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Scenemakers

Scenemakers

February 5, 2015 Check out featured Maui County people who make the Scene. Share your recent pictures from island life, then look for friends and family in upcoming issues. more »»

Maui Beat

Musicians leave mark on Maui

December 25, 2014 With the recent Lanai Slack Key Guitar Festival dedicated to the memory of revered Hawaiian musician Dennis Kamakahi, and the screening of “The Quietest Place on Earth” documentary presented as a... more »»

Scenemakers

Scenemakers

January 1, 2015 Check out featured Maui County people who make the Scene. Share your recent pictures from island life, then look for friends and family in upcoming issues. more »»

Maui Beat

A most musical new year ahead

January 1, 2015 Instead of traditionally looking back at this time of year, we’re shifting forward this week, taking a look at a jam-packed show schedule coming up in the next couple of months. more »»

Scenemakers

Scenemakers

January 8, 2015 Check out featured Maui County people who make the Scene. Share your recent pictures from island life, then look for friends and family in upcoming issues. more »»

Maui Beat

Busy with the blues

January 8, 2015 A towering master of blues, Taj Mahal was just nominated for a Grammy Award for his collaboration with Gregg Allman on a live version of the classic “Statesboro Blues,” featured on the album “All My... more »»

Scenemakers

Scenemakers

January 15, 2015 Check out featured Maui County people who make the Scene. Share your recent pictures from island life, then look for friends and family in upcoming issues. more »»

Maui Beat

Yo-Yo Ma

January 15, 2015 The world’s greatest living cellist will likely mesmerize his sold-out audience when he performs at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater on Jan 2. more »»

Scenemakers

Scenemakers

January 22, 2015 Check out featured Maui County people who make the Scene. Share your recent pictures from island life, then look for friends and family in upcoming issues. more »»

Maui Beat

Blue Eyes

January 22, 2015 Judy Collins performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. more »»

Scenemakers

Scenemakers

January 29, 2015 Check out featured Maui County people who make the Scene. Share your recent pictures from island life, then look for friends and family in upcoming issues. more »»

Maui Beat

Cowboys of Hawaiian music

January 29, 2015 Calling themselves the Rough Riders, three of Hawaii’s most esteemed musicians, Henry Kapono, Brother Noland and John Cruz, have teamed for a series of momentous concerts debuting Friday at the Maui... more »»

Visual Art

Visual Art

October 30, 2014 Hui features ‘Mixed Plate’ exhibit Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center’s “Mixed Plate: A Themed Exhibition” will be on display at the Makawao gallery through Nov. 14. more »»

Backstage

2015 ushers in eclectic theater lineup

January 1, 2015 Every year on Maui, a new crop of shows is announced around the holidays. more »»

Latest Movies

See ‘No Turning Back’ at Starry Night Cinema

January 8, 2015 Take in snowy landscapes and dramatic board-sport action at the Starry Night Cinema event featuring Warren Miller’s film “No Turning Back” on Friday at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. more »»

Backstage

Theater on the edge

January 15, 2015 Frequent readers of Backstage are aware that in addition to writing about theater, I moonlight working in theater. The event that is the most rewarding for me is the Maui Fringe Theater Festival. more »»

Latest Movies

Latest Movies

January 15, 2015 These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT * “AMERICAN SNIPER” R, 2:12. Action, biography, drama. more »»

Backstage

Next to Normal

January 22, 2015 There is no dysfunction in a Norman Rockwell painting, unless you count the kid who didn’t want a haircut. My great-grandmother was a Rockwell. more »»

Latest Movies

Latest Movies

January 22, 2015 These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT * “MORTDECAI” R, 1:46. Action, comedy. Kaahumanu 6. more »»

Visual Art

Visual Art: Art of Aloha

January 22, 2015 Maui is an art mecca, as collectors are well aware. And there are numerous prestigious exhibits held all year long at the island’s many galleries. more »»

Backstage

The murderous tale of Lizzie Borden

January 29, 2015 Lizzie Borden took an ax And gave her mother forty whacks When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty-one Starting Friday night, the students of King Kekaulike High School will presen... more »»

Latest Movies

Latest Movies

January 29, 2015 These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “BLACK OR WHITE” PG-13, 2:01. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex. more »»

Backstage

Laugh at layovers with The Queue'

