Lei Day at the Bailey House Museum and @MauiArtsCultural Center

Courtesy of Helen_Whitney_Kelley

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii and the Bailey House Museum and Maui Arts and Cultural Center want to celebrate with you. The Bailey House will have special exhibits, cultural demonstrations and guest speakers (10am-4pm; free). You can also learn to string floral lei to the live tunes of Walter and Luana Kawaiae’a. Following sunset, head […]

Maui OnStage presents ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’

Zeb Mehring. Courtesy of Brett Wulfson.

Maui OnStage presents Neil Simon’s classic Brighton Beach Memoirs this Friday at the Iao Theater. It follows a Polish-Jewish teenager’s journey to find his identity amidst the chaos of his family. Catch the Tony Award-winning play, which was one of the longest running of its kind. Note: this production is double-casted and will rotate shows. PG-13 with mild adult […]

Jill Engledow talks self-publishing at the Wailuku Public Library

Jill Engledow. Courtesy of Hawaii State Public Library System.

Author and former Maui News reporter/editor Jill Engledow will host a talk on self-publishing this Thursday at the Wailuku Public Library. She will break down how technology can help authors publish and distribute their own books. Engledow has written several books on Maui history, and has experience in both traditional publishing and releasing self-published e-versions of her work. Free. 6:30pm. […]

Katarina Kress is the new baker at Wailuku Coffee Company

Katarina Kress new Baker at Wailuku Coffee Company

My morning coffee habit has lately been getting tempted and tested by lots of new delicious pastries at Wailuku Coffee Company. Coconut chocolate chip scones, Nutella cheesecakes, gluten-free berry lemon muffins, vegan whoopie pie, brie foccacia, herbed popovers, blueberry crumble and fudgey brownies. There’s a whole new selection of goodies everyday. I had to figure […]

Special movie screening at The Mill House


  Brew & View presents a special movie screening at this Saturday, Apr. 25 at The Mill House. Due to “licensing agreements,” the Mill House can’t actually mention the name of the movie, but here’s a hint: it involves a famous treasure hunter searches for the lost ark. So bring your blankets, beach chairs and buddies […]

St. Anthony Grade School’s Fun Daze Bazaar

St. Anthony

Support St. Anthony Grade School this Saturday, Apr. 25, during its annual Fun Daze Bazaar. The day features ono grinds, including St. Joseph’s malasadas, laulau, chow fun and tacos. Stroll the country store and shop the silent and live auctions and rummage sale. Keiki can participate in games and face-painting. 9am-8pm. St. Anthony Grade School (1627A Mill […]

Story and Craft Hour at Maui Ocean Center

Courtesy of Maui Ocean Center. The Hawaiian Aquarium

Explore the shores with your keiki this Saturday, Apr. 25, during Maui Ocean Center’s Story & Craft hour. Recommended for keiki ages 3-12, an Ocean Naturalist will share a story followed by an ocean-themed activity. Meet at the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Included with Aquarium Admission. 11:30am. Maui Ocean Center (192 Ma’alaea Rd.), Mauioceancenter.com […]

Record Store Day at Request Music

Record Store Day. Courtesy of Request Music

Request Music invites you to shop special vinyl releases on Record Store Day this Saturday. Enjoy live DJ sets and win giveaways. Don’t miss out on the in-store specials. Whether you’re into roots, Reggae or rock, take advantage of Request’s large and varied inventory. Request Music (10 N. Market St., Wailuku); 808-244-9315, Requestshawaii.com -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) […]

Defend yourself at Maui Ki Aikido and Meditation

Curtis Sensei. Courtesy of Maui Ki-Aikido

Prepare to defend yourself this Saturday at Maui Ki Aikido in Wailuku. This special, two-hour course for the public from Christopher Curtis Sensei will feature basic form, tips for remaining aware of your environment and introduce simple self-defense techniques. Students will also explore meditation practices. Teens and adults welcome. $10. 10am-12pm. Maui Ki Aikido (194 S. Market St., […]

Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber hosts Maui Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu this Tuesday

The Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce hosts Maui Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu this Tuesday at the Maui Tropical Plantation. The public is invited to hear Faaumu’s vision for the Maui Police Department. RSVP by Sunday, April 12 to the number or website below. A no host bar and buffet dinner included in fee. $25 members. […]

Free talk for Kupuna about relevant legal issues this Thursday

Kupuna are welcomed to an info session on advance health care directives, simple wills and power of attorney this Thursday at the Wailuku Public Library. Stacey Casco of Maui Legal Aid Society will also answer audience questions. This is one of many sessions in a “Know Your Rights” series targeted at seniors 60 and over. Contact […]

Eh idiot driver in Wailuku!

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Eh idiot who raced out of the Wailuku court parking garage across from McDonald’s without stopping or looking right for pedestrians or other cars: You’re supposed to stop at the line and look both ways, especially for pedestrians on the sidewalk. I’ve been almost hit three times there, once while I was carrying a bunch of […]

There’s a big Kuhio Day Celebration at Paukukalo Homestead Park this Saturday

Paukukalo Hawaiian Homes Community Association hosts Kuhio Day at Paukukalo Homestead Park this Saturday. Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana’ole is the only other monarch (aside from Kamehameha) honored by a day of observance in Hawaii. Kuhio introduced in Congress the first-ever Hawaii Statehood Act. During this period,President Warren Harding signed the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of […]

Maui County Ag Fest happens this Saturday

Talk story with local farmers, ranchers and agriculture enthusiasts at Maui County Farm Bureau’s Maui County Ag Festival this Saturday at the Maui Tropical Plantation. The public is invited to touch, smell, taste and take home local treats. Festival highlights include the Grand Taste event in partnership with Slow Food Maui, Grown on Maui farmers, compositing, […]

The Wailuku Town Party happens this Friday


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 April’s Wailuku First Friday. Pau hana with friends in the beer garden. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for magician Timothy Wenk and take a minute to bask in the live […]

Want to help teens in foster care? Go to Hui Ho’omalu’s info lunch this Monday

Are you interested in caring for children who may not otherwise have support? Well, Hui Ho’omalu presents a foster care information lunch this Monday at Hawaii Life Realty. Hear stories and information related to helping youth in foster care. Can’t make the meeting? Then join the conversation online here. Learn how you can offer support to our […]