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‘Art of ALOHA’

A rare chance to meet internationally and locally renowned artists displaying their latest works is coming up at the 15th annual “Art of Aloha” at the Lahaina Galleries location in Wailea. Eight artists will be featured at this year’s event, set for noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 29 in The ...

In the loop

Over 90 artists in Maui Open Studios More than 90 artists are slated to participate in next month’s seventh annual Maui Open Studios Event, during which art lovers and collectors will have the chance to visit studios and exhibition spaces around the island. The event will begin with an ...

Sustainable decor: Scrap heap to style file

Recycling has become the norm in many communities. The detritus of our daily lives — plastic, glass, metal and paper — makes its weekly trek to processing plants across the country. Much of it gets made into new versions of itself: Your empty corn tin might end up as your next bean can. ...

‘Art of Trash’ receiving day scheduled for April 1

The “Art of Trash” exhibit is coming up, which means it’s time to start collecting recyclable items that may find a new life in works of ingenuity. Entries for the annual juried show will be accepted from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 1 at the Maui Mall in Kahului. Held in April 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. Due to the volume of submissions, items will be listed  as close as possible to their start date; if ...

Pet of the Week

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Really, because I want them to check me out trying agility for the first time! My name is Tiger, No. 94, and I’m a 12-year-old, 73-pound, neutered male Ridgeback mix who sure wants to make you smile. I’ve been waiting for a forever family to ...

Run & Walk for the Whales

Pacific Whale Foundation’s annual Run & Walk for the Whales will take place Feb. 4. One of Maui’s largest sporting events, Run & Walk for the Whales starts and ends at the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. Participants have  options galore from the Half Marathon starting at 6:30 ...

Buy Back the Beach benefit for HILT on Saturday

The Hawaiian Islands Land Trust will honor U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz as its 2017 Champion of the Land at its Buy Back the Beach: Malama Kipuka Benefit Lu‘au at Old Lahaina Lu‘au in Lahaina on Saturday. Each year, HILT will select a person or organization that has contributed significantly ...

Thank-You Letters

Hale Makua Health Services is very thankful to have been selected as one of six benefiting charities of the 2017 SBS Tournament of Champions held from Jan. 5 to 8 on the beautiful Plantation Course in Kapalua. Thank you to our employees, board directors, community members and the Maui Junior ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1917 — Mr. C. W. Dickey, of the firm of Dickey & Donovan Architects, Oakland, has been spending a few days on Maui inspecting the work on the new Paia foreign church, which he designed. When completed, it should be the most beautiful stone church in the islands. 75 ...

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. ...

Romance sizzles at Ritz in Kapalua

Love will be in the air this February on Maui at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. The hotel has just unveiled the Kapalua Ku‘uipo kamaaina room package for residents of Hawaii to enjoy all month long. The package will include a savings on luxurious overnight accommodations along with  daily ...

New menu tempts at Halekulani’s Orchids on Oahu

Halekulani, Oahu’s famed luxury hotel on Waikiki Beach, launches a new concept  at one of five award-winning dining venues, Orchids, and introduces two new appointed Food & Beverage executives behind the cuisine. Executive Chef de Cuisine Christian Testa and Orchids General Manager ...

Inner peace in the new year

A new year means a fresh start, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still plenty of stressors lying in wait to zap your energy in 2017. Financial struggles, conflicts at work, sick kids, election hacking. The list goes on. Luckily, Maui is bursting with resources and opportunities that can ...

In the loop

Mindfulness and meditation can ease chronic pain, anxiety and depression. Now some money experts say awareness tools such as these can help you avoid impulse purchases and create a spending plan that reflects your values. There’s no single definition of mindfulness, but Leah Weiss, who ...

Hygge: This winter’s hottest trend has its heart inside the home

Search the term online and nearly 10 million results roll in. It’s being touted by this winter’s home and design magazines, decor retailers and lifestyle mavens. What’s so huge? It’s hygge. Often mispronounced “higgy,” it’s actually more like “hewgah.” To understand the ...

MLK run, celebration Monday

Celebrate peace and cultural diversity at Monday’s second annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Run for Peace. The two-mile run/walk will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the MLK Stone of Hope Monument in front of the County Building on High Street in Wailuku. The celebration, organized by the African ...

Exploring the idea of memory

“Nesting/ Brooding” by Taylor Johnson received the Juror’s Choice award in the Annual Juried Exhibition 2017 at the Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center in Makawao. Pieces for the exhibit, which opened Jan. 6 and continues to Feb. 16, were selected by Honolulu-based artist and educator Duncan ...

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

Do you want an outgoing and approachable new friend? Well I’m the “purrfect” feline for you, then! My name is Meeka, No. 65, and I’m a friendly 5-year-old, spayed, 10-pound female who really wants a family to shower with all my love. Sadly, my last one gave me to Maui Humane Society on ...