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Lahaina Gateway and the Maui Food Bank present HOLIDAY BINGO BASH

Lahaina Gateway invites you to celebrate the holiday season with us at our HOLIDAY BINGO BASH on December 13th, Wednesday, 6-8pm in Suite F101 (closest to Island Cream). MAUI FOOD BANK will be joining us to collect non-perishable food item donations only as admission to this community event (no monetary donation will be accepted during this event). The mission of …

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PHOTOS: 2017 HALLOWEEN ON FRONT STREET

October 31, 2017 was another well attended Halloween event held in Maui on Front Street which kicked off the annual Keiki Parade at 4:30 pm. Participants walked on Front Street from Papalua Street toward the Banyan Tree Park. Attendance of tourist were way up from last year. So who made the pick this year? Here are the photos of last …

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Theater Review: Harvey

In the introductory moments of “Harvey,” , we’re immediately aware that something is wrong with Elwood P. Dowd, the gentle soul played by Michael Pulliam. While Elwood is especially agreeable, displays excellent manners and is a generous conversationalist, he keeps referring to his invisible friend, who he refers to as “Harvey.” Without spoiling the surprise (especially for those unfamiliar with …

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Theater Review: The Elephant Man

The first time I ever heard of John Merrick, the so-called “Elephant Man,” it was through a rumor involving Michael Jackson. At some point in the late 1980’s, when Jackson was the undisputed “King of Pop” and probably the most beloved entertainer in the world, a report surfaced that he purchased Merrick’s bones. Why? Allegedly because of how Jackson empathized …

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Theater Review: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

As the audience walks into the Maui Arts and Cultural Center theater and takes their seat, a robed choir sits silently nearby, and a massive set piece is visible on stage, with actors giving it maintenance. There’s a pair of towering church bells (which occasionally rock back and forth) in four balcony seats above them. The audience is instantly immersed …

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Maui director launches movie nationwide

If there was an establishing scene for Destin Daniel Cretton’s childhood – it would be set in a town of roughly 4,000 people, in Haiku, Maui during the 1980’s. “My mom didn’t really let me or my five siblings watch a lot of TV. So we’d spend a lot of our times building forts. making martial art routines or putting …

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Entries Sought for Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i 2017 Falsetto Contest

The 16th annual Richard Ho‘opi‘i Leo Kiʻekiʻe Falsetto Contest is seeking contestants. The contest will be on September 16, 2017 and will be held in the Kanahele Room at the Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel. Doors Open at 5:30pm, Contest begins at 6:30pm. $60 Admission includes: Buffet Dinner, Festival Ribbon and Entertainment. For tickets and information call – (808) 280-8098 A Maui …

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Lights, Camera, RECLINE! At Regal Maui Mall Megaplex 12

Regal Entertainment Group, earlier this month announced that the Regal Maui Mall Megaplex 12 in Kahului, HI is replacing all of the existing theatre seats with luxurious new recliners including footrests.  During construction, Regal’s King-Size Recliners are on display in the lobby where guests can experience the added room and comfort that’s coming soon. Regal Cinemas remains open during the …

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Theater Review: 9 to 5- The Musical

Dolly Parton’s decision to turn “9 to 5,” her 1980 comedy film blockbuster, into a Broadway musical was an obvious and inevitable choice. Considering how most lifelong fans of the movie immediately begin singing the theme song whenever someone brings it up, few films are more perfectly suited for a musical adaptation. The Allison Janney-starring Broadway adaptation ran in 2009 …

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Acoustic Filigree: Andy McKee Heads to the MACC

For one guy with a guitar, Andy McKee summons an amazing array of sounds. Percussive rhythms blend into ethereal filigrees of notes. McKee brings his finger style virtuosity to stages around the islands, including a stop at the MACC’s intimate McCoy Studio this Friday evening. McKee started buying music at about eight, listening to INXS and some harder acts like …

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