Path & Hale at Iao Valley
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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
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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
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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.
LahainathofJuly(imagebyBelindahviaFlickr)
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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!
Meaning of Aloha Quotes & Proverbs of Hawaii
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Quotes and Proverbs of Maui

From early visitors to today the Hawaiian language holds a special place in the hearts and minds of people the world over. Check out these quotes, proverbs, Pidgin sayings and words for a glimpse into the beauty and joy that is the Hawaiian culture!
Maui Fish Ponds Rainbow
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Earth Day in Maui

Every day was Earth Day to the ancient Hawaiians. Check out these Earth Day events in Maui and learn how you too can have a wonderful eco vacation on this stunningly beautiful island!
View of Maalaea Bay From Kula Crater Road
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Eco-friendly Vacations In Maui

From electric cars to green tours to eco safe products, there is no better place to malama the aina and kai (care for the land and ocean) than while on vacation in Maui! Here are some great ideas about keeping this amazing place beautiful for generations to come!
HPS HawaiianMonkSealonOutriggerofCanoe
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What To Expect In Maui During March, April & May

Maui is a beautiful island to visit any time of year but springtime in the islands has it's own special feel. From Easter to Lei Day, there is something for everyone this time of year!
Olowalu West Maui Mountains Aireal Road
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Maui Sugar Cane

Maui is known as an incredible vacation destination but before tourism began after world war 2 sugar cane was the economic engine for over 100 years. With 2016 being the last sugar harvest Maui's 36,000 acre HC&S plantation will transition to other things...