It was my landlord who first told me that Farmacy Health Bar was serving up Maui venison burgers. I told her that I thought it was pretty cool, and bold considering the restaurant is a huge favorite with vegans and vegetarians. She agreed, and confirmed that there’s currently a significant vegan activist backlash against it. To find out more–and try one of the burgers–I went … [Read more...] about Farmacy Health Bar stirs up controversy by adding sustainable Maui Nui Venison to the menu
Before the holidays, I was passing by the memorial above Pukalani and noticed that the five poinsettias had blown over in the heavy weather we had. I stopped and picked them up. They hadn’t gotten any of that rain because they were sideways so in the next days I watered them too. After Christmas, I saw that one was on its side so I stopped to pick that up on my way home. I’m … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: Show some respect to the beautiful poinsettias!
Eh brah, what were you thinking when you spray-painted our fence?! You really went to town on ours, and several others in Makawao and Pukalani. Graffiti is one thing, but a really large penis? Who does that? Clearly, you have issues that you might not want to talk about, but you’re ruining fences, beautiful rock walls and cars. You better stop now, because if we catch you, a … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: What were you thinking when you spray-painted our fence?
As a third generation upcountry resident and former head of the non-profit organization Maui Economic Opportunity (MEO), Maui county councilmember Gladys Baisa has always been passionate about her community. After serving 10 years in the Pukalani-Kula-Ulupalakua area residency seat and as current chair of the Water Resources Committee, Baisa plans to retire at the end of this … [Read more...] about Talking story with outgoing Maui County Councilmember Gladys Baisa
"Restoration of Family Ties" will take place on Thursday, Aug. 11 at the Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center. Presented by Friends of Haleakala National Park, the event includes a slideshow by Val Monson of historical and contemporary photos of Ka Ohana O Kalaupapa. Guests will learn more about their descendants and ancestors that lived in Kalaupapa on Molokai. Free. 7pm. … [Read more...] about ‘Restoration of Family Ties’ at Hannibal Tavares Community Center in Pukalani