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Kite festival big fun on island

Each April, the Lahaina Restoration Foundation, Wo Hing Society hostsan annual two-day Kite Festival & Kite Flying Day on the lawn adacent to Lahaina Cannery Mall. Kite enthusiasts are invited to bring their own kite to fly and get tips from pros. Or you can make your own during a ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “One Good Deed” by David Baldacci (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 3. “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday) 4. “Dark Age” by Pierce Brown (Del Rey) 5. “The New Girl” by Daniel ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — A campaign will be launched on Maui for subscriptions amounting to $75,000 to be used for the enlargement and betterment of the institution that should mean more to Maui citizens than any other on the island – the Kula Sanitarium. 75 Years Ago 1944 — Maui Office ...

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. ...

Designing your garden to please all five senses

Gardens add visual appeal to a yard, but they also can appeal to individuals’ senses of smell, taste, touch and sound. Gardeners who want to create gardens that appeal to various senses can do so in the following ways. SIGHT Aesthetic appeal is one of the most sought-after benefits of ...

Vibrant impact of color

Flower gardens can add color and awe-inspiring appeal to a property. The National Gardening Association notes that gardeners can find nearly every color of the spectrum in flowering perennials. So whether you prefer soft pink, are partial to bright red or want to relax in a garden and gaze at ...

MAUI CALLS

A vibrant tableau by 20th-century artist Eugene Savage depicts native Hawaiians engaged in the centuries-old tradition of laying fish net, muscles glistening under the tropical sun, as they harvest the sea’s rich bounty. On the shore and in the surf, the village ohana celebrates — their ...

In the Loop

Maui just can’t get enough of HAPA, the duo comprising Barry Flanagan and Keli‘i Kaneali‘i that fostered the groundbreaking sound elevating HAPA to one of the most recognized names in Hawaiian music. The duo’s name, HAPA, translates as “half-Hawaiian” — an appropriate moniker as ...

Guy Buffet returns to Maui for two shows

In honor of upcoming International Dog Day (Aug. 26), legendary artist Guy Buffet will be on Maui giving painting demonstrations of pets from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at both Lahaina Galleries locations. On Wednesday, Aug. 14, Buffet will visit the Lahaina Galleries at Shops at Wailea during Wailea ...

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

Like to get out of the house and cruise the island on adventures? Then let’s team up for some fun. My name is Wahine, dog No. H34. I’m an active and affectionate 8 year old that would love to enjoy all that Maui has to offer at your side. I’m a big fan of car rides, kissy time and ...

Book Review: Red scare of ’50s tests friends in ‘Chelsea Girls’

• “The Chelsea Girls: a Novel” by Fiona Davis (Dutton) Best friends Hazel and Maxine, stars of Fiona Davis’ new book, “The Chelsea Girls,” never really got to be girls. Circumstances forced them to grow up quickly, so when they met during World War II as USO actresses in Italy, ...

Hana breadfruit captivates Chef Gordon Ramsay in new NatGeo series

Breadfruit, the storied, traditional tropical tree crop that has nourished people across the Pacific and beyond for centuries, continues to reach new populations as it grows in popularity and demand. The most recent high-profile breadfruit devotee: Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay who ...

Grand Wailea sushi pop-up is up and running

Grand Wailea has quietly opened a pop-up sushi restaurant, OSSU, that will wow diners through the month of August. Tucked away in the corner next to Cafe Kula at Grand Wailea, OSSU occupies the former Napua Gallery and offers a casual, contemporary space to enjoy sushi from Master Sushi Chef ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “One Good Deed” by David Baldacci (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 3. “The Nickel Boys” by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday) 4. “The New Girl” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 5. “Star Wars: Thrawn: ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — At the meeting of the fair commission yesterday, plans for the new grandstands on the racetrack and the bleachers were approved, and work was started immediately on the erection of the stands. 75 Years Ago 1944 — Maui’s war casualty toll rose to 57 dead and 121 ...

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. ...

Topiary tips

Topiary is the art of growing trees and shrubs as living sculptures — cubes, spheres, obelisks, animal shapes or combinations of these. The tradition has flourished in various places at different times, but in modern gardens, topiary is rare, unless you count our foundation plantings of ...

Espalier pruning has artistic and practical benefits

Espalier design is an ancient pruning practice that fashions fruit trees, vines or flowering shrubs into artistic, two-dimensional forms. This lateral shaping makes it easier to harvest and mow, maximizes sunlight, and helps trees fit into tight areas. “It’s a great way to utilize growing ...