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8 October 2014

Hawaii Superferry Poised for a Comeback

By |October 8th, 2014|Hawaii Economy, Kauai, Localism and Racism, Maui, Maui News, Travel|9 Comments

Could it be possible that an idea that was previously botched beyond belief is seeing a resurgence in popularity?  Yes. For those that have already forgotten, the original contentious Hawaii Superferry began operating without adequate Environmental Impact Reports, which subsequently ended in our ferries being sold and the idea sunk. […]

3 June 2014

Real Life Examples of “Practicing Aloha”

By |June 3rd, 2014|Localism and Racism, Maui|Comments Off on Real Life Examples of “Practicing Aloha”

Aloha is much more than a word for hello and goodbye; it's a way of life. We want to hear your real life examples of "practicing aloha"!

1 November 2012

2 Lessons Learned on the Road to Hana

By |November 1st, 2012|Hana, Hawaii, Localism and Racism, Maui, Maui Activities, Road To Hana, Travel|8 Comments

After filming sights along the Road To Hana for 11 hours on Monday, there are a few striking lessons learned. 1. You can’t possibly see everything in 1 day. […]

13 February 2010

Gov. Lingle & Furlough Fridays

By |February 13th, 2010|Big Island, Hawaii, Hawaii Economy, Kauai, Lanai, Localism and Racism, Maui, Maui News, Molokai, Oahu, Saving Money|Comments Off on Gov. Lingle & Furlough Fridays

NEW UPDATE: OCTOBER 4th, 2010 Furlough Fridays have been cut down to less days and are now called "Non-Instructional Days".  This should make our uneducated masses happy. Though Governor Linda Lingle never expressly mentioned "Furlough Fridays" in her speech on Friday, she did address the issue of education.  Lingle made it clear that she understands [...]

15 May 2008

Hawaiian Localism and Racial Tension

By |May 15th, 2008|Hawaii, Localism and Racism|Comments Off on Hawaiian Localism and Racial Tension

A question we're often asked stems from the stigma attached to the islands about local tension and racism. Stories regularly float around about local Hawaiians beating up haoles and tourists. Is this True? Yes and no. In any community, you're bound to find bad seeds and racism. We don't live in a perfect world. On [...]

4 February 2008

Island Fever

By |February 4th, 2008|Big Island, Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Localism and Racism, Maui, Molokai, Oahu|Comments Off on Island Fever

What Is Island Fever? Island Fever is the phenomena of feeling claustrophobic from the close proximity of each shoreline, and feeling disconnected from the outside world. This is a pretty common thing on the islands, seeing that we're out in the middle of the biggest ocean in the world. Most people move away after a [...]