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Hawaii Farmers Union United Hosts State Convention on Maui

Three days of ag events at Tropical Plantation Waikapu, Nov 13-14-15 (Fri-Sun) Hawaii Farmers Union United (HFUU), a statewide agricultural organization, hosts its fifth annual convention at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu. The event runs Friday November 13 through Sunday, November 15 and features a mix of agricultural and food,  and some related events that are free and open …

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Swingin’ Tiki Time Returns

It’s back. Following an enthusiastic turn out for “Swingin’ Tiki Time with Eric Gilliom” in its initial June incarnation, the event is now in full swing at Sugar Beach Events in Kihei. This unique blend of music, food and nostalgia recreates the feel of classic Hawaiian entertainment that local folks used to have at venues like Trader Vic’s. Gilliom and …

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An angel visits Maui

An angel’s voice soars in the MACC on Tuesday when coloratura soprano Sumi Jo appears with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra, at the start of a rare neighbor island symphonic series. A native of Korea, Jo quickly took the operatic world by storm after she left her homeland to study in Italy. At age 23, she began a conquest of the …

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New traditions added to classic halloween treats At Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center

Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center today announced new programs being added to its Halloween calendar. Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center will again welcome store-to-store trick-or-treating by those 12 years of age and younger on October 31 starting at 5 p.m., while supplies last. Participating stores will be designated with an orange balloon, and the mall’s customer service center adjacent to center court will offer …

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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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