Early on a Thursday morning, while half-awake Maui residents bustle off to work and school, a group gathers in a circle at Kenolio Beach in Kihei across from the old Suda Store. The group of about 50 is an equal mix of Maui natives, longtime resident transplants and visitors joined together to mele oli, or chant. The mele oli calls us to rise up, focus our energy and seek … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about a Paddle out with Kihei Canoe Club
Hello young lovers–the ones who “were walking” the black and white dog on Sugar Beach the other morning. Perhaps, if you had actually been holding the dog’s leash, you would have noticed the deposit she left for those following you. Of course, even if you had your dog under control, you weren’t carrying a bag or anything, so it’s not like you would have done anything about it. … [Read more...] about Eh Pooping Dog Owners!
The date Dec. 7 is one of those historical touchstones that instantly spurs a rush of memories and emotions for most Americans. But the date also recalls a dark event in Maui history. This year, Dec. 7 marks the 70th anniversary of one of the worst air tragedies in the island’s history. It happened in 1943, at the height of World War II. Two U.S. Navy Dauntless dive bombers … [Read more...] about On The 70th Anniversary Of One Of The Worst Air Disasters In Island History, We Look Back On Life On Maui During World War II
We've seen it from afar, a tiny speck of old war history peacefully anchored off Sugar Beach, but now LCM 8540 has beached herself. She broke anchor and came ashore last night, an officer with the Department of Land and Natural Resources standing at the scene told me, but could provide few other details. Her owner, who lives on the Mainland, has been notified of the grounding, … [Read more...] about Old Amphibious Landing Craft Runs Aground At Sugar Beach On Maui