February 5, 2015 We’ve all had an unpleasant airport layover. My two personal favorites were six hours in Honolulu when the pilot had a heart attack, and 10 glorious hours at LAX last year. more »»

Latest Movies

Latest Movies

February 5, 2015 These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT * “JUPITER ASCENDING” PG-13, 2:07. more »»

Visual Art

Visual Art

February 5, 2015 Open Studios tours to begin Art lovers will have the chance in coming weeks to mingle with island artists through the fifth annual Maui Open Studios. more »»

Backstage

Seeing red in ‘The Crucible’

February 12, 2015 The evolution of Arthur Miller’s classic drama “The Crucible” is quite astonishin. more »»

Latest Movies

Latest Movies

February 12, 2015 These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “FIFTY SHADES OF GREY” R, 2:05. Drama, romance. more »»

Visual Art

Annual plein air painting event kicks off Saturday

February 12, 2015 The Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a week of events celebrating outdoor painters starting Saturday in Lahaina. more »»

Backstage

Sentiments not ‘Lost in Yonkers’

February 19, 2015 Nearly 65 years ago, the legendary Sid Caesar assembled the greatest comedy writing staff ever. more »»

Latest Movies

Latest Movies

February 19, 2015 These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “Hot Tub Time Machine 2” R, 1:33. Comedy, Sci-Fi. more »»

Backstage

Shrek the musical

February 26, 2015 This year, the Voting Rights Act, Medicare, the Ford Mustang and the Pillsbury Doughboy are all celebrating 50th anniversaries. more »»

Latest Movies

Latest Movies

February 26, 2015 These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “FOCUS” R, 1:44. Comedy, crime, drama. more »»

Island Events

Island Events: Feb. 26, 2015

February 26, 2015 TODAY, FEB. 26 FREE HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES CONCERT Lahaina Restoration Foundation presents its free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert at 7:30 p.m. more »»

Shopping Center Activities

Shopping Center Activities

December 25, 2014 * LAHAINA CANNERY MALL. Saturday: Hui Lanakila, 1 p.m.; Yu-Gi-Oh card session, 3 p.m. Sunday: Family magic with Holden Mowat, 11:30 a.m.; Halau Hula O Keola Ali‘iokekai, 1 p.m. more »»

Maui Music

Maui Music

December 25, 2014 West Maui CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE, 811 Front St., Lahaina, 661-4855 Thursday (tonight): Brooks Maguire. Friday: Sonshine Rivers and Harry Troupe. Saturday: Scott Freeman. Sunday: Brooks Maguire. more »»

Side Orders

Side Orders • Dec. 25, 2014

December 25, 2014 MELE KALIKIMAKA . . . And Hau‘oli Makahiki Hou! ’Tis the season to celebrate, and there is a downpour of happenings. Luckily, there are always rainbows around every bend. more »»

Shopping Center Activities

Shopping Center Activities

January 1, 2015 * LAHAINA CANNERY MALL. Thursday (tonight): Na Pua Melia, 7 p.m. Saturday: Na Kamali‘i Nani O Lahaina, 1 p.m.; Yu-Gi-Oh card session, 3 p.m. Sunday: Family magic with Holden Mowat, 11:30 a.m. more »»

Maui Music

Maui Music

January 1, 2015 WEST MAUI CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE, 811 Front St., Lahaina, 661-4855 Thursday (tonight): Brooks Maguire. Friday: Sonshine Rivers and Harry Troupe. Saturday: Scott Freeman. Sunday: Brooks Maguire. more »»

Side Orders

Side Orders • Jan. 1, 2015

January 1, 2015 HAPPY HOURS . . . I popped into Saltimbocca in Maalaea the other day for happy hour with my sister, and we were thrilled with the menu served in the bar and lounge from 4 to 6 p.m. daily. more »»

Shopping Center Activities

Shopping Center Activities

January 8, 2015 * LAHAINA CANNERY MALL. Thursday (tonight): Na Kamali‘i Nani O Lahaina, 7 p.m. Saturday: Halau Hula O Keola Ali‘iokekai, 1 p.m.; Yu-Gi-Oh card session, 3 p.m. more »»

Maui Music

Maui Music

January 8, 2015 WEST MAUI CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE, 811 Front St., Lahaina, 661-4855 Thursday (tonight): Brooks Maguire. Friday: Sonshine Rivers and Harry Troupe. Saturday: Scott Freeman. Sunday: Brooks Maguire. more »»

