Volume 20, no. 2

April/May 2017

Native Intelligence

Wheels of Grass

Through an Ancient Village

Hawai‘i on Exhibit

Hog Heaven

The Bone Carver

Kaluanui’s Centennial


Facing Future

Manaola Yap’s designs bring ancient esthetics to contemporary fashion

Shane’s World

If there’s a wave too big, Shane Dorian hasn’t found it

Knee-Deep in Aloha

Dean and Michele Wilhelm are nurturing community in the old Hawaiian way—by growing kalo

Unearthing Time

Archaeologist Patrick Kirch digs deeply into Polynesia’s past one thin layer of dirt at a time

The Green Brigade

Rappelling from ridges and slogging through swamps, the Plant Extinction Prevention Program protects Hawai‘i’s rarest species

The Unseen Francis Haar

A Hawai‘i photographer’s little-known work captured a vanishing side of Honolulu

The Wreck Diver

Maritime archeologist Kelly Gleason finds, documents and preserves the lost ships of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands


Fish Magnets

In the vast and lonely reaches of the open ocean, FADs teem with life

China Groove

Beijing’s jazz scene is in full swing

Life of the Land

Hawaiian cultural advisers strive to educate visitors and keep the resort industry pono—on the right path

Hawaiian Life

Connecting Flight

Local Talent

Ohana Pages

Happenings at Hawaiian Airlines


The Swell of ’69