Maui’s population is growing. The number of beach parks is not. As pressure mounts, activity companies say the County has left them stranded.
Farmers, environmentalists, and the pressures of development vie for Wailuku's contested streams.
Axis deer destroy crops and endanger native species. Beleaguered farmers, ranchers and conservationists are taking aim at the problem.
From dousing flames, to diving underwater, to scaling mountains, rescuers must be prepared for anything—so they train for everything.
Plans to build the world’s largest solar telescope on the summit of Haleakala have set two very different ways of seeing at odds.
On an island where 90 percent of our food is imported, sustainability starts with eating locally.
Is the Hawai‘i Superferry a boon for interisland travelers, or a boondoggle threatening Maui’s way of life?
A fragile area on Maui’s northwestern shore faces an uncertain future. . . .
The Maui Electric Vehicle Alliance is working to jump start an electric car revolution on the island, helping the environment and gas prices.
A warming planet is raising sea levels around the globe. How can we adapt to keep living near the coast?
Beyond the “shaka,” that friendly thumb-and-pinkie hand waggle that says “hello” in a uniquely local fashio, is an intangible spirit defines these islands.
Goodbye Sugar. Hello… What? The Pu‘unēnē Mill has ceased production, along with 36,000 acres of sugarcane farming in Maui’s central valley and along the island’s north shore, ending about two centuries of commercial sugar in Hawai‘i.
Hawaiian musicians face long odds at the Grammys since all are lumped in one musical category: folk music.
Half a year after an industry wipeout, Maui’s surfboard shapers come up for air.
No one knows for sure, but urban lore says that if the ships and planes stopped coming, our food supplies might last a few weeks.
Learn the rules behind the proposed ban.
Raising Wake at Maui’s Small-Boat Harbors
Advocates say biofuels could save big agriculture in the Islands, and reduce Hawaii’s unsustainable dependence on imported oil. Are we willing to pay the price?
Use these helpful resources to learn more about the GMO kalo (taro) controversy.
Supporters say biotechnology creates jobs and fights world hunger. Detractors say it threatens the health of humans and the planet. Can both be right?