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Pickleball Rising on Maui, But Are There Enough Places to Play?

Seventy-seven-year-old Ron Lau’s days of surfing and diving for volleyballs at Kanaha Beach are over. The Haiku resident’s knees and other joints just can’t handle the strain. Still, he craves the thrill of competition and the camaraderie of sports.Now, he’s a pickleballer. “It crosses generations,” Lau said. “It’s for everyone. I play. My wife, surprisingly, […]

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Councilmember Hokama Expresses Support for Maui Jim Maui Invitational

Today, it was announced by the Maui Jim Maui Invitational that this year’s event will be moved from the Lahaina Civic Center to Asheville, North Carolina. The decision was made as a result of the ongoing circumstances brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Councilmember Riki Hokama, chair of the Council’s Healthy Families and Communities Committee […]

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Vertical Sports Maui Basketball Clinic

Vertical Sports Maui partners with the Hope Chapel Children’s Ministry for a basketball clinic in person on Saturday, June 25, at Hope Chapel in Kihei. Boys & girls age 6-12 years old will be learning basketball skills at all levels of experience. They’ll have some competitive drills before playing games. Afterwards there will be a […]

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Film Screening of ‘Riders of the Liquid Plains’ at Maui Arts and Cultural Center

There’s a Film Screening of Riders of the Liquid Plains at Maui Arts and Cultural Center on Saturday, February 29th. The film showcases the most stunning wave riding action footage of all time! See wave superstars like Kai Lenny, Antoine Martin, Sarah Hauser, Morgan Noireaux, Bernd Roediger, Levi Siver, Camille Juban, and Maria Andrés in […]

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Register for Paia Beachfest 2020 at Paia Youth & Cultural Center

Register for Paia Beachfest 2020 through the Paia Youth & Cultural Center website from Thursday, December 19th until Thursday, January 23rd, 2020. For their 23rd annual event, the family friendly celebration will showcase Maui’s youth bodyboarders and surfers. See style, tricks, and lots of barrel riding. Lunch will be provided for all competitors, and there’ll […]