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John Legend.  Image courtesy, Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
JOHN LEGEND GIVES MAUI THE GREEN LIGHT: CONCERT SEPT. 10, 2009
August 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Maui Arts & Cultural Center today confirmed a date for the upcoming John Legend concert.  The five-time platinum album selling Legend will perform on Maui at the Castle Theater on September 10, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.  The venue has listed a six ticket limit with sales to the general public beginning this Saturday, June […]


WILLIE NELSON TO BE HONORED AT 2009 MAUI FILM FESTIVAL
WILLIE NELSON TO BE HONORED AT 2009 MAUI FILM FESTIVAL
June 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Maui Film Festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary with festivities running from Wednesday, June 17, 2009 through Sunday the 21st at various venues on the Valley Isle. Part time Maui Resident Willie Nelson will be honored at the Celestial Cinema this Friday with the festival’s Maverick Award for his artistic and political expression.  The award […]


Maui Child Safety Seat inspection, file courtesy photo.
CHILD SAFETY PROTECTS LIFE IN LAHAINA, MAUI
June 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

A 5-year-old boy survived a crash in West Maui after a Lahaina officer took steps to properly install his child safety seat. “It’s not often that an officer who’s trained as a Child Passenger Safety Technician is able to see the fruits of his labors,” said Captain Charles Hirata. Officer Stuart Farberow, who is assigned […]


KAUAI REPORTS FIRST SWINE FLU CASES; MAUI HAS ONE NEW CASE
KAUAI REPORTS FIRST SWINE FLU CASES; MAUI HAS ONE NEW CASE
June 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

The state Department of Health has confirmed 83 additional cases of the swine flu over the past week.  The cases include 78 on Oahu, two each on Kauai and the Big Island, and a single case on Maui. The new cases bring to 198 the total number of confirmed cases in the state.  The Maui […]


Royal Order of Kamehameha member John A. H. Tomoso is among the dozens of people who gathered for the procession honoring Kamehameha The Great.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
KAMEHAMEHA I HONORED IN KAHULUI PROCESSION
June 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Royal Order of Kamehameha Kahehili Chapter IV on Maui honored King Kamehameha I with a procession down Ka’ahumanu Avenue this morning (Thursday, June 11, 2009). The royal society annually observes the day with reverence paying special attention to the significance of Kamehameha’s role in Hawaiian history. The ruler, also known as Kamehameha The Great, […]


KAUMAKAIWA TAKES HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND MALE VOCALIST HOKUS
KAUMAKAIWA TAKES HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND MALE VOCALIST HOKUS
June 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

KAUMAKAIWA TAKES HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND MALE VOCALIST HOKUS The 32nd Na Hoku Hanohano awards were presented last night (June 9, 2009) to the top vocalists and musicians from across the state.  Earning the esteemed Male & Female Vocalist and Group of the Year categories were Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole, Natalie Ai Kamauu and Holunape.  Musicians with Maui […]


Members of Maui's royal societies presented ho'okupu (gifts) at the cemetery grounds of the Wai'olo Church as part of this weekend's Ali'i Sunday activities. Photo by Wendy Osher 2009.
ALI’I SUNDAY EVENT HONORS KAMEHAMEHA THE GREAT
June 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Royal Order of Kamehameha Kahehili Chapter IV on Maui honored King Kamehameha in an Ali’i Sunday service at Wai’ola Church in Lahaina over the weekend.  The event is one of several being held across the island and the state to commemorate the accomplishments of Kamehameha I. In attendance were members of the Royal Order, […]


KIPAHULU CAMPGROUND CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION
KIPAHULU CAMPGROUND CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION
June 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Kipahulu Campground in Haleakala National Park is closed due to construction.  The eight-week closure will allow crews time to complete a multi-million dollar parking lot, restroom, and campground rehabilitation project. Mark Rentz, the chief of facilities management at the park said the project is a reflection of the public’s entrance fees at work.  The […]


Image Courtesy Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club.
NA KAMEHAMEHA PA’U PARADE AND HO’OLAULEA
June 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The week of festivities surrounding King Kamehameha’s birth, wraps up on Saturday, June 13, 2009 with Na Kamehameha Commemorative Pa’u Parade and Ho’olaulea on Front Street in Lahaina. Parade Marshals Adelaide Ka-iwi Ku-amu Sylva and Henrietta He-neli Ma-huna were selected because of their command of the Hawaiian Language.  Both are 95-year-old Lahaina natives who grew […]


The existing one-lane culvert bridge on Hana Highway near the Uakea Road intersection will be widened to two lanes under the proposed DOT plan.  The proposed changes are expected to allow for improved response times of large emergency vehicles at the neighboring Hana Fire Station and the Hana Police Station. Photo courtesy, Hawaii DOT.
BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS PROPOSED AT HANA HWY UAKEA RD INTERSECTION
June 8th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Proposed improvements to the Hana Highway will be discussed at a meeting hosted by the state Department of Transportation this week. The project proposes to widen lanes, construct paved shoulders and install guardrails at a culvert bridge near the Uakea Road intersection. The one lane bridge, originally constructed in 1915, will be widened to two […]


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