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The Maui Film Festival at Wailea took steps to make the event more green this year. All of the outdoor venues for the festival are being powered via solar. The festival worked with event sponsor Rising Sun Solar to reduce the festival's use of fosil fuels. Film Festival organizer Barry Rivers com...
06/14/2008
I was reading Stephanie Edawards Musa's blog on walk scores, and it got me thinking. Since the 50s, the American home buyer has shown a preference towards the suburbs. We have seen a proliferation of neighborhoods where big lots and spacious homes were paramount. These neighborhoods were often bu...
06/13/2008
Maui is renowned throughout the world for its winter visitors the humpack whales. The area between the islands of Maui, Molokai, Kahoolawe and Lanai shelter the largest winter population of humpbacks in the world. The whales come each winter to reproduce and to give birth. Last night, I had a cha...
06/12/2008
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While my brother Billy was waiting to meet a client in Lahaina, he wandered down to the harbor to check out the action. It looks like some lucky fishermen made quite a catch while prowling the waters off of Maui. This Marlin weighed in at 916lbs! It was caught on the Start Me Up. For this lucky c...
06/11/2008
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Every June 11th, King Kamehameha day is celebrated in Hawaii. The holiday pays tribute to Kamehamemeha I also known as Kamehameha the Great. Kamehameha was the first king to rule over all of the Hawaiian islands and the creator of the Kingdom of Hawaii. Kamehameha was born in the late 1750s in th...
06/11/2008
  Maui will get a little taste of Hollywood over the next few days as the Maui Film Festival At Wailea starts tomorrow. The festival runs from Wednesday through Sunday with events scheduled throughout the Wailea Resort and at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. The festival includes feature films,...
06/10/2008
Maui is a pretty interesting place to sell real estate. I find myself talking to prospective buyers about lifestyle as much if not more than anything else. When I started blogging, I used my other blog as another avenue to showcase Maui's lifestyle. I kept my topics diverse and touched on a lot o...
06/09/2008
Tonight starts the beginning of Obon season on Maui. Obon season is celebrated at the various Japanese Buddhist temples throughout the island. Obon is a time where the Buddhist community honors the dead through music, dance and ritual. Throughout the summer, the various temples of the island will...
06/07/2008
I have received a half dozen inquiries this year from people who are interested in moving to Maui to grow their own food. Generally, the potential client is looking for a larger plot of land for their crops so that they can sustain themselves and perhaps sell extra produce at a farmer's market. W...
06/05/2008
I continue to field an increasing number of inquiries from buyers who want to build green. One option that I like to make my buyer's aware of comes through a Maui based company. Bamboo technologies is offering attractive, cost effective green homes. The eco friendly attibutes of bamboo constructi...
06/03/2008
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