Volume 15, no. 3

June/July 2012

Native Intelligence

Prints of Polynesia

House Beautiful

The Cake of Mystery

Riding the Jet Stream

School Lunch

Eye in the Sky

Objets d'Oceania

Bait No More



The plantations grew a single variety of cane for sugar, but the early Hawaiians grew a profusion for medicine, religion and even love

G-Mac Force

Garrett McNamara broke the world record when he surfed a ninety-foot wave--and he's not stopping there

Bright Wings

After a mysterious benefactor asked Marian Berger to paint the Islands' indigenous birds, she created one of the greatest works of nature art in Hawai'i's history

Shifting Sands

Keeping the world's most famous beach a beach isn't so easy

Nothing But a Number

The women of Wahine on Water prove that when it comes to paddling, determination means more than age

Peerless and Alone

In a time of great change, historian Samuel Kamakau worked tirelessly to chronicle Hawai'i's past


Aloha NYC

Welcome to the Big Apple

Giant Steps

Gary Washburn took the music program at Honoka'a

Red, Gold & Green

Ain't no season like mango season

Hawaiian Life


Ogling Venus