Meet some ordinary people whose super power is an unflagging commitment to Maui's natural environment.
A Glimpse into Pu‘u Kukui, Maui’s Protected Native Plant Heaven
Shifting sands blow across Moloka‘i’s wild western coast.
How human efforts on Haleakala are restoring a natural treasure.
Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
Enjoying native Hawaiian flora doesn’t require a foray into the mountains; many beautiful blooms love the beach as much as we do.
Isao Nakagawa monitors the largest known colony of wedge-tailed shearwaters in Maui, nestled along the idyllic Kapalua Coastal Trail.
A tiny wasp from Tanzania may be the last, best hope for one of the native Hawaiian wiliwili trees.
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.
The study of seaweed has enabled Hawaiian women—past and present—to sharpen their scientific eye, flavor bland meals, and exercise the art of metaphor.
The life forms that originally colonized these islands may have been neither plant nor animal. And they're still here.
Pull on some boots, grab a digging stick, and help bring a Hawaiian dryland forest back from the brink.
How the Habitat for Humanity ReStore is helping us reevaluate what we throw away
At Anna Palomino's Ho‘olawa Farm, spiritual rediscovery is rooted in practical knowledge.
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.
A discovery of Native Hawaiian petrel burrows on Lana'i sheds new light on this little-known species.
No one knows for sure how many Hawaiian land snails still exist.
Kā‘anapali’s marine reserve is protecting the reef by protecting the fish.
Haleakala Ranch goes out on a limb to conserve native forest — by harvesting trees to transform into koa guitars.
Maui Ocean Center’s temporary residents have lasting lessons to teach.
Turn trash into treasure with three "upcycling" DIY projects.
Photos and commentary from a rare trek to Pu‘u Kukui and its enchanted bog.
Meet seven Maui residents who display a heroic commitment to our island's environment.
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.
Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project works to keep the forest feathered.
Some eight species of dolphins call Hawaii’s waters home; one is the best twirling dolphin in the world.
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