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Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — For the first time in many months the Matson steamer Manoa will poke her nose into Kahului Harbor tomorrow morning. The Maui liner has, like most other craft of all descriptions, been serving Uncle Sam in the war. 75 Years Ago 1944 — Travel regulations restricting ...

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. ...

In a first, Bedouin women lead tours in Egypt’s Sinai

Amid a stunning vista of desert mountains, a Bedouin woman, Umm Yasser, paused to point out a local plant, and she began to explain how it was used in medicine to the group of foreign tourists she was guiding. Umm Yasser is breaking new ground among the deeply conservative Bedouin of Egypt’s ...

Connor Show

There may be people out there who hear the name Conner Snow and still draw a blank. After this summer, guaranteed that’s going to change. Conner’s current singles, “Runaway” and “Going Down,” are getting a lot of airplay from local and California radio stations, and his debut ...

In the Loop

Schaefer International Gallery at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului presents its newest exhibit, “Sidney Yee: Wabi-Sabi,” opening Sunday, April 14 and running through Sunday, June 2. A selection that chronicles 40 years of contemporary realism will be exhibited through Maui ...

Experience Maui’s finest for free on Monday

The energetic “Once On This Island JR.” closed last weekend, but you can catch excerpts from the production as part of the ONO! (One Night Only) performing arts showcase at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Highlights from the fast-moving one-hour musical include ...

Color Fest Hawai‘i

Celebrate the spirit of diversity, inclusion and the uniqueness of every child at Color Festival Hawai‘i from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday on the Events Lawn of the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. This modern version of the traditional Indian Holi Festival, a thousand-year ritual of ...

2019 Maui Fair seeks sponsors for 97th annual event

Maui’s largest event returns Oct. 3 through 6, marking its 97th year of providing something for everyone with four days of food, fun, friends and family. “Make Memories, Share Moments” is the theme of this year’s fair, which is currently offering sposorship opportunities. Boasting a ...

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 ...

Hui art classes spur creativity

Feeling creative and crafty (the scrap-booking kind)? Check out Hui No‘eau Visual Art Center’s upcoming classes on lei and jewelry making taught by experts in their respective mediums. Drop-in jewelry workshop 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wed., April 17 Hui Teaching Artist Julie Matheis guides ...

Pet of the Week

Are you a softy for a baby face and a big heart? Then I hope you’ll come and meet me, Tiger, dog No. H31. I’m a 1-year-old, little 25-pound fella that could use a stable and loving family to help me make my way through life. I’ve had a previous eye injury that has left me partially ...

Maui Family YMCA hosts Healthy Kids Day this month

Maui Family YMCA celebrates Healthy Kids Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27 with a number of fun activities. This nationally celebrated event supports the healthy growth and development of kids and kicks off with a super hero-themed Fun Run and 5K around Keopuolani Park in Kahului. ...

Conservation program for paid leadership program open

Applications are now being accepted for Na Hua Ho‘ohuli i ka Pono, a service-learning program designed to help develop Maui’s next generation of conservation leaders. The Ho‘oilo 2019-20 term will consist of 19 hours per week from Oct. 14 to June 6. Participants will earn a bi-weekly ...

Book Review: Novel revisits culture wars, AIDS crisis

• “The Spectators” (Random House), by Jennifer duBois A deadly school shooting serves as a pivotal event in “The Spectators,” a novel that revisits American cultural wars and crises in the last decades of the 20th century. Mostly set in New York City, the novel looks at this period ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “The Cornwalls are Gone” by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois (Little, Brown) 3. “Run Away” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing) 4. “Celtic Empire” by Clive Cussler and Dirk ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — Dr. Stephen T. Mather, director of the government national parks service, and Chief Landscape Engineer Ponchard, of the same bureau, will devote the last two days of this month to visiting Haleakala, in connection with its development as a part of the great national ...

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. ...

Hawaii Ambassadors

Native Hawaiians know that the human world and the natural world are reciprocal. Simple in its concept as well as powerful in action, the notion is that if people “malama,” or “care for,” the land, the land will provide an abundance of life. This concept, in Hawaiian antiquity a guiding ...

In the Loop

The former Maui County Agricultural Festival is riding into the horizon. Now it has a new name, new venue and new date with the same old home-grown goodness. Thousands of people will pour into the 12th annual event on June 1, now named Maui AgFest & 4-H Livestock Fair. The county’s ...