Pacific Whale Foundation hosted World Oceans Day June 8 with events in Kahului, Paia, Kihei, Ma‘alaea and Olowalu. Highlights of the annual event – designed to celebrate the ocean, its importance to our lives, and how each of us can protect it, no matter where we live – included beach clean ups at Kahului Harbor, Pa‘ia Bay, and Kamaole III; a free PacWhale Eco-Adventures cruise … [Read more...] about World Oceans Day Deemed a Success
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Just think: Hundreds of years ago, this fertile land grew kalo, niu, kukui, and mai‘a, brought over on canoes by Polynesian voyagers as they settled the Pacific. Even domesticated animals were brought along for the voyage. The Polynesians were isolated on these far-flung islands, but they brought the elements for societal success with them and improvised with what they found. … [Read more...] about Maui Restaurant Issue: How canoe crops and cultural heritage shape Maui’s food scene
The Huliau Food & Film Festival will be at Sugar Beach Events on Saturday, July 28th. Maui Huliau Foundation’s 6th annual farm-to-table benefit is a celebration of food and a film festival. The evening will feature a food-themed student film contest, 10 chef stations, and a cash bar of locally-produced cocktails, beers, and wines including Ocean Vodka, Maui Brewing Co., … [Read more...] about Huliau Food & Film Festival at Sugar Beach Events
Well, it’s Hemp History Week. That means it’s the time of year to list some facts that bear repeating, without sounding like a freshman who just discovered weed isn’t everything they told us in health class. Here are the basics: -The earliest known woven fabric was made from hemp, which began to be cultivated around 8,000-7,000 B.C. -The first cannabis law in America was … [Read more...] about What’s hempening? Hemp History Week, Maui style
The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas is celebrating its first birthday April 16 with an evening of food, drinks and live entertainment. The public is invited to enjoy dishes featuring farm-fresh ingredients from Kula Produce, Maui Prime Seafood and Makaweli Ranch. Libations will include Maui Brewing Co., Kohola Brewery, Ocean Vodka and more. As part of the celebration, General … [Read more...] about Westin Nanea Ocean Villas celebrating first anniversary