×

Pau Hana

Greens never better

WAIEHU — Early on a sunny Wednesday recently, Waiehu Golf Course Superintendent Todd Allen and his crew race to finish their morning duties before a wave of golfers overtakes them on the back nine. Some groups bearing down are sixsomes made up of Maui retirees in their 70s and 80s, while ...

Importance of hand-washing: A tale of two diseases

The recent attention to the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus serves as an excellent reminder that simple actions can positively impact healthy adults as well as vulnerable populations, such as older adults, infants, children, and those with chronic conditions or compromised immune ...

Native American poet, filmmaker to present talk at UH-Maui College

The University of Hawaii-Maui College will host award-winning poet, writer, editor and filmmaker Allison Hedge Coke for a presentation titled “Measuring Up” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in ‘Ike Le‘a 144. The event is free and open to the public. Hedge Coke will discuss a movement for ...

Grand Wailea opens Hawaiian center

The Grand Wailea has opened the Palaha Hawaiian Cultural Center, which will host daily cultural activities and house works of art and artifacts. “For the first time since opening our doors in 1991, Hawaiian culture has a physical home here at Grand Wailea,” said Kainoa Horcajo, director of ...

Ocean center running Maui 5K benefit March 1

The Maui Ocean Center will be running the ninth annual Maui 5K on March 1, a fun and healthy fundraiser for fitness programs in Maui County schools. The event is part of the Maalaea aquarium’s Kuilima program, which gives back to local nonprofit organizations, schools and other community ...

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

Trunks is a great big handsome 82 lb. ball of love! He’s a playful and jolly 6-year-old that loves to hit the beach and spend the day splashing around with the kids. This strong fella has been learning lots of good new manners during his Canine Good Citizen training here at the shelter. With ...

Ancient carnival in Spain helps to ward off evil spirits

In one of the most ancient carnival celebrations in Europe, dozens of people don sheepskins, lace petticoats and conical caps, sling cowbells across their backs and parade through two Spanish towns. The groups, named “Joaldunak,” after the Basque-language word for cowbells, march through ...

Proposal seeks to boost historic Hispanic trail

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico proposal seeks to draw tourists to a historic Hispanic and Native American trail that once linked early Spanish settlers from Mexico City to an area just north of Santa Fe. A bill sponsored by state Rep. Andres Romero would erect landmarks from Ohkay ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Golden in Deat” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s Press) 2. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books) 3. “Crooked River” by Preston/Child (Grand Central Publishing) 4. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’’ by Charlie Mackesy ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1920 — A branch Maui Suffrage Club was formed in Kula, the meeting being held in the Keokea School House. The following officers were elected: president, Mrs. Kapohakimohewa; vice-president, Mrs. Kamakua; secretary, Mrs. Ah Nim; treasurer, Mrs. Copp. 75 Years Ago 1945 — ...

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 242-6335. • 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. ...

Home improvements that may not pay off when time to sell

You spent the holidays binging on HGTV, and now visions of shiplap accent walls and freestanding soaking tubs are dancing through your head. Don’t let your desire to upgrade your home downgrade your home’s market value. Before you make a renovation fantasy a reality, consider whether the ...

Lights, camera, let’s play

Ever wonder what it takes to make a movie? There’s a new card game that puts you in the producer’s seat — no trip to Hollywood required. The getCrewd party card game is the brainchild of Haiku resident Renee Confair, a Hawaii-based producer and production manager whose long list of ...

Super American Circus coming to town

The Maui News The Super American Circus 2020 Hawaii Tour will make a stop at Baldwin High School Auditorium Feb. 21, 22 and 23. This circus line-up is the biggest ever with acts that have never performed in Hawaii, according to an announcement. The superhero theme and performers will ...

Female Hawaiian falsetto contestants sought

The Maui News The inaugural Carmen Hulu Lindsey Leo Ha‘iha‘i Falsetto Contest is seeking contestants. It will be the first female falsetto contest in Hawaii, according to an announcement, and will take place April 10 at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua’s Celebration of the Arts. Doors open at ...

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 ...

Pet of the Week

Ever get an eyelash in your eye that drives you up the wall? Well when I, Lady Khali, came to MHS, all of my lashes were rubbing on my eye. Thanks to the Hope Fund, I was able to get the surgery I needed to live a pain-free life. My peepers are healing and have been getting better each day. Now ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1920 — Three raids and a like number of arrests were made this week on Maui for violation of the prohibition laws. Three stills were seized, about 50 gallons of finished okolehao were confiscated, and 500 or 600 gallons of mash was destroyed. 75 Years Ago 1945 — Military ...

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 242-6335. * 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, ...