Illustration by Ron Pitts Eh brah! I GET WHY you and your colorful bicycle buddies enjoy cruising our rural, quiet, and peaceful Upcountry road. I got no beef with that... WHAT I DON’T GET is how completely OBLIVIOUS you can be about how voices carry up here! Especially when you’re cluelessly YAKKING away to your pal who’s riding about 30 feet away from you!! Kind of ironic, … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Shush!
If the record-setting temperatures haven’t clued you in, summer is right around the corner, and on Maui that’s gold: from days out in the golden sunshine and sand, to indulging in golden-ripe mangoes, liliko‘i, and papayas. But, like the golden days of summer fade into fall, so fall the mangoes. One day you’re maneuvering a 10-foot pole to get all that ripe goodness and giving … [Read more...] about Common Ground Collective Starts Foster Farming Project
Upcountry residents will be pleased to hear that the Pukalani pool will reopen June 1, according to the County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation. The pool had been scheduled to reopen Wednesday, May 1, but an unavoidable delay in the delivery of renovation materials for the pool postponed the reopening. The Upcountry pool has been closed during renovations that … [Read more...] about Upcountry Pool Re-Opening Delayed, Scheduled Just in Time for Summer
Hey, all you noise loving bikers. Give us a break Upcountry already. You guys zoom through here like it's some kind of race track. The apartments next to the post office house more than 100 retired senior citizens. Some of us have health problems. Most of us take naps. All of us need our sleep at night. The speed limit is 20 MPH, but you guys mostly do 40 to 60. Show some … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! This is not a race track!
Driving up the mountain from town early Saturday, the air thinned and cooled as we snaked up the highway. Up above Pukalani, behind the Kulamalu Town Center near Longs, the scene was already pretty crowded for 8am on a Saturday morning. We braved the early morning alarm and the crowd of motivated customers after hearing wonderful tales about the abundance of diverse vendors … [Read more...] about Upcountry Farmer’s Market: A choose-your-own adventure through Maui’s food and farming community