Dazoo Paia Closing and Bam’s Pizza in Kihei Close

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Dazoo is closing in Paia. But I doubt this is the last we’ll see of the creative cocktails Master Mixologist Jimmy Shoemaker created, though as yet we don’t know where he’ll rise again. In the mean time, get to Paia on and sip your last Mr. Grey or Thyme Warp while you say your goodbyes […]

Eh loitering ladies in Paia!

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To the two ladies sitting on the sidewalk in Paia: If you two had any common sense at all, you wouldn’t sit on the sidewalk right at the point of entry to  a neighborhood. First, it’s illegal to block sidewalks as they’re meant for people to walk on (not people like you who make people […]

Eric Gilliom Band at Charley’s


The Eric Gilliom Band returns to Charley’s this Friday, May 15, for a twilight performance. Plus, his sister Amy Hanaialii will be a featured special guest. Sharing a passion for community theater and music, you want to don’t miss the brother-sister duo in action. $15. 21+. 9:30pm. Charley’s (142 Hana Hwy., Paia), Charleysmaui.com -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo courtesy of […]

Jungle Rumble at Charley’s

DJ Boomshot. Courtesy of djboomshot.com

This Friday, May 8, the second annual Jungle Rumble returns to Charley’s in Paia. Featuring DJ Jaybee from Florida, the evening lineup will also include DJ Boomshot and DJ Bassnymph. Bring your best hip hop to the dance floor. $10. 9:30pm. 21+. Charley’s (142 Hana Hwy., Paia), Charleysmaui.com -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo courtesy DJBoomshot.com

Eh racist driver in Paia!


I was walking down the street in Paia with my father and turned and crossed the road using the crosswalk as you rudely drove by yelling “Fucking Haoles!” Don’t you know the part about pedestrians having the right away, especially in crosswalks? Or maybe you don’t know how to respect your elders (my dad is 67 and one cool haole […]



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Help out the Hawaii Wildlife Fund by eating at Dazoo this Monday night

Dine out at Dazoo for the Hawaii Wildlife Fund (HWF) this Monday. A portion of dinner sales proceeds will be go to the HWF. They’re a non-profit conservation organization that protects Hawaii’s native wildlife through research, education and advocacy. The evening will feature a specialty themed cocktail, “The Tipsy Turtle,” a collaborative effort by Dazoo’s bartender Jimmy Shoemaker […]

Pau Wednesdays with Jimmy Shoemaker


Pau Wednesdays at Dazoo   It’s getting so that I can’t wait for the third Wednesday of the month to see what professional bar man Jimmy Shoemaker is going to come up with for Pau Night at Dazoo. This week’s installation falls on the day after St. Patrick’s Day, so pull up your green hose […]

Want to get wine smarts? Sign up for Da Vine Art Wine Class

Da Vine Art Wine Class Rodney Rodrigues

Wineducation I’ve always want to learn more about wine, and its ever-expanding universe of grapes, terroir and climates. But like most people, my reason is simple: I just want to make a better choice at the store or restaurant. And for that, the new wine class at Da Vine Art is ideal. Maui boy Rodney Rodrigues is the teacher, […]

Help ROOTS School this Tuesday at their Rock ‘n Brews benefit

Dust off your tam o’shanter and shimmy on down to Rock & Brews for a St. Patty’s Day benefit for ROOTS School. This Tuesday when you dine, a portion of proceeds will benefit the Haiku project-based private school. Stroll the silent auction and don’t forget to strap on your favorite cap. 5-9pm. Rock & Brews […]

Saturday, Feb. 7: One Night Stand with BrownChicken BrownCow StringBand

BrownChicken BrownCow will appear at Charley’s for a One Night Stand this Saturday. Featuring music from the string band’s previous albums, the show will include a lineup of original music from the group’s five albums as well as a few new tunes. The only show promising the entire band, presale tickets have already sold out! $20 door. Charley’s Restaurant and […]

Thursday, Feb. 5: Happy Birthday Bob Marley

Celebrate the music of Jamaican Reggae legend Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley during a Birthday Tribute this Thursday at Charley’s. Marty Dread, Nara Boone, The Kryptones, Kanoa and DJ Boomshot will pay homage to the singer-songwriter’s commitment and influence, not only in music but throughout his life, from his days with the Wailers to his solo career. […]

This Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 17 and 18: Paia Bay Beachfest

Surf’s up this Saturday and Sunday for the 18th annual Paia Bay Beachfest. Maui’s young bodyboarders and surfers will show off their best tricks and barrel-riding abilities during this two-day family friendly fest. The $20 entry fee for competitors includes lunch from the PYCC Paia Bay Cafe, an event T-shirt and awards ceremony at sunset. Attendees can enjoy […]

This Friday, Jan. 16: ’90s Night at Charley’s

Groove to your favorite ’90s tunes and videos with DJ Blast this Friday at Charley’s in Paia. Dress to impress in your best ’90s gear and break it down on the dance floor like it’s 1999 (or 1993, for that matter). Flashback to the era of the Backstreet Boys, TLC and Whitney Houston! 21+. 10pm. $5 before […]

This Friday through Monday, Jan. 8-11: Leftover Salmon

Not your average holiday fare, Leftover Salmon returns to Maui for a weekend of what should be great performances. Catch the string band on Thursday and Friday at Charley’s in Paia and on Saturday and Sunday at The Mill House in Waikapu. Originally from Boulder, the blue grass bandits are celebrating more than two decades of their own […]