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Hawai’i Has Native Butterflies – Here is Their Heartfelt Story

Did you know that Hawai’i has 2 breeds of indigenous butterflies? Over 1000 butterfly species that call Hawai’i home have been recorded through the years. Of all these butterflies, there are two native species and about fifteen alien species which dominate the island chain.  An authentic native butterfly, The Kamehameha Butterfly, is the official Hawai’i… Read more »

Is Island Hopping in Hawai’i Worth It?

This Blog is for you if: If you have never been to the Hawaiian Islands, the most remote landmass in the world. Maybe you have only been to one island (Maui?) each and every time you have come. Even if you have been to 2 or even 3 of the islands, you should still read… Read more »

Kalo Is Where Life Begins – The First Hawaiian Ancestor

The Kalo plant, also called taro, is where life literally began for the Hawaiian People. The plant and its supreme importance to Native Hawaiians is an adventure story. It started 10,000 years ago in South East Asia.  The Kalo plant and its cultivation is thought to have originated in Southern India before it made its… Read more »

Kahakuloa – Take a Look at the Lush and Secluded Jewel of Maui

Kahakuloa. Known by most Maui residents as Kahakuloa Head or Pu’u Koa’e, Kahakuloa juts out on Maui’s northwestern shore. This dramatic rock formation is 636’ high. It is also one of several places called Kahekili’s Leap. We talked about another one of this king’s cliff diving spots in our earlier blog, Discover 3 Sacred and… Read more »

Who Are the Magical and Mysterious Menehune?

Menehune.  Who are they? Are they real?  For most people who visit or live in Hawai’i, the Menehune are little, magical people. Most people are not sure what they do that’s magical or if they really have ever existed.   If you grow up in Hawai’i, you spend a lot of time outdoors. Exploring nature or… Read more »

Discover 3 Sacred and Special Places in Maui

  Sacred Places are found throughout the world. The word sacred can denote some sort of religious or spiritual significance to the place or site. A good example is Ka Pu’uhonua o Olowalu, a place of refuge sanctified by the gods of Ancient Hawai’i. Like many in Hawai’i, this place is held sacred from the hierarchy… Read more »