Kapa: Fabric of a Culture
Pua Van Dorpe has spent a lifetime pursuing her passion—reclaiming this ancient and lost Hawaiian art
Kapa: More to Learn
See all eleven kapa Pua Van Dorpe created to honor ancient Maui chiefs, and read their stories.
Lessons from the Past
What can the ancient Hawaiians teach us about preserving today's resources for tomorrow?
Explore Further: Native Knowledge from Ho’olawa Farms
Learn the traditional uses for native plants nurtured by Anna Palomino at Ho‘olawa Farms in Haiku.
Bringing Hawaiian Culture To Light
The Four Seasons in Wailea has a brilliant new art collection—“the first of its kind anywhere,”--courtesy of modern Hawaiian artists.
'Ukulele entertainer and master teacher Walter Kawa'i'aea keeps the beat of Hawaiian music.
The Future of Kalo
If Hawaiian kalo (taro) is in danger, is genetic modification the answer?
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Kalo, a legendary plant, has deep roots in Hawaiian culture.
A Valley Back in Time
Dedicated volunteers are restoring the remains of a once-thriving Native Hawaiian village in Honokowai Valley—from the sticks to the stones.
Where Tradition Holds Sway
John Ka‘imikaua's Legacy Lives on through Moloka‘i's Homage to Hula
Home, Thatched Home
Virtually extinct for over a century, hale—traditional Hawaiian houses—are making a comeback with the new millennium.
The Rebirth of Makahiki
Maui and her sister islands are reviving one of the most important spiritual times of ancient Hawai‘i: Makahiki.