Volume 6, no. 2

April/May 2003

Native Intelligence

Happy Feet

Golden Goose

Home Sweet Hilo

Live on Tape

Good Ears

Owning The Moon

Paradise Found

Bouncing Off the Walls



Way of the Warrior

Modern Hawaiian warriors revive the ancient fighting art of lua

Plant Life

Dauntless island ecology advocate Paul Cox brings prestige and passion to the Kauai-based National Tropical Botanical Garden

The Art of Dreams

Hawaii's new State Art Museum fulfills a thirty-five year vision quest

Frond Memories

Contemporary basket weavers perpetuate an Island tradition

Lei & Black Leather

The multiple personalities of "biker kumu" Leilehua Yuen

HURT's So Good

Hawaii's ultra-marathon runners find pleasure in the pain

Mountain Man

Reliving Commander Charles Wilkes' 1840 scientific ascent of Mauna Loa

Beating the Odds

Tenacious Island golfer Dean Wilson makes the PGA Tour

In Praise of Plumeria

The humble frangipani blossom has a special place in Island hearts

Hawaiian Life