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
My first visit to the Maui Humane Society (MHS) happened around 2003. I remember that I was a bit shocked, and my overall impression was that I expected more. The staff was friendly and obviously passionate about animals, but it seemed more like a dog pound than a “humane society.” The facilities appeared to need significant upgrades from the parking lot to the reception area; … [Read more...] about Maui Humane Society has improved dramatically in recent years. Here’s how.
There’s a new omnipresent judge watching over Kihei, and it’s not God or Santa Claus. A mysterious organization runs the unheard of Kihei Award Program, which gave the Hawaii Animal Rescue Foundation (HARF) the 2015 Best of Kihei Award in the Non-Profit category. The random award notification shocked Dawn Hall, the owner of HARF. “We didn’t know anything about it, never … [Read more...] about Hawaii Animal Rescue Foundation wins nice, though mysterious, award
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?
You know Maui has a stray animal problem when the words “Maui's Feral Cat Population Is So Massive It's Threatening A Bird Sanctuary” threaten you from a Huffington Post headline. The title sounds like a setup for a B-rate scary flick you’d find while scrolling through the inner-depths of Netflix, but Maui faces real terror as more owners abandon their pets leaving them to … [Read more...] about How you can adopt a stray dog or cat on Maui