Pau Hana

Living is easy on tiny Linosa

There are no hotels, but islanders open up their simple, gaily painted homes to those seeking relaxed rhythms. No banks either, but there’s not a lot money can buy here. The sole souvenir shop has a few knickknacks. Costs are modest for meals made from local ingredients —î lentils, ...

Celebrating native Maui Nui species . . . at Malama Wao Akua 2018

Malama Wao Akua (Caring for the Realm of the Gods) is the name of an annual juried exhibition presented jointly by Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center and East Maui Watershed Partnership, both located in Makawao. Just announced are the winners of the exhibition as selected by Dr. Fern Duvall II, ...

In the Loop

As if people need another reason to drive over to Lahaina for the Second Friday Town Party on Oct. 12, Lahaina Loft, located at 736 Front St., above Lahaina Galleries, will host a Halloween-inspired event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Designed for children ages 3 and older, “Skoobz! and the ...

Maui ceramicist invited by Hawaii Craftsmen

When taking her first ceramics class from Hawaiian-born and raised ceramic artist Toshiko Takaezu while a freshman at Princeton University, Connecticut native and retired University of Hawaii Maui College Associate Professor Jennifer Owen had no idea she would move to Hawaii and settle ...

New spa treatments at Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas

There’s always a good reason to recharge your body and soul, and one of the most relaxing ways is with a trip to the spa. The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas is excited to announce its newest offering at Spa Helani, a Heavenly Spa by Westin. Called “Eastern Seas Therapy,” this ...

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

Looking for a one of a kind love bug? Then I really hope you’ll stop by and meet me, Lilac, cat No. 16. I’m an outgoing 2 year old that would love the chance to be your new best friend. I’ve been waiting for a family since July when I was brought in to Maui Humane Society with an ...

On Mister Rogers’ trail

It’s a beautiful day in Mister Rogers’ neighborhood! But if you want to visit, you’ll have to head to Pennsylvania. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic PBS children’s television show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” hosted by the late Fred Rogers. A new documentary ...

Book Review: Past rears to life in ‘Lost Carousel’

• “The Lost Carousel of Provence” (Berkley), by Juliet Blackwell Cady Drake is a loner who is perfectly content hiding behind the lens of her camera. After a sudden, unexpected loss, her friend lines up a photography job for Cady in France. Cady’s assignment is simple: shoot ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1918 — Because some sections of Maui got a bad start in the fourth Liberty Loan drive is no reason for believing that the Valley Isle will make a poor showing at the finish. Maui has the habit of going over the top in all she undertakes. 75 Years Ago 1943 — The time is ...

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. ...

Gender front & center at Paris Fashion Week

Maison Margiela went co-ed in the Sept. 26 installment of Paris Fashion Week, as designer John Galliano bravely championed gender difference in a powerful new runway show. It’s an important issue everywhere, but particularly in the image-driven global fashion industry which has ...

Festivals of Aloha

Like benevolent trade winds on a typical island day, the Festivals of Aloha will continue to breeze through Maui Nui with Hawaiian culture, food, music, parades and activities at fun community events on Maui, Lanai and Molokai. This year’s festivities started on Sept. 7 at the Wailuku ...

In the Loop

Lanai Air, a luxury air charter service offering daily private flights between Lanai City and Honolulu, is excited to announce its new route expansion to Maui and Hawaii Island hot on the heels of its recent launch between Lanai and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. Now ...

New demos, workshops at Hui No‘eau

It’s a new season and a good time to change things up and try something new. Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center presents new practitioners with its Art with Aloha demonstrations and workshops beginning in October. Gordon ‘Umialiloalahana- uokalakaua “Umi” Kai is well-known in the ...

MACC shows family-friendly film at Starry Night Cinema

Looking for an inexpensive way to enjoy a night out? Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului will screen 2018’s Aardman Animations feature, “Early Man,” which stars the voices of Academy Award-winner Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston and Maisie Williams at 7 p.m. Friday in the A&B ...

Maui Nui Botanical Gardens workshop

In its efforts to foster an appreciation and understanding of Maui Nui’s plants and their role in Hawaiian culture, Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is hosting a puniu, or Hawaiian knee drum, workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The puniu is the coconut shell knee drum used by the hula ...

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

Looking for a happy-go-lucky lover boy that always looks on the bright side of life? Then you should meet me, Romeo, dog No. H1. I’m a super kissy and cuddly 5 year old that was brought to the shelter in rough shape a few weeks ago. I was scraped up and still have a bit of a limp, but ...