Lahaina is a ghost town (video)

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My family and I love Maui. It’s the first place my kids touched the Pacific Ocean and we’ve spent 10 weeks out of the last 5 years there. It’s our second home. When we go, we spend hours (if not days) in the ocean. We now know the island like the back of our hand and in many ways Maui feels like  Colorado. (Except for all that beautiful salt water. :))  When I say it feels similar, I mean the towns in Maui are similar to towns/cities in Colorado.

  • Paia = Boulder
  • Kihei = Arvada
  • Wailea = Cherry Creek
  • Lahaina = Estes Park

This video shows Lahaina today with COVID-19 and a travel ban in full effect. A travel ban that I hope ends soon.

By Michael Myers

I'm an Associate Teaching Professor of Digital Marketing at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. I also consult with startups and established brands. I'm currently interested in artificial intelligence, cognitive neuroscience and culture. I am married to an amazing woman and have two incredible children. I was raised in Colorado and spend my free time with family, cycling, snowboarding and going to the Pacific Ocean to SCUBA dive + surf. I'm passionate about architecture, design, street art, photography and tattooing.

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