling team on the water. Ever.

The Land of Chocolate
From bean to bar in Hawai‘i

On Maui Hawaiian boys are following an ancient path to manhood


A new generation of athletes is taking big-wave surfing to the next level by going back to basics  
Brittni Paiva and Taimane are taking the ‘ukulele where no man has gone before
Ocean Ramsey has dedicated herself to protecting all of the sea’s creatures — especially its most feared
Archeologist Tianlong Jiao has spent his career seeking the launching point for the great Pacific migrations
Maui director Destin Cretton is winning accolades for his insightful and humane films
The most opulent yacht of the early nineteenth century began as a pleasure craft in New England and ended up as the flagship of a Hawaiian king
Hawai‘i’s Chad Owens became the greatest player in the CFL the same way he’s accomplished everything: by never giving up

Pau Hana


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