Can the last Hawaii sugar plantation survive without cane fires? What happens to Maui if they stop?
A warming planet is raising sea levels around the globe. How can we adapt to keep living near the coast?
Axis deer destroy crops and endanger native species. Beleaguered farmers, ranchers and conservationists are taking aim at the problem.
The Maui Electric Vehicle Alliance is working to jump start an electric car revolution on the island, helping the environment and gas prices.
Advocates say biofuels could save big agriculture in the Islands, and reduce Hawaii’s unsustainable dependence on imported oil. Are we willing to pay the price?
Plans to build the world’s largest solar telescope on the summit of Haleakala have set two very different ways of seeing at odds.
In the U.S., Hawaiians are the only native people not recognized as an indigenous nation. Why do some Hawaiians oppose the bill that would grant them autonomy?
Maui Cultural Lands (MCL), a nonprofit dedicated to the reforestation of native flora, leads a weekly expedition up to Hana‘ula on the slopes of Mauna Kahalawai (the West Maui Mountains); planting, watering, weeding and clearing invasive foliage.
Hawaiian musicians face long odds at the Grammys since all are lumped in one musical category: folk music.
Maui’s population is growing. The number of beach parks is not. As pressure mounts, activity companies say the County has left them stranded.
Farmers, environmentalists, and the pressures of development vie for Wailuku's contested streams.
Haleakala National Park’s newest superintendent tackles traffic on the summit.
Transient vacation rentals, long a quiet part of the Maui tourism industry, are a noisy new controversy.
On an island where 90 percent of our food is imported, sustainability starts with eating locally.
A fragile area on Maui’s northwestern shore faces an uncertain future. . . .
Use these helpful resources to learn more about the GMO kalo (taro) controversy.
Is the Hawai‘i Superferry a boon for interisland travelers, or a boondoggle threatening Maui’s way of life?
Monitoring the Mysterious Disease that Threatens Hawai‘i's Green Sea Turtles.
Maui's beleaguered agriculture may provide a green answer to the island's future energy needs.
Learn the rules behind the proposed ban.
Beyond the “shaka,” that friendly thumb-and-pinkie hand waggle that says “hello” in a uniquely local fashio, is an intangible spirit defines these islands.
Half a year after an industry wipeout, Maui’s surfboard shapers come up for air.
Raising Wake at Maui’s Small-Boat Harbors
No vacancy: Maui’s commercial harbor hits max occupancy.