Volume 7, no. 6

December 2004/January 2005

Native Intelligence

It Takes a Kaiaulu

Sweet Songs of Youth

Screen Saver

Lady Marmalade

Growing Native

A Tree Grows in Pearl City

Beach Digs

Hula Hip Joint

Made in the Shades



Roots Revival

Sugar's days are over in Hamakua, but a bright future is jelling as new immigrants and new crops take hold in the coast's legendarily fertile soil

Treasure Islands

Hawaii's jewelry makers are masters of the art of adornment

Lessons of the Kumu

Mapuana de Silva has made a life's work of keeping traditional hula alive and passing it on to future generations

Shooting the Tube

Surf cinematographer Don King is Hollywood's man in the big blue

Body of Work

On paper or on skin, Kandi Everett makes a lasting impression

Flight of the Navigators

The tiny kolea is one of the world's true frequent flyers

The Rock of the Bay

Alcatraz has been home to pelicans, soldiers, mobsters and activists. Now it belongs to curious visitors--and brave swimmers

Sonic Boon

Maui's Manao Radio is riding a low-powered wave to success

Straight, No Chaser

It's the lush life at Jackie Ward's house of music in Kaimuki

Hawaii Gold

Headed to Vegas? Put a little aloha in your game

Hawaiian Life