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Braddah Poki Passes: Entertainer, Musician, and Humble Hawaiian
October 1st, 2011 · 4 Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

The longtime musician, entertainer, and on-air radio personality, passed away on Friday night, September 30, 2011 at his home in Lahaina, surrounded by family.


Punana Leo o Maui Fundraiser: Ho’omau 2010, March 27
Punana Leo o Maui Fundraiser: Ho’omau 2010, March 27
March 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKJ2JZ0NR0M[/youtube] The Punana Leo o Maui program will hold its annual Ho’omau fundraiser on Saturday, March 27, 2010 from 9 a.m. to sunset at the Keopu’olani Park Amphitheater in Kahului.  Funds raised goes towards the Hawaiian immersion preschool program. The day-long Ho’omau 2010 event features entertainment from: Na Palapalai, Keali’i Kaneali’i, ‘Ohana Pahuwai, Homestead, Sudden […]


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Walgreens Opens First Full-Service Store on Maui in Lahaina
September 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Walgreens will open its first full-service store on Maui in Lahaina on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009.  The store will begin grand opening festivities at 11 a.m. and will open at 11:45 a.m. The 15,238-sq. ft. store, located at 342 Keawe Street, will be the fifth full-service store in the state of Hawaii; the other four […]


MAUI’S ISLAND MUSIC STATION, NATIVE 92.5 UNVEILS STAFF OF 5 FRESH FACES
MAUI’S ISLAND MUSIC STATION, NATIVE 92.5 UNVEILS STAFF OF 5 FRESH FACES
May 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Pacific Radio Group’s newest station, Native 92.5, Maui’s Island Music Station, unveils a fresh five-person lineup. Longtime radio personality Kawika “KawikaVeeka” Duey takes on a dual duty as the station’s Program Director and morning man.  As the veteran voice of the station, KawikaVeeka builds upon his 10 years of experience in the local radio industry.  […]


(Image courtesy the Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Photo by Cristian Dobles, www.cristiandobles.com)
MUSIC DUO HAPA PERFORMS FOR MACC’S HO’ONANEA
February 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

(Posted by Wendy OSHER © 2009) The slack-key guitar/vocal team of Barry Flanagan and Nathan Aweau, known together as HAPA, return to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center as part of the Ho’onanea Series. After sweeping the 1994 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, HAPA has remained at the forefront of Hawaiian music with a fusion of […]