Archive for the “Journalism” category

The Architect of Hope

by twinink on August 15, 2016

(This article appeared in the Aug-Sept 2016 Hana Hou Magazine)      

Re-Enter The Dragon

by twinink on November 1, 2013

(This article appeared in the June-July 2014 Hana Hou Magazine) On a frigid February morning in Manhattan, with snow threatening citywide gridlock, Hawai‘i-born Cole Horibe arrives through the flurries—on time not just to the minute but to the second. He’s (…)

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The Fighter

by twinink on October 11, 2013

(This article appeared in the Oct-Nov 2013 Hana Hou Magazine) The third time his thumb popped out of its socket, the pain brought Chad Owens to his knees. But he gritted his teeth and popped the thumb right back in. Owens (…)

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The Heroine’s Journey

by twinink on February 11, 2013

(This article appeared in the Feb-March 2013, Hana Hou Magazine) The video—grainy black-and-white and recorded in 1942—is showing its age, but the movements of the dancer it depicts retain a grace undiminished by time. Lithe and strikingly beautiful, 26-year-old Jean (…)

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Hide and Seek

by twinink on February 11, 2013

(This article appeared in the Feb-March 2013, Hana Hou Magazine) (photos by Elyse Butler) A moment ago the tunnel entrance was filled with sunshine and birdsong. But now, a quarter-mile in, the light from the cave’s mouth has narrowed to a (…)

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KiteJam

by twinink on January 26, 2013

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A League Of Their Own

by twinink on October 25, 2012

(This article appeared in the Oct-Nov 2012, Hana Hou Magazine) Music pumps over the loudspeakers, drowning out the cheering fans as the players charge onto the court. All the greats are here: numbers 8, 6, 23. Only this is not Madison (…)

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King of the Mount

by twinink on October 25, 2012

(This article appeared in the Oct-Nov 2012, Hana Hou Magazine) The fallow deer seems curious—ears perked, nostrils flared. A chestnut-streaked tassel of hair along its neck stands on end. When Gordon Lau takes a step closer, the deer looks like (…)

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Brothers in Fire

by twinink on October 25, 2012

(This article appeared in the Oct-Nov 2012, Hana Hou Magazine) Photos by Elyse Butler and Matt Mallams At first there is only darkness broken by the steady beat of a lalidrum. Another lali joins the rhythm, then five more, the noise building (…)

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Ilha De Deus — God’s Island

by twinink on September 4, 2012

(This article appeared in Surfing Magazine — October 2012) Somewhere between the iron wing and sputtering propeller blade, the craggy peak of Morro do Pico emerges from the sea, verdant, shrouded in clouds. Soft rain descends everywhere — and then (…)

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