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At some universities, pets are part of everyday college life

Leaving for college involves some difficult changes, and one of them can be separation from a beloved pet. “If an animal is part of your entire life, and caring for them is a huge part of it, to take that away is pretty dramatic,” says Kimberly Brubaker. If it’s a high enough ...

In the Loop

Daytime activities this weekend are plentiful. If you’re an avid DIY-er or a homeowner with vision and an interest in design, the CIM Maui Home Show features the latest trends, techniques and products shared by building and design professionals from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, today at War Memorial ...

6 simple ways to greener living

Protecting the planet is a goal for millions of people across the globe. And that’s a good thing, as the planet is increasingly in need of help. Behaviors few people may give a second thought to can dramatically impact the planet in a negative way. For example, according to Worldwatch ...

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 ...

Book Review: Rob Hart’s ‘The Warehouse’ is whip-smart thriller

• “The Warehouse: a Novel,” by Rob Hart (Crown) Futuristic thrillers such as “1984,” “Fahrenheit 451” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” succeed because the plots harbor more than a few kernels of truth that make the stories believable. Add Rob Hart’s whip-smart thriller “The ...

97th Maui Fair Parade Applications Now Available

Applications are now available for groups interested in participating in Maui’s biggest parade. The theme for this year is “Make Memories, Share Moment.” The traditional Maui Fair parade proclaims the opening of the 97th Fair on Thursday, Oct.3, starting promptly at 4:30 p.m. The parade ...

Pet of the Week

Looking for a gentle and affectionate new friend? Then I hope you’ll come and meet me, Mimi, cat No. 160A! I’m just shy of 2 years old and was brought to MHS back in April as a new mother. After raising all my kittens to find loving homes, I’m ready for it to be my turn now. If you have ...

Women, late-in-life new authors expand Japanese literature

The works receiving one of Japan’s most coveted literary awards, the Naoki Prize, have something new in common: For the first time in 85 years, all six of the nominated authors are women. Japan is home to what many consider the world’s first novel, “The Tale of Genji,” written in the ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “The Inn” by James Patterson with Candace Fox (Little, Brown) 3. “The Bitterroots” by C.J. Box (Minotaur) 4. “One Good Deed” by David Baldacci (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 5. “Outfox” ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — Kiawe beans are abundant on Molokai this year and lie scattered all along the road and beach from Pukoo to Kaunakakai. 75 Years Ago 1944 — A mile and a half of the new two-lane macadam-paved Paia highway is open for traffic, alleviating the worst stretches of the ...

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. ...

Outdoor decor that’s edgy and super far out

The outdoor furnishings market has been dominated for years by wicker-look resin furniture and beachy prints. Spindly folding lawn chairs have given way to deep, comfy seating, and fabric choices have grown from sweaty, rough plastics to weatherproof linen, soft cotton, even velvet. The living ...

In the Loop

The Maui Humane Society joins more than 900 shelters across the U.S. holding adoption events today in recognition of the national “Clear the Shelters” campaign. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., all adoption fees at MHS will be waived, courtesy of a generous donation from the Will Willett Trust. ...

Beat•Lele at the MACC

Tickets on sale now! If you love the Beatles, you will love BEAT-LELE — a unique blend of ‘ukulele-playing talents, beautiful voices and perfect harmony that pays homage to the legendary 60s group that stole the hearts of America. Dennis Muth, Sonny Aquino, Alastar McNeil and Nolan ...

Book Review: Barron’s ‘Black Mountain’ stars his ex-mob enforcer

• “Black Mountain,” by Laird Barron (Putnam) Like a lyricist, Laird Barron excels at manipulating the tones and cadence of language. Like a Gothic novelist, the mood he creates is often bleak. “You don’t teach a child to become a killer by rote lectures,” he writes. “To create a ...

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 ...

Prepare for Fair!

The 97th Maui Fair pre-sale tickets are now available at reduced prices through Sept. 20 at the following presale ticket location: • Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union • Maui County Federal Credit Union – all branches (free gift with purchase) • Aloha Pacific FCU • Maui Memorial ...

Thank You Letter

Maui’s annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki Remembrance committee wishes to thank for our recent successful community program on Aug. 6 the following: Kahului Hongwanji Mission and Rev. Richard Tennes, Program speaker Helen Jaccard and the Golden Rule Project, program participants Mika Inaba, Koko ...

Pet of the Week

Do you like to keep busy and need a willing and able companion? Then check me out! My name is Cookie, Dog No. 83, and I’m a water loving 3-year-old that aims to please. When I’m not playing with pals in in the yard or splashing in the pool, I love to work on my agility skills with the ...

Art & Activism: An Exhibition About Change

Art and Activism: An Exhibition About Change, presented by Maui Arts & Cultural Center from Aug. 25 to Oct. 31 in the Schaefer International Gallery, features new work from six nationally selected artists who address contemporary topics relevant to our time. Hawaii activists currently ...