Click on the photo to read! 11 Ways You Can Save Our Seas! 1. Coral and other creatures are alive. Avoid stepping on or touching coral. If you must stand, stand on the sand. 2. Choose non-chemically enhanced pesticides and fertilizers. Although you may live far from a coral reef ecosystem, these products end up in the watershed. 3. Invasive species of algae and fish can introduce disease and out-compete native species for food and space. Rinse all snorkel and dive gear with f
Click on the photo see the new flip page! 1. You'll find pieces of Maui's history 2. A Talk Story about Maui's future 3. A humorous take on whale watching 4. Indigenous Spirituality 5. Our food column 6. An amazing look at dolphin intelligence And much more...
This is an invitation to travel around the world with Morgan Blake and Livy Tinsley in search of truth and love... (Please Click the picture below to watch the trailer) The Tradewinds is a timeless tale of two writers coming-of-age. While it's set in the late 70s, The Tradewinds is as universal in it's message as Homer's "Odyssey."
Enriched with allusions to literary and rock 'n roll classics, readers of The Tradewinds will see Morgan and Livy moving from being innocent 17
West Maui is considered a ‘window to the world’ because this area has seen the comings and goings of rival chiefs, kings, missionaries, whalers, government officials, the military, sugar and pineapple plantation owners, early labor immigrants, celebrities and travelers for centuries. This ‘window’ is a metaphor. As a ‘window to the world,’ the stories of West Maui give a bigger perspective of the world, than we would otherwise have, and helps us to expand our view and broaden
Coming Home to Maui Talking Story with Philip Scott Waikoloa “On a white sandy beach in Hawaii” - Braddah IZ We’re coming home to Maui; I you, he, she, they and us. Most importantly the Born and Raised are coming home to a new vision of Maui. A new vision much like the one held by the Kanaka Maoli ancestors; an independent Maui only interdependent with the greater Hawai’i Nei. This would be a new/old Maui that grows, hunts, fishes and herds and ultimately feeds its own; a sus
Surfing in Britain “Surf riding after the Hawaiian fashion is extremely simple when performed with pen and ink, but the swimmer who tries it at Waikiki when there is any sort of sea tumbling in from the south is either overwhelmed in the roller …” “… or parts company with his board to learn the adamantine solidity of beach sand when a would-be rider essays to plow it up with any portion of his anatomy.” (Paducah Daily Sun, AK, August 18, 1898) Edward, Prince of Wales (Later K
Shipped thousands of miles away from the tropical islands of Hawaii to a private prison in the Arizona desert, two native Hawaiians discover their indigenous traditions from a fellow inmate serving a life sentence. It's from this unlikely setting that David and Hale finish their terms and return to Hawaii, hoping for a fresh start. Eager to prove to themselves and to their families that this experience has changed them forever, David and Hale struggle with the hurdles of life
Long before the Pilgrims, native Hawaiians have celebrated "Makahiki," the longest thanksgiving in the world, which lasted four months—approximately November through February. During this time, both work and war were forbidden. As the most important holiday of the year, Makahiki is the traditional Hawaiian celebration of the harvest and time of personal rest and spiritual and cultural renewal. It was a humbling experience. We have so much to be thankful for! We are all so for
Many of us love to get out on the water in our canoes; the world can seem a different place when we’re gliding across the the middle of a tranquil lake or calm seas. What we do today is just a reflection of the immense accomplishments of the oldest of sea fairing people. The ancestors of modern day Polynesians traveled over the open ocean in dugout canoes and settled the islands of East Polynesia. These remarkable seafarers who sailed off with just the sun, moon and stars to
from The Star Advertiser Events to mark 100th anniversary of Lili‘uokalani’s death
By Timothy Hurley
November 7, 2017 When Hawaii’s last monarch, Queen Lili‘uokalani, died in 1917, church bells rang out across the islands she once ruled. On Saturday — the 100th anniversary of the monarch’s death — the sound of church bells will be heard again as Hawaii’s last sovereign is remembered during Aloha Lili‘u, a formal observance of the queen’s life and legacy. The public is being