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Vol. 19, no. 4
August/September 2016


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Hana Hou!
Vol. 19, no. 4
August/September 2016

Native Intelligence

Recalling the Stars
Banana Bonanza
Truly Native
Kaua‘i Al Fresco
Restart the Presses
The Book of Palms
Music on Wheels
For the Record


The Deep End
From Kawaihoa to Makapu‘u, the Ka Iwi coast is O‘ahu’s untamed shore

Basement Bora Boras
For hardcore Poly-pop enthusiasts, home is where the tiki bar is

The Far Atolls
Twenty-five days in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument


The Return of Miss Ulysses
As a teenager Johnny Frisbie left Pukapuka, traveled the world and wrote a classic account of growing up on a South Seas atoll. Sixty-five years later, she headed home.
‘Elepaio Enduring
Cute and curious, Hawai‘i’s native flycatcher is a surprisingly tenacious survivor
The Biggest Kitchen
How the Hawaii Convention Center delivers meals on an industrial scale
Kanikapila Redux
The spirit of Gabby Pahinui’s legendary backyard jams lives on
The Polynesian Polymath
From weaponry to ‘ukulele, artist Keith Maile has carved his niche
The Architect of Hope
Alfred Preis fled the Nazis, suffered internment and built some of Hawai‘i’s most enduring structures and institutions
LA Raw
The poke craze hits SoCal
Remembering Papa
A new biography views one of nineteenth-century Hawai‘i’s most important figures — John Papa ‘I‘i — through native eyes

Pau Hana


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