08 Aug 2018
Hand of the Heavens
After nearly 30 years of apprenticeship, a tattooist continues his family legacy of kākau, the practice of traditional Hawaiian body art.
07 Aug 2018
In the screened-in lanai of Ka Pā ‘O Hūnōhūnōholani, Keli‘iokalani Mākua is preparing for this day’s work of kākau, the traditional art of Hawaiian tattoo. Laid out before him are slender mōlī, or tattooing tools, […]
In spite of setbacks throughout the past century, island albatross colonies, including the rookery at Ka‘ena Point, are growing once again.
06 Aug 2018
Whether you walk it from Keawa‘ula Beach on O‘ahu’s west side or Mokulē‘ia on the North Shore, the shadeless path to Ka‘ena Point Natural Area Reserve is likely to feel long and hot. Ka‘ena, after […]
Fisherwomen of Waiʻanae
Meet the West Side wāhine who seek the sea for sustenance, camaraderie, and self-worth.
05 Aug 2018
In this photo essay, follow the daily adventures of these faithful fishers, from sunrise to sunset.
In Hawai‘i, fisherwomen are a small demographic, representing 17 percent of ocean recreationists holding boat safety certifications. They encounter the same trials and triumphs out on the […]
Seeds of Hope
At a Wai‘anae educational farm, an awareness about one’s relationship to the land starts with the soil.
Near the end of Wai‘anae’s long highway is a farm, tucked along the outskirts of Mākaha Elementary School. Here, among the goats, ducks, and chickens (including one named McNugget), thousands of students and volunteers have gathered to work, play, […]