The L.A.-based Shingo Yamazaki paints a multicultural Hawai‘i upbringing steeped in meditations on identity and memory.
The artwork of Mark “Feijão” Milligan II richly humanizes the African diaspora with the majesty of Black joy and abundance.
The story of a Kanaka Maoli police officer torn between his profession and principles proved to be a people’s favorite.
The short film success story of Last Hawaiian Sugar showcases the catalytic power of Hawai‘i’s Creative Industries Division and the critical role of collaboration.
Through ulana lau hala, Kekai Naone is weaving time together, connecting past to future with purpose, pragmatism, and personality.
In his debut novel, Joseph Han confronts imperial legacies in Hawai‘i and Korea with humor and heart.
An illuminating conversation with Michelle Mishina on discovering photography, fostering connection, and finding the narrative.