Plans to implement parking fees at The Shops at Wailea have been temporarily stalled. The initial plan was to begin charging customers and employees to park beginning May 1. But a rash of public and … [Read More...]
If I could, I would spend every Sunday at 5pm with sommelier Vanessa Lampson. Her Uncorked wine tasting is far from ordinary, from the wines she chooses to her descriptions and the way she connects … [Read More...]
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents has decided that since combatting the effects of climate change is more important than possible economic profit, the school's $66 million endowment should no … [Read More...]
Ocean Vodka's unique new bottle design has received an international packaging award. The new bottle, described as a contemporary expression of the ancient hand blown glass fishing net float, received … [Read More...]
Dazoo is closing in Paia. But I doubt this is the last we’ll see of the creative cocktails Master Mixologist Jimmy Shoemaker created, though as yet we don’t know where he’ll rise again. In the mean … [Read More...]
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Get out of your head, get into your body. Get out of your head, get into your body. Get out of your head, get into your body. Stop reading this already! This is head bullshit, … [Read More...]
1. On May 15, the local venture capital fund mbloom announced that a Chinese investor (whose identity mbloom is keeping quiet) has invested in the fund. How much did this investor give the fund?
A. … [Read More...]
Access to the island of Kaho'olawe could potentially end if the commission that oversees the island doesn't raise $100,000 by June 15. To raise the money, the Kaho'olawe Island Reserve Commission … [Read More...]
WHAT A COUNTRY!
There’s hardly a more “generic” song in America than “Happy Birthday to You,” but to this day (until a judge renders a decision in a pending case), Warner/Chappel Music is still … [Read More...]
Strapped on time? Over the same old dating cycle? Spice up your dating life by joining Whole Foods Maui’s Speed Dating event this Wednesday, May 27. Calling all eligible singles for a time of fun and … [Read More...]
A proposal to increase fees to Haleakala National Park has been approved by the National Park Service. Beginning on June 1, daily park fees will increase incrementally over the next three years; the … [Read More...]
To the squatter of South Maui: Shame on you for hiding behind the asinine law of “squatter rights.” How this “right” was passed by government officials is mind-boggling. You have no lease, refuse to … [Read More...]
NEW THIS WEEK
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD - PG13 - Drama - Yet another adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Victorian tale of strong-willed Bathsheba Everdeen and her three suitors. 119 min.
TOMORROWLAND - … [Read More...]
BIG SHOWS ON MAUI
JAZZ NIGHT- "LUMINESCENT"- Fri, May 22. Take a trip down to Old Wailuku Town this weekend for Gene Argel's CD Release event! With Gene, The Hand Jive Trio will be putting down … [Read More...]
While most of us use the day to go to the beach, barbecue meats or watch television, since the Civil War the last Monday in May was supposed to belong to the dead. War dead, specifically–those men and … [Read More...]
Maui County Business Resource Center presents Starting a Business in Maui County with Karen Arakawa this Tuesday, May 26. The economic development specialist will offer an overview of the requirements … [Read More...]
If watching Anna Kendrick sing a Christmas duet with Snoop Dogg (excuse me- Snoop Lion) sounds exciting, than have I got a movie for you.
Three years after Pitch Perfect became an underserved … [Read More...]
Looks like the County of Maui really is serious about possibly setting up a municipal electric utility–especially given the possible merger between Hawaiian Electric Industries and NextEra that’s … [Read More...]