In Case of Emergency
From dousing flames, to diving underwater, to scaling mountains, rescuers must be prepared for anything—so they train for everything.
Launching Maui No Ka ‘Oi - The first issue was just fifty pages, and the publication came out four times a year.
Now that federal funds to restore "the Target Island" have dried up, Kaho‘olawe's caretakers are scrambling to maintain the work of healing this sacred place.
Clinging to Survival
In rural East Maui, two communities are taking a stand to conserve a weird wild food — and with it, a part of their culture.
The Heartbeat of Hula
In contrast to modern hula, ancient hula is purely percussive.
Before the First Hawaiians
The life forms that originally colonized these islands may have been neither plant nor animal. And they're still here.
The Weave of History
In the plaited leaves of the pandanus tree, a lauhala master passes along an ancient tradition.
With discovery at the heart of his process, Maui abstract painter Douglas Chun draws inspiration from Chinese calligraphy and shoshin—a Zen Buddhist principle.
Holiday Test Kitchen 2012
We asked Chef Isaac Bancaco to guide us through the preparation of a four-course feast. The innovative chef enthusiastically agreed to share a few of his favorite recipes.
Behind The Rainbow
Why do Hawaiian skies put on the most amazing light shows?
Dancers of the Deep
Some eight species of dolphins call Hawaii’s waters home; one is the best twirling dolphin in the world.
More than skin deep, traditional tattoos link modern Hawaiians to their ancestors.
Maui’s Night Sky
Its feet on the ocean floor, its head above the clouds, Haleakala offers an unparalleled view for contemplating the cosmos.
When Maui Land & Pineapple Company stopped planting fruit last December, it looked like the end of an era—and an island way of life.
The Feather Lei
An ancient art, as delicate as it is beautiful, has outlived the kings who once claimed it as their own.
Fifty years ago, Hawai'i added a fiftieth star to the Star Spangled Banner — and Maui would never be the same.
The Volcano Next Door
An island-hop from Maui, the forces of creation are putting on a spectacular fireworks show—and you’ve got a ringside seat.
The Elusive ‘Ua‘u
A discovery of Native Hawaiian petrel burrows on Lana'i sheds new light on this little-known species.
Mo‘omomi: Place of Mystery
Shifting sands blow across Moloka‘i’s wild western coast.
Straight on Til Friday
Chasing history by outrigger canoe: a landlubber's log on a voyage to the Northwest Hawaiian Islands
At the Maui Polo Club, members continue a tradition where captains of the industry and cowboys have played side by side, and Maui’s paniolo are internationally known champions.