“Maui really is a melting pot and QKC events reflect that,” says Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center's Marketing Director Toni Rojas.
This inspiring kids’ club raises money from recycled materials to perform good deeds for the community.
What Sam Reynolds does is so fringe, he’s not even sure what to call it. “It’s basically kiteboarding combined with a trolling style of fishing,” he says.
Jeepers peepers: At only about the size of a quarter, coqui frogs are extremely hard to spot, but all too easy to hear.
Thanks to a new Maui Humane Society initiative, the shelter launched its twenty-four-hour animal emergency response hotline last year. To reach the 24/7 hotline, call 808-877-3680 X211.
Meet the mermaid on staff at the Grand Wailea Resort.
In wedding planning, “Every day is different,” Carolee says. “One day I’m spray-painting candlesticks, and the next I’m climbing aboard a helicopter to check out a remote waterfall for nuptials in an exotic location.”
This protection bullfighter isn’t focused on the dangers to himself; he’s more concerned about riders’ safety.
There are a lot of dog owners who don’t have the time or energy to run with their dogs. So what do they do? Call PoochFit.
“Our goal is to be bee ambassadors, and we want to let people know that you don’t need to kill them.”
“When you get in [cold] water, you lose two ring sizes. There are thousands of rings in the ocean because of that.”
Meet the jolly elf who has brought in the most donations of any bell ringer on Maui.
Meet the first-ever "photo ambassador" for the Four Seasons Resort in Maui.
There's no such thing as a typical workday for an ocean safety officer.
At Kahanu ʻAina Greens, it's not just about growing food; it's about creating community.
Large Whale Entanglement Response Coordinator Ed Lyman offers this analogy to explain his work: "It's like triage, and we're like whale doctors."
When Darren Ho tells people what he does for a living, he's often met with puzzled stares and a few chuckles. That’s what happens when you're an ice sculptor in the tropics.
Maui luthier Steve Grimes has built guitars for some of the top players in the world, including Steve Miller and Willie Nelson.
The only female tugboat captain in Hawaii found her calling at age 17. She has driven everything from a dinghy to a 900-foot oil tanker.
Monyca Eleogram from Hana traverses the world representing surf brand Roxy.
Mushroom hunting is an intimate relationship with the environment, knowing when the combination of moisture, soil and tree types will align.
The Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project helps prevent extinction of the island's endangered bird species, including kiwikiu, who need to find a new home.
Meet James Armstrong, a scientist and teacher at Maui's Institute For Astronomy, who works with the world's largest educational telescope, Faulkes Telescope North.
The best truck driver in the State of Hawaii comes from Haiku, Maui. Melvin Andrade Jr. won the straight truck competition in 2008.