The Here, the Now, and the Tomorrow

First, Some Thanks

Over the years, Hawaii Zen has continuously evolved. From the early days of being a personal blog, to later a historical one, to a photo gallery, to eventually a magazine today. As of now, we’re choosing to provide content on everything from the much beloved ‘hawaiian’ lifestyle, to technology, to opinion, and yes, to even satire, under our new ‘Da Coconut’ column.

We’d like to extend a mahalo to everyone whose stuck with us through the years, and invite everyone else to enjoy the ride as we continue our evolution. Join us after the jump to learn more.

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A New Era

2017 brought with it a slew of excitement, horrors, and the peculiar. Though the times we live in may seem uncertain, we take solace in that tomorrow, January 1st 2018 is a new day. It is a blank slate from which we can begin a new, and a new era in which to enter.



Ke kai leo nui o Mokoli’i

Ke kai leo nui o Mokoli’i. The sea of Mokoli’i (known as Chinaman’s Hat) is said to roar. This small island is said to have once been a reptile that Hi’iaka stuck into the sea, head down and tail up.

-Mary Kawaena Pukui ‘Ōlelo No’eau