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This Unique Maui School Encourages ‘Wild Ideas’ Through The Arts Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Unique Maui School Encourages ‘Wild Ideas’ Through The Arts

Founders of Pomaikai Elementary School believe their popular arts-focused learning program can serve as a model for other Hawaii schools.

Will Lawmakers Help These Low-Income Tenants Stay In Their Lahaina Homes? Anna Barbeau

Will Lawmakers Help These Low-Income Tenants Stay In Their Lahaina Homes?

More than 250 tenants of a subsidized Maui apartment complex fear eviction amid the owner’s plans to raise rents to market rates.

Hawaiian Sovereignty Protest Gets Hana Student Suspended Contributed by Jesiah Malaikini

Hawaiian Sovereignty Protest Gets Hana Student Suspended

A high school student was disciplined for rearranging the school flagpole to fly the Hawaiian flag above the U.S. flag.

Hokulea’s Voyage To Hana Is A Homecoming For Young Captain Justyn Ay Chong/Polynesian Voyaging Society / ʻŌiwi TV

Hokulea’s Voyage To Hana Is A Homecoming For Young Captain

Hana native Nakua Konohia-Lind, 24, the youngest captain of the storied voyaging vessel, manned the helm as it sailed in to East Maui.

Maui Mayor In Political Hot Water Over Money To Nonprofits Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Maui Mayor In Political Hot Water Over Money To Nonprofits

The state’s campaign finance watchdog says Mayor Alan Arakawa gave thousands of dollars to nonprofits in violation of state law.

Honolulu Rail Deal Fallout: Neighbor Islands Want A More Open Legislature Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Rail Deal Fallout: Neighbor Islands Want A More Open Legislature

County councils say state lawmakers should follow open meeting laws, even though they’re not legally required to.

Tad Bartimus: Can Rat Contraception Be A Weapon In War On Lungworm? Tad Bartimus/Civil Beat

Tad Bartimus: Can Rat Contraception Be A Weapon In War On Lungworm?

The rodent population on a Hana school campus was recently assessed by representatives of a company that produces the liquid contraceptive.

Tad Bartimus: Maui Grads Bring Passion To Problem Solving Courtesy of Dwight Baldwin

Tad Bartimus: Maui Grads Bring Passion To Problem Solving

Four UH Maui College graduates hope to find sustainable solutions for preserving Maui’s environment and culture.

Tad Bartimus: Hana’s Do-It-Yourself Battle Against Rat Lungworm Tad Bartimus/Civil Beat

Tad Bartimus: Hana’s Do-It-Yourself Battle Against Rat Lungworm

Hana’s public school is closing its agricultural fields, trimming back jungle around the campus and launching an education campaign to control the spread of the parasite.

Tad Bartimus: The Road To Hana Is Sometimes Paved With Bad Intentions Courtesy: Maui County

Tad Bartimus: The Road To Hana Is Sometimes Paved With Bad Intentions

Some vehicles left behind by motorists with car trouble are vandalized. To make matters worse, emergency call boxes frequently don’t work.

Tad Bartimus: Maui, Me and Bobby McGee Tony Novak-Clifford

Tad Bartimus: Maui, Me and Bobby McGee

Eighty-year-old singer and actor Kris Kristofferson and his wife have been a big part of small-town Hana for more than 20 years.

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.

May 2018

Tuesday, May 29

This Unique Maui School Encourages ‘Wild Ideas’ Through The Arts

April 2018

Tuesday, April 3

Will Lawmakers Help These Low-Income Tenants Stay In Their Lahaina Homes?

March 2018

Thursday, March 22

Hawaiian Sovereignty Protest Gets Hana Student Suspended

November 2017

Friday, November 17

Hokulea’s Voyage To Hana Is A Homecoming For Young Captain

October 2017

Monday, October 16

Maui Mayor In Political Hot Water Over Money To Nonprofits

Monday, October 9

Honolulu Rail Deal Fallout: Neighbor Islands Want A More Open Legislature

July 2017

Wednesday, July 12

Tad Bartimus: Can Rat Contraception Be A Weapon In War On Lungworm?

