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The Genius of Place

A biomimicry professional’s annual walk around the perimeter of O‘ahu reveals clues on how humanity can live in harmony with nature.

Great New Deal Architecture

Living Legacy

The relief programs that followed the Great Depression had far-reaching effects on Hawai‘i’s art and architecture, and continue to spur the collective conscience.

Tides of Change

For years, conventional wisdom held that armoring coastlines was the only way to keep the sea at bay. Today, a softer—but no less scientific—touch reveals otherwise.

Holy Water

Punahou’s Thurston Memorial Chapel floats on a freshwater spring, blending the built and the natural.