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LettersTotheEditor sticking her neck out I attended the recent Committee of the Whole meeting where the matter of approving legal representation for Council Member Joanne Johnson was discussed. I applaud the efforts of Council Members who seek to resolve this matter. It is distressing to me and many others that a public official like Ms. Johnson, who has a strong sense of ethical values and no ties to big money interests, is being cited for providing information to an important decisionmaking body. If one attends County Council, Board and Commission meetings on a regular basis, it is apparent that all are greatly benefited by access to accurate, in-depth information. It it also apparent that such information is often lacking. In fact, this lack has led to poorly-informed decisions being challenged, resulting in costly legal battles. Most citizens would probably agree that when the “right hand doesn’t know what the left hand” is doing, government agencies are not efficiently serving the public. When Council Members Kane and Tavares addressed the Water Board recently, they were helping to bridge that gap. Joanne Johnson stuck her neck out to insure that Planning Commission members and the public weren’t left in the dark about actions taken by other county departments. As a Council Member she has no “power” over decisions the Planning Commission will

make in reviewing Special Management Area (SMA) permits. They are final and not subject to Council review. She had nothing to gain financially. Her only purpose was to provide information. She is willing to have all alleged “violations” she is accused of discussed openly. We must ask the question: who benefits from having Joanne subject to an ethics charge cloaked in innuendo and secrecy during an important election year? My guess: Follow the money. Lucienne de Naie – Huelo

It doesn’t pay... I was very surprised to read the review of Stella Blues Cafe. I have been there several times always thinking it would be better than the last time. I have never had good service, the portions are ridiculous, and it doesn’t ever taste that good. Home cooking to me is not Stella’s. How much did they pay you to print that? I hope you at least got a free meal... Concerned connoisseur of good food, Steve Markel – Kihei The surprise is all yours. While a home cooked meal is an objective observation, our dining staff, we assure you, was neither paid nor had a bad experience as you’ve described. The service was great and the food was tasty. Sounds like you’ve got bad luck and Stella’s owes you a free meal. Editor

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‘We need to govern ourselves,’ Kaui Hill aka Bu La’ia says In the contest to see who will be Hawaii’s next governor, Kaui Hill will be a longshot for sure. Hill, 36, doesn’t have as much as money as his Democrat and Republican opponents, but he thinks his message of Hawaiian sovereignty will resonate with ­voters. Hill has run for governor before, sort of. In 1994, he borrowed his brother’s drivers license and entered the governor’s race as Bu La’ia. Drivers license aside, at 28, Hill wasn’t old enough to be governor, as 30 is the minimum age, and he was kicked out of the race. SOVEREIGN HAWAII – Kaui Hill of Haiku says if he is Hill, a part-time professional elected governor, he will work to see that Hawaii is reccomedian, has a day job as a geoognized as a sovereign nation. Hill, also known for his physicist assistant, in which he comic alter ego Bu La’ia, is serious about the campaign. helps detect underground explosives on Kahoolawe. Maui Time Weekly caught up to him Tuesday and asked people fit in? him these questions. BL: They would be allowed, like grandfaMTW: Why are you running for governor? thered in, to stay. They ought to be guaranteed BL: Because I feel that being a Hawaiian citizenship. What we’ll do is, being a sovereign and looking at what has been done to nation, stop [immigration] and any additional Hawaii and being in the position of Bu La’ia, people would have to apply to live in Hawaii. Hawaiian voice, that I could make a differWe don’t want people getting out of jail in ence in trying to unite the Hawaiian people. Alabama and being over here applying for the At least help unite them and make ‘em think same job as you and I. That guy could be a about what could be. rapist and I don’t want that in our islands, you MTW: What do you think Hawaii’s biggest know? We’d like to screen whoever comes in ­problem is? to live. BL: Having the United States governMTW: How will you campaign? ment ­govern Hawaii. We need to govern BL: As much as I can afford, which isn’t very ourselves. much. I have a family to support, so I can’t MTW: How would you do that if you get to spend too much. I also don’t want to take donabe governor? tions because I feel that if I’m going to get electBL: First, I would get all the Hawaiians ed, it’s going to be super grass roots and not together and have them do a vote and owing anybody favors. If I accept money from see exactly what they want to do. I would special-interest people I might have to, you like to get the kapuna together from each know, do a kick-back sort of thing. So I want island and have them come to agreement on to sort of stay away from that, there has been what should be done on each island. Then so much of that going on, I want to stay away. come together, from the eight islands, come MTW: Are you serious (about getting elected)? together with some simple solutions. BL: As a heart attack. MTW: Where would the non-Hawaiian


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Vacation Rentals:

Vibrant part of local economy or illegal scofflaws? Do vacation rentals contribute to shortage of affordable rental housing? Or are their white owners victims of local ‘racism’ and unworkable county rules? —By Don Gronning How you see the problem of non-permitted vacation rentals depends on where you sit. If you are a property manager who was handed a search warrant and had your vacation rental property searched by police and zoning inspectors, you would see it one way. You would probably agree this was an intimidating and heavy-handed way to enforce zoning law. But if you are someone who needs affordable rental housing, chances are you see things differently. You’ve seen the number of vacation rentals skyrocket at the same time affordable, long-term rentals are becoming scarcer. You might wonder if there is a connection. After all, it certainly seems more profitable to rent to visitors for, say $85 a night, than it is to rent the same property for $800 a month to a long-term tenant. You might think those $800 monthly rentals were turned into $85-a-night vacation rentals. The problem of these mostly non-permitted rentals is coming to a head with this election year. The county started cracking down on some vacation rentals, many of whom have been in business, and paying state General Excise Tax (GET) and Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) for years. Those connected with the industry started looking to their elected officials for relief. They found a sympathetic ear with council member and mayoral candidate Alan Arakawa. He chairs the county’s Land Use Committee, which took public testimony July 1st and 3rd, on the issue of vacation rentals. Many said the current process to become a legal vacation rental is unduly expensive and complicated. They said county inspectors were selectively enforcing the law, targeting industry representatives. While the county said enforcement was complaint driven, county officials acknowledged that complaints could be anonymous and were sometimes filed by competitors. Other people said county inspectors were rude and intimidating. Some said they detected racist overtones. Arakawa says the use of search warrants and intimidation is not the way to resolve the issue of illegal vacation rentals, which


