Hawaii Animal Rescue Foundation (HARF) will be blessing their new 10 acre property in Waihee on Sunday, June 4. HARF, a foster based organization since their origination in 2011, has been saving thousands of animals over the years but lacked a facility from where they can do their best work. The foundation's goal has always been to build a state of the art education and animal … [Read more...] about Hawaii Animal Rescue Foundation celebrates new home
Who wouldn’t want to see (and pet!) goats, pigs, chickens, donkeys, tortoises, deer and rabbits up close? Though closed to the public most days of the week, the nonprofit, eight-acre Leilani Farm Sanctuary holds special one-hour tours on Saturday mornings (they’re also open on Wednesday afternoons at 2pm). Reservations required. $20 (tax deductible). 10am. Leilani Farm … [Read more...] about Tour the Leilani Farm Sanctuary in Haiku
Haleakala National Park wants your help in determining how best to deal with the feral animals that make life difficult for the native species that live in Nu`u, park officials announced yesterday. "Haleakala National Park Service, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, is working to protect and restore 2,115 acres of habitat for native species in … [Read more...] about What do you think of Haleakala National Park’s plan to deal with feral animals in Nu`u?
Just like their owners, the doggies of Maui are a melting pot. It seems like there are 20 loveable mutts for every one well-trimmed purebred pooch chasing tennis balls at Kam III Beach. Most of the island’s dogs may not be eligible to compete in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, but there’s a standout breed you may notice trotting along South Kihei Road or shopping in The … [Read more...] about What are Maui’s most popular dog breeds?
[Ed. note: the following letters are in response to our Aug. 15, 2013 cover story “UH Professor Richard Zeebe Says Climate Change Is More Severe Than We Thought”] Thank you for a good, mostly heartfelt article on climate change. You obviously know we must do something. But then, I don’t know why Maui Time Weekly bothers with these and past Rob Parsons articles on climate … [Read more...] about Our Readers Sound Off On Climate Change