Jeepers peepers: At only about the size of a quarter, coqui frogs are extremely hard to spot, but all too easy to hear.
Beautiful and distinctive kanawao shrubs decorate rain forests across Hawai‘i.
Among other lessons, etiquette students practice listening without interrupting and the boys learn to help seat the girls before themselves.
Thanks to a new Maui Humane Society initiative, the shelter launched its twenty-four-hour animal emergency response hotline last year. To reach the 24/7 hotline, call 808-877-3680 X211.
Learn about hala trees (Pandanus tectorius), which are among Hawai‘i’s most recognizable and versatile native plants.
Meet the mermaid on staff at the Grand Wailea Resort.
He‘e (octopuses) have brief but magical lives. They mature within a year, mate, and die shortly after. What happens in between is the stuff of sci-fi flicks and Beatles’ songs.
Alvin “Rex” Ornellas shares history about Haleakalā National Park, one of Maui’s most popular attractions.
What’s the best part of crafting custom spearguns? “I know every person who shoots my guns... I’m able to live vicariously through a lot of different people."
In wedding planning, “Every day is different,” Carolee says. “One day I’m spray-painting candlesticks, and the next I’m climbing aboard a helicopter to check out a remote waterfall for nuptials in an exotic location.”
From September to November, star-shaped blossoms emerge, releasing a marvelous perfume reminiscent of violets or honeysuckle.
Andrew Molina could be the lead singer of America’s next superstar boy band. Except for one small hitch: he doesn’t sing.
Locals splash chili pepper water on just about anything, but the origin of this ubiquitous Hawai‘i condiment remains a mystery.
The Indigenous Crop Biodiversity Festival takes its theme from a Hawaiian proverb, I ulu no ka lālā i ke kumu, “The branches grow because of the trunk,” a reminder that, without our ancestors, we would not exist.
Summer is the prime time to observe an only-on-Maui botanical phenomenon: the blooming of the Haleakalā silverswords.
This protection bullfighter isn’t focused on the dangers to himself; he’s more concerned about riders’ safety.
FEAST Hawaii is a monthly culinary event designed to inspire your inner foodie and artist.
There are a lot of dog owners who don’t have the time or energy to run with their dogs. So what do they do? Call PoochFit.
Ulua are no easy catch. The powerful, deep-sea-dwelling predators can weigh over 100 pounds. And they’re smart.
In spring, mature akule (big-eyed scad) congregate in sheltered Hawaiian bays. Historically, Hawaiian villages posted lookouts to watch for whenever a big akule school came near shore.
A Wailuku lingerie shop aims to focus beyond lacy undies to the woman inside.
“Our goal is to be bee ambassadors, and we want to let people know that you don’t need to kill them.”
“When you get in [cold] water, you lose two ring sizes. There are thousands of rings in the ocean because of that.”
The “wandering tattler spends the summer nesting near streams in the Alaskan tundra. When the weather starts to cool, the birds fly south to Hawai‘i.
Folks who regularly drive Hana Highway watch for a small concrete structure between Ho‘okipa Beach Park and Maliko Gulch, because every week or two, somebody repaints it.
Are you familiar with the Aloha Spirit law?
Meet the jolly elf who has brought in the most donations of any bell ringer on Maui.
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