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Chamber president will speak at event Pamela Tumpap, president of the Maui Chamber of Commerce, will be guest speaker at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center’s Ta-Ke Leadership talk at 4 p.m. Thursday via Zoom. The Ta-Ke (which means bamboo in Japanese) series features outstanding leaders in ...

Pet of the Week

Have a lap that’s missing a purring furry friend? Then, please let me introduce myself. I’m a 14-year-old named Dahlia that’s looking for all the cuddles I can get my paws on these days. I was in rough shape when I came to MHS, after my owner had passed away and I was lost and alone for a ...

‘See the Ant, Stop the Ant’ effort enlists community support

In 2017, a taro farmer in Hanalei on Kauai found a strange ant in his lo‘i — large and brownish red with mouth parts half the length of its head. Entomologists identified it as a species of trap-jaw ant, Odontomachus ruginodis, never before found in Hawaii. Trap-jaw ants are aptly named: ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Return” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) 2. “Battle Ground” by Jim butcher (Ace) 3. “The Evening and the Morning” by Ken Follett (Viking) 4. “The Book of Two Ways” by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine) 5. “The Coast-to-Coast Murders” ...

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 ...

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 242-6335. • 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. ...