Roxanne Tiffin understands the value of eating well. Knowing that the best dishes are prepared from the freshest regional ingredients is why she started Kula Fields, a home delivery service of fresh, locally grown produce. An avid member of Slow Food Maui, she enjoys cooking & sharing good food with family and friends. She feels that sharing the pleasures of the table is where memorable experiences transpire and the growing of community flourishes.
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Dr. Heather Wittenberg is a psychologist who lives on Maui with her husband and four young children. She gives parenting tips on her website BabyShrink.com, and provides child development expertise for national parenting magazines and educational companies.
Sarah Burns lives on the West side of Maui with her two young children, high-school sweetheart and their dog named Duke. When she’s not building sand castles with the kids or trying to get her dog to surf, Sarah is busy working from home on her soon-to-launch product, Tag a Towel. You can catch her parenting dispatches from paradise on her blog, The Ohana Mama, here she shares tips of exploring Maui with kids and an inside look at living on the island. Be sure to follow Sarah on Twitter or like The Ohana Mama on Facebook.
Megan is our contributing Maui kid blogger who writes reviews once a month on different kid friendly restaurants. Megan attends Kamehameha Middle School. She is a second-degree Black Belt at Maui Taekwondo and Hapkido Center, and will be part of their team representing Maui at the Junior Olympics national tournament in California. In her spare time she enjoys trying new restaurants and writing reviews.
Liza created A Maui Blog, the premier blog covering life on Maui since December, 2006. She is a 40-something Maui mom who provides “reliable information on Maui’s happenings & local events, word of mouth recommendations of the best of the best on the island” and is committed to supporting Maui businesses share their stories with visitors and locals alike. She lives on Maui with her beautiful and active family. Many of her personal musings and family adventures are also found on her personal blog Liza’s Eyeview. Liza is a social media enthusiast and a regular panelist at Maui Social Media Users Group. She is starting another blog to help small business on Maui- A Maui Biz
Gail Nagasako lives on Maui and draws from 22 years of experience as a homeschool support group leader and counselor, and the mother of a now-grown homeschooled son, Ms. Nagasako shows you that homeschooling is easier than you think. (Homeschooling: Why and How to be published by Mill City Press this fall and available now as a manuscript at GailNagasako.com. ) In Homeschooling: Why and How, Gail Nagasako shares the essentials of why over a million families have chosen to homeschool and how they go about it.
Rusty Gage is the owner of www.valleyislegymnastics.com in Kahului and here Rusty will be sharing tips on fitness for the whole family. Rusty knows physical movement and business well, with a BA in Exercise and Sports Science and a Master’s Degree specializing in Business Management. Having taught and coached gymnastics for nearly 35 years on all levels of the spectrum, he’s been involved with just about every level of physical fitness. Valley Isle Gymnastics has won the Maui County Mayor’s Small Business of the Year Award, the Hawaii Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Business Ethics and has been a finalist in Hawaii Business Magazine’s Small Biz Success Awards.