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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 Like this:Like Loading…

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 […]

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 […]

This Sunday, Aug. 3: Epic Love Stories with Leah Lamb

Set under the stars at the romantic Haiku Mill, Epic Love Stories invites you to explore various love journeys with Leah Lamb. A writer and activist, Lamb will tell tales of love found and lost and adventure along the way.The evening will also feature live music from Andrea Whales and Rasa Priya. Proceeds will benefit the anti-GMO movement. $20 […]

Leilani Farm Sanctuary Needs Help To Deal With Tropical Storm Wali Damage


Looks like Tropical Storm Wali did some damage to the eight-acre Leilani Farm Sanctuary, the volunteer-run refuge for rescued goats, cats, chickens, rabbits, deer, peahens, pigs, ducks and even donkeys in Haiku. “Huge trees crushed three animal houses and collapsed a section of fencing,” wrote sanctuary founder Laurelee Blanchard in a July 25 email. “Miraculously, animals […]

National Park Service Report Shows How WWII Impacted Maui & Haleakala

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The above photo shows U.S. Marines and an amphibious tank at Big Beach in Makena in early 1945. It’s taken from a new 501-page report from the National Park Service–Hawaii, the Military, and the National Park: World War II and Its Impacts on Culture and the Environment, written by William Chapman. Today, the Park Service […]