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Rain Names

In a symbiotic display of land and language, Hawaiians show a deep affinity for the islands’ rains with more than 200 words and phrases.

Kaimana beach shot from the water looking at the palms and hotel

Escaping East of Town

On the east side of O‘ahu’s bustling tourism center, a Hawai‘i creative finds respite beneath the palms and precipices of the storied neighborhood.

A Curious Crossroads

When the weekend calls, a languid holoholo from Honoka‘a to Hawi on Hawai‘i Island’s northside answers with scenic sights and charming personalities along the way.

ikebana floral artist work of red buds, wood, and greenery in a vase against a black background

Floating in Space

In ikebana, what is there and what is not hold equal importance. Master ikebana artist Carole Sakata has been striking this delicate balance for more than a quarter-century.

Island Verdure

In this jaunt through lush montane forests and coastal groves, get to know some of the diverse plant life that earned Kaua‘i its nickname, the Garden Isle.

Garden State

The season’s floral prints and pastel palette bloom in a lush neighborhood in Maunawili.