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30th Anniversary of Kapalua Wine and Food Festival Starts June 9th

30th Anniversary of Kapalua Wine and Food Festival Starts June 9th May 6, 2011 | Events | Read More
The town of Kapalua is one of my personal favorite spots on Maui.  The golf course is world class (see my post about the best par 3 in America), the Ritz Carlton oozes prestige, and beaches like DT Flemmings, Ironwoods, and nearby Honolua Bay offer classy surf conditions. Because Kapalua is located...

Cool Maui Art Exhibit Made Entirely Out of Trash

Cool Maui Art Exhibit Made Entirely Out of Trash April 27, 2011 | Events | Read More
What do a mechanical tuna, a bamboo guitar, a cigarette butt lei, and a tea bag purse have in common?  They are a few of the creative entries in a unique Maui art competition/exhibition dubbed “the Art of Trash”. All original works on display were made from recycled or reused materials. Maui's...

Free Turtle Talk and Evening at the Maui Ocean Center

Free Turtle Talk and Evening at the Maui Ocean Center February 15, 2011 | Events | Read More
I just received an email from the Maui Ocean Center about an upcoming educational event taking place at the Maui Ocean Center on February 22nd at 6 pm (which is after normal business hours). John Mitchell, a marine naturalist that has been living on Maui for the last 10 years, will host a talk about...

Chinese New Year Events on Maui This Weekend

Chinese New Year Events on Maui This Weekend February 1, 2011 | Events | Read More
Chinese New Year is a significant celebration on Maui due to the number of citizens in Hawaii with Chinese descent. I remember in middle school I was invited to a friend’s house to celebrate Chinese New Year.  I did not know what to expect, but my jaw quickly hit the floor when I saw the amount of...

Upcoming Events on Maui: Elton John, Bob Marley’s Son, U.H. Volleyball, More

Upcoming Events on Maui: Elton John, Bob Marley’s Son, U.H. Volleyball, More January 13, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Maui is welcoming in 2011 with some entertaining treats for tourists and locals alike.  I have put together this short list of events that are sure to pack a punch and be the talk of the island. 2/3, Chinese New Years: In Hawaii, Chinese New Year is almost as big as the festivities that occur the night...

Maui’s Famous Iao Theater: Hawaii’s Oldest Theater House

Maui’s Famous Iao Theater: Hawaii’s Oldest Theater House December 15, 2010 | Events | Read More
Last Monday I attended the holiday performance of “A Christmas Carol”, currently being staged at Maui’s historic Iao Theater.  After speaking with the house performance manager, I was surprised to learn that this intimate theater on Maui is in fact the oldest still in operation in the state of...

Maui Flea Market: Great Shopping Offered Every Saturday

Maui Flea Market: Great Shopping Offered Every Saturday November 11, 2010 | Events | Read More
Every Saturday, The Maui Flea Market sets up shop at 310 W. Kaahumanu Ave in Kahului (on Maui Community College’s campus).  It only costs $0.50 for admission, and you will surely find a great a great souvenir, Hawaiian-themed trinket, or local art that catches your eye. Running from 7 am to noon every...

Halloween Night on Maui: A Wild Tradition

Halloween Night on Maui: A Wild Tradition October 23, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
For over 20 years (starting back in 1989), people have been flocking to Lahaina’s Front Street for Halloween shenanigans. The celebrations peaked in 2007, with  more than 20,000 costumed visitors filling the streets, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. Since 2008, the town of Lahaina has prohibited...

Maui County Fair: Where Literally All of Maui Will Be This Weekend

Maui County Fair: Where Literally All of Maui Will Be This Weekend September 29, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Ever since Maui lost the Hula Bowl (college football’s version of the Pro Bowl), the biggest annual event to come to Maui has got to be the Maui County Fair.   The four-day island affair is celebrating its 88th anniversary this year, as it opens up to the public on Thursday. For those mainlanders...

Inaugural Season: Maui’s Semi-Pro Baseball Team Offers Fun Evening Outing

Inaugural Season: Maui’s Semi-Pro Baseball Team Offers Fun Evening Outing September 1, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
In honor of the recent dominance exhibited by the Hawaii Little League baseball players this past weekend (winning their third national championship in the last five years), I thought I would shine the light on Maui’s own professional baseball team. That’s right, Maui has a professional sports team! Started...