Upcountry Maui residents have started a petition to add more convenient bus service between Paia and Makawao. Despite the two districts being adjacent to each other, the current travel time is over two and half hours on the bus–the same time it would take to travel from Makawao to Kapalua. This is because the route in place (bus rote 40) first travels to the island's central … [Read more...] about New Petition to Add Maui Bus Service between Paia and Makawao
Eh Brah! So, you like to vaporize or smoke E-cigs on the bus and in the mall? This product is too new and there isn’t enough research done to determine the long term health effects. I bet 90 percent or more of the users don’t even know what the ingredients are! It’s not fair for keiki or the health-conscious to breathe in nicotine-laced, scented e-liquid in an enclosed space … [Read more...] about Eh Brah, No Vaping On Da Maui Bus!
Remember back in March the County of Maui announced that it was adding a big new (used) $378,362 double decker bus to its Maui Bus fleet? Well, on Saturday, July 6, the bus finally went into service. And while the county had sent out numerous photos of the pastel white, green and blue flowery exterior of the bus back in March, they were clearly holding out on us. Because as the … [Read more...] about New Double Deck Maui Bus Has Patriotic Seats
LLOYD GILLIOM PASSES AWAY And now for some sad news that hits very close to home: Lloyd Brent Gilliom, a member of the MauiTime ohana, passed away on the morning of Wednesday, May 16. He was 71. For most of Hawaii, Lloyd is the father of Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom and Eric Gilliom, two of Maui’s biggest and most popular musicians, as well as Tim Gilliom, a Hokule‘a crewmember. But … [Read more...] about Lloyd Gilliom Passes Away And Its Time To Occupy Maui Buses