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?
The Maui Cannabis Conference returns to the Royal Lahaina Resort this weekend for a weekend of cannabis-related education, entertainment, and networking. The goal of the two-day event is to build awareness and bridge education for the various health and economical benefits of cannabis for legal medical use, and industrial hemp. The conference will be a gathering of cannabis … [Read more...] about Spark Up Your Cannabis Knowledge: The second annual Maui Cannabis Conference brings cannabis education to the masses
Yoga means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. From health and wellness to athletic conditioning, mindfulness, breathwork, and flexibility of the body and mind, people practice it for lots of reasons. Maui is an island with a lot of yoga, with an array of talented instructors and studios in pretty much every town that feature many different flavors and … [Read more...] about ‘There’s Something for Everyone’ – Local yogis to share practice and space at third annual Maui Yoga Festival
A dozen or so years ago, it was rumored that pakalolo-seeking tourists on Front Street were being sold bags of oregano. Meanwhile, locals knew how to get the stickiest bud–usually from a friend of a friend in Paia. Although Operation Green Harvest was winding down, the whir of any helicopter blades flying overhead would instill fear and secrecy in the island’s best … [Read more...] about How the Maui Cannabis Conference bridges education with entrepreneurship