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are essentially code violations. “It’s not a criminal act where people are going around shooting people,” said Arakawa. “It’s very white collar.” Jail time for code violations Zoning code violations may be prosecuted criminally under Title 19, Article V of the Maui County Code (19.530.020), the law cited in one of the search warrants. This law is punishable by fines up to $1,000 and imprisonment or community service. If you commit enough violations, you can get up to 30 days in jail. After a conviction for a first violation, “… each further day of violation shall constitute a separate offense if the violation is a continuance of the subject of the first conviction,” according to Maui County Code. Arakawa says the committee has been trying to work with Mayor James “Kimo” Apana’s administration to resolve the problem of illegal vacation rentals, as well as addressing complaints Arakawa has received about overzealous inspectors. “One complaint we’ve heard is about ethnic remarks,” said Arakawa. “That’s intolerable.” Arakawa says the problem is Apana’s administration. The Planning Department’s Zoning Administrative and Enforcement Division polices the vacation rentals, and Planning Director John Min answers to Apana. Apana and Arakawa will face each other in the non-partisan mayor’s race this year. When they faced each other in 1998, Apana, the Democrat, beat Arakawa, the Republican, in a close election. Arakawa says they are still awaiting a study from Min on the impact of vacation rentals on affordable housing. The study was due in November 2001, he says. Without that study, Arakawa says his instinct tells him that vacation rentals do not take away from long-term, affordable rentals. “Most are upscale and would not be affordable,” he says. “One of the things we may see out of this is a conversion to longterm rentals, but at higher levels.” Number of VRs unknown, could be thousands While it is apparent the number of vaca-

tion rentals has exploded in recent years, nobody really knows how many there are. “We estimate that there are about 1,000 to 1,500 vacation rental properties (not including condos) on Maui with 3,000 to 5,000 total bedrooms,” said William Guy Fisher, president of the Maui Vacation Rental Association (MVRA), in a letter to Apana June 17th. In that same letter, he wrote that there is no longer a long-term rental housing shortage on Maui. Fisher said the number of daily newspaper classified ads for longterm rentals averaged about 100 per week during the first few months of 2001; a time, he says, when there was a shortage. But this shortage is not caused by vacation rentals, he says. Fisher estimates only 100-150 vacation rentals could be converted to affordable long-term rentals. “However, in the last few months they have been averaging about 300 a week,” he wrote. While there is more rental housing, Fisher agrees that there is a shortage of affordable rentals. He says the June 2, 2002 Maui News had 302 total ads but only 44 with rents less than $800. Some have left because of housing costs Many people think vacation rentals are making affordable housing more difficult to obtain and even forces people who were born here to leave. “If we continue to get more vacation rentals out there in country areas, where will that leave us, as local people?” Rodney Killborn asked the committee during public testimony July 1st. He said people who live here have been forced to leave because of high housing costs. “Where are they today? They’re not here,” he said. Killborn said many people who were born and raised here are not making the kind of money that the people who come to Maui to buy vacation rentals do. “We cannot compete with your income,” he said, addressing the vacation rental supporters in the audience at the committee meeting. Killborn said vacation rentals were taking affordable housing off the market. He points out that a mainland investor is buying three houses in Rice Camp for $109,000 each, and long-term tenants there have to move.

“My friends who live there pay about $800 or so rent. They have to leave and find another place. They may have to move somewhere out of Haiku. That’s what we’re facing,” Killborn said. Problem complex The vacation rental controversy has many dimensions. The county has a bed and breakfast ordinance that could and should be used for many small vacation rentals. But there hasn’t been a stampede to “get legal.” There are currently only 22 B&Bs with valid permits, according to documents from the Planning Department. One reason may be that they are not permitted in agricultural districts. But some people testified before Arakawa’s committee that getting the permit was fairly easy and inexpensive. Penny Weigel has a permitted B&B in Lahaina. She said she built her house specifically to be a bed and breakfast and she didn’t find the process to get a permit difficult or expensive. However Anjule DeSure, who has a permitted temporary vacation rental in Haiku, says she saw her insurance premiums increase $3,000 after she became legal. “Getting legal didn’t reward me, it penalized me,” she told the committee. Her place rents for $490-665 per week and is proof that vacation rentals and B&Bs are not the same. DeSure says two years ago her neighbor built a huge six-bedroom, seven-bath “structure,” along with a two-bedroom, two-bath cottage. She says it was never used as a family dwelling and was built specifically as a vacation rental, renting for about $6,000 a week. “The guests at this unsupervised mini resort often play loud music and party around the pool area at all hours,” she told the committee. She filed a formal complaint. That resulted in the owner being served with three violations by the county, but he continued to rent until he sold the place in March to another absentee landlord. The new owner is also doing vacation rentals, she said. Equitable property taxes, assessments

