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In honor of National Women’s History Month, here are 4 inspirational mana wāhine (strong women) who have helped to shape Hawaii and continuously lead the way in women and native Hawaiian rights throughout their time. 

Lydia Lili‘u Loloku Walania Wewehi Kamaka‘eha

Lydia Lili‘u Loloku Walania Wewehi Kamaka‘eha was born on September 2, 1838, and went on to become the queen of the Kingdom of Hawaii, as well as a scholar, philanthropist, prolific and brilliant composer. 

Lili'u was named successor to the throne on April 11, 1877, and was sworn in on January 29, 1891, following the death of her brother, King Kalākaua.

She is revered and remembered across the Hawaiian Islands for her knowledge, grace, and devotion towards Hawaii's people. “E

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Lydia Lili‘u Loloku Walania Wewehi Kamaka‘eha was born on September 2, 1838, and went on to become the queen of the Kingdom of Hawai'i, as well as a scholar, philanthropist, prolific and brilliant composer. 

Lili'u was named successor to the throne on April 11, 1877, and was sworn in on January 29, 1891, following the death of her brother, King Kalākaua.

She is revered and remembered across the Hawaiian Islands for her knowledge, grace, and devotion towards Hawaii's people. “E ʻonipaʻa i ka ʻimi naʻauao," was Liliuokalani's credo (Be steadfast in the seeking of knowledge). It is commonly abbreviated to “Onipaʻa,” which means "to stand firm”. 

At the age of 40, she wrote and recorded what would come to be arguably her most famous song, ‘Aloha

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Just up the road from Paia, Haiku keeps visitors and locals coming back with its country appeal, delicious restaurants, and natural beauty.

On the surface, Haiku may seem like any other adorably quaint Maui town, with its open dirt roads occupied by rusted pickup trucks packed with surfboards, and its family-run farms and roadside produce stands. A stone’s throw away from Paia and Hookipa Beach on the north shore, Haiku surprises travelers with more than just its country charm.

Haiku Mill

It’s as if you’re stepping into a whole other world when you visit the famous Haiku Mill. Surrounded by Maui’s plethora of fresh flora and fauna, yet coupled with touches of European flavor, this iconic venue drips with magic. Book a tour via their website

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  1. Take them to a chocolate tasting at Kuia Maui Chocolate 

Take the woman in your life that you wish to celebrate to a fully immersive chocolate tasting right in the heart of Lahaina, Maui! Crafted on Maui, Kuia Maui Chocolate is not only delicious, but it’s also the perfect way to spend quality time while enjoying a fun and unique experience. 


  1. Stillwells and chill at Iao Valley

Awarded “Best Bakery” on Maui by Maui News and home of the famous Cream Horn, Stillwells Bakery is sure to add a smile to anyone’s day. Grab some coffee or tea and head up the mountain towards Iao Valley for a view that is out of this world. 


  1. Star Lookout

Upcountry Maui is filled with

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In Hawaii, mostly all locals and long-time residents speak Hawaiian Pidgin English, known locally as Pidgin. Everyday conversation's most common words and phrases can sometimes sound entirely foreign for visitors or new residents. Coupled with the traditional ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language), learning to talk like a local can take some time! Here is a list of some of the more widespread phrases to get you through almost any conversation as if you've been doing it your whole life!

 

  1. Bumbai (bum-bye) 

“otherwise,” “or else,” “later,” “later on”

“Bumbai we go beach.” 

 

  1. Brah

Short for braddah, a casual way of addressing someone

“Brah, pass me the shoyu?

 

  1. Broke Da Mouth

A way to

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