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, door prizes, a historical walking tour of Wailuku town, as well as […]

‘The Addams Family’ at the Iao Theater

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Maui OnStage presents The Addams Family, beginning this Friday, July 10 at the Iao Theater. Follow along as Wednesday Addams falls in love with a young man and invites him to dinner with the entire family. Gomez and Morticia find out just how “normal’ he is during a revealing evening at the Addams. The show is directed by Michael Pulliam, […]

Maui County finally honors its African-American history


For better or worse, we all live in historic times. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is every bit as protected by the Constitution as hetero marriage. The flying of Confederate battle flags at state capitols across the South–an act begun in the mid-20th century in response to the Civil Rights movement–may […]

Wailuku First Friday Town Party


Kickoff your July 4th Weekend this Friday, July 3 at the Wailuku First Friday town party. Shop local merchants, enjoy live music at every corner and pick up dinner for the ohana from the town’s favorite restaurants. Pau hana with friends in the beer garden and benefit Kumu A’o Inc. complete with live Hawaiian music. Be sure […]

Three Information Sessions for immigrants in Maui County coming soon


The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and the County of Maui’s Immigrant Services Division will be hosting three “Information Sessions” later this week for immigrants. The workshops will cover “employment eligibility, green cards, naturalization, petition for relatives and other issues,” according to a June 22 news release from the county. Here’s the schedule: Thursday, June 25, 2015 […]

Relay For Life 2015


  The American Cancer Society‘s Relay For Life 2015 (Central & South Maui) returns to War Memorial this Saturday and Sunday, June 27-28. Honoring cancer survivors, it’s a way to keep the memory of those who fought and those battling the disease. Teams participate in the 24-hour event, walking to raise money. Money raised will fuel […]

Super Hero Academy at Wailuku Public Library


The Hawaii State Public Library System‘s 2015 Children’s Summer Reading Program continues with Super Hero Academy this Tuesday, June 23 at the Wailuku Public Library. Keiki five and older are invited to make secret messages using lemons, create Super Library-Ann & Captain Read-A-Lot crafts and explore the superheroes within themselves. Keiki will read and learn about […]

UPDATED: What happened during the June 13 Maui Police shooting?


[NOTE: This post has been updated with additional information from the Maui Police Department. Update is below.] In response to heightened awareness around the world of police shootings in the U.S., London’s Guardian newspaper started a new website called The Counted, which provides a running tally of people killed by American cops this year for […]

Hot Tuna at The Mill House


Hot Tuna returns to Hawaii this Sunday, June 21 for an acoustic performance at The Mill House. Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, original members of Jefferson Airplane, are still entertaining audiences 46 years later with blues tunes. Maui’s Randall Rospond will play a solo opening set (6:15pm). $30-50, 7-10pm. The Mill House (1670 Honoapiilani Hwy., Waikapu), […]

CORRECTED: FEAST–Fire, an homage to the masculine


Feast* this Saturday, June 20 at The Mill House. Enjoy a three-course farm-to-table menu crafted by Aipono Chef of the Year Jeff Scheer. The evening continues with a dance floor boogie from DJ Boomshot. Choreographer Wade Robson of MTV’s The Wade Robson Project will lead a dance lesson after dinner. Only 60 tickets will be available. $25-125. 4-7pm. The Millhouse […]

Nonviolent Communication for the Next Generation


Network for Nonviolent Communication presents Nonviolent Communication for the Next Generation. It’s three days of training for educators that runs from Tuesday, June 16 through Thursday, June 18 at the J. Walter Cameron Center. Led by two certified trainers, the course will offer practical and powerful ways to connect with students based on the concept of “power […]

County Managing Director Keith Regan announces 2016 run for Maui County Council


It should surprise no one that County of Maui Managing Director Keith Regan is running for office. On Friday, June 5, Regan’s wife Lynn Araki-Regan sent out a press release stating that next year her husband would run for the Wailuku County Council seat. That seat’s currently held by Mike Victorino, but term limits bar […]

Wailuku First Friday Town Party


Wind down your week at Body Alive Yoga, then stroll Market street, shop local merchants and pick up dinner from the town’s restaurants during June’s Wailuku First Friday. Enjoy a variety of flavors, from Sumo Dogs to chow fun and all things in between. Pau hana with friends in the beer garden. And, of course, take a minute […]

Read to a Therapy Dog at the Wailuku Public Library


Assistance Dogs of Hawaii stops at the Wailuku Public Library this Thursday, June 4, and keiki are invited to read to their canines. Bring your child for a fun way to practice their literacy skills with our furry friends. Each keiki will be given 15-minute reading opportunities with a therapy dog. All keiki must be accompanied […]

Malama Maui Nui Beach Cleanup at River Mouth


All hands on deck this Saturday, May 30, for Malama Maui Nui’s cleanup at “River Mouth.” It’s adjacent to ‘Iao Stream and volunteers will clear litter to prevent debris from traveling further into the ocean. Home to many species that thrive off the stream’s freshwater as well as the ocean, the River Mouth needs to be kept clean. Email or […]

Huliau Youth Environmental Film Festival


Maui Huliau Foundation presents the fifth annual Huliau Youth Environmental Film Festival this Saturday, May 30, at the Iao Theater. The showcase highlights short films made by Maui youth, ranging in topics from consumption to climate change. The lineup features Distress Call, Wai: A Public Resource, Ready to Stand up, Foam Free Future, Detective Pideon: A Timeless […]