Showcasing island voices, local experiences, and Hawaii-inspired writing, poetry, photography and art.
Blood and Skin, Hawaii Stories, Vol. 1, Issue 2, October 2020.
“While we do not experience police brutality against African American and black men, there are still racial issues and tensions boiling below the surface of aloha.”
“The Americans taught the Japanese how to make hush puppies, and the Japanese taught the Americans how to make traditional bookmarks.”
“As they go to Rommel’s light blue Datsun 280Z parked on the Ala Wai, Rommel is silent.”
Iit is difficult to recognize where we still fall short, being neck deep in Hawaii living.”
“I knew you would still be bathed in darkness for another six months as you grow into the little person you’ll be.”