Tag: naupaka

Maui Ocean Center – Hawaiian Culture & Plant Tour

While Maui Ocean Center showcases marine life and fish, a tour offered by the family embraces Hawaiian culture and plants. Visitors to the Maui Ocean Center now have the opportunity to join a new tour dedicated to native plants and their significance in Hawaiian culture. Guided by a marine naturalist, the 90-minute tour was developed […]

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Hawaiian Folklore: Our Top 3 Lovers and Romantic Legends

Hawaii is such a romantic destination, and Hawaiian folklore is teeming with love stories. Unfortunately, many of these stories don’t have the happiest endings.  Still, they’re great to know and inspiring to hear. Plus they hold a lot of importance in Hawaiian culture.  So before you head to Hawaii for a honeymoon, anniversary trip, or […]

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The Love Story of Naupaka

Let’s discover the romance behind Naupaka, a common Hawaii plant with a not-so-common story. There’s a story hidden in everything around us, and like many other cultures, Hawaii’s mo’olelo (stories) have become an integral part of the culture today. They define the place and its people and give meaning to everyday occurrences. One such story […]

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