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Michelin Star Chef Anne-Sophie Pic sure can ‘Scook’

I first heard of acclaimed Chef Anne-Sophie Pic from my friend Geoffrey Weill, who lives in Manhattan. He knew I would be going to Lausanne, Switzerland, and suggested I dine at her restaurant set in the Beau Rivage Palace on Lake Geneva there.It was a food writer's dream come true and the end ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1915 - The long expected has finally happened. Two innocent human beings have lost their lives in the Lahaina breakers. Everybody who has ever landed at Lahaina in the little boats of the Inter-Island steamers, while putting up a bold front, deep down in his heart knows that the ...

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. Clothing, ...

AGROFORESTRY

The word, "agroforestry" is about growing trees along with other agricultural crops and/or animals with benefits to plants, animals, people and the environment.Though the term is relatively new, agroforestry has been practiced by people in Hawaii and worldwide for generations to sustainably ...

Surf’s up!

Maui Film Festival to shred with surf flicksThe 16th annual Maui Film Festival will roll onto our shores June 3 to 7 with set after set of movies and events at various under-the-stars venues in Wailea and at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului.The schedule includes film screenings, ...

In the loop

The romantic comedy "Aloha," starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Bill Murray and Alec Baldwin, will hit movie theaters nationwide on Friday.Hawaii musicians Ledward Kaapana and Mike Kaawa will perform in "Aloha"; and "Ipo Lei Manu," a soulful song by Cyril Pahinui, is featured in the film."I ...

‘The Search For Freedom’ features legendary Maui watermen

Ocean enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies will want to see "The Search For Freedom" when it screens at 8 p.m. June 4 at Maui Film Festival's Celestial Cinema at Wailea Golf Course Amphitheater." 'The Search for Freedom' is about how to live life to the fullest, a story told through the eyes of ...

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

When you're an outgoing and affectionate, spayed 2-year-old Labrador mix like Sunshine, No. F3, waiting for more than three months at the shelter can seem like an eternity. Especially since she had a knee injury that required a special surgery. Lucky for our gal, with donations to the "Hope ...

Thank-You Letters

Mana'olana Pink Paddlers would like to personally thank Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. for choosing us as a recipient of their Community Initiative Grant. Their generosity allowed us to purchase and refurbish our double-hull canoe, which provides more stability for cancer patients ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1915 - Maui County Supervisor Drummond submitted a resolution which was read and passed unanimously that, because the incoming members of the board have received a great deal of information gratis from the old members, that the new members owed them something. The new members must ...

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. Clothing, ...

‘Lights, camera’. . . BIG ISLAND!

Hot on the heels of Festival De Cannes in France and preceding Maui Film Festival at Wailea in June is the 10th annual Big Island Film Festival.Scheduled to run from Thursday to May 25, the Big Island Film Festival (BIFF) will be screened at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai'i on the Kohala ...

In the loop

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel presents a weekend of jazz during the fourth annual Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival from June 5 to 7. The concert series includes performances by award-winning artists and legends, such as Louis Hayes, Bobby Watson, Howard Levy and more. The fest includes a VIP ...

Maui Culinary Academy a winner at Big Island Chocolate Festival

KOHALA COAST, HAWAII ISLAND - The best dessert entries from across the state were tapped winners at the recent Big Island Chocolate Festival.Chefs, chocolatiers and students in training were critiqued on taste, texture, appearance and creativity by a team of celebrity judges during the early ...

Akaku airs new ‘Localicious’ series

The first show in the "Localicious Maui" TV series airs at 8 p.m. Tuesday and again May 25 on Akaku community television.The culinary program features Scott McGill, corporate chef for TS Restaurants that owns and operates some of the highest-grossing eateries in the state; and farmer Geoff ...

Catching Lanai Fifth Friday Town Party just got easier

County officials are making it easier for residents and visitors to check out Lanai's Fifth Friday Town Party on May 29 by offering new transportation options.The Mayor's Office of Economic Development has teamed up with Expeditions Maui-Lanai Ferry and the Lanai Chamber of Commerce to provide ...

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 ...

Pet of the Week

Ever need a break from the hand you've been dealt? Well, if this was a game of poker, I would totally fold. My name is Peaches, No. 12, and as an 8-year-old spayed female, I'm tired of all the hustle and bustle of shelter life and just want to be back in a loving home again. When I was brought ...

Thank-You Letters

Through a partnership with Hawaii Department of Education and the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council, I was able to participate in a professional development opportunity to New Zealand from March 13 to 23 as one of two teachers from Maui.This experience was embedded with learning at many levels ...