Volume 22, no. 2

April / May 2019

Native Intelligence

Sweet Perfection

Stepping Up

The Little Things

A Ki‘i Comes Home

Tater Tots

Songs of the Ancestors

Room and Board



The foil revolution as surfers riding high

The Kahuna of Mo‘okini

For more than forty years, Leimomi Lum has cared for one of Hawai‘i's most sacred places

Sphere Joy

For collectors, finding a Japanese glass fishing float is a rare thrill. With countless more still at sea, it''s a pleasure that could last generations.

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Albizia?

The fast-growing invasive tree is a major hazard—and potentially a major resource

Ace of Waves

Chopper pilot Don Shearer detonates bombs, plucks hikers from volcanoes and drops into Jaws

To Build a Fence

Protecting Maui’s native forests takes grit, determination and a lot of digging


Outrigger Odyssey

The 350-kilometer Holopuni Va‘a takes paddlers from Tahiti to Bora Bora and into Polynesian canoe racing's ancient past


The Fierce Beauty of Kīlauea

The Torchbearer

La‘akea Perry and Ke Kai o Kahiki carry on the ancient tradition of kāne hula

Hawaiian Life

Connecting Flight

Aloha Boston

Ohana Pages

Happenings at Hawaiian Airlines


The Big Chill