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Rock band War is coming to the MACC in December

The rock band War will be performing at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28 with a dance floor added for the show. The performance at the MACC is part of the Grammy Award winning group’s 50th anniversary tour. The crossover band that fused rock, jazz, ...

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Pet of the Week

My name is Hooch (No. H30) and boy would I love the chance to give you a kiss and a cuddle. I’m a gentle 5-year-old that loves sitting by your side, earning treats with my responses to commands and going for rides in the car. If you are looking for a silly and sweet sidekick that’s up for ...

The inimitable Paris bistro is a step back in time

PARIS — Stepping into the Petit Fer a Cheval bistro is like traveling back in time. The classic Paris watering-hole’s old phone wouldn’t have looked out of place in the hands of Edith Piaf. The signage could have been the backdrop for a Maurice Chevalier movie. History seems to seep out ...

New Disney park attractions will have Mary Poppins, Wakanda

ORLANDO, Fla. — Mary Poppins. Wakanda. Rapunzel. A hodge-podge of beloved characters and settings would hardly fit in the same sentence if not for the fact they’re all coming to Disney parks or cruise ships within the next few years. Disney Parks chairman Bob Chapek announced the new ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Institute” by Stephen King (Scribner) 2. “The Testaments” by Margaret Atwood (Nan A. Talese) 3. “The Oracle” by Jonathan Cahn (Charisma House) 4. “Land of Wolves” by Craig Johnson (Viking) 5. “Killer Instinct” by James Patterson and Howard ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — To give Maui a chance to have plenty of visitors to the fair in October, the Inter-Island Steamship Navigation Company announced that a 1 1/2 round-trip fare will be charged passengers from Honolulu to Maui, or 1 1/2 times the usual one-way fare. 75 Years Ago 1944 ...

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. ...

Want to make a difference in animals’ lives on Maui?

It’s a typical Wednesday afternoon at Maui Humane Society in Puunene. The reception area buzzes with people inquiring about adoptions, low-cost spay/neuter clinics or the status of lost and found pets. In the cattery, Will and Phil Bernard-Duff watch intently as a vet tech examines and ...

Steel Pulse, Oktoberfest and a graduate

British roots reggae band, Steel Pulse, brings their unique blend of music and activism to Republik Music Festival Maui, which takes over the A&B Amphitheater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center next weeknd. Other bands slated to play include the Original Wailers and Trevor Hall (Saturday) ...

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Looking for family fun saturday?

Check out the Maui Okinawan Festival, co-sponsored by Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at QKC’s Center Stage. This free community event features continuous Okinawan music and dance performed by local and visiting talent, as well as taiko and sanshin performers and odori ...

Pet of the Week

Got room in your life for a one of a kind character? Then you've got to come see me, Black Olive (Cat No. 204D). I'm an outgoing five-month-old baby girl that's a winning combination of silly and snuggly. I was brought to MHS with eye issues back in May and, thanks to the Hope Fund, they gave ...

5 ways the right lighting can elevate your home

When you shop for a new sofa or another piece of furniture, it’s not hard to envision how it might look in your living room. And if you’re considering a new wall color, you can test pretty simply with swatches. But shopping for lighting can be more complicated. It’s easy fall in love ...

In the Loop

Celebrate the musical tradition of Hawaii’s famous four-string instrument on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the 14th annual Maui ‘Ukulele Festival, a Maui Arts & Cultural Center free community music event. Bring low-backed beach chairs or blankets and relax on the lawn of A&B Amphitheater ...

Maui Sunday Market lights up September with free music

Looking for something to do Sundays in September for fun and for free? Maui Sunday Market is a family-friendly event featuring live entertainment, food trucks and product vendors from 4 to 8 p.m. each Sunday in the Kahului Shopping Center parking lot. Entertainment on tap for the ...

Hawaiian music songstress performs in benefit concert for Mana‘o Radio

Catch a special performance by Amy Hanaiali‘i, Hawaii’s top-selling female vocalist, from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 in a benefit concert for Mana‘o Radio at West Maui’s Lahaina Loft. With 18 Na Hoku Hanohano awards and five Grammy nominations, the talented Hanaiali‘i’ has become a ...

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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 ...

Book Review: Steve Cavanagh’s ‘Thirteen’ is one outstanding thriller

• “Thirteen” by Steve Cavanagh, (Flatiron Books) The tag line to Steve Cavanagh’s fourth novel about former con man turned defense lawyer Eddie Flynn is, on its own, tantalizing: “The serial killer isn’t on trial he’s on the jury.” But Cavanagh’s “Thirteen” is no ...

Pet of the Week

Wishing you had a gentle and easy going new BFF to lounge with at the beach? Well, my name is Papio (Dog No. 113A), and I’m a Beach Buddies fan favorite! I’m an easy going 6-year-old that loves earning head rubs, going for rides in the car and snoozing by your side in the sand. Meeting new ...