Volume 17, no. 2

April / May 2014

Native Intelligence

Aloha, Ye Scurvy Dogs

Clay, Fire and Luck

Massive Pipe

Kaua'i Cacao

Down From the Clouds

Two Wheels to Waimea

Mama’s FAD

A Quality Shoe

Departments

Back in the Limelight

The Honoka‘a People’s Theatre gives an encore performance

The Dinners of Yesteryear

What can old restaurant menus tell us about the health of Hawai‘i’s oceans? Ask Kyle Van Houtan.

The Constant Garden

The Hashimoto family has grown persimmons on the slopes of Haleakalä for almost a century

The Little Urchins That Could

Rescuing Kaneohe bay one wana at a time

Looking Through the Legend

A new play retells the story of Ko‘olau, the leper who outwitted a government in late nineteenth-century Hawai‘i

Trailgazer

The same technology that Google used to create its Street View is now mapping Hawai‘i’s trails

Features

Life at the Top

The wekiu bug makes its home in one place only: the summit of Mauna Kea

Groms!

Fearless, flexible, almost indestructible … Hawai‘i’s kids are ripping up the waves

The Pioneers

When the going gets tough, the ferns get growing

The 'Olelo Odyssey

It’s been thirty years since a determined group of Native Hawaiians set out to save a language. How’s it going?

Hawaiian Life

Pauhana

A Piece of the Action