We asked contributors from the FLUX Power issue: What’s a recent read that empowered you lately?
Activists residing in Wailuanui and Ke‘anae are continuing to untangle the complex politics of East Maui water diversion to reinstate this natural resource. Their efforts are part of decades-long litigation and the largest water rights case in the state.
Local television, newspapers, and radio stations build bodies of work that preserve the history of places and their communities. But these institutions are shrinking.
An architecture writer finds moments of beauty in Honolulu’s Ward Village.
The drape of a kīhei. A family heirloom handed down. A body-hugging dress. In the following portraits, we gathered people from all walks of life and disciplines to look at the diverse array of garments that most empower them.