Saturday, Feb. 7: Observe and Play

Gather the ohana for a fun art project this Saturday at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s Schaefer International Gallery. In honor of the Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2015 exhibit, the public is invited to Observe and Play. It’s a hands-on opportunity for everyone to create a portrait art project, meet artists and stroll the current exhibit. Don’t miss […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

Friday, Feb. 6: Wailuku First Friday

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Feel the love during February’s Wailuku First Friday town party this Friday. Body Alive Yoga will serve up another round of free yoga (4:45 pm). I Want Candy takes the Maui Thing stage (6pm-9pm); shortly after, a lion dancer will kick off the Year of the Ram. Grab dinner and enjoy beats courtesy of Maui Rumba. Pau hana begins […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

Therapy dogs will help your keiki read this Thursday at the Wailuku Public Library

Give your child the opportunity to read aloud during Assistance Dogs of Hawaii’s “Paws for Reading” this Thursday at the Wailuku Public Library. Recommended for keiki in grades 1-5, the program will give children a chance to practice their communication and literacy skills in a friendly environment. Each keiki will be given 15-minute reading opportunities. All keiki […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

This Saturday, the Iao Theater transforms into ‘A Night at the Cotton Club’

For one night only, you can enjoy A Night at the Cotton Club this Saturday. The revue features songs, dance and an historic overview of the famed Cotton Club in New York. A significant landmark during its time, the club boasted a talented lineup of mostly African American entertainers. Guests are welcome to dress up for a night […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

Saturday, Jan. 31: Opening night of Maui Open Studios 2015

Maui’s art community opens their doors to the public for four weeks for Maui Open Studios 2015. This Saturday, the public is invited for an art preview at the Maui Tropical Plantation. Throughout the month, artists around the island will open their studios to the public. Art lovers and connoisseurs get the opportunity to talk […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

Brew and View presents ‘The Goonies’ at The Mill House

Brew & View presents the 1985 classic film The Goonies this Saturday at The Mill House. Bring your blankets, beach chairs and buddies for yet another twilight cinema. First fill up with an assortment of heavy pupu including poke, Mongolian ribs and veggie summer rolls available for purchase (6pm). Don’t fret, gourmet popcorn, brownies and soft […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

Maui Police Commission Meeting This Wednesday At UH Maui College

For many years, the Maui Police Commission met in the “Chief’s Conference Room,” a special chamber in the Maui Police Department’s imposing Wailuku headquarters. The room was not generally accessible to the public, and anyone who wasn’t a cop needed to provide identification and get a special escort through the station to get to the […]

Anthony Pignataro

About Anthony Pignataro

Anthony Pignataro has been a journalist since 1996. He started work as MauiTime's Editor in 2003, took a couple years off starting in 2008, then returned to the staff in 2011. He's the author of "Stealing Cars With The Pros," a 2013 collection of his journalism and the Maui novels "Small Island" (2011) and "The Dead Season" (2012)–all of which were published by Event Horizon Press. In 2014, his one-act play "War Stories" won second place in the Maui Fringe Festival.

Sunday, Jan. 24: Iwalani Ho’omanawanui Apo at Bailey House Museum

Catch Iwalani Ho’omanawanui Apo in concert this Sunday at the Bailey House Museum. Hoaka Concerts at the Museum features musicians from the islands sharing their appreciation for Hawaiian music. Guests are welcome to begin the evening with a pre-show pau hana (4pm) and museum tour. Enjoy an evening of pupus by Mala ‘Ai and the fiery falsetto […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

See Kate Boards, Randy Noojin and Adaptations Dance Theater at this year’s Maui Fringe Festival

The annual Maui Fringe Festival returns to the Iao Theater this Friday through Sunday. Enjoy three days of performance art, music, dance and plays. Featuring local and mainland actors, guests will be treated to Vivaldi’s Virgins by Early Maui Music, Mandarin Orange by Kate Boards, Hard Travelin’ With Woody by Randy Noojin, Maui Improv, the Adaptations […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity

This Wednesday, Jan. 21: Maui Homeless Alliance Community Forum

The Maui Homeless Alliance presents a community forum this Wednesday at the Maui Economic Opportunity office in Wailuku. The forum will feature a panel including representatives from the Maui Police Department, Mental Health Kokua, Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Centers, Veterans Administration, Aloha House and A Cup of Cold Water. Let your voice be heard and needs be known. […]

Marina Satoafaiga

About Marina Satoafaiga

Polynesian roots, purpose driven and obsessed with family & friends. Lover of all things social media, sparkly and sweet. Will choose shopping over saving. Split between LA and Maui. Believes there is more to life than today. http://twitter.com/sandtothecity