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Postmodern Jukebox comes to Maui: Party Like It’s 1929

Not long ago Scott Bradlee, a music lover and musician, formed the musically talented and diverse “Postmodern Jukebox.” I had an opportunity to interview Scott for MAUIWatch prior to his group’s appearance here in Maui on October 15th at the Maui Arts and Cultural. If you are not familiar with Scott Bradlee’s “Postmodern Jukebox”, here’s the best way to describe their …

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Maui Fair with a Flair will leave your stomach with no room to Spare!

Are you excited that it is time for Maui’s annual event of the year or are you just hungry for the fair? Here is the list of food at the 2015 Maui Fair! Please support all of these great Maui organizations: – ST. ANTHONY JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL Corn on the Cob / Frozen Yogurt CENTRAL MAUI BACKERS Ice Cream / …

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PIE, PIE Who’ll Bake the PERFECT PIE

On Saturday, September 26, Maui Fair’s 1st PIE COMPETITION is sure to bring out Maui’s tastiest, most mouthwatering pies that would make Martha Stewart jealous! There will be two categories. The Open Category is open to the first twenty-five non-professional registered entries. Pies will be judged on taste, consistency (crust to filling ratio) and appetizing looks. Pie winner receives a …

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Newly Crowned Miss Maui USA & Miss Maui Teen USA

Cierra Rauch was crowned Miss Maui USA 2016, along with Jessie Sagadraca- Miss Valley Isle USA ’16, Ma’ata Halaliku- Miss Makena USA ’16. Joahannalee Ucol was crowned Miss Maui Teen USA ‘16 and Lindsey Saludares- Miss Valley Isle Teen USA ’16 last Sunday August 30th at the Historic Iao Theatre. They each competed in three phases of competition: pre-pageant interview, …

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Kona Brewing Co’s Celebrates 21 Years with Kai Golden Ale Launch Party

For the past 21 years, Hawaii’s remarkable people and culture have made Kona Brewing Co. who they are today. To say mahalo, Kona Brewing is celebrating with the Makana Series: four limited-edition, island-brewed beers, inspired by Hawaii’s landscape and made with island ingredients that tell our story. And in the spirit of makana, a portion of proceeds will benefit local …

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7th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament slated for September 27

Maui youth are once again invited to bait up and cast their poles at the 7th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament 2015 hosted by Maui Electric and Kā‘anapali Golf Course on Sunday, September 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the Kā‘anapali Golf Course Pond. Registration forms for the event, which benefits Maui United Way, are available at the …

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5th Friday Returns to Lanai for July Town Party

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (OED) announced today a special incentive to urge Maui residents and visitors to support Lanai businesses by attending the upcoming 5th Friday Town Party in Lanai City on Friday, July 31, 2015. To accommodate the special Friday event, OED has teamed up with Expeditions Ferry and the Lanai Chamber of Commerce to provide round-trip …

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Theater Review: Oliver!

The MAPA Academy’s production of “Oliver!” is truly special for a number of reasons. Before I even discuss the merits of the show, it bears mentioning that it’s end result of the MAPA Summer Musical Theater Camp. There are 72 cast members in this production of Lionel Bart’s beloved musical. Most of these actors are children and seeing so many …

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Theater Review: The Addams Family- A New Musical Comedy

The creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky Adams Family have remained in American pop culture as gothic, satirical embodiments of the American Dream. The family has always been tight knit and witty, though alarmingly obsessed with death and dismemberment. They’ve never lost their fiendish charm, despite being dressed in black and coming across like cheerful undertakers. First appearing as a cartoon …

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