Maui - The Magic Isles



This page provides links to a number of cultural websites which are not specifically related to Maui Nui, but the content contained within each applies here as well as the other islands. These sites offer diverse resources for gaining a deeper understanding of Hawaii's host culture - past, present and future - and how to be a respectful and appreciative visitor.
Hawaiian Cultural Links, with music, hula, geneology, history and more.

Bishop Museum
Bishop Museum
Historical and scientific exhibits and archives relating to the culture and environment of Hawai`i

OHAOffice of Hawaiian Affairs
A state agency providing programs for the betterment of the lives of the Hawaiian people

DatabookOHA's 1998 and 1996 Native Hawaiian Data Book
has useful statistics on health, education, land, housing, etc.

Hui MalamaHui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai`i Nei
Na Makou E Malama I Na Iwi O Ko Makou Kupuna Nana Mo`o E Malama I Ko Makou Iwi - "We Care For And Protect The Ancestors Of Hawai`i"

State Council On Hawaiian Heritage
A nonprofit educational organization dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of the Hawaiian Culture, conducts seminars, classes, conferences, and workshops in various aspects of the culture including hula, language and history.

Hui Ho`okipaHo`okipa Network
Website for the non-profit Ho`okipa Network of community-based organizations (CBO's), providing an interactive clearinghouse for Hawaiian community cultural exchange on Kaua`i, including an essay on responsible tourism

Na Pua
Na Pua a Ke Ali'i Pauahi
A group of Parents, Alumni, and Students of the Kamehameha Schools/Bishop Estate Beneficiaries

Hawaiian Cultural Preservation Organization
It is the mission of this organization to preserve and share the Hawaiian culture through the traditional arts of dance, music, and language, as well as through building a virtual community through this site.

Hawaiian Historical SocietyHawaii Historical Society
The Hawaiian Historical Society, founded in 1892, is dedicated to preserving historical materials relating to Hawai`i and the Pacific region and to publishing scholarly research on Hawaiian and Pacific history. Extensive resources online, and links to other archival web sites.

`Iolani Palace`Iolani Palace
Official residence of King Kalakaua from 1882 until his death in 1891and of his sister-successor, Queen Lili`uokalani, until the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893 - maintained by Friends of `Iolani Palace

Hale Ku'aiHale Ku'ai - Native Hawaiian Products Store
Hale Ku'ai Cooperative specializes in original, Native Hawaiian handcrafted products.

Hawaii BooksHawaii Books - Culture and Crafts
Reviews of selected Hawaiian culture and crafts books with links to for ordering

PetroglyphsPetroglyphs of the Hawaiian Islands
Photo gallery

Hawaiian Studies on the Web
Halau O Ka Lama - "Hawaiian School of Light" including genealogy, astronomy, history, and language

Kanaka Makua
Journey to Kanaka Makua
"Rediscovering the Light of Island Wisdom" - an interactive oracle based on Hawaiian words and values

Hawaiian Culture
Hawaiian Culture - Guide
Links to more cultural resources on the web

Hawaii Genealogy Sites on the Internet
A comprehensive list, with other related useful resources for Hawaii cultural and historical research

The People, Culture and Language of Hawaii
A basic guide for visitors, including etiquette and language tips

Search HawaiiSearch Hawaii - Culture and Education Pages
A list of features concerning Hawaiian culture


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