Tag: Kahoʻolawe

Browse stories about Kahoʻolawe, a Hawaiian island.

Kahoʻolawe: bombs, sharks, and 2.71 tons of trash (+VIDEO)

See what it's like to spend four days on this uninhabited Hawaiian island, avoiding bombs, watching for sharks, and caring for this sacred place.
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Kaho‘olawe’s Legacy

Now that federal funds to restore "the Target Island" have dried up, Kaho‘olawe's caretakers are scrambling to maintain the work of healing this sacred place.
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Keeping Culture Afloat

Maui's winningest canoe club is borrowing lessons from the past to surge ahead.
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Defining Identity

In Hawaiian, we do not ask, What is your name? We ask, Who is your name? We truly believe it breathes and it has a life.
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The Heartbeat of Hula

In contrast to modern hula (which is typically accompanied by Western-derived stringed instruments, such as the slack-key guitar or ‘ukulele), ancient hula is purely percussive.
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The Steadfast ‘A‘ali‘i

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.
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Hawaiian Moon Calendar

In its wax and wane, Hawaiians of old found the secrets to sustainable living.
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Getting Good and Dirty

Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
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The Rebirth of Makahiki

Maui and her sister islands are reviving one of the most important spiritual times of ancient Hawai‘i: Makahiki.

Maui’s Most Intriguing People

Maui may be a small island, but what we lack in size, we more than make up for with dynamic individuals who shape the way we think of ourselves, our community, and our island home.

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