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Na Hoku siblings hold concert today A live virtual May Day concert by Na Hoku winners Amy Hanaiali‘i and her brother Eric Gilliom, a benefit for the Maui Food Bank and local musicians impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. today. This free virtual concert is ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Walk the Wire” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 2. “If It Bleeds” by Stephen King (Scribner) 3. “Masked Prey” by John Sandford (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 4. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne) 5. ...

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. ...

Covid-19 Maui County Schedule Changes

The Maui News has compiled a list of countywide cancellations, closures and postponements due to coronavirus. This story is updated daily as information is released. Last updated at 2 p.m. Wednesday.   Public Facilities • County fields, pools, gyms, parks and public restrooms, closed ...

Dining to Go

Restaurants and eateries are available for takeout — some with delivery and curbside pickup — all over the Valley Isle.   Central Maui • Amigo’s Kahului, 872-9525; 333 Dairy Road; delivery and takeout; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. • Cupies Maui, 877-3055; 134 W. Kamehameha Ave, ...

Lolesio named the new Sacred Hearts principal

Tonata Lolesio has been named the new principal of Sacred Hearts School in Lahaina for the next school year. The 1995 alumna of Lahainaluna High School has been a 2nd-grade teacher at the school for 18 years and has led the Parish Religious Education Program at Maria Lanakila Church for five ...

Danner to speak on Hawaiian Homes act and its centennial

Homesteader Robin Puanani Danner of Anahola, Kauai, is the featured presenter Thursday at the inaugural 2020 Centennial Puwalu or conference of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act via Zoom. Danner is second-term chairwoman of the Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homestead Associations that ...

Online dance classes set

Alexander Academy of Performing Arts is offering dance classes online for students of all ages to continue, or begin, their dance education safely in the era of social distancing. In line with AAPA’s affordable tuition philosophy, the online classes cost $9 a class. Anyone with an internet ...

Rotary club to award two scholarships

The Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset is awarding two $2,500 academic scholarships to two graduating seniors who live in West Maui, Hana or Molokai and attend a Maui or Molokai high school. The students should demonstrate superior academic abilities, involvement in school activities and a winning ...

Local Briefs

5G issues topic of AAUW speaker at Zoom meeting The American Association of University Women will hold a virtual speaker meeting via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. today with the speaker focusing on 5G network issues. Social time will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the annual business meeting at 10:30 ...

Nursing students, faculty doing their part in pandemic

Who could have imagined how much our world would change in a few short weeks? To those on the front lines, we owe infinite gratitude. To every health care worker, of course, but also to firefighters, police officers, farmers, grocers, truckers, postal workers, government workers, teachers, ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Masked Prey” by John Sandford (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books) 3. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne) 4. “Texas Outlaw” by Patterson/Bourelle (Little, Brown) 5. “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 242-6335. • 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. ...

Covid-19 Maui County Schedule Changes

The Maui News has compiled a list of countywide cancellations, closures and postponements due to coronavirus. This story is updated daily as information is released. Last updated at 1 p.m. Monday. Public Facilities • County fields, pools, gyms, parks and public restrooms, closed until ...

Virtual Maui Heart Walk begins today

The annual Maui Heart Walk, a fundraiser for the American Heart Association, is going virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. From Saturday to Friday, Maui Heart Walk participants and teams will not physically meet but are invited to get moving at home or around the neighborhood. ...

Delivering food to kupuna

The nonprofit Na Hoaloha received 143 cases of fresh fruits and vegetables on four pallets from SunFresh in Kahului this week. Volunteers distributed 85 cases to Kahikinui and Hana Community Center and 36 cases to St. Ann’s Church in Wailuku. They also picked and packed 62 individual produce ...

Hui youth programs open for registration

Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center is optimistically planning to hold currently scheduled youth summer art programs beginning June 1. Youth summer programs are now open for registration at hui noeau.com. While other Hui art classes are postponed at least through April 30, the Hui is preparing ...

County finalists in ‘Olelo contest

Eighteen Maui County entries were selected as finalists in the 17th ‘Olelo Youth Xchange Student Video Competition. There were more than 900 submissions this year in elementary, middle and high school divisions from 71 public, charter and private schools statewide. The ‘Olelo video ...

Local Briefs

LHS boarding taking applications The Lahainaluna High School Boarding Program currently is accepting applications for the next school year. The program is open to boys and girls in grades 9 to 12. The program can best serve students who are highly independent, reliable, responsible and ...

Laughter is not just nice; it’s necessary for health

When was the last time you laughed really hard? What were you laughing about? Who were you with? And how did you feel after? Researchers have long studied the impact of laughter and humor on health, pain, quality of life and even learning. More recently, studies have taken place in retirement ...