Pau Hana

Ahead of the Class

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Thank-You Letters

L'Chaim, To Life! As a representative of the faith community, we thank those who have volunteered with us these last 31 years in Maui Community Correctional Center. Chaplain Al Hashimoto has been called by the Holy Spirit to prison ministry; her dad, was a Rabbi and an Oahu prison correctional ...

Pet of the Week

Ever have to start your life over and take awhile to get adjusted to all the changes? Well, when Bella, No. 97, first got to Maui Humane Society as a 2-year-old, 6.1-pound, domestic short-haired stray female from Kihei on Feb. 25, she was about as overwhelmed as can be. Bella used to hide in ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1915 - Rubber culture in Hawaii, which held out such promise when it was started nine or 10 years ago, has definitely been declared a failure. Long-continued low prices for the product have been mostly responsible for this failure to show profits. The Nahiku Rubber Co., which has ...

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, ...

All About Wine

Mauians love wine. And wineries as well as winemakers from around the world adore Maui. We have a symbiotic relationship, much like grapes with a barrel, because of the buying power of island resorts and restaurants and visitors and resident enthusiasts who enjoy imbibing in it.Heck, our ...

In the loop

Native Parisian and world-famous artist Guy Buffet is back on Maui, his former home of 25 years, for two more showings at Lahaina Galleries locations.He'll appear from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Lahaina Galleries upstairs in The Shops at Wailea and during the same hours Friday at the ...

CNN’s ‘Parts Unknown’ star interviewed about vino, more

It has already been reported that Anthony Bourdain and his cable TV crew of "Parts Unknown" on CNN filmed on Molokai and Maui for a program that is scheduled to air in about six months.Bourdain hunted for pigs, watched whales, toured a taro or "kalo" patch, practiced jiu jitsu Upcountry and ...

Thirsty Thursdays at Grand Wailea

Botero Lounge at Grand Wailea is party central every week for Thirsty Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. The premise is that for $20, you get one featured wine or cocktail and the chef's choice of a light appetizer, such as the cheese plate with grapes and nuts."This month, the wine is Vallin Rose, and ...

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 Letters

Thanks to the many caring people who assisted my wife when she fell at the Kihei post office on Feb. 12. The nurse and paramedic who happened to be in the area at the time and used their expertise to help the patient. The people who provided the towels, ice and moral support. The emergency and ...

Pet of the Week

Does Paka, No. 77, look a little familiar? Well that's because between his four-month combined stay at Maui Humane Society and being Pet of the Week last month, you've probably seen him around. Sadly, here he still waits. Paka just hasn't gotten the chance to show folks how fun, goofy, clever ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1915 - Wednesday will be St. Patrick's Day so in the evening the Maui Irish and near-Irish will dance. This year the St. Patrick's Day dance will be held in the Wailuku Gymnasium, and it promises to be fully equal of any of its predecessors. For all the affairs on the local ...

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, ...

historic CLIFF HOUSE in Kapalua

It's a cliff hanger. An oceanfront party pad. A room with a view. It's the legendary Cliff House, which for more than 75 years, has served as a coveted retreat on an island already embraced as a paradise.Back in the day, I even had rare occasion to "hang out" at the Cliff House. Other lucky ...

In the loop

The National Pork Board just released its latest Hawaii food trends factoids. Did you know that the Mainland favors maple and pork pairings, while Hawaii prefers to "go for the garlic?"The NPB also stated that the Hawaiian palate is inspired by Asian cuisine - with sweet, spicy and hot flavors ...

Film festival to feature Maui surfer

The documentary "The Wave I Ride: The Life of Paige Alms" will be one of 10 films screened at this year's 16th annual Maui Film Festival Celestial Cinema in Wailea, said Barry Rivers, festival director.The feature-length film provides a unique look into the life of Maui's Paige Alms, ...

Bag of Joy sales to benefit youth, family services

A percentage of sales from a Maui resident's crafting business, Bag of Joy, will be donated to Maui Youth & Family Services throughout the month of March.Joy Webster chooses a different nonprofit to receive the funds each month. Out of her studio in Makawao, Webster creates ...

Coconut’s Cafe hits one-millionth customer mark

Coconut's Fish Cafe in Kihei honored its one-millionth customer last month with a year of free dining, according to the restaurant famous for its fresh fish tacos.Laurel Jilek, a member of the small choir at St. Theresa Church in Kihei, was the lucky customer. Other customers who were present ...

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 ...