Tune in to 91.7 FM on any given day on Maui, and you might catch some vintage rock, jazz, or blues riffs, or maybe some electronica, Celtic, reggae, or heavy metal, or it might be Hawaiian, soul, or even polka. On Mana‘o Radio, volunteer DJs with names like Reverend Jules and Pistol Pete spin eclectic music seldom heard on commercial radio, on shows with names like “The Cosmic … [Read more...] about Carnivale! Celebrate eclectic, listener-supported radio at Mana‘o Radio’s 17th anniversary party
A New Wave of ‘Āina Warriors A few years ago, I was approached by the HK West Maui Community Fund to help document shoreline access points in West Maui. The website Westmauibeachaccess.org was created with the information gathered. It lists West Maui’s shoreline access points, maps, and photographs. The website also includes links to the cases, statutes, and ordinances that … [Read more...] about Access Denied: ‘Āina warriors fight for the shoreline
This story shouldn’t exist. I shouldn’t have to write it, and you certainly shouldn’t need to read it. But if you believe in democracy and open, honest government, then nothing about the political state of affairs in this country, state or county is even close to optimal. Which is why I’m writing this story, which you should most definitely read. There’s a war going on here in … [Read more...] about Will the public lose in the war between Hawaii’s Office of Information Practices and the Civil Beat Law Center?