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What do billfish see? Part II

April 28, 2016 Other handy visual adaptations also help billfish to catch and eat food. For example, the area of best vision in both eyes overlaps just ahead of the fish, right in front of its bill and mouth. more »»

Baseball team raising money for trip to Kona

April 21, 2016 LAHAINA — The Lahaina Heat baseball team (age eight and under) started the Pony League season on April 2. more »»

Luna tennis teams look to gain experience at state tournament

April 21, 2016 LAHAINA — After finishing atop the Maui Interscholastic League West standings as the 2016 regular season concluded, the Lahainaluna High School boys and girls tennis teams were turned away in the... more »»

Maui Bicycling League to hold free family ride to Launch National Bike Month

April 21, 2016 KAHULUI — May is “National Bike Month.” As an early kick-off to this national event, Maui Bicycling League (MBL) will hold a family bike ride on the North Shore Greenway starting at 9 a.m. more »»

What do billfish see?

April 21, 2016 Have you ever wondered what marlin or other billfish see when cruising through the water attacking prey or a lure? Living in a clear water environment, vision is a key sense for marlin in detecting... more »»

‘Drills & Skills’ hoops clinic set

April 21, 2016 LAHAINA — Project Thrive is partnering with Westside Hoops to offer a free “Drills & Skills” basketball clinic for boys and girls ages 7-12 on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. more »»

Maui Prep student athletes earn college scholarships

April 14, 2016 NAPILI — The integrity of any rural community is inherently defined by the aspirations and accomplishments of its yout. more »»

Do blue marlin attack marine mammals?

April 14, 2016 A question was asked: have marlin or swordfish ever been known to attack marine mammals, such as seals or dolphins? There appears to be only one published scientific observation of interactions... more »»

Nine-hole golf tournament to benefit 2016 Visitor Industry Charity Walk

April 14, 2016 KAPALUA — Montage Kapalua Bay and Kapalua Golf will sponsor a nine-hole golf tournament to benefit the 2016 Visitor Industry Charity Walk on Saturday, May . more »»

Napili Canoe Club announces practice schedule

April 14, 2016 LAHAINA — Napili Canoe Club has started practices at Hanakao‘o Beach Park, but it’s not too late to come and join! Adult practices are held Monday and Wednesday at 8 a.m. or 5 p.m. more »»

About Boating Safely course set

April 14, 2016 KIHEI — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer an introductory two-day About Boating Safely (ABS) course. The course begins on Friday, April 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. (with 5:30 p.. more »»

Luna golf teams enjoy great community support

April 7, 2016 LAHAINA — On the one hand, it must be excruciatingly tough to coach a high school golf team, but then on the other, what could be more rewarding than to watch and mentor young teenagers as they grow... more »»

Start Me Up Too lands 661.5- pound marlin

April 7, 2016 LAHAINA — The Start Me Up Too joined the 600-pound marlin club, weighing a 661.5-pound blue by Brad Schafer. He was fishing with Capt. Randy Evans and deckman Jeremy Johnso. more »»

Scrappy Luna baseball team looking to win some games

March 31, 2016 LAHAINA — For going on 25 years, Manu Kenolio, Darren Opunui and Harry Flores have been among the grinders — the true grit of youth baseball here on the West Side. more »»

Maui County Junior Lifeguard Program slated in West Maui

March 31, 2016 WAILUKU — Maui County’s Junior Lifeguard Program will be accepting applications for each district, including West Maui. more »»

Why are New Zealand striped marlin much bigger than the ones caught in Hawaii?

March 31, 2016 Something that is on my fishing bucket list is to catch a large New Zealand striped marlin. I have caught quite a few Hawaiian striped marlin, both as a deckman and as an angler. more »»

State Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships set in Lahaina

March 31, 2016 LAHAINA — The State Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships will be held on Friday, April 1, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Lahaina Civic Center. more »»

Lady Luna water polo team firing on all cylinders in MIL play

March 24, 2016 LAHAINA — The Lahainaluna High School Red Tide continues to roll, as the Lady Luna water polo team shoots for a three-peat atop the Maui Interscholastic League standings. more »»

Genetic analysis helps separate species of billfish

March 24, 2016 The “Billfish of the World” poster released by marine artist Craig Smith with the collaboration of Dr. Julian Pepperell shows only eight billfish instead of the current number of 13. more »»

Maui Prep athletes make strides in swimming, paddling

March 17, 2016 NAPILI — The growth of Maui Preparatory Academy as a quality independent educational choice continues here on the West Side, as the athletic programs contribute to the overall experience of its... more »»



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