Pau Hana

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

Ever wish you had a great big snuggle buddy to curl up on the couch or lounge at the beach with? Well, I'm a 77-pound neutered 2-year-old Plott Hound mix who's about as sweet and snuggly as they come. I really aim to please, so if you have tasty treats on hand I will sit, lay down, walk myself ...

Hotel tech

NEW YORK - Walk down a hallway in the new Renaissance NY Midtown hotel and the walls come alive.On one side, there's an interactive digital tapestry of images and sounds that changes as you pass by. On the other side, merely point at the wall and a tourism portal opens up, providing information ...

Thank-You Letters

Mahalo nui loa from the Maui Humane Society to everyone who was involved with our recent adoption event held at Petco on April 30. First and foremost, many thanks to the Petco Foundation whose generous grant enabled us to hold this event and allowed multiple animals to find their forever homes! ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1916 - Two hundred and eighty-six goats were either killed or captured in the big goat hunt on Kahoolawe the latter part of last week and the first of this. The hunt was under the direction of C. S. Judd, territorial forester, the object being to clear the island of destructive ...

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. Clothing, ...

‘Get your grill on’ at Honolulu BBQ Fest

Get your grill on at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort's Honolulu BBQ Festival Weekend, with the "winningest man in barbecue," pitmaster Myron Mixon, on June 17 and 18.Mixon has won more fiery competitions than anyone else in the world and is the host of "Smoked," executive producer ...

Maui wins BIG at Big Island chocolate fest

Culinary entries from Maui and Hawaii were tapped as winners at the recent Big Island Chocolate Festival gala on the Kohala Coast.A sold-out crowd of 600 attendees sprawled inside and out of the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel for the fifth annual fundraiser."Lavalicious-A Chocolate Salute to the ...

Maui chef needs Facebook votes

Sixteen chefs from across the country have been announced as semi-finalists for the second annual Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge on Aug. 19 in New Orleans. Maui chef and Haiku resident Jeff Scheer of the Mill House in Waikapu made the cut. The only other Hawaii chef to be named a ...

From passion to print

Sometimes, when you fall in love with Maui, you just have to share it with the world.So it was with Kihei residents Terri Marshall and Dawn Powell, who moved to the Valley Isle from Arizona about three and a half years ago after vacationing here for years and deciding this would be the perfect ...

In the loop

Ka'anapali Beach Hotel has opened a new water activities center meant to offer a Hawaiian perspective on surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkeling, conch shell blowing and more.Paying homage to Hawaiian traditions, the center is called Hale Huaka'i, which means "Adventure Center" and ...

Horseback, utility terrain vehicle new ways to explore Lanai

Four Seasons Resort Lanai is finding new ways to help guests make the most of their visit to the island with new activities that highlight the area's contrasting landscapes.Following extensive renovations and its February reopening, the resort has announced the opening of a new Island Adventure ...

Fitness star Anderson: Stop aspiring to celeb body

MIAMI - She's sculpted the bodies of Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez and runs a multimillion-dollar fitness empire with 218,000 Instagram followers, but Tracy Anderson is tired of talking about how to achieve the perfect celebrity body.Anderson has turned down several offers for reality ...

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

Ever wish you had an affectionate and supportive BFF to come home to at the end of a long day? Well just open that door and call my name, Gloria, No. 2A, and watch me come running! Since I'm just a 10-month-old spayed female, I still love to leap and play with toys when I'm not trying to curl ...

Singapore

SINGAPORE - At 51, Singapore is shrugging off all symptoms of a midlife crisis and embracing travelers with more and better things to see, taste and experience than ever before.The tiny city-state with a living standard the envy of many nations recently celebrated 50 years of independence ...

Thank-You Letters

As we approach our 4,000th feline spay/neuter, SPCA Maui would like to thank all of those who have helped us to help fix Maui's cat over-population problem. Decreases in intake levels and available adoptable cats indicate we are having a very positive effect. Thanks first to SPCA's retired ...

Looking Back Through The Maui News

100 Years Ago1916 - The Board of Supervisors, at their meeting last Saturday, accepted with thanks the proffer of H. W. Rice and others to furnish $25,000 for a new Maui high school building, on the condition that the county guarantee to thoroughly equip the same. It has not yet been fully ...

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. Clothing, ...

Summer means grill, but why not add some smoke?

NEW YORK - Summer's on its way and that means grilling for many people, so why not try smoking?Steven Raichlen, who wrote "The Barbecue! Bible," has followed with "Project Smoke," also the name of a PBS series he hosts that will launch its second season over Memorial Day weekend."By now, in ...