A sea of hae Hawai‘i rose over the fields of the War Memorial ballpark Saturday as an estimated 7,000 participants gathered in support of the kia‘i, or protectors of Maunakea. “We’re here because the Mauna has called,” said Kumu Luana Kawa‘a, welcoming the crowd. “This one thing has brought us together in lokahi and we mahalo for that… that we can come together and malama our … [Read more...] about Thousands on Maui Join Kapu Aloha Unity March
Maybe you’ve seen it on social media, on a car bumper, or stuck to some roadside guardrail, but wherever you saw it first, the words are everywhere this election season: huli. Huli means to turn or change, and who can blame citizens for wanting to flip course? Maui residents are facing monumental issues determining the future of our island, from high costs of living, to a … [Read more...] about Get Out and Vote! Our 2018 General Election Endorsement Guide
About a month after Americans honor the Fourth of July, a lesser-known historical day comes around that also celebrates independence. Called La Hoihoi Ea, or Sovereignty Restoration Day, and honored on Jul. 31, the holiday remembers a time before American occupation of Hawai‘i. In February of 1843, after complaints from British living in Honolulu, Lord George Paulet arrived … [Read more...] about La Hoihoi Ea: Talking story at Sovereignty Restoration Day
1. On June 23, Governor David Ige released a list of bills he intends to veto. Which of the following was NOT on the list (meaning it will become law)? A. SB 895–Relating to Criminal Trespass B. SB 1240–Relating to Aquatic Life C. SB 410–Relating to Collective Bargaining D. HB 523–Relating to Recycling E. HB 2–Relating to Agriculture 2. Also on June 23, a Second Circuit … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Do you know how many people showed up to see Oprah Winfrey at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center?
BEST HAWAIIAN ACTIVIST ke,eaumoku kapu In the Kaua’ula Valley above Lahaina, Jonah Ke’eaumoku Kapu and his family farm taro and care for the land pretty much as his family has done for many generations. As a Hawaiian with a strong understanding and commitment to his people’s rights and struggles, Kapu has no peer. His most public role right now is as leader of Kuleana … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2005: Best Hawaiian Activist on Maui: Ke’eaumoku Kapu