A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life stories published in Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine.

Maui Humane Society Animal Emergency Services

Animal’s Best Friend

Thanks to a new Maui Humane Society initiative, the shelter launched its twenty-four-hour animal emergency response hotline last year. To reach the 24/7 hotline, call 808-877-3680 X211.
mermaid

A Mermaid’s Tale

Meet the mermaid on staff at the Grand Wailea Resort.
Carolee Higashino

Saying “I do”? Give her a ring.

In wedding planning, “Every day is different,” Carolee says. “One day I’m spray-painting candlesticks, and the next I’m climbing aboard a helicopter to check out a remote waterfall for nuptials in an exotic location.”
Rory Souza

Beware of Bulls

This protection bullfighter isn’t focused on the dangers to himself; he’s more concerned about riders’ safety.
pooch fit

SIT! STAY! RUN!

There are a lot of dog owners who don’t have the time or energy to run with their dogs. So what do they do? Call PoochFit.
bee keepers

Hive and Seek

“Our goal is to be bee ambassadors, and we want to let people know that you don’t need to kill them.”
find missing lost ring on maui

Ringer

“When you get in [cold] water, you lose two ring sizes. There are thousands of rings in the ocean because of that.”
Maui Christmas bell ringer

Saved by the Bell

Meet the jolly elf who has brought in the most donations of any bell ringer on Maui.
Scott Miles

Service with SMiles

Meet the first-ever "photo ambassador" for the Four Seasons Resort in Maui.
Maui Lifeguard Tamara Paltin

Risky Business

There's no such thing as a typical workday for an ocean safety officer.
maui family farmers

Family, Farm

At Kahanu ʻAina Greens, it's not just about growing food; it's about creating community.
rescuing whalesvideo

Cutting the Ties That Bind

Large Whale Entanglement Response Coordinator Ed Lyman offers this analogy to explain his work: "It's like triage, and we're like whale doctors."
maui ice sculptures

Mr. Freeze

When Darren Ho tells people what he does for a living, he's often met with puzzled stares and a few chuckles. That’s what happens when you're an ice sculptor in the tropics.
video

String Theory

Maui luthier Steve Grimes has built guitars for some of the top players in the world, including Steve Miller and Willie Nelson.
maui tugboat captain

She’s Got Pull

The only female tugboat captain in Hawaii found her calling at age 17. She has driven everything from a dinghy to a 900-foot oil tanker.
Maui Surfer Monyca Eleogramvideo

Surfer Girl

Monyca Eleogram from Hana traverses the world representing surf brand Roxy.

Mushroom Man

Mushroom hunting is an intimate relationship with the environment, knowing when the combination of moisture, soil and tree types will align.
Hanna Mounce

Bird Woman

The Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project helps prevent extinction of the island's endangered bird species, including kiwikiu, who need to find a new home.
Haleakala astronomer

Space Man

Meet James Armstrong, a scientist and teacher at Maui's Institute For Astronomy, who works with the world's largest educational telescope, Faulkes Telescope North.
maui truck driver

Wheel Genius

The best truck driver in the State of Hawaii comes from Haiku, Maui. Melvin Andrade Jr. won the straight truck competition in 2008.

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