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Honolulu seeks to reopen war memorial as saltwater pool

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu could remake a deteriorating war memorial swimming facility into an open-circulation saltwater pool, a city report said. The city designated the “perimeter deck” plan as a preferred option for the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium in a final environmental impact ...

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

Are you a softy for a sweet stunner with a gaze you can get lost in? Then you have got to give me a try! My name is Quincy (Cat #5) and I’m a gentle and loving 5-year-old lady that’s been waiting for a home since April, after my owners moved away. I’ve been lucky to get a vacation from ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Blue Moon” by Lee Child (Delacorte) 2. “The Guardians” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “The Starless Sea” by Erin Morganstern (Doubleday) 4. “The Night Fire” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 5. “The Institute” by Stephen King (Scribner) 6. ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — Japanese plantation workers are forming unions on Maui as on the other islands. The object is to work with the unions on the other islands to demand increased wages and an 8-hour day. 75 Years Ago 1944 — The Territory’s long-standing animal quarantine law was ...

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. ...

To protect, serve and help find a cure

Don’t be surprised if you see a police officer with neon-pink hair directing traffic this month. Or if you pass by an officer with a five o’clock shadow at the scene of a fender bender. In fact, it’s shaping up to be quite a colorful and hairy month for the Maui Police Department, which ...

Impact invasive species have on water capture capacity

In Hawaii, the supply of fresh, plentiful water depends on the forest capturing moisture from fog drip and rain, and then move it to streams and aquifers. Scientists and resource managers know that invasive plants disrupt the capacity of a native ecosystem to collect water. Invasive species are ...

10th Hana Limu Festival set to honor Hana-born educator and ethnobotanist

Na Mamo O Mu‘olea’s 10th annual Hana Limu Festival will be held Thursday and Friday nights at Helene Hall in Hana, and all-day Nov. 16 at Hana Bay Beach Park. All events are free. This year’s festival pays tribute to Hana-born educator and ethnobotanist Isabella Kauakea Aiona Abbott, ...

Del Beazley to play at Wailea shops Nov. 20

Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Del Beazley will be performing at The Shops of Wailea from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 20. The performance is part of Concerts at The Shops series. Beazley is a singer, songwriter, composer and arranger with strong connections to Hawaiian music. A Makaha, Oahu, native, ...

Schaefer Gallery hosts gift shop

Schaefer International Gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center is bringing back the popular Uniques Gallery Gift Shop. This showcase of artists and artisans runs Nov. 16 to Dec. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. The gallery will present a special selection of artwork ...

98 Degrees to play at MACC on Feb. 13

The pop and rhythm and blues group 98 Degrees will be performing at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center A&B Amphitheater and Yokouchi Pavilion on Feb. 13. Tickets go on sale to the public today after being available only to MACC members since Oct. 26. The male R&B group includes ...

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

Want a special friend to share your time with, but not sure about the long-term commitment? Well, my name is Kahi (#102) and I’m an affectionate 9-year-old that’s looking for a family to spend the rest of my days with. I was brought to the shelter with some tumors that were quite painful. ...

Celebrated tapestry weaver with Maui ties dies at age 88

Archie Brennan, the grand old man of tapestry weaving who lived some of his life on Maui, died Oct. 31 in the arms of his wife, Susan Martin Maffei, in upstate New York. Brennan, 88, and Martin Maffei, a renowned tapestry artist in her own right, were active with Hui No‘eau Visual Arts ...

Creativity without pressure at ‘paint and sip’ studios

They’ve become a global sensation — “paint and sip” studios where adults can spend evenings out learning to make art in a relaxed, BYOB setting. Thousands of franchises now exist to help us all unleash our inner creative. One of the places where it all began was a little studio ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Blue Moon” by Lee Child (Delacorte) 2. “The Guardians” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “The Night Fire” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 4. “The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek” by McLaughlin/Neal (Crown) 5. “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — Maui cement is on the market as a commercial commodity that will hold its own with any cement made, and the first consignment for Kauai has recently gone to McBryde Plantation. 75 Years Ago 1944 — Maui’s war death toll rose to 70 when three more AJAs were killed ...

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. ...

Kidding around

At first glance, it might look like any other outdoor yoga class. There are colorful mats arranged in rows on the grass. Soothing music plays in the background. And a lithe-limbed instructor calls out poses in Sanskrit and English. But there’s one notable difference. As the students maneuver ...