Shelf Life: Maui Bookmobile
The Maui bookmobile carries a lot of volumes—about 3,000 books, periodicals and DVDs—everywhere it goes.
Koli‘i: The RuPaul of the Rain Forest
The native lobelia, koli'i spreads an umbrella of pink blossoms in late summer.
Remembering Big Mama
Has Olowalu’s coral colony become the canary in the coal mine?
Hive and Seek
“Our goal is to be bee ambassadors, and we want to let people know that you don’t need to kill them.”
The Flyin’ Hawaiian
World Series champ Shane Victorino is arguably—right now—the state’s most famous native son.
A Whale of a Tale: Whale Encounters
A whale photographer on capturing the big picture.
Trial by Water
What can happen during a 2,300 mile yacht race from Canada to Maui? ... “The thrill of experiencing one of life’s biggest adventures," says veteran sailor David Sutcliffe.
Bats on the Wing
When the Polynesians first made landfall in Hawaii, their closest relative here was a bat.
In 1962, biologists reintroduced several breeding pairs of nene to Haleakala National Park, and now around 300 nene call the park home. Nene goslings take up to three months learning to fly and need special attention during this vulnerable time.
Researchers following debris along the Pacific Ocean, generated by the 2011 Japanese earthquake, return to the Maui to share their findings.
In springtime, Hawaiian petrels, or ‘ua‘u, return after many months at sea to their underground nests atop Maui’s 10,023-foot-tall volcano.
The St Nick of Market Street
Meet the owner of a string of shops on Market Street in Wailuku who has been called the unofficial mayor of Market Street.
The Weeping Canoe
This is the story of the weeping canoe that hangs from the ceiling of Nalu’s South Shore Grill.
Jeepers Creepers! Ghost Stories
Enjoy these hair-raising tales from the community.
Grow Your Own Fireworks
Celebrate the Fourth of July with a different kind of firecracker, the papala. This endemic Hawaiian plant is a Roman candle made by nature.
Hawaiian pa'u riders carry on an exuberant tradition, bedecking both horse and rider with flowers and fine fabrics.
The Visitor + VIDEO
Learn about the Oumuamua Asteroid, first seen through the Pan-STARR telescope at the summit of Haleakalā, which now bears a Hawaiian name.
Hau blooms year-round, though its crepelike blossoms last for a single day.
Grown-up Getaway at Hotel Wailea
931 days had passed since my wife and I had a night to ourselves, away from our two young children. Cue the champagne—time for a getaway to the Hotel Wailea.
Kung Hee Fat Choy
Maui celebrates Chinese New Year with a bang.
Harboring the Wetland
Kahului once was home to birds and two inland fishponds.
For Islanders, nothing signals winter quite like the smell of deep ocean swells and the pounding thud of giant surf.
A Day in the Life: Ry-n Shimabuku
Whether he’s doing makeup, hairstyling, or constructing a theatrical accessory, creativity is essential.
Armed & Mysterious
He‘e (octopuses) have brief but magical lives.
Destiny dealt Hawaii's kings and queens a losing hand, yet a few played it heroically.
A Vintage Hawaiian Holiday
Three historic Maui sites will combine their Christmas traditions to transport visitors and residents back in time to a Vintage Hawaiian Holiday this December.
Summer is the prime time to observe an only-on-Maui botanical phenomenon: the blooming of the Haleakalā silverswords.
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The Spirit of Aloha Online Estate Art Auction
A unique opportunity to own exquisite Hawaiian Art from the estate of Jill and Doug Schatz and make a meaningful impact to students and...