Friday, Feb. 6: Wailuku First Friday


Feel the love during February’s Wailuku First Friday town party this Friday. Body Alive Yoga will serve up another round of free yoga (4:45 pm). I Want Candy takes the Maui Thing stage (6pm-9pm); shortly after, a lion dancer will kick off the Year of the Ram. Grab dinner and enjoy beats courtesy of Maui Rumba. Pau hana begins […]

Maui Children’s Bookstore Does Book Drive For Homeless Keiki

Amanda Robson at Maui’s Children’s Bookstore has launched a Holiday Book Drive to support homeless children on Maui. The books will be donated to the Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Center in Wailuku. Robson also plans to gather the children for a special holiday story-time when she delivers the books. “The more a […]

Wailuku Town: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly


By Susan Halas As a Wailuku resident for more than 30 years and a property owner for going on 15, I’m always surprised how much I like the area and continuously dismayed that such a charming town is treated as such a step-child by local officials for decades on end. Wailuku has the nicest people, […]

This Friday, Oct. 3: Wailuku First Friday


Need an alternative to the Maui Fair chaos? Check out the Wailuku First Friday town party. Lined with various merchants, Market Street will welcome fall, Wailuku-style. Wind down your work week with Body Alive Yoga (4:45pm). Grab a cup of coffee at Wailuku Coffee Company or just take your pick of sweet treats from street vendors. Shop local […]

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie Kicks And Screams As He Lets Financial Disclosure Bill Become Law


So yesterday Governor Neil Abercrombie announced that he was rescinding his earlier intention to veto SB 2682–which adds to the list of public officials whose Financial Disclosure Statements are considered public documents–and will let the bill become law without his signature (the bill unaminously passed the Legislature). Abercrombie had earlier told Honolulu Civil Beat that the […]

This Friday, July 4: Maui Thing’s Cheers to Six Years Anniversary Fashion Show

This Fourth of July, Maui Thing will celebrate their sixth birthday in style and everyone’s invited to the party! To kick off the store’s “Cheers to Six Years” celebration, Mishka and the Freeradicals Projeckt are ready to rock Wailuku Town with a free concert. Models wearing Maui Thing’s new summer line will join the band onstage for a stunning […]

This Friday, March 7: Wailuku First Friday


This Friday, rally the family for Wailuku’s monthly town party. Wind down from your week with free yoga at Body Alive Yoga (4:45pm). The Maui Thing stage will feature live music from Rootz N Creation (6:15pm) followed by the bluegrass band Brown Chicken Brown Cow (7:30pm). Or you can catch Maui OnStage’s 7:30pm showing of their latest production of […]

This Friday, Feb. 7: Wailuku First Friday


Wailuku First Friday returns with a full lineup of entertainment, food and community this Friday. Body Alive Yoga will serve up another round of free First Friday yoga (4:45 pm). Derick Sebastian will set the mood on the Maui Thing stage, followed by Da Braddahs (7:30pm). Catch Dr. Nat Rio live under the Banyan Tree (6pm) […]

This Firday, Jan. 3: Wailuku First Friday


Welcome in the New Year under the Maui moon at Wailuku First Friday. The Maui Thing stage will feature Push-O-Verse and Freedom’s Project while the Boys and Girls Club breaks a move. Quench your thirst at the beer and wine garden, complete with live Hawaiian music and proceeds benefiting native Hawaiian healing and cultural practices. […]

What the Stork Says: Baby Gifts on Maui

Onesies are all the rage for the diaper-wearing crew, and you don’t need anything else in the tropical weather. My Little Maui has the softest screen prints with cute sayings like “miso cute” found at Blue Ginger Stores. The kid tees at MauiThing are cool, too. MauiThing, 7 N. Market St., Wailuku; 808-249-0215; Blue […]

This Saturday, Dec. 15: 2nd Annual Pie Bakeoff and Ornament Art Show at Wailuku Coffee Company

Still craving pie after Thanksgiving? Wailuku Coffee Company is hosting its second annual Pumpkin Pie Bake Off and Ornament art show. All are invited to bring their best in pie, a hand-crafted ornament or toy to donate, all benefiting the Friends of the Childrens Justice Center of Maui, Inc. Entrees for the pie bake off […]

2012 @MauiTime Fashion on Maui Issue – Road Trip!

Lokelani garden-Rebekah Kuby-medres

By Jen Russo Let’s start with an admission: we had no idea how to do another fashion issue. Sure, the staff got together and talked over various ideas and themes, but nothing seemed to click. Lucky we live Maui, where fashion doesn’t need to follow catwalk convention nor seasonal restraints. Honoring the skimpy skin savvy […]

Maui Thing Celebrates Three Years in Wailuku with new collection and willie k

Maui Thing is another year older and wiser. The small retail shop located on Market Street is known for its organic feel good designs done locally and its iconic octopus logo. Saedene Ota from Sae Design decided to to open the business deciding her Maui Thing brand would transcend the beach culture island wear with […]

MauiTime’s 2010 Local Gift Guide: “Lady (and Gentleman) in Satin”

Mahina - Photo by Sean Hower

*** This year, be a bad-ass Santa and stuff your stocking with these rockin’ local gifts… by Jen Russo, Jacob Shafer and Anu Yagi (CLICK HERE for more) What to get a girl on Maui? Can be as simple and small as a bikini.  Maui Girl in Paia has locally designed suits, in classic and […]

This Week’s Pick for Friday Night: Wailuku First Friday

Wailuku First Friday

Friday (September 3), 6-8pm, Market Street, Wailuku, Free Whereas “spreading da aloha” is code for promiscuity, to “practice aloha” is entirely pono—and the theme of this month’s Wailuku First Friday festivities. The night plays host to the opening ceremonies for the annual Festivals of Aloha (6pm), with honorary chairperson Danny Mateo and cultural adviser Kaponoani […]

Erin Smith @erinsmith808 Puts Another Notch In Her Belt w @mauithing @soleillunasalon


Girls Gone Rockin’ Mulligans on the Blue, this Wednesday Sept 1, 2010 9pm to 11pm, $7 for ladies includes a drink, boys free Maui rock phenom Erin Smith isn’t satisfied sitting on her duff at home writing sonnets and songs to her husband. She needs more, how much more? How about a night of rocking […]