Modern Maui’s defining crop may be waning—but the museum that tells its story is flourishing.
‘Awapuhi is one of the twenty-seven species known as “canoe plants”—plants the first Hawaiians carried with them and relied on when colonizing these Islands.
A whale photographer on capturing the big picture.
January and February is the best time to view lightning in Hawaiʻi.
A father-son holiday tradition rolls on.
Decorate your holiday table with a wreath of island flora featuring ‘ūlei.
Lauren Shearer puts a new twist on an ancient art.
Has Olowalu’s coral colony become the canary in the coal mine?
This versatile vine wove its way into the fabric of Hawaiian life.
Farmer. Foodie. Poet. Professor.
The artist arranges sand grains with an acupuncture needle before photography.
Trade winds are the prevailing gusts that blow across the tropics. But here in Hawai‘i, they’re mostly known for delivering perfect weather.
Visiting Kalaupapa National Historic Site, an assistant biology professor heard something peculiar: purring crickets.
Which Hawaiian animal can swim, “fly,” and “walk” on water? The humble mālolo, or flying fish.
Triple threat: He can dance. He can chant. And he can sing.
In April 2018, the curtain rose for the first time at the King Kekaulike High School Performing Arts Center.
One of the sweetest Hawaiian traditions is the making and wearing of flower lei to celebrate people you love or places you’ve been.
‘Aki‘aki, also known as seashore rush grass, is an indigenous ground cover that thrives in salty, sun-blasted environments.
Art restorer Kim Mosley credits her classical training and eclectic experience for enabling her to restore art in all kinds of media.
Wo Hing Temple’s lion dancers perform during Chinese New Year festivities.
We explore the phenomenon known as “Pele’s Curse.”
A familiar face at national and international comic-book conventions, James Silvani chats with fans and churns out commissions.
Autumn is a thrilling time for Hawaiian owls and those who admire them.
Couples often seek out this Maui wedding officiant for his Hawaiian oli, and a bellowing blow on the conch shell.
We asked five Maui wedding professionals to share a few of the mishaps they’ve witnessed, and how to avoid making the same mistakes on your big day.
Global populations of sanderlings numbers around 700,000—but only a few hundred hunakai call Hawai‘i home.
One of the most enduring games invented was played with the humblest of objects: the cardboard disks that once upon a time sealed glass milk bottles.