931 days had passed since my wife and I had a night to ourselves, away from our two young children. Cue the champagne—time for a getaway to the Hotel Wailea.
Some of Maui’s strangest flowers bloom in winter—though witnessing these living curiosities requires some effort and a sharp eye.
Whether he’s doing makeup, hairstyling, or constructing a theatrical accessory, creativity is essential.
Lahaina Arts Society celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this November.
Two attractive fern species in Hawai‘i share the name laua‘e. Both are beloved by lei makers and Hawaiian cultural practitioners.
Each Thanksgiving, the family behind Four Sisters Bakery bake 6,000 pies to “raise dough” for local nonprofits.
“Maui really is a melting pot and QKC events reflect that,” says Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center's Marketing Director Toni Rojas.
This is the story of the weeping canoe that hangs from the ceiling of Nalu’s South Shore Grill.
Pumpkins are synonymous with fall on the mainland. In Hawai‘i, a different autumnal gourd ripens in the fields—the ipu, or bottle gourd.
Tour the Hāna Courthouse as part of a visit to the neighboring Hāna Cultural Center, which is open Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This inspiring kids’ club raises money from recycled materials to perform good deeds for the community.
Summer is the season to look for an exceptionally photogenic shorebird: ae‘o, the Hawaiian black-necked stilt.
If not for Primo Beer and Maui onions, one of Hawaiian music’s greatest albums might not exist.
What Sam Reynolds does is so fringe, he’s not even sure what to call it. “It’s basically kiteboarding combined with a trolling style of fishing,” he says.
Seven species of uhu dwell in Hawaiian waters, including three endemics.
How much do you know about the Kaluanui Estate in Makawao — home to Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center?
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.