Side Orders

Side Orders • Jan. 8, 2015

January 8, 2015 THE STACK IS BACK . . . It’s that time of year again and all-you-can-eat pancakes are back at participating IHOP restaurants, including the local favorite at Maui Mall in Kahului. From now until Feb. more »»

Maui Music

Maui Music

January 15, 2015 WEST MAUI CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE, 811 Front St., Lahaina, 661-4855 Thursday (tonight): Brooks Maguire. Friday: Sonshine Rivers and Harry Troupe. Saturday: Scott Freeman. Sunday: Brooks Maguire. more »»

Side Orders

Side Orders • Jan. 15, 2015

January 15, 2015 ISLAND BUZZ . . . Word is spreading like wildfire that Bev Gannon Restaurants has picked up a couple of managing partners of the exceptional kin. more »»

Shopping Center Activities

Shopping Center Activities

January 15, 2015 * LAHAINA CANNERY MALL. Thursday (tonight): Te Tiare Patitifa, 7 p.m. Saturday: Te Tiare Patitifa, 1 p.m.; Yu-Gi-Oh card session, 3 p.m. Sunday: Family magic with Holden Mowat, 11:30 a.m. more »»

Maui Music

Maui Music

January 22, 2015 WEST MAUI CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE, 811 Front St., Lahaina, 661-4855 Thursday (tonight): Brooks Maguire. Friday: Sonshine Rivers and Harry Troupe. Saturday: Scott Freeman. Sunday: Brooks Maguire. more »»

Side Orders

Side Orders • Jan. 22, 2015

January 21, 2015 TASTING TIME . . . Maui is turning into quite the tidy little Napa Valley of tasting rooms lately. Up in Maui Research & Technology Park in Kihei, you can confuse the new Maui Brewing Co. more »»

Island Events

Island Events: Jan. 29, 2015

January 29, 2015 TODAY, JAN. 29 BENEFIT FOR PUNANA LEO O MAUI AT FRIDA’S Mark and Judy Ellman present a benefit for Punana Leo O Maui, a Hawaiian language preschool, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Frida’s Beach House in Lahaina. more »»

Shopping Center Activities

Shopping Center Activities

January 29, 2015 * LAHAINA CANNERY MALL. Thursday (tonight): Te Tiare Patitifa, 7 p.m. Saturday: Na Kamali‘i Nani O Lahaina, 1 p.m.; Yu-Gi-Oh card session, 3 p.m. Sunday: Family magic with Holden Mowat, 11:30 a.m. more »»

Maui Music

Maui Music

January 29, 2015 WEST MAUI BLACK ROCK LOUNGE, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa 2605 Kaanapali Parkway, Kaanapali, 661-0031 Featuring resident DJ Big Mike. Friday: Top 40s, house and electronic dance music (EDM), 10 p.. more »»

Dining Out

Stop Watch

January 29, 2015 As usual, StopWatch Sports Bar & Grill will be the place to huddle in Makawao for Super Bowl Sunda. more »»

Side Orders

Side Orders • Jan. 29, 2015

January 29, 2015 UNO, DOS, TRES . . . Come and count Super Bowl touchdowns on the big screen in the Surf Lounge at Three’s Bar & Grill in Kihei this weekend. more »»

Island Events

Island Events: Feb. 5, 2015

February 5, 2015 TODAY, FEB. 5 PAWS FOR READING AT WAILUKU LIBRARY Paws for Reading will be presented at Wailuku Library from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and is open to keiki grades 1 to 5. more »»

Shopping Center Activities

Shopping Center Activities

February 5, 2015 * LAHAINA CANNERY MALL. Thursday (tonight): Te Na Pua Melia, 7 p.m. Saturday: Na Kamali‘i Nani O Lahaina, 1 p.m.; Yu-Gi-Oh card session, 3 p.m. Sunday: Family magic with Holden Mowat, 11:30 a.m. more »»

Maui Music

Maui Music

February 5, 2015 west maui BLACK ROCK LOUNGE, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa 2605 Kaanapali Parkway, Kaanapali, 661-0031 Featuring resident DJ Big Mike. Friday: Top 40s, house and electronic dance music (EDM), 10 p.. more »»

Dining Out

Sweets for your Valentine

February 5, 2015 The iconic Home Maid Bakery has been cooking up a storm of local dessert favorites, ever since it opened back in 196. more »»

