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Personal Stories: Behind the Pandemic

EDITOR’S NOTE. Personal Stories Behind The Pandemic is a feature The Maui News will run periodically about how people, groups and organizations are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. This installment deals with small businesses on Maui. If you would like to share a personal story, email ...

Empty streets, stores in virus-hit Japan

NARA, Japan (AP) — Cherry blossoms are in season and the ancient Japanese capital of Nara, with its majestic Todaiji “Big Buddha” temple and its herds of deer, would normally be packed. This year, it’s almost deserted, as are most other tourist attractions in Japan as foreign visitors ...

Roasting vegetables is simple, healthy cooking

Cooking at home more these days? Here’s a primer on a basic technique for creating simple, healthy meals: roasting vegetables. If you love ordering deeply caramelized, crispy Brussels sprouts, carrots or cauliflower from a restaurant but have never made them yourself, now is your chance to ...

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. Submissions are subject to revision and rewriting, inclusion is not guaranteed and publication does not ...

Pet of the Week

Are you ready to join the dark (fur) side? I’m Vader and I’m ready to use my cuddle force to change your mind about senior and black cats! I’m a 7-year-old lover boy with a helmet-sized head and a big purr when you rub my giant cheeks. If you think I could be the lord of love in your ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Boy from the Woods” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing) 2. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books) 3. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” by Charlie Mackesy (Harperone) 4. “The Sinner” by J.R. Ward (Gallery) 5. “The Last ...

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. ...

Covid-19 Maui County Schedule Changes

The Maui News has compiled a list of countywide cancellations, closures and postponements due to coronavirus. This story is updated daily as information is released. Last updated at 5 p.m. Friday. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Public Facilities • County fields, pools, gyms, parks and public restrooms, closed ...

Personal Stories: Behind the Pandemic

EDITOR’S NOTE. Personal Stories Behind The Pandemic is a feature The Maui News will run periodically about how people, groups and organizations are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. This installment deals with parents and children stuck at home with school out and most activities and ...

G.E.A.R.U.P., Maui! helps youths seek education, job goals

G.E.A.R. U.P., Maui! It is a federally funded grant program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, and it stands for Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. We are grateful to be a grantee and participating with our partners, Kalama and Maui Waena ...

TCM is bringing its classic film festival to your television

LOS ANGELES — The folks at Turner Classic Movies had just decided they’d have to cancel their annual classic film festival when their general manager had an idea: What if they could do something else in recognition of the lost weekend? “It felt greedy to say, ëWell why don’t we do ...

Virus outbreak sends a nation of restaurantgoers back to the kitchen

Last Tuesday night in Tennessee, bluegrass musicians David and Virginia Blood were busy making sandwiches. In Pittsburgh, real estate agent Michelle Bushee was stirring a pot of homemade black-bean chili in her kitchen instead of shepherding curious buyers through potential dream homes. Marty ...

Volunteers sew masks for health care workers

CHICAGO (AP) — Bill Purdue waterproofs basements for a living, but he has spent the past few days in his buddy’s Washington, Ind., auto trim and upholstery shop cutting rectangles of cotton fabric that his friend sews into face masks. Fashion designer Briana Danyele left Italy last month ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Boy from the Woods” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing) 2. “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” by Rae Carson (Del Rey) 3. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books) 4. “The Mirror & the Light” by Hilary Mantel (Henry Holt ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1920 — Japanese women loading cane under contract for the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. earned as much as $128.35 during the month of February. Thirty-three women earned more than $80, and 13 of these in excess of $100 75 Years Ago 1945 — “The right book for 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 242-6335. • 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. ...

Covid-19 Maui County Schedule Changes

The Maui News has compiled a list of countywide cancellations, closures and postponements due to coronavirus. This story is updated daily as information is released. Last updated at 2 p.m. Friday. Public Facilities • County fields, pools, gyms, parks and public restrooms, closed March 13 to ...

Covid-19: Riding it out at home

Movie theaters are shuttered. Shopping malls have turned into ghost towns. Weddings have been postponed. It’s a new normal that is anything but. The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting our daily lives and for how long remains unclear. But by canceling everything and staying home, we can help ...

Social distancing: The who, what, when, where and why

Social distancing is becoming a common topic in discussions about COVID-19. But what is social distancing, why is it so important, who should practice it, and how can we stay engaged as a community when we need to keep our distance? What is it? Social distancing is when individuals ...

What now? Facing life without the entertainment world

NEW YORK (AP) — Overheard as the entertainment world stalled in response to the coronavirus outbreak: “What are we gonna do now, read books?” That’s exactly what Pamela Milam will be doing, and lots of them. Milam is a selection reader for the Women’s National Book Association, a ...