Issue 26: Migration

Published May 2016

No man is an island. In this issue, FLUX Hawaii explores how migrants have made Hawaiʻi the amazing place it is today, and how they continue to do so.

Prayer Warriors

“Koreans, we go out punching, then think later,” says Tomiko Ok Lee, a Korean who moved to the United States in 1966. “I don’t know if by kimchi or what, but … we get so hot, sometimes it’s unreasonable. But we don’t even think about it. It’s kind of a character of Koreans.” This spiciness makes sense in the context of Korea’s history. Known as Choson, or[...]

In the Moment

The son of a Turkish newspaperman, Omer Kursat captures scenes both forgotten and at the fore.

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