Another dimension is the issue of equitable property taxes. Hotel and resorts pay $8.30 per $1,000 assessed valuation. The county collects $4.93 per $1,000 from vacation rentals. Madelyn D’Enbeau wrote a memo to council member Wayne Nishiki in March 1999 in which she pointed out the importance of proper tax classifications of vacation rentals in residential areas. D’Enbeau, an attorney, now works in the office of Corporation Counsel. She wrote that vacation rentals compete directly with hotel and resort accommodations and should be taxed at the same rate to prevent unfair competition. Because vacation rentals generate more income than properties that are used as residences, they command higher sale prices. These enhanced sale prices cause unfair increases in the assessments of neighboring properties, she wrote. Arakawa disagrees that vacation rentals compete with hotels and resorts. He says they are after completely different customers. But he would like to see vacation rental properties taxed at the same rate as hotels and resorts. “The county is losing money,” said Arakawa. “We want to bring (vacation rentals) up to hotel rates.” The time-share condos were reclassified to the hotel resort category in 1997 and the county raised $300,000 in revenue the next fiscal year. The MVRA is on record in favor of vacation rentals paying higher property taxes. In his June 17th letter to Apana, Fisher writes that, “We continue to recommend that licensed vacation rental businesses pay a higher property tax rate for buildings which are being used for vacation rentals.” Fisher also proposed a separate tax category for vacation rentals, so that homeowners would not be penalized by higher assessments from vacation rentals that D’Enbeau mentioned. There are other factors to consider. Vacation rentals and bed and breakfasts are not the same. For instance, B&Bs must be owner occupied, while vacation rentals are often owned by absentee landlords. Another twist is that many vacation rentals and B&Bs are essentially home occupations or businesses, some of which are not permitted in residential or agriculturally zoned lands. They are among many



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other businesses operated from homes throughout the county, most of which are also in violation of zoning laws. County law trumped by state landlord tenant act? Finally, at least one attorney thinks the county ordinance limiting how long you rent your home may not be valid. The county says if you rent your place for less than 180 days, it is a not a long-term rental.

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The state landlord tenant act says that a landlord and tenant may agree to any length of time for rental, and state law trumps county law, says attorney Sanford Langa. “Where as here the state, by general law, has provided that landlord and tenant can agree to any length of term, the county cannot validly say otherwise,” wrote Langa on February 8th. The Land Use Committee passed a resolution that urges the county to back off, to “hold in abeyance enforcement actions relating only to non-possession of a valid land use permit until the Council enacts a new ordinance to permit and license vacation rentals.” The resolution, entitled “Urging the Administration to Reassess Its Enforcement Practices With Respect to Vacation Rentals” is an advisory only and expected to pass when the full Maui County Council takes it up August 2nd. It will take considerably longer to enact an ordinance to change county law, says council member Charmaine Tavares. The vacation rental controversy won’t be resolved soon, she predicts. “Not sooner than a year and certainly not by the end of this year,” she says. It will take four to six months to get community input and then any ordinance would need to go before all three of the county’s planning commissions for approval, since it would involve land use. “It’s going to take a while.”

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Trouble Up Ahead The owners of Los Angeles’ Westwood Village Memorial Park (resting place of Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin and Frank Zappa) have asked the county to allow them to build a 463-casket mausoleum on ­formerly open space in the park that is very close to residential property, thus potentially disturbing both neighbors worried about spirits in their back yards and solemn park visitors, who may be exposed to screaming children and barbecue smoke. (And in June, bowing to strong opposition, the operators of Dublin, Ireland’s most famous cemetery (Glasnevin) withdrew a proposal to add income by building 11 luxury townhouses on its grounds.) Former Broward County (Fla.) librarian William Coday’s online personal ad touts his multilingualism, world travels, compassion, and love of Keats and baroque music. The ad does not mention that he was convicted of murdering his 1978 and 1997 girlfriends, both with hammers, and that he is in jail awaiting a jury’s decision whether he gets

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death for the latter crime.

Family Values Leslie Collard, 42, arrested in May in Providence, R.I., for offering an undercover officer a tandem prostitution deal that included her 19-year-old daughter, was asked before the arrest if that meant the mother and daughter would serve him at the same time. “No,” she said (according to the officer), “I have morals, because she is my daughter. My daughter will do you first.” Pull Their Parenting Licenses: David and Guadalupe Mata were arrested for allegedly chaining their 21-year-old daughter face up on her bed, to keep her away from the married man she had been seeing (Fullerton, Calif., July). A mother and stepfather were charged with duct-taping her 12-year-old son to a lawn chair so he would get sunburned as punishment for sassing her (Hamilton, Ohio, May). Gary and Kathleen Rabatin and their teen-age kids were charged with possession of marijuana, with the parents admitting pride that the kids smoke at home rather than on the street (and dope was found in every room in their house) (Levittown, Pa., June). Sedrick Lamont Curtis, 28, and Shakima Lewis, 25, were charged with forcing their adolescent kids into sex shows in their home, at which they charged clients $10 to watch (Gary, Ind., May)

Cliches Come to Life According to an Agence France-Presse report of a United Nations officials’ meeting with Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe in April (concerning how undemocratic the country’s last election was), Mugabe allegedly exploded when scolded by a U.S. representative: “Well,” said Mugabe, “I don’t think George Bush won the U.S. election, but I accept (it).” And in Lumberton, N.J., in July, Michael J. Devine, 36, captured in a stolen truck after a police chase, denied he was trying to escape; he said that he couldn’t stop because the truck contained a bomb that would explode if his speed dropped below 55 mph.

