• 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

      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

    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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