Eh Crazy Driver!

Eh Brah! I’m not trying to offend you by passing you on the road–I’m just trying to get to where I was going. Live and let live! I may be from the Mainland, but I live here now. When I go somewhere distant, I drive, just as you do you. But in no way was I trying […]

This Tuesday, Nov. 11: Dine Out For Hospice Maui

On Tuesday, Dine Out For Hospice Maui will partner with 36 restaurants island-wide for a culinary benefit with something for everyone. Designed to be convenient for participants with locations in each region on Maui and during each meal time, the public is urged to eat out and your meal will benefit Hospice Maui’s continued efforts. For […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

Conde Nast Traveler Says Maui Is NO LONGER Top Island In World

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After two consecutive decades of getting named Conde Nast Traveler‘s “Top Island In The World,” Maui has dropped to mere third in this year’s rankings. “Hawaii’s second-largest island boasts rugged terrain, volcanic beaches, and the towering Mt. Haleakala,” Conde Nast Traveler said about Maui this year. “It’s the place to be for snorkelers, hikers, and […]

Anthony Pignataro

About Anthony Pignataro

Anthony Pignataro has been a journalist since 1996. He started work as MauiTime's Editor in 2003, took a couple years off starting in 2008, then returned to the staff in 2011. He's the author of "Stealing Cars With The Pros," a 2013 collection of his journalism and the Maui novels "Small Island" (2011) and "The Dead Season" (2012)–all of which were published by Event Horizon Press. In 2014, his one-act play "War Stories" won second place in the Maui Fringe Festival.

UPDATED: Mutual Publishing Releases Updated ‘Maui: A History’

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One of the greatest errors a person can make when picking up a history book is thinking that it represents the only narrative of a given place or time period. In fact, stories about a given event vary widely, depending on point of view (those in power often have a very different take than those […]

Anthony Pignataro

About Anthony Pignataro

Anthony Pignataro has been a journalist since 1996. He started work as MauiTime's Editor in 2003, took a couple years off starting in 2008, then returned to the staff in 2011. He's the author of "Stealing Cars With The Pros," a 2013 collection of his journalism and the Maui novels "Small Island" (2011) and "The Dead Season" (2012)–all of which were published by Event Horizon Press. In 2014, his one-act play "War Stories" won second place in the Maui Fringe Festival.

This Saturday, Sept. 27: Tiffany Chou Sample Sale

Grab your gal pals, sip complimentary boba beverages and shop designer Tiffany Chou’s first sample sale on Maui this Saturday. The Art Institute of Chicago (and Seabury Hall!) alum has worked with David LaChapelle and Ralph Lauren, among other notable designers. Enjoy big savings while shopping her new inventory. 3pm-6pm. Seabury Hall (480 Olinda Rd., Makawao), Tiffanychou.com -Marina Satoafaiga […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

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 […]

Suzanne Kayian

About Suzanne Kayian

Suzanne Kayian is a Maui-based writer, public relations specialist and social media zealot. With more than 20 years experience, Suzanne has contributed to a variety of publications ranging from local independent magazines to corporate international websites. She also designs and implements PR and promotional campaigns for an assortment of clients including musicians, filmmakers and art galleries. Twitter: https://twitter.com/MauiZan

This Friday, Aug 22: Kihei Fourth Friday Town Party

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Head south for the monthly Kihei Fourth Friday town party at Azeka Shopping Center. With food trucks, activities, entertainment, crafters and keiki games, there’s something for everyone. There will also be live music from bluegrass artist Flat Jackson and the upbeat rhythms of Pacific Empire. Halau Hula Ola’ i Hou will perform while the Royal Kings will be on the […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

This Tuesday through Friday, Aug. 19-22: Blood Drive

Beginning Tuesday, the Blood Bank of Hawaii will be at The Walter Cameron Center for the end of their summer blood drive. Donors should be at least 18, in good health, weight at least 110 pounds, possess a valid ID with birth date. Prior to arriving, be sure to confirm times and locations. Come one, come […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

This Friday, Aug. 15: Makawao Third Friday

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Go back to the days of the paniolo and small town charm this Friday. The Makawao Town Party returns for another evening of crafters, community and celebration. Locals and tourist alike are welcome to enjoy live entertainment, shop merchants and savor the unique flavors of this Upcountry town. Parking can be found at Makawao Base Yard, Makawao […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

This Monday through Saturday, July 28-Aug 3: Jazz Maui 2014

Arts Education for Children Group is presenting Jazz Maui 2014. It starts Monday, July 28 and runs through Saturday, Aug. 3. The festival will  feature performances from Valery Ponomarev, Tommy James and Hawaii’s Amy Hānaiali’i. Jazz Maui will also provide various workshops for musicians including one on horns with Valery Ponomarev, a Big Band Swing seminar with Tommy James and a […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity