Presentation, Freshness, and Flavor Tasting Chef Niko’s latest additions to Castaway Cafe When you think of a great dining experience there are so many factors that can come into play. I headed to Castaway Cafe for a casual Sunday sunset meal and I got so much more than I bargained for in the best way. Chef Niko is fairly new here, coming up on one year soon. His main … [Read more...] about Tasting Chef Niko’s latest additions to Castaway Cafe in Ka’anapali
Community opinion about the future of West Maui is being sought by the County of Maui Department of Planning. The department will host a series of community design workshops from Feb. 4 to 7, where the public can provide input on how West Maui should plan for preservation and change over the next 20 years. Each of the four workshops will focus on a different community subarea … [Read more...] about Community Design Workshops for West Maui Community Plan
PAUSE!!! Christmas is here, and that means we’ll be saying goodbye to 2018 soon. So let’s take a moment to celebrate the holidays by doing something merry. In case you’re in need of some ideas, the MauiTime Elves went on a sleigh ride to find the most festive fun for all! So brighten the holiday season with these cheery Christmas events! Photos with Santa... THE … [Read more...] about Christmas 2018, Maui Style!
United States Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), along with two other Senators, recently introduced Senate Bill 2395. Known as the “Explore America Act of 2018,” the bill would expand so-called “cultural heritage tourism” in the U.S. According to Schatz, this bill will be a big help for many people in Hawai‘i. “Every year, Hawai‘i sets new records for tourism growth in our … [Read more...] about The Problem With Cultural Heritage Tourism, and why the continued misuse of Hawaiian culture is wrong
There's a lot of garbage on social media these days, but one of the best things I've seen lately is the Access Denied! Surf? Fish? Dive group on Facebook. Here, Westside residents and activists like Kai Nishiki and Randy Draper post photos, videos and information about their fights to stop big resorts from encroaching on public beaches with concession stands, endless lines of … [Read more...] about Maui County Council is on verge of making Kaanapali public beach access parking even worse