When you repeat "Maui Nō Ka ʻOi," you are continuing a tradition that began with ancient Hawaiian chant and two centuries of Maui song.
More than skin deep, traditional tattoos link modern Hawaiians to their ancestors.
Lobster season closes to allow Hawaiian spiny lobsters a chance to reproduce.
Sharing our favorite ways to revel in or beat the heat.
How could we dedicate an issue to all things hot about Hawai‘i and not include Pele? The volcano goddess is as renowned for her fiery passions as for the molten lava with which she creates new land.
There’s a saying in English that you can’t choose your family. But with an ancient and enduring Hawaiian tradition called hānai, sometimes you can.
Animal, plant, elemental force, even the substance of dreams-in their different forms, ancestral guides helped to shape the Islands' first culture.
Lilikoʻi is the Hawaiian word for passion fruit. While lilikoʻi can be eaten raw, its naturally high acidity makes it perfect for blending into baked goods, frozen custards, and drinks.
What do you do with a green papaya? Our dining editor uses the fruit in chicken tinola soup and green papaya salad - recipes included!
Two attractive fern species in Hawai‘i share the name laua‘e. Both are beloved by lei makers and Hawaiian cultural practitioners.
Hawaiian lore finds the spirit of the divine in the ordinary world.
Photographer Zach Pezzillo is an unabashed enthusiast of insects and other small creatures.
Follow your local guide and make the most of central Maui on this perfect day in Wailuku tour.
Among Polynesians, the Hawaiians of old excelled in the making of kapa. Their distant daughters have begun to reclaim this once-lost ancient art.
Our island paradise is in the midst of an affordable-housing crisis. Could tiny houses be a solution?
“As Hawaiians, our mo‘olelo [stories] are so important,” says Maelia. “With heirloom jewelry, the mo‘olelo live on in each piece.”
A writer and a photographer explore the remains of the King's Trail on Maui, where dozens of archaeological sites spring up from the side of the trail.
Seven species of uhu dwell in Hawaiian waters, including three endemics.
You may see it at the beach or a friend's backyard: the game is Portuguese Horseshoes.
Our writers share the joys of exploring Maui's remote eastern shore—in luxury or on a budget.
You and I are older than the stones along the Puna shoreline. These stones started just a few years ago as gobs of lava from Pele’s current eruption, gobs that dripped into the sea only to be tumbled and polished then lobbed back onto the shore.
From the very beginning, Hawaiian culture has celebrated women’s power, passion and intellect. We dig into Hawaiian wāhine culture to learn more.
Get the most of the Maui coast with our age-appropriate picks for kids from toddler to teen.
When you enter the ocean this fall, remember that it’s not just the sharks’ home; it’s their nursery.
The Hawaiian work kamaʻaina isn’t so much about bloodlines and birthplace, as about a fully intentional way to live.
Does Lanai have a ghost ship?
Enjoying native Hawaiian flora doesn’t require a foray into the mountains; many beautiful blooms love the beach as much as we do.