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

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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?

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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, DancinginHawaii.com -Marina […]

Intro to Social Media Marketing for Wedding Businesses

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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

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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 […]

We talk story with Patricia Tummons on the 25th anniversary of ‘Environment Hawaii’

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We live in times when matters of the environment increasingly seem of preeminent importance. Especially given Hawaii’s island topography and placement in the middle of the Pacific, news concerning ocean acidification, threats to endangered species and climate change in general does indeed travel fast. For the last 25 years, the tiny publication Environment Hawai‘i has […]

Kahale Beach Club Grand Re-Opening

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Kahale Beach Club in Kihei invites you for a grand re-opening this Saturday, Aug. 8. Enjoy live music by Rug Burns, John Ness, 8 Track Players, Natalie Nicole and more. You can also partake in pupus throughout the day and beer specials until 6pm. Kahale (36 Keala Pl., Kihei), Facebook.com/KahalesBeachClub -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo courtesy of Kahale Beach Club

Entrepreneurial Psychology Basics and You

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The Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) presents “Minding Your Own Business: Entrepreneurial Psychology Basics and You” by Dr. Jennifer Johnston-Jones this Tuesday, Aug. 4. Attendees are invited to explore the psychological aspect to business, live coaching, personalized advice and heightened awareness to building their companies. Advanced RSVP required. Light continental breakfast and lunch included. $20. 9:30am-2 pm. […]

Catalyst Soccer: Kihei Player Development Program

Catalyst Soccer provides great week-long soccer camps for players ages from 4 to 14, of all abilities. With instruction from Director and former professional player Paul Holocher, these camps will inspire any young player who wants to learn and play the great game of soccer

Summer Splash Challenge at Hope Chapel Maui

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Hope Chapel Maui invites people of all ages for relief from the heat during their Summer Splash Challenge this Saturday, July 25. Brave the three-acre obstacle course, complete with a giant Slip and Slide, 30 ft.-inflatable wipeout, human bumper balls and more. Keiki six and under are welcome to enjoy the keiki zone. Or take it […]

‪Christmas in July at @‎Mauibrewingco‬ ‪

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Maui Brewing Co. invites you to Christmas in July this Friday, July 24 at its Kihei location. Donate food, treats, toys, blankets or towels to a furry friend at the Maui Humane Society and get $2 off your first beer. Joining the party will be a rare appearance by MBC’s Black Pearl on tap. The evening will […]

Maui Brewing Co Brews Waikiki

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According to a recent Pacific Business News story, Maui Brewing Company’s Garrett Marrero is teaming up with Chris Thibaut and Bill Terry to build a new brewpub in Waikiki. Apparently, Jimmy Buffett’s parrothead paradise at the Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel has run its course. Terry took over operations of Buffett’s nearly a year ago and plans […]