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Virtual event connects Maui youth with careers in conservation

On May 19, Maui Huliau Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting environmental literacy and leadership among Maui’s youth, will host a virtual “Careers in Conservation” event for Maui students interested in pursuing environmental careers. The event will feature more ...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound impacts on the mental health of people of all ages, and now more than ever, it is critical to reduce the stigma around mental health struggles that may prevent individuals from seeking help. In November 2020, the Centers for Disease Control ...

It’s all about coffee! From seed to cup

LAHAINA — Coffee, a daily lift and support to many, especially during the COVID-19 lockdown, has roots on the West Side. James “Kimo” Falconer, a fifth generation Lahaina resident, grower of 100% Maui Origin Coffee and president of MauiGrown Coffee Incorporated, offers a unique ...

Dr. Norm Estin: Get vaccinated, so life can return to normal

#HIGotVaccinated! is the battle cry of the newly immunized in Hawaii. Dr. Norm Estin of Doctors On Call is lead crusader battling against the global pandemic in our corner of the planet using vaccination strategy as his sword. “I’ve been working with the Hawaii ...

Taverna Restaurant announces John Hearns to management team

KAPALUA — Taverna Restaurant, home of Urban Drinks + Italian Eats, last week announced the appointment of John Hearns as managing director/general manager for the newly reopened restaurant. He will round out the management team to spearhead new initiatives and business operations. ...

Marine operators hold large-Scale reef cleanup on Earth Day

LAHAINA — To celebrate Earth Day on April 22, Trilogy Excursions organized a large-scale reef cleanup, inviting a handful of marine operators and volunteers to join together to make a difference. Fellow marine operators included Extended Horizons, Hawaiian Paddle Sports, Pacific ...

Draft EIS published for Kahana Bay Erosion Mitigation project

KAHANA — Under siege for decades, Kahana Bay has been confronted with the extreme consequences of sea level rise, adverse weather phenomena, seaside development and coastal armoring, resulting in the near-terminal loss of a most vital lifeline to the overall health of this delicate marine ...