Friday, Dec. 19: Makawao Third Friday


Put on an extra layer for Makawao Third Friday‘s Winter Wonderland Town Party. The evening will start with live music from the Seabury Hall carolers and Shea Derrick & The Cream. You can grab a bite at local food vendors and restaurants while checking your list twice at local merchants and vendors. Maui Hands will host a keiki poetry, […]

Makawao History Museum Releases Cookbook Of Local Recipes

If you love to cook local Maui recipes, then you might want to check out Look What’s Cooking in Makawao, a new cookbook for sale at the Makawao History Museum. It’s a collection of recipes from local residents, with facts about life Upcountry and a few historical photos thrown in. The book, which can be […]

Saturday, Dec. 13: Les Twins Hip Hop Dance Workshop

Professional dancers Larry and Laurent Bourgeois (aka Le Twins) will host a Hip Hop Dance Workshop this Saturday at the Makawao Union Church. Aspiring dancers, professional and beginners are all invited to the masterclass, which will feature a variety of dance styles ranging from hip hop to classical. Find out what it takes to dance with […]

This Wednesday, Dec. 10: Hula Honeys Holiday Concert

The Makawao Public Library hosts the Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winning Hula Honeys this Wednesday for a Holiday Concert. Blending vintage with hip Jazz classics, Ginger Johnson and Robyn Kneubuhl will set the mood with festive cheer. The concert is made possible by the Maui Friends of the Library. Suitable for all ages. Free. 6:30pm. Makawao Public Library […]

Wednesday, Nov. 3: Hui Holidays First Night Celebration

Featuring this year’s unveiling of the “holiday window” installation by Andre Morissette, festive pupu and drinks, this Wednesday’s First Night Celebration will be decked out in holiday loot. The series highlights local artists and vendors while giving the community an opportunity to shop for unique pieces of work. $30. 5pm-8pm. Hui No’eau (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); […]

Eh Bench Thief!

Our gallery, Maui Hands, has been supporting local artists here for 23 years. Our clientele is made up of tourists as well as local customers who appreciate handmade local goods. Recently at our Makawao location, we commissioned a local artist to create a beautiful bench for our parking lot that the entire community could enjoy. […]

FREE EVENT: Author Gail Ainsworth Will Talk Makawao History

The notice for this event came in too late for us to include in our print edition, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go. On Monday, Dec. 1, historian Gail Ainsworth (who wrote Maui Remembers) will speak at the Makawao Public Library on the history of that little town. “Ainsworth, who is Vice President and […]

This Wednesday, Oct. 8: Learn About Maui Native Birds at Makawao Library


  Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project’s Laura Berthold will share photos and discuss the project’s research and habitat restoration efforts this Wednesday at the Makawao Library. Keiki (12+) and adults are invited to learn how this and other projects are helping to save Maui’s native species. Berthold will talk about how these creatures adapted to a […]

This Friday, Sept. 19: Malama Wao Akua Juried Art Exhibit

This Friday, Viewpoints Gallery and East Maui Watershed Partnership presents the 10th annual Malama Wao Akua Juried Art Exhibit’s opening night. Local artists have contributed paintings, sculptures and photographs to the exhibit, which is inspired by Hawaii’s ecosystem. Enjoy a juror’s walk-through (4pm), blessing and recognition ceremony (5pm) and then live music and refreshments. The exhibit will […]