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Vol.18, no.2
April/May 2015


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Hana Hou!
Vol.18, no.2
April/May 2015

Native Intelligence


Amateur malacologist Mike Severns’ decades-long quest to find and document every land and sea shell in the Islands

Pipeline from Above
Aerial views of Hawai‘i’s most famous wave

A quintet of Hawai‘i’s oldest small businesses has left an enduring mark on Island culture


In the mountains above Nara, Buddhist priest Ryojun Shionuma has accomplished astonishing feats of discipline and endurance
With a bit of help, Hawai‘i’s endangered koloa has a shot at recovery
Wild foods abound in Hawai‘i’s forests and fields — but do they taste any good?
From promoting rock stars to celebrity chefs, Shep Gordon is the man behind some of the biggest names in showbiz
In a remote corner of Hawai‘i Island fiber artist Susan O’Malley transforms plants into paper
Hawai‘i’s own Karl Kim has the Rx for surviving earthquakes, eruptions, floods and fires
Duke Kahanamoku was the most celebrated citizen of Hawai‘i’s twentieth century—and he had the swingingest nightclub in Waikiki

Pau Hana


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