Thursday, Feb. 5: Happy Birthday Bob Marley

Celebrate the music of Jamaican Reggae legend Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley during a Birthday Tribute this Thursday at Charley’s. Marty Dread, Nara Boone, The Kryptones, Kanoa and DJ Boomshot will pay homage to the singer-songwriter’s commitment and influence, not only in music but throughout his life, from his days with the Wailers to his solo career. […]

Therapy dogs will help your keiki read this Thursday at the Wailuku Public Library

Give your child the opportunity to read aloud during Assistance Dogs of Hawaii’s “Paws for Reading” this Thursday at the Wailuku Public Library. Recommended for keiki in grades 1-5, the program will give children a chance to practice their communication and literacy skills in a friendly environment. Each keiki will be given 15-minute reading opportunities. All keiki […]

This Wednesday, experience ‘The Samurai Warrior on the Noh Stage’ at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center

This Wednesday, the Maui Arts & Cultural Center is presenting The Samurai Warrior on the Noh Stage, a unique evening of Japanese musical drama dating back to the 14th century. It stars Munemori Takeda and Fumiyaki Takeda, who’ve been trained since they were children. Having toured around the world, they land on the McCoy Studio stage for an evening of […]

MauiTime’s Showtimes & Maui Movie Theaters | Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2015

NEW THIS WEEK BLACK OR WHITE – PG13 – Drama – A sad widower fights for custody of his granddaughter. 121 min. BLACK SEA – R – Thriller – A sea captain (Jude Law) takes a questionable job searching for a submarine in the Black Sea that’s supposedly carrying a lot of gold. 115 min. […]

MauiTime’s Maui Calendar of Events | Jan. 29-Feb. 4th, 2015

BIG SHOWS ON MAUI MAUI BREWING CO. ANNIVERSARY WEEK- Thu, Jan 29- Sat, Jan 31. Maui Brewing Company is celebrating their 10 year anniversary with a week of special events all around the Island of Maui! Enjoy special brews, great food, live music, raffles and giveaways. Thursday Jan. 29: Rock & Brews Pint Night; and […]

Lanai City Jumps in the Town Party Fun with 5th Friday

Lanai 5th Friday_Carriage Rides

I had been wondering which town was going to jump on that 5th Friday slot! In a press release just received from the Mayor’s office Lanai City announces they are tapping into the Office of Economic Developments Town Party Marketing. See original press release below: Teena Rasmussen, Director Mayor’s Office of Economic Development Ph. (808) […]

Even Dave Chappelle Likes Maui’s DJ Kurt, Maui Nightlife

Kurt Kaiser (aka DJ Kurt) is one of our most seen DJ’s in Maui nightlife. He works Casanova in Makawao on Wednesdays and Ambrosia in Kihei on Thursdays. Kaiser says it started with his love of music but once he got a taste of controlling the vibe of the party from behind the turntables, it was […]


It’s impossible to get a great story out of your head, especially when it influences you creatively and inspires you to tell stories of your own. Great works of literature, art, theater and film are so ingrained in my memory, I sometimes find myself quoting them accidentally, or recalling moments from them as vivid as […]

Grammy Winner John Keawe Playing Hula Grill in Kaanapali

Born in Hawi on the Big Island, John Keawe says music has been a part of his life from the very beginning. Given the 11 or so albums he’s produced and all the awards he’s won through the years (including a Grammy and multiple Na Hoku Hano Hanos), this isn’t surprising. “After a four year […]

New Art Installation at UH Maui Campus

A new sculpture depicting a playful mother monk seal and her cub has been gifted to UH Maui College. The sculpture, named Kulapa Kai (to frolic in the ocean), is part of a gift from Jim and Mary Hirshfield’s Summit Foundation which seeks to leave artistic legacies in the form of sculptures, notably of animals […]