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March 6, 2009

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Small Town Maui ends its second season with 100 shows broadcast in total over two seasons. Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates and gets a free plug for his new show, "The Breakfast Club," to broadcast on same station, date and time. Callers included councilmember Gladys Baisa with appreciation for the show and Brad from Kihei urging the stopping of urban sprawl. The Local Flavor Guest is Elaine Nakashima of AK's Café in Wailuku. Much appreciation to Linn Nishikawa the shows producer, Richard Hoopii for his wonderful music, Gary our engineer, the staff at 1110 AM KAOI and to the many guests and callers during the show. Rocky the Rooster heads back to the farm for a well-deserved rest. And remember, somewhere in the world on the Internet at www.smalltownmaui.org., if it's Friday, "It's Small Town Maui!" Aloha.


Mark Fenton and Jon Santos

February 27, 2009

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Bill Frampton host solo. Dave Ward is in a secure but undisclosed location. Guests included Mark Fenton, pedestrian advocate and former host of the PBS series, "America's Walking," Mike Morris, CEO of the Maui YMCA, and John Santos, president of JS Construction. Bill Frampton hosts solo. Dave Ward is on location in Utah. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. The Local Flavor guest is Rorie Suda from Suda store in Kihei. Susan calls in from Kihei to ask about the vegetable boxes available for purchase and pick-up at the YMCA each week.


Bill and Dave

February 20, 2009

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It's open call-in at Small Town Maui as hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward talk story and take listener calls. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. The Local Flavor guest is Ron Montgomery, vice-president of the Kula Community Association talking about the Upcountry Sustainability Fair on Saturday, February 21. Callers include Larry from Kula asking about the status of Olowalu Town, Carlo from Kihei expressing criticism of developing Olowalu Town, Lloyd from Wailuku asking about buses and Wendy Stebbins, Maui County Volunteer Coordinator, announcing that 2009 Volunteer of the Year award nominations are available for the public to pick up and submital.


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February 13, 2009

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez has the day off. The Local Flavor guest is Darby Gill, executive director of A Keiki's Dream.


John Bendon

February 6, 2009

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host John Bendon, principal of Green Building LLC who talks about green building and how it can enhance and protect our environment. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates. The Local Flavor guest is Teri Edmonds, owner of "If the Shoe Fits and "Testers Shoe Repair" in Wailuku. Callers include Larry from Wailuku with a question on green roofs, Kevin from Haliimaile about smart building, planning and views lost through building placement in Wailea.


Hunter Lovins

January 30, 2009

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Hunter Lovins, president and founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions is today's guest. Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host the show and Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates. The Local Flavor guest is Kimo Falconer, owner of MauiGrown Coffee. Callers include Lloyd from Wailuku commenting on the revitalization of Main Street in Wailuku.


Sandy Robin and Mike

January 23, 2009

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The guests today are Robin Knox, water quality planner, Sandy McGuiness, Maui County Coordinator for the Nutrition & Physical Activity Coalition of Maui County (N-PAC) and Mike Morris, CEO of the Maui Family YMCA and Chair of N-PAC. They discuss efforts to increase physical activity and good nutrition for healthier communities and the need for walkable and bikeable communities. The Local Flavor guest is Bernard Paet, owner of Cupie's Drive Inn and Bentos & Banquets by Bernard. Callers included State Representative Joe Bertram on the needs for walking paths, greenways and zoning code revisions so we can support small towns on Maui. Lloyd from Kihei called to ask that speed limits be observed and urged more bikeable communities.


Bill and Dave

January 16, 2009

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward go to an "Open Mike" format to discuss issues of development and the need to build our future on the values and physical layout of Maui's compact and complete small town. Callers include Lloyd from Wailuku about the need to recognize and appreciate Maui's small town. Larry from Pukalani called in to ask about the status of the Olowalu Town revitalization. The Local Flavor guest was Erica Oleska, owner/manager of Green Ti Boutique & Massage in Wailuku.


Theo Morrison

January 9, 2009

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host Theo Morrison, executive director of the Lahaina Restoration Foundation. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates. The Local Flavor guest is Yuki Lei Sugimura, Connec LLC, speaking about the Chinese New Year and Maui Matsuri. Dave Ward gives a GPAC update. Callers include Larry from Pukalani asking about Halloween on Front Street and the Makena development of Evert Dowling Company.


Les Kuloloio

January 2, 2009

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This show is a repeat from the best of Small Town Maui. It was originally broadcast on November 7, 2008.


Jocelyn Perreira

December 26, 2008

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This show is a repeat from the best of Small Town Maui. It was originally broadcast on December 12, 2008.


