1. Friday, Aug. 1 marked the last run of the Sugar Cane Train on the Westside. But the Aug. 2 Maui News reported that “community leaders” are trying to raise money “to temporarily save” the train until a permanent buyer can be located. How much money are they trying to raise? A. $10,000 B. $15,000 C. $20,000 D. $25,000 E. $30,000 2. Maui Police Chief Gary Yabuta … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know Lanai?
Larry Ellison, the supreme landowner of the island of Lanai, has been getting a lot of very positive press these days throughout Hawaii, including from us. But I couldn’t help but smile at the pushback he got last week in Honolulu Civil Beat from one Lanai resident who can’t quite bring herself to kiss her overlord’s ring. See, Lanai may be one of the smallest inhabited islands … [Read more...] about Here’s What Happens When A Lanai ‘Lab Rat’ Calls Out Island Lord Larry Ellison
"Back to Da Kine" * Saturday (Aug 14), Hotel Molokai, Kaunakakai, 4-11pm, Free / Friday & Saturday (Aug 20 & 21), Hotel Lanai, Lanai City, 4-11pm, Free As with going to the beach, we sometimes need to remind ourselves that if we live in Hawai'i, but don't visit our sibling isles, what's the point? In the way that a nice day with nothing to do might lend itself to an … [Read more...] about Coming Soon to an Outer Island Near You: Moloka’i & Lana’i Film Festivals