Mission Blue Coalition has named the Olowalu reef a "Hope Spot" to recognize and support CMMA's (Olowalu Community Managed Makai Area) efforts to protect the nearly one thousand-acre coral reef. The August 17 announcement coincided with the Polynesian Voyaging Society's Mahalo Hawai’i Sail to bring Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia home as a way to thank the people, share lessons … [Read more...] about Aboard Hokule`a, Mission Blue Coalition names Olowalu reef a ‘Hope Spot’
The 2017 Festivals of Aloha committee is seeking contestants for the 16th Richard Ho‘opi‘i Leo Ki‘eki‘e Falsetto Contest. Applicants who at least 18 and have not released a recording for sale are eligible to apply; contestants will be judged on the following criteria: vocals/music, Hawaiian language and overall presentation. The deadline for applications is Sept. 1. A Maui … [Read more...] about 16th Richard Ho`opi`i Leo Ki`eki`e Falsetto Contest wants applicants
The Maui Nui Resource Council invites you to Malama Olowalu this Saturday, Jan. 24. Join the conversation on conservation and welcome the voyaging canoe Hikianalia. Uncle Snake Ah Hee and Archie Kalepa will lead the discussion on the creation and management of Olowalu Makai Area. Bring your beach chair, snorkel gear and sunscreen for a day of education and discussion. 9am-4pm. … [Read more...] about Maui Nui Resource Council wants you to Malama Olowalu
Here's our super-special weekly MauiTime News Quiz. Hope you studied, because this week's quiz is 32 percent tougher than last week's... 1. Of the $1,745,001 raised during the Hawaii Visitor Industry Charity Walk this year, more than $767,000 of it came from Maui–the largest sum raised by any island, according to a May 17 Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association press release. … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What Do You Know About The Hokule’a, Visitor Industry Charity Walk and Hawaii Unemployment?
The Hokule‘a voyaging canoe arrived on Maui on Sunday, May 18 as the crew is preparing for its Worldwide Voyage, which is scheduled to depart Hilo on May 24. The crew will sail the canoe, guided by the stars and elements, without modern navigational instruments. Hokule‘a–and the Hikianalia Polynesian voyaging canoe–will sail around the world to help grow the global movement … [Read more...] about Voyaging Canoe ‘Hokule’a’ Prepares for Worldwide Journey