Also, in the Last Month ... A Muslim housewife in Florida filed a lawsuit after the state revoked her driver’s license because she insisted that her identification photo reveal only her eyes (because of her niqab veil) (Winter Park, Fla.). A 19-year-old man fatally overconsumed in a contest to see who could eat the most salt (Tamluk, India). A 20-year-old man was arrested after making 1,100 calls to 911 over a two-day period, attributing his behavior simply to boredom (Gainesville, Fla.). A court in Iran denied Mohammad Khordadian travel privileges for 10 years because he formerly taught Irandisapproved dance lessons while living in Los Angeles (Tehran).

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August 3, 2002 • Celebrating our 15th Birthday! Al-Anon – 12:00 pm, at Lahaina Baptist Church. 12-by-12

Integral Hatha Yoga - with Anastasia at Beyond Heaven, Makawao. Wednesdays 6:15pm; Thursdays 4pm. Also available, Yoga-Voice Classes and workshops call 276-2115 for info. Learn the beautiful art of Belly Dance with Mariela, Group and Private Classes, Workshops, Performances, Island-wide. For more info on classes and performances call 264-2047.

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Hana Women’s Support Group - 5:30-7 pm, in Hana. Presented by Child & Family Service. Call 877-6888. Al Anon-E Komo Mai - 7:30-8:30 p.m., at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. Support group for friends & families of alcoholics. Call 879-0696. Cancer Talk Story - 6:30 p.m. at Cameron Center, Hui No Ke Ola Pono. Talk about experience dealing with cancer. Family & friends invited. Call 243-2967.

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TUESDAY JULY 30 ‘Ohana Connection talk - 8:30 am, at the MOA-True Health Center in Kahului. An ongoing speaker’s breakfast to promote awareness for a healthier life in the


Maui’s Best Craft & Gift Fair to Benefit Maui Humane Society - 9:00am-4:00pm, Central Maui. Shop for handmade items and enjoy great food while you support local crafters AND Maui’s orphaned, neglected & abused pets. Contact Evelyn 879-7594. A Ho`omalu Ala Al Non – 12 pm, at Lahaina Baptist Church. Group meeting. Call Kate - 661-3906. Friday Step Study Al-Anon/Alateen Family Group - 6 p.m., at Upcountry Christian Fellowship in Pukalani. Anonymous fellowship for families/friends whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. Call 575-2277. Women’s Al-Anon - 12-1 p.m., at St. Theresa’s Church in Kihei. For women concerned about the drinking of a family member, friend or acquaintance. Call Fumi @ 8791432 or Pat @ 875-1153.


Maui Community. Weekly speakers will present on topics related to wellness, wholeness and spirituality. Call Chalie Kirchner at 986-0209 for more information. Children’s Support Group - 5:30-7:00 p.m. in Kahului. For those who have been exposed to domestic violence. Presented by Child & Family Services. Free. Call 877-6888. HIV Counseling & Testing Clinic - 8:00-11:30 a.m. and 1:00-3:30 p.m., Wailuku Health Center. Sponsored by State Dept. of Health, free, voluntary. Call 984-2129. Women’s Support Group for Victims of Domestic Violence - 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Kahului. . Call 877-6888. A Group of Our Own–Women’s Group - 6:00pm-8:00pm, South Maui. This group is for women who are committed to high level self-exploration and accelerated personal and spiritual growth. Contact Debra Greene, Ph.D. at 874-

Queen Kaahumanu Center’s TechnoVentures Space Fair - Centercourt. Comprises of all 9 planets, a gyroscope ride, a planetarium with all the major constellations and storytellers to give you both the science and the mythology of stars. Call 877-3369. Island Grown Festival - 10:00am-4:00pm, at Lahaina Cannery Mall. Maui Grown products from coffee to pineapple, jams/jellies and specialty products. For more info, call 661-5304. Maui Mall’s Land & Sea Festival - at Maui Mall, Kahului. Featuring motor boats, Hobie catamarans, motorcycles, ATV’s, Zodiacs & more! Call 249-2222. 3rd Annual Honolua Wahine Surf Classic - “Surfing for a Cure” at Lahaina Harbor. A portion of the entry fee will go to the American Cancer Society to fight breast cancer. Call 662-0159 for more info. Al Anon, Adult Children of Alcoholics - 9:30-11 a.m., at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church (room off lanai next to church hall) in Wailuku. Call 242-0296. ThyCa Maui–Thyroid Cancer Support Group - 3-4:00 pm. Thyroid cancer survivors meet to discuss living with thyroid cancer. Contact Nina Geiger at 572-4826 for meeting location.


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Celia Cruz - “The Queen of Salsa”

Thursday, JUly 25

Celia Cruz - Salsa. 7:30pm, Castle Theatre, The MACC, 242-SHOW Benoit Jazz Works - Jazz Music. 6:30pm, Ma`alaea Grill, 243–2206 Ernest Pua’a, Brian Kaui Haia - Contemporary Hawaiian music. 3-5pm, 7-9:30pm, Hula Grill, 667-6636 Henry Kaleialoha Allen - 5:30pm, East Wing, The Shops at Wailea, 891-6770 David Paquette - New Orleans style piano. 6:00pm, Pioneer Inn, 661-3636

at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center – July 25 Latin rhythms heat up the stage at the MACC when Celia Cruz and her 12-piece band, Yari Moré y Su Orquestra, appear at the Castle Theater on Thursday, July 25th . Since moving to the United States in 1960, Celia and her brand of vibrant music have continued to reach out to generations of people. “Afro-Cuban music is the root of today’s Salsa…It is a source of pride, of ­happiness, of being alive. It is what I bring to the people.” Celia recorded eight albums with Tito Puente and went on to team with Johnny Pacheco, Willy Colon, and later, the Fania All-Stars. She has been the recipient of a multitude of musical awards from ­different countries, including a Grammy in 1989. She not only has a star on Hollywood Boulevard, but also an entire street, “Celia Cruz Way”, in Miami. She has been featured in ten movies, such as “Salsa” and “The Mambo Kings,” along with performing on soundtracks for “Something Wild” and “Invasion U.S.A.”. In 1994, Celia was a proud recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts to put alongside her three honorary doctorate degrees received from Yale, Florida International University and the University of Miami. At 82, Celia’s incomparable style is still

