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Vol. 19, no. 5
October/November 2016


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Hana Hou!
Vol. 19, no. 5
October/November 2016

Native Intelligence

Apnea Extreme
Real Fruit Flavor
Good Vibrations
Tokyo ‘Ono
The Farmacopeia
Treasured Twine
Hale Marshall
Maui no ka Olive


A Tale of Two Canoes
In the 1920s, Malolo and Nai‘a were carved from the same koa log in the fishing village of Miloli‘i. After decades away, they’ve finally come home.

Global Village
Hawai‘i meets world at the 1915 World’s Fair in San Francisco

Rooted in Time
Immense, enduring and ever-spreading, Hawai‘i’s banyans are living links to generations past


Wailuku Waking
Once the bustling, multicultural hub of Maui’s tourism and sugar industries, Wailuku is coming back into its own
Uncle Clyde's Last Ride
Big-wave charger Clyde Aikau hangs tough at the 2016 Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau
The Toy Maker
For Bo Bergemann, crafting a fine-art doll is more than mere child’s play
Hawai‘i and the Bard
Nineteenth-century Hawaiians gave Shakespeare a Hawaiian name — Hoonaueueihe. On the four hundredth anniversary of his death, the Bard remains an honored figure in Island culture.
Banana Sleds & Body Paint
Easter Islanders celebrate their Polynesian culture at the annual Tapati Rapa Nui festival
Teach a Person to Forest
The Hawai‘i Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program helps citizen foresters grow native habitat in their own backyards
Reef Relief
Can captive breeding for the aquarium trade take the pressure off Hawai‘i’s wild fish?
On Foreign Fields
Despite the Hawaiian Kingdom’s declaration of neutrality, the American Civil War had a lasting impact on its citizens and its future

Pau Hana

The Queen of Shades


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In Hana Hou!'s print edition, we take special care to include the okina (glottal stop) and kahako (macron) marks used in proper spelling of Hawaiian words.  Due to compatibility issues with certain Web browsers and search engines, however, we are not able to include them on this site.