Hawai'i's creation chant weaves together threads of ancient Hawaiian thought--heady science, deep spiritualism, and tantalizing innuendo.
The culture of ancient Hawaiʻi was deeply rooted in nature. It still is—thanks to places like Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.
Like the rest of us, Hawaiian mature, age and die. And there the similarity ends.
How food is grown, prepared, and used is arguably as important in defining a culture as lineage, language and lore.
The annual East Maui Taro Festival in Hana is the perfect opportunity to learn about—and taste—this delicacy.
Ancient Hawaiian Chanters used the unique sounds of the Alala, Hawaiian crow, to broadcast messages in battle. Currently they are extinct in the wild.
Maui and her sister islands are reviving one of the most important spiritual times of ancient Hawai‘i: Makahiki.
In its wax and wane, Hawaiians of old found the secrets to sustainable living.
What defines art as Hawaiian? The answer may lie as deep as one’s DNA.
The Lobelia Grayana is an endangered lavender flower that grows in Waikamoi Preserve on Maui. Ancient Hawaiians called this plant opelu.
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.
John Ka‘imikaua's Legacy Lives on through Moloka‘i's Homage to Hula
What is it like to live next to a volcano?
Bit by bit, archeologists are uncovering a forgotten island where kings once ruled and a sacred lizard kept watch.
After nearly two decades in dry dock, the first oceangoing traditional voyaging canoe, Mo‘okiha o Pi‘ilani, embarked on its maiden voyage from Mala Wharf in Lahaina on July 11.
Explore the sacred space of a Hawaiian sweat lodge.
Pua Van Dorpe has spent a lifetime pursuing her passion—reclaiming this ancient and lost Hawaiian art
Dedicated volunteers are restoring the remains of a once-thriving Native Hawaiian village in Honokowai Valley—from the sticks to the stones.
A race of Polynesian seafarers managed to carry with them food for the rest of their lives in Hawai‘i.
Polynesians navigate Earth's largest ocean by celestial bodies and seabirds, winds and ocean swells.
By reviving ancient Hawaiian practices, modern conservationists hope to save the forests and the seas of the future.
On Maui's remote eastern shore, a long-hidden archeological treasure recalls the majesty of an ancient kingdom.
See what happens when ancient Hawaiian culture meets modern art techniques at Maui's annual Celebration of Hawaii exhibit at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao.
'Ukulele entertainer and master teacher Walter Kawa'i'aea keeps the beat of Hawaiian music.
Discovering culture through dance.
Learn the traditional uses for native plants nurtured by Anna Palomino at Ho‘olawa Farms in Haiku.
Teya Penniman explores the cultural significance and modern practices of Makahiki season in Hawaii. Learn about this sacred celebration in honor of Lono.