This Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6-7: Super Water Slide Festival

Morey Inc. presents the Super Water Slide Festival this Saturday and Sunday at the Maui Tropical Plantation. Brace yourself for 500 feet of water slides, human bumper balls, bouncy castles and more. Burn off some holiday pounds and make all the rounds you want during the day-long water fest. Food and beverages are available for […]

This Saturday, Dec. 6: Chrysanthemum Festival

The 62nd annual Chrysanthemum Festival returns to the Wailuku Community Center this Saturday. Presented by Maui’s Sons and Daughters of Nisei Veterans, the festival has traditionally honored Americans of Japanese ancestry. Proceeds benefit their historical preservation projects, the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center and scholarships for 10 Maui high school students. Enjoy exhibits and entertainment centered around American Japanese […]

This Friday, Dec. 5: Wailuku First Friday


Wailuku First Friday rings in the holiday season this month with a special red-suited bearded guest. Lined with live music and crafters and food vendors, the street party will also feature free yoga at Body Alive Yoga  (4:45pm). Shop local merchants and stop in the beer garden for a pau hana beverage benefiting Kumu A’O Inc. […]

Tuesday, Nov. 2: Dance for Tots Zumbathon

The sixth annual Dance for Tots Zumbathon will turn up the heat this Tuesday at the Wailuku Community Center. Join Rayo and friends for a great workout that will help make keiki smile! Bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots, which in turn will distribute to our kids. Enjoy prize giveaways throughout the evening. […]

Saturday, Nov. 29: Po’ohala Project’s Maui Makahiki

The mark of a new year, Makahiki is a traditional Hawaiian celebration reserved for the harvest, competitive games and a banning of war and politics. Po’ohala Project invites kama’aina and visitors alike are invited to their first ever Maui Makahiki this Saturday at The Maui Tropical Plantation. Shop the farmer’s market, enjoy local entertainment and take part […]

This Saturday, Nov. 29: E Pulama Mau o Maui at the Bailey House Museum

E komo mai to E Pulama Mau o Maui’s Christmas Craft Fair and Benefit Concert for the Bailey House Museum this Saturday. It takes place at the Bailey House Museum. Performing live will be Homestead, Ikaika Blackburn, Uluwehi Guerrero, Ahumanu, George Kahumoku and Richard Hoopi’i. The day will host local arts and craft vendors, food booths and a keiki […]

Tea Box at Recarte Holt and Roe: High Time for a Tea Party

The Tea Box in Recarte Holt and Roe is a highly evolving space in Wailuku Town. It started out as an eclectic fine writing instrument shop with art supplies and interesting gifts. But now it’s changing into a gourmet loose leaf tea shop that also serves tea parties and high tea. “It started because when people […]

Wailuku Town: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly


By Susan Halas As a Wailuku resident for more than 30 years and a property owner for going on 15, I’m always surprised how much I like the area and continuously dismayed that such a charming town is treated as such a step-child by local officials for decades on end. Wailuku has the nicest people, […]