An ‘Aumakua for Kauila; Protecting the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle

By Paige Herrin Once there was a magical sea turtle named Honupo‘okea. She lived in the waters around the Hawaiian Islands. She was the only sea turtle in the Hawaiian waters until she met a handsome

Art Maui: A Work of Art Itself

By Akane McCann   Many of us here on Maui are familiar with Art Maui, the beautiful art exhibition that showcases a collection of juried works annually from Maui County artists. As the first juried show on

Lights, Camera and Plenty of Action at the 2016 Maui Film Festival

By Miles Plauché The Maui Film Festival has been providing a unique cinema experience for residents and visitors of Maui since its creation in the year 2000. Every year, movie fans eagerly gather at venues in

“Permanently Deferred”: Necessary Regulation or Blatant Discrimination?

When it comes down to saving a life, blood donation is one of the most–if not the most beneficial aid for patients. According to the American Red Cross, someone in the US is in need

Catch the Wave at Nalu’s South Side Grill in Kihei

By Paige Herrin If “nalu” means “wave” in Hawaiian and as slang means “go with the flow,” then people are definitely catching the wave at Nalu’s South Side Grill in Kihei. Nalu’s South Side Grill in Kihei. Centrally

Interview with the Honor Society: Phi Theta Kappa’s President, Heather Kotok

UH Maui College’s Phi Theta Kappa is a part of a national honor society focused on helping honor students succeed academically and in leadership. The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) mission statement, “two-fold: 1) recognize and

Interview with UHMC’s Circle K Club’s Founder: Aileen Ballesteros

UH Maui College’s Circle K International (Circle K) is a campus club dedicated to community service. Circle K organized on Maui College in early 2015. Circle K International’s mission statement is: “To be the leading

Inspiring Creativity In All The Right Notes

By Miles Plauche Standing tall with black boots, square-rimmed glasses and a wide smile, Karyn Sarring is a positive force to be reckoned with at the music department of UH Maui College. Check out these glasses. “There’s such

Campus Close-Up: A Calendar of Upcomng Campus Events

Maui College is a buzz with activity in the final weeks of the semester. This Saturday, April 9, 2016 the campus will host the Maui Keiki Fest with Anthropology Club and Circle K International assisting

A Psychology Teacher’s Journey

By Chelsea Farr From equations of numbers to equations of the mind, Rosiana “Nani” Azman has done it all. Azman’s journey to her Ph.D. in psychology wasn’t part of her original plan. “My parents wanted me to