This Thursday, March 19: Malama Haiku

The Haiku Community Association is inviting the public to talk story about local land issues this Thursday. The evening will feature county Planning Director Will Spence, Hawaiian Islands Land Trust Conservation Director Scott Fisher and Maui Tomorrow Foundation board member Mark Sheehan. Topics will include the Haiku Hoolaule’a, land development, Giggle Hill and the elections for the 2015 Haiku […]

Eh Doc! Waiting forever in your cold examination room isn’t aloha!

Eh, Doc! I had an appointment scheduled with you one recent morning. I woke up early, rushed to drop off my husband at work, rushed my little boy to take him early to daycare so that I would be on time for my annual appointment with you. I live in Haiku and it’s a 30-minute […]

This Saturday, March 7: The Art of Juna Debut Show and Benefit

Meet artist Juna At Maui Kombucha and Fund cancer research 6-8pm. Maui Kombucha (810 Kokomo Rd., Suite 136, Haiku), -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo courtesy of Maui Kombucha

Little Fire Ant community meeting this Wednesday at Haiku Community Center

There’s a big meeting about little fire ants (LFA) tomorrow night at the Haiku Community Center. It’s being hosted by the good folks at  the Hawaii Ant Lab, Hawaii Department of Agriculture, County of Maui and the Maui Invasive Species Committee (MISC). They’ll provide a lot of info on the extent of Maui’s little fire ant […]

Blind pig at Leilani Farm Sanctuary regains sight in upcoming Nat Geo Wild series ‘Aloha Vet’

The new Nat Geo WILD six-episode series Aloha Vet will feature Maui’s own Leilani Farm Sanctuary in its premiere episode. Laurelee Blanchard, who runs the eight-acre sanctuary in Haiku, said film crews were there on Oct. 13 and Nov. 16. “The show is a takeoff on the British series All Creatures Great and Small,” Blanchard said. “It […]

Writing Classes

Writing Class

Jasmyne Boswell, Author, Teacher and Coach Offers Writing Classes in Kihei and Haiku. Memoir, Fiction and Nonfiction Beginner-Intermediate/Advanced. Join interesting and creative men and women who offer talent, camaraderie and support for the ultimate writing experience. Learn writing skills that will last you a lifetime! 6-week sessions Call 808-268-5807

Somehow, We Forgot Leilani Farm Sanctuary In Our Annual Charity Gift Guide

Any accounting of nonprofits around the county and their needs this holiday season is going to be incomplete, but in this case we actually intended to get Leilani Farm Sanctuary into the issue (click here to read it). But for one reason or another, they never got our initial inquiry. Anyway, here’s their write-up. There’s […]

Story Of Hawaii Museum In Kahului Adds New Exhibit On 4th Marine Division’s Camp Maui During WWII

When I arrived at the Story of Hawaii Museum at the Queen Ka’ahumanu Center in Kahului on the afternoon of Friday, Dec. 5, Buck Mickelsen–who helps run the place–immediately noticed my shirt, which has drawings of old Inter-Island Airways S-38 and S-43 seaplanes on the back. He immediately walked me over to a book of […]

Benny Uyetake & Sax player Phil Smith

Benny Uyetake & Sax player Phil Smith at Haiku Hardware & Nursery

This Thursday, Aug. 21: ‘A Will For The Woods’

Temple of Peace presents the Maui premiere of the documentary A Will For The Woods this Thursday. Starring musician, psychiatrist and folk dancer Clark Wang, the film follows Wang’s diagnosis with lymphoma and his big plans to leave Earth by fulfilling his request for a “green burial.” What does that look like? Watch the movie! $5-$10. 7pm. Temple of […]