We recognize a few individuals who make Maui no ka oi by protecting the environment, preserving indigenous wisdom, building sustainable communities.
Meet seven Maui residents who display a heroic commitment to our island's environment.
Though he didn't set out to become an expert on Hawaiian culture, Keli'i Tau'a may be the most revered teacher of hula and chant you never heard of.
Ed Lindsey’s legacy will endure as long as people with “like minds and like hearts” come together to serve the ‘aina.
Ed Lindsey leaves behind an immense void, as deep and long as Honokowai Valley, where he once stood on the mountainside, calling out, “E, Tutu!”
Fifty years ago, Hawai'i added a fiftieth star to the Star Spangled Banner — and Maui would never be the same.
Meet some ordinary people whose super power is an unflagging commitment to Maui's natural environment.
Conceived to invigorate the art of portraiture, the triennial Schaefer Portrait Challenge has become a compelling exhibition of the Island's people.
Call him courageous. Call him crazy. He's the man they call when there's danger between the devil and deep blue sea.
A simple program is helping Maui keiki to discover the wonder of reading.
They inspire and infuriate us, make us cheer or boo. But there's no denying their commitment to these islands they call home.
Meet five regular folks whose work keeps Maui fabulous.
What these Mauians do makes them worthy of our attention.
MNKO recognizes a few of Maui County’s resident eco-heroes—those who work hard at the grassroots level to restore and protect all things natural to the Islands.
Meet Rene Sylva, Maui's Grand Master of Native Plant.
Two celebrated watermen test their limits to raise awareness of autism.
Lori Sablas sees the future in the lessons of Maui's cultural past
Hawai‘i's first hall-of-fame cowgirl is a Maui Rose.
Sam Ka‘ai is recognized in a profound new exhibit.
Dave Kalama has mastered more ocean sports than most people have even attempted—but you won’t hear him brag about it.