"I’ve known since I was five I wanted to be a marine scientist,” said Tara Owens. She grew up in Tennessee and spent summers along the South Carolina shore. Fast forward, Owens is now 40 and has been a Hawai‘i resident for more than 10 years. In the meantime she received her master’s of science degree in coastal geology from the University of Hawai‘i and is currently a UH Sea … [Read more...] about Visualizing Sea Level Rise on Maui: Sea Grant scientist Tara Owens explains how computer modeling helps prepare for climate change
At the beginning of February, Maui Brewing Company’s Kihei location opened the doors at its newest restaurant. The popular tasting room and brewery have been there for several years, and regulars and the pau hana crowd will be happy to hear that the tasting room remains the same. Behind the long bar hangs whimsical signs for 32 colorfully-named beers. Tourists and locals scour … [Read more...] about We check out the new Maui Brewing Company restaurant in Kihei
For a small business, Maui Brewing Company is making big waves. Non-existent a dozen years ago, the company’s beer can now be found across the U.S.–and in more than 10 nations. “I always joke that my beer experience all comes from the consumption side,” said Garrett Marrero, who co-founded Maui Brewing Company in 2005 with his wife Melanie Oxley. Enjoying beer has served … [Read more...] about Talking Story with Maui Brewing Company’s Garrett Marrero and Melanie Oxley
In the United States, home fires kill more people each year than all other natural disasters combined. Maui Red Cross volunteers are working toward reducing those tragedies by installing free smoke alarms in at risk homes across Maui. The effort is part of the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign. "Home fires can be a deadly threat because they happen so quickly,” said Michele … [Read more...] about Maui Red Cross to install free smoke alarms
Eh Brah, I’m sure you enjoy your daily brushes with death winding out your hella loud motorcycle at 110 mph on the highway between Ka`anapali and Kahana. But no one is impressed by your wheelies. I’ve seen the cops try to catch you but no can. Not only do I hope I am not behind you when you finally accomplish your eventual suicide, but I wonder if you think about how many … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: Quit being such an obnoxious motorcycle rider!