Hawaii Stories

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The Islands in our Stars

Ancient Hawaiians were extraordinary astronomers.

March 4, 2021

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Pele’s Cauldron

The 2018 Kīlauea volcano eruption resulted in a large caldera forming on the Island of Hawai‘i. A year later, it was discovered to hold a pool of water.

January 28, 2021

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Guiding Lights

Since the 1800s, Hawaii's lighthouses have kept seafarers safe and led them home.

January 22, 2021

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Being Hawaiian

Ninety years on, Hawai‘i’s airline stays true to its name

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All Aboard

Hawaiian Airlines has always been at the vanguard of women in aviation


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Gifts of the Chiefs

Why did Pacific peoples offer their most prized possessions to Captain Cook and the European explorers who followed?

Hawaiian chanters in front of the Eiffel Tower

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A Hawaiian in Paris

Hawaii-born Parisienne Kilohana Silve brings hula to the City of Lights

Petroglyph at Ulu Mau Puanui

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The King's Country

Challenge and change in the birthplace of Kamehameha


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Olelo Odyssey

Its pioneers and champions reflect on the revival of the Hawaiian language

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The Constant Garden

The Hashimoto family has grown persimmons on the slopes of Haleakala for almost a century


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Go Fish

In the village of Milolii, the next generation is learning to live from the sea in the old Hawaiian way


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Desert Jewels

Water-conscious gardeners embrace the weird and wild world of succulents

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Keiki Hula

In Hawaii, love of traditional dance, discipline, and culture blossoms early

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Camera Oceania

Jack McCoy Jr.'s love for surf movies leads him to his life's work


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Good for the Goose

Fifty years after reintroduction, Haleakala's nene are thriving