Kimokeo Kapahulehua

December 19, 2008

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Kimokeo Kapahulehua is the guest for today's show hosted by Bill Frampton and Dave Ward and moderated by Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez. Dave Ward provides a GPAC update. The Local Flavor guest is Jason Justus of the Maui Family YMCA. Callers include Larry from Haiku and a caller from Wailuku regarding parks and Maui roads.


Jocelyn Perreira

December 12, 2008

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host Jocelyn Perreira, Executive Director & Tri-Isle Main Street Program Coordinator of the Wailuku Main Street Association, Inc. Tri-Isle Main Street Resource Center. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. The Local Flavor guest is Brad MacArthur, Broker-in-Charge, Wailea Realty Corporation talking about "Green Day" event marketing. Dave Ward gives a GPAC update. Callers include Bud on infrastructure needs, Larry about the General Plan, his opposition to Makena Project and support for Olowalu Town. Bill notes passing of Catherine King and Representative Bob Nakasone.


Ed Lindsey

December 5, 2008

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The guest today is Ed Lindsey, Kupuna and chairperson of Maui Cultural Lands, inc. Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host the show and the Local Flavor guest is Maggie Bili, owner of Bohemia Boutique in Wailuku. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates. Dave provides a GPAC update. Callers include Bud from Pukalani talking about local control of schools and poor student performance.


Bill and Dave

November 21, 2008

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host the show with open lines for call-ins. The Local Flavor guest is Alex Franco, Managing Director, Maui Cattle Company. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates. Dave provides a GPAC update. Callers include Larry from Pukalani supporting the Kula Harvest Festival and Bud from Pukalani talking about the need for honesty in our political leaders.


Gladys Baisa

November 14, 2008

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The guest today is Councilmember Gladys C. Baisa. The Local Flavor guest is Steve Goldstein of the Maui Academy of Performing Arts. Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host the show. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates. Dave provides a GPAC update. Callers include Jace on Hawaiian rights and the economy and Bud on ta discussion of "wants" vs. "needs."


Les Kuloloio

November 7, 2008

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host Uncle Les Kuloloio, Kupuna and former member of the Maui/Lanai Islands Burial Council. He spoke about his recent travels to Europe and the importance of Hawaiian values to all of us. "Chivo." owner of Video Images, is the Local Flavor Guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. Callers included Dick Meyer from Kula on the General Plan Advisory Committee and the Maui County 2030 General Plan.


Bill, Dave and Mark

October 31, 2008

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Hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward take calls and discuss small town values and how they can help in tough economic times. The Local Flavor guests are Kay Gehan, Chair, Maui County Republican Party and Lance Holter, Chair, Maui County Democratic Party. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. Callers include Larry from Pukalani on Front Street lack of Halloween festivities and Dee from South Maui about eco-villages.


Mike and Buddy Nobriga

October 24, 2008

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Buddy Nobriga and his son Mike of Maui Soda and Ice Company return for a second week as guests with hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. Dale called in from Makawao to ask about the catch basin on Baldwin Avenue and other water issues. Shane Tegarden, owner of Shane Tegarden Photography, was the Local Flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderated the show.


Mike and Buddy Nobriga

October 17, 2008

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Buddy Nobriga and his son Mike Nobriega of Maui Soda and Ice Company are the guests with hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. Bud from Pukalani called in to talk about the need to play Hawaiian music in our Maui stores. Don Ritchey, owner and chef of Moana Café and Bakery in Paia was the local flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderated the show.


Mercer "Chubby" Vicens

October 10, 2008

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Small Town Maui hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward invite Mercer "Chubby" Vicens, president of the Vicens Entitlement Group, to the show. Sherri Grimes, the outgoing director of the Maui County Fair, was the Local Flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderated the show. Callers included Jace from Haiku on the Hawaiian legacy and A&B history on Maui. Larry from called to ask that smoking be stopped at the County Fair because of the kids.


Jon Santos and his dad Donald Santos

October 3, 2008

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Jon Santos, owner of JS Construction and his father Donald Santos talk story about small town Maui memories and values with hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. The Local Flavor guest is Vincent Mina, an organic urban farmer and founder of the Maui Aloha Aina Association. Callers included Terryl from Waiakoa (Kula) asking about subdivision rules and laws, Tim from Waiehu asking about the economic viability of small towns, and Jocelyn from Haiku saying aloha to the Jon and Donald Santos.


Sherri Dodson

September 26, 2008

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host guest Sherri Dodson, executive director of Habitat for Humanity Maui. The Local Flavor guest is David Giannotto, owner of Giannotto Pizza in Wailuku. Callers included Larry from Pukalani supporting the work of Habitat and Stoyls from Kihei on the value of mixed neighborhoods.


