Uncorked with Cane and Canoe sommelier Vanessa Lampson in Kapalua Maui

sommelier Vanessa Lampson cane and canoe lounge wine tasting maui kapalua

If I could, I would spend every Sunday at 5pm with sommelier Vanessa Lampson. Her Uncorked wine tasting is far from ordinary, from the wines she chooses to her descriptions and the way she connects the dots from you to the wine and back. The Cane & Canoe lounge in Kapalua is the perfect location […]

Speed Dating at Whole Foods Maui


Strapped on time? Over the same old dating cycle? Spice up your dating life by joining Whole Foods Maui’s Speed Dating event this Wednesday, May 27. Calling all eligible singles for a time of fun and games in a casual setting. Who knows, maybe you” meet that special someone… Free. 6pm.Whole Foods Market, (70 Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-872-3310; […]

Drew Toonz: What did you say, Mr. Shark?


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Habitat for Humanity Maui hosts Women Build

Courtesy of Habitat for Humanity FB

Habitat for Humanity Maui is joining a nationwide effort this Saturday for “Women Build.” Women of all ages and skill levels are welcome for a day of construction and empowerment. Never built a home before? No worries–on-site instruction and safety precautions will be available. Grab your gal pals and help build a home for someone in need. Call […]

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 […]

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


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Friday, Aug 22: Kihei Fourth Friday Town Party


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 […]

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 […]

This Friday, Aug. 15: Makawao Third Friday


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 […]

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 […]

Interview with Lia Live Before Her Big Kihei Fourth Friday Show

Lia Ledezma Bradley is one of Maui’s most vivacious entertainers. Performing as Lia Live, she’s brought her energy to audiences across the island. We chatted with her before her upcoming performance at Kihei’s Fourth Friday Town Party to find out how dancing with a mop got her started and why her heart lies on Maui. […]

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 […]