Volume 18, no. 2

April/May 2015

Native Intelligence

A Nose for Music

That's a Wrap!

The Paddler of Pōka‘ī

Where to Pick Up Chicks

Popo's Prints

Homebrew and Derring-do

Chip Off the Old Block


Runner of a Thousand Days

In the mountains above Nara, Buddhist priest Ryōjun Shionuma has accomplished astonishing feats of discipline and endurance

The Little Duck that Might

With a bit of help, Hawai`i's endangered koloa has a shot at recovery

You Can Eat That?

Wild foods abound in Hawai`i's forests and fields-but do they taste any good?

The Good Shepherd

From promoting rock stars to celebrity chefs, Shep Gordon is the man behind some of the biggest names in showbiz

Pulp Nonfiction

In a remote corner of Hawai`i Island fiber artist Susan O'Malley transforms plants into paper

Dr. Disaster

Hawai`i's own Karl Kim has the Rx for surviving earthquakes, eruptions, floods and fires

In the Presence of Greatness

Duke Kahanamoku was the most celebrated citizen of Hawai`i's twentieth century-and he had the swingingest nightclub in Waikīkī


Mollusk Man

Amateur malacologist Mike Severns' decades-long quest to find and document every land and sea shell in the Islands

Pipeline from Above

Aerial views of Hawai`i's most famous wave

The Little Five

A quintet of Hawai`i's oldest small businesses has left an enduring mark on Island culture

Hawaiian Life

Connecting Flight

Fete for a King

Ohana Pages

Happenings at Hawaiian Airlines


Hoehn's Heroes