From the Magazine

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

painting paradise

You don’t have to live in Kakaako or even on Oahu to enjoy some of Hawaii’s best street art. Mele Murals connects schools with local artists to paint student-created murals on campuses across the state. These are a few of those murals.

happy without happy hour

Last year, Liz Crawford came face to face with a jarring reality – her drinking and her life had spun out of control. She’d always thought of herself as a positive person but felt anxious and isolated. Find out how she reconnected with her optimism after a year of sobriety.

color her world

Kailua artist Sherree McKellar has found happiness in life and art. In 2013, McKellar became a caregiver when her husband was diagnosed with leukemia. This devastating turn of events led to a wonderful discovery of her talents and skills as an artist.

fqhcs: help in uncertain times

Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) play an important role in helping their communities through the pandemic and beyond. They provide a significant amount of health care and services to people who are homeless or are struggling with addiction or who have no means to pay.

journey to happiness

Though he had a great job, loving wife, and all-around good life, Chris Stark longed for more. His passion for guitar took a back seat to everyday responsibilities. However, everything changed when he took a chance and followed his dream. Follow Stark on his journey to happiness and maybe you'll find inspiration as well.

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Fall 2020

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