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.
The life forms that originally colonized these islands may have been neither plant nor animal. And they're still here.
From dousing flames, to diving underwater, to scaling mountains, rescuers must be prepared for anything—so they train for everything.
Wild pigs threaten Hawai‘i’s landscape. Local hunters offer a solution.
Its feet on the ocean floor, its head above the clouds, Haleakala offers an unparalleled view for contemplating the cosmos.
Philanthropy is at the center of each piece of Maui Ku‘ia Estate Chocolate.
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.
In rural East Maui, two communities are taking a stand to conserve a weird wild food — and with it, a part of their culture.
Launching Maui No Ka ‘Oi - The first issue was just fifty pages, and the publication came out four times a year.
Shifting sands blow across Moloka‘i’s wild western coast.
Some eight species of dolphins call Hawaii’s waters home; one is the best twirling dolphin in the world.
After her three-year odyssey around the globe, Hōkūle‘a’s youngest crewmembers prepare to take the helm.
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.
Over the past two decades, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi has reported on an array of island issues.
Chasing history by outrigger canoe: a landlubber's log on a voyage to the Northwest Hawaiian Islands
Printed Summer/Fall 1997
Printed in Summer 2001
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.