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.

State of the Art

In anticipation of the Hawai‘i Triennial 2022, two curators affiliated with the international art exhibition discuss the role of biennials and triennials in shaping dialogues about place.

Yvonne Cheng

Beauty and Batik

More than 50 years ago, the artist Yvonne Cheng took a batik class at Bishop Museum. Since then, she’s become one of the most enduring figurative painters in the islands.

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.

Reality Bites

Video artist Paul Pfeiffer deconstructs viewers’ relationships to media and forms of entertainment that saturate the human experience.

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.

A Sense of Place

Where modern travel is concerned, it is important to practice inoa ‘āina, or traditional place names.