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December 17, 2016



film08film06 Visual recap of the night in Ilford 32000

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December 4, 2016



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November 15, 2016

Hawaii Pantry grew out of a passion for preserved foods and a true love for the ‘Aina (land). Some of these recipes have been passed down from generation to generation. The State of Hawaii is one of the most isolated population in the world and we import an estimated 80% of our food! It makes no sense that we import so much. With energy, transporting and costs continually rising, there is a growing urgency to address food security by re-establishing a local food system. Here is Hawaii Pantry’s way of contributing to a solution.

Support this local movement by backing Hawaii Pantry’s kickstarter campaign:

October 20, 2016

001Covers often overshadow record sleeves—understandably so—but the beauty is in the details. Read more

October 18, 2016

Hot chicks smoking weed. You’re welcome. Spock the gallery Read more


December 16, 2016

The Occ-Cast with Mason Ho. Goes extra good like a box of nitrous

December 1, 2016

The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational Ceremony sone of the most special events on the planet. An elite group of waterman are hand chosen by the Aikau Ohana. This surfing contest perpetuates the life and legacy of Waimea’s first lifeguard and known for risking his life in an effort to seek out help for his crewman of the Hokulea as it capsized along it’s journey. His crew was found and Eddie was never to be seen again. So this special gathering honors him for his bravery and skill of riding the waves of Waimea Bay.

Photos by @alottashibata


The blowing of the conch signifies the start of the ceremony

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November 10, 2016

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Hawaii the beautiful. Adventure from the mountains to the oceans. Aloha is everywhere. Click for full gallery by @Lancifer Read more

October 18, 2016

Shelter tells the story of Rin, a 17-year-old girl who lives her life inside of a futuristic simulation completely by herself in infinite, beautiful loneliness. Each day, Rin awakens in virtual reality and uses a tablet which controls the simulation to create a new, different, beautiful world for herself. Until one day, everything changes, and Rin comes to learn the true origins behind her life inside a simulation.

Original Story by: Porter Robinson

Music: Porter Robinson and Madeon

Storyboard Animation Director: Toshihumi Akai

Character Design Drawing Director: Megumi Kouno

September 23, 2016

Parking Day
By Megan Tomino
Photos by Juliann Chen

If you passed through Kaka‘ako and Downtown last week Friday you might have noticed peculiar things happening random public parking stalls. Pallets were being stacked, astroturf strewn here and there and more. What are these installations all about? I spoke with one of the participants in the annual event, Park(ing) Day, to find out. Read more