May 2017

Wednesday, May 17

Tad Bartimus: Maui Grads Bring Passion To Problem Solving

April 2017

Monday, April 24

Tad Bartimus: Hana’s Do-It-Yourself Battle Against Rat Lungworm

March 2017

Thursday, March 23

Tad Bartimus: The Road To Hana Is Sometimes Paved With Bad Intentions

Friday, March 3

Tad Bartimus: Maui, Me and Bobby McGee

January 2017

Wednesday, January 11

Tad Bartimus: How A Maui Woman Launched A Global Movement

July 2016

Friday, July 8

Lawmakers May Call Special Session To Aid Maui Hospital Workers

June 2016

Tuesday, June 7

Surviving Twin Charged With Murder

Sunday, June 5

Tom Yamachika: What Will We Do Next for Maui Hospital Workers?

May 2016

Wednesday, May 11

Maui’s Decision On Lifeguard Pay Raises May Scuttle A Statewide Deal

March 2016

Wednesday, March 16

Why The Big Island Is So Unhealthy

October 2015

Tuesday, October 13

Study: Large Cane Burns Linked to Acute Respiratory Distress

September 2015

Friday, September 4

Maui Gives State Utility Regulators an Earful on NextEra Deal

Tuesday, September 1

Maui County Hires Firm to Study Utility Options

August 2015

Monday, August 17

Maui County Plans to Post List of Lobbyists Online

Wednesday, August 5

Maui Group Raises $25,000 for Legal Fees to Stop Cane Burning

June 2015

Tuesday, June 30

Federal Judge Strikes Down Maui County’s GMO Moratorium

Monday, June 15

Federal Judge Plans to Rule on Maui GMO Moratorium By End of June

Wednesday, June 10

Why Are Sharks Attacking More People Than Ever in Hawaii?

March 2015

Wednesday, March 25

Maui County Is the Healthiest in Hawaii

Thursday, March 19

Maui GMO Farming Moratorium Won’t Be Enforced Until At Least June

Tuesday, March 10

Voter-Approved Maui County GMO Moratorium May Be Further Delayed

Monday, March 9

Sugar Cane: Another Season of Smoke Looms Over Maui

January 2015

Friday, January 30

Maui County Isn’t Sticking Up For Its GMO Farming Moratorium

December 2014

Thursday, December 18

Should Maui County Relax Its Affordable Housing Requirements?

Tuesday, December 16

SHAKA Movement Seeks Dismissal of Suit Against Maui GMO Farming Ban

November 2014

Saturday, November 22

Two Groups Seek To Defend Maui County’s GMO Farming Ban

Monday, November 17

Maui County Agrees Not to Enforce GMO Moratorium Until March

Friday, November 14

Judge Puts Brakes on Maui GMO Law

Thursday, November 13

Monsanto, Agrigenetics Sue to Invalidate Maui County GMO Farming Ban

Wednesday, November 12

Monsanto, Maui County Sued Over GMO Farming Moratorium

Thursday, November 6

If All of Molokai Had Voted, the Maui County GMO Ban Could Have Failed

Majority of Voters on Molokai, Lanai Opposed Maui County GMO Ban

Wednesday, November 5

Monsanto and Dow to Challenge Maui County GMO Farming Ban

Tuesday, November 4

1,000 Votes: Maui GMO Farming Ban Squeaks By

October 2014

Thursday, October 30

Possible Vote Buying in Campaign for Maui GMO Initiative?

Tuesday, October 28

Nearly $8 Million Raised to Defeat Maui GMO Ballot Initiative

May 2014

Tuesday, May 13

Maui Anti-GMO Group Is Paying Petition Signature Gatherers $5 Per Name

February 2014

Tuesday, February 25

Maui Residents Want to Let Voters Decide on GMO Ban

January 2014

Wednesday, January 22

Plans for Oahu-Maui Grid Connection Raise Questions About Lanai

December 2013

Friday, December 6

Maui May Become Hawaii’s Next Battlefield Over GMOs and Pesticides

April 2012

Friday, April 27

Civil Beat Poll – Hawaii Wants Undersea Cable

April 2011

Tuesday, April 26

Maui Police Department Signs Onto Facebook, Twitter

Friday, April 15

Journalist Alleges Assault by Maui Police and ‘Dog’ Chapman Security Guard

NYT: Company Wants Big Wind on Maui, not Molokai

January 2011

Saturday, January 22

Looking for Cracks in East Maui’s Ditch System

December 2010

Thursday, December 2

State OKs Maui Solar Telescope, Hawaiian Opponents Feel Burned

November 2010

Monday, November 15

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