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Kingwell wins 2021 Lahaina Poster Contest

LAHAINA — “Village by the Sea,” a watercolor by Lahaina artist Jim Kingwell, was chosen as the official Lahaina Poster image for 2021. He received a $1,500 prize. Juror George Allan chose the winning image out of a field of 36 entries. Jill Ireland’s acrylic painting ...

Maui United Way to benefit from ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ program

WAILUKU — Maui United Way (MUW) has been selected as the upcoming beneficiary of Ohana Fuels’ ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ program. Ohana Fuels partners with nonprofit organizations serving the needs of the local community, and donates a portion of the proceeds from every gallon of ...

Registration now open for national cyber games

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige announced the state’s participation in the 2020 CyberStart-America Program, an innovative, online cybersecurity competition for high school students. “These competitions offer fun activities for young women and men to explore and learn about the ...

Humpback whale songs provide insight into population changes

Approximately 8,000-12,000 of the North Pacific humpback whale stock visits the shallow waters of the Hawaiian Islands seasonally to breed. During this time, mature males produce an elaborate acoustic display known as “song,” which becomes the dominant source of ambient underwater ...

Online Hawaiian school offers Keiki Program

MOLOKAI — Ka Hale Hoaka, an online Hawaiian learning school, is pleased to announce its Keiki Program. The 16-module program is targeted to students ages 5-11 and teaches Hawaiian language, music, chant, hula, arts and crafts. The program is designed to be implemented into ...

Angel Tree gifts (and MORE!) delivered to Lahaina shelter

LAHAINA — On Thursday, Dec. 17, members of the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset delivered 35 gifts for the keiki at Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Center in Lahaina. Angel Tree tags were made available at American Savings Bank in Old Lahaina Center by President Vanessa Moreno. ...

County requests immediate water conservation measures

WAILUKU — The County of Maui Department of Water Supply is asking customers in West Maui and Upcountry to conserve water use for the next 24 to 48 hours because of power outages and the ongoing Olowalu brush fire. Due to power outages and the fire, the Lahaina Water Treatment Plant has ...

Waikiki Brewing Company brewpub in Lahaina is now fully operational

LAHAINA — The Maui destination restaurant and social dining experience has no doubt been transformed in the past few months, and Outlets of Maui is eager to welcome back guests and showcase its newest oceanfront drinking and dining hot-spots. Topping the list is Waikiki Brewing ...