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You can freeze that? Tips for freezing all kinds of foods

Do you think of your freezer as an extension of your pantry? You should. Yes, we know the freezer is a marvelous holding pen for emergency frozen dinners, packaged frozen vegetables and ice cream. But it also can store a wide range of spare ingredients to have at the ready. Many foods that are ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Oracle” by Jonathan Cahn (Charisma House) 2. “Vendetta in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s Press) 3. “The Girl Who Lived Twice” by David Lagercrantz (Knopf) 4. “A Better Man” by Louise Penny (Minotaur) 5. “The Inn” by James Patterson with ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — A 397-avoirdupois black-and-white wild pig, the possessor of tusks 3 inches long, was shot and killed late Tuesday in the deepest recesses of Waikapu Valley. Many are the tales told concerning this one particular pig, which during the past three years has roamed about ...

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. ...

Clowns

Hollywood has long exploited our deep ambivalence about clowns, and this fall’s film lineup is no different. Stephen King’s evil clown, Pennywise, is currently making his second screen appearance in two years in “It Chapter Two” while Batman’s demented nemesis The Joker, played by ...

In the Loop

Check out the third annual La Ulu: Breadfruit Day, a free community event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (150 Kanaloa Ave. in Kahului) that includes food booths, breadfruit cooking demonstrations, Pacific ulu varieties for sale, Hawaiian plant sale, cultural ...

Entries accepted for 97th Maui Fair Photo Salon Contest

Calling all shutterbugs eager to enter their most prized photos for the 97th Maui Fair Photo Salon Contest. Applications are now available online at www.mauifair.com or www.mauicameraclub.com through Sept. 23 (must be submitted by noon that day). The competition is open to all Maui County ...

New and renewing: Isana under new ownership

Isana, the latest addition to Kihei’s vibrant dining scene, is under new ownership and management. Owners John and Christine Arabatzis, proprietors of Pita Paradise in Wailea, are committed to Isana’s reputation as one of the island’s finest destinations for fresh fish, sushi and local ...

New and renewing: Maui Youth Philharmonic orchestra begins classes

Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra’s new season of classes kicks off today at 9 a.m. in the Baldwin High School Band Room, 1650 Ka‘ahumanu Ave. in Wailuku. Classes will be held each Saturday under the guidance of MYPO Music Director Iolani Yamashiro-Rahimi. Applying students should be ...

Short-term foster homes needed at Humane Society

The Maui Humane Society has an urgent need for short-term foster homes for dogs. MHS will provide all supplies and information needed to become a foster. Please consider opening up your heart and home to a shelter dog! For more information, email aloha@mauihumanesociety.org, call ...

Thank You Letter

Last month, my friend Elaine and I went to the Mauna Kea rally in Kahului. Afterward, we went to Pearl’s Korean BBQ at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center and then to see “The Lion King. It was then that I realized I had left my purse at the restaurant. I was very stressed; I’m 77, and my purse ...

Pet of the Week

Looking for an easygoing companion that knows just the right way to make you smile? Then you should ask for me, Jessa (cat No. 57). I’m an observant 2-and-a-half-year-old who always comes when you call, and I love to cruise by your side, too. I've been overlooked since May, which is a shame ...

Book Review: David Koepp delivers chilling first novel

• “Cold Storage: A Novel” by David Koepp (Ecco) The story line in “Cold Storage” by David Koepp, the screenwriter for films including “Jurassic Park” and Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man,” invokes classic horror films such as the 1982 version of “The Thing” and “Invasion of ...

Bringing back those beneficial bees

Bees, birds and butterflies play integral roles in pollinating many of the crops humans rely on for sustenance. The National Pollinator Garden Network, through the National Wildlife Federation, recently launched the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, an effort to increase the amount of nectar ...

Did you know?

Oxygen is essential for the roots of grass to breathe and grow strong enough to support healthy lawns. But according to the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, compacted soil can produce a decrease in oxygen content that can make it hard ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “A Better Man” by Louise Penny (Minotaur) 2. “The Girl Who Lived Twice” by David Lagercrantz (Knopf) 3. “The Dark Side” by Danielle Steel (Dell) 4. “The Inn” by James Patterson with Candace Fox (Little, Brown) 5. “One Good Deed” by David Baldacci ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — A $3,000 theater just makai of Haiku Cannery will, if all plans go right, form one of the big improvements in the Haiku district. The showhouse will have a seating capacity of 600. 75 Years Ago 1944 — An event to which soldiers the world over are looking forward ...

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. ...

Those moody blues: Inky hues saturate home decor

In fashion, it’s replaced black as the new dress-up color. And it’s riding a wave of popularity into home decor, too. What’s the buzz about? The color blue. And while all blues, from baby to sky, are popular, it’s the deep, inky ones that are exciting home decorators. “Navy is ...

In a labyrinth garden, every path is the right one

A labyrinth garden should not be puzzling — that’s a maze. A labyrinth and a maze were once the same, but the labyrinth has recently grown to become a totally different animal. Enter a labyrinth and every turn you make is the correct one, leading you to the center. The labyrinth might be ...