Pua Van Dorpe has spent a lifetime pursuing her passion—reclaiming this ancient and lost Hawaiian art
By reviving ancient Hawaiian practices, modern conservationists hope to save the forests and the seas of the future.
Explore the sacred space of a Hawaiian sweat lodge.
See all eleven kapa Pua Van Dorpe created to honor ancient Maui chiefs, and read their stories.
On Maui's remote eastern shore, a long-hidden archeological treasure recalls the majesty of an ancient kingdom.
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.
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.
Maui and her sister islands are reviving one of the most important spiritual times of ancient Hawai‘i: Makahiki.
Following the ancient practices of our ancestors has restored a missing piece—healing across generations.
If Hawaiian kalo (taro) is in danger, is genetic modification the answer?
The annual East Maui Taro Festival in Hana is the perfect opportunity to learn about—and taste—this delicacy.
Indigenous architecture was shaped by—and helped to shape—life in early Hawai‘i. Descendants of the Islands’ first people are building on that foundation.
See what happens when ancient Hawaiian culture meets modern art techniques at Maui's annual Celebration of Hawaii exhibit at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao.
Hawai'i's creation chant weaves together threads of ancient Hawaiian thought--heady science, deep spiritualism, and tantalizing innuendo.
Dedicated volunteers are restoring the remains of a once-thriving Native Hawaiian village in Honokowai Valley—from the sticks to the stones.
Discover how the nonprofit Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is planting the seeds of today and working to preserve Hawaiian culture for the future.
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.
Triple threat: He can dance. He can chant. And he can sing.
'Ukulele entertainer and master teacher Walter Kawa'i'aea keeps the beat of Hawaiian music.
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.
One hundred seventy-four years ago, Maui's first print shop published the first Hawaiian-language newspaper...and launched a small revolution.
What can the ancient Hawaiians teach us about preserving today's resources for tomorrow?
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.
Two-dozen students, representing halau from Maui, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i Island and Japan, will compete at this year’s Hula O Na Keiki event.
This West Maui valley witnessed some of the island's most turbulent history. Now it's helping to redeem the past.