Pau Hana

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

Like to get out of the house and cruise the island on adventures? Then let’s team up for some fun. My name is Wahine, dog No. H34. I’m an active and affectionate 8 year old that would love to enjoy all that Maui has to offer at your side. I’m a big fan of car rides, kissy time and ...

Book Review: Red scare of ’50s tests friends in ‘Chelsea Girls’

• “The Chelsea Girls: a Novel” by Fiona Davis (Dutton) Best friends Hazel and Maxine, stars of Fiona Davis’ new book, “The Chelsea Girls,” never really got to be girls. Circumstances forced them to grow up quickly, so when they met during World War II as USO actresses in Italy, ...

Hana breadfruit captivates Chef Gordon Ramsay in new NatGeo series

Breadfruit, the storied, traditional tropical tree crop that has nourished people across the Pacific and beyond for centuries, continues to reach new populations as it grows in popularity and demand. The most recent high-profile breadfruit devotee: Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay who ...

Grand Wailea sushi pop-up is up and running

Grand Wailea has quietly opened a pop-up sushi restaurant, OSSU, that will wow diners through the month of August. Tucked away in the corner next to Cafe Kula at Grand Wailea, OSSU occupies the former Napua Gallery and offers a casual, contemporary space to enjoy sushi from Master Sushi Chef ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “One Good Deed” by David Baldacci (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 3. “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday) 4. “The New Girl” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 5. “Star Wars: Thrawn: ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — At the meeting of the fair commission yesterday, plans for the new grandstands on the racetrack and the bleachers were approved, and work was started immediately on the erection of the stands. 75 Years Ago 1944 — Maui’s war casualty toll rose to 57 dead and 121 ...

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. ...

Topiary tips

Topiary is the art of growing trees and shrubs as living sculptures — cubes, spheres, obelisks, animal shapes or combinations of these. The tradition has flourished in various places at different times, but in modern gardens, topiary is rare, unless you count our foundation plantings of ...

Espalier pruning has artistic and practical benefits

Espalier design is an ancient pruning practice that fashions fruit trees, vines or flowering shrubs into artistic, two-dimensional forms. This lateral shaping makes it easier to harvest and mow, maximizes sunlight, and helps trees fit into tight areas. “It’s a great way to utilize growing ...

One night only

Exciting discoveries have popped up in Wailuku in recent months and have created an arts-in-public-places scavenger hunt for art lovers or anyone who enjoys seeing something new in unexpected sites. Anticipation mounts as you drive through town and — there in front of you or off to your left ...

In the Loop

Village Galleries Maui kicks off its newest exhibition, “Images of Land & Sea 2019,” with a gala reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at its Lahaina location, 120 Dickenson St. Art lovers can enjoy a fun-filled evening of art, music, refreshments and painting demonstrations. Showcasing ...

Thank You Letter

A big, huge, gigantic mahalo nui to our brave firemen and others that protected everyone’s lives, animals and homes [earlier this month]. Multiple locations and simultaneous blazes were all contained with amazing skill and management. WELL DONE TEAM! With deep gratitude, Pamela Van ...

Book Review: Laura Lippman’s new stand-alone novel is superb

• “Lady in the Lake” by Laura Lippman (William Morrow) Everyone wants to feel that he or she has an impact on the world or to have just one other person believe — no, know — that what he or she does is important, which is featured heavily in Laura Lippman’s new superb stand-alone ...

Pet of the Week

Do you like playful and affectionate kitties that love to run, play and chase toys? Then I hope you’ll give me a shot. My name is Trixie, cat No. 23, and I’m a misunderstood little 6-month-old looking for a family that will see the real me. See, I’m not a fan of other cats, and can be ...

Celebrate tats of all types at annual Pacific Ink & Art Expo

The summer heats up with the eighth annual Pacific Ink & Art Expo Aug. 2 through 4 at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall in Honolulu. A testament to the expo’s popularity, vendor space and artist booths are at full capacity allowing for a uniquely entertaining three days for ...

Multi-talented McEwan tapped to take reins of Kihei’s ProArts Playhouse

Lin McEwan will assume the newly created position of executive director of ProArts Playhouse, the community theater’s board of directors recently announced. Well known on Maui for her outstanding performances on the stage and talent as a writer — she received the Audience Choice Award at ...

Filmmakers submissions sought for ‘Ohina 2019 Filmmakers Lab

Submissions are now being accepted for the ‘Ohina 2019 Filmmakers Lab, which provides talented local filmmakers with an opportunity to learn from working screenwriters and filmmakers. Interested applicants should submit a short screenplay, bio and cover letter to apply for this year’s ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The New Girl” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 2. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 3. “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday) 4. “Under Currents” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s Press) 5. “Window on the Bay” by ...