112 Popular Hawaiian Proverbs and Sayings

A child behaves like those who reared him. A fisherman of the shallow sea uses only a short line; a fisherman of the deep sea has a long line. A full sail helped him to arrive. A good surfer will not get wet. A heart as big as a house. A humble person walks carefully [...]
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Maui Real Estate Prices

Fact Check: If the house represented as Hawai’i is oceanfront, the actual price is $4,999,999.

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Planet Maui’s YouTube Playlists

Here's a link to the Planet Maui playlists on YouTube. We have relaxation videos, things to do, Maui culture, humor, even covid-19 related stuff. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiytvn-WtvYgzowJrVLpE5g For more articles about Maui during the Covid-19 crisis, click here.
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Jack London on Aloha

“That greeting is ‘Aloha’ – love, I love you, my love to you. ‘Good day’ – what is it more than an impersonal remark about the weather? ‘How do you do’ – it is personal in a merely casual interrogative sort of way. But Aloha! It is a positive affirmation of the warmth of one’s […]

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Hawaii Diets

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Hawaiians and Nature

Nature is where it all begins for the Hawaiians. In fact, they call themselves keiki o ka ‘aina, the “children of the land.”– M. J. Harden

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Moloka’i, the Unknown Island

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The Primal Power of Hula: Hawaii Rooted

Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole expresses the true meaning of hula from a native Hawaiian perspective on the island of Hawaii.
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The Brilliant Photography of Dom Marino

Dominick Marino (Dom) is a resident of Pukalani, Maui. He's a professional photographer that does amazing landscape photography of Maui and around the world. See more of Dom's work on Facebook by clicking here. Dom used to be the owner of the Ma'alaea General Store, established 1904. No, he's not the original founder of the [...]
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Will Rogers on Hawaii

Hawaii is the only place I know where they lay flowers on you while you are alive.– Will Rogers

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What is Aloha?

Aloha is the unconditional desire to promote the true good of other people in a friendly spirit out of a sense of kinship. - Abraham Akaka Be the Aloha you wish to see in the world. - Unknown Photo Credit: SurferToday.com For more Hawaiian quotations from Surfer Today, click here.
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Coming to Hawaii

Coming to Hawaii is like going from black and white to color.– John Richard Stephens Photo by Dominick Marino

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Old School Hawaiian Humor – 1960s

Before Rap Replinger, Andy Bumatai and Booga Booga there was the legendary 1960's Hawaiian comedian Kent Bowman. This is from his album "No Talk Stink". Risque Hawaiian humor from the 1960s. If you can't understand the Pidgin, you should start back here at Pidgin 101. Audio Only Click here for more Hawaii humor.
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How Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Broke Into Show Business

It's fairly common knowledge that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is from Hawaii. What's not commonly known is how he got his start in acting. A few years ago on Saturday Night Live he shared his little-known backstory. The Rock's First Acting Gig - A Reenactment Click here for more Hawaii humor on PlanetMaui.
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Living the Hawaiian Myth and Unlocking the Metaphor

Dr. Pualani Kanahele TEDx Maui Like her ancestors, Pualani Kanaka'ole Kanahele epitomizes cultural brilliance, beauty and power. A renowned scholar and author who is steeped in the hula tradition, she leads a team of researchers in reestablishing an ancient Hawaiian system of cultural intelligence. Dr. Kanahele is of pure Hawaiian descent and was raised in [...]
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