Coming to Hawaii

Coming to Hawaii is like going from black and white to color.– John Richard Stephens Photo by Dominick Marino

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Mark Twain on Hawaii

The loveliest fleet of islands that lies anchored in any ocean.– Mark Twain

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The Echo of My Song – Robert Cazimero with Hula Dancer Alaka’i Christopher Lastimado

A TEDxMaui Talk Enjoy a series of short performances and stories from Robert Cazimero, legendary and award-winning Hawaiian singer, songwriter, pianist, kumu hula and contributor to the Hawaiian cultural renaissance. Featuring hula dancers Alaka‘i Christopher Lastimado and Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu. Cazimero is a legendary and award-winning Hawaiian singer, songwriter, pianist, kumu hula and contributor to the [...]
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Fagogo – An Extra-Ordinary Story, Aue!

Jody Jackson-Becerra TedxTalks A gifted story-teller, Jody Jackson-Becerra weaves her magic using Fagogo, a traditional Pacific Island technique of story-telling. With much laughter and imagination Jody demonstrates how you can connect with and teach valuable life lessons to children in a format that promotes true human interaction. Jody left her large family and Samoan island [...]
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Lessons From a Thousand Years of Hawaii Sustainability – Sam ‘Ohu Gon III, PhD

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Biologist and cultural practitioner Sam Ohu Gon III reveals the true Hawaii, a place much more than beaches and mai tais. In these islands, there is a message for the world. Senior Scientist and Cultural Advisor at The Nature Conservancy [...]
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Taimane Gardner, Ukulele Virtuoso

Captivating ukulele virtuoso Taimane Gardner shares two performances: One, a frenetic, dazzling medley of recognizable classical tunes, and the second, a haunting and powerful composition of her own entitled "Neptune Storm." Dazzling and innovative ukulele virtuoso and songwriter Taimane Gardner picked up her first ukulele at the age of five, and it was love at [...]
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Women Helping Women “Women Leaders, Then & Now” Anniversary Gala

Women Helping Women Maui hosts its 23rd anniversary gala, “Wahine Alakaʻi – Women Leaders, Then & Now” on Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the King Kamehameha Golf Club. The celebration includes a dinner buffet, silent auction and program honoring survivors and heroes. Entertainment will be provided by Amy Hānaialiʻi. The […]

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Exhibit Tells The History of Japanese WW2 Internment on Maui

Photo: No. 910 Barracks at Honouliuli Internment Camp. R. H. Lodge photos from AR 19 Archival Collection. Photo credit: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i – Resource Center – Historical Photographs collection. A new exhibit at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center explores the history of Japanese internment on Maui. The exhibit, “Internment: Stories from Maui,” features […]

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MACC to Host ArT=Mixx

Live performance at Maui’s last ArT=Mixx, May 9, 2018. PC: MACC. Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s popular ArT=Mixx series, a fusion of performing and visual arts elaborating on ideas in the current exhibit in Schaefer International Gallery will be held on Feb. 1. This yearʻs ArT=Mixx is named “ENCHANTED,” and ties into the gallery’s current exhibit, [...]
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40th Annual Maui Whale Festival

Run & Walk For The Whales February 1 The annual Run & Walk for Whales takes place on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Maui Harbor Shops. The event kicks off the Pacific Whale Foundation’s month-long 40th Anniversary Maui Whale Festival. Designed for all ages and abilities, the Run & Walk [...]
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Henry Kapono, Hawaiian-Style Band to Perform at the MACC

Henry Kapono. Courtesy photo. Continuing Henry Kapono’s Artist 2 Artist music/talk-story series at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center, this week’s edition will feature the unique Hawaiian-Style Band. Conceptualized in the 90s as a ‘revolving band,’ HSB has included the musical synergy of more than 50 musicians and producers over the course of three albums. In [...]
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Hirono Joins in Introducing Extinction Prevention Act to Protect Pacific Island Plants

Senator Hirono plants a native ohai tree during a visit to Lyon Arboretum in August 2018. US Senator Mazie Hirono joined colleagues in introducing a bill to protect endangered and threatened Pacific Island plants, North American butterflies, Eastern freshwater mussels, and Southwest desert fish. According to Sen. Hirono, Hawaiʻi is home to more than 350 […]

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Grammy Award Winner Kalani Pe’a Performs at The Shops at Wailea Jan. 15

“No ‘Ane‘i” is the title of Kalani Pe‘a’s sophomore album, which translates to “We belong here.” File Photo By: Antonio Agosto courtesy The Shops at Wailea The Shops at Wailea welcomes back two-time Grammy Award-winning Kalani Pe’a for a live performance on Wednesday, Jan. 15. The complimentary concert will take place at the main Fountain […]

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