Mayor: “No such thing as sacred rocks.”

Quoted from Maui News article 2/19/17: "Mayor Alan Arakawa is coming under fire from social media and elsewhere for saying in a televised “Hawaii News Now Sunrise” interview Friday that “there’s no such thing as sacred rocks.” In discussing Maui County’s removal of...

Petition to stop sand mining

From Maui Now article: http://mauinow.com/2017/05/03/video-rally-against-sand-mining-of-maui-dunes/ Mining of sand dunes containing Native Hawaiian burial sites is still happening in Central Maui, despite protests.

Perennial Greens Workshop

One of the best things I did last year was treat myself to a class on perennial edible greens. The class was given by Jenn Evans at the Haiku `Aina Permaculture Initiative (HAPI) in Haiku. Jenn did a superb job of introducing us to seven plants, their cultivation and...

‘Auku ‘u

A very still night here in Pukalani, with no breeze, and little sound, was just livened up by the sharp cry of an approaching `auku`u, a black-crowned night heron. It cried out once as it approached, again when just about overhead, and once more as it trailed off. The...
Reinhabit Maui!

Reinhabit Maui!

  Reinhabit or Re-inhabit. Verb. 1. To become rooted in a place by getting to know it deeply, especially via first-hand experience.  2. To heal or restore a place that has been disturbed or overexploited.  3. To bring culture into sustainable alignment with local...
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