Volume 10, no. 4

August / September 2007

Native Intelligence

Big Island Hearts

Learning the Land

Get Up and Blow

Luxurious Rex

Coffee, Rain and Aloha

Of Quantum Physics and Gecko Toes

Anime Nation

Little Big Store

Restoration Drama

Carving Concrete



Ka Wai Ola

The Waters of Life

Birds of Steel

Flying high with Hawai‘i's chopper pilots

Hanai Tales

The Hawaiian form of adoption reminds us that love, note genes, is what truly defines family

Wahine Paniolo

Hawai‘i's women—and girls—are taking the reins at the rodeo and on the ranch

Boards & Spikes

Take surfing, add polo and you've got Hawai‘i's weirdest hybrid watersport

Celestine in Bloom

With her pitch-perfect novels on modern day life in Tahiti, Celestine Vaite is emerging as one of fiction's most engaging voices

Among the Stars

The explorations of Ben Finney

Kawena's Legacy

Renowned scholar Mary Kawena Pukui preserved Hawai‘i's past to inform its future

Of Eisa & Andagi

Honolulu's Okinawan Festival celebrates its 25th year

Hawaiian Life