Sacred Sites

The wonder of places around Kailua waiting to be discovered. The landscape of our islands has been altered by the..

From Rock to Road

Before bemoaning the commute over the pali Highway, squint your eyes and look up toward the peaks of Nu’uanu Pali..

Canoe Royalty

For one Kailua ‘ohana, paddling is in their blood. Carleen Handley grew up in Kailua, graduated from Kailua High School,..

The Original Pop-Ups

Photos courtesy of Nishikawa and Kimura families In the 1930s, before the popular farmers markets that we know of today..

The Real Glee

The Hotokes will remain forever vocal. For more than 30 years, that could have been the creed at Kailua High..

Paliku Pioneers

A closer look at the jewel of Castle’s “kingdom” A sheer, volcanic wall rises to the clouds in a rarely..

Staying the Course

When Charles Frazier set out to develop 202 acres of dry, kiawe-strewn land in Lanikai more than 85 years ago,..

Marking Time

The Lanikai Marker is a familiar sight for those who frequent the oceanside Kailua subdivision. Erected in 1924 by land..

Until We Meet Again

Can you name that tune in three notes? If the song is Queen Lili‘uokalani’s Aloha ‘Oe, the answer is nearly..