Maui nonprofit specialist Kelly McHugh was honored as one of Hawai‘i’s “40 Under 40” future leaders during a celebratory event on June 8 at the Sheraton Waikiki. The event, sponsored by Pacific Business News, recognized exceptional business and community leaders in the state of Hawai‘i. McHugh, the new marketing manager at the Pacific Whale Foundation, is best known for her … [Read more...] about Maui’s Kelly McHugh honored as one of 40 under 40
Kaho'olawe Island Reserve Commission
1. On April 20, Hawaii News Now reported that someone had created a fake Facebook profile of a Maui legislator and scammed at least one of the legislator’s friends out of $500. Who is the Maui legislator? A. Sen. J. Kalani English B. Sen. Roz Baker C. Rep. Angus McKelvey D. Rep. Kaniela Ing E. Rep. Justin Woodson 2. Two Maui legislators were among the introducers of HB … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Which Maui legislator had to deal with a fake Facebook profile?
A Talk on Kaho‘olawe Restoration will take place at Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center on Friday, Feb. 23. Paul Higashino, Restoration Manager for the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission (KIRC), will speak on the past, present and future of watershed restoration at Kaho‘olawe. He’ll focus on the Restoration Program’s achievements in planting, erosion control and the … [Read more...] about Talk on Kaho`olawe Restoration at Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center
The great thing about science is that it's wonderful at quantifying the havoc that climate change is wreaking on the planet. For instance, here are some stats about how climate change has already altered Hawaii (taken from this 2014 UH Manoa SeaGrant report Climate Change Impacts in Hawaii): • The rate of warming air temperature in Hawaii has quadrupled in the last 40 … [Read more...] about How climate change is affecting Kahoʻolawe restoration efforts
Kaho`olawe's rich culture and history is a symbol of resilience and a hope for the future of the Hawaiian Nation, according to the Kaho`olawe Island Reserve Commission. The island also provides an opportunity to rebuild a cultural heritage; as the only major island in the Pacific that has been archaeologically surveyed from coast to coast, KIRC's current inventory contains an … [Read more...] about New Kahoolawe Living Library offers new online public access to seldom seen Hawaiian island