Is the New Shanghai Circus Really from China?

Most of acrobats and contortionists who make up the New Shanghai Circus have been training in China since they were eight or 10 years old. They’ve been visiting Maui for a few years now, and soon will do so again. The circus comes to town (that would be the Maui Arts & Cultural Center) on Jan. […]

This Friday, Sept. 19: Ron White at the MACC

Hailing from the Lone Star State is Grammy-nominated Blue Collar Comedy Tour-featured artist Ron White. The self proclaimed redneck will take Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s stage this Friday on the Maui leg of his tour. Having sold more than 10 million albums, White continues to make audiences laugh. $45-$65. 7:3opm. Maui Arts and Cultural Center (One […]

POSTPONED: This Friday, August 8: Maui Calls @MauiArtsCulture

NOTE: This event has been postponed due to projected storms this weekend. This year, the theme of Maui Calls–the Maui Arts and Culture Center‘s annual fundraising gala–is “Celebrating the Songs of Hawaii.” It will feature chef-crafted samplings, an extensive wine list and live Hawaiian music. You can also shop the silent and live auction, which will be packed […]

This Sunday, July 13: Charice Pempengco @MauiArtsCulture

YouTube sensation, Billboard chart topper and X Factor Philippines judge Charice Pempengco will take to the Maui Arts and Cultural Center stage this Sunday. Producer David Foster and Oprah Winfrey are just a couple of fans who’ve cheered on Charice. Her hit singles include “Pyramid” and “Before It Explodes.” She also crossed over into television by landing a role […]

World Cup Fans: USA vs Belgium on Big Screen at Castle Theatre 10am Today

  Watch it at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s beautiful big screen!

Matisyahu Q & A

Musician and activist Matthew Paul Miller, known by his Hebrew name Matisyahu, took the Maui Arts & Cultural Center Stage with Steel Pulse on June 14th, 2014. We caught up with him to talk about his new album, Akeda. MAUITIME: Welcome to Maui, Matisyahu! Reggae really resonates with Hawaii. Can you remind us how you […]

This Sunday, June 22: 23rd Annual Ki Ho’alu Slack Key Guitar Festival

This Sunday, the Maui Arts and Cultural Center and The Maui News are presenting the 23rd annual Ki Ho’alu Slack Key Guitar Festival. Featured performers will include Danny Carvalho, Hapa (Barry Flanagan), Stephen Inglis, John Ka’aina, George Kahumoku, Keale, Kaoru Kohnoike, George Ku, LT Smooth, Bobby Moderow, Brother Noland, Jeff Peterson, Glen Smith and Paul Togioka. The public […]

MauiTime’s Awesome Calendar of Events | May 29-June 4th, 2014

BIG SHOWS FEEL DI VIBZ- Fri, May 30. Come Upcountry this Friday night and check out the “Bring Them Together” album release party with The Lambsbread & Messenjah Selah LIVE. Roots Reggae, Dancehall, and a likkle bit mo fyah! Every last Friday of the month with DJ Irie Dole of Q103/Jah Warrior Shelter Hi-Fi, and […]

This Thursday, May 29: Xavier Rudd @MauiArtsCulture

Australian native Xavier Rudd takes the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater stage this Thursday. The one-man show has taken Australia and Canada’s music festival stages by storm. Surrounded by a host of instruments, the barefoot singer often uses music to highlight social and spiritual themes. From his drums to didgeridoos, he makes a whole range of unique and […]

Here’s Why Dean Wong Of Maui’s Imua Family Services Will Never Stop Dreaming


Dean Wong is a dreamer. Not the kind who sits and ponders “what if,” the one who truly believes that a person can make his or her personal and career visions a reality. “I’ve always believed that anything you dream can be possible,” Wong says. “I’ve never not believed that the things you dream can […]