Voyage to Nihoa

Voyage to Nihoa

When Maui Cultural Lands president Ekolu Lindsey first considered the idea of traveling 500 miles in a voyaging canoe, he had some doubts—mainly the worry of becoming seasick! “I had to overcome some fears,” Ekolu said. “But I was excited to try to make a difference, to help find some […]

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Stepping Up

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  For the son of Puanani and Edwin “Ed” Robert Naleilehua Lindsey Jr., serving the land and the sea is simply second nature. The Lindseys established Maui Cultural Lands as a nonprofit organization in February 2002. A Native Hawaiian and lifelong school teacher, Ed worked throughout his life to involve […]

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Volunteering on Vacation

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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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