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

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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 […]