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In Season stories published in Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine.

Silversword

Haleakalā Silverswords

Summer is the prime time to observe an only-on-Maui botanical phenomenon: the blooming of the Haleakalā silverswords.
Aeo chicks

Wetland Chic: Ae‘o Stilts

Summer is the season to look for an exceptionally photogenic shorebird: ae‘o, the Hawaiian black-necked stilt.
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Hāhā: The Velvet Touch

Some of Maui’s strangest flowers bloom in winter—though witnessing these living curiosities requires some effort and a sharp eye.
aalii Hawaiian shrub

The Steadfast ‘A‘ali‘i

The native Hawaiian shrub 'a'ali'i is as tough as it is beautiful. Learn about its role in restoring ecosystems, and its uses for Hawaii's lei makers and crafters.
hala

Hala: The Hawaiian Aphrodisiac

When foraging for plants to kindle romance, the love-struck Hawaiian had no further to look than the distinctive Hala tree.
parrotfish

Uhu? Uh, unusual!

Seven species of uhu dwell in Hawaiian waters, including three endemics.
hawaiian spiny lobster

Lobster Love

Lobster season closes to allow Hawaiian spiny lobsters a chance to reproduce.
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.
octopus

Armed & Mysterious

He‘e (octopuses) have brief but magical lives.
natal plum

Natal Plum

Get the recipe Natal Plum Holiday Relish for a new holiday tradition.
olena

Hawaiian Turmeric

Turmeric is prized around the world for its yellow color, bold flavor, and medicinal properties. When Polynesian voyagers first sailed to Hawai‘i, they brought the pungent herb with them.
ilima flower

Delicate Beauties

Strung together, the tissue-thin flowers of the ‘ilima bush make an exquisite lei.
maui sea urchins

The Urchin and the Hala Tree

Learn about hala trees (Pandanus tectorius), which are among Hawai‘i’s most recognizable and versatile native plants.
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Hurricane Season

Official hurricane season in Hawaii runs from June to November and August is by far the biggest month for these events.
Kanawao Hydrangea

Kanawao: Hawai‘i’s Hydrangea

Beautiful and distinctive kanawao shrubs decorate rain forests across Hawai‘i.
Portuguese Man-O-War

Blue Tide

Who are these carnivorous beauties?
hawaii bananas

Ripe Treasure: Hawaiian Heirloom Bananas

By the time Westerners arrived, Hawaiians had developed at least forty-four distinct banana varieties.
'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.
Hawaiian monk seal

Rough Water Pups

Look out for Hawai'i's official State Mammal; it's pupping time.
ie‘ie

Social Climber: ‘ie‘ie

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

Mamane

When in bloom—as it is about now—mamane is an explosion of color: bursts of yellow petals.
Hunakai Sanderlings

Wave Chasers: Sanderlings

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

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.
winter surf

Winter Surf

For Islanders, nothing signals winter quite like the smell of deep ocean swells and the pounding thud of giant surf.
hawaiian owl pueu

Hawaiian Owl: Love Is in the Air

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

Ho‘oilo starts in November and marks the rainy season in Hawaii. Micro climates and rain fall varies with wind, geography and elevation.

Hawaiian Winter

Hawaiians honor Lono, god of agriculture, during a four-month-long celebration called Makahiki.

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Imua Family Services’ Will Smith Discovery Garden

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