Hawaiian Music Series Concert

Josh Kahula and Preston Ako in Lahaina

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 […]

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 […]

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


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


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 […]

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 […]

Kanikapila with Braddah Poki and Jason Sadang

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Hosted by Braddah Poki of KPOA, this installment of good times “in the old Hawaiian way,” will feature the music of Jason Kealaokala Sadang. Under the shade of the kou trees, the “Lei Ladies” of the Lahaina-Honolua Senior Citizens Club will string fresh flower lei. Things to bring: beach mats / grinds / all your ‘ohana…

Oh, Pioneers


When the last Pioneer Mill Company building in Lahaina was torn down in 2006, an important piece of Maui’s history went with it. Well, almost. The structures may be gone, but various groups, including the Lahaina Restoration Foundation (LRF), want to make sure the stories imbued within them aren’t forgotten. Beginning Thursday, July 30, LRF […]