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Native Intelligence Re-Grand Opening & 3rd Anniversary
May 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The retailer of native Hawaiian arts, crafts, clothing and supplies moved from its first home on Market Street to a new location at 1980 Main Street, in the space previously occupied by the reWailuku initiative.


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Willie K at Wailuku First Friday!
June 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment
 

Back by popular demand, Willie K. returns to Wailuku Town for the July 1, 2011 First Friday block party on Market Street.


I Love Wailuku: First Friday, Feb. 4, 2011
I Love Wailuku: First Friday, Feb. 4, 2011
February 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment
 

If you love Wailuku, you’ll likely love the monthly First Friday block party event in Wailuku Town, taking place this Friday, February 4, 2011.


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It’s a Maui Thing: First Friday July 2, 2010
July 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The monthly First Friday event in Wailuku Town takes place tonight (Friday, July 2, 2010) from 5:30 to 8 p.m. featuring a Maui Thing Fashion Show and Willie K performing live.  There will also be an ‘awa bar and fried fish plate for sale at Native Intelligence, live music by Gene and Shea Arge fronting […]


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Native Intelligence celebrates one year at First Friday
May 7th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Native Intelligence in Wailuku celebrates its one year anniversary today during the First Friday event in Old Wailuku Town.  Native Intelligence celebrates with the sale of laulau plates, an ‘awa bar, a tattoo corner for kids, fried kulolo, raffle prizes and free Hawaiian entertainment by:  Sheldon Brown, Napua Makua, and Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole. The First Friday […]


VIDEO: ‘Awa for the Soul with Kapono’ai Molitau
VIDEO: ‘Awa for the Soul with Kapono’ai Molitau
April 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The bitter ‘awa root is often seen in ceremonial protocol throughout the Pacific, but is used in social settings as well.  Cultural practitioner Kapono’ai Molitau, who also sells the product at his Native Intelligence store in old Wailuku Town explains the different levels and protocols associated with the drinking of ‘awa. “The […]


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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‘O Lono ‘Oe: First Friday in Wailuku Town, March 5
March 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The merchants of Old Wailuku Town mark the closing of the Makahiki season with a First Friday event on March 5, 2010 on Market Street. The ‘O Lono ‘Oe event is part of the monthly festivities that takes place on the First Friday of each month, featuring live music, local food, art, jewelry and fashion. […]


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Native Intelligence Kicks off Makahiki Season with Pa’i’ai Competition
November 6th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Native Intelligence in Historic Wailuku Town celebrates the start of the Makahiki season with the 1st Annual Makahiki no Wailuku event.   The festival in honor of the god Lono, covers four lunar months and is marked by a kapu on war and celebrated with games, sports and feasting. This time of enjoyment and celebration of […]


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NATIVE INTELLIGENCE GRAND OPENING: A HAWAIIAN CULTURE AND DESIGN STORE
May 4th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Hundreds of people attended the grand opening of the Native Intelligence store in Wailuku Town on Friday.   The new culture and design store celebrates Hawaiian craftsmanship and design and carries items made using traditional means. Dedicated to the preservation and evolution of Hawaiian culture, Native Intelligence, is the newest retail experience to champion Hawaiian artisan, […]