Pono is alive! My husband and I, who live full time on the Westside, were relaxing at Airport Beach last week. The next morning, a police officer came walking up our driveway towards my husband. The officer asked him his name, and then if he was missing any electronic devices. We didn’t know, but he then asked if owned a Kindle. Turns out that an honest couple found my … [Read more...] about Eh, nice Maui police officer who keeps Pono alive!
To the newbie spear-fisherman at the Westside beach: Wow, you had a big new shiny gun but the fish that was dangling from it was quite manini! A snapper you say? Review your fishing regs, friend–even though you went “way out,” that was no snapper you caught. It was what we call a “kumu” and is not a snapper of any kind. The whiskers might have clued you in if you’d checked the … [Read more...] about Eh Newbie Spear Fisherman!
Lahaina’s rich historical and cultural heritage is well known to just about everyone on Maui–resident and tourist alike. A great deal of the credit for that goes to the non-profit Lahaina Restoration Foundation (LRF), which oversees 11 historic structures in town including the Baldwin House, the old Lahaina Prison and the Wo Hing Museum. Sure, the LRF’s old Carthaginian II, a … [Read more...] about Lahaina Restoration Foundation Provides Free Historical Tours For Westside Teachers
Best Farmers Market Honokowai Much like its lush surroundings, Honokowai Farmers Market offers an array of fresh fruit and veggies, raw foods and handmade crafts. Located on Maui’s Westside, the Honokowai market is the island’s longest running farmers market. They’re also coming back to claim another Best Of Maui title–their second year in a row. 3636 L. Honoapi‘ilani Hwy, … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2013: Best Farmer’s Market on Maui: Honokowai
This weekend, if the weather forces you to spend more time indoors than you originally planned, you might want to consider perusing Olowalu Town LLC's new and massive environmental impact statement. It's all online, in its thousand-plus page glory. The weight of the EIS is fitting such a project, which as this excerpt from the EIS intro points out, will change the Westside in … [Read more...] about Proposed Olowalu Town Environmental Impact Statement Now Online