Living The Sacred Teachings Of Aloha | Halawa Valley, Molokai

Watch on YouTube Lawrence Kalainia Kamani Aki shares his life experience growing up in the valley of Halawa.


How Sugar Brought An End to Hawaii's Nationhood

The seeds of Hawaii's downfall had already been planted when the last queen of Hawaii, Lili'uokalani, was born — by the missionaries who came early ...

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Poi: Hawaii's Recipe For Revitalizing Island Culture

There are only about 1,000 people of pure Hawaiian descent left in the world, but island residents are cooking up an idea to keep native island cultur...

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Rapid 'Ōhi'a Death: The Disease That's Killing Native Hawaiian Trees

Deep in the forests of Hawaii, a native tree called 'ōhi'a reigns king. The tall canopy tree dominates the island's forests, especially on the Big Is...

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Kawaimaka Explains the Wonders of the Kukui Nut

A brief introduction to the Hawaii’s state tree, kukui (aka candlenut); the blossoms of which are the official island lei material of Molokai. Runtime: 4 min.

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Kona in a Cup: Everything you need to know about Kona coffee before you buy

You’ll find coffee farms on five Hawaiian Islands: Maui, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island. But the Big Island lays claim to the Hawaii-grown...

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'Na Lei O Hawai'i: On Hula Songs, Floral Emblems, Island Princesses, and Wahi Pana

on This scholarly paper considers the origins and relationships among the Hawaii's famous melepana — hula songs about famous places — ...

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Where to watch humpback whales from shore across Hawaii

Hoping to spot these massive mammals? A guide to spotting them across the archipelago: Oahu, Maui, Big Island, Kauai and Molokai. By Tracy Chan.

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