Contributors

Roxanne Tiffin

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. Photo Credit: Peter Liu

 

Dr. Heather Wittenberg

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

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.

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Jennifer Poppy

Jennifer Poppy is a freelance writer, with a background in public relations, event planning and non-profit work. She and her hubby Greg love raising their two sons and their daughter on Maui, and find joy in serving their local community.

 

Emmanuelle Emmanuelle Betham

Emmanuelle Betham, M Ed, is an Educator and Coach, Company Director and Mother of three grown up children, with whom she home-schooled as the family travelled extensively. She has over twenty years’ experience in teaching & coaching languages and communication, both in England and on Maui, and she is one of the owners of Paia’s popular Café des Amis (cdamaui.com). Emmanuelle is a native French speaker and she specialises in Language and Communication in the wide sense (for Business, Family, Self-Management and Performance: facilitating Confidence, Resilience and Growth), including in the acquisition of English and French as Foreign Languages. languagecommunicationcoaching.com

Liza Pierce

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

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.

 

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