Maui Fair

Happening Now! The 95th Maui Fair! The fair takes place at the War Memorial Complex in Kahului. The theme for this years Fair is “Celebrating the Greatest Things In Life”. $10 admission fee for adults, kids aged 5-11 $5 admission fee. 4 and under are free. On Sunday the admission fee lowers to $7 and $3 respectively.

This year the fair will be having its first street party starting at 5:30 pm. Be on the lookout tonight for a possible flashmob! On Sunday the street party will have some Aloha Characters.  Sunday at 3:00 at the main stage is the 12th annual Chili Cookoff sponsored by the Maui Fire Department. All proceeds of the Chili Cookoff will benefit the Shriners Hospital on behalf of the Maui County Fire Fighters Relief Association.

The Joy Zone has a new ride this year! Come by and ride the “Seven Seas”! Other rides include Magic Maze, Umbrella Squad, Zipper, and the Wave Swinger! Credits per ride vary. You can see more information regarding rides and credit cost here.

Events taking place at the fair this year include exhibits, a pie contest, baby of the year contest, and World Of Jam dance competition! These are just a sampling of the events that will be happening all throughout the weekend. To see a complete list of activities and entertainment, visit the Maui Fair website.

Enjoy your weekend!

Your Weekend Events!

September 1st, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, kick off your weekend with Wailuku First Friday. Market Street will be closed to vehicle traffic starting at 5:30 pm. Food will be available from some of Wailuku favorite eateries including Gianotto’s Pizza, 808 On Main, Uptown Chevron and many others! Come and enjoy cooking demonstrations, art gallery opening, live music, and many other fun activities! This is a free family friendly event. The Maui Fridays webpage has all the information regarding this event.

Taking place from Saturday, September 2nd through Monday, September 4th the Potters for Life fundraiser to benefit the Pacific Cancer Foundation will take place at Nalu’s in Kihei. Nalu’s is also a sponsor for this event.  All pottery for the fundraiser is made local on Maui. A variety of demonstrations will take place throughout the weekend.  Please visit the Potters for Life Facebook page here for more information.

On Sunday, September 3rd enjoy the Champagne Brunch at the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel. Brunch will be served from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and features live entertainment. Food items include waffles, crab legs, pastries, omelets, a carving station, and Hawaiian specialties.  Come enjoy the award-winning brunch that is a favorite of locals and visitors alike! The Ka’anapali Beach Hotel website has more information.

Enjoy the remainder of your week and have a safe Labor Day Weekend!

Budget For Kaiser Agreed On

A budget for the Maui County hospitals to be run by Kaiser Permanente was agreed upon by legislative officials on Monday.  The $33.4 million budget would include improvement and expansion plans as well.

The final total figure has not been agreed upon, but the two-year budget is expect to run from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019. Lawmakers could go to vote as early as tomorrow on budget bills.

Other budget items that may be voted on include $3.7 million for the Paia bypass design, $103 million for Kahului Airport improvements, $9.3 million for Kaanapali Beach restoration, $2 million to replace the gym floor and make band room expansions at Maui High School, and many others! All budget worksheet details are available in the Office of Executive Judiciary and Office of Hawaiian Affairs.

To view this article in it’s entirety visit Maui News here.

Grid Solar Supply

For a short time, MECO is processing Maui Customer Grid Supply Solar solar applications again, without the need for batteries.  This won’t last long! Right now, you have an opportunity to get your solar PV system pre-approved, and save you thousands of dollars, since you can do it without batteries. If you are even contemplating solar PV, you should submit an application now. This will keep your options open for the next 18 months. Pacific Energy does not charge an application processing fee, like almost all other solar companies. Contact Pacific Energy to submit an application within the next few weeks, to be sure you can take advantage of this opportunity. Please tell your clients, friends and family.
*Disclosure: The owner of Pacific Energy is related to the owners of Maui Luxury Real Estate.

Open Again Today! 9:30 am to 2:00 pm!

Open today, Tuesday April 11th from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm 3142 Kikihi St. located in the Wailea Kialoa neighborhood. This home is a huge surprise when you enter. The Tranquil Ocean & West Maui mountain views are yours from this spaciously constructed home in the well located Wailea Kialoa Community. Incredibly large living area with built-in desk & sitting areas also includes Fleetwood Double Pane doors opening onto large lanai w/private pool. Adjacent dining room joins to lanai. Gourmet kitchen includes Golden Star Granite, mitered window with breathtaking Haleakala Views, Viking gas range top, Viking double oven w/convection ability, Bosch dishwasher, Microwave Drawer, Custom Cherrywood cabinetry, Viking refrigerator, Viking beverage center, gathering table w/adjustable pull down lighting. Two master suites, professionally designed theatre with every bell and whistle, two laundry stations, Angelica Gold Travertine flooring throughout, Xenon indirect lighting, Intercom system, designer lighting plus all the other luxury amenities you can dream about. Enjoy all Waileas amenities including golf, tennis, Wailea beaches, The Shops of Wailea & 5-star dining just moments away.