Chauncy Monden

September 19, 2008

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward hosted guest Chauncy Monden, owner of Kula Country Farms. The Local Flavor guests were Cub Scouts Gaby Frampton, age 6, Daniel Judge, age 6, and Logan Rey, age 6. The boys visited the radio station and the show to earn a "Tiger Club Bead" toward earning their Tiger Club Badge. Callers included Larry from Pukalani complimenting Chauncy's market stand in Kula.


Joe Schmidt

September 12, 2008

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The guest today is Joe Schmidt, headmaster at Seabury Hall College Prepatory School. Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host the show and Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates. The Local Flavor guest is Chauncy Monden, owner of Kula Country Farms. Callers include Vincent from Wailuku on the state of our education system, Mike from Kula about schools, Ed from Olinda on the need for school reform and smaller schools, and Carolyn from Makawao on arts in the schools.


Bill, Dave and Mark

September 5, 2008

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward dedicated the show to a discussion of issues facing the Maui General Plan, including the continuation of sprawl within urban growth boundaries and the need to preserve Maui's small town character. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates. The Local Flavor guest is Mike Yap of Yap Electric. Callers include Larry from Pukalani about the difficulty in stopping change, Dale from Makawao on the value of small towns, Jeffrey from upcountry talked about life values and Jace from Haiku who discussed the concept of "Host Culture."


Chris Hart

August 29, 2008

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Dave Ward returns and along with Bill Frampton hosts Chris Hart, former Maui County Planning Director and president of Chris Hart & Partners, inc., a landscape architecture and planning in Wailuku. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. The local flavor guest is Guy Nakoa of Manana Garage in Kahului. Ed calls in from Olinda about small towns and the lack of government responsiveness to citizen needs.


Sandy Baz

August 22, 2008

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Bill Frampton solos on hosting duties as Dave Ward takes a sick day. The featured guest is Sandy Baz, CEO of Maui Economic Opportunity. The Local Flavor guest is Chris Hart of "Dad's Donut Shop" in Wailuku. Tony calls in from Kihei to talk about senior concerns including the rising cost of rent. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Elle Cochran

August 15, 2008

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host Elle Cochran, president of Maui Unite! and a strong advocate for the preservation of Honolua Bay. Cochran discusses environmental and development issues affecting West Maui and the entire island. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. The Local Flavor guest is Cindy Dellafave of the Melting Pot Restaurant in Lahaina. Callers include Larry from Pukalani regarding sprawl, building heights, and the proposed agreement between Maui Land & Pineapple Company and the Save Honolula Coalition; and Ed from Olinda on the reduced quality of life on Maui, the need for dialysis treatment in Hana and the increasing competition for island jobs from non-Maui residents.


Joseph Pluta

August 8, 2008

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Joe Pluta, President of the West Maui Improvement Foundation, is the guest with hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. Pluta talks about the need for a medical facility on the Westside to complement our existing hospital system on Maui and discusses the strengths of Maui's small town values.


Pamela Tumpap

August 1, 2008

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Pamela Tumpap, president of the Maui Chamber of Commerce, is today's guest and Napa Ricopuerto, district manager for Café O Lei, is the Local Flavor guest. Hosting duties are handled by Bill Frampton & Dave Ward. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates. Callers include Dee from Kihei who asks why no markets from Waikapu to Puunene? Mike calls in from Kula urging people to Buy Maui and supporting work of the Maui Chamber. Gladys Baisa, Maui County Councilmember, urges support for small business and talks about Transition Vacation Rentals (TVRs) and the Home Occupation Bill.


Rory Frampton

July 25, 2008

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Dave Ward handles hosting duties solo as Bill Frampton is on vacation this week. Dave's guest is planner Rory Frampton talking about the Maui Island Plan, Maui's small towns, and urban and rural growth boundaries. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates. Callers include Larry from Pukalani commenting on the redevelopment of Wailuku and telephone poles remaining in place and a caller asking for Rory's comments on preserving Maui's small towns. What action should the General Plan Advisory Committee take?


Gene Zarro

July 18, 2008

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Bill Frampton and Dave ward host education advocate Gene Zarro, president of the South Maui Learning Ohana and the Kihei Charter School Board of Education. Gene discusses small schools, 21st century education and declining state support for charter schools in Hawaii. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. The Local Flavor guest is Mike O'Dwyer, owner of Mulligan's on the Blue and Matteo Pizzeria, Callers included Dee from Kihei about the beginning of an Eco-university on Maui, Larry from Pukalani asking about the Kihei Charter School, Mike Morris from Kihei about walking to school and the challenges of the "No Child Left Behind" federal education initiative, and Jocelyn Perria about the upcoming Wailuku on Wednesday forum on Small Towns.