Friday, JUly 26

Ernest Pua’a, Kawika Lum Ho - Contemporary Hawaiian music. 3-5pm, 7-9:30pm, Hula Grill, 667-6636 Pono Players - presenting brilliant improv performances, 7:30pm, MAPA, 244–8760 or 573–8907 David Paquette - New Orleans style piano. 6:00pm, Pioneer Inn, 661-3636

Celia Cruz

Saturday, JUly 27

All-Star Tribute to the King of Kings “Haile Sellassie Birthday Celebration” featuring Marty Dread and the Kryptones - Special guests Teomon and The Waena Boyz, Big Chief Thunder, Bu’laia, Nara Boone (from Ulalena), Hoku (from Ho’aikane), Sister Danyel (from Catch a Fire), Dr.Nat (from Rio Ritmo), Sundance and more! 10:00pm, Casanova’s, 572-0220 ‘Aha Hula 2002 - An evening of hula, oli and Hawaiian music featuring Kumu Hula Hokulani Holt-Padilla, Kamaka’eu Williams, Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i, Raiatea Helm and more! 7:30pm, Castle Theatre, The MACC, 242SHOW David Paquette - New Orleans style piano. 6:00pm, Pioneer Inn, 661-3636 Maurice Bega, Peter DeAquino & Garret Probst Contemporary Hawaiian music. 3-5pm, 7-9:30pm, Hula Grill, 667-6636 Pat Hennessy & The UH Jazz Band - 3:30pm, The Shops at Wailea, 891-6770

going strong. Her latest recording “La Negra Tiene Tumbao” features three music directors, her characteristic “son montuna” and Puerto Rican bomba. She has teamed up with Yari Moré, another successful “salsero”, and his 12-piece orquestra for this latest tour. “I want people to feel their hearts sing and their spirits soar.” Bring your dancing shoes to the Castle and experience what this “azucar” (sugar) is all about. Celia Cruz with Yari Moré y Su Orquestra appear at The Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater (with dance floor) on Thursday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m. Pre-show festivities start at 5:30 p.m. with food, no-host bar, and entertainment by Dr. Nat and Rio Ritmo. Call 242SHOW (242-7469).

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Monday, July 29

Kawika Lum Ho, Don Kaulia & Albert Kaina Contemporary Hawaiian, 3pm-5pm, 7-9:30pm, Hula Grill, 667–6636

Tuesday, JUly 30

Jarret Roback, Don Kaulia & Albert Kaina - Contemporary Hawaiian, 3pm-5pm, 7-9:30pm, Hula Grill, 667–6636 Open Mic with Whiteboy Johnny - Anyone can get on the mike, but you better be good. Mulligan’s on the Blue, Wailea, 874-1131 Tiffany Simms & Josh Greenbaum - 5:30pm, Four Seasons Resort, 874–8000

Wednesday, JUly 31

Keoni & Company - Slack Key Guitar, 7pm, East Wing, The Shops at Wailea, 891-6770 Joe Cano & Friends - Latin/Jazz Guitar, 9:30pm, Lahaina Coolers, 661-7082 Ricardo Dioso & Margie Hart - Latin Seranade. 8pm, Four Seasons Resort, 874–8000


The Mermen - Surf rock, Maui Brews, 667-7794. Also playing at Casanova in Makawao Friday, Aug. 2, and at Bada Bing in Kihei on Saturday, Aug. 3.

Sunday, JUly 28

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by christy miles

Café O’Lei

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Meals with a hint of tourism as well as localism I find myself eating to the point in which I can’t breathe, walk and function properly. It’s a quick routine: a fork swoops down, gathers too much food for the fork to handle and then it is shoved into my mouth and it is half chewed, half forced down my mouth. My brain is telling me to hurry up and eat for the fear that my craving for something in my mouth will not be satisfied. It’s called an oral ­fixation. Ever since I was little my ­parents have told me, “Slow down Christy! You’re not going to a fire!” Their constant nagging at the breakfast, lunch and dinner table didn’t do a bit of good as I entered my twenties. With their nagging in mind, I found myself walking down Front Street with an appetite as big as New York City. My stomach was growling and I could feel myself shaking from the lack of food. Of course, I had just eaten two hours before my excursion downtown. Just past Kimo’s, I felt a magnetic force draw me into the Ocean Front Marketplace. Walking past knickknacks and jewelry, I saw a sign that said Café O’Lei. Just then, hosts of angels were singing “Halleluiah”, and chills were sent down my spine. As I was seated on the second floor, I could see Baby Beach to my right, and to my left the Lahaina Harbor was beckoning small and large boats to come in for a visit. The lunch menu has an assortment of healthy, but hearty meals. With a taro salad sitting in front of me, my fork went to work. Crumbled blue cheese, bits of taro and squash were demolished by my teeth. Before I knew it, a crab club with a side of Caesar salad sat next to my taro salad. I pushed the salad aside and started in on the club. Snowcrab salad with crisp bacon, Kula

