Community opinion about the future of West Maui is being sought by the County of Maui Department of Planning. The department will host a series of community design workshops from Feb. 4 to 7, where the public can provide input on how West Maui should plan for preservation and change over the next 20 years. Each of the four workshops will focus on a different community subarea … [Read more...] about Community Design Workshops for West Maui Community Plan
Editor's note: Maui County Environmental Coordinator Rob Parsons, a longtime contributor to MauiTime, felt that our recent cover story on anti-seawall activists in Olowalu left out others who helped stop the road project. Here are his thoughts: I was glad to see MauiTime featured the story on how activists helped the DOT rethink a project for a 900-foot rock revetment just … [Read more...] about Maui County Environmental Coordinator responds to recent MauiTime story on Olowalu seawall demonstrations
Surfrider Maui and Malama Maui Nui kokua Ukumehame Beach Park this Saturday, Nov. 21 and everyone's welcome. Join the monthly beach cleanup effort and keep our island’s precious resource beautiful. Volunteers will be treated to lunch by Spanky's. Be sure to bring a reusable water bottle because you will get thirsty. 9am-12pm. Ukumehame Beach State Park, … [Read more...] about Ukumehame Beach Park Cleanup
As I was enjoying one of my last days on Maui at Ukumehame Beach with my children, someone stole my camera bag with my camera, camcorder and three weeks of pictures. I understand that somebody couldn’t afford their own camera, so they went after mine. But my children and I are devastated and heartbroken over the loss of all of our pictures. I know the camera and camcorder can … [Read more...] about Eh Camera Thief at Ukumehame!
I was out surfing at Ukumehame (Thousand Peaks), enjoying a quiet and peaceful morning riding waves. That is, until I heard an annoying buzzing coming from your low flying helicopter drone filming us surfers. It was downright creepy. Whether it was for commercial gain, or just to get some shots of your friends, it felt like an act of voyeurism. Cameras mounted on surf and stand … [Read more...] about Eh Thousand Peaks Drone Operator!