Volume 19, no. 5

October/November 2016

Native Intelligence

Apnea Extreme

Real Fruit Flavor

Good Vibrations

Tokyo ‘Ono

The Farmacopeia

Treasured Twine

Hale Marshall

Maui nō ka Olive


Wailuku Walking

Once the bustling multicultural hub of Maui’s tourism and sugar industries, Wailuku is coming back in to its own

Uncle Clyde’s Last Ride

Big-wave charger Clyde Aikau hangs tough at the 2016 Quicksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau

The Toy Maker

For Bo Bergemann, crafting a fine-art doll is more than mere child’s play

A Tale of Two Canoes

In the 1920s, Malolo and Nai‘a were carved from the same koi log in the fishing village of Milolii. After decades away, they’ve finally come home.

Hawaii & the Bard

Nineteenth-century Hawaiians gave Shakespearea Hawaiian name—Hoonaueueihe. On the four hundredth anniversary of his death, the Bard remains an honored figure in Island culture.

Banana Sleds & Body Paint

Easter Islanders celebrate their Polynesian culture at the annual Tapati Rapa Nui festival

Teach a Person to Forest

The Hawaii Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program helps citizen foresters grow native habitat in their own backyards

Reef Relief

Can captive breeding for the aquarium trade take the pressure off Hawaii’s wild fish?

On Foreign Fields

Despite the Hawaiian Kingdom’s declaration of neutrality, the American Civil War had a lasting impact on its citizens and its future


Global Village

Hawai‘i meets world at the 1915 World’s Fair in San Francisco

Rooted in Time

Immense, enduring and ever-spreading, Hawai‘i’s banyans are living links to generations past

Hawaiian Life

Connecting Flight

Minding Our Emissions

Ohana Pages

Happenings at Hawaiian Airlines


The Queen of Shades