Posts byKikaha

A Moving History

King Kamehameha V welcomed hula at his summer cottage in Moanalua, and his impact is celebrated yearly at the Prince Lot Hula Festival.

Text by Eunica Escalante | Images by Jonas Maon
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Bold Brew

Coffee arrived in Hawai‘i 200 years ago, and grew through blights, beetles, and the battles of men to become a globally recognized crop.

Text by Travis Hancock | Image by Megan Spelman
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A Whale of a Time

As the Hawaiian population of humpback whales returns home to breed and birth young, researchers and fans gather to gain knowledge and protect the species.

Text by Rae Sojot | Images by John Hook
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Going Big

Meet Andrea Moller, one of the first women to charge big waves at Pe‘ahi, Maui’s world-famous surf break.

Text by Blake Lefkoe | Images by Erik Saeder &
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Time Traveling

At Waimea Canyon and Kōke‘e state parks, hike trails that snake through forests rich with Kaua‘i’s flora and fauna, and amble across ridges with views of the famed canyon and Nā Pali Coast.

Text by Coco Zingaro | Images by Bryce Johnson dventure
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Hiking Through the Clouds

Wandering through Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area presents redwoods, Hawaiian honeycreepers, and a journey through the past.

Text by Kelli Gratz | Images by Andrew Agcaoil ollowing the
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Navigating the Divide

Led by Mau Piailug’s son Eseliquipi Plasito, the creation of Micronesian sailing canoe Elleen Eoreni links cultures past and present.

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Rooted in Ancestry

Deep in the Waikamoi Preserve on Maui, one exceptional ‘ōhi‘a lehua tree has stood solemnly for over 600 years, making it among the oldest documented flowering trees in the northern hemisphere.

Text by Kelli Gratz  |  Images by John Hook
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