Docent Etina Hafoka points out stones set in a row that are presumed to be the foundation of the Baldwin Home adobe cook house. Photo courtesy LRF Lahaina Restoration Foundation is launching a Baldwin Home Cook House Archeological “Dig” that is slated to begin mid-March at its landmark location in the heart of the historic district in downtown Lahaina on Front Street. Built … [Read more...] about Unearthing Baldwin Home Museum Kitchen
On January 16, after serving Maui for 31 years, the Wharf Cinema Center movie theater shut its doors for good. Following its initial unveiling as Maui’s first multiplex, three-screen theater, the Wharf Cinema Center became a reliable movie house for Lahaina residents. When it opened in the spring of 1989, there were only two other movie theaters on island: the Maui Theater … [Read more...] about Fade to Black: Remembering the Wharf Cinema Center movie theater
Illustration by Ron Pitts I suppose, young lady, that you do believe in God, right? That’s my first guess since you have a big “HE>I” sticker on the back window of the truck you drove when you forced and squeezed your way in front of me as we came to the end of the merge lane going to Lahaina. I pray you do, because if you drive like that often enough, you just might end … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Trying for a face-to-face with God or what?
The Lahaina Town Action Committee is seeking sponsors and donors ahead of its annual Fourth of July celebration, which includes the well-known firework show on Front Street. The organization, which also hosts Halloween in Lahaina, Banyan Tree Lighting, Second Fridays, and the Whale and Ocean Arts Festival, is seeking at least $50,000 to cover the July 4th celebration’s cost and … [Read more...] about Lahaina Town Action Committee Seeks Support and Sponsors
The Maui House Collective is a tribe of seven Maui-based DJs: Dustin Roberts, Benjamin Jay, Del Sol, Scotty D, Markiss Knobs, Thee-O, and Andrew Dana. All are familiar names in Maui’s nightlife scene – some even nationally – and the collective formed out of an appreciation for house music, a passion for dancing, and the love of community. In the past few years, MHC DJs have … [Read more...] about The Summer of House Will Keep You Dancing All Season Long