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Pet of the Week

My name is Gooby, and I’m a total goofball that’s about to brighten up your day. I’m a sweet and smiley 3-year-old neutered male that’s looking for a family to have a blast with. As an eager to please guy, I’m quite treat-motivated and eager to learn new things too. I love joining ...

George Lopez

As I waited for the “Tall, Dark and Chicano” comedian to call The Maui News, a bag of boiled peanuts beckoned from atop my desk. Left over from Super Bowl Sunday, the peanuts would serve as my breakfast after the 7 a.m. interview transpired. With five minutes to the call, I watched a ...

Book Review: Thriller king does it again

• “The Killer Collective” (Thomas & Mercer), by Barry Eisler At first blush, Barry Eisler’s new thriller resembles one of those cartoonish action movies in which a handful of retired covert operators who don’t trust each other are forced by circumstances to join forces for one ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “Liar Liar” by James Patterson and Candace Fox (Little, Brown) 3. “The Reckoning” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 4. “Crucible” by James Rollins (William Morrow) 5. “Turning Point” by ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — Champion Shoe Shiner of the World now on the job at the American Shoe Shining & Billiard Parlor, Market Street, Wailuku. 75 Years Ago 1944 — Wanted: 4 Men to Work in Recapping Shop. Persons employed in essential activities cannot be considered without a ...

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. ...

‘Art to Heart’ gala celebrates Maui’s vibrant art scene

Ocean-blue table decor, designed and coordinated by Maui entrepreneur Amy Rice, a surf-and-turf menu and the fluid sounds of soft jazz from Prem Brolio’s guitar — all inspired by this year’s theme “The Sea” — set the stage for Maui Arts League’s “Art to Heart” awards gala on ...

Red hot ideas

Roses are red. Rings have bling. But there’s no Valentine’s Day gift as nurturing and soothing as a massage treatment. Combined with a hydrotherapy plunge into hot and cold pools, cascading waterfalls, steam bath, sauna, Japanese furo, tropical jet showers and Roman tub, it’s an indulgent ...

In the Loop

Montage Kapalua Bay is jumping with a number of spa activities in February along with food and beverage events in the Cliff House and Cane & Canoe restaurant and the launch of Hideaway. Resort guests and the general public are invited to book reservations for whatever their hearts’ desire ...

Iconic Barbie fashion comes alive in vintage collaboration for humans

In time for her 60th birthday, Barbie has a new collaborator bringing her wide-ranging style to life for humans. One of the largest sellers of vintage-inspired clothes, Unique Vintage, is working with Barbie parent Mattel on the first women’s line to meticulously duplicate some of the ...

Gala benefits Maui Chamber Orchestra

Tickets are still available for the upcoming “Play On!” gala benefit for the Maui Chamber Orchestra, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Olowalu Plantation, 810 Olowalu Village Rd. Enjoy heavy pupu, beverages and a concert featuring instrumental and vocal music from MCO musicians and 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 ...

Thank You Letters

Many thanks to Haleakala Park employees and friends for efforts to keep it open and accessible. Aloha. Dominick Marino Pukalani * * * A huge mahalo to all of the hardworking and dedicated volunteers who came to help out at the 2019 Sentry Tournament of Champions. This year, Hale Makua ...

Pet of the Week

Hi, my name is Haley and I’m about as fun as they come. I’m an affectionate and adventurous 5 year old that can’t wait to fall head over paws for you. I’m always a beach buddies fan-favorite because I love the water. Volunteers love me because I’m very eager to learn new things. ...

Sleepy Sedona

I suppose I shouldn’t have taken the parking attendant’s advice so literally. “You’ll know it when you feel it,” he had told me when I asked where I’d find the vortex. I had traveled to Sedona for a weekend to see if I would experience what many visitors come here to find: a ...

Book Review: New novel tells haunting family tale

• “Golden Child: A Novel” (SJP for Hogarth), by Claire Adam A new novel set in Trinidad spins the tale of an absorbing family drama that ultimately explores the tension between individualism and utilitarianism. Claire Adam’s debut novel, “Golden Child,” is a page-turner not by ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “Liar Liar” by James Patterson and Candace Fox (Little, Brown) 3. “Crucible” by James Rollins (William Morrow) 4. “Turning Point” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte) 5. “The Reckoning” by ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — George Weight, Board of Health inspector for Maui, estimates that there have been up to date at least 1,500 cases of Spanish influenza on Maui. 75 Years Ago 1944 — A colorful Army parade involving approximately 500 soldiers and a military band concert will mark ...

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. ...