Pau Hana

Looming Large

Latest honoree announced: NICK ROBINSON! + Inspiring screenings, culinary parties all brighten starry nights ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ It’s a “jewel-box festival,” according to the the film industry’s go-to website, indieWire, adding its coveted bling. Returning for its 19th stellar ...

In the Loop

You’ll see food. You’ll eat it. Then you may pair it with your choice from hundreds of coveted wines at the Kapalua Seafood Festival from 6 to 9 p.m. June 10 at The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua’s Beach House Lawn. But hurry and get tickets, as they’re going as fast as you can slurp fresh ...

ArT=Mixx: SUPERNOVA

The ArT=Mixx series returns to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday. ArT=Mixx is a fusion of performing and visual arts, which gets its inspiration from the exhibit at the Schaefer International Gallery — currently “Young Creatives” — 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; ...

Hui No‘eau brings forest to people with upcoming juried exhibition

Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center in Makawao and its 2018 Artist in Residence, Mazatl, in collaboration with the Auwahi Forest Restoration Project, are excited to bring the forest to the people through the juried Wahi Pana (legendary place) Auwahi exhibition. The selected works will fit into a ...

Pet of the Week

I know I may look a little worse for wear, but I’m in better shape than when I was brought to the shelter. My name is Thackery, cat No.58, and I’m definitely a lover, not a fighter. I was brought in for a neuter appointment, but then left here for extra care when it became evident I was ...

Metastatic plastic

On the morning of June 5, Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa will present the Pacific Whale Foundation with an official World Oceans Day Proclamation at Kamaole II Beach Park in Kihei. The theme of World Oceans Day 2018, which takes place on June 8, is “Encouraging solutions to plastic pollution ...

How you can celebrate World Oceans Day, June 8, 2018

• Pacific Whale Foundation will have naturalist-hosted beach cleanup stations from 7 to 11 a.m. at Kealia Pond and Kahului Harbor. Free cleanup kits and data collection sheets will be provided. There will be ocean-themed books for keiki, reusable straws from foundation’s ocean store and ...

Book Review: Balancing work and life is a hoot

• “The Glitch” (Doubleday), by Elisabeth Cohen Shelley Stone is a hard-working CEO of a Silicon Valley tech company that sells a small device called a Conch, which helps improve everyday life. The Conch offers helpful advice and prompts such as “take an umbrella” or “turn left on ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1918 — The calling out of the National Guard has hit Maui pretty hard, notwithstanding the fact that it was expected. Almost every business concern has lost one or more of its employees. Some have been practically stripped. 75 Years Ago 1943 — Eighteen months since Pearl ...

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. ...

Sansei Kihei to host J. Wilkes winemaker dinner Wednesday

At 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar in Kihei will welcome Wes Hagen, winemaker of J. Wilkes in California, to share his insights, experience and the oenological magic in his highly acclaimed wines from Santa Barbara and Paso Robles regions. On this night, Sansei ...

Fork & Salad opens in Kahului

Fork & Salad is doing it again! Not even two years after launching its very first health-focused, fast-casual eatery in Kihei, Fork & Salad opened a second corporate location in Kahului on Friday. The new store, located at 120 Hookele St., suite No. 330 in the Puunene Shopping Center by ...

MAMo returns …

As the Irish poet/playwright Oscar Wilde so drolly wrote, “One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.” If you adhere to the first part of that sentiment, you are on your own, best wishes to you and bless your heart; if you would rather wear a work of art, you are in the ...

In the Loop

Summer break is just around the corner and many a parent may be looking for ways to occupy their children’s time. If your child is creative, wants to be or you would like to encourage them to be, the Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center at historic Kaluanui Estate, 2841 Baldwin Ave., in ...

Thank You Letters

Mahalo to Brother Noland and his band for taking the time to perform for residents at Hale Makua Kahului on April 13. Residents were thrilled to hear him perform live just for them. Brother Noland sang some of his originals, and even took audience requests. The music brought smiles, laughter, ...

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 fun little friend that’s ready to cruise by your side as you embark on fun new adventures? Then you should meet me, Lani, dog No. 75. I’m a 4-year-old compact 11-pound cuddle-bug that is sure to give you something to smile about — especially when I dance and prance ...

‘Beyond Vision’

Cutting-edge technologies and designs can make daily life better, particularly for those with sensory disabilities, a new exhibit here demonstrates. “The Senses: Design Beyond Vision” features works that invite visitors to touch, hear and smell — often in combination (while looking good ...

Book Review: King goes inside mind of new evil

• “The Outsider” (Scribner) by Stephen King Stephen King’s new novel, “The Outsider,” opens with witness interviews laying out the details of a grisly crime and setting the scene for a detective story. Detective Ralph Anderson arrests the respected Little League coach of Flint ...