Archive for 'Land & Sea'

Limahuli Garden and Preserve is set in a verdant tropical valley on the north shore of the Hawaiian Island of Kaua`i. Against a backdrop of majestic Mt. Makana, the garden overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Photo: Courtesy National Tropical Botanical Garden.

Ancient Hawaiian Farmers Offer Lessons in Sustainability

Heard on Voice of America – Explore how Limahuli Garden and Preserve can be a model of sustainability for Hawaii and the world.

Steve Perlman, on the Kalalau cliffs on Kauai, Kauai. above Nakeikionaiwi. Photo ©Ken Wood

‘Rock Star’ Botanist Rappels Down Cliffs to Save Hawaii’s Rarest Plants

Heard on Voice of America – ‘Rock Star’ Botanist Rappels Down Cliffs to Save Hawaii’s Rarest Plants

Hokulea sails by Waikiki | Photo ©John Matsuzaki, Ka Wai Ola

Höküle‘a’s World Wide Voyage is a journey for education and exploration

Seen in Ka Wai Ola – Hokulea and her sister canoe, Hikianalia, are set to embark on a worldwide voyage called Malama Honua, Caring for our Earth.

Hawaiian Monk Seal | Photo © Heidi Chang

Hawaiian Monk Seals wish you a Happy New Year!

Hawaii Tales Blog – What a healthy sign – seeing six Hawaiian Monk Seals on Molokai.

“Kermit,” the Hawaiian Monk Seal

Seen in the Contemporary Photography of Hawaii 2011 Exhibit – “Kermit,” an endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal, makes a rare appearance on Waikiki Beach.

Kamakou Preserve boardwalk

Hike into a showcase of isle natural history

Seen in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin – You never know where a song or a hike in the forest will take you. Sometimes it can lead to another path.

Singing Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale Song

Heard on Living on Earth – Ever wonder why humpback whales sing? Zoologist Jim Darling has been trying to solve that mystery. And he’s made some unusual discoveries.

Duke Kahanamoku

Surfing Legend Duke Kahanamoku Gets A Stamp

Heard on PRI’s The World – Discover why surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku continues to inspire people worldwide and why he’s been honored on a U.S. postage stamp.


Wayfinders: Polynesian Navigation

Heard on NPR – When the Hawaiian canoe Hokulea was built in the 70′s, it helped spark a Hawaiian cultural renaissance and a rebirth in polynesian voyaging throughout the Pacific. The documentary, “Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey,” chronicles that revival and some of Hokulea’s early voyages.

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