Not long after taking my seat in the Maui Arts and Cultural Center's Castle Theater a little while before the start of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's April 20 Town Hall meeting, I noticed a couple guys standing against the far wall. They wore civilian clothes, but something about the way they were standing just screamed cop to me. Though there were still some seats available on the … [Read more...] about Was Rep. Tulsi Gabbard afraid of her constituents at her Maui Town Hall meeting?
From the second we are born, sand starts sifting through the hourglass as a fragile reminder of how short our physical life on earth is. Being at the right place at the right time takes more than luck. It requires seeing the connection within, recognizing opportunities, and utilizing the strength to achieve one’s goals through timing. Pete Cabrinha was born in 1961 … [Read more...] about Interview with Maui Surfer Pete Cabrinha – July 7, 1998
Lured in by a cover of a Beach Boy’s album, Buzzy Kerbox was introduced to the life of surfing at an early age. Born far away from his favorite backdoor barrel in a city called Indianapolis, his family made the move to Hawaii when he was 10. From then on, surfing became a major part of his life. Three years after catching his first wave in the Kailua shorebreak, … [Read more...] about Interview with Maui Surfer Buzzy Kerbox – April 14, 1998
The Moepono family has lived on the North Shore of Oahu since the 1800s. Alika’s father is pure Hawaiian and his mother, who's from Maui, is German and Irish. He has five brothers and two sisters. Being born and raised on Oahu’s North Shore, all the brothers got into surfing at a young age. Fishing has been a way of life for the Moepono family for generations. They are … [Read more...] about Interview with Maui Surfer Alika Moepono – January 20, 1998