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Pau Hana

Edible balloons, frozen treats:

Move over Willy Wonka. A temporary museum dedicated to all things ice cream is treating visitors to edible balloons, a Chocolate Chamber, a "swim" in a pool of faux rainbow sprinkles and, of course, scoops of heavenly ice cream.New York's Museum of Ice Cream is the lifelong fantasy of ...

Travel Briefs:

NEW DALI MUSEUM IN CALIFORNIAThe late artist Salvador Dali has a new museum devoted to his works in Monterey, Calif..The Dali17 museum opened in July in the building where the Museum of Monterey was formerly located.The museum now houses 570 works by Dali from the private collection of a Pebble ...

Thank-You Letters

We want to express our sincere appreciation to the woman who took the time and effort to go out of her way to rescue our yellow Lab. She brought her to the Maui Humane Society and we picked her up in the morning. We also want to thank all of our friends for assisting us in the search.This story ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1916 - Lahaina is soon to have a new sanitary fish market. Plans have been prepared for the structure, which will supersede the present row of shacks which at present house the fish stalls. A substantial new garage building also is being constructed by George Freeland, and W. L. ...

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. Clothing, ...

Cooking on deadline: A Brazilian casserole for the Olympics

As the world turns its attention to the host country of the Olympic Games, I'm reminded of a trip I took to Brazil 20 years ago with my friend, chef and cookbook author Christopher Idone. He was so enamored of Brazilian food that he wrote a wonderful cookbook, "Brazil: A Cook's Tour" (Clarkson ...

Searching the sky

With pristine beaches, warm turquoise water and deep jungle terrain, it's easy to while away the days enjoying nature's splendor on Maui. But when the sun goes down, don't forget to turn your eyes to the sky, where a whole new world - or universe, rather - awaits.Taking in the island's night ...

In the loop

With Tropical Storm Darby threatening to do more than simply block out the night sky last weekend, the Maui Arts & Cultural Center postponed its Starry Night Cinema event until Aug. 26.The MACC's free, family friendly event will still feature Disney's hit animated film "Zootopia," ...

moss

J. Paul Moore, who owned a garden center in Tennessee for over 30 years, can't count the number of times people asked him how to kill moss.He and other experts, however, say moss deserves more respect, as a versatile and beautiful addition to any garden."It's stunning in the winter when ...

Pet of the Week

Do you like affectionate and outgoing kitties? Then you really gotta stop by and ask to meet me, Louise, No. 33. I'm a friendly and fun 1-year-old spayed female who's just looking for a new BFF. With my big sparkling eyes and cool tortoiseshell coat, I'm pretty hard to miss. I first came to ...

HULIAU Food & Wine Festival

Multi-Grammy and Hoku-award winning Hawaiian music artist George Kahumoku Jr. will be there performing his sweet tunes. He's also a Maui farmer into noble, sustainable causes and would love to chat you up about it.Ten top Maui chefs will also support the cause and there will be food films to ...

Thank-You Letters

Thank you, Kaiser Permanente for the outstanding care you have provided for my dear wife, Martha, during her illness.The nurses and staff members gave her more than necessary medical relief, they gave her pure, unadulterated love.It is obvious that they are feeling the effects of the shortage ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1916 - Work was begun this week on the new Grand Hotel to be built at the corner of Main and Church streets, Wailuku. The new building is to cost, complete except for furniture, between $22,000 and $23,000. Besides the Grand Hotel, work is already well underway for the new main ...

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. Clothing, ...

Jewel in the jungle

Lush gardens meet luscious design at Maui's historic Haiku Mill, and now visitors and local residents alike can catch a glimpse into the past while basking in the beauty of tropical flora and Old World style.Haiku Mill is launching historical botanical tours of the secluded north-shore property ...

In the loop

For the second year in a row, guests attending Maui Ocean Center's annual Night at the Reef: Incredible Corals event witnessed the rare phenomenon of rice coral spawning, a behavior linked to the lunar cycle.As predicted - though not guaranteed - the corals in the aquarium's Deep Surge exhibit ...

When summer break ends, ties to nature don’t have to

The start of the school year doesn't have to mean the end of time outdoors.Many parents, teachers and schools are finding ways to keep kids connected to nature all year."It may be even more important for kids to be connected to nature during the school year than just in the summer," says ...

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 ...