Queen Ka‘ahumanu’s 250th Birthday Celebration will take place at (of course) the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center on Friday, Mar. 16. In conduction with the ‘Ahahui Ka‘ahumanu Society–Chapter 4 Wailuku, the event pays homage to Hawaii’s beloved queen. There’ll be festivities, including oli and pule, history stories, hula and mele followed by a ceremonial lei draping of the Queen’s … [Read more...] about Queen Ka`ahumanu’s 250th Birthday Celebration at Queen Kaahumanu Center
Kama’aina Nights with Sista Val will take place at the Queen Ka`ahumanu Center this Friday, Mar. 17. This family friendly event happens every third Friday of the month. KPOA’s MC Sista Val will be the Master of Ceremony, and she’ll be accompanied by the ‘Ahahui Ka`ahumanu halau. The opening ceremony will be a Hawaiian cultural procession with oli, pule, hula, mele and a lei … [Read more...] about Kamaaina Nights with Sista Val at Queen Kaahumanu Center
How to put this nicely? TEACH executives Mark Chasan and Jason Hobson had their asses handed to them by an angry, raucous crowd at the Paia Community Center Monday night ,who told them to take their idea to turn the 23.5 acre Old Maui High School campus into a for-profit “regenerative” Eden and go back to the mainland. “I can drive you to the airport; I have a big truck,” … [Read more...] about Community Flunks TEACH: North Shore residents speak out against plans for Old Maui High
It’s a quarter after 10 on Tuesday morning and Tony Novak-Clifford is sitting out front of a small office at Hart’s Corner in Wailuku Town smoking a cigarette. As is usually the case these days, he’s thinking about money. Novak-Clifford, a renowned local photographer, is also the general manager and program director for Manao Hana Hou Radio, Maui’s only independent, nonprofit … [Read more...] about Manao Hana Hou Radio is back on the air, but will it survive in our new digital media world?
Enjoy Kihei’s “Amazing May Celebration” this Friday. The town party will feature live jams by The R.E Metoyer Blues, Rock & Soul Revue and the Five Corners Band, featuring Rosalind Modica. Sista Val will be the mistress of ceremonies. Grab dinner from Fourth Friday’s food row. Win prizes, donate canned goods and shop local merchants. The Keiki/Youth Zone returns with tons … [Read more...] about This Friday, May 23: @KiheiFridays Town Party