Volume 16, no. 1

February/March 2013

Native Intelligence

The Lomi Link

Healing Garden

Dial Style

Pop Art

Fungal Fashion

Abuzz in Wailea

Malassada Gras

Fire in the Hole


Battle Chorale

Every spring the Kamehameha Schools song contest pits freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors against each other — and may the best voices win

Riding the Lightning

Sonny Bradley builds the fastest canoes in the world

The Universe of Dynamite Stuff

One hundred years on, the Hawai‘i State Library proves that the Internet isn’t everything

Torch Song

The year kukui nut jewelry caught fire

Saving Place

The Natural Area Reserves System is defending the Islands’ most sensitive ecologies

The Heroine's Journey

Pioneer of modern dance Jean Erdman spent a lifetime exploring movement and myth

Who'll Map the Rain?

UH Manoa, that’s who


A Moment in the Sun

When Honolulu's splashy, flashy and bold prints took the fashion world by storm

Hide & Seek

Geocaching puts a high-tech spin on the scavenger hunt

Walking Among Ancients

In Hawai'i's dry lowlands, the surviving wiliwili are defying the odds

Hawaiian Life


Theme Park at the End of the World