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Adrenaline-pumping activities for today’s adventurous dads

Does your father enjoy living life on the edge rather than middle of the couch? If so, you can’t go wrong with Father’s Day fun built around action and adventure. Maui has a wealth of exciting outdoor and extreme sports and excursions — from scuba-diving and snorkling to wakeboarding ...

In the Loop

The premise behind so many sports, be it soccer or hockey or American football, is to get a ball into the opposing team’s goal area. The sport of polo is no exception, though players must use a mallet to hit the ball while riding horses instead of using their hands or feet to launch a ball ...

The understated affection between fathers and sons

Men may not be from Mars, but — compared to women — they do communicate in very different ways. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than in the relationships of fathers and sons. Outwardly, many father-and- son pairs may appear distant and disengaged. A guy who wouldn’t think twice ...

Ahead of the Class

To have your class, workshop or presentation included in this free listing, email its title, instructor, location, dates, start/end times, cost and brief description to currents@mauinews. com. Due to the volume of submissions, items will be listed as close as possible to their start date; if a ...

Thank You Letter

Soto’s Crime Control Hawaii would like to acknowledge our Maui Police Department and the Kahului beat officers for providing support to one of our female guards stationed at one of our busiest post on Alamaha. With the growing population of homeless people on Maui, businesses are even more ...

Pet of the Week

Do you love to snuggle up with a fabulously fluffy friend? Then you should meet me, Gizmo, cat No. 1B. I’m a 5-year-old calico cutie that really likes to earn kind words and cuddle time. I came to the shelter on June 1, because my owners were moving and couldn’t take me with them. Now ...

Canoeing in the wilderness of Minnesota

Every paddle stroke sprinkled water drops, reflecting the setting sun like sparklers across the black, glacier-carved lake. Just a few hours earlier, I had been portaging on an ankle-deep muddy trail with that 55-pound canoe balanced over my head, shielding me from a chilly downpour. That ...

Book Review: Kenneth Johnson’s ‘The Darwin Variant’ is engaging novel

• “The Darwin Variant” (47North), by Kenneth Johnson When scientists calculate that a comet will impact Earth, chaos reigns, but the worst is yet to come in Kenneth Johnson’s sci-fi thriller, “The Darwin Variant.” The vast cast of characters ranges from scientists to high-school ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1918 — There is a chance for Maui women who would like to enlist in canteen work back of the battlefront in Europe to do so now. The YMCA is now looking for suitable women. But the requirements are not easy. 75 Years Ago 1943 — Mrs. Thelma Boyum Watson of Hamakuapoko ...

Thrift Stores

The following is a listing of nonprofit organizations that sell an assortment of used and donated goods. For changes or new listings, call 242-6343. • Goodwill Retail Thrift Store, 250 Alamaha St., Ste. N-9, Kahului, 442-8989, Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ...

The Green Room salon series opens . . .

There is so much beauty in the world — everywhere you look, with the right eyes, you will find it. Humans are drawn to and have an intrinsic need for it, which we fulfill through our embrace of and attempts to create art, music, photography, writing and more. But for every yin there is a ...

In the Loop

DUO DIORAMA BRINGS MODERN MUSIC OFFERING Ebb & Flow Arts features Chicago-based Duo Diorama, composed of Chinese violinist Minghuan Xu and Canadian pianist Winston Choi, for two concerts in Hawaii next weekend. The first takes place at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Makawao Union Church, 1445 ...

Thank You Letters

The National Association of Letter Carriers in conjunction with the U.S. Postal Service would like to express a sincere “Thank You,” to our Maui postal patrons, community volunteers and the H.P. Baldwin High School ROTC students for their support in our 26th annual NALC food drive which ...

Ahead of the Class

To have your class, workshop or presentation included in this free listing, email its title, instructor, location, dates, start/end times, cost and brief description to currents@mauinews.com. Due to the volume of submissions, items will be listed as close as possible to their start date; if a ...

Pet of the Week

Are you looking for a gentle and adoring cuddle-bug? Then you should meet me, Puna, dog No. 66. I’m a tender and loving 7-year-old lady that really just wants the chance to get close and earn as many hugs and kisses as I can. I get along well with other dogs, but what I really crave is your ...

Inverse expression, textured simplicity

With the stroke of a brush, Mazatl unleashes fantastic creatures from the dark with an artistic wizardry that might leave lesser mortals baffled. The graphic artist and printmaker from Mexico City, selected for the 2018 Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center’s 2018 Artist in Residence program, is ...

Book Review: ‘Florida’ stories are edgy, potent

• “Florida” (Riverhead Books), by Lauren Groff A collection of short fiction by Lauren Groff, “Florida” brings together 11 stories that for the most part have been published in recent years with favorable critical notice. Several were published in The New Yorker magazine and ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1918 — The children of the Kahului School gave up their holiday on Tuesday and spent the day doing Red Cross work. They finished 12 pillows, 12 slips and a number of layette articles. 75 Years Ago 1943 — The weekly USO picnics which last year were among the most popular ...

Thrift Stores

The following is a listing of nonprofit organizations that sell an assortment of used and donated goods. For changes or new listings, call 242-6343. • Goodwill Retail Thrift Store, 250 Alamaha St., Ste. N-9, Kahului, 442-8989, Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ...