Lei The Contingency

Claiming the Dance Floor

With no existing safe space for the QTIPOC community in Honolulu, the Contingency created its own and named it Kings, Queens and Inbtwns.

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…

featherwork big island lei culture

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…