Jon Miller

July 11, 2008

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Today's guest is Jon Miller, president of the Kihei Community Association discussing issues of growth and planning for South Maui. Ken Enriques, owner of Uncle Louie's Sausage Company is Rocky the Roosters special guest. Dave Ward provides a GPAC update and Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. Callers include Stephanie from Kihei on community involvement and why aren't people being listened to by the government, Dave from Kihei saying we done enough planning, it's time to act, especially on south Maui bike paths, and Larry from Pukalani commenting on development in Kihei.


R.J. Dick Tuell

July 4, 2008

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Bill Frampton goes solo as co-host Dave Ward is on assignment. Toda's guest is R.J. Dick Tuell, member of the Cowboy Hall of Fame and the longtime announcer for the Makawao Rodeo. Dick recalls changes on Maui over the years and the declining role of agriculture, which concerns him greatly. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. A caller from Wailuku called in to say they were enjoying the show and to urge Dick to run for Mayor.


Warren Watanabe

June 27, 2008

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Warren Watanabe, Interim Executive Director for the Maui County Farm Bureau and third generation Maui farmer talks with hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward about issues and concerns surrounding the sustainability of agriculture on Maui. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. The "Local Favor" guest is Saedene Ota, owner of Saedene Design in Wailuku. Dave Ward gives the GPAC update on the Maui County General Plan. Callers include Rick from Wailuku asking about prime agriculture lands surrounding Olowalu, Larry from Pukalani asking about water for agriculture, and Kristy from Makawao about sustainability in agriculture.


Mike Morris

June 20, 2008

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host Mike Morris, CEO of the Maui Family who discusses healthy community initiatives of the YMCA and their capital campaign. The local flavor guest is Maureen Rice of the Maui Food Bank. Callers included Mary from Kula asking how to donate to the YMCA Capital Campaign and Larry from Pukalani who said he enjoyed the Don Couch TV show that had Bill and Dave as guests. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderated the show.


Jocelyn Perreira

June 13, 2008

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host Jocelyn Perreira, Executive Director & Tri –Isle Main Street Program Coordinator of the Wailuku Main Street Association, Inc., Tri-Isle Street Resource Center, who talks about the Maui County General Plan and small town Maui. The local flavor guest is Mike Morris, CEO of the Maui Family YMCA who discusses his capital campaign and his goal to help Maui be healthier. Callers included a woman who called about the loss of parking spaces in Wailuku as Main Street undergoes renewal activities and Jace from Haiku who expressed concern over the legal ownership of the land in Hawaii. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderated the show.


Mark Fenton

June 6, 2008

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Mark Fenton, pedestrian advocate and host of the PBS show "America's Walking," joins hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. Callers included Chris from Kula on the subject of sugar cane and the use in Brazil for ethanol production and Larry from Pukalani who won the tickets to a local fundraiser. The Local Flavor guest was Elaine Rothermel owner of A.K.'s Café.


Zeke Kalua

May 30, 2008

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host Zeke Kalua, executive director of the West Maui Taxpayers Association. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the program. Local Flavor guest is Kimo Falconer of Maui Grown Coffee. Callers included Max from Kula on the topic of community planning, Jace from Haiku about the use of the term, "Host Culture," and Joseph from Lahaina about community planning needs.


Jeff Hunt and Dave Michelson

May 23, 2008

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County of Maui Planning Director Jeff Hunt and Long Range Planner Dave Michelson join hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward to discuss the Maui County General Plan development process, growth and other challenges and opportunities for Maui. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show and the Local Flavor guest was Jeremy Kozuki, owner of Home Maid Bakery. Callers included Raphael from Haiku who talked about our environment and raised concerns about the effects of VOG. Jim called in from Kahului to discuss concerns for the future for Maui’s kids.


Bill and Dave

May 16, 2008

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Hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward take calls from listeners, Rocky the Rooster brings in Cathy Nobriga Kim of Rosalani Ice Cream as our "Local Flavor" segment to talk about her new Cherry Truffle ice cream. A portion of the sales is donated to the Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation for breast cancer awareness and education. Dave Ward provided the Maui General Plan update, with current and planned activities available for pubic participation. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. Callers included: Dan from Upcountry about quality of life concerns. Jim called from Haiku about preserving our lifestyle. Larry from Pukalani talked about Maui's plantation days and Peter from Makawao called to say that quality of life is a concern that the General Plan can have an impact on.


Kimokeo Kapahulehua

May 9, 2008

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Kimokeo Kapahulehua is Bill Frampton and Dave Ward's guest. Local flavor features Curtis Takaoka, owner of Tasty Crust "World Famous Hotcakes" in Wailuku. Callers included Jace from Haiku who called about clouded title issues and importing zoning codes from California to Maui, and Fletch from Kula who called about sustainability and that most people aren't getting how important this is to all of us. Dave gives GPAC update.


