Volume 14, no. 1

February - March 2011

Native Intelligence

The Great Search

Two Flavors and 100 Years of Success

Casual Culture

Getting Fresh

Artists of the Floating World

3,000 Empty Bowls

The Other Other White Meat


The People's Theater

Kumu Kahua celebrates forty years of bringing Island stories to the stage

Regarding Ku

For the first time in 150 years, three sacred ki'i stood together in the Hawaiian Islands. Artist David Kalama, Jr. stood with them.

Ahead of the Game

From Tetris to the Blue Planet Foundation, Henk Rogers has been on the cusp of innovation

Global Village

A Bornean longhouse in Waipi'o Valley? In the 1960s Hawai'i was a training ground for young Peace Corps volunteers en route to a new life.


A Tale of Two Kumu

Bay Area hua masters Patrick Makuakane and Mark Ho'omalu are both pioneers and iconoclasts -- and there the similarities end

Exploring the Noodleverse

In search of Honolulu's best ramen, udon, saimin, look funn and more

Youth Patrol

Hawai'i's junior lifeguard programs are training the next generation of ocean rescuers

Hawaiian Life