Archive for August, 2013

A Pioneering Locavore Bistro in Maui

Hawaii is blessed with abundant natural resources – especially the edible kind. From fresh fish to fresh vegetables, the islands are teeming with life, both on and off land. So it’s a bit of a head-scratcher that the locavore craze – which has even taken hold in such inhospitable environs as the scorching, drought-prone Austin, […]

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A Honolulu Saxophonist Who Knows How to Have Fun

There’s a pretty remarkable video on YouTube of Honolulu jazz musician Reggie Padilla surfing while – wait for it – playing the saxophone. Because he’s not miced up, it’s unclear just how well he plays, or even what he’s playing, but the mere fact that the dude can stand on a surfboard and give the […]

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The Maui Jazz & Blues Fest Offers All-Star Roster of Musicians

From Sept. 3rd through the 8th, the luxurious Grand Wailea transforms into a haven (heaven?) for the soulful rumblings of the blues and the almost mathematical precision of jazz. That’s when the Maui Jazz & Blues Festival plays, sways, and sings itself onto the resort’s gorgeous grounds. Although it’s only the third installment, the fest […]

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Makana: Virtuoso Guitarist, Activist, & Hawaiian Treasure

  Just try listening to Makana Cameron’s music without being mesmerized. The Hawaii native is a slack guitarist master – his intricate, rich rhythms have a profound emotive quality which speak the language of the soul, while his socially conscious lyrics speak to the mind and, often, call for action. But don’t take our word […]

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Now Serving Deck Duty: DJ Compose

  Hawaiian music isn’t all ukuleles and whatever Elvis dreamed up during one of his many visits to the islands.  From Maui to the Big Island, a variety of influences, trends, cultures, and sounds permeate Hawaii. There’s no better example of this eclecticism than DJ Compose. His genre-spanning mixes — ranging from hip-hop to electronic […]

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Relaxing with a Refreshing Craft Cocktail at Huggo’s

  In our two-part series on touring volcanoes in Hawaii (which you can find here and here), we gave you the lay of the molten land, so to speak. Now, we’d like to suggest what you can do after you’ve witnessed lava flows bubble to the surface and smoke billow into the sky. Breaking news: […]

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Getting Up Close & Personal with the Fire Goddess: Part II

Editor’s note: This is the second entry in a two-part series on volcano tours in Hawaii. The first is available here. There are all sorts of ways to get up close and personal with nature in Hawaii. You can lounge on the beach and watch the waves crash, or become one with the waves by […]

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Exploring the World’s Most Active Volcano: Part I

Editor’s note: This is the first entry in a two-part series on the volcano tours in Hawaii. The second will be published next week. “Geology is the study of pressure and time.” — Morgan Freeman in The Shawshank Redemption (1994). Look: Mother Nature is boss. No matter how many satellites we deploy, no matter how […]

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