George Rixey

May 2, 2008

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Small Town Maui with hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward and moderator Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez features architect George Rixey and his views on Traditional Neighborhood Design and planning for growth on Maui. Interviewed in the local flavor segment is Bernard Paet, owner of Cupie's Drive Inn and Bento's & Banquets by Bernard .The General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) moment returns as a regular feature of the show providing current information on the update of the Maui County Island Plan and the General Plan


April 25, 2008

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The inaugural program for the second season of Small Town Maui kicks off with hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward and moderator Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez. The new show features noted teacher and cultural specialist guest Ed Lindsey. Interviewed in the local flavor segment is Miles Nakashima, owner of Pukalani Superette. The General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) moment returns as a regular feature of the show providing current information on the update of the Maui County general Plan. Rocky the Rooster rejoins the show as a regular cast member.


May 25, 2007

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Small Town Maui leaves the air after a successful 55 week run. Hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward field numerous calls including Chris Hart, Councilmember Gladys Baisa, and Kimokeo Kapahulehua is the guest. Rocky the Rooster makes his final appearance with Local Flavor guest is Marc Aurel, owner of Café Marc Aurel's in Wailuku. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Riki Hokama

May 18, 2007

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Maui County Council Chair G. Riki Hokama joins hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward to discuss recent council actions, including the FY 2008 budget. Debbie Sur of Futon Lifestyles is the Local Flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the program.


May 11, 2007

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward talk story about Traditional Neighborhood Design, small town Maui and how we can learn from the past to build a better future for Maui. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates and Kathy Keator, manager of Ke iki Time is the Local Flavor Guest with a Mother's Day special treat idea.


Mike Molina

May 4, 2007

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Councilmember Mike Molina is interviewed by hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. Enrique's Mexican Restaurant is visited by Rocky the Rooster and is as our Local Flavor guest.


April 27, 2007

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Todays show features Bill Frampton and Dave Ward discussing planning, sustainability and small town issues. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show and talks with Maui-born playwright Wayne Moniz.


Jan Dapitan

April 20, 2007

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Jan Dapitan, executive director of the Community Work Day program joins Host Dave Ward and moderator Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez. Bill Frampton will be back next week. Paul Gammie, co-owner of Gammie Home Care joins Rocky the Rooster as our Local Flavor guest.


Jo-Ann Ridao

April 13, 2007

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward are joined by guest Jo-Ann Ridao, County of Maui Housing Commissioner. Rocky the Rooster brings in Taryn Cole, owner of Private Gourmet. Dave does the GPAC update. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Uncle Les Kuloloio

April 6, 2007

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Uncle Les Kuloloio, Kupuna and member of the Maui County Burial Committee talks story with hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. Rocky the Rooster invites in Mike Morris, CEO of the Maui Family YMCA and the show has a General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) update. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Mayor Charmaine Tavares

March 30, 2007

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Bill and Dave are back from vacation and their guest is newly elected Mai County Mayor Charmaine Tavares. Gene Zarro calls in and is interviewed about the Kihei Charter School. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show. Rocky the Rooster is off island and returns next week.


Wesley Lo

March 16, 2007

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Wesley Lo, CEO of Maui Memorial Medical Center, visits with Bill Frampton and Dave Ward to talk about health care in Maui County and issues of additional medical facilities on the island of Maui. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez is on assignment.


Jeff Hunt

March 9, 2007

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Today Bill Frampton and Dave Ward talk story with Maui's new Planning Director, Jeff Hunt. Kahulu Malua-Huber of Runner's Paradise is Rocky the Rooster's Talk Story guest. The show is moderated by Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez.


Deidre Tegarden

March 2, 2007

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Deidre Tegarden, Coordinator of the Maui County Office of Economic Development is interviewed by hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. Greger Leivestad, owner of Hawaiian Sweets & Treats is the Local Flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Cesar Gaxiola

February 23, 2007

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Host Bill Frampton flies solo as Dave Ward is on assignment. The guest is Cesar Gaxiola, newly appointed executive director of the J. Walter Cameron Center. Paul Weinstein, owner of Bounty Music is the Local Flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Dick Mayer

February 16, 2007

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Dick Mayer, vice-chair of the Maui County General Plan Advisory Committe, community activist and retired Maui Community College professor, drops by to talk story with show hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. The Local Flavor segment features the Hui Malama Leaning Center. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Elizabeth Ayson

February 9, 2007

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Bill Frampton calls in from Oahu and Dave Ward is in the studio. The guest is Elizabeth Ayson, former Principal of Iao School and a leader in the Filipino community. The Local Flavor caller is Paula Ambre, executive director of the Maui Farm. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Howard Hanzawa

February 2, 2007

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Hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward visit with Howard Hanzawa, Vice President of the Ka`anapali Development Corporation about growing up on Maui, small town life and the value of community-based planning for new towns on Maui. The Local Flavor guest is Jamie Soto, owner of Party Paradise in the Maui Mall. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Gladys Baisa

Friday, January 26, 2007

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Newly elected Councilmember Gladys Baisa is today's guest. Bill Frampton and Dave Ward interview her with a focus on her new role as Chair of the Council's Planning Committee. Jill Engledow, author of "Maui 101: Your Guide to Island Life," is the Local Flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates he program.


