Volunteering on Vacation


Outrigger Hawaii, February 2009 By Kim Steutermann Rogers From the Ka’anapali Coastline, Honokowai Valley is nothing more than a slim pleat in the West Maui Mountains. A simple stripe of green. Up close, it is overrun with invasives, like the haole koa (lead), Chinaberry, and Java plum trees, that grow […]

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A Valley Back in Time


By Sky Barnhart I know there are times when Honokowai Valley is dark and rainy. But every time I’ve seen it, it’s full of light, and that’s the way it stays in my mind.┬áBirdsong echoes down the steep mountainsides that plunge 300 feet from sky to valley floor. Sunlight reflects […]

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Remarkable Aloha


By Rob Parsons You’ve got to look at the whole enchilada,” Uncle Ed Lindsey would say, pausing to let the assembled group absorb his message. In the years we served on the Maui Tomorrow Foundation board together, I grew to appreciate his commonsense approach. He offered his opinion with clarity […]

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