First photo: Priscilla Mikell (left) and Michele Katsutani enjoy high tea at Kaunoa Senior Services. Hosted by Sarah Shim, the event was held Nov. 22 in Spreckesville.
Second photo: Local authors Malia Bohlin, holding her novel “Left at Hiva Oa” and Nansy Phleger, holding her Children’s book “Li Chou and the Dragon’s Promise” met the public at Lahainatown’s Second Friday event Nov. 8. LILIA PHLEGER photo
Third photo: Hamai Appliance recently had its 50th anniversary dinner/reunion. This photo shows employees who have worked at least 20 years at Hamai Appliance. Front row, left to right: Ruby Salmo, Clyde Hamai, Glenn Hamai, Carmen Villanueva, Brian Miyashiro. Back row: Arnold Wunder, Glenn Tsutsui, Niles Kawahara, Norman Ham, Kelly Asato, Keith Martin. Three 20-year-plus retirees could not make it to the dinner.
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Returning to Maui on Friday to play MACC’s Yokouchi Pavilion & Courtyard, Rebelution has been popular in the islands ever since fans began calling radio stations to play the band’s song “Safe and Sound,” from their 2007 breakthrough album “Courage to Grow.”
Grammy-nominated slack-key guitar player Jeff Peterson returns to George Kahumoku Jr.’s “Masters of Hawaiian Music” series at the Napili Kai Beach Resort on Wednesday.
Vocalist Sara Gazarek will be part of Holiday Pops at 3 p.m. Sunday at MACC. Pianist David Benoit will also perform.
Dale Button (right) and Mikaela Petrilli are shown in a scene from “The Reluctant Elf.” PETER SWANZY photos
Seabury Hall Performing Arts hosts its perennially sold-out Holiday Performing Arts Concert Friday and Saturday. Director of Dance David Ward is celebrating the 30th anniversary of this annual holiday spectacular.
Simon Mead and Lily Donoghue are shown in a scene from “Black Christmas.” In the film, sorority girls on the campus of Hawthorne College mount a fight to the finish against an unknown killer. Universal Pictures photo
Dwayne Johnson (left) and Kevin Hart must attempt to escape the world’s most dangerous game in “Jumanji: The Next Level.” Sony Pictures photo
Uma Thurman (left) and Chiaki Kuriyama appear in a scene from “Kill Bill: Vol. 1.” Miramax Films photo
Dove presents Citizen Cope Friday at Mulligans on the Blue
The rainbow roll is a classic California roll wrapped with tuna, hamachi, salmon, avocado, topped with tobiko caviar, scallions and sesame seeds.
A wide range of holiday treats will be available for purchase at UH-MC Monday through Wednesday. UH-MC Culinary Arts Program photo
Bim bim bap with beef is cooked in a stone pot with an abundance of accoutrements such as: kimchi, carrot, spinach, green onion, sesame seeds and a fried egg. AYA GANZ photos