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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. ...

Valentine ‘sweets for your sweet’

The hugely popular Back Door Bake Shop will pop up once again at University of Hawaii Maui College Culinary Arts Program’s Paina Building on the Kahului campus. Dessert lovers will want to mark calendars now for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 11 to 14. Since it will mainly be open during the ...

Tons of fun!

Landlubbers and ocean goers alike will find plenty of lively celebrations in honor of our famed mammalian sea visitors Humpback whales swimming in Maui waters are far from singing “The Krill Is Gone” blues. After migrating thousands of miles from their feeding grounds in the northern ...

In the Loop

See eye-to-eye with the gentle giants of the Pacific starting on Feb. 10, when Maui Ocean Center launches its Humpbacks of Hawai‘i Exhibit & Sphere. Located at Maalaea Harbor, the “aquarium of Hawaii” will debut this first-of-its-kind, $3-million, family-friendly display as well ...

Kintsugi

If you search online for “kintsugi,” most of what you’ll find in English is self-help advice that uses this Japanese craft as a jumping-off point. The idea of repairing broken pottery in a way that makes it more beautiful than it was before is apparently an irresistible metaphor for ...

Merwin Conservancy’s Green Room presents …

Richard Powers, a MacArthur Fellowship recipient, National Book Award winner and best-selling novelist, is the featured artist at The Merwin Conservancy’s arts and ecology salon series, The Green Room, beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 in the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & ...

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

Hi, my name is Bandit and I’ve been waiting a whole year for the chance to meet you. I’m an 8-year-old lady that’s looking for the right family to love. I’ve been waiting so long because I wasn’t doing well when they found me — it turns out that I am diabetic. After a lot of hard ...

Whale Tales event makes splash

Whale Trust will make a splash with its 13th annual Whale Tales multi-day event offered from Feb. 15 to 18 at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. The public is invited to join world-renowned scientists, photographers and conservationists to learn the latest findings on marine mammals from their past ...

Captain your own boat from Valley Isle Marine

Heading out to sea at the helm of your own craft is one of life’s unique pleasures. You launch when and where you want, set your own course, choose your anchorage and pick activities that are of interest to you, such as snorkeling, picnicking, fishing, diving or whale watching. “Ocean ...

Book Review: Christian White’s stunning debut novel

A young woman’s fond memories of her happy childhood and loving parents are turned upside down when she learns she may have been kidnapped more than 28 years ago in “The Nowhere Child,” a stunning debut by Christian White. The perceptive plot of the novel works well as a story about the ...