[MauiTime first broke the story of the sale of Alexander & Baldwin’s old sugarcane lands in November 2018. Our ongoing Changing Maui: Mahi Pono series investigates the new owners of these massive land holdings and the changes they will bring to Maui. It is part of Changing Maui, a larger series on the changes facing Maui County.] It started with a conversation I had with … [Read more...] about Does Mahi Pono Want More? Company official says land ‘partnerships’ on other islands a possibility
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina (reported as one city) ranks as the number four cleanest city in the nation for year-round particle pollution, according to The American Lung Association’s State of the Air 2018 report. The Maui “city” was also ranked as one of the cleanest cities for short-term particle pollution. The ALA's report reveals that Hawaii continues to have some of the … [Read more...] about American Lung Association says Maui and Oahu have nation’s cleanest air
By Leslie and Charlie Lyon Archie Aukai Kalepa has been making the waters of Hawaii a safer place for over a decade. Along with Brian Keaulana and Terry Ahue, he developed a rescue technique incorporating jet skis equipped with rescue sleds. He became a local hero when he and his partner, Ken Delima, saved fifteen people and one dog during Hurricane Iniki. This helped to … [Read more...] about From the archives: Interview with Maui Lifeguard Archie Kalepa – May 12, 1998
A new report says overfishing is the primary cause of reef fish decline in the state, according to the largest study of its kind every published; the study, “Human-induced gradients of reef fish declines in the Hawaiian Archipelago viewed through the lens of traditional management boundaries,” was published in the peer-reviewed journal Aquatic Conservation. “The data was … [Read more...] about Hawaii researchers tie reef fish decline to overfishing
1. On Aug. 21, American Girl started selling a new doll that was representative of “a Hawaiian girl growing up on the island of Oahu in 1941.” The doll’s first name is Nanea, and it retails for $115. What is the doll’s last name? A. Yamauchi B. Santos C. Mendoza D. Mitchell E. Nawahi 2. The Aug. 22 Maui County Council agenda included a communication from the Maui Police … [Read more...] about QuizUnderstood: How much do you know about the new ‘Hawaiian’ American Girl Doll?