At some point today my bedroom, which now functions as an office, school, and meeting room, will be turned into a wild playground. While trying to write these words, my three school-aged children will pile in out of routine boredom, looking for something to do after making their daily rounds through the house. When this ruckus happens, as is inevitable after weeks stuck at … [Read more...] about Parenting in the Time of COVID: How the pandemic presents challenges and opportunities for Maui’s mothers
If your limbs long for Baldwin Beach just before sunset, you may glimpse a secondary wonder on your way to the sand. Before the sun clocks out on Wednesdays, a group of acrobatic yogis frolic with gravity, forming mid-air poses in the grass while palm tree shadows lengthen over them. Amidst the cluster of humans, Chris Taylor, an AcroYoga instructor, leads beginners … [Read more...] about Flow With AcroYoga
Eric Gilliom is returning to the theater. On the surface, it doesn’t sound like a big deal, as Gilliom’s been performing on stage, playing alongside the likes of Willie K, Mick Fleetwood, and the Island Rumors Band, for over a decade. However, his new project, called White Hawaiian, is not strictly a musical performance. For the first time in 15 years, Gilliom is making an … [Read more...] about White Hawaiian: Eric Gilliom talks about his career, from his earliest influences to stage highlights with some of Maui’s biggest stars, and how it’s all led to his new one-man show
It’s tempting to say we won the war. My feet are resting on a mulch-covered, old Central Maui sugarcane field in the process of conversion from barren, chemical-pumped dirt to nutrient-rich community farmland. I’m listening to presentations about the opportunities of hemp, and the speakers make the case for victory all the more seductive. Doug Fine, a best-selling author and … [Read more...] about Hemp Revolution: Growers across the state are ready. What’s holding them back?
Maui’s bar scene is as rich and diverse as our community. We have neighborhood bars, swanky speakeasies, cultivated resort cocktail lounges, and local taprooms. The libations come in all flavors, shapes, and sizes, as do the people creating and drinking them. MauiTime talked with bartenders, beverage managers, and mixologists around the island to give you a glimpse behind their … [Read more...] about 2019 MauiTime Bar Guide: All the Happy Hours on Maui!