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Chair-ish Recycled Art Contest Winners

  Makawao Union Church's second annual Chair-ish Maui Recycled Art Contest announced the winners of its benefit competition April 13. Jim Hestand won First Prize with his “Ode to Jackson,” a color splash piece in the style of abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock. The second place winner was Susan Lura, whose “Aloha Beach Chair” embraced the essence of island life. Carolyn Ziegler took third place with her untitled piece that has a … [Read More...]

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Eh Agro Bruddah On Hana Highway!

This goes out to the agro older bruddah in the pickup on Hana Highway: It’s actually because you tried to force your way in at the merge just past Haleakala Highway that I don’t believe you were entitled to any courtesy. And just because I decided to exercise my right of way, that doesn’t mean you get to drive the next several miles screaming, flipping me off, tailgating and flashing your brights at me (in the daytime). All you succeeded in was … [Read More...]

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Pet Food: No one has publicly opposed a law that would ban dog meat in Hawaii. So what’s the holdup?

If you’re a dog owner and this isn’t your worst nightmare, that’s only because you haven’t considered the possibility: your pet, your beloved companion, stolen, slaughtered, cooked and eaten. Like a piece of meat. It happened on Oahu in 2007, to Frank Manuma and his wife Debbie. The couple’s dog, an eight-month-old German shepherd-Lab mix named Caddy, was stolen from the Moanalua Golf Club while Frank played a round. Eventually police arrested … [Read More...]

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Maui Resident Mo Mauer To Appear On New Oahu Show ‘You’ve Got The Power’

Formed in 1995, the nonprofit organization Assistance Dogs of Hawaii helps residents here get access to guide dogs. Will and Mo Mauer founded it, and today help numerous residents each year at their Upcountry campus. "In 2000, Mo Maurer gave up a successful career as a CPA decided to devote herself full time to the Service Dog industry," states the Assistance Dogs of Hawaii website. "Since then, Assistance Dogs of Hawaii has graduated over 30 … [Read More...]

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University of Hawaii Launches New Boat Drone To Protect Harbors From Spills, Tsunamis and Us

Hawaii stands at the forefront of a new technological revolution in the field of boat drones, states an Oct. 16 press release from the University of Hawaii. The release came emailed with plenty of full-color photos of a new experimental boat drone (sorry–"robotic platform") that the university hopes will "support maritime missions in harbor and port environments." To be honest, our first thought upon seeing the above photo and reading the … [Read More...]

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Chair-ish Recycled Art Contest Winners

  Makawao Union Church's second annual Chair-ish Maui Recycled Art Contest announced the winners of its benefit competition April 13. Jim Hestand won First Prize with his “Ode to Jackson,” a color splash piece in the style of abstract … [Read More...]

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Akaku’s Youth Program Receives Building Pathways Grant

Akaku Community Television's Youth Broadband Education Awareness Mentoring program has been granted $5,000 from the Maui Economic Development Board's Ke Alahele Education Fund “Building Pathways.” Akaku's YBEAM program was initially developed with … [Read More...]

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Da Kine Day For Kidney Disease Awareness

The National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii is hosting its ninth annual Da Kidney Da Kine Day April 26 at the Queen Ka'ahumanu Center in Kahului. The event, which is designed to create public awareness of kidney disease, will feature fun and music for … [Read More...]

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Maui Resident Mo Mauer To Appear On New Oahu Show ‘You’ve Got The Power’

Formed in 1995, the nonprofit organization Assistance Dogs of Hawaii helps residents here get access to guide dogs. Will and Mo Mauer founded it, and today help numerous residents each year at their Upcountry campus. "In 2000, Mo Maurer gave up a … [Read More...]

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Sign Language: Your MauiTime Horoscope

Aries (March 21-April 19) Dear friend: You have been selected from millions of possible candidates to participate in The Game. From the moment you put down this paper, you must understand that every aspect of your reality has been carefully … [Read More...]

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Special MauiTime Weekly News Quiz

1. Last week, Pacific Biodiesel announced that it would be closing its Central Maui Landfill facility, which it’s operated for the last 20 years. What was the company’s reason, according to the Apr. 4 Pacific Business News? A. Compliance with … [Read More...]

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Insufficient Formula One Noise, Justin Bieber Urination Videos and Other Clown Crimes

NOISE IS GOLDEN The Formula One circuit is generally thought to attract fans as a showcase of motorcar technology and racing skill, but organizers of the Australian Grand Prix (the first of the 19 races on the annual circuit) threatened a lawsuit … [Read More...]

17.43.EH BRAH_WEB

Eh Agro Bruddah On Hana Highway!

This goes out to the agro older bruddah in the pickup on Hana Highway: It’s actually because you tried to force your way in at the merge just past Haleakala Highway that I don’t believe you were entitled to any courtesy. And just because I decided to … [Read More...]

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Pet Food: No one has publicly opposed a law that would ban dog meat in Hawaii. So what’s the holdup?

If you’re a dog owner and this isn’t your worst nightmare, that’s only because you haven’t considered the possibility: your pet, your beloved companion, stolen, slaughtered, cooked and eaten. Like a piece of meat. It happened on Oahu in 2007, to … [Read More...]

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Hawaii Won’t Be Able To Pray At The NFL’s Pro Bowl Altar Until 2016

Woe is us–the NFL just announced that they'll play the 2015 Pro Bowl in Arizona. They also said that the game would return to Hawaii's Aloha Stadium in 2016, but that hasn't stopped our state's official boosters from genuflecting before Father … [Read More...]