Unusual Sighting Of Sperm Whale Off Maalaea

The Pacific Whale Foundation says one of its crews spotted a sperm whale on the morning of Thursday, Dec. 4, about a mile outside Ma’alaea Harbor. The crew aboard the Ocean Explorer said the whale was spotted in approximately 100 feet of water, which is not typical for a sperm whale. The whales are usually found […]

Saturday, Dec. 20: Kimo Nevius’ Festivus

Returning for his annual Festivus concert is singer/songwriter Kimo Nevius. This year he’s setting up shop at Rita’s. Join the folk musician for an evening of holiday favorites including his recently released single, “Keep the Holidays.” Themes of sarcasm, frustration and celebration often arise in Nevius’ material. Come see what he has up his sleeve this season. Free. […]

Cookies and Canapes: The Fine Art of Cookie Decorating

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Explore the Fine Art of Cookie Decorating at a Champagne and Canapé Reception:Oceanfront at Sugar Beach Events for “Cookies and Canapés.” Enjoy wine, champagne, heavy hors d’oevres, s’mores under the stars, and the fine art of holiday cookie making! Natalie O’Brien, Sugar Beach Events Executive Pastry Chef, will be guiding guests in best practices for […]

This Saturday, Dec. 6: Ladies Night at Diamonds

Ladies, leave your responsibilities behind and head over to Diamond’s for Ladies Night this Saturday! Shop exclusively at Maui’s Cos Bar, Love Shack, Bella Blooms and Mila Bikinis. Work on that core with the evening’s featured guests The Pole Room and Belly Dancing by Isa. Grab your girls, dress to impress and enjoy an evening […]

Tuesday, Nov. 2: Wedding Industry Holiday Party

Sugar Beach Events and Bliss Wedding Design and Spectacular Events invites industry folk to their Wedding Industry Holiday Party this Tuesday. Complete with tunes by Shea Derrick and Full Flavor as well as gourmet bites and champagne, guests can mingle oceanside and cozy up next to the fire pit. Snap a photo in the “bamboo shootz” photo […]

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 […]

Moonlit Movies On Sugar Beach: SAT NOV 15

DINNER UNDER THE STARS AND A SHOWING OF 1963 CLASSIC ‘CHARADE’ Reservations Required, $50 a Person. Make Reservations: Through EventBrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moonlit-movies-at-sugar-beach-presents-charade-tickets-13886844927 Cocktail Reception, Upscale Picnic Dinner, Showing of Charade, A Benefit for Imua Family Services, 5:30 – 6:30 pm Sunset Reception and Cocktails (Cash Bar), 6:15 Dinner is Served, 6:45 Movie Starts Menu: Caesar Salad Choice of Three Entrees: Pasta […]