The Maui Walk of Heroes Celebration will be at Akaku Community Media on Saturday, October 13th. Their 5th annual celebration will be a full on block party! There’ll be a hands and feet cement ceremony, live music with the Kaina Band, live telecast on the big screen, and tasty food options. Special guests include Gladys Baisa, Jeannie Skog, Uncle Les Kuloloio, John A.H. Tomaso, … [Read more...] about Maui Walk of Heroes Celebration at Akaku Community Media
“I was told a woman’s place is in the kitchen and the bedroom–not the boardroom,” said Gladys Coelho Basia, a third generation Maui woman who states forthright that she was born in 1940. Women in business have obviously come a long way. But experts predict it may take nearly 100 years for women to achieve economic equality with men worldwide; we can only hope that it’s sooner … [Read more...] about Maui Business Brainstormers talk story on workplace challenges for women
Mike White is once again Chair of the Maui County Council. Though the Jan. 2, 2016 Organizational Meeting of the Maui County Council stretched past 13 hours, this was never really in doubt. Nor was there any doubt that White–who is also the general manager of the Ka`anapali Beach Hotel–would strip away the independence of the ostensibly apolitical Office of Council Services … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Mike White becomes Chair after contentious 13+ hour Maui County Council meeting
I gotta hand it to Maui County Councilmember Mike White: he’ll do what he needs to do to maintain power. Undoubtedly a student of Machiavelli, he’s spent the last two years as Maui County Council chairperson clearly more willing to be feared than loved. After all, he seized control of the council back in January 2015 through what then-Council Chairperson Gladys Baisa called a … [Read more...] about CORRECTED: All Hail Maui County Council Chair Mike White!
On a clear, calm evening in early November, a group of about 70 mostly North Shore residents gathered in front of the Old Maui High School in Hamakuapoko to hear how a group of investors planned to transform the abandoned, eerily beautiful 23.5-acre property, the island of Maui, and the world. The for-profit organization TEACH … [Read more...] about An investment group wants to lease Old Maui High for $1/year. Northshore residents aren’t so sure