Kahului – Fumi Mutzenberg (left, first photo) enjoys Sunday’s “Holiday Pops” concert presented by the Maui Pops Orchestra, in which her husband, Walter (right), participated as part of the second violin section. The concert featured Henry Kapono as guest artist; Catherine Kenar photo.
Second photo: Kahului – Tutti Bailey and her sister Lisa Caverhill volunteering at the Lee Brice concert at the MACC late November; Bryan Berkowitz photo.
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Alvin Savella, voted this year’s Best Chef on Maui by a local magazine and formerly with The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, just snagged the chef de cuisine job at Grand Wailea’s Humuhumu restaurant. The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photo
Japengo Chef de Cuisine Gevin Utrillo (at left) and Sushi Chef Jin Hosono give the shaka. The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photo
Mango cheesecake topped with vanilla-anise cream and white chocolate and cherry almond bark, buttermilk crumble and raspberry champagne sorbet. Hyatt Regency Maui photo
Lavender-seared lamb chops in rum demi glace (top) will be served at the Maui Tastemakers Series dinner on Saturday with lobster dynamite drizzled in unagi sauce. Hyatt Regency Maui photo
Scuba Santa • Tonight at MOC, Maalaea; courtesy Maui Ocean Center.
Maui Academy of Performing Arts’ “Nutcracker Sweets” ; courtesy the MACC.
Na Wai ‘Eha musical group • Friday at Wailuku Town Party; The Maui News file photo.
Alsarah (center) & the Nubatones perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. The show features a dance floor. Tickets are $40 (plus applicable fees), with a 10-percent discount for MACC members and half-price for kids 12 and younger. For tickets or more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org. carlos ramirez photo
Haleakala Waldorf Middle School Strings performed its inaugural concert Saturday at the Kula school’s Holiday Faire. Reggae musician Mishka’s son Keanu Frith (left) and other students are led by string teacher Teresa Skinner (far right). Other performers at the Holiday Faire included Lukas Nelson, Mishka, Barry Flanagan & Eric Gilliom, Lily Meola and actor Woody Harrelson’s ohana. Jon Woodhouse photo
A scene from “Mirai.” Photo courtesy IMDb
Carey Mulligan (from left), Ed Oxenbould and Jake Gyllenhaal in a scene from “Wildlife.” Photo courtesy IMDb
Maui Academy of Performing Arts (at left) presents its biennial production of “Nutcracker Sweets,” abbreviated from Tchaikovsky’s classic. Peter Liu photo
Carlyn Leal (from left), Arya Jones and Ricky Jones delight in “Elf the Musical” at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Jack Grace photo
Seabury Hall Dance Ensemble (below) hosts the annual Holiday Performing Arts Concert. Jack Grace photo