Lately, there’s been a great deal of buzz about the health of Maui’s coral reefs. While not a new topic–the reefs have been threatened for many years–there are nonprofits, watersheds, scientists and marine biologists, Maui County officials and state departments like the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Aquatic Resources working to sustain the reefs. The … [Read more...] about Maui’s reefs face many threats–here’s how you can help
This Saturday, Dec. 26, you can spend an evening with marine life artist Wyland at his Wyland Galleries Lahaina. A trailblazer blending his passion for art and conservation, Wyland has become renowned for both. His art spans various mediums, including murals, sculpture and photography. 6-10pm. Wyland Galleries Lahaina (711 Front St., Lahaina); 808-667-2285, … [Read more...] about An evening with Wyland at Wyland Galleries Lahaina
Looks like it's no longer full steam ahead for the U.S. Navy when it comes to its military exercises in the Pacific, the nonprofit environmental law organization Earthjustice announced yesterday. In an historic federal court settlement, the Navy has agreed to limit its use mid-frequency sonar and explosive underwater demolitions during its military training exercises off Hawaii … [Read more...] about U.S. Navy agrees to limit underwater training in Hawaii, California waters to protect whales, dolphins
Eh concierge! With all the wonderful things to do on Maui, did you really have to tell visitors where the sea turtles haul-up? Is nothing sacred? Sure, you'll get better tips, but at what cost? The sea turtles have it hard enough. They are not here solely for our entertainment. They're trying to rest. And if you must direct someone there, please emphasize that it’s not okay to … [Read more...] about Eh Concierge! Think of the turtles, brah!
The ubiquitous plate lunch has found a home in large polystyrene (known commercially as Styrofoam) containers since the dawn of time (or perhaps a bit later). But for those of you who largely subsist on large quantities of chicken katsu and loco moco, be warned that we may be living in the final days of the Great Styrofoam Era on Maui. On Monday, July 28, the Maui … [Read more...] about County Of Maui Thinking About Banning Styrofoam Containers