Given that we're still in the holding period of the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational, and the Hokule'a is sailing around the world, Bess Press has decided to release a new commemorative biography of the legendary Hawaiian waterman Eddie Aikau. Stuart H. Coleman–author of the authoritative Aikau biography Eddie Would Go–wrote the new book as well, which … [Read more...] about Bess Press releases new Eddie Aikau book by Stuart H. Coleman
Home. A place to clean up, rejuvenate, rest. Above all, rest. We all need one, and the new voyaging canoe Mo‘okiha O Pi‘ilani is no different. The canoe needs a home, their crew says. And it needs it now. “Mostly, I’m looking for a safe berthing place for this canoe where kids can get out of the bus and walk over and step onto it,” Tim Gilliom, the canoe’s captain, told me … [Read more...] about The Mookiha O Piilani, Maui’s first voyaging canoe in 600 years, needs a home
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
I heart aviation. Check out the latest PR re: Hawai'i's skies, from da MT inbox: PHOTO CAPTION: 110 students from the Pearl City High School Marching Band accompanied by 80 young hula dancers from Halau Hula Olana, performed at a ceremony to welcome Hawaiian Airlines’ first brand new Airbus 330-200. The company plans to take delivery of up to 27 Airbus aircraft over the … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Air intros its “Fleet of the Future”