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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 242-6335. • 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. ...

For the love of the community

If generosity creates a ripple effect, then Jimmy and Honey Bun Haynes have made a lot of ripples. Over the years, the couple has given their time and resources to more worthy causes than they can count. It’s a long list of beneficiaries. Among them: Hospice Maui, Maui Food Bank, ...

Positive thinking can be a learning process

Do you consider yourself an optimist? If yes, researchers from Harvard, Boston University and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System have great news for you: They have shown a link between optimism and longer life expectancy. In fact, the research participants that were most optimistic ...

Gallerygoers take a ‘Woodworker’s Journey’ at Schaefer International

The “Woodworker’s Journey: Concept to Creation” is being presented Jan. 7 through Feb. 23 at Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Schaefer International Gallery. This invitational is developed in conjunction with the center’s 25th anniversary celebration, and will feature a special ...

Best-selling mystery author at Maui Barnes & Noble

USA Today best-selling mystery author Toby Neal, who was raised on Kauai, will be at Barnes & Noble in Kahului from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 28 to sign copies of her award-winning memoir, “Freckled,” and her most recent releases in her long-running mystery thriller series set in Hawaii. Call ...

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

This pup is so festive, his name should be Jolly! Need a little helper fella to get you through all the hustle and bustle of life? My name is Rolly and I’m great at helping others, especially during dog playgroups. This will be my first Christmas, since I’m only 10 months old, so I’d sure ...

Slavery museum in Liverpool aims to confront painful legacy

LIVERPOOL, England — Scarlet shackles sit peacefully on display in front of a sad, gray backdrop. The now rusted leg irons once locked human ankles during 18th century voyages from Africa to some European port, then to the Americas. Who the shackles held remain a mystery. But as a citizen ...

Audubon’s annual Christmas Bird Count is stronger than ever

It’s been 120 years since New York ornithologist Frank Chapman launched his Christmas Bird Count as a bold new alternative to what had been a longtime Christmas tradition of hunting birds. Today, the annual count continues, stronger and more important than ever. “He realized that we ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne) 2. “The Guardians” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “Strange Planet” by Nathan W. Pyle (Morrow Gift) 4. “Chris Cross” by James Patterson (Little, Brown) 5. “The Institute” by ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — Horsemen are enthusiastic over the outlook for the big New Year’s race meet to be held at the Kahului track. Everything points to this being the biggest and most interesting racing event ever held on Maui. 75 Years Ago 1944 — A capacity crowd filled the Kahului ...

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 242-6335. • 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. ...

Winter cacti hard to name, easy to grow

Years ago, I had one of those spineless cacti that once a year splash colorful flowers out the ends of their flat, arching stems. Such plants are usually named for when they are supposed to bloom: Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter cactii. I just call them “holiday” cacti because they ...

The latest in pet furniture: pieces that fit a home’s decor

No longer are furniture companies content to offer you staples like a sofa, easy chair and bed. Now they have those items for your pet, too, designed not to clash with the rest of your decor. Pottery Barn, Crate and Barrel, Ikea, Casper mattresses and other popular furniture purveyors have ...

Her kupuna on her mind

Amy Hanaiali‘i, who was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category last month, continues her effort to bring the aloha spirit to the world through her music. The nomination, her sixth, was for her latest album, “Kalawai‘anui.” It was released May 31. The ...

Your best bet for a pest-free Christmas tree is locally grown

By Dec. 3, near the end of the shipping season, 93,000 Christmas trees had arrived in Hawaii, according to Chris Kishimoto, Oahu-based entomologist with the state Department of Agriculture. The trees will be adorned with ornaments and shelter packages in time for Christmas, but the preparations ...

DeLima Ohana to perform in Lahaina on Thursday

The DeLima Ohana is set to perform from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday as part of the free Hawaiian Music Series featured on the front lawn of the Baldwin Home Museum at the corner of Front and Dickenson streets in Lahaina. The DeLima Ohana is composed of Kalenaku DeLima, Kapena DeLima and Leolani ...

Maui Pops Orchestra kicks off season this weekend

The Maui Pops Orchestra 2019-2020 season begins Sunday with its annual Holiday Pops concert, this year featuring the return of jazz pianist/conductor David Benoit, a multiple Grammy Award nominee, and vocalist Sara Gazarek, whose album “Thirsty Ghost” is a 2020 Grammy Award nominee for Best ...

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

From teen mom to fashionista, Krystal is all grown up. Looking for a stylish new sidekick? Then you should meet me, Krystal (Cat #152A)! I’m a fun-loving 1-year-old that’s ready to finally have a place to call home. I was brought to the shelter back in April with my kittens, who have all ...