1. About 5,000 people took part in the 2017 Women’s March on Maui. According to the Jan. 21 Maui News, about how many people were at the 2018 Women’s March on Maui, which took place on Jan. 20? A. 5,000 B. 4,500 C. 4,000 D. 3,500 E. 3,000 2. On Jan. 19, Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa signed a sand mining moratorium bill. The Maui County Council had passed it on Jan. 5, … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about the 2018 Women’s March on Maui?
Women's March on Maui
On Jan. 22, 2017, millions of people all over the world marched in the largest demonstration in American history. In over 500 cities in the U.S. and another hundred around the world, people gathered in protest and solidarity the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. And it all started here on Maui. The spark of the march came from Hana resident Teresa Shook, … [Read more...] about The Women’s March on Maui was a great success. Now what do we do?
At the Women’s March on Maui on Saturday, Jan. 21, Paige Alms was moving through the crowd of thousands gathered to speak up for women’s rights and equality and against the authoritarianism of Donald Trump when she saw herself. It was a large photo of her surfing Jaws, posted on a sign with the words “Action is Power.” Alms went up to the woman holding the sign and asked if she … [Read more...] about The Wave She Rode: Hanging out with Maui big wave surfing champion Paige Alms
At around 8am this morning, an organizer told the crowd assembled on the University of Hawaii Maui College lawn that an estimated 1,500 to 2,000 people had shown up for the Womens' March, one of hundreds that went off around the country today in response to Donald Trump becoming president of the United States. "Show me what democracy looks like!" an organizer would shout at … [Read more...] about UPDATED Photos of Womens’ March on Maui [VID]
Maui residents feeling politically helpless can have their voices heard by participating in the Women's March on Maui. The peaceful demonstration will coincide with the national Women's March on Washington on Saturday, Jan. 21–one day after the official United States Presidential Inauguration. And if peacefully protesting is not enough, the public is invited to join Renee De … [Read more...] about Make your voice heard at the Women’s March on Maui