The term “trailblazer” gets thrown around a lot, to the point where it’s become a cliche. But there is no more apt or succinct description of Patsy Takemoto Mink.
Captain Susie’s last name is Grubler, but around the harbor “Susie” suffices. With a reputation as a trail-blazer, she was one of the first female captains to sail out of Lāhainā.
Sam King was among the many voices who testified before the State Legislature as it considered HB2024, which passed at the beginning of May and will transfer stewardship of the summit of Mauna Kea on the Big Island.
Mayor Michael Victorino has given the green light for the resumption of Maui County’s Friday Town Parties, in which five cities take turns throwing community-minded, kid-friendly street parties on Friday evenings each month.
After more than a century of water diversions that often left them dry, five Molokai streams will have their flow at least partially restored following an April decision by the state Commission on Water Resource Management.