Volume 16, no. 5

October/November 2013

Native Intelligence

The High Bar

Maui Madness

Ocean 411

Refueling Station

Homeward Bound

Big Island by Bus

No More Tangles

Arid Beauty

Pop Goes the Cat


The Giant Slayers

A new generation of athletes is taking big-wave surfing to the next level by going back to basics  

Sugar & Spice

Brittni Paiva and Taimane are taking the ‘ukulele where no man has gone before


Ocean Ramsey has dedicated herself to protecting all of the sea’s creatures — especially its most feared

Searching for Hawaiki

Archeologist Tianlong Jiao has spent his career seeking the launching point for the great Pacific migrations

Moving Pictures

Maui director Destin Cretton is winning accolades for his insightful and humane films

His Majesty's Ship

The most opulent yacht of the early nineteenth century began as a pleasure craft in New England and ended up as the flagship of a Hawaiian king

The Fighter

Hawai‘i’s Chad Owens became the greatest player in the CFL the same way he’s accomplished everything: by never giving up


Va'a Va'a Va'a Voom!

Tahiti’s Shell Va‘a is the fastest outrigger paddling team on the water. Ever.

The Land of Chocolate

From bean to bar in Hawai‘i

A Kane in Full

On Maui Hawaiian boys are following an ancient path to manhood

Hawaiian Life


The Office of Aloha