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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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Neil Young Retrospective at Morrison Hotel Gallery

Morrison Hotel Gallery salutes the enduring legacy of Neil Young with career photographic retrospective, Long May You Run, featuring photographers Julie Gardner, Joel Bernstein, Danny Clinch and Henry Diltz.
Vince Mina

It’s a Dirty Job—HFUU is Doing It.

Two words have been on my mind a lot lately. If you live in Hawaiʻi, you probably know these words well: FOOD SECURITY.
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Congratulations to Clifford Nae‘ole

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua's cultural advisor was recently recognized as an industry leader in perpetuating the Hawaiian culture.

Hāna Kū: Native practitioners team with top chefs (VIDEO)

Hāna Kū—I've never experienced anything quite like it. Equal parts cultural classroom and chef's table, this intimate weekend was no doubt sprinkled with a bit of Hāna-style magic.
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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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2015 Maui Obon Festival

Move beyond the beach this summer. Maui's Buddhist temples come alive during obon season, a favorite island tradition. Here's this year's schedule.
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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.
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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New Education Director at MACC

Maui Arts & Cultural Center welcome Chadwick Pang as its new education director.

The Secret Life of Cocktails

The Hawaiʻi Food & Wine Festival will be celebrating good taste throughout the weekend—from a food-infused golf tournament to intimate wine dinners to an epicurean smorgasbord featuring thirteen chefs.
Jamba Juice Maui

Putting Jamba Juice to the (Taste) Test

We put Jamba Juice Hawaii's new line of juices through a taste test. Find out which flavor is right for you!

Have you hugged a firefighter today?

I was on assignment and this was my fourth outing to observe these guys—and one incredible woman—train for potential emergencies. I was that pesky reporter tagging along and asking questions. I wanted to know what it takes to be a Maui County firefighter. The short answer: lots of training.
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Go on a Date Upcountry!

Follow your local guide and make the most of Maui on this perfect day for two.
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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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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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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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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“Think Yellow, Go Green” this Earth Day

Support Maui schools and recycle old telephone directories at locations throughout Maui.
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Aipono Celebration Giveaway

Enter to win a prize from an Aipono-winning restaurant!
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Paia Pa’ina Premier Cultural Dinner & Show Experience

An oceanfront lūʻau offers amazing performances in the heart of Paia.

Saltwater Supremacy

What happens when the world's best paddlers migrate to Maui for a race along one of the most famous downwind courses? You get the OluKai Hoʻolauleʻa.
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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.
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A Clean Beach is a Happy Beach

A beach cleanup at Ukumehame Beach on Maui, Hawaii, uncovers unsightly and harmful litter across the shoreline. Everyone can protect marine life by picking up debris on Maui beaches.
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Professional Women Unite!

Maui women are invited to this interactive workshop hosted by Femfessionals Maui.
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Foreign Exchange Student Program

25 French students visit Maui during the Summer Home-stay Program in July.