The Maui County Department of Water Supply is asking all Westside residents to conserve water because of last night's storm, officials announced this morning. "The Lahaina Water Treatment Plant is not operating due to heavy rain," stated the county's news release. "As a result, the Maui County Department of Water Supply is asking all water consumers in Lahaina to immediately … [Read more...] about Storm causes flooding, water problems for Maui
Baldwin Beach Park
There was certainly a lot to fear last week. And this week, for very different reasons, seems just as frightening. Hurricane Madeline was coming! Then Hurricane Lester was right behind! Two hurricanes bearing down on the state! Then nothing much happened (though high surf from Lester did wash a bunch of debris onto Baldwin Beach, closing it for a few days). Sure was … [Read more...] about Hurricanes, hospitals and unions: Fear and Loathing on Maui
We guess things worked out well last year, because Go Topless Day is happening again on Maui. That's right–this Saturday, Aug. 20, Free the Nipple Maui says you can celebrate Women's Equality Day the old-fashioned way at Baldwin Beach Park in Paia. "It is Maui's Second Annual Go Topless Day and we are excited to make it even better than last year," states the organizers' … [Read more...] about Celebrate Go Topless Day at Baldwin Beach Park in Paia
Just about every week for the past dozen years or so, MauiTime has run a column called Eh Brah! It’s simple: readers write to us about some parasite or good-for-nothing who’s harmed them (or some good samaritan who assisted them) and then we run it–with all names and identifying details removed–with a funny cartoon. It’s probably our most popular feature, and rightly … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Our readers complain about the wildest things
You took my car key from the beach bag I left near a tree while I took a little walk with my friend on Baldwin Beach. Because you did that I had to get my car re-keyed. All the people who read this will now know not to leave any valuables unattended–not even for 20 minutes–at Baldwin Beach. The result is that you and your kind have made Baldwin Beach the domain of thieves and … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Thanks for stealing my car keys at Baldwin Beach!