Maui's winningest canoe club is borrowing lessons from the past to surge ahead.
By reviving ancient Hawaiian practices, modern conservationists hope to save the forests and the seas of the future.
Though he didn't set out to become an expert on Hawaiian culture, Keli'i Tau'a may be the most revered teacher of hula and chant you never heard of.
See all eleven kapa Pua Van Dorpe created to honor ancient Maui chiefs, and read their stories.
Pua Van Dorpe has spent a lifetime pursuing her passion—reclaiming this ancient and lost Hawaiian art
From tiny shells that wash ashore on this forbidden island come priceless treasures.
Explore the sacred space of a Hawaiian sweat lodge.
On Maui's remote eastern shore, a long-hidden archeological treasure recalls the majesty of an ancient kingdom.
For more than a millennium, Hawaii relied on was an oral culture. It’s not mere chance that the spoken word has regained its importance today.
Hawaiian pa'u riders carry on an exuberant tradition, bedecking both horse and rider with flowers and fine fabrics.
The annual East Maui Taro Festival in Hana is the perfect opportunity to learn about—and taste—this delicacy.
Seventeen years in the making, the Hawaiian modern day voyaging canoe Mo‘okiha O Piilani will set sail on December 21 during the winter solstice.
Maui and her sister islands are reviving one of the most important spiritual times of ancient Hawai‘i: Makahiki.
If Hawaiian kalo (taro) is in danger, is genetic modification the answer?
Hawai'i's creation chant weaves together threads of ancient Hawaiian thought--heady science, deep spiritualism, and tantalizing innuendo.
See what happens when ancient Hawaiian culture meets modern art techniques at Maui's annual Celebration of Hawaii exhibit at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao.
Dedicated volunteers are restoring the remains of a once-thriving Native Hawaiian village in Honokowai Valley—from the sticks to the stones.
Wedge-tailed shearwaters spend the majority of their lives at sea, where they feed on baitfish and squid. They return to Hawai'i each spring to nest.
Kepā Maly is restoring authenticity to the stories of the island he loves.
Discover how the nonprofit Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is planting the seeds of today and working to preserve Hawaiian culture for the future.
'Ukulele entertainer and master teacher Walter Kawa'i'aea keeps the beat of Hawaiian music.
One hundred seventy-four years ago, Maui's first print shop published the first Hawaiian-language newspaper...and launched a small revolution.
A race of Polynesian seafarers in double-hulled canoes managed to carry with them food for the rest of their lives in Hawai‘i, along with their medicine, clothing, handicrafts, and the essence of their religion.
This West Maui valley witnessed some of the island's most turbulent history. Now it's helping to redeem the past.
In its twenty-five years, Po‘okela has influenced the community beyond Kaanapali Beach Hotel.
When Elizabeth Lindsey was a child, Hawaiian elders foretold that she would embark on a journey to gather ancient wisdom that could guide future generations.
What can the ancient Hawaiians teach us about preserving today's resources for tomorrow?