Around da Town

Community news and events on Maui, Hawaii.

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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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TEDx Maui 2014 Videos

Watch the 2014 Maui TEDx videos.
Maui bookmobile

New Maui Bookmobile is State-of-the-art

The Holoholo Bookmobile will be based at Wailuku Public Library and has a capacity of 3,000 books, CDs, DVDs, audio books and periodicals.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Discover & Dine

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

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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MAPA presents Frozen, Jr. sponsored by Ululani’s

Witness the magic of Frozen Jr. live on stage as 60 performing arts students bring this heartwarming show to life.
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Whale Tales 2014

Get your fix of passionate scientists, marine explorers, stunning photography and engaging dialogue at the annual Maui Whale Tales event.
Cristina Lucio

Dance Maui Premieres

Maui's first annual dance festival, held on October 17, features eleven Maui dance companies and special guests.
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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.
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Kapalua Wine & Food Festival 2018

Come dressed in your best for Friday's White Party during The Grand Tasting! Enjoy premium wines at a walk-around tasting and evening under the stars on the oceanfront grounds of Montage Kapalua Bay.
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Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

Wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, island excursions, and exclusive dining opportunities await you at this year's Hawaiʻi Food and Wine Festival on Maui.
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Hotel Wailea Welcomes Zach Soto as Chef de Cuisine

Hotel Wailea welcomes a new Chef de Cuisine, Zach Sato.
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Smoke Free Beaches in Maui

The Maui County Council passes bill creating tobacco-free parks and facilities, including beaches.
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Startup Weekend Maui

Startup Weekend Maui inspires entrepreneurs to move from idea to launch in just 54 hours.
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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.

Q K C Magazine

Announcing the premiere issue of Q K C, the magazine of Queen Ka’ahumanu Center. The inaugural issue features fashion trends and dining, the queen’s legacy, popular throwback memories, community support and stories, along with an event calendar.
special olympics maui swim team fundraiser

Swim & Fin

Swim & Fin on April 26 will benefit the Special Olympics Maui Swim Team. You can help support its first year.

Chef Jojo Vasquez joins Maui Brewing Company in Kihei

Chef Jojo Vasquez's reputation as a purveyor of sustainable, artisanal cuisine caught the eye of Maui Brewing Company, and the newfound partnership offers him an exciting opportunity to bring that sensibility to Maui's blossoming bar scene.
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Fantasia Ball 2014 The Black and White Ball

This elegant Black and White evening on April 5 includes a cocktail reception and chef-inspired dinner, plus the ultimate after party, so wear your dancing shoes.
Montage Kapalua Bay Team with Artist

Pegge Hopper Art featured at Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay celebrates local artist Pegge Hopper on July 22nd as she unveils a new exclusive work for the resort.
Hyundai golf tournament on Maui

Hyundai Tournament of Champions

An intimate and elite PGA TOUR event held at the Kapalua Plantation Golf Course in Maui. Gates open January 8-12th.
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.
Hokulani Holt-Padilla

Native Hawaiian Community Educator Award

Hokulani Holt-Padilla honored as Native Hawaiian community educator of the year.
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2015 Maui Film Festival

The 2015 Maui Film Festival takes place June 3-7, with movie screenings in Wailea and at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.

Maui Events & News

Kaanapali Kai Golf Course

Juniors play free on the Ka’anapali Kai Course until September 30

Junior golfers play free at the Ka’anapali Kai Course from June 1-September 30, 2019.

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.