Maui and her sister islands are reviving one of the most important spiritual times of ancient Hawai‘i: Makahiki.
A race of Polynesian seafarers managed to carry with them food for the rest of their lives in Hawai‘i.
When your name includes twelve syllables and nearly as many letters as the alphabet, you often have some explaining to do.
If Hawaiian kalo (taro) is in danger, is genetic modification the answer?
Ancient Hawaiian Chanters used the unique sounds of the Alala, Hawaiian crow, to broadcast messages in battle. Currently they are extinct in the wild.
Hawaiian lore finds the spirit of the divine in the ordinary world.
The annual East Maui Taro Festival in Hana is the perfect opportunity to learn about—and taste—this delicacy.
Explore the sacred space of a Hawaiian sweat lodge.
Like the rest of us, Hawaiian mature, age and die. And there the similarity ends.
Animal, plant, elemental force, even the substance of dreams-in their different forms, ancestral guides helped to shape the Islands' first culture.
A revolution is happening in Island schools, as Hawaiian-immersion students find the keys to unlock their culture.
Hawaiian culture evolved over millennia, then almost disappeared after Western contact. Maui's cultural advisors are committed to bringing it back.
The life of Kālaipōhaku Hoaka Delos Reyes has been shaped by the medium he shapes.
Teya Penniman explores the cultural significance and modern practices of Makahiki season in Hawaii. Learn about this sacred celebration in honor of Lono.
How Maui farmers are cultivating ancient wisdom to feed a population—and a hunger for culture.
We ask three maoli (native) educators to consider what it means to be an educated Hawaiian in the twenty-first century—and why it matters.
See what happens when ancient Hawaiian culture meets modern art techniques at Maui's annual Celebration of Hawaii exhibit at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao.
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.
What can the ancient Hawaiians teach us about preserving today's resources for tomorrow?
A writer and a photographer explore the remains of the King's Trail on Maui, where dozens of archaeological sites spring up from the side of the trail.
In its twenty-five years, Po‘okela has influenced the community beyond Kaanapali Beach Hotel.
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.
Ancient Hawaiian mythology tells of the sacred shapeshifting dragons, or moo, which holds supernatural powers. Their presence is still felt by many.
Turmeric is prized around the world for its yellow color, bold flavor, and medicinal properties. When Polynesian voyagers first sailed to Hawai‘i, they brought the pungent herb with them.
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.
How food is grown, prepared, and used is arguably as important in defining a culture as lineage, language and lore.