Akakū hosts three 10-week Salon Seasons in Spring, Summer, and Fall during which speakers are scheduled every Thursday evening from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm. Many of the Salons include film segments or slide presentations that are recorded for broadcast later to air on Akakū TV’s Channel 55, Sunday at 8:00 pm.
Admission is free, however, we have limited seating so if you would like to reserve a seat, please RSVP with the links below or call 808-871-5554.
If you have an idea for a Salon topic or wish to suggest a public speaker whom you think would be a good presenter, feel free to contact Jena Miller at 808-871-5554 ext. 232.
The county civic center and downtown region of Wailuku town have been on a slow decline for decades as business development moved to Kahului and other areas of the island. Now, funding has been set aside to make improvements to the area surrounding the courthouse and county offices.
Kaho’olawe Island Reserve Commission (KIRC) Executive Director, Mike Naho’opi’i will give an update on the commission’s ambitious plans for a new Education and Operations Center in Kihei
The risks inherent to childhood have grown more dangerous in the modern era. In addition to the age-old temptations of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and unsafe sex, new threats like vaping, cyberbullying and an increased incidence of teen suicide
Superhero movies from powerhouse publishers like Marvel and DC Comics have dominated the film market for more than a decade, taking in more money than any other film genre.
Lis will walk us through the process of assessing financial goals and setting the things in motion that can help bring them to fruition. She will also talk about a new retirement paradigm in which folks take a break from work, gain some new technological skills, and then rejoin the workforce in a different capacity, possibly repeating the pattern several times.
Sea turtles are threatened and endangered species, yet they are both beloved by tourists and a favorite food source for sharks. Maintaining its population is critical to nature’s balance, not to mention Hawaii’s tourist economy.
Keeping up with the speeds available to mainland customers will require new cables connecting Hawaii to the grid, but who will foot the bill? Will Hawaii businesses be able to compete in the global economy? As higher resolution video and “the internet of things” place bigger and bigger demands on our broadband network, the need for new infrastructure is obvious, but who is planning for the next stage?
Lisa Darcy is a long-time advocate for those living unsheltered on Maui and the founder of "Share Your Mana". She is designing an easily-replicated, sustainable blueprint for combating preventable outcomes in homelessness, mental illness, and addiction.