Spring is a time of flowering, renewal, hope, and great promise, as the longer, warmer days arise out of the dark and cold of winter. Since 1970, Earth Day has taken this time to pause to rally for the environment, to love and honor our planet, and to imagine what it may take to reverse the degradation wrought upon our once-pristine ecosystems. When Wisconsin Senator Gaylord … [Read more...] about The Green Issue 2019: Leaders share their messages to Mother Earth
Ah, the grandest (or at least greenest) of all holidays – when the Irish, and those that wish they were, gather to celebrate Saint Patrick and all things Irish. Raise a glass on March 17 and share the luck at one of these St. Paddy's day events. Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, right? Slainte! St. Patrick’s Weekend Bash - Thu. Mar 14-Sun. Mar 17. Celebrate with … [Read more...] about Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Maui!
What started as a religious feast day in 17th century Ireland has grown into a day of festivals, parades and parties celebrated around the world. So wear your shamrocks, green clothing and accessories, grab your favorite boozy treat and celebrate all things Irish and Ireland… because isn’t everyone Irish on St. Patrick’s Day? WEST MAUI DOWN THE HATCH - Sat. Mar … [Read more...] about Bagpipes, Corned Beef Hash and Green Mimosas: How Maui celebrates St. Patrick’s Day
1. In a recent newsletter sent out to constituents, state Rep. Angus McKelvey, D–West Maui, North Kihei, touted various legislative accomplishments, including the bill SB 2439, which passed both houses and is awaiting the Governor’s signature. What does that bill do? A. Creates an industrial hemp pilot program B. Establishes a goal of 22,500 affordable rental units in the … [Read more...] about QuizUnderstood: How well do you know Maui Rep. Angus McKelvey’s legislative accomplishments?
BEST “GREEN” BUSINESS ON MAUI Rising Sun Solar and Electric It may seem like an obvious pick for best green business with the word “solar” in its name, but Rising Sun Solar and Electric is bettering the planet in not so obvious ways. The solar energy company co-founded the Hawaii PV Coalition in 2003, and is partners with the Maui Electric Vehicle Initiative. The … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best ‘Green’ Business On Maui Rising Sun Solar and Electric