Tad Bartimus

Tad Bartimus, Civil Beat’s Maui columnist, is an award-winning journalist and author and founder of the Journalism and Women Symposium. She lives in Hana.

Tad Bartimus: A Piece of Maui History Gets A Million-Dollar Makeover Tad Bartimus/Civil Beat

Tad Bartimus: A Piece of Maui History Gets A Million-Dollar Makeover

Along a remote stretch of the Piilani Highway, a small town comes together to restore a schoolhouse and teacher’s cottage.

Tad Bartimus: From Beach Trash To Bikinis Courtesy of Manakai Swimwear

Tad Bartimus: From Beach Trash To Bikinis

Two Maui women are finding success with a company that turns recycled plastic junk into swimwear.

Tad Bartimus: Woman Who Started March On DC Is A Real Trailblazer Courtesy of Teresa Shook

Tad Bartimus: Woman Who Started March On DC Is A Real Trailblazer

The tenacity that pulled her through breast cancer and near-blindness led a Maui woman to issue a call to action heard around the world.

Tad Bartimus: How A Maui Woman Launched A Global Movement Tad Bartimus/Civil Beat

Tad Bartimus: How A Maui Woman Launched A Global Movement

They call her “The Firestarter.” From a keyboard in Hana, Teresa Shook ignited the upcoming Women’s March On Washington.