Pau Hana

In the loop

Maui is like a mecca of massage. Just as rock stars, celebrity chefs and the A-list of Hollywood flock here to vacation and to call Maui home, so do the elite of the massage world.To get licensed in Hawaii, you need to have 570 hours of education under your belt and then you may take the state ...

Maui’s Evan Kuzma lands role in indie film

A young Maui resident has gotten a taste of the big screen and is pursuing an acting career in New York after landing a role in the independent film "The Sisterhood of Night."Evan Kuzma plays the love interest of the main character in the film about a group of high school girls who form their ...

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

The 9th Life Hawaii wants to send a big mahalo to Calene Balthazar-Suda, a senior at St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School and Nora Miyahira and Catherine Giamenelli for getting out our latest newsletter. It is a lot of work and the kitties and I thank you for your kokua. We also want to thank ...

Pet of the Week

Ever just want a nice, sunny place to relax and find peace of mind? Well Rico, No. 66, could use something like that as soon as possible. See, he's a super sweet 4-year-old, domestic short-haired, laid-back lover boy with looks that are much tougher than he really is. Because of this, other ...

Mosey on over to Molokai

Check out the barrel racing, roping contests and more at the Molokai Ranch Heritage Rodeo from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Molokai Ranch in Maunaloa.As one of the largest rodeos of its kind in the state, the event attracts professional riders and rodeo enthusiasts from around Hawaii to share in ...

East Maui Taro Festival to take root

The 23rd annual East Maui Taro Festival will plant its roots in heavenly Hana Ballpark from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25.A sea of familiar faces will be there, such as Kaleikoa Kaeo, an instructor at University of Hawaii Maui College, who leads a poi-pounding demo every year.Taro farmer Tweetie ...

Mahele Farm, Kahanu Garden host Kalo & Awa Symposium

Bring your walking shoes, a camera and a sense of adventure to attend the East Maui Kalo & Awa Symposium from 8:30 to noon Friday, the day preceding the East Maui Taro Festival in Hana.Begin at Mahele Farm on Ulaino Road and listen to Jerry Konanui of Hawaii Island talk about how to ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1915 - The steamer Lurline last Saturday carried from Maui one ton of fresh pineapples from the Kuiaha homesteads for the Coast markets. This is the initial shipment from here, and if the results are satisfactory it is the hope of the homesteaders that a large and profitable ...

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. Clothing, ...

2015 Summer Fun Guide

Private TutoringAges: Kindergarten to 5th grade.Sponsor: Tutoring Services LLC.When: Call to arrange.Where: Kihei.Description: Personalized learning program based on each child's academic needs. Private sessions, remedial and enrichment services.Cost: $40 per session.Contact: 879-6638.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 ...

Pet of the Week

Looking for a best buddy that loves to cruise by your side, show off with her toys and cover you with kisses too? Well, I'm Bethany, No. 66, a 3-year-old pit-mix who's looking for someone who will appreciate all the things that I love to do. See, my last owner wasn't taking care of me, so Maui ...

Thank-You Letters

On Dec. 2, my son Paul was taken by Air Medivac from Molokai to Oahu with a severe staph infection. We did not realize how serious his condition was until we heard the words: trauma, sepsis, emergency surgery, possible amputation, induced coma and life support.He was at Queen's Medical Center ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1915 - To Maui travelers: To reach the Blaisdell Hotel take any public conveyance at the wharf and say "Blaisdell Hotel" to the driver. There will be no expense to you for the ride. A room with detached bath and showers is $1 for one person, $1.50 for two and up. A room with ...

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. Clothing, ...

Watery World

It's easy to explore the'creatures of the deep'at Maui Ocean Center_______________Do you know that sea jellies have no eyes, no brain and no respiratory system? Are you aware that sea stars have two stomachs, and one of them comes out of the body to digest its food? Or that male seahorses give ...

In the loop

From the smallest of coral polyps to the 7-foot-long sandbar shark, the intricate wonders of Hawaii's ocean are showcased in 60 indoor and outdoor exhibits at Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea.Each exhibit features live marine animals in habitats that closely replicate their own natural ...

Sign up for fun educational programs, from Sea Talks to Sleepovers

Maui Ocean Center offers some of the best marine-related educational opportunities on island, including complimentary sea talks, school field trips, sleepovers and roaming visits by Ka Holo Moana, a mobile aquarium that can make event appearances.School groups from Hawaii and out-of-state alike ...

Eric Gilliom to belt it out in ‘Broadway A La Carte’

Fans of musicals will want to mark their calendars for April 24 for "Broadway A La Carte."The dinner show stars Eric Gilliom and an A-list of Maui performers. It will be staged at the King Kamehameha Golf Club Waikapu Ballroom."I will be singing some of Broadway's greatest show-stopper songs ...