The Story of Hawai‘i Museum at the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center is getting some big publicity this month. On Thursday, May 17, the Travel Channel show Mysteries at the Museum will air a segment on the museum’s steel guitar exhibit (which we wrote about in this April 4, 2018 story). “I’m part of the narration in this segment,” museum owner Bryant Neal told me. “It features the … [Read more...] about Maui’s Story of Hawai`i Museum getting Travel Channel exposure in May
World War II
You can see the exhibit "Internment: Stories from Maui" at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center through Friday, Feb. 23. In early 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, authorizing the internment of Japanese Americans. Approximately 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry were interned during the war. The exhibit will feature personal stories, … [Read more...] about Internment: Stories from Maui exhibit at Nisei Veterans Memorial Center
By the Editors at Andrews McMeel THE THREATENED AMERICAN WORKER A local chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees in Battle Creek, Michigan, is butting heads with Western Michigan University this summer after the school brought in a goat crew to clean up an overgrown woodlot on campus, leaving union workers without jobs. The AFSCME’s … [Read more...] about NOTW: Non-union goats, Rally Granny and a naked Walmart shopper
It’s hard to believe sometimes that we’ve been around for two decades. Sure, we’ve changed a lot in that time (what hasn’t?). But in that time, we’ve brought you a lot of stories–some good, others not so much, but all with the goal of publishing interesting, readable and honest stories about what’s really going on in Maui County. That commitment remains the same today as it was … [Read more...] about MauiTime celebrates 20 years of independent journalism
1. On Apr. 21, maritime archaeologist Dr. Hans Van Tilburg spoke at the Maui Ocean Center about World War II wrecks (aircraft, ships, tanks, etc.) lying off the Hawaiian Islands. According to Van Tilburg, about how many such wrecks are in Hawaii waters? A. 120 B. 520 C. 1,120 D. 1,620 E. 2,120 2. According to an April 21 Pacific Business News story on a recent WalletHub … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about World War II wrecks in Hawaiian waters?