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Meet GoOpti: BlaBlaCar Rival That Aims to Compete with Uber

The service offers three types of tickets. The cheapest one is Opti, which accounts for about 70 percent of bookings. Opti passengers are content with waiting for a van for up to three hours at home and arrive to the airport up to three hours earlier than it would be perfect for them. They could, …

Transportation

Tesla Energy and solar installation with 6 Powerwall units cutting $13,000 per year in energy cost

If you are still waiting for your Tesla Powerwall order it’s because this guy in Australia is hogging them all. OK, maybe not all, but 6 units – making his installation one of the biggest home energy storage in the country.<p>Natural Solar, one of Tesla’s authorized resellers in Australia, just …

Here's Why Solar Farms Are Booming in the U.S.

Solar panels on the rooftops of homes might be the most visible, and emblematic, form of solar energy. But it’s the solar panels that make up the …

What to See and Do in Split, Croatia

Visit Diocletian’s Palace<p>Diocletian Palace, Split. Courtesy of Sobrecroacia on Flickr<p>When Roman Emperor Diocletian decided to retire, he could have …

European Travel

Exploring Croatia’s Wine Regions

It only takes one meal to learn how important wine is to daily life in Croatia. Like many of its Mediterranean neighbors, a combination of perfect …

5 Top Places to Visit in Croatia

Croatia looks like it may be the next big thing in European travel – the beautiful country has history, recreational facilities and plenty of nature …

European Travel

Food-and-Wine-Lover’s Guide to Croatia

Sunbaked and mountainous, the islands of southern Croatia feel especially cozy in the fall when summer crowds have thinned and breezes have cooled. …

Renewable energy costs to drop 40 percent in next two years

A new report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has exceptionally good news for the future of renewable energy. Costs are …

Carbon Nanoballs Can Transform the Renewable Energy Supply

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have discovered that the insulation plastic used in high-voltage cables can withstand a 26 per cent …

Nobel Prize

Grid Batteries for Wind, Solar Find First Customers - MIT Technology Review

Several new types of battery, each capable of cost-effectively storing the energy output from a wind or solar farm, are finally being hooked up to …

Hana Ranch Purchaser Cites Need for Local-Grown Food

By Maui Now Staff<p>A gateway of the Hana Ranch. Courtesy photo.<p>Bio-Logical Capital announced the purchase of the main mauka portion of Hāna Ranch in …

Maui for foodies

From the steep slopes of volcanic Haleakala to the wealth of surf spots, Maui beckons lovers of sun, sand and surf. But venture just beyond the hotel buffet and discover what a foodie destination the Valley Island has become.<p>Maui’s culinary landscape is heavily influenced by fresh, local and ‘<i>ono</i> …

Top 10 Maui travel experiences

Admit it – you’re grinning already, even before you step on the plane. It starts with the idea of Maui… the anticipation. With the abundance of white beaches, waterfalls, and waves, what is there not to love? With all this island has to offer, you may be wondering where to start – never fear we got …

What to Do in Hawaii

01 of 22<p>Maui<p>Maui's Road to Hana drive features over 500 sharp curves and over 50 single lane bridges along the way. It also showcases jaw-dropping …

Hawaii

Photo Essay: Heli-tour of West Maui & Molokai

Hawaiian Helicopter Tour of West Maui and Molokai<p>One of the highlights from our trip to Maui was a heli-tour over West Maui and Molokai with Blue …

Maui

The Difference Between a Farmer and a Global Chemical Corporation

Posted on February 14, 2014 Categories: Agriculture, GMO, Pesticides<p><b>The intentional blurring in the difference between farmers, and the global</b> …

Protecting Maui’s Water

Posted on November 3, 2013 Categories: Highlight, Wai (Fresh Water)<p><b>Restore Stream Flow and Recharge Aquifers:</b> Maui’s best aquifers have a better …

Child Care, Farming, and Working Parents in Hawaii - MAUI FAMILY

Share this...<p>By Shay Chan Hodges<p>Two months ago, I wrote a post called <b></b>The Short Game: Taking the “Work” out of “Working Together” about a community …

So Long 2013 - And Thanks for all The Sharks

A Maui Year in Review<p>Usually, highlights of the year are made at the end of such year, but in the TRUE spirit of “Maui Time” meaning island time, …