Eh Fun Police who sat up front at the concert: You people give almost nothing back to the band, ever. You sit there while legendary artists pour their heart and soul out in front of you, while you golf clap and talk quietly amongst yourselves. Then you have the nerve to tell everyone to shut up and sit down–even after the musician told the crowd “Stand up, only old people sit … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Quit being the concert fun police!
1. The Pacific Whale Foundation’s annual Great Whale Count took place on Feb. 27. More than 100 volunteers counted 732 humpback whales that day off the coast of Maui–less than were counted last year. What was last year’s Great Whale Count number? A. 1,634 B. 1,488 C. 1,193 D. 987 E. 809 2. The Maui News reported on Feb. 28 that Maui Visitors Bureau (MVB) executive … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How much do you know about Maui Visitors Bureau boss Terryl Vencl’s retirement?
This Fourth of July, Maui Thing will celebrate their sixth birthday in style and everyone's invited to the party! To kick off the store's "Cheers to Six Years" celebration, Mishka and the Freeradicals Projeckt are ready to rock Wailuku Town with a free concert. Models wearing Maui Thing's new summer line will join the band onstage for a stunning circus-themed fashion … [Read more...] about This Friday, July 4: Maui Thing’s Cheers to Six Years Anniversary Fashion Show
One morning not too long ago I traveled across the island to get tickets to a big concert. I got there around 8:45am (tickets went on sale at 9am) and had my one-year-old daughter in her backpack carrier. As I get closer to the entrance, I began to realize that the line had hundreds of people. I started having an “oh s**t” moment, mostly because I knew that my daughter would … [Read more...] about Eh Generous Guy In Line!
Music purists are a tough crowd to please. Nothing gets musicians more worked up than debating Bob Dylan acoustic or electric, old Beatles vs. “White” album Beatles, the merit of 80s keyboard pop or what truly defines Punk music. Here’s another coal to the fire: when youngsters give their karaoke best to classic tunes that defined a generation. This is where I come in. I never … [Read more...] about Rock of Ages New Movie Review