The life forms that originally colonized these islands may have been neither plant nor animal. And they're still here.
Among Polynesians, the Hawaiians of old excelled in the making of kapa. Their distant daughters have begun to reclaim this once-lost ancient art.
Inspired by her new short haircut, Tita shares Hawaiian, Filipino, Japanese and Chinese beliefs, customs and superstitions about haircuts.
Shop for luxury gifts from Maui, including chocolates, shell lei, a Four Seasons getaway to Lanai, massages at Kapalua Spa, dinner at Mama's Fish House and more.
Expert wine columnist Charles Fredy shares his top wine selections of 2013, including his favorite cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, chardonnay, riesling and syrah.
Chef Chris Kulis offers his recipe for the best opakapaka fish dinner — a crispy-skinned fish with a kale-, sorrel-, and bone-marrow emulsion.
The prep time for this karaage chicken wings recipe, including marinade, is 2 hours.
Ham, cheese, green onions, sour cream. . . these stuffed spuds are sure to steal the show.
Dip is the cornerstone of every solid party spread. For a smooth, creamy sauce, with a spicy kick, give this version a try with your favorite veggies.
Celebrity chef and cookbook author Renee Loux will share techniques and recipes at Food First Institute, a series of cooking classes at Maui Culinary Academy.
Pick up some history about Maui Country Club, the oldest golf course on Maui.
Maui No Ka Oi magazine publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn discovers the real meaning of luxury living this holiday season.
Get to know this Maui restaurant built on a history of fine dining and excellent service.
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.
Meet acclaimed Maui artists in their element and view their artwork during the annual Maui Open Studios event, happening throughout the island in February.
See what happens when ancient Hawaiian culture meets modern art techniques at Maui's annual Celebration of Hawaii exhibit at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao.
World-class artists will capture island scenery and beautiful views at Maui Plein Air Painting International.
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.
This feng shui inspired Kapalua residence, Hale Alii Kapalua, is Maui luxury at its finest, featuring beach access, an infinity pool and innovative design features.
Achieve the perfect picture with these expert tips for hanging art from Maui artist Joelle Perz of Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao.
Go shopping for glamorous rings, bracelets, earrings, bags and more from Folli Follie, Tom Ford, Louis Vuitton and others, available on Maui.