Around da Town

Community news and events on Maui, Hawaii.

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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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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First Maui Cacao Harvest

Get ready for Maui-grown and made on Maui chocolate!
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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

Made in Maui County Festival

Shop Maui with over 140 booths offering locally made products, plus food trucks, product demonstrations, fashion show and prize drawings.
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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.
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Hotel Wailea Welcomes Zach Soto as Chef de Cuisine

Hotel Wailea welcomes a new Chef de Cuisine, Zach Sato.

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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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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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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New Education Director at MACC

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

Dance Maui Premieres

Maui's first annual dance festival, held on October 17, features eleven Maui dance companies and special guests.
Hokulani Holt-Padilla

Native Hawaiian Community Educator Award

Hokulani Holt-Padilla honored as Native Hawaiian community educator of the year.
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.
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.
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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.
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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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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.
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Kapalua Wine & Food Festival 2015

This celebration will convene the finest in food and wine and embrace the fabulous culinary bounty on Maui and at the world-renowned Kapalua Resort.
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Startup Weekend Maui

Startup Weekend Maui inspires entrepreneurs to move from idea to launch in just 54 hours.
Grow Some Good Maui Fundraiser

3rd Annual Taste of School Gardens Dinner

Bluegrass music, sunset views, silent auction prizes, and gourmet food prepared with local & school garden-grown ingredients.... Mmmm!
Jonathan Pasion

Aipono Dinner at Ka’ana Kitchen

Please join special guest Sommelier James Maher of Chambers and Chambers Wine Merchants as we explore the famous wine regions of Piedmont, Veneto, Tuscany and Sicily.