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Hawaii Aloha Law

Aloha—It’s the Law

Are you familiar with the Aloha Spirit law?
learn about tiger shark pups

Shark Pups

When you enter the ocean this fall, remember that it’s not just the sharks’ home; it’s their nursery.
Nuu Apole Point, Maui

The Last Wild Coast

Maui's southern shore is a land of startling contrasts: barren lava, soaring cliffs, and a wetland that humans are fighting to restore.
Moo Hawaiian Dragon

The Sacred Spine

Ancient Hawaiian mythology tells of the sacred shapeshifting dragons, or moo, which holds supernatural powers. Their presence is still felt by many.
GF Lua and Tide colorful rug

Island Style

Just can’t get enough of the tropics? Here are a few treasures to bring a little lushness into your home.
stone carver maui

Carved in Stone

The life of Kālaipōhaku Hoaka Delos Reyes has been shaped by the medium he shapes.
Miso Phat Sushi Maui

Dee-lish: 5 Winning Restaurants

Our food editor Becky Speere dishes on the Maui dishes she loves.
Ritz Carlton Mai Tai Maui Hawaii

Rummed Up

Getting into the spirit of the mai tai at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua’s Alaloa Lounge.
Tina Keko'olani Haleakala Supah Shots

Recipe for Success

The Maui Food Innovation Center gives homegrown entrepreneurs the ingredients they need to build their businesses.
Kids Cook with Heart

The Good Stuff: Kids Cook with Heart

Thousands of Maui’s children are learning to make better food choices thanks to an innovative program on nutritional education.
outdoor kitchen maui

The Great Outdoors

Nothing beats dining out in these backyards.
Excellence in Sustainability Kuia Estate Chocolate

Maui Ku‘ia Estate Chocolate: Excellence in Sustainability Award winner

Meet the 2020 ‘Aipono Excellence in Sustainability Award winner: Maui Ku‘ia Estate Chocolate.
Haleakala Maui by Chris Archer

In the House of the Sun

Taller than Everest, quieter than the Mojave, Haleakalā has a power all its own.
maui census

You Count

Census 2020 is now underway on Maui.
perfect day upcountry & north shore Maui

Perfect Day: Land & Sea

Exploring Maui’s Upcountry and North Shore from the ground up.
Japengo Maui cocktail

Masters of Mixology

Five cocktail recipes to start the weekend off right.
ilima flower

Delicate Beauties

Strung together, the tissue-thin flowers of the ‘ilima bush make an exquisite lei.
Greg Gifford

2020 Friend of Agriculture Award

Meet the 2020 ‘Aipono Friend of Agriculture Award winner: Greg Gifford.
Peter Merriman Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

Meet Peter Merriman, the 2020 ‘Aipono Lifetime Achievement Award winner.
Excellence in Sustainability Restaurant Moku Roots

Moku Roots: Excellence in Sustainability Restaurant Award winner

Meet the 2020 ‘Aipono Excellence in Sustainability Restaurant Award winner: Moku Roots.

One Canoe

We are all in the same boat—and strongest when we paddle together.
Pearl heart and home

Eating Out

Picnic in style with these additions to your basket.
Taylor Ponte Maui Chef of the Year 2020

2020 Chef of the Year: Taylor Ponte

Every year Maui’s chefs vote to elect one of their own the ‘Aipono Chef of the Year, seeking the peer that most inspires them.

Great Finds

Make 2020 Your Golden Year
lobster tails with butter

Joy of Cooking

Chef Alex Stanislaw infuses his food with happiness.
Ukulule master Edmond Tavares

The ‘Ukulele Master

Edmond Tavares is just as humble and dynamic as the instrument he makes.
Nylos Chef Maui

Small is Beautiful

At their tiny restaurant Nylos, the husband-and-wife team of Paulina and Jeremy Solyn are cooking up one of Maui’s most intimate dining experiences.