Hawaiian Goose (Nene)

The Hawaiian Goose or Nene is a protected species that is unique only to Hawaii. Once near extinction in the mid 1950’s (estimated as low as 24 total), its population has grown dramatically in the last ten years. It is now very common to see these geese at many of the golf courses in West … Read more

9 Hawaiian Books to Read Before and During Your Visit

Countless Hawaiian books have been written over the years.  Some chronicle the history of the Hawaiian islands and recount stories passed down through generations via oration and mythology.  Others narrate World War II and the struggles of modern-day Hawaii, as it became the 50th state added to the United States in 1959.  We hope you … Read more

Hawaiian Monk Seal

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Kukui Nut Trees

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Pacific Golden Plover–Kolea

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The Legend of Naupaka

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Haole

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Aloha `Oe

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