circa 1940 On Wednesday, August 22, 1928, the Iao Theater opened its doors to Maui audiences for the first time. In its day, the Iao Theater was one of 5 theaters in Wailuku town. Designed by architect Edward Walsh in the Spanish Mission style, the theater originally sat 700. In June 1994, the Iao Theater was placed on the Hawaii Register of Historic Places. In February … [Read more...] about Happy 92nd Birthday to the Iao Theater
Maui Chamber Orchestra has been going through a reorganization process since its founder and artistic director Robert E. Wills resigned from his post as music director. Following Wills’ resignation, the MCO proceeded with plans to venture boldly into a new era, launching its most musically diverse season ever. The offerings for Maui Chamber Orchestra’s 2019-20 season include … [Read more...] about Maui Chamber Orchestra Plays On
Groundbreaking for underground infrastructure improvements along Vineyard and Church Streets is now scheduled to begin in August. At a May 24 meeting of the MRA, the agency announced that work on these offsite improvements (dubbed Phase 1-A) of the Wailuku Civic Complex project is anticipated to last 18 months. The department also released a draft of interim parking and shuttle … [Read more...] about Phase 1-A of Wailuku Civic Complex Scheduled to Begin in August: Interim parking and shuttle plans during construction announced
Each season, as Christmas descends on us, our time, energy, and attention can be pulled in multiple directions as we negotiate family time, parties, and the incoming swells. One thing that’s important to pencil into your schedule, however, are events that support causes we can all get behind: annual non-profit fundraisers, which give us an opportunity to give back while … [Read more...] about Celebrate Friendship and Inclusion: Best Buddies presents their first annual Holiday Friendship Jam Fundraiser
Our Maui youth thespians have been working their butts off this summer to bring their live tales to the stage. It's rare that we have an opportunity to see them all in action in one grand weekend, so take advantage and go to the theater. These stories are not just for kids, and their unique interpretations of these classics will delight you. Extra points if you see all … [Read more...] about Maui’s Sensational Youth Shows this Weekend: Lion King Jr., Oliver!, and Beauty and the Beast Jr.