Pau Hana

9th Life Hawaii: Quietly caring for Maui cats since 1999

Phyllis Tavares has always loved animals—she was born that way, she admits. “There was never an awakening,” she says. “It was always there.” It was there when, as a New York City-dwelling toddler visiting the country for the first time, she eagerly tottered toward a massive bull ...

In the Loop

HAWAII ANIMAL RESCUE FOUNDATION Since 2011, Maui’s largest nonprofit no-kill animal shelter has been committed to the philosophy of people helping animals and animals helping people through a variety of services that benefit the community The organization receives no federal funds and ...

New AKC dog museum unleashed in NYC

It’s a museum that invites visitors to come! Sit! And stay. The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog opened earlier this month in midtown Manhattan, returning to New York after three decades on the outskirts of St. Louis. The collection boasts portraits of royal and presidential pets, ...

Hui presents upcoming Retrospective Series

Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center in Makawao invites the community to celebrate the art and personal metamorphosis of Douglas Chun, the late artist and well-loved friend in the community, as part of its Retrospective Series. Douglas Chun — Full Circle will run from March 8 through April ...

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

Looking for a larger than life cuddle-buddy to relax with? Then you should meet me, Bubba, cat No. 13. I’m a gentle and loving 5-year-old guy that’s been waiting for a forever family since September. I spent quite a bit of time in foster care while Maui Humane Society managed my weight ...

Mastering stocks, broths: Rachel Mamane divulges details

With rains, blustery winds and even some snow and ice on Haleakala, this time of year is perfect to enjoy a hot cup of broth — whether it be in your favorite noodle soup or as a stand alone. The Maui Food Innovation Center at University of Hawai‘i Maui College in Kahului will present the ...

Hawaiian Airlines brewing interest

Hawaii Coffee Company, the owner of Lion Coffee, just announced a multi-year Hawaiian Airlines agreement to serve award-winning Lion Coffee onboard its aircraft. Now coffee-loving passengers on Hawaiian’s international, U.S. Mainland and Neighbor Island flights can enjoy fresh, locally ...

Koloa Rum to host fun ‘Eat Your Drink’ evening in Waikapu

The award-winning Koloa Rum Company of Kauai will travel to Maui to present “Eat Your Drink,” a culinary cocktail event in partnership with The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation, located in Waikapu. Seatings run from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. in The Mill House’s private event space, the ...

Book Review: Bonded by blood, history and the Outback

• “The Lost Man” (Flatiron Books), by Jane Harper The three Bright brothers, bonded by blood, history and the vagaries of the Australian outback, are the true lost men of Jane Harper’s engrossing third novel, “The Lost Man.” “The Lost Man” works as a story about families and ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Connections in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s Press) 2. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 3. “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” by Marlon James (Riverhead) 4. “The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides (Celadon Books) 5. “Liar ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — In the middle of January last, some Haleakala Ranch cowboys broke ice in a stream at Olinda. Frost and ice as far down the slope as Olinda is most unusual, as Puunianiau is generally the limit as far as the freezing point is concerned. 75 Years Ago 1944 — A new ...

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. ...

Fairmont Kea Lani supports American Heart Association through February

Shannah Milstead, Fairmont Kea Lani Director of Sales & Marketing, is continuing month-long campaign in Wailea in support of heart health and the American Heart Association. Often thought of as the month for sweethearts and sweet treats, February also is about caring for the heart ...

Bali: Taman Wantilan relaunches

In its latest enhancement, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay has relaunched Taman Wantilan restaurant with a new design and concept, which sees chefs take center stage with live action cooking stations against sparkling bay and ocean views. Setting a standard in upscale yet relaxed ...

Poetry of music is unleashed

A wise Englishman by the name of Keith Richards (yes, that Keith Richards) once said, “Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones.” When speaking to professional musicians, they can rarely explain ...

In the Loop

Award-winning conductor and violinist, Lawrence Golan, joins the 50-plus member Maui Pops Orchestra at its “Winter Pops” concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 in Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Acclaimed for his vibrant, inspired performances, imaginative ...

Auditions now open for 2019 Pacific Music Institute

Hawaii Youth Symphony is currently hosting auditions for the upcoming 2019 Pacific Music Institute. Open to students ages 10 to 18 from Asia, the Pacific Rim, all Hawaii and the Mainland, this is an intensive summer program, which requires the student to have at least two years of experience ...

Furry feline fundraiser tickets on sale

The costs of taking care of 300 homeless kittens and cats adds up quickly. To help defray costs, 9th Life Hawaii, Maui’s only no-kill all cat rescue and sanctuary, will be holding a Furry Feline Fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 at Cafe O Lei Banquet Room at the Dunes in Maui ...

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 ...