More hotels, urban sprawl, tourist traffic, new malls, and dust. This is what the nay sayers rant about the future for this tiny isle. On the contrary, Maui folk are shaping its future with community action. With the lead agriculture of sugar production over, 36,000 acres left behind are argued over in a panicked tone. […]
A concerted effort to deal with the overcrowding of Maui’s delicate east side has brought residents and businesses together. A new organization, Hana Highway Regulation Authority, has developed mechanisms to inform the Public Utilities Commission, Maui County government officials, and the Department of Transportation about illegal tour operations. Residents are also helping to share news about […]
Honolulu, Hawai‘i – With all of Hawai‘i watching, the Hawai‘i State Senate voted 17 in favor and 8 opposed to bestow status enabling sugar conglomerate, Alexander & Baldwin (A&B), to continue a 130-year reign of water control over Maui’s east side. Senator Riviere’s testimony in opposition provided factual details of the existing court ruling and […]
Wailua Nui’s Ed Wendt featured in Na Loea: The Masters series. Fulfilling a soldier’s duty to preserve life, Edward Wendt personifies servant leadership with a tenacious resolve to fight for what is right. A Vietnam War veteran and a strong advocate for native Hawaiian rights, he used ancestral knowledge to survive in both scenarios. Ed […]
While a rush of great farming ideas, pages, groups and events flood facebook, one substantially active page is Maui Backyard Farming Swap. Givers and takers every which way. Peruse and revisit as this page looks to fit a comfort ability to a significant population of Maui’s creative and generous.
As the 24th Annual Taro Fest commences this Saturday, the headline hogging water issue could not find a better stage. In a series of rapid measures, sugar cane conglomerate Alexander & Baldwin (A&B), through political persuasion, has recently authored legislative bill language trying to undue a court decision ruling that temporary permits for water diversions […]
Have you seen a livestock auction? A contemporary donation has been made to Pulama O Maui, parent group for Punana Leo O Maui and their 29th Ho‘omau concert fundraiser. Auction lists are being anxiously awaited with word that a cow has been donated! The event is a fun filled family event that supports the students, […]
Ke‘anae Congregational Church on Maui has had its share of storms. After the 1946 tsunami, it took an inter-island campaign to complete repairs that devastated the historic peninsula church. A few years ago, a hefty storm blew the roof off. While repairs have withstood several more rains, the church is in need of bigger repair. […]
Maui County Budget & Finance Committee BF70 is back for decision making. This Thursday 3/10 at 5:00 pm is the continuation of the BF-70 committee hearing. Early arrival is being suggested because the doors to the County Building will be locked at 5:00. #Farmers and #Ranchers are encouraged to be in attendance. Related BF70 (nicknamed […]
You are invited to join the facebook page Maui Garden Exchange. Here you can post any plants, produce, and garden supplies that you may have for sale or are ISO (in search of) – and invite any friends to join who are also gardeners.