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.
Shifting sands blow across Moloka‘i’s wild western coast.
No one knows for sure how many Hawaiian land snails still exist.
Malama Wao Akua, a juried art show cosponsored by the East Maui Watershed Partnership and Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao, celebrates 10 years this fall.
Haleakala Ranch goes out on a limb to conserve native forest — by harvesting trees to transform into koa guitars.
A tiny wasp from Tanzania may be the last, best hope for one of the native Hawaiian wiliwili trees.
Kā‘anapali’s marine reserve is protecting the reef by protecting the fish.
Turn trash into treasure with three "upcycling" DIY projects.
Meet five regular folks whose work keeps Maui fabulous.
How human efforts on Haleakala are restoring a natural treasure.
Pull on some boots, grab a digging stick, and help bring a Hawaiian dryland forest back from the brink.
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.
For researcher Jim Darling, the song of the humpback whale may hold the key to understanding this remarkable creature.
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
Meet seven Maui residents who display a heroic commitment to our island's environment.
At Anna Palomino's Ho‘olawa Farm, spiritual rediscovery is rooted in practical knowledge.
Photos and commentary from a rare trek to Pu‘u Kukui and its enchanted bog.
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.
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.
We celebrate The Nature Conservancy's thirty years in Hawai'i with a visit to its crown jewel, Waikamoi cloud forest.
Nudibranchs that dance, parrotfish that change their sex, and punk-rock wrasses are just a few of Maui's underwater wonders.
Maui's native ecosystems face continuing threat—but we can help restore the balance. Here are five people and one dog who are making a difference.
We recognize a few individuals who make Maui no ka oi by protecting the environment, preserving indigenous wisdom, building sustainable communities.
Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project works to keep the forest feathered.
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.
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