Kihei Elementary School’s Garden Work Day


All are welcome to kokua Kihei Elementary School’s Garden Work Day this Saturday, Oct. 10. Help sand and paint new garden benches, spread mulch to create garden pathways, organize the tool and resource shed, build an ipu trellis, work on irrigation and more. Be sure to apply sunscreen and bring water. Volunteers are also welcome to […]

Zeptember VI at Mulligan’s on the Blue


Mulligan’s on the Blue makes it an October to remember with Zeptember VI, an annual musical tribute to Led Zeppelin. This Saturday, Oct. 3 local musicians who’ve drawn inspiration from Led Zeppelin’s work will go onstage for a few classics. Joy Fields, Siren Elaine Ryan, Roger Pleasanton McKinley are just a few hitting the stage. 21+. $27.37. 5-10pm. […]

Using U.S. Census Demographic Data to Build a Business Plan


The Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) presents “Just the Facts: Using U.S. Census Demographic Data to Build a Business Plan” this Friday, Oct. 2.  Entrepreneurs are invited to take a hands-on look at three apps available from the U.S. Census Bureau that will allow attendees to explore the demographics of potential markets. Jerry Wong, the Data Dissemination Specialist for […]

Quizunderstood: How well do you know Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa’s time in the Boy Scouts?


  1. The Maui County Council’s Land Use Committee is currently considering a fast-track affordable housing project in North Kihei known as the Kenolio Apartments, from Idaho-based Pacific West Communities. How many units are in the project? A. 74 B. 120 C. 152 D. 186 E. 201 2. In October, the Maui County Council of […]

Hope Fest Maui at @MauiBrewCo in Kihei


This Saturday Sept. 19, everyone’s invited to Hope Fest Maui, a music festival benefit for the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge Hawaii. It will feature performances from Soul Kitchen, Halau Hula o Keola Ali’I o Ke Kai, Max Baccera, Steve Craig of The Lonely Heart Shakers, Johnny Ringo and more. “Fork Cancer” invites local chefs and food trucks […]

Brushstrokes and Brews at @MauiBrewCo. in Kihei


Maui Brew Co. partners with Island Art Party this Tuesday, Sept. 15 for Brushstrokes & Brews. Sip the local brewery’s craft beer while your instructor walks you through the techniques for creating the month’s design. All class participants will be offered happy hour prices throughout the evening. Reservations required. $39. 6-8:30pm. Maui Brewing Company (605 Lipoa Pkwy., […]

Detox to Retox @MauiBrewCo in Kihei


The Gym Maui & Maui Brewing Co. invite you to (power) yoga this Sunday, Sept. 13 at Maui Brewing Company’s Kihei location. This month’s Detox to Retox will benefit Surfrider Foundation, a grassroots organization whose mission is to protect the world’s ocean, waves and beaches. Stick around after for beer specials and giveaways. $10. 11am-12pm. Maui Brewing Company […]

Here’s a list of Tropical Storm Kilo road and facility closures on Maui


Tropical Storm Kilo may be veering its path away from Hawaii but that doesn’t save Maui from its aftermath: lots and lots of impracticalities. A press release issued earlier today by the County of Maui Public Information Office listed today’s road closures: • Piilani Highway (31) MP 38 – 25 (Kipahulu/Kaupo area):  The road is closed and impassable.  There are numerous […]

Which Maui County town has the most Ashley Madison users?


So this morning OC Weekly put up a great little blog post about Malfideleco, a Spanish website that uses data visualization to break down last week’s massive Ashley Madison data dump (for those still new to the Internet being on computers, Ashley Madison is a (theoretically, now since disproven) anonymous dating site for people who […]

Kihei Fourth Friday Town Party #‎k4f‬


Head south for the Kihei Fourth Friday town party at Azeka Shopping Center this Friday, Aug. 28. Grab the kids and get the weekend started with a round in the keiki zone complete with hula hoops, Morey Inc. obstacles, balloon twisting and more! Choose from more than two dozen food trucks and booths before shopping local merchants. Enjoy live music, talk story […]

Quizunderstood: How well do you know MECO’s new solar projects?


1. On Aug. 5, Maui Electric Co. announced plans to build two new 2.87 megawatt solar projects on Maui. One will go in the Maui Research & Technology Park in Kihei. Where will the other go? A. Lahaina B. Haliimaile C. Kahului D. Olowalu E. Ukumehame 2. The high-end purveyor of koa wood products Martin […]

Burgers and Brews Cooking Class with Chef Lee


Spice up date night with a “Burgers and Brews” cooking class this Sunday, Aug. 23 at Sugar Beach Events. Chef Lee will walk students through cooking a Black-Bean Veggie Burger, Ahi Burger, Bacon-Chevre Burger, Ginger Beer Pork Burger and a Turkey Burger. Students will also learn about side dishes and dessert. Then wash it all down with your […]

Havana Nights Dance Class at Arthur Murray Maui Dance Studio


The Arthur Murray Maui Dance Studio invites you to dance this Saturday, Aug. 22. The evening will kick off with a free merengue group class. As the evening progresses, professionals will demonstrate other styles like salsa, tango and bachata. Refuel with refreshments. No experience needed. Free. 6-8pm. Arthur Murray Maui Dance Studio (381 Huku Lii Pl., Kihei); 808-891-9191, -Marina […]

Intro to Social Media Marketing for Wedding Businesses


The Maui Economic Development Board presents “An Introduction to Social Media Marketing for Wedding Businesses” with Danielle Miller this Wednesday, Aug. 19. The two-hour seminar will define social media and explore how it fits into your overall marketing campaign. Miller will discuss the top six social networks and help you identify which ones are best for your […]

Discover the classics with Papa Lopaka at the Kihei Public Library

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Keiki 6 to 12 are invited to discover the classics with Papa Lopaka this Wednesday, Aug. 19 at the Kihei Public Library. He’ll read from the Classics Illustrated comic book The Man in the Iron Mask. An English literature scholar, Papa Lopaka will also host a brief discussion with keiki. A light snack will be served. Free. 3-4pm. […]

Science Carnival at Kalama Park


Join the Maui Science Center for a Science Carnival to celebrate the International Year of Light this Saturday, Aug. 15 at Kalama Park. It will be fun for the entire family–enjoy science demonstrations, hands-on and minds-on activities for all ages, interactive exhibits and live entertainment. Proceeds from the afternoon will benefit the building of the Maui Science […]