"If all we do is host people from around the world and have a really great conference, then we have missed the opportunity.” So said Charles “Chipper” Wichman, addressing attendees of the Hawaii Conservation Conference at UH-Hilo in August of 2015. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), founded in 1948, has a mission to, “Influence, encourage and assist … [Read more...] about Now that the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii has taken place, what happens next?
Do you know a high school student who has writing skills and a passion for Eddie Aikau? If so, this might be a great opportunity to earn some much needed teen-cash. The Eddie Aikau Foundation offering more than $5,000 in cash prizes to winners of the 2016 Eddie Aikau Essay Contest. The “Eddie Went” contest is open to 7th through 10th grade students who are currently enrolled … [Read more...] about Eddie Aikau Foundation sponsoring essay contest for 7th-10th grade Hawaii students
The history of surfing on Maui is only traceable through the archives of the people that have lived the experience. Over the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to interview many of these athletes whose treasured tales keep the essence of aloha alive for everyone. Analu DePonte lives life with the Hawaiian pride that has been instilled in him from a young age, … [Read more...] about Remembering Maui Surfer Alex DePonte – June 23 1998