Volume 8, no. 2

April/May 2005

Native Intelligence

Mr. Beach

Woodstock Meets Earth Day

Leaf Jeweler

Urban Goddess

Heart of Glass

Water Music

The Natural

Different Strokes

Material Guy



Living In Lava Land

Who in their right mind would put down roots next to not one, but two active volcanoes? Plenty of people, who are finding that there's no place like Pele's home

Five Easy Pupu

Headed to a potluck? Forget the six-pack, ditch the chips and follow our idiot-proof guide to ono Island grinds

The Great Seduction

How one of the world's most prolific plant families finally conquered the only place it could never quite get to on its own--Hawaii

Star Struck

Gary Fujihara's love of the cosmos is truly astronomical

Living by Design

Bypassing Manhattan and Milan for Maui, Maggie Coulombe has fashioned her ideal life

Lessons in Flight

Kiteboarder Sheldon Plentovich soars high, stays grounded and chooses happiness

It's a Family Affair

Dennis and David Kamakahi celebrate the gift of music

From Prussia With Love

Dieter Mueller-Dombois' passion for trees was planted in Germany and now thrives in the Pacific 

Sonic Youth

Master turntablist DJ QBert makes beautiful noise fulfilling his itch to scratch

A Shanachie's Sojourn

In 1923, famed Irish author Padraic Colum traveled to the Islands to write children's books on Hawaiian legends

The Blue Moon Break

A photographer tracks the fastest--and most elusive--wave in the world

Hawaiian Life