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John Musker and Ron Clements Chart an Ambitious Course for Moana, Walt Disney Animation Studios' 2016 Release

Jim Hill | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As Ron and John chart a course for their most ambitious animated feature to date through those treacherous, shark-filled waters that are known as modern motion picture production.

Watching the GMO Debate as a New Maui Resident

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 10.15.2014 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

As a new resident, I don't have to right to claim these lands like someone who has loved them for years or was born here. In our short time here, however, this has truly become our "aina" and we have fallen in love with every part of it.

GMOs Attack! The Fight to Protect Maui's Environment from Big Ag

Stephen Henry Fox | Posted 10.09.2014 | Hawaii
Stephen Henry Fox

I do realize the jobs are crucial to those families involved. But the effects of mono-cropping cane and pineapple are well-known to anyone who has a house on lands turned suburban after those agricultural practices have played out.

Maui Mayor: Proposed GMO Moratorium Is Impractical

AP | Posted 10.03.2014 | Green

WAILEA, Hawaii (AP) — A moratorium on genetically modified crops is impractical, incumbent Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa said. A pro...

The E in TEDx Maui 2014

Paul Janes-Brown | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts
Paul Janes-Brown

The third TEDx Maui is coming on September 28, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 pm at the Castle Theater of the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, Maui, HI. ...

TEDx 101: Intro to TEDxMaui

Stephen Henry Fox | Posted 09.11.2014 | Hawaii
Stephen Henry Fox

TEDx Maui is nonprofit in the truest sense. No salaries are paid, and nobody is squirreling away bank from the process. Ticket prices go to paying for the MACC venue and to lunch and coffee along the way.

How Preparing for Hurricanes Taught Me How to Prepare for the Future

Leah Lamb | Posted 10.09.2014 | Green
Leah Lamb

The waiting is the hardest part. We can all feel the change that is coming in our bones. So the question that is present: How do you prepare to meet the storm?

Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee on Hawaii and Aloha Spirit | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Jimmy Nguyen

Brook talks about why she loves Hawaii, its tourism, the differences between its islands, and what makes Hawaii unique from other island groups.

Drunken Teen Causes Power Outages With Stolen School Bus: Cops

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 07.15.2014 | Crime

A Hawaii man faces a slew of charges after allegedly stealing a school bus while drunk and crashing it into a utility pole on Friday. The collision al...

Faithful Shopper: Heavenly Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The upcoming holiday weekend (or any time this summer) is the perfect time to explore New York's very own beach resort - the Hamptons! And of course a...

5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. (Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Ka...

Mike Myer's Documentary, Supermensch, Is Fascinating Fun!

Jay Weston | Posted 08.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

This frenetic, fun film, produced by Beth Aaia, features some reenactments, vintage photographs, docu footage, testimonials, interviews with such close friends as Michael Douglas and Sly Stallone, and Myers' own commentary.

Maui's Top 5 Best Drives

Viator | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
Viator

Maui is still a very large island that is worthy of spirited exploration. Besides -- there is much more to Maui than sandy shorelines, and there are hidden waterfalls, rugged coastlines, rural farm stands, and historic hiking trails which are all just a short drive from the beach.

3 Luxe Spas Worth a Trip

W | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
W

When the mountains give you cocoa, make cocoa-based treatments. That's what the spa at Palacio del Inka does, filling its menu with indigenous indulgences like quinoa exfoliation, a 24-karat-gold body wrap, and Chocolate Temptation.

Thousands Of Mice Run Amok

Posted 05.14.2014 | Weird News

When it comes to animals, Maui, Hawaii is mostly known for whale watching and shark sightings. But a new potential mascot is throwing its hat into the...

How to Not Scream You Are Tourist in Hawaii

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 07.05.2014 | Travel
Shannon Kaiser

Wise travelers learn about local customs before they go and a little Mahalo magic can go a long way. The last thing you want to do is scream you are a tourist. To avoid tourist traps and car break-ins, keep these key things in mind.

The 3 Most Awe-Inspiring Hikes in Maui

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 06.29.2014 | Travel
Shannon Kaiser

Maui in particular is well-known for its breathtaking beaches, luminous coral reefs and epic surfing waves, but don't overlook the hot spots for adventurous land lovers.

Rare Look Inside Famous Baldwin Ranch On Maui [PHOTOS]

online.wsj.com | Posted 04.24.2014 | Hawaii

About 10 miles from Oprah Winfrey's ranch on Maui sits nearly 30,000 acres of upcountry land owned by a family whose name is virtually synonymous with...

Maui, a Paradise of Racial Tolerance?

K. Ford K. | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics
K. Ford K.

If Maui is a paradise, it is first and foremost because of its people, and I will always be eternally grateful for what Maui gave to my daughter, a much cherished childhood of racial acceptance, a childhood in paradise.

My Invisible Honeymoon

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 06.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

She wouldn't hold hands with me, my newlywed wife, unless we hid our interlaced fingers under an airline blanket.

6 Indispensable Life Lessons Learned From Hawaii Locals

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 06.11.2014 | Hawaii
Shannon Kaiser

Sure, you have heard the saying, "Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans," but in Hawaii it is more like, "Go with the flow and don't make plans."

VOTE: What Is The Best Hawaiian Island?

Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel

They all boast epic sunsets, pristine beaches, gorgeous flora ... but only one can be the best. Maui and Oahu get the most tourist attention, but ...

NCAA Basketball: Hawaii Early Season Tournaments Once Again Provide Glimpse of the Postseason

Wayne Coito | Posted 05.27.2014 | Sports
Wayne Coito

It seems like ever since the inception of the Maui Invitational, one can expect to see teams playing in Hawaii during November and December still playing in late March en route to the National Championship.

Mbloom's $10 Million Hawaii Tech Fund Begins to Take Shape

Jason Rushin | Posted 05.17.2014 | Hawaii
Jason Rushin

Mbloom, the Maui-based incubator and investment fund, announced the closing of their $10 million investment fund back in December, but little has been...

Ditch The Flip Flops

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.09.2014 | Travel

Over winter and ready to hit the beach? Us too. As a coping mechanism, we've compiled a list of the best places to beat the heat. Here are a few sp...