From the Magazine

Take a look at some of the stories that made their way into the spotlight in this season's issue.

land loved

Elizabeth Reilly and others in the community are protecting and maintaining open spaces, including Kanewai Spring, Maunalua Bay, Hawea Heiau complex, Keawawa Wetlands, Aloha Aina O Kamilo Nui, and the Ka Iwi Community. For Reilly, it’s about connecting people, perpetuating community pride, and creating an overall sense of responsibility to care for the land that cares for you.

like family

Lisa Anderson and Neil Bryson met last year. She, a 40-year-old mother of four living in Honolulu. He, a 70-year-old Coast Guard contractor living in Maine. The first time they spoke on the phone, the conversation lasted four hours. They bonded immediately. Less than a month later, Anderson was on a plane to Maine. She was going to meet her father.

from online to irl

For Ethan Sykes, making friends was challenging until he found a community of like-minded people through his favorite video game. Find out how his online friend became a friend in real life.

going the distance for love

From Alaska to Hawaii and back, Dr. Marjorie Mau and Dr. Ted Mala are keeping their romance alive and making their “hybrid” long-distance marriage work.

nowhere to turn

Emergency rooms (ERs) are overwhelmed with people who don’t have insurance or a primary care provider. That’s where Federally Qualified Health Centers come in.

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Fall 2019

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