Featured Events & Community News

Check this page for Maui events & Maui community news & updates.

japengo sake wine dinner

ʻAipono Wine Dinner at Japengo

Join us for a tasting that explores the full range of saké, from light and mineral to rich and powerful.

Wine Dinner at Kō

Come indulge your passion for food and wine at this lovely mingling of Oregon wines perfectly paired with Ko’s Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine.
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Wine Dinner at Kaʻana Kitchen

Andaz Maui Executive Chef Isaac Bancaco teams with Ka‘ana Kitchen Chef de Cuisine Ritchard Cariaga for a delicious culinary collaboration.

Venture Out on the Ocean with a Waʻa (canoe)

Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel is now offering an exciting new ocean adventure. Put your muscles to the test, paddling out to Puʻu Kekaʻa and beyond while learning about Maui and its shoreline from an authentic Hawaiian perspective.
Clifford Nae‘ole

Congratulations to Clifford Nae‘ole

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua's cultural advisor was recently recognized as an industry leader in perpetuating the Hawaiian culture.
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Fun Annual Benefit for STEM Education

Now in its 10th year, MEDB’s annual fundraiser dinner will offer a fun, educational and inspiring program – along with a few surprises.
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Whale Tales 2019

Learn about whales and dolphins from top scientists and conservationists, and experience stunning visuals from world-renowned photographers and videographers at the 13th Annual Whale Tales this weekend.
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Ka Lima O Maui’s 100 Holes of Golf

What makes this fundraiser special? It has raised more than $1 million for Ka Lima O Maui and a majority of the participants come from outer-islands to support a Maui organization.
Hyatt Grand Wailea Maui resort swimming pool

Maui Vacation Getaway Contest (CLOSED)

Enter to win a Maui mini vacation at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa in Kaʻanapali, plus dinner, a submarine tour, and a $250 gift certificate from Maui Divers Jewelry.
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Maui Best Beaches Contest (CLOSED)

In the July-August issue of Maui No Ka ‘Oi, we share some of our favorite Maui County beaches. We’d like to know your top picks for the perfect family beach day.
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Papahānaumokuākea Gallery Opens at Maui Ocean Center

Maui Ocean Center unveils the Papahānaumokuākea Gallery, a new exhibit that offers a glimpse into the world’s largest Marine National Monument.

‘Aipono Wine Dinner

Please join us for a unique culinary adventure in an alluring oceanfront setting in Kahana, West Maui. The next dinner in our ‘Aipono Wine Dinner Series features “Wines of the World.”
Maui Chef Riko Bartolome

New Executive Chef at Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay welcomes Chef Riko Bartolome, who will oversee all culinary experiences at Montage Kapalua Bay.
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Sheraton Maui Resort Switches to Paper Straws

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa leads as first Hawaii resort to eliminate plastic straws in favor of marine-friendly alternative.

John Cruz Joins Whale Trust Research Team to Present Songs of the Pacific

In partnership with Sugar Beach Events and the Kihei Canoe Club, Whale Trust will host Songs of the Pacific, a benefit celebrating the enchanting humpback whale song that captured our hearts and helped save a species.

Maui Tastemakers Dinner @ Japengo Dec. 8

Enjoy the flavors of the Pacific Rim alongside four different handcrafted, locally made spirits when The Maui Tastemakers Dinner series returns to Japengo.
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Feast Hawaiian Style at Hyatt Regency Maui

In celebration of Cooking Hawaiian Style's 100th episode, enjoy amazing dishes presented by chefs Gevin Utrillo and Jin Hosono of the resort’s award-winning restaurant, Japengo with mo’olelo (story) from TV show host Lanai Tabura.
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Weave, Twill, Twine, Knot… Here comes Maui Fiber Arts Conference!

Kauluhiwaolele Maui Fiber Arts Conference will be hosted at Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel from September 4-7, 2019, to recognize the multiple ways we utilize Hawaiian plant material.
Maui Ocean Center octopus

Discover & Dine

Spend the day at the Maui Ocean Center and take advantage of their recipe for the perfect Aquarium visit.
Chef Chris Kulis

Chef Chris Kulis Showcases Hawaiian Cuisine

Maui chef Chris Kulis was chosen among the world’s top culinary talent to showcase Hawaiian cuisine in Milan, Italy.
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Immerse Yourself

Explore the world of humpback whales in the first of-it-kind 3D Sphere only at Maui Ocean Center.
Ku Mai Ka Hula

Hula Competition on Maui

Ku Mai Ka Hula is an international hula competition held in Maui on September 10-12, at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
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MPD and MFD team up with GO PINK

The Maui Police and Fire Departments are teaming up with the Pacific Cancer Foundation for their Annual GO PINK campaign in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Maui County’s cancer community.

Maui Food Innovation Center Wins $50,000 Grant

Maui Food Industry X-Celerator wins $50,000 grant from U.S. SBA and will be able to expand its classes to agribusinesses, chefs, and restaurateurs.
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Camp Imua Goes Green with Zero Waste Plan

Camp Imua is week-long recreational camp that provides children with disabilities and special needs an opportunity to experience camp with the help of supportive volunteer caregivers. This year, Camp Imua will partner with the Maui Huliau Foundation for a zero waste event.
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Foreign Exchange Student Program

25 French students visit Maui during the Summer Home-stay Program in July.
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Maui Boy Scouts Donate Toys to Needy Keiki

Maui Boy Scouts donate toys to needy keiki instead of exchanging gifts with one another.

Maui Events & News

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Holiday Prize Package

Enter to win a holiday prize package valued over $950!

Maui Day Trips

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Roller Coast

Hairpin turns . . . single-lane roads . . . sheer cliffs. Rugged beauty and thrilling discoveries await those who dare.