Theo Morrison

Friday, January 19, 2007

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward talk with Theo Morrison, Executive Director of Lahaina Bypass Now, who returns to discuss last weeks community-based 4-day Lahaina Traffic Design Workshop on impending traffic and flood control projects affecting Lahaina Town and how they should be designed and constructed. The Local Flavor guests provide information on Honua Ola, a life celebration event being held on January 20 & 21. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Dave Frazier

Friday, January 12, 2007

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Today's guest is Dave Frazier, President of the Kihei Community Association. Hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward interview Frazier. The Local Flavor guest is Jan Dapitan, Executive Director of the Community Work Day Program. "The GPAC Minute" (General Plan Advisory Committee) provides a report on the status of the Maui County General Plan. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Theo Morrison

Friday, January 5, 2006

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Today's guest is Theo Morrison, executive director of Lahaina ByPass Now. She talks with hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward about the upcoming January 9-12 Lahaina Traffic Design Workshop. The Local Flavor guest is Stephen Kealoha from the Aloha House and Malama Family Recovery Center. A new segment, "The GPAC (General Plan Advisory Committee) Minute" is introduced. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Karee Carlucci

Friday, December 29, 2006

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The featured guest is Karee Carlucci, Executive Director, Lahaina Town Action Committee. Bill Frampton and Dave Ward host the show and Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez is the moderator. The local flavor call in guest is Doreen Fosberg, branch manager of Labor Ready.


Lt. Vidella Nagasaki

Friday, December 22, 2006

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Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez hosts today's show with Lt. Vidella Nagasaki of the Salvation Army as the featured guest. The poet Dylan Thomas reads "A Child's Christmas in Wales," and Santa Claus drops by as the Local Flavor guest. Bill Frampton and Dave Ward return next week.


Sherri Dodson

Friday, December 15, 2006

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward interview Sherri Dodson, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity. The Local Flavor guest is Georgie Rocha of Maui United Way. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Robert Wintner

Friday, December 8, 2006

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Robert Wintner, owner of "Snorkel Bob's" is the guest and talks with Bill Frampton and Dave Ward about protecting our reefs and ocean resources. Wintner is also Executive Director of Snorkel Bob's Foundation and a member of the Northwest Hawaiian Islands Network. The Local Flavor guest is Barbara Cipro, owner of "Water Lily" in Wailea. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Jocelyn Perreira

Friday, December 1, 2006

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Jocelyn Perreira, Executive Director of the Wailuku Main Street Association and the Tri-Isle Main Street Coordinator visits with Bill Frampton and Dave Ward and provides an update on new projects of her organization and plans for the future. The Local Flavor guest is Richard Yust, managing director of the Maui Food Bank. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Ewalani Shim and Kimokeo Kapahulehua

Friday, November 17, 2006

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Kimokeo Kapahulehua makes a return appearance and is interviewed by Bill Frampton and Dave Ward in a pre-Thanksgiving show about Hawaiian cultural practices that offer thanks for bounty received. Rocky the Rooster invites in Local Flavor guest Marc Aurel, owner of Cafe Marc Aurel in Wailuku Town. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Grant Chun

Friday, November 10, 2006

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Hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward talk story with Grant Chun, Vice President of A&B properties. The local flavor guest is Shay Smith of Hawaii Sea Spirits. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Roy Katsuda

Friday, November 3, 2006

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Hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward talk story with Roy Katsuda, executive director of Hale Mahaolu, which manages over 900 units of affordable senior citizen housing in Maui County. Rocky the Rooster invites in local flavor guest Robert Comstock of the E & O Trading Company restaurant in Lahaina. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Friday, October 27, 2006

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Chris Scharein and Elaine Gallant of the Maui District Tennis Association are interviewed by hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward on the topic of the loss of tennis courts in West Maui due to development. The local flavor guest is Dave Jorgensen on behalf of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Sandy Baz

Friday, October 20, 2006

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Hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward interview Sandy Baz, executive director of Maui Economic Opportunity who discusses MEO's many programs and the upcoming MEO sponsored Senior Fair on Saturday, October 28. The local flavor guest highlights the historic Pioneer Inn in Lahaina and Bill, Dave and Sandy sing happy birthday to moderator Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez who turns 60 on Sunday, October 22.


