This Thursday, Feb. 26: Kamakoa Lindsey-Asing and Piilani Arias

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 […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

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 […]

Anthony Pignataro

About Anthony Pignataro

Anthony Pignataro has been a journalist since 1996. He started work as MauiTime's Editor in 2003, took a couple years off starting in 2008, then returned to the staff in 2011. He's the author of "Stealing Cars With The Pros," a 2013 collection of his journalism and the Maui novels "Small Island" (2011) and "The Dead Season" (2012)–all of which were published by Event Horizon Press. In 2014, his one-act play "War Stories" won second place in the Maui Fringe Festival.

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 […]

Suzanne Kayian

About Suzanne Kayian

Suzanne Kayian is a Maui-based writer, public relations specialist and social media zealot. With more than 20 years experience, Suzanne has contributed to a variety of publications ranging from local independent magazines to corporate international websites. She also designs and implements PR and promotional campaigns for an assortment of clients including musicians, filmmakers and art galleries. Twitter: https://twitter.com/MauiZan

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 […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

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 About Marina SatoafaigaPolynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

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 […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

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 […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

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, […]

Anthony Pignataro

About Anthony Pignataro

Anthony Pignataro has been a journalist since 1996. He started work as MauiTime's Editor in 2003, took a couple years off starting in 2008, then returned to the staff in 2011. He's the author of "Stealing Cars With The Pros," a 2013 collection of his journalism and the Maui novels "Small Island" (2011) and "The Dead Season" (2012)–all of which were published by Event Horizon Press. In 2014, his one-act play "War Stories" won second place in the Maui Fringe Festival.

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 […]

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

Lahaina Plantation Days, Oct 22 & 23

"Sugar Cane Fields Above Lahaina" by Erin C. O'Connor

Friday (October 22), 5-10pm & Saturday (October 23), 4-10pm at the Pioneer Mill on Lahainaluna Rd., Lahaina, $2/$3, kids 5 and under free The West side took its lumps this week when the County announced it won’t close Front Street for Halloween. But not every event is floundering. Lahaina Plantation Days kicks off its second […]