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Vol.18, no.3
June/July 2015


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Hana Hou!
Vol.18, no.3
June/July 2015

Native Intelligence

Rock Fever
A Match Made for Muggles
The Three Hoaloha
Moli Movies
As Hawaiian as ‘Ulu Pie
The 450-million-year Walk
First Edition
Kani Ka Pila on the River


The Last Roundup
On the slopes of Mauna Kea, two cowboys chase down the descendants of King Kamehameha’s cattle

Strings of Yesteryear
Collector Shawn Yacavone’s audio archive captures the sound of history’s coolest ‘ukulele

Still Stoked
John Severson generated a wave that swept through American culture — and he’s been riding it ever since


The Road Goes Ever On
A new translation of The Hobbit takes readers i laila a ho‘i hou mai — there and back again
The Bionic Man
Earl Bakken invented the battery-powered pacemaker in 1957. Today his invention keeps his own benevolent heart beating
The Unexpected Farmers
Inheriting the family farm is just the beginning
Making Tracks
O‘ahu’s recording studios have laid down everyone from Kanye West to the kid next door
Playing in the Sandbox
Hawai‘i’s BMX riders get down and dirty
Island Sup'pah Men
The few, the proud, the broke: Hawai‘i’s indie comic book creators are doing it for the love
The Man Down Under
In an era when robots are dominating deep-sea research, Terry Kerby is among the last humans to venture into the abyss
The Officer and the Gentleman
At the height of the Great Depression, a forester and a US Army general teamed up to create the Piko Hiking Club, which pioneered many of O‘ahu’s trails

Pau Hana

Kawaiaha‘o Clock


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