Maui - The Magic Isles

Na `Ike a me Na Hana


The sites listed here provide good general resources for learning about the rich Hawaiian culture in Maui Nui. Various organization are featured who are keeping the culture alive. Includes events and destinations worth considering as you plan your itinerary. For more specific topics, please see the links to other subject areas below.

Kipahulu OhanaKipahulu 'Ohana
Cultural Interpretive hikes and custom educational tours of restored ancient taro patches at Kapahu Living Farm in the Kipahulu District of Haleakala National Park

MokuulaMoku`ula - Lahaina's Sacred Isle
In West Maui is one of Hawai`i's most significant archeological finds, the center of ali`i residence when Lahaina was the capital of the Kingdom and burial place of Hawai`i's most sacred ali`i.

Maui NeiMaui Nei
Maui Nei is a cultural tourism company in Lahaina dedicated to presenting the traditions of Hawaii to Maui's visitors.

East Maui Taro FestivalEast Maui Taro Festival
This annual spring event in Hana, Maui, is centered around taro, Hawaii's traditional staple food, celebrating the restoration of Hawaiian cultural traditions though music, hula, arts, crafts, food, and more...

Uncle CharlieHa`i Mo`olele - Hawaiian Storyteller
Uncle Charlie Kauluwehi Maxwell of upcountry Maui shares Hawaiian culture through stories, with an interactive discussion area where visitors can ask questions about Maui's culture

Ko`ie`ie Loko Ia`Ao`ao O Na Loko I`a O Maui - Maui Fishpond Association
Restoring Ko`ie`ie Loko I`a fishpond in South Maui.

MauiMapp Mo`olelo
Cultural links for visitors, including Hawaiian language info.

Hana Cultural Center
Hana Cultural Center & Museum
Research, discovery, and preservation of historical and cultural items, places, and information concerning the district of Hana, Maui, Hawaii. Includes info for visitors to Hana.

Hui `Ai Pohaku
Hui `Ai Pohaku
A cultural center and halau for Upcountry Maui (in the planning stage).

Hana GalleryHana Coast Gallery - Cultural Art of Hawaii
In Old Hana Town in East Maui, "The Most Hawaiian Place" of the most highly acclaimed and respected art galleries in the Hawaiian Islands serves as a distinctive showcase of original island art and mastercrafts, reflecting the beauty and heritage of the people and place of the Hawaiian Islands.

Maui Historical Society
"Keeping Maui's History Alive!" Featuring the Bailey House Museum in Wailuku.

Lei HuluHawaiian Feather Lei
Lei Hulu - Traditional Hawaiian Feather Leis by Tetura Designs


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