Stars for Keiki benefit for Friends of the Children’s Justice Center of Maui


The Friends of the Children’s Justice Center of Maui invite you to celebrate the agency’s 25th Anniversary show “Stars for Keiki” this Friday, Oct. 10 at the King Kamehameha Golf Club. It’s an evening benefiting the agency’s mission of preventing child abuse and neglect in Maui County and guests will enjoy performances from flutist Lauralei Singsank and Halau Kamaluokaleihulu. Snag special […]

Kapena Reunion Show at War Memorial Complex


Commemorating three decades of island music, the Na Hoku Hanohano award winners and the original founding members of Kapena will put on a reunion concert this Saturday, Oct. 10 at War Memorial. The pioneers of “Jawaiian” music–Kelly Boy De Lima, Timo Tatofi and Tiva Tatofi–will reunite for an evening of classic renditions like “Reggae Train” and “Masese.” FIJI, Bruddah Waltah and Sly Dog will also […]

Maui Liquor Commission finally schedules dancing rule hearing 6 days after state deadline


So this Thursday, Oct. 1 is the ostensible deadline for the County of Maui to get its act together in regards to Act 136, the new state law that requires county Liquor Commissions to define dancing (since they’re so insistent on enforcing dancing restrictions). “No later than October 1, 2015, each county liquor commission that […]

Kokua Ka Hale Pule at the Velma Santos Community Center


Kokua Ka Hale Pule (Support the Church) this Friday, Oct. 2 at the Velma Santos Community Center in Wailuku. It’s a benefit for the historic Ka`ahumanu Church, the grounds of which were part of the royal compound of Kahekili, the 13th king of Maui. You’ll see Aunty Hulu Lindsey, `Ahumanu; Hawaiian Serenaders; Ka Pa Hula O Maui halau, and the […]

Wailuku Elementary School Garden Work Day


All ages are welcome to the Wailuku School Garden work day this Saturday, Sept. 26. Kokua with turning cover crops, seeding vegetable starts, composting, building a worm bin, refurbishing a bamboo garden tunnel, creating garden signs and more. Light snacks, sunscreen and water will be provided. Volunteers are welcome to bring weeding tools, shovels and wheelbarrows. 8:30-11:30am. […]

Free Math Workshop at Puu Kukui Elementary School


Maui Math Circle (MMC) invites students in grades three through five for a free math workshop this Saturday, Sept. 26 at Pu`u Kukui Elementary School. The program offers keiki in grade school the opportunity to explore advanced math concepts and problem-solving skills with middle and high school student mentors. The program exposes younger students to STEM education who otherwise may not have […]

93rd Annual Maui Fair


The 93rd annual Maui Fair returns to War Memorial Park this Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 24-27. The Fair Parade will kick off the festivities at 4:30pm on Thursday. Don’t miss out on some of Maui’s best in livestock and poultry exhibits. Special Fair Day returns on Friday, allowing those to attend who may otherwise not have the […]

Kokua Fair Walking Tour of Historic Wailuku

This historic walking tour will be led by Wallette Pellegrino. Sign-ups will be at the Maui County Kokua Fair and highlights of the tour will include the Wailuku Union Church, Wailuku Public Library, Territorial Building, Kaahumanu Church, Alexander House, Bailey House, Hawaiian Cemetery, Good Shepherd Church, and the Old Wailuku Courthouse

Maui County Kokua Fair

The event will highlight what truly makes Maui the best community in the world by creating awareness about all of the many services and resources available on Maui. In addition to dozens of non-profit booths, there will be food trucks, local top entertainment (like Elvis impersonator Darren Lee), door prizes, a historical walking tour of […]

New Restaurant 808 on Main opens in Wailuku Maui Hawaii

808 on Main new wailuku maui restaurant josh and jim richardson jonathan cruthers happy hour lunch sandwiches

Wailuku hit the artisan sandwich lottery when 808 on Main opened a few weeks ago. While it seems odd that we didn’t have a panini shop within 10 miles of town, I’m now addicted to eating them. What’s more, 808 on Main has taken it upon themselves to also offer us cocktails and wine–and a 4-7pm pau […]

Eh Brah: Mahalo to the two guys who fixed my broken fender!


Here’s a huge mahalo to the man on the moped who stopped to take a look at my nearly taken-off front bumper and told me to go to Long’s to get tape. Because of Moped Man’s advice, a bigger mahalo to the gentleman I met at Long’s for helping me put together my fender with […]

‘Maui Still Has A Chance’ – Talking story with Albert Perez, Maui Tomorrow’s new executive director


If it seems to you that the problems facing Maui today–more traffic, less affordable housing, stream flow politics, cane burning–seem overwhelming, it just means that you’re paying attention. Maintaining even our current quality of life on Maui isn’t easy, and making it better for the next generation can seem all but impossible. It’s not impossible, […]

Maui County Council candidate Joe Blackburn now handing out free donuts


When you’ve already lost the same election twice in a row, I guess you need to try some unusual campaign tactics. In his third attempt now at winning the Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu Maui County Council seat, land broker Joe Blackburn has already told the press that he and his people would pluck weeds from Eha Street in Wailuku and give out free […]

Hawaii State Judiciary Self-Help Centers celebrate big milestone


Looks like the Hawaii State Judiciary’s Self-Help Centers have helped their 10,000th person. These are centers, located statewide, that are set up to provide legal consultation to people representing themselves in court. According to the judiciary, these centers are free to litigants and cost the state “virtually” nothing. “This milestone is a testament to the […]

Women’s Health and Wellness Fair at Kaiser Permanente in Wailuku


Kaiser Permanente invites members for a health check up this Saturday, Sept. 19 during its Health and Wellness Fair. Specifically catered to the ladies, the morning will feature skin cancer exams, mammograms, flu shots, relaxing healing touch sessions and more. Want to kick that smoking habit? Learn how, along with other health tips. Childcare is available. […]

Maui County Kokua Fair in Wailuku


Maui County Kokua Fair will highlight dozens of nonprofits this Saturday, Sept. 19 in front the Kalana O Maui Building in Wailuku. Educate yourself on various services that are offered, volunteer opportunities and donor possibilities. The entertainment lineup includes performers from Old Lahaina Luau, Maui Taiko, Elvis impersonator Darren Lee of Burn’n Love and Zumba by Rayo […]