Tag: Lehia Apana

Browse stories written by Lehia Apana.

kapalua coastal walk

Just Coast (VIDEO)

Follow your local guide, Lehia Apana, and make the most of Maui in this series "A perfect day on Maui."
Maui Coqui Frog problem

Frog Busters (VIDEO)

Jeepers peepers: At only about the size of a quarter, coqui frogs are extremely hard to spot, but all too easy to hear.
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.

Hāna Kū: Native practitioners team with top chefs (VIDEO)

Hāna Kū—I've never experienced anything quite like it. Equal parts cultural classroom and chef's table, this intimate weekend was no doubt sprinkled with a bit of Hāna-style magic.
Andaz

Maui Resort Report

A great resort is much more than simply a place to rest your head, and no one knows that better than Maui's resort destinations. Here's what's new and novel—whatever type of traveler you are.
maui fire rescue

In Case of Emergency

From dousing flames, to diving underwater, to scaling mountains, rescuers must be prepared for anything—so they train for everything.
Rory Souza

Beware of Bulls

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

Maui’s Small Towns

We asked residents of Maui's small towns to share their favorite spots, shops, dining and more.
Vince Mina

It’s a Dirty Job—HFUU is Doing It.

Two words have been on my mind a lot lately. If you live in Hawaiʻi, you probably know these words well: FOOD SECURITY.
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.
Maui adventure La Parous

10 Great Adventures

The toughest part of creating a list of Maui adventures? Narrowing it down.
rainbows in Hawaii

The Rainbow State? Yes, we are.

Ever wonder why are there so many rainbows in Hawaii? Discover the science behind the creation of our beloved rainbows.
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.
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Blazing Saddles

A pioneer in extreme mountain biking creates an outdoor playground designed for fun.
poi pounding

VIDEO: Papa Kuʻiʻai (Poi Board) Making

Watch as we transform a piece of monkey pod into a papa kuʻiʻai (poi board) during this workshop on Maui, hosted by the Hawaiʻi Farmers Union United.
geocaching Maui

Thrill of the Cache

A high-tech game of hike and seek leads to unexpected treasures.
Jamba Juice Maui

Putting Jamba Juice to the (Taste) Test

We put Jamba Juice Hawaii's new line of juices through a taste test. Find out which flavor is right for you!
women networking maui

Professional Women Unite!

Maui women are invited to this interactive workshop hosted by Femfessionals Maui.
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 obon

2015 Maui Obon Festival Schedule

Move beyond the beach this summer. Maui's Buddhist temples come alive during obon season, a favorite island tradition. Here's this year's schedule.
maui ukulele lessons

Free ʻukulele lessons!

Free live music and ʻukulele lessons? That's right. Here's how to sign up.
maui environment jobs

Calling All Conservationists!

Hawaii Conservation Alliance is hiring a program coordinator, and looking for qualified applicants. Here's how to apply.
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.
Taro in Maui

Taro for Sale and I’m Buying!

Purchase rare varieties of taro while supporting Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.
hawaiian wreath christmas

Maui-style Christmas

Take a tour of the Old Wailuku Inn, enjoy live entertainment and hula, poetry readings, and a Hawaiian Country Store at the annual Lei of Aloha holiday celebration.

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