Every few months, it seems, some University of Hawaii scientist puts out a new report giving us more bad news about climate change. In October 2012, four UH researchers published a report saying the trade winds that make life so pleasant–and possible–in Hawaii are steadily decreasing. Four months later, UH researchers published a study showing that climate change would most … [Read more...] about Nooo! Climate Change Might Ruin Future Hawaiian Vacations!
This Thursday marks the start of the 33rd annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival. It runs through Sunday, June 15. This is Maui’s premiere culinary and wine event. Sample vino trends from New Zealand, Italy, the Pacific Northwest, Russian River Valley and Santa Lucia Highlands. Master sommeliers and guest chefs like Dean Fearing and Andrew Sutton will present various winemaking … [Read more...] about This Thursday-Sunday, June 12-15: Kapalua Wine & Food Festival
Even though the infamous Christopher Deedy trial occurred on Oahu, MauiTime has joined seven other Hawaii news organizations and three media associations in calling for the opening of closed session transcripts in that case. The original trial, in which Deedy–a federal agent–was charged with allegedly murdering Kollin Elderts at a Waikiki McDonald’s after an argument ensued … [Read more...] about MauiTime Joins Other Hawaii News Organizations In Calling For Open Court Protections
Ah, legal notices – those wordy blocks of text sent out by local government agencies and courts that fill a daily newspaper's classifieds section and provide the best natural substitute to Lunesta yet found. There were 10 such notices in the Feb. 23 issue of The Maui News. They ran in the back of the paper, at the bottom of pages B9 and B10 of the classifieds section. They … [Read more...] about Will the Hawaii Legislature Rob Daily Newspapers of Their Precious Legal Notices?
And now for some very bad media news that went down over the weekend: Honolulu Weekly, an independent alternative paper on Oahu that just celebrated its 20th year and is owned by publisher Laurie Carlson, is facing a dire financial situation, according to blogger Ian Lind. “In an email sent yesterday [Aug. 5] and forwarded by one of the recipients, Carlson said David Black’s … [Read more...] about Blogger: Honolulu Weekly In Dire Financial Trouble