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Comment by Daniel Leuck on November 1, 2009 at 6:01am
Hi Keith - I know several people in the group looking for work. I hope Solvate can be of assistance.

Its great to see that this group has grown to 39 members and has regular meet-ups, hikes, etc. For the first year, there was almost no activity on any of the neighbor island groups.

Mika and I are on Maui every 1-2 months, so we consider it our second home :-) We hope to catch the next hike organized by Amber.
Comment by Keith Powers on October 29, 2009 at 8:27pm
A colleague just launched a company called Solvate... a distributed workforce model (domestic business outsourcing) - perhaps perfect for folks looking for some extra telecommuting work... Just beware that the company is brand new so I have no idea how many clients are registered and looking for specific skill sets from "timesmiths" - but it is still worth checking out...

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The registration process starts here and includes interviews, a background check, references, and verification of any third-party certifications you may have.

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Comment by amber ngo on October 27, 2009 at 7:29am
There was a great turn out for the Malama Wao Akua art show this past Saturday. There were 140 submissions and 48 made the show (8 by keiki and 40 by adults). The pieces are displayed through Nov 10th. Crystal Jean got two pieces into the show (not part of a set or series):

Comment by amber ngo on October 21, 2009 at 6:34pm
Hi fellow techies. The Malama Wao Akua Art Show is this Saturday at 5p at Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao (on Baldwin Ave next to the Makawao Steakhouse). Stop by and vote for our fellow techie member, Crystal Jean Baranyk. There'll be pupus and drinks. Bring the family! Bring friends! The last time we entered the competition, they had hula dancers for the blessings.

Comment by GR on October 19, 2009 at 5:12pm
Hello all....
Comment by Keith Powers on October 19, 2009 at 4:12pm
Hi Amber and Brandyn,

Thanks for setting up these hikes! We are heading to Japan for 2 weeks on Thursday but would love to join when we get back.

Comment by Brandyn on October 19, 2009 at 2:28pm
Current and future hikes will be posted here:
Sign up to get notifications, and you can also check off whether you plan to be there.
Comment by Don Gilmore on October 19, 2009 at 10:07am
I started a new blog today. No ads. No fads. I hope it does some good. Probably mostly science observations and editorials.
Comment by amber ngo on October 19, 2009 at 7:22am
From yesterday's hike on the Waihee Ridge Trail
Comment by amber ngo on October 19, 2009 at 6:44am
Hike: Trail - Kahakapao Trail (Makawao Forest Reserve)
Sunday, 10/25, 11a
90 kahakapao Rd, Maui, HI,+Maui,+HI&hl=en
From Makawao, head north on Makawao Ave until you pass St. Joseph's Church on your right.
Turn right on to Piiholo Road. Travel approximately 3km.
Turn left on the Waiahiwi Road.
Turn right on to Kahakapao Road and follow on up until the gate that reads "Entering Makawao Forest.".
Do not park inside the gate. They may close and lock it at any time. Don't leave your valuables, this is just common sense in Maui.
There are several trails that branch off the paved road (all marked). People bike these trails also. If you head straight up you will hit the reservoir.
The ground can be muddy, and some parts including the paved road are actually steep.
Figure a 7km hike is about 3+ hours.

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