Mayor Bissen Delivers First State of the County Address
Maui Mayor Richard Bissen delivered his first state of the county address on the lawn at the Kalana O Maui Building on Tuesday. The assembled crowd, seated on metal folding chairs, featured multiple councilmembers and other current and past local officials, such as...
Sen. Schatz Spearheads E-Bike Rebate Bill
Good news for electric bike riders: On Tuesday, Hawai’i senior Sen. Brian Schatz introduced legislation that would offer a tax credit of up to $1,500 for e-bikes
OHA Offering $9 million in Grants
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is offering more than $9 million in grants “to strengthen ʻohana (family), moʻomeheu (culture) and ʻāina (land) connections,” the agency announced
Another Boat Runs Aground on Maui
For the second time in as many months, a vessel has run aground on Maui shores. In March, the 56-foot motor boat broke loose from its moorings and grounded in Lāhainā near the Hauola birthing stone. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources took control of...
National Long-Sleeve Shirts Drive for Farmworkers
New or lightly used long-sleeve shirts are being collected for farmworkers from March 24 to 31 by Maui Economic Opportunity’s National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP). The Nat’l Long Sleeve Shirt Drive, organized nationally by the Association of Farmworker...
Response to Obstetric Access Issue on Maui
With recent changes to one of Maui's obstetric community providers, Mālama I Ke Ola Health Center is actively working to address access and demand. As a federally qualified health center, Mālama I Ke Ola operates on a federal mandate with a community focus to provide...
Maui County Leads Nation in Supporting Transition to Organic Agriculture with New Law
University of Hawaiʻi Men’s Basketball Team Loses Heartbreaker in Overtime
The University of Hawai’i’s men’s basketball team saw its season come to a heartbreaking conclusion with a 62-60 overtime loss
The Huliau Alumni Council offers two $2,500 college scholarships to graduating seniors
State Senate Passes Maui’s Gilbert Keith-Agaran’s Abortion Bill
A bill authored by Maui state Sen. Gilbert Keith-Agaran related to abortion rights passed by a 22-3 vote
Kāʻanapali Property Sells for More Than $20 Million
An 11,000-plus square-foot home in Kāʻanapali has sold for $20.8 million, highlighting the stratifying nature of Maui’s real estate market
Maui’s Derick Sebastian Crushing National Anthem on His ʻUkulele
Maui’s own Derick Sebastian has been performing “The Star-Spangled Banner” on his ‘ukulele at Major League Baseball Spring Training games
Maui is About to Get Weird
Yankovic and his band bring their musical hilarity to the Maui Arts and Cultural Center March 26, capping off their 2023 world tour with Weird Al’s first-ever performances in Hawaiʻi.
Visitor Quality Over Quantity
Quality over quantity. It’s a familiar mantra among politicos and activists in Hawaiʻi who want to reduce the impact of tourism on residents without weakening the bottom line.
Wrap it Up
The cafe menu centers around fresh and healthy offerings: a variety of wraps, buddha bowls, and vegan treats.
Home Guide 2023
The following stories offer tips for first-time home buyers, examine sustainable building materials, offer landscaping advice, and outline do-it-yourself projects that won’t break your budget and don’t require you to be an expert.
The Sustainable Dream
We are an island thousands of miles from anywhere with limited land and resources. Almost all of the things we rely on come from afar—and that includes building materials, for home and commercial purposes.
Ten Tips for First-Time Home-Buyers
For intrepid folks who want to take buy a home on Maui, here are some tips.
Doing it Yourself
There are plenty of jobs you can do yourself with a little research, moxy, and resolve, and perhaps the help of your handiest uncle or auntie.
How to eat your yard, feed your soul…and improve your property value.