Warren Watanabe

Friday, October 13, 2006

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Warren Watanabe of the Maui County Farm Bureau joins hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward in a discussion on the importance of agriculture to Maui County and issues of agricultural sustainability. Continuing his Mexican food theme from the previous week, Rocky the Rooster brings in Lesley Hargrove, co-owner of Las Pinatas of Maui as the local flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Dan Boylan and Jeanne Skog

Friday, October 6, 2006

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Bill Frampton's guests are Dan Boylan, UH History professor and political analyst for KGMB 9 TV News; and Jeanne Skog, President and CEO of the Maui Economic Development Board, the guests offer overviews of what is motivating Hawaii voters this year and how Maui residents can participate in drawing up the next General Plan for Maui County. Dave Ward is off today. Enrique Castro, owner and chief of Enrique's Mexican Restaurant in Kihei is the local flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Gene Zorro

Friday, September 29, 2006

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Gene Zarro of the Kihei Charter School visits with hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward to discuss education issues and the role of education in building healthy communities. Debbie Arakaki of Mr. Subs and Tacos is the Local Flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Richard Hoopii and Sherri Grimes

Friday, September 22, 2006

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Hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward sit down with noted Hawaiian entertainer Richard Hoopi`i and Maui County Fair Director Sherri Grimes to talk about Fair memories and efforts to ensure a healthy community of musicians on Maui. Richard sings two songs live on the air. The local flavor guest is Barry Allison of the Kihei Caffe. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


George Fontaine

Friday, September 15, 2006

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"Small Town Maui" hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward talk story with George Fontaine, former Maui Police Captain and President of the Kihei Community Association about issues of homelessness, poverty, living wages and youth programs. The local flavor guest is Kimo Falconer who has opened his new coffee store in Lahaina featuring coffee grown on Maui on the mountain slopes above Ka?anapali. The program is moderated by Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez.


George Rixey

Friday, September 8, 2006

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Architect George Rixey, former president of the Kihei Community Association is the guest on today's show hosted by Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. Rocky the Rooster welcomes Jennifer Nguyen, owner of a Saigon Cafe in Wailuku as the local flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Tom Cook

Friday, September 1, 2006

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Tom Cook, President of TCM Contracting and the head of the Maui Contractor's Association, is the guest on today's show hosted by Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. Rocky the Rooster greets award-winning chief Beverly Gannon of the Haliimaile General Store Restaurant as the local flavor guest. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Scott Fisher

Friday, August 25, 2006

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The featured guest, interviewed by hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward, is Scott Fisher of the Maui Coastal Land Trust who talks about the mission of the Land Trust and the work being done on Trust land at the 227 acre Waihe'e Coastal Refuge (formerly the old Waihe‘e Dairy) to restore it's natural habitat. The Local Flavor guest is Ginger Prince of the Honolua Store in Kapalua.


Hokulani Holt-Padilla

Friday, August 18, 2006

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Today's guest is Hokulani Holt-Padilla. Hosts Bill Frampton and Dave Ward interview her as she explains the meaning of key words in the Hawaiian language, how they can guide us in our daily lives and help us chose the values we can employ to strengthen Maui's small towns. The Local Flavor guest is Chris Kaiwe of the award-winning Lahaina restaurant Pineapple Grill. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Tom Cannon

Friday, August 11, 2006

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward interview Tom Cannon, principal of Architects Maui, president of AIA Maui, and the chairman for Wailuku Main Street Association. The Local Flavor guest is Gordon Loo of Cook Kwee's Maui Cookies. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Kimokeo Kapahulehua

Friday, August 4, 2006

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward interview Kimokeo Kapahulehua about his community activities including a fishpond restoration in Kihei, reforestation efforts and an upcoming canoe voyage to the northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Bernard Paet, owner of Bentos & Banquets and Cupie's in Kahului, is the Local Flavor segment guest. Tom Blackburn- Rodriguez moderates the show.


Clyde Sakamoto and Janet Six

Friday, July 28, 2006

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward visit with Clyde Sakamoto, Chancellor of Maui Community College, University of Hawaii, and Janet Six, Chair and co-coordinator of the Islands of the World Conference being held at the college. The local flavor guest is Bobby Santos the director the Maui Culinary Academy, located at the college. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Vince Bagoyo, Jeff and Lydia Dela Cruz

Friday, July 21, 2006

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward talk story about the Sakadas and the yearlong celebration of 100 years of Filipinos on Maui with Vince Bagoyo, Chair of the Maui Filipino Centennial's Coordinating Council and Mr. & Mrs. Filipino Centennial, Jeff & Lydia Dela Cruz. The local flavor guest is Michael Moore, Marketing Director for the Old Lahaina Luau. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Susan Moikea and John Andersen

Friday, July 14, 2006

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Tom Blackburn- Rodriguez subs for Bill Frampton and Dave Ward. Guests are Susan Moikea and John Andersen of Na HALE O Maui, a Housing and Land Enterprise nonprofit formed to assist in the creation of housing that will remain affordable in perpetuity. Jonathan Miller of the Kihei Community Association calls in to discuss the Urban Land Institute's visit to Maui to study affordable housing solutions and Cathy Nobriga of Roselani Ice Cream is the "Local Flavor" guest.


