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Foundation coordinates cleanup project at Sue D. Cooley Stadium

August 6, 2020 LAHAINA — The effervescent unity of the West Side community sparkled once again as a Lahainaluna High School Foundation-led maintenance project at Sue D. more »»

 
 
 
Tagging equipment helps researchers study post-release mortality in billfishes

August 6, 2020 Obtaining reliable estimates of post-release mortality in billfishes has only become possible in the last 25 years or so, largely due to the development of electronic tagging equipment (acoustic and... more »»

HHSAA postpones start of fall sports

July 30, 2020 HONOLULU — The rocky road that is the pathway back to opening the 2020-21 school year continues to take tenuous steps amidst the dark shadow cast by the COVID-19 pandemic. more »»

Fishing is a mix of magic and methodology

July 30, 2020 Fishing and superstition don’t just rhyme. The three Rs of rodding and reeling have always been rituals, rites and reading the ti leaves. more »»

DLNR: Swimmers and fishers asked to share aloha in the ocean

July 30, 2020 HONOLULU — After the lifting of certain restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of people returned to Hawaii’s ocean waters. more »»

Reducing your billfish losses, Part II

July 23, 2020 Boat Handling: One of billfishing’s most glamorous moments is a boat in hot pursuit of an even hotter fish. more »»

Kokoro Yamazaki is on the pathway to success

July 16, 2020 LAHAINA — Rising Lahainaluna High School senior Kokoro Yamazaki represents an energetic and focused generation of West Side teenagers that signal an optimistic future for Maui and for the world at... more »»

Pacific Whale Foundation holding Virtual Ocean Camp

July 16, 2020 MAALAEA — In response to the success of Pacific Whale Foundation’s first two sessions of Virtual Ocean Camp, the program will continue through July as PWF remains steadfast in offering schoolchildre... more »»

Reducing your billfish losses

July 16, 2020 Kneeling down with one hand on the chair’s footrest, you steer the angler toward the starboard corner as line hisses off the reel just over your right ear. The fish stops and the angler pumps. more »»

Pursuit lands first big ahi of the season

July 9, 2020 LAHAINA — The weekend warrior Pursuit weighed the first big ahi of the season for the harbor, weighing 146.0 pounds by Capt. Ron Leon. He was fishing with Captains Rob Cosgrove and Ryno Fiedorowic. more »»

COVID-19 rules for commercial and recreational boats relaxed

July 9, 2020 HONOLULU — The State of Hawaii, through the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR), with the concurrence of the Counties of Hawaii, Maui, Kauai an... more »»

Cynthia Monteleone competes at national track meet in Arizona

July 2, 2020 LAHAINA — Cynthia Monteleone was invited to compete in the first track meet since March at the Desert Dream Last Hurrah Invitational in San Tan Valley, Arizona. The meet was held June 11-13. more »»

Tuna behavior around FADs

July 2, 2020 Tuna do associate with fish aggregating devices (FADs) and have particular behaviors based on the time of day, water temperature and fish species. more »»

West Side canoe clubs have different plans for the summer

June 25, 2020 LAHAINA — The deep reverence for the culture of the Hawaiian outrigger canoe within the island communities all across the state cannot be understated. more »»

Understanding lure rigging

June 25, 2020 One or two? Long or short? Bigger or smaller? Thicker or thinner? Needle, cone or spade point? Stiff or loose? What hook alignment? Go straight or turn it in? The question of life… the life of a lur... more »»

Sentry Tournament of Champions announces $459,743 raised for charity at 2020 event

June 25, 2020 KAPALUA — Tournament officials and representatives from Sentry Insurance announced via a virtual teleconference on June 16 that more than a dozen Maui nonprofit organizations benefitted from the 202... more »»

Graduates Nanea Estrella and Joshua Tihada moving on to compete at the collegiate level

June 18, 2020 LAHAINA — Their cherubic exterior demeanor belies the championship caliber fortitude that resides within the spirits of Lahainaluna High School scholar-athletes Nanea Estrella and Joshua Tihada. more »»

A brief history of FADs

June 18, 2020 The term “FAD” is an acronym for Fish Aggregating Device, or Fish Attracting Device as some prefer. more »»

HSJGA revises its schedule for the rest of 2020

June 18, 2020 HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Junior Golf Association (HSJGA) last week announced its revised schedule for the remainder of 2020. more »»

LHS honors the 2019-20 school year’s top athletes

June 11, 2020 LAHAINA — In a school year that has been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lahainaluna High School’s 2020 athletic achievements will nonetheless be highly regarded in the long and... more »»

Six-year-old lands 150-pound marlin

June 11, 2020 LAHAINA — The Hinatea was on a holo holo pandemic fishing trip, boating a 150-pound blue marlin by six-year-old Samuelu Cole. He was fishing with his dad, Cap. more »»

 
 

 

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