Land and Sea
When the Hōkūle‘a first sailed around Hawai‘i in the early 70s, many described it as the most beautiful thing they had ever seen.
English Translation of MANA's ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i column on pg 22 of the June/July 2014 Wai a Kāne Issue
In the not too distant past, Ke‘ehi Lagoon, just off Honolulu Harbor, was a thriving system of fishponds and small offshore islands.
To go to Kaho‘olawe, you have to be ready, and the island has to want you to come… The island kind of clings to you. You keep thinking of the island.
Kamehameha Schools (KS) owns 365,000 acres spread across Hawai‘i and about a quarter of that is prime agricultural land.
There are only three ways to access Joyce Kainoa’s kitchen table in Honoka‘upu, Moloka‘i: by helicopter, by boat, or by an 11-hour hike. So when her kitchen sees a crowd, it’s rarely by chance.
Hawai‘i naturally raises water kids. Our year-round warm weather enables an athlete to train 12 months a year.
“Sometime in 1992” is as close as anyone can remember that the whistle stopped blowing on Lāna‘i.
A koa forest thrives in the Kūka‘iau uplands, on the slopes of Mauna Kea, creating a dappled canopy of light and shade on the forest floor with its distinctive sickle-shaped leaves.