200 Year Old Hawaiian Poi Pounding Stone

Hawaii History & Civilization Growth

For over 1000 years Hawaiians evolved on one of the most isolated landmasses on earth. There voyages and society were one of the most advanced and creative in the south Pacific. Learn about their incredible ancient journey to build a sustainable home and culture in these majestic islands...
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Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawai'i

Rat lungworm disease has been present in Hawai'i for close to 50 years but gets little attention since it's so rare. Find out why it's come into the spotlight recently and what this illness is and how to prevent it...
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Prince Jonah Kuhio

Prince Kuhio was one of Hawaii's most beloved figures. He became the first Hawaiian delegate to congress and worked tirelessly for the rights of the Hawaiian people to stay on their ancestral lands.
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Learning The Things To Do In Maui

There are many things to do in Maui. However few understand the unique culture and island etiquette involved when visiting this amazing island. Here are some things to do to connect with the host culture and enjoy the people as well as the places of Maui.
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Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day

Dr Martin Luther King Jr's legacy of peaceful protest and standing up for equality inspired our nation. His call to Americans and the world to become more aware of the struggles of minorities and to promote cultural diversity fits well with Hawaii...
Maui roads upcountry

Car Sickness Causes and Remedies

There's nothing like a beautiful scenic drive...unless you're dealing with car sickness. We look into causes, symptoms, popular remedies and some tips for dealing with car sickness while on vacation.
Path & Hale at Iao Valley

Ancient Hawaiian Culture on the Slopes of Haleakala

Ancient Maui was vastly different than it is today. Rainforest and native dryland forest covered Haleakala's slopes from sea level to over 7000' elevation. This is the fictional story of a young Hawaiian making his way through this highly structured ancient lifestyle to become an Kalai Wa'a - the Hawaiian canoe carver.
Hawaiian Nene Goose

Haleakala Plants & Animals

Haleakala National Park is one of the most unique ecosystems on earth. Many plant and animal adaptations have taken place here over thousands of years. Here are a few you may encounter while visiting this 10,000 ft high volcano...
Quotes & Proverbs of Hawaii Taro Fields

Kamehameha The Great

From the day of his birth it was said he was destined to vanquish his rivals. An ancient prophecy that came true. Kamehameha, through war and negotiation, united an island chain and brought peace to the Hawaiian people.
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Summertime in Maui

Summertime is fun time in Maui! Check out these helpful tips on what's happening and things to do while visiting in the summer months!