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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 ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1918 — The Maui Agricultural Company’s commercial alcohol plant is now in successful operation and soon will be turning out between 500 and 1,000 gallons of the new gasoline substitute per day from the waste molasses of the mill. 75 Years Ago 1943 — Today the All-Maui ...

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. ...

Jazz & Blues

It’s official — the seventh annual Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival is sounding off through June 3 oceanfront at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel on the Kohala Coast. “We’ve had several hundred inquiries if our festival will be canceled due to the volcano eruptions on Hawaii Island,” ...

Hyatt makes splash with Snorkel Talk

Every Monday at 1 p.m. from June through August, guests of Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali are invited to 30-minute Snorkel Talk sessions at the outdoor Japengo Lounge led by an expert marine naturalist from the Maui Ocean Center. The brand new sustainability program will ...

Westin launches Waterman activity

Want to “malama aina,” or care for the land? Learn more about the ocean? The Westin Maui Resort & Spa has launched the Waterman (and Woman) program in which paddleboarders, boat captains and canoe racers share their respect for Hawaii’s waters and passion for the environment with ...

WINE NOT? 37th annual Kapalua festival uncorks another superb year

Far surpassing even the Energizer Bunny (which started beating its drum in 1988), the 37th annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival keeps on ticking. Established by the nonprofit Kapalua Wine Society, it’s the longest running food-and-wine event in the US and aptly named, “granddaddy of ...

In the Loop

As a juicy teaser to the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival coming up June 8 to 10 at Kapalua Resort, restaurants there are mixing it up through May 31 with contemporary cocktails in a friendly competition. The inaugural Kapalua’s Best Cocktail competition will feature Banks 7 Rum as the ...

Young artists create this summer at the MACC

The Schaefer International Gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului announces registration is open for its summer visual arts education program, “Young Art Makers.” Keiki ages 5 to 12 have an opportunity to meet and make new friends while enhancing and exercising their ...

Concerts at The Shops hosts swing dance night

Kahulanui, the Hawaiian Swing band, takes over Concerts at The Shops on May 30 for a rollicking evening of swing-dancing, toe-tapping and finger-twirling music. The Grammy-nominated nine-piece band will perform its fun, unique Hawaiian-style swing tunes at the main Fountain Courtyard of The ...

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 ...

Pastel show at Viewpoints Gallery

Viewpoints Gallery, at the Courtyard in Makawao, 3620 Baldwin Ave., has a new exhibit running through July 12. “Pastels 2018” features artists Chelsea Bryce, Michael Clements, Shaun Fleming, Tim Garcia, Kit Gentry, Diana Lehr and Jim Lynch. For more information, visit ...

Pet of the Week

Do long-haired cats tend to catch your eye? Then you’ve got to come meet me, Marley, cat No. 15. I’m a sleek and snuggly 11-year-old lady that’s looking for a warm lap to curl up in. I was pretty sad when my owners brought me to Maui Humane Society when they were moving. Thanks ...

Poland’s Nieborow Palace

Off the beaten track in central Poland lies a witness to history: Nieborow Palace, which has hosted world leaders, survived communism and wars, and even has a connection to the Kennedys. Palace guests have included Queen Sophia of Spain, George H.W. Bush when he was U.S. vice president and ...

Book Review: ‘Hush of the Night’ compelling, realistic

• “In the Hush of the Night: a Novel” (Skyhorse Publishing) by Raymond Benson Aspecial agent for the FBI works to bring down a sex trafficking ring with origins in Russia in Raymond Benson’s latest crime novel, “In the Hush of the Night.” Annie Marino works for the FBI out of ...