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In the loop

Women have always been an integral part of crafting culture, and now, with help from the Internet, they're at the forefront of the current "maker" movement around the world.Hobbies can become thriving sidelines or full-time livelihoods. At Etsy.com, a major online crafts marketplace that ...

Kaanapali to welcome Chef Vikram Vij

Chef Vikram Vij serves Canadian Prime Minister Justin Pierre James Trudeau recently at Vij's in Vancouver, British Columbia, the signature restaurant of the chef, who is scheduled to be on Maui from Tuesday to Thursday as a guest of the Ka'anapali Beach Resort Association. Three events are ...

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

Need a sweet and silly face to come home to after a long day? My name is Shabba, No. 75A, and I'm sure to keep you smiling for years to come! Now, don't be surprised if I don't look exactly like my picture here when you come and visit me. See, as a Shar-Pei, it can be common for our eyelashes ...

Garden art can bring drama and design to outdoor spaces

If you came across any of Barbara Sanderson's work in a garden, you might think you'd stepped into Alice's Wonderland. The Seattle-based glass blower crafts flowers, arbors, lights and fountains for natural settings, aiming to create a magical, otherworldly tableau."I love to add another ...

Thank-You Letters

Lihikai Elementary School and Lihikai School PCNC would like to express their mahalo to the following people for their presentation on Career Day during Spirit Week:Marilyn Mina and Jackie Brown (cooks); Steven Grant (truck driver); Sadie Romano Saget (yoga instructor); Edward "Bud" Galarita ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1916 - It is probable that within another week the Maui County Fair executive committee will be able to effect an organization and get down to business. Secretary Case, of the Chamber of Commerce, has during the week received the following named members, appointed by as many ...

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, ...

Touring sites from London’s

LONDON - The Sex Pistols and The Clash led the British punk rock revolution in the steamy summer of 1976. London is marking 40 years since that summer with a series of events, gigs and exhibits this year.As an early fan of punk, I set out on a personal pilgrimage to explore the neighborhoods ...

2016 Summer Fun Guide

Private TutoringAges: Kindergarten through the 4th grade.Sponsor: Tutoring Services LLC.When: Call to schedule an appointment.Where: Kihei.Description: Personalized, private programs in remedial and enrichment services offered based on a child's needs. Cost: $40 per session.Contact: ...

ID doing docuseries on missing women

NEW YORK - Conscious of the success of long-form crime mysteries like "Serial" on NPR and HBO's "The Jinx," the Investigation Discovery network said that it will air its first-ever serialized drama this spring.The six-part docuseries, "The Vanishing Women," will focus on six women who have gone ...

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

Need an outgoing gal in your life? Well, this cat is about as affectionate and outgoing as they come. Her name is Sara (cat #73) and she is a 4-year-old spayed, lovable lady who loves to be the first to greet anyone that stops by the cat building. Sara is looking for a forever family to shower ...

Oops! State’s tourism video features Iceland

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Maybe the state should be called Rhode Iceland.Rhode Island officials yanked a new tourism video, designed to draw visitors to the state, off YouTube in embarrassment Tuesday after eagle-eyed viewers complained it showed a scene shot in Iceland's capital, Reykjavik.The ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1916 - Plans are now on foot for the annual fancy dress ball of the Maui Racing Association, which will be given probably in early May. The affair is to be made coincident with the first polo contest of the season, which is to be played on the new Keahua field, and will be one of ...

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, ...

Art Maui 2016: ‘From the serious to the ludicrous’

When it rains, it pours. At least that is what happened last weekend, when a deluge of Maui artists in all shapes and sizes and colors flooded into Schaefer International Gallery to submit a rainbow of work for Art Maui 2016."I've never seen it so black in the daytime," said Patricia Stillwell, ...

In the loop

The Art of Trash 2016 will celebrate Earth Day with an eco-friendly show running from April 8 to 30 at the Maui Mall in Kahului. The actual Earth Day is on April 22.The goal this year is to find artwork that promotes creative reuse, stimulates environmental awareness and redefines how we view ...

4-legged healers soothe hospital’s stressed-out staff

CHICAGO - Patients who delay getting treatment and insurers who balk at paying for it are among job stresses that Chicago nurse Ben Gerling faces on a semi-regular basis. So there was no tail-dragging when his employer offered a few four-legged workplace remedies.Gerling and dozens of other ...

Green Room event to feature award-winning poet

In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Merwin Conservancy's April 2 installment of the environmental and literary salon series the Green Room will feature award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield.One of the country's most celebrated poets, essayists and translators, Hirshfield is a chancellor ...