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Marty Dread: Hawaii’s Reggae Ambassador from Lahaina to the world

LAHAINA — Marty Dread, Hawaii’s Reggae Ambassador, singer, songwriter, guitar player and humanitarian, has produced numerous CDs and has performed at a variety of venues throughout the Hawaiian Islands and around the world. This year, 2021, marks 26 years since the release of Dread’s first album. He has played at the White House in Washington, D.C., Moscow’s Red Square in Russia, the Cotton Club in Harlem and major festivals, including Reggae on the River, Farm Aid, Reggae on the Rocks, Sierra Nevada World Music Festival and many more. Honored with the Ghandi and ...

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Foundation donates $250,000 to Maui Food Bank

KAPALUA — As a world-class sports event returned to Maui last week with the 2021 Sentry Tournament of Champions, the Sentry Insurance Foundation announced it donated $250,000 to the Maui Food Bank. The Maui Food Bank is the county’s primary safety net for hunger relief. It’s ...

Business

Columns

Watch out for the Malware Drive virus!

Did you just get an e-mail message from Amazon that you bought a 55-inch TV for $4,285.22? Well, if you did — and after picking yourself up off the floor — don’t open up the e-mail to check and see if you bought it or not. It’s a big SCAM! Downloading it could cause your phone ...

Entertainment

Kingwell to sign official Lahaina Posters

LAHAINA — Village Gallery will host Lahaina artist Jim Kingwell on Friday, Jan. 8, for the release and signing of the official 2021 Lahaina Poster. The signing will be held on the large front lanai of the 120 Dickenson St. gallery between 5 and 8 p.m. during Friday Night is Art ...

Editorial

Download the AlohaSafe Alert app

County and state officials hope residents will take one more step to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Hawaii. All you have to do is download AlohaSafe Alert, the free State of Hawaii-approved exposure notification app. This voluntary app is free and can be downloaded ...