Talk Story

Talk Story published in Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine.

Flip Nicklin, whale photographer

Humpback Chronicles

Watch as our Talk Story subject and Whale Trust co-founder Flip Nicklin comes eye-to-eye with a male humpback whale.
natal plum

Natal Plum

Get the recipe Natal Plum Holiday Relish for a new holiday tradition.
Kumu Farms Manu

True to Her Roots

A Day in the Life with Emanuela “Manu” Vinciguerra, Sales & Marketing Director at Kumu Farms.
Hawaii Aloha Law

Aloha—It’s the Law

Are you familiar with the Aloha Spirit law?
learn about tiger shark pups

Shark Pups

When you enter the ocean this fall, remember that it’s not just the sharks’ home; it’s their nursery.
maui census

You Count

Census 2020 is now underway on Maui.
ilima flower

Delicate Beauties

Strung together, the tissue-thin flowers of the ‘ilima bush make an exquisite lei.
Ukulule master Edmond Tavares

The ‘Ukulele Master

Edmond Tavares is just as humble and dynamic as the instrument he makes.
Maui Sugar Museum

Citizen Cane

Modern Maui’s defining crop may be waning—but the museum that tells its story is flourishing.
awapuhi

Spring Cleaning

‘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 of a Tale: Whale Encounters

A whale photographer on capturing the big picture.
Hawaiian Lightning

Divine Flash: Lightning

January and February is the best time to view lightning in Hawaiʻi.
maui sleigh

Joy Ride: Da Maui Sleigh

A father-son holiday tradition rolls on.

Hawaiian Twist

Decorate your holiday table with a wreath of island flora featuring ‘ūlei.
Hawaiian lei making

Lady Lei

Lauren Shearer puts a new twist on an ancient art.

Remembering Big Mama

Has Olowalu’s coral colony become the canary in the coal mine?
ie‘ie

Social Climber: ‘ie‘ie

This versatile vine wove its way into the fabric of Hawaiian life.
Victor Pellegrino

Renaissance Man

Farmer. Foodie. Poet. Professor.
sand up close

Sand-sational

The artist arranges sand grains with an acupuncture needle before photography.
maui trade winds

Fair Winds

Trade winds are the prevailing gusts that blow across the tropics. But here in Hawai‘i, they’re mostly known for delivering perfect weather.
molokai purring cricket

Purr-plexing

Visiting Kalaupapa National Historic Site, an assistant biology professor heard something peculiar: purring crickets.
Hawaiian flying fish

Mālolo: the flying fish

Which Hawaiian animal can swim, “fly,” and “walk” on water? The humble mālolo, or flying fish.
Kamaka Kukona

Mover and Shaker

Triple threat: He can dance. He can chant. And he can sing.
King Kekaulike Performing Arts Center

Stage Presence: King Kekaulike High School Performing Arts Center

In April 2018, the curtain rose for the first time at the King Kekaulike High School Performing Arts Center.

Scented Souvenir

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

Holding the Sea at Bay

‘Aki‘aki, also known as seashore rush grass, is an indigenous ground cover that thrives in salty, sun-blasted environments.
Kim mosley

Working Miracles in Art Restoration

Art restorer Kim Mosley credits her classical training and eclectic experience for enabling her to restore art in all kinds of media.

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Aipono Celebration Giveaway

Enter to win a prize from an Aipono-winning restaurant!

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