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.
We talk story with radio personality Bill Best.
This inspiring kids’ club raises money from recycled materials to perform good deeds for the community.
“Our goal is to be bee ambassadors, and we want to let people know that you don’t need to kill them.”
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.
Art restorer Kim Mosley credits her classical training and eclectic experience for enabling her to restore art in all kinds of media.
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.
Couples often seek out this Maui wedding officiant for his Hawaiian oli, and a bellowing blow on the conch shell.
This protection bullfighter isn’t focused on the dangers to himself; he’s more concerned about riders’ safety.
Sharks and Portuguese man o’ war barely stop Maui’s local water legend, Michael Spalding.
A whale photographer on capturing the big picture.
“Maui really is a melting pot and QKC events reflect that,” says Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center's Marketing Director Toni Rojas.
Joy Galatro’s days are filled with stories of preservation and giving back.
Each Thanksgiving, the family behind Four Sisters Bakery bake 6,000 pies to “raise dough” for local nonprofits.
Meet the jolly elf who has brought in the most donations of any bell ringer on Maui.
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.”
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.
Maui luthier Steve Grimes has built guitars for some of the top players in the world, including Steve Miller and Willie Nelson.
Large Whale Entanglement Response Coordinator Ed Lyman offers this analogy to explain his work: "It's like triage, and we're like whale doctors."
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.
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.
Triple threat: He can dance. He can chant. And he can sing.
Meet the mermaid on staff at the Grand Wailea Resort.
Farmer. Foodie. Poet. Professor.
The Maui bookmobile carries a lot of volumes—about 3,000 books, periodicals and DVDs—everywhere it goes.
A familiar face at national and international comic-book conventions, James Silvani chats with fans and churns out commissions.
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An oceanfront lūʻau offers amazing performances in the heart of Paia.