Our beaches are beautiful and sacred places. And I’m always happy to see people helping to keep them clean. But there is a common error: fruit peels and seeds! People think they can just leave them because they are biodegradable. But on the beach it’s just garbage. Would you leave them around your lawn or around your pool? And it takes banana and orange peels SIX months to TWO … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! That’s trash!
A drum kit made out of a tire and decorated with beer bottle caps. A camel with golf club feet. A miniature parasol made from Salem cigarette packets. Strings of bottle caps formed to look like lei hulu, the feather lei. The artwork is diverse at the new Art of Trash exhibit in Wailuku. It’s alternately serious and playful, sculptural or painting-like, functional or abstract, … [Read more...] about How the Art of Trash is reinventing rubbish in the heart of Wailuku
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) When your usual sources of support and co-conspiracy aren’t available, it’s time to search further afield. Luckily, there’s someone with whom you have regular contact that you’ve never yet teamed up with. You’ll probably be surprised by who I mean, because you’d never guess that this particular person could potentially be your perfect collaborator. … [Read more...] about Sign Language: Aries needs to stop letting people go through their trash
To all who drink beer on Maui: When you open the box that beer comes in, please fold and collapse them before placing them in the trash. Our dumps are getting full. Also, cans and bottles go in recycling receptacles–don’t scatter them on the ground! Yes, the seven cent tax you pay for each can or bottle only brings back five cents but to many of us it helps. Drink and be merry, … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Please dispose of your beer boxes properly!