Travel & Adventure

Through The Lens of Preservation: Hawaiʻi and the Arctic

Through The Lens of Preservation: Hawaiʻi and the Arctic

I went to the Arctic to experience another type of environment, a place almost without architecture. I have long been fascinated with the Arctic—a place of extremes, incredibly fragile yet forcefully resistant to human presence.

The Eerie Eight: Lopaka Kapanui’s Top Oʻahu Hauntings

The Eerie Eight: Lopaka Kapanui’s Top Oʻahu Hauntings

We recently spoke to Lopaka Kapanui, protégé of the late, great storyteller Glen Grant, to get his take on Oʻahu’s top hauntings. Some may be familiar, others may be new. All are creepy.

Bones in the Streets

Bones in the Streets

In 2007, I joined a local archaeology company, digging for historical artifacts and ancient burials. I monitored construction sites and performed cultural assessments for development projects, dealing with any finds lawfully and with a culturally respectful nature. One particularly sensitive site was in Kaka’ako.

Hot Coffee, Mississippi

Hot Coffee, Mississippi

The asphalt road to Hot Coffee is smooth but worn, nestled in a sea of thick green trees in backwoods Mississippi.

Industrial Enlightenment

Industrial Enlightenment

According to Chemistry.com, Hawai‘i ranks number one in the nation when it comes to looking online for love between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m., beating out top contenders Las Vegas, Brooklyn, and Long Beach. Why?

The Need For 808 Speed

The Need For 808 Speed

Oʻahu’s street-racing scene is alive and well and seemingly unaffected by the cheesiness of a certain film franchise starring Vin Diesel. So where are these powerful engines and brightly painted chassis going?