Maui Steel Guitar Festival

Happening this weekend starting on Friday April 13th and running through Sunday April 15th is the Maui Steel Guitar Festival. The Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday at the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel, and on Sunday at the Queen Ka’ahumanu Center.

Festivities in Ka’anapali will include jam sessions, workshops, silent auction, guitar exhibit and so much more! Sunday at the Queen Ka’ahumanu vintage steel guitars will be showcased. This event is free to the public!


Pacific Whale Foundation Gets A New Vessel

Ocean Guardian is the new vessel blessed into the Pacific Whale Foundation family. The vessel has the capacity for 149 passengers and is equipped with whale protection equipment. It is energy-efficient and has low emission engines. Ocean Guardian has two decks, shaded seating, plus restrooms equipped for the disabled.

The vessel will be used for whale-watching tours as well as snorkeling trips. Passengers can enjoy onboard barbecue meals prepared by chefs from one of two stainless steel grills. The Ocean Guardian made its maiden cruise on March 24th.

Best wishes on the success of the new vessel!

Maui Native Earns National Nod

42 year old Mahesh Cleveland, a native of Huelo, has been selected as one of the nations top 20 Law School Students Of The Year! This award is given to students who have made the most contributions to their law schools and their community over the past year.

Cleveland has worked numerous jobs over the course off his lifetime including construction and as a musician. He decided to head back to college at the age of 39. Although the schedule was grueling, he knew he had found his passion.

Congratulation Mahesh Cleveland on your hard work and great recognition!

Maui Dancer Crowned

Congratulations to Maui’s Shalia Kapuau’ionalani Kikuyo Kamakaokalani for being crowned this years Merrie Monarch Miss Aloha Hula! Shalia is a resident of Haliimaile and studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has been doing hula dancing since she was 4 years old.

This is the competitions 55th year. Shalia beat out 11 other dancers for the crown. Her years of practice and hard work paid off! Congratulations on your big achievement!

The Hansen Ohana Open Homes

Open today, Sunday, April 8th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Please call 808-280-1650 for gate access.

3130 N. Noho Loihi, Wailea Pualani: Oceanview 3,762 sf highly upgraded smart home with pool, spa, and water feature!

370 Kai Malu Townhome: Located in cul-de-sac on Kai Malu Road. Tucked away in quiet locale open to greenways. 3bd/2.5 upgraded value $1,310,000!

Wailea Palms #3603: Can’t use stairs? Here it is! Privately tucked away OCEAN VIEW 2bd/2ba ground level villa! $850,000