The October 2013 issue is available

We’re proud to announce that the October issue of The Hawaii Independent’s magazine edition is available for download.

We’d like to thank our sponsors, Whole Foods and Hawaiian Fine Furniture, for making this issue possible.

In this issue:

– Veteran journalist Gerald Kato on the dangers that public authorities pose to public accountability, with original artwork by Will Caron

– Jon Osorio on why we should pay attention to globalization’s effects on Pacific peoples

– Will Caron interviews Honolulu Councilmember Stanley Chang on his run for Congress, with photos by Rachel Ceretto

– Jolyn Okimoto Rosa looks at a fresh experiment in bartering in Kaka‘ako

– The Hawaii Independent and Whole Foods team up to tell the story of Sumida Farm

– An excerpt from Gary Pak’s new novel on the Korean-American War

– The first installment of Solomon Enos’ Polyfantastica, a 40,000 year narrative of an oceanic human society on a planet named Honua