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Hawaii Superferry Poised for a Comeback

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

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. […]

Real Life Examples of “Practicing Aloha”

By |June 3rd, 2014|Localism and Racism, Maui|

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"!

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2 Lessons Learned on the Road to Hana

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

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. […]

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|

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 [...]

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Hawaiian Localism and Racial Tension

By |May 15th, 2008|Hawaii, Localism and Racism|

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 [...]

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Island Fever

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

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 [...]

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