Illustration: Andrew Miller … [Read more...] about Drew Toonz: Whattya mean I’ll need a reservation to watch the sunrise at Haleakala?
Haleakala National Park celebrated its 100th anniversary July 30, 31 and Aug. 1 with events and activities in both the Kipahulu and Summit districts of the park. Festivities honoring the park's centennial included talks; hikes; music by local band Nevah Too Late; the induction of a new Junior Ranger; and the sharing of Hawaiian traditions through cultural … [Read more...] about Here’s how Haleakala National Park celebrated its 100th birthday
Haleakala National Park will close its Holua section of the backcountry area from the evening of July 14 to July 15. This closure is so that park biologists can control invasive Argentine ants. “Argentine ants prey upon native insects," stated a July 8 Haleakala National Park news release. "One insect that is highly vulnerable to ant predation is the endemic yellow-faced … [Read more...] about Haleakala National Park closing Holua area for Argentine Ant control
This year, there are three people running for the Maui County Council seat representing Makawao, Haiku and Paia. Mike White, the current Chairperson of the County Council, is running for reelection, and he's got two challengers: Alan Kaufman (click here to read his Know Your Candidate feature) and Trinette Furtado. A single mom, Furtado is an activist who's been deeply … [Read more...] about Know your 2016 Maui County election candidate: Trinette Furtado
The U.S. Postal Service is inviting the public to help commemorate the issuance of the new Haleakala National Park Forever Stamp at a dedication event on June 2 at the Makawao Post Office. The Haleakala stamp features a stunning image of a rainbow within the crater at Haleakala National Park; the stamp is part of a sheet of 16 Forever Stamps depicting an assortment of … [Read more...] about Haleakala stamp dedication at the Makawao Post Office