A Maui hālau was among several groups of hula practitioners that danced atop Mauna Kea on Friday amid demonstrations at the site against the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope, and an ongoing effort by cultural groups and concerned citizens seeking protection of the site from development.
A 50-foot fishing vessel ran aground at Koki Beach in East Maui after taking on water about 20 yards off-shore on Friday night, fire officials said. The two Makawao men aboard, ages 25 and 28, swam to shore and were uninjured in the incident, said Maui Fire Captain Edward Taomoto.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui will unveil a mural later this month, created to commemorate the “Be A Jerk” campaign that encourages adults to “be jerks” and not supply youth under the age of 21 with alcohol.
The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation will host a series of four community meetings later this month to discuss plans for County skate parks in Upcountry Maui and on Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi.
Jasmine Kaleihiwa Dunlap of Hula Hālau ʻO Kamuela under the direction of nā kumu hula Kauʻionālani Kamanaʻo and Kunewa Mook, took the title after honoring Hiʻiaka, the youngest sister of Pele, in both her kahiko and ʻauana performances.