Here we go again. Television's fetishization of hunting in Hawaii–begun with great controversy two years ago with the History Channel's reality show American Jungle–is now continuing with a new Discovery Channel show titled Pacific Warriors. "For centuries, generations of Hawaiians have caught these monster fish from small, hand-made canoes, using nothing more than a fishing … [Read more...] about Discovery Channel launches new Hawaii-based reality show called ‘Pacific Warriors’
What was the most terrifying place you’ve ever been dropped off? Was it the kindergarten bus stop, or the front door of the DMV? Perhaps the docking harbor of an island with the highest concentration of cougar attacks? Maybe the island seething with buffed out cats wasn’t a childhood memory or a destination on last week’s errands list. The secluded North Vancouver Island was … [Read more...] about Maui resident Lucas Miller talks about his experience on The History Channel’s reality show ‘Alone’
The story you’re about to read exists because a small, green-gold chunk of obsidian exists. And because that piece of obsidian–chipped and shaped by hands unknown into a beautiful, elegant arrowhead shape–exists, a young man Upcountry now gets nervous when the phone rings. He does so, he says, because agents with the National Park Service who work at Haleakala National Park … [Read more...] about Is The Spearpoint Trevor Carter And Bryan Axtell Found In Haleakala National Park Evidence That Pre-Contact Hawaiians Visited South America?
Way back in 2009, a group of friends that included Trevor Carter and Brian Axtell hiked through Haleakala Crater. During their visit, they say they found a strange, green-gold obsidian spearpoint. "The energy it put off," Carter later said, "it wasn't normal." The friends say they tried to get Haleakala National Park to pay attention to their find, which would seem to lend … [Read more...] about CORRECTED: History Channel’s ‘America Unearthed’ Digs Into Maui Spearpoint Mystery
Wednesday, January 13th, Brad Varney, the owner of B&B Scuba, discovered a military wreck in Maui waters. He identified it as a Douglas SBD Dauntless. This is, simply put, a very cool and rare find that must have be incredible to see at the bottom of the ocean. If only I knew exactly where it was... I would be diving down there tomorrow, scuba license or no... For … [Read more...] about Modern Pirates and Hidden Treasure