Whale Tales 2015 LAHAINA

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Curiosity, connection, and communication come together over President’s Day weekend as the public is invited to gather in the humpback whale breeding capital of the world to network and learn from world-renowned experts in whale research. Leading scientists, photographers, and conservationists headline the 9th Annual Whale Tales in Maui, Hawaii, a four-day educational and fundraising […]

Saturday, Dec. 20: Chino LaForge at the Maui Theatre

Stretch your cheek muscles and brace yourself for Power Up Comedy’s Chino LaForge this Saturday at the Maui Theatre. The show will feature Sonny Dennis and will open with performances from Isaiah Izzy Coatney, Vince Foti, Corky Gardner and Chris Rose. Voted Maui’s Best Comedian two consecutive years in a row, Chino LaForge has been a pioneer in […]

Friday, Dec. 19: Santa Arrives at Ka’anapali Beach

Here comes Santa Claus on an outrigger canoe, complete with his paddling reindeer! Kama’aina and visitors alike are invited to welcome Santa when he comes ashore at Ka’anapali Beach this Friday (he’ll land in front of Hula Grill). Bring your camera and snap a photo with the Jolly Old Saint Nicholas. Keiki will be able to decorate […]

UPDATED: Peter Lik Sells ‘Most Expensive Photograph In History’

[NOTE: I added the final paragraph on Dec. 15 to take into account later reaction to the sale from one art critic.] A public relations firm is calling it “the most expensive photograph in history,” and it may very well be exactly that. Today, Peter Lik–the famous shooter who has galleries all over the world, […]

Saturday, Dec. 13: Thelma Houston at the Maui Theatre

Maui Pride and the Epstein Family Foundation are presenting musical legend Thelma Houston this Saturday at the Maui Theatre. Recall the era of Nat King Cole with Houston’s soulful Motown lyrics. Houston won the Grammy for the Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for her rendition of “Don’t Leave Me This Way.” The evening will also feature Shea Derrick. Meet and Greet […]

This Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6-7: Lighting of Lahaina Banyan Tree

Celebrate 17 years of the lighting of Lahaina’s historic Banyan Tree this Saturday and Sunday. Get into the holiday spirit with Santa Claus (2pm), cookie decorating, photo ops with the Hawaiian snowman (4pm) and the tree’s lighting ceremony (6:30pm). The community choir will warm up the mood with carols while a local hero, Uncle Harold Kaniho, […]

This Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5-6: Reggae on The Rock

Skank to the beat of Reggae artists The Steppas, New Kingston and Fortunate Youth this Friday and Saturday during Reggae on the Rock. Friday’s show at Mulligans on the Blue will include Kanoa of Maui’s Gomega and DJ Irie Dole. Continuing the series on Saturday will be MC Kamikaze and DJ Big Mike a Lulu’s in […]