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 […]

Wailuku First Friday Town Party

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Pau hana your week and first Friday of the month with 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 eateries. With much to explore, kama’aina and tourists alike mingle with Wailuku’s rich history as a backdrop. Gather with friends in […]

New Restaurant Kokopele adds their Caribbean flair to the Wailuku Banyan Tree

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There’s a transformation afoot at the corner of Vineyard and Market in Wailuku. It centers around the cute Caribbean-inspired food truck known as Kokopele, a co-op created by Jotham Hall, Kelli Love, Cory and Dana Foht and Mike Flint. The group has dedicated themselves to generating an oasis under the banyan tree, forming a collective location […]

Ikaika Nui Extreme Obstacle Challenge

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The Ikaika Nui Extreme Obstacle Challenge ups the ante this Sunday, Aug. 2 at Mendes Ranch. Featuring a 2.4 mile course lined with 14-18 obstacles, this challenge will surely test your mental and physical stamina. Be ready to crawl, slip, slide and fall for what’s promising to be a muddy yet colorful course. Entertainment and food […]

Bay to Hawaii Blue Moon Festival at the Wailuku Banyan Tree

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Kokopele Maui presents the Blue Moon Festival this Friday, July 31 under Wailuku’s Banyan tree. The evening’s lineup includes Kreayshawn, The Grouch, The Free Radicals Projekt and more. The event is open to all ages and various vendors will be on hand with food available for purchase. Be sure to check out Kokopele’s famous jerk […]

The Day The Fire Hydrant Broke In Wailuku Town

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In case you were wondering why images of water cascading 80-plus feet into the Wailuku sky were filling your social media timelines this morning, it’s sadly not because the county just installed a Vegas-like water fountain on Market Street. Apparently, this morning a car drove over a fire hydrant in front of the Market Street […]

Maui Ki-Aikido Kiatsu Workshop

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Maui Ki-Aikido presents a Kiatsu Workshop with Sensei Joni Jackson this Saturday, July 18. Students will learn the art of “pressing with ki.” Recommended for teens and adults, instruction will be given by a six-degree Aikido black belt and certified Kiatsu therapist. $10. 10am-12noon. Maui Ki-Aikido (194 S. Market St., Wailuku); 808-244-5165, Mauiaikido.com -Marina Satoafaiga […]

Valley Isle Road Runners hosts Iao Valley 10K

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Valley Isle Road Runners (VIRR) is inviting members and non-members for its annual Iao Valley 10K this Saturday, July 18. The course will begin and end at the Wailuku Municipal Parking Lot and takes runners down Vineyard Street and into Iao Valley. Registration includes a race day shirt and medals for top three male and female finishers. Remember to pickup up your […]

Night at the Reef at Maui Ocean Center

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Coral reproduction season has arrived and the Maui Ocean Center invites you to a Night at the Reef this Friday, July 17. Explore a variety of coral, talk story with an MOC ocean naturalist and witness the nocturnal behavior of the aquarium’s marine life. Representatives from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Project S.E.A.-Link, Mālama Maui Nui, Maui […]

Picnic for Poki presents Ah-Tim Eleniki

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Grab your lunch and join Roselani Place under the shade this Thursday, July 16th for Picnic for Poki on the Ka`ahumanu Church lawn. This month’s show will feature live music by Ah-Tim Eleniki, with guest Joey Vierra. Reminiscent of classic Hawaiian Musicians, Eleniki’s full body voice will send chills up your spine. Polish off your […]

‘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

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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

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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

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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

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  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

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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 […]