Standing on the blustery cliff overlooking the Point at Ho‘okipa on a perfect Maui day, I watched as Sarah Hauser launched her rig at the water’s edge. Wetsuit-clad and hefting her windsurf gear – a board with attached mast, boom, and colorful sail – she paused briefly, taking stock of the conditions. Hopping deftly from the sand to her board, she fit her feet into the straps, … [Read more...] about From Engineer to Waterwoman: International Windsurfing Tour Champion Sarah Hauser on the status of women in watersports and trading the ‘safe life’ to charge Pe‘ahi
Yoga means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. From health and wellness to athletic conditioning, mindfulness, breathwork, and flexibility of the body and mind, people practice it for lots of reasons. Maui is an island with a lot of yoga, with an array of talented instructors and studios in pretty much every town that feature many different flavors and … [Read more...] about ‘There’s Something for Everyone’ – Local yogis to share practice and space at third annual Maui Yoga Festival
I expected Hannibal Buress to be funny, of course, but I didn’t expect that he’d be great to have a conversation with… and a little tricky to interview. Silly, funny, and kinda sly, the merry prankster treated me to an interview that had me laughing pretty much the whole time. Before our call, Buress had actually googled my name, and began by interviewing me. Although somewhat … [Read more...] about Talking Story With Hannibal Buress
The Westside is a landscape of iconic images: Honolua Bay’s perfect, peeling waves, the sweeping mountains over Olowalu, the pineapple fields of Kapalua, and, of course, the Sugar Cane Train. The Sugar Cane Train, along with being a childhood favorite of many Maui residents, is symbolic of the historic plantation days of rippling cane fields, a time when the sugar crop, now … [Read more...] about All Aboard the Holiday Express! Next Stop: Santa’s Depot!
A little restaurant in sunny Lahaina has been making waves with tasty local options that are healthy for both bodies and the Earth. Since opening its doors in May, Moku Roots has been serving vegetarian food in an almost completely zero-waste process, and the community has taken note. “We were so much busier from the first day than we’ve ever thought we would be. And … [Read more...] about Moku Roots leads the ‘farm to table to farm’ movement with a commitment to zero-waste healthy food