The other day, I was talking to an acquaintance who was born and raised on Maui and discovered that he had never been to Hana. I suspect that this is not as uncommon as it sounds. Living on Maui is a remarkable experience, but it can also be difficult. Going to work, which we must do to pay the rent, we drive by tourists on vacation experiencing the beauty and relaxation of … [Read more...] about How to Rent the Tentalows and go ‘Glamping’ at Camp Olowalu Maui
Eh brah, what’s with driving your moped on the shoulder? You nearly killed me the other day. If your bike isn’t fast enough to keep up with traffic, don’t ride it on the Pali. As for the rest of you in cars: If you can’t drive the Pali without crossing the white line, you’re either being lazy or driving too fast. Slow down! You’ll still get there. Illustration: Ron Pitts … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: You nearly killed me driving your moped on the shoulder!
The Maui County Department of Water Supply is asking all Westside residents to conserve water because of last night's storm, officials announced this morning. "The Lahaina Water Treatment Plant is not operating due to heavy rain," stated the county's news release. "As a result, the Maui County Department of Water Supply is asking all water consumers in Lahaina to immediately … [Read more...] about Storm causes flooding, water problems for Maui
So that was some fire we had on the Pali this weekend (at press time, it’s still only about 70 percent contained, according to today's Maui News). The cause remains under investigation, though fire officials have mentioned a downed power line was apparently involved. The threat of a wildfire on the Pali in the summer–when it’s covered with plenty of brown brush–is always a … [Read more...] about Will this weekend’s Pali fire lead to a new road to West Maui?