Café O’Lei

Ale House - Wide selection of food with sports and games all around. 355 E. Kamehameha Ave. 877–9001 Aloha Grill - 22 different burgers including veggie styles, plus all the extras. kids meals. Dairy Road Marketplace. 893–0263 Dunes Restaurant - Adventuresome revisions of local and American breakfast, lunch, and dinner favorites. Maui Lani Golf Course. 877–7461 Ichiban Restaurant and Sushi Bar - Breakfast, lunch and dinner featuring modestly priced Japanese and Local cuisine. Kahului Shopping Center. 871–6977 Manaña Garage - Latin American cuisine. Chicken Tortilla Epozote, vegetarian enchiladas and paella. 33 Lono St., Ste 150. 873–0220 Maui Coffee Roasters - Ono grinds and freshly roasted coffee in a fun and casual atmosphere makes this the place to ‘take five’. 444 Hana Hwy. 877–CUPS Piñata’s - Fresh and wholesome Mexican food from the Kitchen Sink burritos to quesadillas ala carte. Casual dining, pinatas available too. 395 Dairy Rd. 877–8707 Ramon’s - Contemporary Mexican, full sushi bar, awesome desserts. Banquet area available. 2102 Vineyard St. 244–7243 Ruby’s - Walk down memory lane at this fabulous fifties cafe. Quintessential American dining morning to night. Queen Ka`ahumanu Center. 248-7829 Wow-Wee Cafe - Unique candy bars, ice cream shakes, bagels, coffees, great sandwiches, soups, and an oxygen bar. 333 Dairy Rd. 871-1414 <>

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greens, tomatoes and avocado on foccacia bread were gone before I could count the black crabs crawling on the sea wall. I wasn’t full and my sick eating cycle had just begun. I needed to eat something from the ­dinner menu. The grilled, marinated jumbo shrimp and the Togarashi-seared Ahi begged me to eat them. When they were put on the table, I couldn’t even bring myself to eat because the food looked too beautiful on the plate. But I grabbed my fork and ate and ate and ate. I could feel my stomach bulging out of my denim skirt. Dessert was on the way out and I had to belch in order to fit it in. Once the belch passed, I slowly ate a pineapple upside-down cake with a scoop of ice cream. My sick cycle finally came to an end. I came. I saw. I ate and ate and ate. Café O’Lei satisfied my oral fixation and I was ready to walk it off on Front Street. Well, I mean wobble down Front Street. Cafe O’Lei has four locations. Lunch is served from 10:30 AM till 4:30 PM. Dinner is served from 5:00 PM till 9:00 PM. Come in for a great meal with a hint of tourism as well as localism.

BadaBing! - Homey Italian haven, award-winning thin crust pizzas, veal, calamari or chicken picatta. 1945 S. Kihei Rd. 875–0811 Capiche? - Contemporary Italian with a twist; extensive wine list. Commanding ocean views from every table. Diamond Resort. 879–2224. Dick’s Place - Incredible all-you-can-eat food specials, free pool playing with purchase. 8 pool tables. 2463 S. Kihei Rd. 874–8869 El Restaurante Pasatiempo - Authentic homestyle Mexican food, with a wide range of dishes and meats to choose from. Azeka’s Plaza II. 879–1089 Five Palms Beach Grill - Local produce and fish featured in Pacific Rim cuisine. 2960 S. Kihei Rd. 879–2607 Harlow’s Restaurant - Enjoy fine dining among the cozy and chic furniture and great sunset views. 2511 S. Kihei Rd. 879–1954 Jabba’s Place - Family restaurant featuring homestyle cooking at a great price. Specials nightly. Azeka’s Plaza I. 891–0989 Kai Ku Ono - A tapas-style menu, where everything is ala carte, special late night menu. 2511 S. Kihei Rd. 875–1007 La Creperie - French cuisine in a stylish and comfortable atmosphere. Serving escargot, ratatouille, and many other dishes. 1913 S. Kihei Rd. 891–0822 Life’s a Beach - Food & drinks in a fun atmosphere. Best Mex, nachos, burritos, prime rib, and grilled mahimahi are just some of the specialties. 1913 S. Kihei Rd. 891–8010 Lobster Cove - Varied menu of seafood including fresh

island fish. 100 Ike Dr. 879–7677 Longhi’s Wailea - Seafood, meat and pasta entrees with many not listed on the menu. Ask the server for details. 3750 Wailea Alanui Dr. 891–8883 Ma`alaea Grill - Reasonably priced fine dining overlooking the harbor from the Maui Ocean Center. Ma`alaea Harbor Village Shops. 243–2206 Maui Pizza Cafe - Top quality pizza with traditional toppings, full menu with salads, pasta and sandwiches. 2439 S. Kihei Rd. 891–2200 Marco’s South Side Grill - A lavish and beautiful setting, compliments the hearty Italian food and excellent wines. 1445 S. Kihei Rd. 874–4041 Mulligan’s On the Blue - Maui’s authentic Irish pub, plenty o’Irish food, whiskey and beer. Breakfast is served till 3pm. 100 Kaukahi St. Wailea 874–1131 Nick’s Fishmarket - Fine dining in open air and elegance with amazing seafood dishes and fresh fish preparations. Kea Lani Hotel. 879–7224 Pita Paradise - Good food, fast. Serving up a mean Mediterranean-style “gyro”, salads or wraps, Kihei Kalama Village Center. 875–7679 Rockin’ Sushi - Deep variety of sushi choices from appetizers, through main courses to the desserts. 41 Lipoa St. 879–9001 Sansei Restaurant - Japanese based Pacific Rim dining, sushi bar and late night menu. Award winning cuisine, early bird and late night specials. 1881 S. Kihei Rd. 879–0004 Sarento’s on the Beach - Contemporary dining near the water’s edge. Private VIP table available. 2980 S. Kihei Road. 875–7555 Sausage Shack - Homemade sausage in meats or veggie style on fresh baked buns, with every condiment you could desire. 1913 S. Kihei Rd. 874–6444 South Shore Grinds - Delicious and healthy plate lunches, burgers, dinners, desserts and more. 362 Huku Li`i Place #101. 875–8472 Taj Mahalo’s - The only Indian restaurant on Maui, homemade curries and naan, chicken tandoori, wraps, lots of vegetarian delights. Lipoa Center. 874–1911

