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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.

Wild Blue Yonder: Whale Photography with Flip Nicklin

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.

Lions? Good luck!

Wo Hing Temple’s lion dancers perform during Chinese New Year festivities.

Don’t Rock the Volcano

We explore the phenomenon known as “Pele’s Curse.”
maui comic

Character Study: Comic Artist

A familiar face at national and international comic-book conventions, James Silvani chats with fans and churns out commissions.
hawaiian owl pueu

Hawaiian Owl: Love Is in the Air

Autumn is a thrilling time for Hawaiian owls and those who admire them.

Ring Master

Couples often seek out this Maui wedding officiant for his Hawaiian oli, and a bellowing blow on the conch shell.

I Do’s … & Don’ts

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.
Hunakai Sanderlings

Wave Chasers: Sanderlings

Global populations of sanderlings numbers around 700,000—but only a few hundred hunakai call Hawai‘i home.

Still Tops After All These Years

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.

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Gealth and safety information for your upcoming trip to Maui.

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