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Flight of the Alala

Posted on March 22, 2012 in Nature, Hawaiian Airlines

Alala - NatureRecently several young birds were transported from the Island of Hawai‘i to the Maui Bird Conservation Center. Bred in captivity, these critically endangered birds, called alala, were once abundant in forests throughout the Islands. Through careful stewardship, the hope is that they will once again become a common sight in the skies of Hawai‘i.

Kuana Torres Kahele

Posted on March 22, 2012 in Music, Arts, Dance

Kuana Torres Kahele - Singing with DancerThe first solo release of Kuana Torres Kahele has been called one of the most beautiful Hawaiian recordings ever produced.

Moloka‘i Hoe

Posted on March 22, 2012 in Sports, Hawaii, Activities

Molokai Hoe - Open Ocean PaddlingWhen it comes to outrigger paddling, one race towers above all others: the Moloka‘i Hoe. This ultimate test of strength and stamina starts on the Island of Moloka‘i and is contested over many miles of open ocean before ending at Waikiki Beach on O‘ahu.

Mana Maoli

Posted on March 22, 2012 in Music, Nature

Mana Maoli - Singing with ChildrenWe’re proud to present a performance of “Little Bit of Love” for Mana Maoli, a collective of artists who donate their time and talents to benefit the youth of Hawai‘i.

Mochi

Posted on March 22, 2012 in Culture, Hawaii, Cuisine

MochiIn Hawai‘i, there is much ado about mochi, a sweet treat made of rice. Thanks to people like Nora Uchida of Two Ladies Kitchen in Hilo, Hawaii’s love affair with mochi shows no signs of slowing down.