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Montage, Kapalua Bay plans May Day activities

Silla Kaina, cultural ambassador of Montage, Kapalua Bay, along with the recreation team invites guests and non-guests to learn to create a beautiful lei po‘o, or floral crown, at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Using local and temperate flowers, participants will learn the “wili” technique, a ...

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Mana‘o Radio live streams 50th NOLA Jazz & Heritage Festival

Mana‘o Radio, 91.7 FM, Maui’s leading non-commercial radio station, brings a little bit of New Orleans jazz to its listeners on Maui and throughout the Neighbor Islands. Partnering with WWOZ, the worldwide voice, archive and flag-bearer of New Orleans culture and its musical heritage, ...

Pet of the Week

Do you have a loving home to share with a gentle lady like me? Then come and ask to see me, Sterling, cat No. 40. I’m a laid-back 5-year-old that’s looking for a forever family after my last one moved away and left me to fend for myself. When I was brought to Maui Humane Society for help ...

May is National Military Month

Considered Maui’s ad hoc “town square” since 1972, Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center serves as a retail mecca boasting more than 100 shops and restaurants and a community gathering place. Providing a stellar shopping experience for island residents and visitors is only a portion of QKC’s ...

U.S. military branches deconstructed

The United States military is one of the most comprehensive, effective and respected armed forces in the world. Each branch of the U.S. military has a unique mission, and here is a brief rundown of what those missions entail, courtesy of www.military.com and the U.S. Department of ...

Book Review: Land fans are in for another wild ride

• “Strong as Steel” (Forge), by Jon Land Jon Land’s insubordinate and trigger-happy Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong is back again in another action-packed thriller in “Strong as Steel.” This is the sort of thing you might get if Dr. Frankenstein sewed John Wayne’s head onto Wonder ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Redemption” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 2. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 3. “Lost Roses” by Martha Hall Kelly (Ballantine) 4. “Someone Knows” by Lisa Scottoline (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 5. “Star Wars: ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — Wanted: old brass! We have an order for a ton of old brass from a local foundry and we solicit the kindly cooperation of our friends in collecting this amount. The entire proceeds go to the Red Cross. 75 Years Ago 1944 — Maui County schools will revive one of the ...

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. ...

Analog and then some:

In an age of screens and keyboarding, when kids hardly learn cursive anymore, fountain pens —î along with their old-timey accoutrements like blotters, bottled ink and fancy nibs —î are making a comeback. There are jazzy new colors and styles, and an array of affordable options. It’s a ...

Beyond paper straws

To help the environment by cutting down on non-compostable plastics, many people have begun saying no to plastic straws and are bringing reusable bags to the grocery store instead of accepting new plastic ones. But many more small steps like those can be taken. “There are so many simple ...

In the Loop

Featuring more than 35 organizations, yoga, eco vendors and crafters, ono food, organic Easter egg hunts, an inaugural sound-healing tent and live music on three stages, the 22nd annual Maui Earth Day Festival kicks off today at 11 a.m. through 8 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Paul ...

MYPO honors its first conductor at concert

Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra presents its 14th annual Spring Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28 in H.P. Baldwin High School Auditorium in Wailuku. Currently under the direction of Iolani Yamashiro-Rahimi, the orchestra will perform works by Bach, Beethoven and Wagner, along with lighter ...

HYS auditions deadline Friday

Student applications for Hawaii Youth Symphony 2019-20 fall season close at 5 p.m. Friday. Applications with the $30 fee must be received by then. Late applications will be accepted with a $50 application fee if received by 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 1. HYS is accepting applications for the ...

Hui No‘eau announces summer camp programs for keiki, teens and tweens

Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center in Makawao will hold its popular Camp Kaluanui for ages 5 to 10 and Teens & Tweens Art Academy for ages 11 and older. Camp Kaluanui offers a diverse visual arts curriculum geared to exercise imaginations, keep the body active and develop individual ...

MHS announces 2019 Studio Fifty Fur Ball

The Maui Humane Society announces it will be holding the annual Fur Ball gala from 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Wailea Beach Resort — Marriott. This year’s theme, “Studio Fifty Fur Ball ... A Disco Dance Party” will include a gourmet buffet dinner, live and silent ...

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Slim’s annual sale and He-Man Competition

Slim’s Power Tools, the largest locally owned power tool distributor in Hawaii, presents the 26th annual He-Man Competition from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday at its store at 142 Kalepa St. in Kahului. Thirty-three male and female contestants compete in this highly physical and ...

Thank You Letter

I would like to extend my deepest gratitude to the Maui Memorial Medical Center and beyond for the excellent care and attention that was given to me during the week of Feb. 18-24. Dr. Lee, I cannot thank you enough for your expertise and concern. Also my sincere thanks to Dr. Onishi at ...