This Tuesday, Nov. 6: ELECTION DAY

It’s time to vote, so go out and let your voice be heard. We know there are a lot of candidates and way too many amendments on the ballot, but it’s not like you have to do this every year. Besides, if you don’t vote, you really don’t have a lot of standing to complain, […]

This Friday, Aug. 17: STORY OF HAWAII MUSEUM Grand Opening

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By Megan Hazen Until scientists figure out time travel, the best way to revisit Hawaii’s past is by checking out The Story of Hawaii Museum. Located in the Ma’alaea Shops, the museum tells the story of Hawaii with artifacts, maps and other historical documents arranged chronologically. Hop in your DeLorean and check out their Grand […]

EAT & PLAY DAY at Sharky’s

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How about a day when you can eat and play unlimited games? Sound like fun? Hey, rock it out at Sharky’s because school is almost out for summer. The best way to learn all the games is on Tuesday’s Unlimited Night, where you just pay $19.95 and get dinner and all the games you want. […]

Final ballot nominees released for the 35th annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards

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The 35th annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards are scheduled for May 27 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Visit nahokuhanohano.org for more information. *** The Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts (“HARA”) has announced the Final Ballot Nominees for the 35th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, per below. There are 27 categories, including Technical and Adjudicated categories, […]

PLANTATION DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN: @LahainaRestFnd’s signature fundraiser kicks off w/ “Great Grandfather’s Drum,” Thu., Oct. 20

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THIS WEEK’S PICKS: PLANTATION DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN *** THU., OCT., 20 – The Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s third annual Lahaina Plantation Days kicks off with a screening of Great Grandfather’s Drum, “an inspiring, century-long story” that follows Maui Taiko drum ensemble’s “journey back to rural Japan to seek their ancestral roots,” and celebrates Japanese-American culture […]

Map Mettle: Mapping of Maui Event at Bailey House Museum with Historian Riley Moffat, Sat. Oct. 8

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This Week’s Picks: Map Mettle *** SATURDAY, OCT. 8 – If you looked at this issue’s cover image and said, “awesome” but looked at the cover story <<<CLICK HERE to read it>>> and thought “tl;dr,” this event may not be for you. Astute folks, however, have at this point in their paper-perusing already read the […]

Are you going to the Sustainability Fair? It’s this Saturday in Lahaina!

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Are you going to the Sustainability Fair? Saturday (Sept. 10), 12-6pm, Kamehameha Iki Park (525 Front St., Lahaina); free *** The Kapuka`ulua Ohana hosts their fifth Hawaiian Heritage and Environmental Sustainability Ho`ike`ike—a sweet, grassroots fair that focuses on, well, everything their name professes! Held at a different locale with every installment, Saturday’s festivities honor Hui […]

STARS ALIGN: Cuban musician Juan de Marcos, of the Afro-Cuban All Stars, grows from his tuneful roots

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Arts & Entertainment Stars Align Cuban musician grows from his tuneful roots *** AFRO-CUBAN ALL STARS Thursday (April 14), 7:30pm, Castle Theater, MACC $12/$28/$38; 808-242-7469; mauiarts.org / afrocubanallstarsonline.com “Right now,” says legendary Cuban musician Juan de Marcos Gonzalez in his patient Cuban lilt, “we’re damaging the Earth and the Earth is taking revenge. But if […]

This Week’s Picks: Katchafire, April 17

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This Week’s Picks Burning Questions Sunday (April 17), 5pm, Yokouchi Pavilion, MACC, $35 *** I have agonized over what Katchafire means. I understand it’s short for “catch a fire,” and they began their musical career as a Bob Marley cover band (what modern reggae band doesn’t?). But what does it really mean? Marley’s “catch a […]

(PHOTOS, VIDEO) “10 Best Whale Watching Destinations Around The World” via HuffPo Travel

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Read the story via huffingtonpost.com. Image via photoshoppix.com. Guess who made the list? That’s right! Us! The former whaling capitol of the world! (Duh, #winning!) [And the crowd roars!] “WE’RE NUMBER 3! WE’RE NUMBER 3!” Posted via email from Anu Yagi’s Posterous

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