Island Portrait: Visionary
Learn about the past and present of UH-Maui College–a division of the University of Hawaii–and what Chancellor Clyde Sakamoto is doing to ensure its future.
In Case of Emergency
From dousing flames, to diving underwater, to scaling mountains, rescuers must be prepared for anything—so they train for everything.
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.
10 Most Intriguing People 2007
What these Mauians do makes them worthy of our attention.
2008 Environmental Heroes
Meet five regular folks whose work keeps Maui fabulous.
The Palm Whisperer
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.
Portrait of an Icon
Herb Kane was not just a vast source of information about ancient Hawaii and Polynesia; he personified aloha.
Fifty years ago, Hawai'i added a fiftieth star to the Star Spangled Banner — and Maui would never be the same.
In Books They Trust
A simple program is helping Maui keiki to discover the wonder of reading.
To the Rescue
Call him courageous. Call him crazy. He's the man they call when there's danger between the devil and deep blue sea.
Rock Meets Mountain
Brit rock musician Mick Fleetwood hangs his hat at a gentleman's estate in Kula, Maui.
Lori Sablas sees the future in the lessons of Maui's cultural past
An Unbridled Life
Hawai‘i's first hall-of-fame cowgirl is a Maui Rose.
2010 Environmental Heroes
Meet seven Maui residents who display a heroic commitment to our island's environment.
Our Kūpuna Islands
Kūpuna (ancestor) islands form the core of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
A Force of Nature
Meet Rene Sylva, Maui's Grand Master of Native Plant.
Uncle Rex and the Mountain
Alvin “Rex” Ornellas shares history about Haleakalā National Park, one of Maui’s most popular attractions.
Environmental Heroes 2009
Meet some ordinary people whose super power is an unflagging commitment to Maui's natural environment.
The Life Aquatic
Dave Kalama has mastered more ocean sports than most people have even attempted—but you won’t hear him brag about it.
Maui’s Grammy-winning Kalani Pe‘a (AUDIO)
Kalani Pe‘a retains a childlike wonder at the many turns his life has taken. Happily, national acclaim hasn’t changed him.
2011 Environmental Heroes
We recognize a few individuals who make Maui no ka oi by protecting the environment, preserving indigenous wisdom, building sustainable communities.