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Casanova’s - First class service, first class food. Fine Italian dining at night and Makawao’s favorite deli by day. 1188 Makawao Ave., Makawao. 572–0220 Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon - Hankering for some grub? Charley’s serves it hearty and healthy from breakfast to dinner. 142 Hana Hwy., Pa`ia. 579–9453. Hali`imaile General Store - Gourmet dining in a charming atmosphere. Chef Beverly Gannon’s award-winning menu. 900 Hali`imaile Rd, Hali`imaile. 572–2666 Jacque’s Northshore Bistro - Tropical yet festive atmosphere, with a sushi bar, indoor and lanai dining.

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By Cole Smithey

A Smelting Incident

Austin Powers Looses Steam In Third Installment Austin Powers In Goldmember – Three Stars Labored and teeming with half-hearted jokes, this third installment in the Austin Powers franchise falls wide of the giddy mark that “The Spy Who Shagged Me” hit three years ago. Mike Myers returns to his infectious “Yeah Baby” antics of playing multiple characters Dr. Evil, Fat Bastard, Austin Powers and, this time, a Dutch villain named Johann van der Smut as the title character “Goldmember.” Yet the fiendish Gold­member is the weakest personality in the bunch, with Dr. Evil and Fat Bastard never rising to the lofty comic moments they enjoyed in the last movie. Michael Caine gets a much-deserved heavy helping of screen time, but Destiny’s Child’s Beyonce Knowles lacks the abundant comic savoir-faire to bring her Blaxploitationinspired character Foxxy Cleopatra to life. Still, she does have the best line in the movie when she tells Austin, “You have the right to remain sexy, sugar.” “Austin Powers In Goldmember” starts off with a “Mission Impossible 2” inspired opening action sequence that turns comic thrills into delightful surprise as characters reveal themselves to be actors portraying the Austin Powers crew for a new movie. There are lots

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of eye-popping cameos that arrive as firework displays of entertainment glamour. It seems that in Austin’s world, Hollywood has caught onto his shtick and is making a movie called “Austinpussy” with more than a few Oscarwinning actors playing the parts of our favorite shagadelic troop. But the sequence sets an impossibly high watermark that the rest of the movie never quite matches. Most disappointing are the scenes where Fat Bastard appears. You can’t help but think back to the infamous “get in my belly” scene from “The Spy Who Shagged Me” in which the revolting Scottsman sexually taunted a doe-eyed and disgusted Heather Graham in bed. That scene sticks in one’s memory as a groaning example of brilliantly crude comedy springing from context and innuendo. But in “Goldmember,” the closest we get to Fat Bastard’s outré humor is hearing him describe the especially pungent bouquet of his own flatulence to Austin and Foxxy. The humor never boils over partially because Austin and Foxxy’s reactions don’t quite fit the appropriate level of repugnance and­ ­desperation that Fat Bastard should engender with his noxious odors and less-than-­


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Verne Troyer (Mini-Me) and Mike Myers (Dr. Evil) in Goldmember (Austin Powers 3) eloquent verbal descriptions. In the plot, criminal mastermind Gold­ member has kidnapped Austin’s dad Nigel Powers (Michael Caine), sending our man Austin to visit an imprisoned Dr. Evil for clues. A time trip back to 1975 finds Austin snooping around at Studio 69 where Goldmember — who lost his tallywhacker in a smelting accident — holds court by rollerskating around the club in tight gold shorts. Austin hooks up with his old flame Foxxy and brings her back to the future to bust up an evil plan for global destruction — codenamed ‘Preparation H’ — cooked up between Goldmember and the recently escaped Dr. Evil and Mini-Me. The star of the show is still Dr. Evil, and Myers has perfected that character’s various charms to a point where he’s not so pernicious anymore. It’s revealed late in the story that Austin and Dr. Evil are actually blood brothers and sons to Nigel Powers. This comes after Dr. Evil has embraced his son Scott (Seth Green) into the fold after rejecting Mini-Me (Verne J. Troyer) as his right-hand man. But the result of all this pseudo affectionate plotting is that Austin Powers loses a here-to-fore-worthy adversary. Austin still seeks approval from his old dad who busies himself shagging women four at a time. Even when the Queen knights Austin, Nigel humiliates his swinging spy son by not attending the ceremony. Caine’s appearance in “Gold­

member” serves as a shining endorsement of the series by the same actor whose ’60 films like “Get Carter” inform much of the set-up for Austin Powers’ character and environment. The movie does have a few sight gags and set-ups that are notably shocking for the weird visceral tingle they inspire. Fred Savage (“The Wonder Years”) plays ‘Number Three,’ a mole reporting to Austin with the biggest hairy mole on his face that you will likely ever see in such close-up detail on the big screen. The mole’s mole, as it were, sends Austin into hilarious squirming fits punctuated by his overuse of the word ‘mole.’ This, along with a peeing fountain scene, makes for some of the movie’s more raucous moments. Mike Myers is a comic genius who doesn’t get out enough. There’s a impression to “Goldmember” that the film’s creator is attempting to bottle up his precious humorous commodity so as not to devalue its worth. But some of Myers’ ‘looseness’ gets lost in the exchange, and it’s that very quality that is most necessary to his brand of comedy. Just as with Tom Green’s infectious humor, Myers needs to be breaking molds rather than adhering to them. The future success of the Austin Powers franchise will rest on Myers’ ability to, in some measure, throw out everything he has done before with his own preconceptions of these far-out and fabulous characters.


