Marvel at the black, red and white sand beaches that make up the shores of Maui, then discover the scientific story of how they got that way.
A Glimpse into Pu‘u Kukui, Maui’s Protected Native Plant Heaven
Kā‘anapali’s marine reserve is protecting the reef by protecting the fish.
Whale watching on Maui is not just about seeing, but listening too. New research tells us the truth about how whales interact and why they sing.
At Anna Palomino's Ho‘olawa Farm, spiritual rediscovery is rooted in practical knowledge.
Maui Ocean Center’s temporary residents have lasting lessons to teach.
If you care about something, you take care of it. Maui offers many ways to gain that sense of belonging, as these volunteers can attest.
Shifting sands blow across Moloka‘i’s wild western coast.
A tiny wasp from Tanzania may be the last, best hope for one of the native Hawaiian wiliwili trees.
We celebrate The Nature Conservancy's thirty years in Hawai'i with a visit to its crown jewel, Waikamoi cloud forest.
Turn trash into treasure with three "upcycling" DIY projects.
Malama Wao Akua, a juried art show cosponsored by the East Maui Watershed Partnership and Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao, celebrates 10 years this fall.
Isao Nakagawa monitors the largest known colony of wedge-tailed shearwaters in Maui, nestled along the idyllic Kapalua Coastal Trail.
Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
For researcher Jim Darling, the song of the humpback whale may hold the key to understanding this remarkable creature.
The Maui Electric Vehicle Alliance is working to jump start an electric car revolution on the island, helping the environment and gas prices.
We recognize a few individuals who make Maui no ka oi by protecting the environment, preserving indigenous wisdom, building sustainable communities.
Pull on some boots, grab a digging stick, and help bring a Hawaiian dryland forest back from the brink.
Nudibranchs that dance, parrotfish that change their sex, and punk-rock wrasses are just a few of Maui's underwater wonders.
How human efforts on Haleakala are restoring a natural treasure.
Meet some ordinary people whose super power is an unflagging commitment to Maui's natural environment.
The Hawaiian humpback whales that visit Maui each year are doing well, but threats remain.
Meet seven Maui residents who display a heroic commitment to our island's environment.
Our five environmental heroes for 2012 are saving the planet and paving the way for a greener future for Maui, Hawaii and the rest of the world.
Meet five regular folks whose work keeps Maui fabulous.
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.
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