Something Old, Something New Collectibles Sale at Hale Pa`ahao

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On Saturday, Aug. 29, the Lahaina Restoration Foundation (LRF) invites you to their Something Old, Something New Collectibles Sale at the Hale Pa‘ahao/Old Prison yard. Collectors are welcome to shop a wide array of lamps and furniture from various time periods, along with modern souvenir items and logo shirts. Take a step back in time. Your purchase will support […]

Free Ikaika Beamer concert at Baldwin House Museum

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The Lahaina Restoration Foundation is presenting musician Ikaika Blackburn during this month’s Hawaiian Music Series on Thursday, July 30. A founding member of the Na Hoku Hanohano Award winning group Na Hoa, Blackburn’s nostalgic falsetto vocals are wonderfully reminiscent of traditional Hawaiian song. Chairs are limited, blankets or low lying beach chairs are welcome. Free. 6-7:30pm Baldwin […]

Dane Fujiwara at the Hawaiian Music Series

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A superb falsetto singer with an outstanding vocal range, Dane Fujiwara will perform at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s Hawaiian Music Series concert. In 2009, Dane won the Kindy Sproat Falsetto and Storytelling Contest on Hawai‘i Island. He also competed in Maui’s Festivals of Aloha Richard Ho‘opi‘i Leo Ki‘eki‘e Falsetto Contest

Dane Fujiwara at Baldwin Home Museum

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The Lahaina Restoration Foundation presents Dane Fujiwara this Thursday, June 25, at the Baldwin Home Museum in Lahaina. The Kamehameha School math teacher has performed popular falsetto stages including Ho‘opi‘i Leo Ki‘eki‘e Falsetto Contest and the Kindy Sproat Falsetto and Storytelling Contest. A Maui native and Kam Schools alumni, he’s previously shared the stage with Kamakoa Lindsey Asing, Kuana […]

The Mookiha O Piilani, Maui’s first voyaging canoe in 600 years, needs a home

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Home. A place to clean up, rejuvenate, rest. Above all, rest. We all need one, and the new voyaging canoe Mo‘okiha O Pi‘ilani is no different. The canoe needs a home, their crew says. And it needs it now. “Mostly, I’m looking for a safe berthing place for this canoe where kids can get out […]

Hawaiian Music Series Concert

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Enjoy a relaxing evening of traditional and contemporary sounds with Josh Kahula and Preston Ako at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert. Together, Josh and Preston’s harmonious voices have captured the hearts of many and their seamless presentation of Hawaiian music resonates through each performance. Limited seating is provided for kūpuna; blankets, […]

The Matagi Trio plays the Baldwin Home Museum lawn this Thursday

The Lahaina Restoration Foundation is presenting Matagi this Thursday at the Baldwin Home Museum. Comprising ‘ukulele player Marvin Tevaga, guitarist Kalani Miles and bass player Kimo Brehm, Matagi–much like its Samoan translation “wind”–is ever morphing. From weddings to baby first birthdays, this trio entertains Maui in all sorts of ways. Chairs are limited and blankets, mats and low beach chairs […]

Free Kamakoa Lindsey-Asing and Piilani Arias concert at the Baldwin House

The Lahaina Restoration Foundation presents February’s Hawaiian Music Series concert this Thursday on the Baldwin Museum lawn. Big Island native Kamakoa Lindsey-Asing and Maui grown Pi‘ilani Arias will treat the audience to their modern takes on traditional island music. Limited seating is provided for kupuna. Bring blankets, mats and low beach chairs and enjoy some of Hawaii’s […]

Lahaina Restoration Foundation gives Lahainaluna High students big scholarship options

The Lahaina Restoration Foundation is offering $35,000* in scholarships for current and former Lahainaluna High School students for the 2015-2016 school year, according to a Feb. 13 news release from the nonprofit organization. “Ten scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each and one scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded to qualifying seniors […]

Here’s why Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s Theo Morrison is one of Maui’s hardest working people

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When the young mother of two set sail with her husband for the South Pacific in 1979, she had no idea that one day she’d work at preserving Lahaina’s rich cultural heritage. After marrying a man from Hawaii who owned a sailboat, the family decided to sail from California to the South Pacific. But she […]

This Friday and Saturday, Sept. 12 & 13: Chinese Moon Festival

The Wo Hing Museum presents the Chinese Moon Festival this Friday and Saturday. Complete with moon cakes, fan dances and song, the Chinese holiday celebrates a full moon, which indicates abundance and satisfaction. Cultural exhibits and demonstrations will feature crafts for all ages. Don’t forget to pick up fresh produce from the farmers’ corner. You can […]

This Friday and Saturday, Sept. 12 & 13: Chinese Moon Festival

The Wo Hing Museum presents the Chinese Moon Festival this Friday and Saturday. Complete with moon cakes, fan dances and song, the Chinese holiday celebrates a full moon, which indicates

This Thursday, Nov. 21: Kamehameha Schools Maui Hawaiian Ensemble

Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s monthly Hawaiian Music Series returns with the Kamehameha Schools Maui Hawaiian Ensemble. The ensemble displays cultural expression through hula, mele and oli. They have performed at various venues on the islands of Maui, Oahu, New Zealand and Tahiti. Chairs are limited so blankets, mats, and low beach chairs are welcome. Free. 6:00pm-7:30pm […]

This Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19: Lahaina Plantation Days 2013

Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s annual celebration Plantation Days returns this Thursday and Friday, for its fifth year. The two-day festival commemorates Lahaina’s roots in Hawaii’s plantation past. Shop the farmers market, grab lunch from local food vendors and learn about Westside history through the cultural exhibits. Or just enjoy the entertainment line-up: Da Braddahs, Ekola and […]

Lahaina Restoration Foundation Provides Historical Tour For 16 Westside Teachers

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Lahaina’s rich historical and cultural heritage is well known to just about everyone on Maui–resident and tourist alike. A great deal of the credit for that goes to the non-profit Lahaina Restoration Foundation (LRF), which oversees 11 historic structures in town including the Baldwin House, the old Lahaina Prison and the Wo Hing Museum. Sure, […]

Time Travel, Haute Food, Art History and Hula, The Progressive Dinner by Lahaina Restoration Foundation @LahainaRestFnd is multi-dimension entertainment

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  Tonight and tomorrow night Lahaina will be transformed for a group of 70 folks or so, who will climb into a time capsule with the folks at Lahaina Restoration Foundation and travel back to the old days when this West Maui spot was the capital of Hawaii. Okay, travelling will be done by your […]