Time Travel

Cruze and Friend are the founders of Secret Record Store in Kakaako

Secret Record Store pops up to perpetuate the record store experience.

Text by Lisa Yamada | Images by Pete Ulatan

If you are reading this publication, you probably understand the value of the tactile nature of things; of being able to hold something in your hands, turn it over, feel the grooves of creases made from repeated use. It’s a notion that resonates with Kevin Cruze and John Friend, especially in this age of digital downloading. Continue Reading..


Pow Wow Hawaii Artist: Remi Mead

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Remi Mead brings her colorful style to the streets again for Pow! Wow! 2014, which takes place February 8–15 in Our Kaka‘ako.

Text by Naomi Taga | Opening image by Jonas Maon

Artist Remi Mead is an anomaly amongst a line-up of artists set to tackle another round of muted wall space in the upcoming Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i 2014. In a world where style reigns, Mead stands out. Fun and feminine, her brushstrokes are as impactful as the hand wielding a spray paint can and a 10-foot ladder. Continue Reading..


Pow Wow


Pow Wow Hawai‘i 2014
An international gathering of artists converges on Our Kaka‘ko from February 8-15.

Image by Jonas Maon

“Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colours and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was never boring. A city that felt like a party where everyone was invited, not just the estate agents and barons of big business.” – Banksy, Wall and Piece.Continue Reading..