Bruce Uu and Bill Kamai

Friday, July 7, 2006

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Dave Ward talks story with Bruce Uu and Bill Kamai of the Hawaii Carpenters Union about their childhood memories of Maui and the people who helped to influence them. Bill receives a call-in from the man who used to rent Bill's parents their house in Waihee and both Bruce and Bill talk about how they became carpenters. Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez moderates the show.


Kimo Falconer

Friday, June 30, 2006

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward talk story with Kimo Falconer of MauiCoffee Roasters about his new company, preserving agriculture and open space, coffee growing above Ka'anapali and his memories of Lahaina--fishing, surfing and enjoying summers as a boy. The show is moderated by Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez.


Jeanne Skog

Friday June 23, 2006

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward interview Jeanne Skog, President & CEO of Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) about Focus Maui Nui and the Walk Story workshop to be held on Saturday, June 24, to gather input from Maui residents regarding General Plan 2030, the update of the Maui County General Plan that will set Urban and Rural growth boundaries for the county.

The "Local Flavor" segments features Talk Story with Clyde Hamai of Hamai Appliances.


Ed Lindsey

Friday June 16, 2006

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward interview noted teacher and cultural specialist Ed Lindsey about growing up in Lahaina, his efforts to preserve the land, protect cultural resources and influence growth on Maui with a values-based vision of the future.

The "Local Flavor" segments features Talk Story with Jeremy Kozuki of Home Maid Bakery.

Also calling in is Joan Martin regarding the Maui Nui Housing Task Force "Preparing for Home Ownership Workshop" to be held on Saturday at the Maui Beach Hotel.


Jocelyn Perreira

Friday June 9, 2006

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Bill Frampton and Dave Ward interview Jocelyn Perreira - the Executive Director and Program Coordinator of the Wailuku Main Street Association, Inc./Tri-Isle Main Street Resource Center - about what we can do to preserve Maui's small town character as we plan for the future.

The "Local Flavor" segments features Talk Story with Curtis Takaoka of Tasty Crust Restaurant in Wailuku.

Also calling in is Laura Magsanide regarding the 4H Livestock Show & Auction. The event is part of the Upcountry Farm Fair at the Eddie Tam Memorial Center held on Saturday.


Friday June 2, 2006

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Gladys Baisa is interviewed by Bill Frampton and Tom Blackburn Rodriguez as she shares stories of growing up in Paia and Makawao, attending St. Joseph's School, Paia Elementary School and the Old Maui High School.

Also joining the show in the "Local Flavor" segment is Harry Hasegawa of Hasegawa's General Store in Hana.

Listeners visiting the website are encouraged to briefly write their favorite Small Town Maui Story. If their story is selected and read on the air, they will receive a free lunch gift certificate to local restaurant compliments of Bill and Dave.


Friday May 26, 2006

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Today's guest is Kupuna Les Kuloloio who is interviewed about the Ahupua'a; it's shared universal values and principles of land stewardship and caring for people. Uncle Les is a well-recognized storyteller and also serves on the Maui County Burial Council.

Later on in the show, callers joined in with their ideas and stories about Maui's small towns. The number to call is 244-9533, call after 7:20 am on the day of the show. You can also contact our website during the week at www.smalltownmaui.org - if we mention your story or question on the air, you'll receive a free lunch gift certificate to one of Maui's favorite small town stores compliments of our hosts Bill and Dave.


Friday May 19, 2006

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Small Town Maui features guests Joe Bertram of Bikeways Maui discussing alternative transportation options for Maui, New Urbanism and how to get more people out of their cars and off the road.

Also interviewed in the local business segment is Lance Takamiya of Takamiya?s Market in Happy Valley. A long time Maui fixture, the store is affectionately referred to as "The Little Giant of Happy Valley.


Friday May 12, 2006

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The inaugural program of Small Town Maui features guests Chris Hart of Chris Hart and Partners, a landscape architectural firm. Chris has played a key role in many progressive aspects of Maui?s planning. He discusses the evolution of Planning in Maui County during the nearly three decades of his planning career.

Interviewed in the local business segment is Miles Nakashima, owner of Pukalani Superette.