Karaoke with Aunty Toddy Lillikoi

No reason to be bored on a Friday or Saturday night. Your vocal cords can provide plenty of entertainment! Just sing your heart out at Kobe with Aunty Toddy

The Battle Of Kekaa: What Sydney Lehua Iaukea’s new book on the development of North Beach says about Maui land use, and ourselves


It’s hard to believe that just a decade ago, the Westside beaches that stretched from the Royal Lahaina Resort to Honokowai were largely empty. There were just grassy fields between the highway and the water. Known as Keka‘a or, more colloquially, North Beach, this was the capital of Maui. Kaka‘alaneo ruled there 500 years ago, […]

The Battle Of Kekaa: What Sydney Lehua Iaukea



This Saturday, Oct. 11: Kidney Health Event


This Saturday, the National Kidney Foundation of Lahaina invites the public for a Kidney Health event at the Lahaina Cannery Mall. It will feature kidney disease screenings, blood pressure and vision screening. There will also be live entertainment. Free. 10am-2pm. Lahaina Cannery Mall (1221 Honoapi’ilani Hwy., Lahaina), Lahainacannerymall.com -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo: Holly Fischer/Wikimedia Commons  

This Friday, Oct. 10: Lahaina Second Friday Town Party


Head west for the Lahaina Second Friday Town Party. Revisit Lahaina’s past with a candlelit tours of the Baldwin Home Museum (6-8:30pm) and Wo Hing Museum. Friday Night Art Night will highlight the colorful Front Street galleries along with restaurant rows flavors. Stop in for champagne and live music at any participating gallery. And get your free […]

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


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


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


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?


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 […]

Pi Artisan Pizzeria on Front Street: New Restaurant Review

There’s a new oceanfront restaurant in Lahaina that’s aiming to change the way you eat pizza. Pi Artisan Pizzeria doesn’t look different at first glance, and it has all the great smells of an Italian restaurant, but the way you order is unique. You don’t even have to be at the restaurant or on the […]


LIVE JAZZFEST BRUNCH at the Royal Lahaina Resort oceanfront with special JazzFEST guests 10AM to 1PM Call for reservations 808-661-3611

4th Annual Maui Jazz & Blues Festival

THE 4th Annual Maui Jazz & Blues Festival at the Royal Lahaina Resort, Ocean Front JazzFEST Venue! Gates open at 4:30PM. Join us for an Historic evening of Jazz & Blues! Tickets on Sale Monday July 21st! General admission $40; VIP tickets $80; VIP PREMIER TABLE for 10– $1000 Buy your tickets on line at www.mauijazzandbluesfestival.com

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