Volume 13.1

Fall / Winter 2021
Picturing the Past

A growing collection of vintage postcards and travel ephemera offers a peek at Hawai‘i’s golden era of tourism.

Preserving the Kingdom’s Memory

The ongoing restoration of ʻIolani Palace goes far beyond fixing floorboards.

Beauty and Batik

More than 50 years ago, the artist Yvonne Cheng took a batik class at Bishop Museum. Since then, she’s become…

Hibiscus Hybrids

The Hibiscus Lady creates one-of-a-kind flowers at her nursery in Mokulē‘ia.

Into the Green

Nā Ala Hele is a treasure trove of intel on Hawai‘i’s many glorious hikes. Journey along a favorite of its…

Sanctuary by the Sea

Soft linens and muted layers conjure travels through North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia, where philanthropist Doris Duke…

Loving Lyrics

Enrich your understanding of famed places around O‘ahu through Queen Lili‘uokalani’s original songs.

The Morning Catch

For many cooped up at home during the pandemic, fishing is an excuse to get out of the house and…

Scenes from a Bon Dance

In gatherings of community, Obon celebrates Japanese heritage and the passing on of ancestral traditions.

Unraveling Lei

A history of Hawai‘i’s prosperous lei trade and its native vendors.

Treasured Past

From royal jewelry to personal stationary, priceless items are housed in the hidden collections of ‘Iolani Palace, some of which…

Fostering ‘Āina

MA‘O Farms, the largest organic farm on O‘ahu, is grounded in the mission of returning the Hawaiian community to its…


Glints of silver and elegant neutrals stoke a sense of ease and comfort at the already homey and refined Charlot…

Pretty Wild

Eerie, avant-garde expressions of nature, the alien arrangements from Renko Floral are marvelous to behold.

Brutes On The Beach

Despite a history of detractors and a villainous role in pop culture, Brutalism has become one of Hawai‘i’s most defining…

Behind the Scenes

Six filmmakers, whose recent projects paint gripping portraits of spiritual transcendence and ‘ina, share inspirational settings for their work around…


Halekulani Hotel

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