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


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


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, -Marina Satoafaiga […]

Valley Isle Road Runners hosts Iao Valley 10K


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


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


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


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 […]