Eh distraught San Diego tourists who usually stay in Wailea and went to Honolua Bay for the first time, do you realize that the tons of sun-screened tourists that visit the bay are to blame for the horror you witnessed? To reverse the abomination of our reefs, less tourists are needed, so please be my guest and “don’t plan to return in the foreseeable future.” In fact, never … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Goodbye ‘den!
Each winter, a certain energy enters the air over Maui. The salty spray begins to coat everything within miles of the shoreline, and an electricity runs through the North Shore. In the distant Pacific, typhoons and storms generate masses of ocean energy that send swells pumping toward the the island, hitting the shoreline from Ha‘iku to Paukukalo and wrapping around Mauna … [Read more...] about ‘The Biggest, Nutsest Waves in the World’ – Maui showcases pros at Jaws Challenge and Beachwaver Maui Pro surfing contests
If you driven through Lahaina, you've probably seen the van with the huge banner, "We are Not!!! In The Last Days.” Or the bike with the same bulletin on the side of the Honoapi`ilani Hwy. If you've lived on the Westside long enough, you've probably even met the man behind this uplifting message. To many he was Dangerous Dave (DD), a surfer in the 1970s and '80s and part of … [Read more...] about Maui mourns the passing of Dave Warren
Maui-based Jucker Hawaii introduced a new longboard skateboard to support the Save Honolua Coalition. Since the purchase of Lipoa Point by the State of Hawaii, many people think Honolua has been saved, said company co-founder Mike Jucker. That's a misconception, according to Tamara Paltin, president of Save Honolua Coalition. “This is just the beginning, now we must consider … [Read more...] about New Jucker Hawaii Skateboard benefits Save Honolua
Maybe I'm getting senile, but it took me a while to figure out why Hawaii Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui signed legislation (Act 241) buying Lipoa Point from Maui Land & Pineapple Co. way over at ILWU headquarters in Wailuku yesterday. I mean, he could've easily just driven out to Honolua Bay and surrounded himself with happy beach-goers, surfers and environmentalists, maybe … [Read more...] about State Of Hawaii Saves Maui Land & Pine Pensions! Also, Lipoa Point