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Photo courtesy of Matt Wordeman, President of Friends of Haleakalā.
Invasive Pines Removed, Now Serve as Christmas Trees
December 16th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

Volunteers removed close to 500 invasive pine trees at Haleakalā, and are now reusing them as Christmas Trees for Maui families.

Haleakalā landscape. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Haleakalā Ranch Shares History with Maui Libraries
October 10th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Haleakalā Ranch wrapped up its 125th Anniversary commemoration last week by donating its history book to private and public high schools and public libraries within Maui County. Librarian Glenda Berry welcomed the publication saying books about the history of Upcountry Maui are rare.

Overview of the two trails proposed for access agreements, the Haleakala Trail to the north, and the new access route to the reserves of leeward Haleakala to the south. Division of Forestry and Wildlife.
Board Authorizes Review of Proposed Maui Land Exchange
January 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

The proposed agreement was designed to ensure pubic access to the disputed Haleakala Bridle hiking trail, and create a new access route to the Kahikinui Forest Reserve and Nā Kula Natural Area Reserve on the leeward slopes.

ʻUlupalakua Ranch, cattle crossing. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Haleakalā Ranch Celebrates 125th Anniversary
August 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Arts & Entertainment

Haleakalā Ranch kicks off its 125th anniversary year with a historical exhibit about Upcountry ranching. The year-long exhibit opens on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Hui Noʻeau Visual Arts Center on Baldwin Avenue in Makawao. Admission is free.

Sempra Signs 20-Yr Wind Power Contract With Maui Electric
Sempra Signs 20-Yr Wind Power Contract With Maui Electric
April 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business

Yesterday, Sempra Generation, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, announced that it has entered into a 20-year contract to sell 21 megawatts (MW) of wind energy to Maui Electric Company from the Auwahi Wind project on the Ulupalakua Ranch.

Image courtesy: http://upcountryfairmaui.com/
30th Annual Upcountry Ag & Farm Fair, June 12-13
June 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News

The 30th Annual Upcountry Ag & Farm Fair is slated for June 12 and 13, 2010 at the Oskie Rice Field & Arena on Olinda Road in Makawao. Fairgoers will be treated to the annual Maui 4-H Livestock Association show and auction, the Haleakala Ranch Paniolo exhibit with Paniolo Hall of Fame and vendors, Maui […]

Courtesy file image.
Maui Parrotbill Population Shows Signs of Stability
December 16th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News

There’s new hope for a critically endangered forest bird on Maui.  Results from a two week survey conducted in September suggest that the Maui Parrotbill numbers are showing signs of stability. Teams from the Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project estimated there are about 20 parrotbills per square kilometer of forest, that’s more than double the […]

Proposed location for future Kihei High School.  Image Courtesy: Group 70 International, and the Hawaii State Department of Health
Kihei High School Moves Closer to Reality
November 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

By Wendy Osher The proposed High School in Kihei is one step closer to reality as the State Department of Education moved forward in filing an Environmental Impact Statement preparation notice. The DOE plans to develop the South Maui High School on 77 acres of undeveloped land, mauka of the Piilani Highway and the Piilani […]

April 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News

The state hopes to enter a safe harbor agreement with Haleakala Ranch to reintroduce and establish a population the endangered nene on the property. Under the agreement Haleakala Ranch would maintain or improve more than 3,000 acres of land, monitor release pens and outplant native food sources, with the hopes of increasing the population from […]