Brian Regan

Saturday, May 30, 2015 8:00 pm, Castle Theater Live Nation Presents Brian Regan – Live Comedy Tour! Brian Regan – just nominated for a 2014 American Comedy Award for Best Concert Comic! – has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. His ten-year non-stop theater tour has visited almost 100 cities […]

Harps & Horns

Celebrate the holiday season with the sound of harps, horns and voice! The Festival of Harps is back in concert with the Maui Community Band and the Maui Madrigale. Hear the delightful sounds of six harps with voices, concert band and guest soloists as they perform music specially arranged for this unique combination. Directed by […]

Friday, Nov. 28: Maui Film Festival FirstLight

Maui Film Festival FirstLight screenings return this holiday season with a host of new films. This Friday, movie-goers are invited to an encore presentation of Awake: The Life of Yogananda (5:30pm). The “unconventional biography” captures Yogananda’s journey to introduce yoga and meditation to the Western civilization. The Hawaii premiere of Antarctica: A Year on Ice (7:30pm) […]

UH Researchers Study Tiger Shark Movements Around Maui and Oahu

Despite the minuscule numbers of people killed every year by sharks (and massive numbers of sharks killed by humans each year), there’s something about the creatures that terrifies many visitors to Hawaii. For Hawaii’s native kanaka maoli, this is unfortunate, given that to them sharks are ‘aumakua, the reborn spirits of deceased ancestors who serve now as […]

Tortugas, Maui’s own Torteria at Maui Mall

There is one aspect of Mexican cuisine that hasn’t been exploited to the level burritos and tacos have enjoyed, and that is the torta. Torterias line Mexico City streets, each with its own style of torta, which is generally a meaty sandwich stuffed with beans, Oaxaca cheese, onion and avocado. I never gave much thought to Mexican sandwiches–mostly because […]

Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art

This international traveling museum exhibition brings together 17 master bamboo artists from Japan with works that display the highest level of material knowledge and skill, transformed into imaginatively crafted sculptural art. These artists have helped to redefine a traditional craft as a modern genre, pushing the medium to groundbreaking levels of conceptual, technical, and artistic […]

Ke’ala’iliahi 2014 – Never Forgot(ten)

Maui’s own Halau Kekuaokala’au’ala’iliahi presents a humble reflection and artful expression of the Wailuku-based halau’s first ten years.  Na Kumu Hula ‘Iliahi and Haunani Paredes opened the doors to students of all ages in October, 2004, and since then, their journey of hula has been blessed with wonderful and unforgettable experiences.  The halau will share […]

This Tuesday, Oct. 14: Penn & Teller at the MACC

    This Tuesday, the Maui Arts and Cultural Center presents comedy-magicians (or are they magical comedians?) Penn & Teller. Penn Fraser Jillette and Raymond Joseph Teller have won over many, many audiences nationwide. What will they pull out of their hats next? $45-$125. 7:30pm. The Maui Arts and Cultural Center, (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-244-7467, Mauiarts.org -Marina […]

This Sunday, Oct. 12: Maui ‘Ukulele Festival at the MACC

It’s time again for the Maui Ukulele Festival. This Sunday, you can enjoy ‘ukulele masters Sam Ahia, ‘AHAmele , Nick Acosta, Nelly & Daniel Baduria, Kamakakehau Fernandez, Paula Fuga, Raiatea Helm, The Hula Honeys, Richard Hoopi’i, Aidan James, Willie K, Andrew Molina, Brittni Paiva, Taimane, Tamlyn Tamura and  YOZA. Up and coming ukulele artists from Kalama Intermediate […]