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Hanakaoo sign, photo by Wendy Osher.
Kupuna Group Wants Hanokaoʻo Commercial Free Zone
April 29th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Patricia “Aunty Patty” Nishiyama of the group Nā Kūpuna O Maui called the use of thrill craft in the area disruptive, saying the activity creates “noise pollution,” and is “an extreme danger” because of multiple conflicting uses of near-shore waters.


West Maui waters. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Kupuna Push for Passage of Ocean Safety Bill
April 6th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Lead supporters of the measure want the state to step up in the protection and safety of ocean users in near-shore waters.


William Kalanikai Gonzales.  Family photo.
Maui Kupuna Host March of Awareness for Boat Safety
February 14th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The group Na Kupuna O Maui is issuing a community call to action in memory of West Maui resident, William Kalanikai “Uncle Billy” Gonzales, who was fatally injured late last year after being struck by a private boat at Hanakaoo.


Aunty Patty Nishiyama of Na Kupuna O Maui ia among the key supporters of the bill. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Na Kupuna O Maui Hosts Foreclosure Education Workshops
July 25th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Gumapac: By setting precedence in court and using the argument of a defect in title, my goal is to help those who are experiencing the same devastation of a foreclosure.


View towards the ocean from the Honua'ula property.  Site Photograph Courtesy: Honua’ula Partners, LLC, and PBR Hawaii & Associates Inc.
Honuaula Developer Files EIS Preparation Notice
October 25th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The developer of the planned Honua’ula project in South Maui has filed an Environmental Assessment and an Environmental Impact Statement Preparation Notice.  After 20 years, a change in ownership, and multiple public meetings, the project has been downscaled considerably since its start in 1988. The project drew contentious debate on both sides before gaining zoning […]