International Go Topless Day at Rainbow Park


Nip slips are now a symbol of our equal rights under the U.S. Constitution. Following the men who took to the beaches of Atlantic City in 1935 and proclaimed their right to expose their pecs, the women of Maui will celebrate International Go Topless Day at Rainbow Park in Paia this Sunday, Aug. 23 from 3pm to 5pm. And […]

DJ JAMAL at Charley’s Restaurant and Saloon

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Get in the mix with San Francisco’s drum and bass scene’s preeminent DJ JAMAL this Friday, Aug. 14 at Charley’s. With more than a decade on the electronic music scene, JAMAL has been associated with Commercial Suicide, Project 51 and Stamina Sundays. Joining him in will be DJs Matos + Lovelace and Boomshot & Olivia Foxglove. 21+. 9:30 pm. $5 […]

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Quizunderstood: How well do you know the Trans Pacific Partnership protests on Kaanapali Beach?


1. During the July 29 protests on Ka‘anapali Beach against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks, activists claim they broke the world record for unified sounding of a conch shell. About how many people participated, according to activists? A. 300 B. 350 C. 400 D. 450 E. 500 2. On July 31, the County of […]

Maui Pranksters’ tribute to Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead


Celebrate the life and music of Jerry Garcia & The Grateful Dead with the Maui Pranksters this Saturday, Aug. 1 at Charley’s. The “The Days Between” show will feature the Maui Pranksters’ psychedelic, jam rock. Inspired by Jerry Garcia and Grateful Dead songs, the group continue on this North Shore tradition. 21+ 10pm. $10. Charley’s Restaurant and […]

Glen Simkins of Coconut Glen’s Celebrates National Ice Cream Day with a Scavenger Hunt in Paia

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National Ice Cream Day has always been an important day for Glen Simkins. The team at his farm that grows the ingredients used in his Coconut Glen’s vegan ice cream celebrate every third Sunday in July with a scavenger hunt on the property. This year, Simkins–“Coconut Glen” himself–wants to share this special day and tradition […]

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Rockin’ Food and Beer Festival


  Rock & Brews Paia and Maui Brewing Co. invite you to a special party this Saturday, July 11. It’s called the Rockin’ Food and Beer Festival, and it’s a benefit for the Maui Food Bank. Guests can sample 10 Maui Brewing Co. brews and dishes from Rock & Brews kitchen. Special guests include KISS frontman Paul Stanley and […]

Paia Obon Dance Festival


The island-wide Obon Dance Festival continues with a stop at the Paia Mantokuji Mission this Friday, July 10 and 11. Rooted in Buddhist practice, the festival honors ancestors with ritual food offerings, lantern lighting and dance. The festival has evolved into a Japanese cultural event, complete with colorful celebration, local food, music and more. Free. 6pm service. […]

Farmers Market In Paia

Island grown fruit smoothies, coconut water and fresh juices. Organically grown Maui fruits and veggies. Produce Boxes available. Support your local farmers at One Love market at the Historic Paia Train Station

Maui Comedy Festival presents Todd Barry


The Maui Comedy Festival Summer Series presents stand-up comedian Todd Barry this Saturday, June 20 at Charley’s. The New York native has an impressive resume that includes appearances on Dr. Katz, Delocated on Adult Swim and FX’s Louie. Barry has also appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Central. $20. 8-11pm. […]

Stephen Spaulding’s ‘Bali High’ screening at Puka Puka


Anthology Recordings and Puka Puka are presenting a screening of the classic 1981 underground film Bali High this Thursday, June 18. The Stephen Spaulding film explores some of the world’s most beautiful surfing destinations, from Indonesia to Hawaii. Peter McCabe, Tommy Carroll and Larry Blair are just some of the wave riders featured in the surfing odyssey. Limited […]

’90s Night at Charley’s in Paia


DJ Blast is back and taking you on a magic carpet ride to the ’90s at Charley’s. This Friday, May 29, dress as your favorite ’90s character and bring your moves. Don’t be afraid to break it down on the dance floor like it’s 1999. Flashback to the years of “Baby Got Back,” “Can’t Touch […]

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), -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo courtesy of […]