‘Fierce and Fearless’

‘Fierce and Fearless’

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.

Wahine at the Helm

Wahine at the Helm

When the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s two flagship canoes, Hōkūle‘a and Hikianalia, set sail from Hilo on a “Kealaikahiki” voyage to Tahiti April 18, something was different from past trips. For the first time, Hōkūle‘a was both captained and navigated by a woman....
Navigating the Gender Gap

Navigating the Gender Gap

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.

A Voice Among the Stars

A Voice Among the Stars

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.

Friday Town Parties Gear Up for Comeback 

Friday Town Parties Gear Up for Comeback 

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.