My wife and I have been traveling to Maui for several decades, enjoying the swimming and snorkeling all over the west and north coast. We live in San Diego. We typically stay in Wailea. Yesterday was our first trip to Honolua Bay. We were quite frankly distraught by what we saw. We have noticed that the coral has not looked as healthy since the boats started bringing over … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! What are you doing about the reef?
Earth Day marks a special day to give back to our home planet, and this year even companies are getting into the spirit. This April, the Fairmont Kea Lani sponsored and participated in a community reef clean-up as well as donated $1,000 to the Coral Reef Alliance. The community reef clean-up took place on April 7 through the efforts of more than 50 Maui residents and visitors, … [Read more...] about Fairmont Kea Lani Helps Clean Up Coral Reef
NEW FREE, CONFIDENTIAL MED. MARIJUANA NETWORK The use of cannabis for strictly medical reasons is legal in the State of Hawaii since 2005, but good luck to patients out here who want it. As far as law enforcement is concerned, drugs are drugs. Brian Murphy, the director of Patients Without Time, a Maui-based medical marijuana co-op, found this out the hard way. In November … [Read more...] about New Network For Medical Marijuana Patients and Rich Guys Call Larry Ellison For Help While Artificial Reefs Attack Real Coral Reefs
Pauline Fiene calls them micro-atolls. They’re tiny rings of coral just a couple feet in diameter that grow right up to the shore. During low tide, they pierce the surface like their giant cousins in the western Pacific. She’s found them just a few yards offshore at Olowalu, and nowhere else in Hawaii. “People probably think there’s coral all around Maui, but really, there are … [Read more...] about Maui Biologist Pauline Fiene Says The Proposed Olowalu Town Project Endangers Some Of The Most Unique Coral Reefs In Hawaii