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Book Review: One part biography; one part Hollywood

• “Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir” (Pantheon), by Victoria Riskin Part biography, part Hollywood history, part love story, Victoria Riskin’s memoir about her parents is captivating and poignant. Her mother, actress Fay Wray, became an ageless icon as the beauty held ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Chef” by James Patterson and Max DiLallo (Little, Brown) 2. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 3. “Never Tell” by Lisa Gardner (Dutton) 4. “Connections in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s Press) 5. “Mission ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — “Haleakala” is to be the name of a new vessel being built on the coast for the United States shipping board. Maui has won the distinction and honor of christening a ship by winning over the other counties of the territory in the oversubscription to the Fourth ...

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. ...

Foodland introduces Maikai

From red dragon fruit chips to wasabi kaki mochi and matcha coconut bites to Kona coffee butter, a new curated 250-item collection of foods including ready-to-eat snacks, drinks, dressings, marinades and more has launched at all of the Foodland and Sack N Save stores in Hawaii. “We have ...

Classic! Wine & Food

Exceptional epicureans gather at Wailea resort for stellar three-day fest It’s unprecedented. Over the top. Without equal in Maui’s culinary festival scene in terms of coveted wines and pricing. And tickets are flying out the door faster than you can quaff a glass of “Opus One.” Four ...

In the Loop

Kapalua Wine & Food Festival will hit it out of the ballpark for another superb year June 6 to 9 at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua and Montage Kapalua Bay resorts. Tickets and festival passes are now on sale for the 38th annual international tribute to premier wines and culinary delights. ...

Ebb & Flow Arts anniversary event showcases film and concert treat

Celebrating its 10th biennial presentation at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, Ebb & Flow Arts returns to the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. World-renowned violinist and concert master of the Hawai‘i Symphony, Ignace Jang, will perform along with Sung Chan ...

Rx for missing your college student: care-package parties

Eighteen years after Diana Sutera Mow gained an instant family with the arrival of her twins, her Southern California home “became an instant empty nest” when they flew across the country to begin college last year. Gone were the everyday sounds of her children, Alex and Rachael, laughing, ...

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

On the look out for a world-class cuddle buddy? Then you have got to meet me, Kaiki‘i. dog No. H34. I’m a gentle and loving 3-year-old lady that’s all about snuggling close and cruising in the car — right by your side. I long for the chance to look up at you with my warm gaze, and ...

Book Review: A look at murky politics after attack

• “The Good Lie” (Ecco/HarperCollins), by Tom Rosenstiel Ex-Army investigator and political fixer Peter Rena and his partner, Randi Brooks, are taking on their next adventure in the swamp of Washington, D.C., and the central event is a deadly attack on a diplomatic complex in North ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “Connections in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s Press) 3. “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” by Marlon James (Riverhead) 4. “The Reckoning” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 5. “The Silent ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago 1919 — Maui is to have another County fair this year. The idea now is to hold the next fair on the new grounds of the Maui County Fair & Racing Association at Kahului, making only such improvements as can be conveniently accomplished. 75 Years Ago 1944 — An all-day ...

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. ...

Good design in everyday products is focus of latest MoMA exhibit

From early Tupperware containers to Chemex coffee makers to sleek midcentury modern furniture, a new show at the Museum of Modern Art explores the democratizing and uplifting potential of design in everyday life. “The Value of Good Design” runs through June 15 at the museum, which is ...

London V&A Museum stages new Dior show

After the smashing success of its Alexander McQueen show, London’s V&A Museum is looking to draw big crowds with another major fashion exhibition — this time focusing on Christian Dior. Billed as the largest and most comprehensive museum display ever staged in Britain on the revered ...

9th Life Hawaii: Quietly caring for Maui cats since 1999

Phyllis Tavares has always loved animals—she was born that way, she admits. “There was never an awakening,” she says. “It was always there.” It was there when, as a New York City-dwelling toddler visiting the country for the first time, she eagerly tottered toward a massive bull ...