Down the hallway of the Haiku Cannery on a Thursday night, past the array of musicians tuning their instruments, you’ll run into an open mic. From 7-9pm, the crowd loads into a violet, geometrically-lit space with a library-loft lookout. Five dollars at the door brings you to the intimate listening area, where everyone scopes the scene for a sliver of wall or ground, as seats … [Read more...] about More Than Just a Showcase: Haiku Open Mic is a night of community and collaboration
It started six months ago, and the saga goes on. The main road between Makawao and Haiku seems to be repaved and designed by morons. The sidewalk’s too skinny, the rock wall not done, and the new road seems bumpier than the old one. I admit I am stunned, this repave seemed like an easy one. By the county I am told, your spending was bold, and indeed the funds have run … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! An ode to your bad roadwork
Watch MauiTime Walk Story with candidate for the Makawao, Haiku, Pa‘ia seat of Maui County Council Mike Molina and Editor Axel Beers on Market Street in Wailuku, Hawai‘i … [Read more...] about MauiTime Walk Story: 2018 Candidate for County Council (Makawao, Haiku, Pa‘ia) Mike Molina
Three years ago this month Albert Perez took over as Executive Director of the Maui Tomorrow Foundation. He helped found the organization in 1989, stayed a few years, then moved to the mainland, where he spent much of his time until 2015. I chatted with Perez not long after he took over Maui Tomorrow, and since then have seen him around the county doing the grunt work of a … [Read more...] about Talking affordable housing, seawalls and sustainable ag with Albert Perez, 3 years after he took over Maui Tomorrow
1. On Apr. 1, The Maui News reported that the Maui County Democratic Party has begun calling for candidates to replace Rep. Joe Souki, D–Wailuku, who resigned recently following a scathing state Ethics report on his alleged sexual harassment. Which of these individuals is NOT mentioned in the story as having pulled nomination papers for the job? A. Lynn Araki-Regan, chief of … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Do you know who wants to take over Joe Souki’s seat?