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Election Wit & Wisdom From The Late Blackie Gadarian

Arsene "Blackie" Gardarian did many things on Maui: bar owner, machinist, jazz enthusiast, county liquor commissioner, curmudgeon. It was in that last role that he really seemed to shine. In fact, Gadarian was an inveterate letter writer–mostly to The Maui News. He passed away in 2013 at the age of 91, but his wife Sara recently emailed some excerpts from a few of his letters on elections, a subject he obviously held dear. We're reprint them … [Read More...]

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Eh, Produce Thief!

Next time you decide it’s okay to clean out my side yard of all the pineapple, papaya and pomegranate, try ask before you take. My family grows the food to feed our family and foster family and pets. Better yet, come offer to weed once a month in exchange for some food. It’s a lot easier to pick things during the daylight hours than it is at night, even with the newly installed mercury vapor security light that the county recently installed to … [Read More...]

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Manao Hana Hou Radio is back on the air, but will it survive in our new digital media world?

It’s a quarter after 10 on Tuesday morning and Tony Novak-Clifford is sitting out front of a small office at Hart’s Corner in Wailuku Town smoking a cigarette. As is usually the case these days, he’s thinking about money. Novak-Clifford, a renowned local photographer, is also the general manager and program director for Manao Hana Hou Radio, Maui’s only independent, nonprofit radio station. He also does a show on Manao from 6-10am on Tuesdays, … [Read More...]

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For First Time In 15 Years, Hawaii Public Radio Ends Pledge Drive With Shortfall

At a time when there's just one alternative newsweekly in the state (you're looking at it) and a single company owns every daily newspaper in the state except for The Maui News, the variety and independence of the programming on Hawaii Public Radio is both refreshing and vital. Funded largely by listeners, HPR depends on regularly scheduled pledge drives. For regular listeners, the drive's constant interruptions for station personnel to ask for … [Read More...]

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UPDATED: Hawaii Congress Members Weigh In On VA Chief Shinseki’s Resignation

[The following post has been updated to include a statement from Senator Mazie Hirono, which arrived after it was first published] Normally I don't publish items on national stories, but given my recent cover story on my friend who killed himself six months after his discharge from the U.S. Army, I'll gladly make an exception. My story dealt with the large numbers of veterans who kill themselves every year–which is in excess of the civilian … [Read More...]

14 in ’14: MauiTime Profiles 14 Local Hawaii Style Makers and Maui Designers You Need To Know

Credits: Photographer: Bo Montalvo; Makeup artist/hairstylist: Ry-n Shimabuku; Model: Brittney Baker; Dress and jacket: Kojo couture by Koa Johnson Maui’s … [Read More...]

MauiTime Exclusive Fashion Interview with Holly Huden of Faces by Holly

Holly Huden, Aesthetics Extraordinaire   Faces by Holly [email protected] 206-697-7377   How many years experience in the industry? I have been … [Read More...]

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Blackie in shop 2010

Election Wit & Wisdom From The Late Blackie Gadarian

Arsene "Blackie" Gardarian did many things on Maui: bar owner, machinist, jazz enthusiast, county liquor commissioner, curmudgeon. It was in that last role that he really seemed to shine. In fact, Gadarian was an inveterate letter writer–mostly to … [Read More...]

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Conde Nast Traveler Says Maui Is NO LONGER Top Island In World

After two consecutive decades of getting named Conde Nast Traveler's "Top Island In The World," Maui has dropped to mere third in this year's rankings. "Hawaii’s second-largest island boasts rugged terrain, volcanic beaches, and the towering Mt. … [Read More...]

Wailea Beach Villas Named Top Resort in Hawaii

Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice awards has named Wailea Beach Villas Hawaii's top resort. The Maui property also was the only resort in the state to be listed as one of the Top 25 Resorts in the U.S.; it also was named as one of the Top 100 … [Read More...]

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Maui PD Releases ‘Stop Or Get Stopped’ Campaign Results

And yet another cutesy-titled Maui Police campaign has come to a close. You can breathe easier, kids: the MPD’s 14-day “Stop or Get Stopped” push against people who run red lights and stop signs is over. “As with all of our traffic enforcement … [Read More...]

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Hurricane Ana Coming Soon To A Hawaiian Island Near You

Though it's not forecast to hit Maui County directly, Hurricane Ana could still bring a lot of moisture, wind and swell to us this weekend. To be safe, Haleakala National Park closed today at noon and will remain closed "until park managers can … [Read More...]

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NOTW: Bionic Shoes, Recycled Dog Hair and Naughty Plastic Surgeons

BIONIC SHOES Police in Japan’s Kyoto Prefecture raided a shoe manufacturer in July and commandeered a list of about 1,500 purchasers of the company’s signature “tosatsu shoes”–shoes with built-in cameras. Investigators have begun visiting the … [Read More...]

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Quizunderstood: How well do you know Planned Parenthood of Hawaii endorsements?

1. On Friday, Oct. 10, Planned Parenthood of Hawaii Action Network released its list of endorsements for the upcoming general election. Which one of the following Democrats were NOT on the list? A. Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui B. Sen. Roz Baker C. Rep. … [Read More...]

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Sign Language: Aries is finally the belle of the ball

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22 You won’t know you’ve been meandering along the scenic route to your destination until you step off of it, onto a faster path. This involves a bit of rethinking: What exactly are your goals? What are you willing to do to … [Read More...]

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Eh, Produce Thief!

Next time you decide it’s okay to clean out my side yard of all the pineapple, papaya and pomegranate, try ask before you take. My family grows the food to feed our family and foster family and pets. Better yet, come offer to weed once a month in … [Read More...]

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The Battle Of Kekaa: What Sydney Lehua Iaukea’s new book on the development of North Beach says about Maui land use, and ourselves

It’s hard to believe that just a decade ago, the Westside beaches that stretched from the Royal Lahaina Resort to Honokowai were largely empty. There were just grassy fields between the highway and the water. Known as Keka‘a or, more colloquially, … [Read More...]