Five-time Grammy nominee Amy Hanaiali‘i will be puttin’ on shows at the Ritz. The Maui News /CARLA TRACY photo
Charley’s new Executive Chef Jesse Sword has upgraded the menu to be a grand “gastro-saloon” affair with chicken and waffles (clockwise from front); beet-and-local-goat cheese salad; cauliflower bites, pork-belly ends; Maui Cattle Co. burgers; pulled-pork sandwiches; St. Louis ribs; prime rib; local flat-iron steak; smoked salmon cakes; and bruschetta of the week. The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photos
Server Jennifer Quick whisks a top-shelf margarita to one of the high-top tables.
Tri-Isle Broker Donna Ting (left) and Sotheby’s Broker Cathy Paxton-Haines enjoy the Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center’s annual First Night with food, drink and rare and original art and crafts that are perfect for gift giving over the holidays. This year’s First Night is coming up Wednesday. The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photo
Ahi poke is as fresh as it gets with Maui onion, togarashi aioli, tempura nib, coconut-cilantro “air,” kaffir-lime oil, and ogo and inamona sprinkles. The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua photo
Gary Leavitt (center with lei) and the Maui Choral Arts Association will perform their holiday concert Sunday at the MACC. Jack Grace photo
Julia Roberts and Jacob Tremblay star in “Wonder.” Lionsgate photo via AP
The voice of Anthony Gonzalez, as Miguel, stars in “Coco.” Disney/Pixar photo via AP
Artwork by participating artists (clockwise from top left) Kari McCarthy, Melissa Chimera, Tim Garcia, Lori Koprowski and Scott Reither. Photos courtesy Four Seasons Resort Maui.
Mark Levine (from left), Jim Oxborrow and Orion Milligan star in the ProArts Playhouse holiday presentation, “My Three Angels.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 1 through 17 at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Tickets are $26. For more information or to purchase tickets for any ProArts event, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com. Jack Grace photo
Ricky Jones (left) and Sara Jelley bring holiday magic to Maui with the premiere of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” opening this weekend at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Jack Grace photo
Shawna (left) and Kiefer Thompson, better known as Thompson Square, play the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Slack key artist Makana will open the show. Tickets are $45, $65, $85, and $125 (plus applicable fees). For more information or to purchase tickets, go to the box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org. Photo courtesy the MACC