lā‘au lapa‘au

The Plant Whisperers

For thousands of years, Native Hawaiians have turned to the healing nature of plants. A duo of cultural practitioners share their holistic approaches to lā‘au lapa‘au.

Human Nature

Journey to Coconut Island, where scientists are engineering “super corals” resilient to rising ocean temperatures.

A Restoration in Bloom

Local and national conservation initiatives work in tandem to protect the native ecosystem along Mānoa Cliff Trail.

Let There Be Orchids

Cultivating orchids is an undertaking of passion and commitment, whether a budding hobby or a full-fledged business.

The Family Stone

A surfboard carver readies his teenage granddaughter to carry on the surfing traditions of their ancestors.