Volume 22, no. 1

February/March 2019

Native Intelligence

Time Travel

The Last Stand

View from the Top

Finer Points

Hala Heaven


Miracle Grass


School of the Sea

Why build an eighteenth-century pinnace down to its smallest detail?

Queens of the Merrie Monarch

Forty-two former Miss Aloha Hula titleholders gathered on one stage for the reunion of Nā Palapalai

Jus’ Led

Now 70, after more than thirty albums and ni Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, slack key guitar master Ledward Kaapana is still a down-to-earth kid from Kalapana

The Adaptables

AccesSurf gets people with disabilities out and riding

Homecoming Song

Through emigration, assimilation and war, Maui Taiko kept a traditional obon song alive in Hawai‘i—then returned it to Japan

The Order of Things

Artist Hiroki Morinoue finds inspiration in nature’s patterns and parallels

Sweetbread Empire

The rise of King’s Hawaiian


On the Path of the Gods

The waves of change continue to break at Kealakekua, where Hawai‘i first encountered the West

Sāfu’s Up!

Ready or not, Japan’s quiet surf scene is about to go global

Hawaiian Life

Ohana Pages

Happenings at Hawaiian Airlines


Javi and the Great Gilded Elevator