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Pau Hana

Pet of the Week

As a 50-pound, 8-year-old spayed female pit mix who has gone through quite a few surgeries, all I do is dream of the day I can have a loving home again. I had several tumors that were removed and have been through quite an ordeal, yet I always keep a positive attitude and have plenty of love to ...

Menswear motifs give decor a dash of debonair this fall

Many of this fall's home decor collections are sporting a rather debonair look.Tweeds, tartans and twills drape cushions and comforters; furniture is clad in supple leather; drapes are made of suiting fabric; and hardware takes style notes from the gentlemen's accessory drawer."The classic good ...

Thank-You Letters

Hale Kau Kau wants to give a big mahalo nui loa to all of the wonderful, generous volunteers who gave up their early Saturday morning to come and volunteer for the inaugural Stomp Out Hunger 5k and 1-mile walk with a special thank you to Maui Job Corp. The run would not be possible without ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1916 - Every building on Market Street near the approach to the Wailuku baseball grounds, including the gym and main structure of the Alexander House Settlement, the Chinese church and the storehouse of the Howell Engineering Company, may be used for the more valuable exhibits 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, ...

Machu Picchu

SALKANTAY PASS, Peru - Our hiking group had reached the highest point of our trek through the Andes to Machu Picchu. Now our guide was leading us in a Quechua ritual. We took turns placing stones in an "apacheta" pyramid over herbs and bits of chocolate bars, offering them to Apu Salkantay, the ...

New book brings Atlas Obscura site destinations to printed page

NEW YORK - An elf school in Iceland. A hospital for falcons in the Middle East. A museum in Independence, Mo., for artwork made from hair.These are the types of attractions featured on the Atlas Obscura website, a fan favorite among curiosity-seeking travelers. Now the site is bringing its ...

Go Pink!

Are you fond of fuchsia? Do you reach for rose? How about juicy cherry-blossom red, blush, coral or crimson? All of these hues will be represented when the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali "goes pink" for national Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the third annual Maui ...

In the loop

The Hawaii Restaurant Association hosted its 10th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Monday on Oahu and the only Maui person to join other greats this year was Aaron Placourakis.A restaurateur whose philosophy embodies the true meaning of hospitality, Placourakis operates four of Maui's ...

Petite pottery

Lisa Jones founded her ceramics company, Pigeon Toe, eight years ago with an emphasis on petite pottery pieces like her three-legged "tripot" bowls and teensy stacking bowls.Her timing could not have been better, she says."I rode the wave of a resurgence in handcrafts, and the individual ...

Fashion fuses with dance at City Ballet gala in NYC

NEW YORK - It's become a natural extension of New York Fashion Week: For the last five years, noted designers have been recruited to costume dancers performing new works at the New York City Ballet fall gala. As if to underscore the fusion of the two disciplines, the fashion designer takes 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 ...

Pet of the Week

Looking for a low-maintenance lady to enjoy life with? Well I don't ask for much besides somewhere nice to nap and a few rump scratches from time to time. My name is Martha (No. 1), and I'm a 7-pound, 5-year-old spayed chica who's looking for somewhere cool to chill. I was brought to Maui ...

Oktoberfest Beer Garden to flow

Sip an icy cold one or two at Montage Kapalua Bay's first Beer Garden event from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday.Located on the slopes of the Pacific Lawn, the event will feature craft beer from sponsors including New Belgium Brewing Co., Kohola Brewery and some others.The festive event will pair the ...

MAPA Garden Party menu is announced

Tickets are being snapped up for the 28th annual Garden Party & Chefs Festival as fast as you can say, "Jekyll & Hyde."Not only will there be a super hot lineup of Maui chefs from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Yokouchi Family Estate in Wailuku, but actors from Maui Academy of ...

Yuzu Mule kicks it up as signature Japengo cocktail

Japengo at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali is kicking it up with the Yuzu Mule as the restaurant's new signature cocktail.The Yuzu Mule is a blend of Absolut Hibiscus Vodka, yuzu, St. Germain Elder and ginger beer. Yuzu is a rare citrus fruit that originated in East Asia ...

Lanai native pens ‘A Filipino Kitchen’ cookbook

"A Filipino Kitchen" reflects Chef Adam Tabura's favorite childhood meals, cooked by his grandfather and shared by friends. It is also influenced by his travels to the Philippines, which taught him much about the roots of foods from his heritage. Filipino cooking is rising in popularity across ...

Book Review: ‘Home’ by Harlan Coben is suspenseful, twisty tale

Fans of Harlan Coben will be thrilled to learn that he brings back his iconic series character Myron Bolitar to tackle a mystery over 10 years old in "Home."Myron's best friend, Win, receives a cryptic email that sends him to London where he's led to believe that he will find Patrick and Rhys, ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1916 - Far be it from us to boast, but Maui theaters change picture programs daily. In Hilo, "the second city," the programs are only changed twice a week. Do the theaters in Honolulu, "the island metropolis," come up to the frequent change standard required on Maui?75 Years ...

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, ...