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Thank-You Letters

Thank you Kula community. Kula Elementary School hosted its annual FunRun, which is a necessary fundraiser for its P.E. program. We had a great turnout of parent and community volunteers and were able to raise over $8,000 in our efforts. We would like to especially thank our sponsors Flyin ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1915 - A delightful children's picnic, with a perfect day, and nothing to mar the enjoyment of the occasion, was that given last Saturday by the beautiful Kaupakalua Falls. The hostesses of the event were Mrs. Lee Sauers, Mrs. Frederick Krauss and Mrs. W. I. Wells, and their guests ...

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, ...

Little shop of Horticulture

Remember the "Little Shop of Horrors?" The 1986 cult comedy-horror-rock-musical stars Rick Moranis as an unlucky floral shop worker who raises a Venus Fly Trap-like plant, which feeds on human blood and flesh and grows to ginormous proportions.Moranis stars as Seymour, who suddenly falls in ...

In the loop

The recent Taste of School Gardens at Hotel Wailea raised $54,000 for the Maui Grow Some Good program, which serves more than 3,000 students in 12 schools on the island."More than 450 people supported the event," says Grow Some Good co-founder Kirk Surry. "We're looking forward to digging into ...

‘Grand Taste’ a mouthful

The Maui County Ag Festival coming up April 4 at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu will offer plenty to eat at pay-for food booths with a $3 admission fee for adults. Last year, more than 7,500 people attended to eat, buy things at the farmers market, enjoy music, watch contests and ...

Maui author honored at Pacific Rim Book Festival

The colorful memoir of a man who served time for drugs and spent time on the road with Creedence Clearwater Revival has won the grand prize at the Pacific Rim Book Festival."A Banquet of Consequences: True Life Adventures of Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll and the Feds" by Jake Rohrer of Haiku ...

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

L'Chaim, To Life! As a representative of the faith community, we thank those who have volunteered with us these last 31 years in Maui Community Correctional Center. Chaplain Al Hashimoto has been called by the Holy Spirit to prison ministry; her dad, was a Rabbi and an Oahu prison correctional ...

Pet of the Week

Ever have to start your life over and take awhile to get adjusted to all the changes? Well, when Bella, No. 97, first got to Maui Humane Society as a 2-year-old, 6.1-pound, domestic short-haired stray female from Kihei on Feb. 25, she was about as overwhelmed as can be. Bella used to hide in ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1915 - Rubber culture in Hawaii, which held out such promise when it was started nine or 10 years ago, has definitely been declared a failure. Long-continued low prices for the product have been mostly responsible for this failure to show profits. The Nahiku Rubber Co., which has ...

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, ...

All About Wine

Mauians love wine. And wineries as well as winemakers from around the world adore Maui. We have a symbiotic relationship, much like grapes with a barrel, because of the buying power of island resorts and restaurants and visitors and resident enthusiasts who enjoy imbibing in it.Heck, our ...

In the loop

Native Parisian and world-famous artist Guy Buffet is back on Maui, his former home of 25 years, for two more showings at Lahaina Galleries locations.He'll appear from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Lahaina Galleries upstairs in The Shops at Wailea and during the same hours Friday at the ...

CNN’s ‘Parts Unknown’ star interviewed about vino, more

It has already been reported that Anthony Bourdain and his cable TV crew of "Parts Unknown" on CNN filmed on Molokai and Maui for a program that is scheduled to air in about six months.Bourdain hunted for pigs, watched whales, toured a taro or "kalo" patch, practiced jiu jitsu Upcountry and ...

Thirsty Thursdays at Grand Wailea

Botero Lounge at Grand Wailea is party central every week for Thirsty Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. The premise is that for $20, you get one featured wine or cocktail and the chef's choice of a light appetizer, such as the cheese plate with grapes and nuts."This month, the wine is Vallin Rose, and ...

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

Thanks to the many caring people who assisted my wife when she fell at the Kihei post office on Feb. 12. The nurse and paramedic who happened to be in the area at the time and used their expertise to help the patient. The people who provided the towels, ice and moral support. The emergency and ...

Pet of the Week

Does Paka, No. 77, look a little familiar? Well that's because between his four-month combined stay at Maui Humane Society and being Pet of the Week last month, you've probably seen him around. Sadly, here he still waits. Paka just hasn't gotten the chance to show folks how fun, goofy, clever ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1915 - Wednesday will be St. Patrick's Day so in the evening the Maui Irish and near-Irish will dance. This year the St. Patrick's Day dance will be held in the Wailuku Gymnasium, and it promises to be fully equal of any of its predecessors. For all the affairs on the local ...