This Thursday, Oct. 2: Oktoberfest Extravaganza

This Thursday, the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunrise presents the third annual Oktoberfest Extravaganza. Yodel, polka and enjoy a pint while helping community programs and projects. Enjoy authentic Oktoberfest festivity, cuisine and live music from The Oompah Band. Get a head start on your holiday shopping and stroll the silent auction. Call to purchase tickets. 6pm-9pm. Historic Pioneer […]

This Saturday, Sept. 27: Hula Grill’s Maui Youth ‘Ukulele Players Contest

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Hula Grill invites students in kindergarten through the 12th grade to the 18th annual Maui Youth ‘Ukulele Players Contest this Saturday. Soloists and groups will battle over a chance to take home their very own KoAloha ‘ukulele. Contestants can also take part in a workshop (9:15am) and receive fun swag as well as shine on the Hula Grill stage. Enjoy a […]

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 Tuesday, Sept. 23: Lahaina Art Society Presents Photographer John O’Leary

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Lahaina Arts Society is inviting the public to meet the artists behind the art. This Tuesday will feature local photographer John O’ Leary. “In 2011, John moved to Maui to pursue work in Marine Biology,” states the LAS website. “When John isn’t working on [conservation] issues, he like to shoot bright bold and colorful subjects.” Talk story with […]

QuizUnderstood: Four Maui PD Officers Did WHAT At The Lahaina Station?

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1. On Sept. 5, the University of Hawaii sent out a news release saying that grad student Mohuhano “Mo” Tu‘ikolongahau had just won the 2014 Hawaii Woodshow’s Spirit of the Show Award for “the most creative use of underutilized Hawaii-grown non-native wood species.” What did Tu‘ikolongahau make that won him the award? A. Table B. […]

Staycation: Westin Maui Resort and Spa

For most people, the word “staycation” means taking a vacation at home, spent perhaps in the backyard pool. Here in Hawaii, we have a different meaning that applies to a vacation where you check into a resort just a few miles from home. At a recent staycation to check out the Ka’anapali Fresh Culinary Festival, I […]