The sweet potatoes were planted in organic soils at Ocean Vodka’s Farm in Kula in July of 2013, and will be taken aboard the Hōkūle‘a for food and research during the vessel’s worldwide journey that will span some 47,000 nautical miles.
The Hawaiʻi State Department of Education’s newest school, Puʻu Kukui in Wailuku, is celebrating the completion of its milestone first year with a school-wide celebration and dedication ceremony on Friday, May 16, 2014.
The Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Hōkūleʻa double hulled traditional sailing canoe will make a stop in Lahaina this weekend on its way to Hilo, where it will begin the international leg of its historic worldwide voyage.
Two meetings are planned on Maui following public concerns raised over a letter sent from the top executive at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to the US Department of State, seeking an opinion on the legal status of Hawai‘i under international law.
Maui police have set up a perimeter near the Villas at Kenolio in Kīhei overnight and evacuated nearby residents as a precaution after blasting caps were observed within the stolen vehicle at the location, police said.