Arts & Culture

100 Years of Style

Happy 100th birthday, Bauhaus! If you’re an architect, interior designer or art enthusiast, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the Bauhaus School. Launched in Germany 1919, it’s become one of the most influential cultural movements of the 20th century.  Still relevant 100…

Aloha Got Soul

Record label delivers new and old music from outside Hawai‘i’s mainstream oger Bong doesn’t want people to have a narrow idea of Hawai‘i. That’s one reason he shares unique and interesting music from Hawai‘i’s past and present with audiences worldwide.…

Theater with Impact

Kalamaikamala Elouise Margaret Sylvester, 26, moved from American Samoa to Oahu when she was a young child for corrective leg surgery. She lived with her biological aunt and her aunt’s husband. “I was sexually abused by my aunt’s husband at…

The Next Generation of Hawaiian Designers

A new generation of Hawaiian creative consultants is challenging our expectations for indigenous design. The phrase “Hawaiian design” calls to mind familiar visual tropes: kapa patterns, hula dancers, maybe even (cringe) tiki kitsch. But a new generation of native Hawaiian…