Printed in Summer 2001
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.
After her three-year odyssey around the globe, Hōkūle‘a’s youngest crewmembers prepare to take the helm.
Printed Summer/Fall 1997
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.
With discovery at the heart of his process, Maui abstract painter Douglas Chun draws inspiration from Chinese calligraphy and shoshin—a Zen Buddhist principle.
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.
Some eight species of dolphins call Hawaii’s waters home; one is the best twirling dolphin in the world.
Wild pigs threaten Hawai‘i’s landscape. Local hunters offer a solution.
More than skin deep, traditional tattoos link modern Hawaiians to their ancestors.
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.
An island-hop from Maui, the forces of creation are putting on a spectacular fireworks show—and you’ve got a ringside seat.
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.
A discovery of Native Hawaiian petrel burrows on Lana'i sheds new light on this little-known species.
When Maui Land & Pineapple Company stopped planting fruit last December, it looked like the end of an era—and an island way of life.
An ancient art, as delicate as it is beautiful, has outlived the kings who once claimed it as their own.
Why do Hawaiian skies put on the most amazing light shows?