This Saturday, March 7: The Art of Juna Debut Show and Benefit

Meet artist Juna At Maui Kombucha and Fund cancer research 6-8pm. Maui Kombucha (810 Kokomo Rd., Suite 136, Haiku), Mauikombucha.com -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo courtesy of Maui Kombucha About Marina SatoafaigaPolynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

Little Fire Ant community meeting this Wednesday at Haiku Community Center

There’s a big meeting about little fire ants (LFA) tomorrow night at the Haiku Community Center. It’s being hosted by the good folks at  the Hawaii Ant Lab, Hawaii Department of Agriculture, County of Maui and the Maui Invasive Species Committee (MISC). They’ll provide a lot of info on the extent of Maui’s little fire ant […]

Anthony Pignataro

About Anthony Pignataro

Anthony Pignataro has been a journalist since 1996. He started work as MauiTime's Editor in 2003, took a couple years off starting in 2008, then returned to the staff in 2011. He's the author of "Stealing Cars With The Pros," a 2013 collection of his journalism and the Maui novels "Small Island" (2011) and "The Dead Season" (2012)–all of which were published by Event Horizon Press. In 2014, his one-act play "War Stories" won second place in the Maui Fringe Festival.

Blind pig at Leilani Farm Sanctuary regains sight in upcoming Nat Geo Wild series ‘Aloha Vet’

The new Nat Geo WILD six-episode series Aloha Vet will feature Maui’s own Leilani Farm Sanctuary in its premiere episode. Laurelee Blanchard, who runs the eight-acre sanctuary in Haiku, said film crews were there on Oct. 13 and Nov. 16. “The show is a takeoff on the British series All Creatures Great and Small,” Blanchard said. “It […]

Anthony Pignataro

About Anthony Pignataro

Anthony Pignataro has been a journalist since 1996. He started work as MauiTime's Editor in 2003, took a couple years off starting in 2008, then returned to the staff in 2011. He's the author of "Stealing Cars With The Pros," a 2013 collection of his journalism and the Maui novels "Small Island" (2011) and "The Dead Season" (2012)–all of which were published by Event Horizon Press. In 2014, his one-act play "War Stories" won second place in the Maui Fringe Festival.

Writing Classes

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Jasmyne Boswell, Author, Teacher and Coach Offers Writing Classes in Kihei and Haiku. Memoir, Fiction and Nonfiction Beginner-Intermediate/Advanced. Join interesting and creative men and women who offer talent, camaraderie and support for the ultimate writing experience. Learn writing skills that will last you a lifetime! 6-week sessions Call 808-268-5807

Somehow, We Forgot Leilani Farm Sanctuary In Our Annual Charity Gift Guide

Any accounting of nonprofits around the county and their needs this holiday season is going to be incomplete, but in this case we actually intended to get Leilani Farm Sanctuary into the issue (click here to read it). But for one reason or another, they never got our initial inquiry. Anyway, here’s their write-up. There’s […]

Anthony Pignataro

About Anthony Pignataro

Anthony Pignataro has been a journalist since 1996. He started work as MauiTime's Editor in 2003, took a couple years off starting in 2008, then returned to the staff in 2011. He's the author of "Stealing Cars With The Pros," a 2013 collection of his journalism and the Maui novels "Small Island" (2011) and "The Dead Season" (2012)–all of which were published by Event Horizon Press. In 2014, his one-act play "War Stories" won second place in the Maui Fringe Festival.

Story Of Hawaii Museum In Kahului Adds New Exhibit On 4th Marine Division’s Camp Maui During WWII

When I arrived at the Story of Hawaii Museum at the Queen Ka’ahumanu Center in Kahului on the afternoon of Friday, Dec. 5, Buck Mickelsen–who helps run the place–immediately noticed my shirt, which has drawings of old Inter-Island Airways S-38 and S-43 seaplanes on the back. He immediately walked me over to a book of […]

Anthony Pignataro

About Anthony Pignataro

Anthony Pignataro has been a journalist since 1996. He started work as MauiTime's Editor in 2003, took a couple years off starting in 2008, then returned to the staff in 2011. He's the author of "Stealing Cars With The Pros," a 2013 collection of his journalism and the Maui novels "Small Island" (2011) and "The Dead Season" (2012)–all of which were published by Event Horizon Press. In 2014, his one-act play "War Stories" won second place in the Maui Fringe Festival.

This Thursday, Aug. 21: ‘A Will For The Woods’

Temple of Peace presents the Maui premiere of the documentary A Will For The Woods this Thursday. Starring musician, psychiatrist and folk dancer Clark Wang, the film follows Wang’s diagnosis with lymphoma and his big plans to leave Earth by fulfilling his request for a “green burial.” What does that look like? Watch the movie! $5-$10. 7pm. Temple of […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

This Sunday, Aug. 3: Epic Love Stories with Leah Lamb

Set under the stars at the romantic Haiku Mill, Epic Love Stories invites you to explore various love journeys with Leah Lamb. A writer and activist, Lamb will tell tales of love found and lost and adventure along the way.The evening will also feature live music from Andrea Whales and Rasa Priya. Proceeds will benefit the anti-GMO movement. $20 […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

Leilani Farm Sanctuary Needs Help To Deal With Tropical Storm Wali Damage

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Looks like Tropical Storm Wali did some damage to the eight-acre Leilani Farm Sanctuary, the volunteer-run refuge for rescued goats, cats, chickens, rabbits, deer, peahens, pigs, ducks and even donkeys in Haiku. “Huge trees crushed three animal houses and collapsed a section of fencing,” wrote sanctuary founder Laurelee Blanchard in a July 25 email. “Miraculously, animals […]

Anthony Pignataro

About Anthony Pignataro

Anthony Pignataro has been a journalist since 1996. He started work as MauiTime's Editor in 2003, took a couple years off starting in 2008, then returned to the staff in 2011. He's the author of "Stealing Cars With The Pros," a 2013 collection of his journalism and the Maui novels "Small Island" (2011) and "The Dead Season" (2012)–all of which were published by Event Horizon Press. In 2014, his one-act play "War Stories" won second place in the Maui Fringe Festival.