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Conservation program for paid leadership program open

Applications are now being accepted for Na Hua Ho‘ohuli i ka Pono, a service-learning program designed to help develop Maui’s next generation of conservation leaders. The Ho‘oilo 2019-20 term will consist of 19 hours per week from Oct. 14 to June 6. Participants will earn a bi-weekly ...

Book Review: Novel revisits culture wars, AIDS crisis

• “The Spectators” (Random House), by Jennifer duBois A deadly school shooting serves as a pivotal event in “The Spectators,” a novel that revisits American cultural wars and crises in the last decades of the 20th century. Mostly set in New York City, the novel looks at this period ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “The Cornwalls are Gone” by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois (Little, Brown) 3. “Run Away” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing) 4. “Celtic Empire” by Clive Cussler and Dirk ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — Dr. Stephen T. Mather, director of the government national parks service, and Chief Landscape Engineer Ponchard, of the same bureau, will devote the last two days of this month to visiting Haleakala, in connection with its development as a part of the great national ...

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. ...

Hawaii Ambassadors

Native Hawaiians know that the human world and the natural world are reciprocal. Simple in its concept as well as powerful in action, the notion is that if people “malama,” or “care for,” the land, the land will provide an abundance of life. This concept, in Hawaiian antiquity a guiding ...

In the Loop

The former Maui County Agricultural Festival is riding into the horizon. Now it has a new name, new venue and new date with the same old home-grown goodness. Thousands of people will pour into the 12th annual event on June 1, now named Maui AgFest & 4-H Livestock Fair. The county’s ...

Learn how to publish your own music at UH-MC

Have you ever thought about publishing your own music? “The Insider’s Guide to Music Publishing” is a five-week course meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, April 4 to May 2, at University of Hawaii Maui College in Kahului. This general non-credit class will present a broad overview of the ...

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ is next Starry Night Cinema at MACC

Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului presents a free night under the Maui night sky at 7 p.m. Friday with a Starry Night Cinema movie screening of the popular Disney film, “Mary Poppins Returns,” starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda. This sequel to the 1964 film, “Mary ...

Lahaina Arts Society features artist Kirk Boes for April

Maui artist Kirk Boes will be featured in Lahaina Arts Society’s Banyan Tree Gallery in the Old Lahaina Courthouse from April 2 through May 6. His colorful oil paintings of flying animals and famous places are inspired by the art of VanGogh and Chagall. Boes is also the author and ...

Maui Choral Arts presents spring concert of groovy tunes

Get ready to rock your memories with favorite hits of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s at the Maui Choral Arts Association spring concert, “Those Were the Days” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28 in the Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Join Artistic Director Gary ...

MAPA’s ‘Spring Extravaganza’ tickets are on sale at MACC

Maui Academy of Performing Arts presents its “Spring Extravaganza” of four spectacular shows for the entire family Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5. Saturday and Sunday afternoons’ “Let’s Dance” recitals feature dancers of all ages strutting their stuff in hip hop, jazz, ballet ...

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

Mahalo nui to all of Lahainalunals ohana and to Foodland Super Market, Ltd. Shop for Higher Education program! Our ohana all over Hawaii came through placing us No. 3 (statewide), which means Foodland will award us five $2,000 scholarships for our 2019 graduates as well as $500 to our Project ...

Pet of the Week

Do big purrs with a little tilt of the head get you every time? Then you have got to meet me, Sweet Cheeks, cat No. 36. I’m a special 4-month-old little lady with a permanent tilt of my head and a slight wobble to my walk. Aside from that, I’m as playful and loving as any other kitty ...

Book Review: ‘Spearhead’ is well-researched WWII tale

• “Spearhead: The World War II Odyssey of an American Tanker Gunner” (Ballantine Books), by Adam Makos With his two previous books, journalist Adam Makos established himself as a meticulous researcher who’s equally adept at spinning a good, old-fashioned yarn. In “Spearhead,” he ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “Run Away” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing) 3. “Celtic Empire” by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 4. “Wolf Pack” by C.J. Box (G.P. Putnman’s Sons) 5. ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — The Maui branch of the home service division of the American Red Cross is sparing no efforts in helping men who have been in service in the Army or Navy to get the $60 bonus which the government is paying. 75 Years Ago 1944 — For the second consecutive year and ...

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. ...