Author: Ilima Loomis

How Maui County Was Made

A hundred years ago, the counties were nearly named after monarchs, not islands. 2005 marks the 100th birthday of our island county names.

Tapped Out

Faced with a looming water crisis, can Maui juggle its environmental and economic needs?

A Mighty Wind

Maui is on the cutting edge of energy production with a new wind farm—so why isn’t everyone happy?

Dance: Inmates I Mua

Prisoner-dancers take their first steps forward after losing a kumu hula.

Crossed Signals

Pro- and anti-development factions fight–sometimes literally–for control of Maui's public-access cable station.

Saving Maui

Maui taxpayers are fighting off development by buying land for conservation.