Lei The Contingency

Party People

The Contingency is about creating events for queer, transgender, and intersex people of color in Hawaiʻi.

Lei Honolulu Pride


Shot from the street level of Honolulu Pride, a photographer’s uplifting photo essay demonstrates why Hawaiʻi’s LGBTQ community members are her heroes, (s)heroes, and everyone in between.


Pride Away From Home

Being born and raised in Hawai’i, Samantha Feyen shares her images and thoughts of her first Pride experience away from home.

Kalani Pea Hawaii

A Q&A with Musician Kalani Peʻa

Inspired by the Hawaiian Islands, a sense of self, and honoring his community, Kalani Peʻa has created a modern Hawaiian album perfect for enjoying alone or…

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The Art of Feathers

At his peaceful inn on Hawaiʻi Island, Kilohana Domingo makes traditional feather lei. Text by Lisa Yamada Images by Jonas Maon On a tranquil…

Polipoli State Park Lei Hawaii

Hike Through the Clouds on Maui

Wandering through Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area presents redwoods, Hawaiian honeycreepers, and a journey through the past.   Originally featured in our sister publication…