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 life forms that originally colonized these islands may have been neither plant nor animal. And they're still here.
Shifting sands blow across Moloka‘i’s wild western coast.
In contrast to modern hula (which is typically accompanied by Western-derived stringed instruments, such as the slack-key guitar or ‘ukulele), ancient hula is purely percussive.
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.
From dousing flames, to diving underwater, to scaling mountains, rescuers must be prepared for anything—so they train for everything.
After her three-year odyssey around the globe, Hōkūle‘a’s youngest crewmembers prepare to take the helm.
Wild pigs threaten Hawai‘i’s landscape. Local hunters offer a solution.
Philanthropy is at the center of each piece of Maui Ku‘ia Estate Chocolate.
Launching Maui No Ka ‘Oi - The first issue was just fifty pages, and the publication came out four times a year.
Merwin is the seventeenth U.S. poet laureate. He accepted the honor in order to spread his favorite gospel: that humans belong to nature, not the other way around.
Fifty years ago, Hawai'i added a fiftieth star to the Star Spangled Banner — and Maui would never be the same.
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.
Over the past two decades, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi has reported on an array of island issues.
Printed Summer/Fall 1997
An island-hop from Maui, the forces of creation are putting on a spectacular fireworks show—and you’ve got a ringside seat.
With discovery at the heart of his process, Maui abstract painter Douglas Chun draws inspiration from Chinese calligraphy and shoshin—a Zen Buddhist principle.
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.
Some eight species of dolphins call Hawaii’s waters home; one is the best twirling dolphin in the world.
Printed in Summer 2001