Side Orders

Side Orders • Feb. 5, 2015

February 5, 2015 CHEERS TO 20 YEARS . . . One of Maui’s most popular restaurateurs is celebrating 20 years in business in 2015. more »»

Island Events

Island Events: Feb. 12, 2015

February 12, 2015 TODAY, FEB. 12 ERIC BIBB IN CONCERT AT CASTLE THEATER Catch singer, songwriter and guitarist Eric Bibb with Michael Jerome Browne at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. more »»

Shopping Center Activities

Shopping Center Activities

February 12, 2015 * THE SHOPS AT WAILEA. Wednesday: Wailea Le‘a featuring John Cruz, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the fountain courtyard. Enjoy samplings from the center’s restaurants and eateries during the event. more »»

Maui Music

Maui Music

February 12, 2015 WEST MAUI BLACK ROCK LOUNGE, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa 2605 Kaanapali Parkway, Kaanapali, 661-0031 Featuring resident DJ Big Mike. Friday and Saturday: “Na Kane — Men of Paradise” after party, 10 p. more »»

Dining Out

Kung Hee Fat Choy

February 12, 2015 The Year of the Ram will charge in Feb. 19 hot on the heels of the full moon— and Chinese cuisine will be at its brightest on island. more »»

Side Orders

Side Orders • Feb. 12, 2015

February 12, 2015 ASIAN FAVORITE . . . One of the most popular Central Maui dining spots is Ichiban The Restaurant & Sushi Bar in Kahului Shopping Center. more »»

Island Events

Island Events: Feb. 19, 2015

February 19, 2015 TODAY, FEB. 19 ULUWEHI GUERRERO AT PICNIC FOR POKI Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Uluwehi Guerrero will perform with Halau Hula Kauluokala at the Picnic for Poki at 11 a.m. more »»

Shopping Center Activities

Shopping Center Activities

February 19, 2015 * LAHAINA CANNERY MALL. Thursday (tonight): Te Tiare Patitifa, 7 p.m. Saturday: Chinese New Year celebration with Au’s Shaolin Arts Society lion dancers, firecrackers, martial arts masters, 2 p.m. more »»

Maui Music

Maui Music

February 19, 2015 WEST MAUI BLACK ROCK LOUNGE, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa 2605 Kaanapali Parkway, Kaanapali, 661-0031 Featuring resident DJ Big Mike. Friday: Top 40s, house and electronic dance music (EDM), 10 p.. more »»

Dining Out

Una mas, por favor!

February 19, 2015 By CARLA TRACY / Dining Editor Once you bite into the Baja fish tacos and sip the Barking Chihuahua margarita, you’ll be saying, “una mas, por favor,” “one more, please,” in no time fla. more »»

Side Orders

Side Orders • Feb. 19, 2015

February 19, 2015 NEW MOON RISING . . . The Year of the Ram will charge in today at Chinese and Vietnamese restaurants and hotels all over the island and continue intermittently through Tuesday. more »»

Shopping Center Activities

Shopping Center Activities

February 26, 2015 * LAHAINA CANNERY MALL. Thursday (tonight): Te Tiare Patitifa, 7 p.m. Saturday: Hui! Lanakila, 1 p.m.; Yu-Gi-Oh card session, 3 p.m. Sunday: Family magic with Holden Mowat, 11:30 a.m. more »»

Maui Music

Maui Music

February 26, 2015 WEST MAUI BLACK ROCK LOUNGE, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa 2605 Kaanapali Parkway, Kaanapali, 661-0031 Featuring resident DJ Big Mike. Friday: Top 40s, house and electronic dance music (EDM), 10 p.. more »»

Dining Out

Maui Onion Festival set for 2016

February 26, 2015 Traditionally held on the first Saturday in May, the annual Maui Onion Festival that smothers the island with food and fun is on hold this year, due to renovations taking place at Whalers Village... more »»

Side Orders

Side Orders • Feb. 26, 2015

February 26, 2015 ALL ABOUT WINE … And wine not? Maui is bubbling over with all manner of vino happenings. more »»

 
 

Keiki can read to a therapy dog March 5, 2015

“Paws for Reading” will be presented at Wailuku Public Library on the first Thursday in the months of February, March and April. The free program for keiki in grades 1 through 5 will be offered on Thursday, March 5, and April 2, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the literacy roo. more »

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