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Wednesday, July 31st SEX WITH STRANGERS - The brothers Gantz, ­creators of HBO’s “Taxicab Confessions” specials, ­provide a window (some would say peephole) into a world of sexual experimentation in this one-of-a-kind documentary. This fascinating sociological study has been called “Illuminating” (LA Times), “Emotionally raw and intimate” (LA New Times), “A terrific meditation on human relationships, at once as exciting as a thrill ride and as predictable as a merry-go-round” (Honolulu Star Bulletin) and “So riveting, so psychologically ­penetrating, you may be left breathlessly satisfied” (LA Weekly). Unrated. 88 min.

New This Week Austin Powers 3 - He’s back, baby! It’s been 3 years since Austin Powers, that swinging international man of mystery, has had to face his arch enemy, Dr. Evil. But after Dr. Evil and his accomplice Mini-Me escape from a maximumsecurity prison, Austin is called to action once more in this third and final installment of the highly successful Austin Powers movie franchise. See Review. The Country Bears - G - Animation - Like other celebrated rock-and-roll groups, the ­members of the legendary group The Country Bears were torn apart by the perils of their own success: ego, jealousy, and a little too much honey. “The Country Bears” is the story of how eager, young fan Beary Barrington can convince the bitter ex-members of the rock band to put aside their differences and perform a benefit concert to save Country Bear Hall, the legendary venue where the band got its start. Featuring musical performances or appearances by reallife rock-and-roll ­legends Don Henley, John Hiatt, Elton John, Queen Latifah, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt and Brian Setzer, audiences will want to bring the cubs to the biggest rock ‘n roll reunion in history.

The bourne Identity - (PG-13) - Thriller - A man ­awakens from a coma-like state only to find out he cannot recall his past. He soon finds himself the target of an international terrorist, and the only person who may hold the answers to his true identity is a woman who claims to know his past. The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course - (PG) Action - The Crocodile Hunter has avoided the death-roll and nabbed another feisty croc, hoping to save it from poachers. What he doesn’t know is that the crocodile has innocently swallowed a top secret U.S. satellite beacon, and the poachers are actually American special agents sent to retrieve it. Eight Legged Freaks - (PG-13) - Sci-Fi - The ­residents of a rural ­mining town discover that an unfortunate chemical spill has caused hundreds of little ­spiders to mutate into the size of SUVs. And they’re hungry. Halloween: Resurrection - (R) - Thriller - He’s back... When a group of teens win a contest to spend a night in Michael Myers’ childhood home to be broadcast live on the internet, they belive they are in for a little fun and some free publicity. But, things go frightfully wrong and the game turns into a struggle to make it out of the house alive. Hey Arnold! The Movie - (G) - Animation - Arnold is up against a powerful industrialist who invades the city and buys everything in sight so he can knock it down and erect a huge “Mall-Plex.” K-19: The Widowmaker - (PG -13) - Thriller The captain of a Russian submarine must lead his crew’s efforts to prevent their vessel from having a nuclear meltdown. Like Mike - (PG) - Comedy - A pre-teen buys a ­“magical” pair of sneakers that were once worn by ­professional basketball player Michael Jordan, transforming into a basketball wiz able to compete on a professional level despite his size. Lilo & Stitch - (PG) - Animation - A captivating tale of a young girl’s close encounter with the galaxy’s most ­wanted extraterrestrial, combining whimsical, unforgettable characters, an imaginative and offbeat story, and colorful artistry. Men In Black II - (PG13) - Sci-Fi - While investigating a seemingly routine crime, Agent J uncovers a ­diabolical plot masterminded by an evil Kylothian ­monster that disguises

itself as a sexy lingerie model. Minority Report - (PG-13) - Sci-Fi Thriller - An actiondetective thriller set in Washington D.C. in 2054, where police utilize a psychic technology to arrest and convict murderers before they commit their crime. MR. DEEDS - (PG-13) - Comedy - Longfellow Deeds is a sweet, lovable guy leading a simple but happy life until two corporate fancy execs bring news that he has a long-lost relative who has left him an inheritance of 40 billion dollars. Deeds ultimately discovers what life is really all about and has to prove that money changes everything... but not everyone. My Big Fat Greek Wedding - (PG) - Romantic Comedy Toula is an unmarried 30-year-old Greek woman who never hears the end about not being ­married with kids, a point that constantly worries her father, who strongly believes that Greek women should marry Greek men. She meets Ian , a non-Greek teacher, and falls in love with him, but fears that her strong ­family heritage will ultimately undermine their relationship.­ Reign of Fire - (PG-13) - Action - In present-day London, a boy inadvertently wakes an enormous fire-breathing dragon from its centuries-long slumber. 20 years later, much of the world has been scarred by the beast and its offspring. Road to Perdition - (R) - Drama - Tom Hanks stars as a hit man for an Irish gang in the Depression-era Midwest. When his work crosses into his private life, leading to the death of his beloved wife and son, Sullivan and his surviving son set out on a journey of revenge and self-­discovery. Stuart Little 2 - Plucky, pint-sized hero Stuart Little returns, delighting ­audiences with even more actionpacked adventure.

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Maui Mall Megaplex Maui Mall, 249–2222 - D - Daily Austin Powers in Goldmember - PG13 - D (11:30, 12, 2, 2:30, 4:30, 5), 7, 7:30, 9:30, 10, Sa-Su (11:30, 12, 2, 2:30), 4:30, 5, 7, 7:30, 9:30, 10 Country Bears - G - D (12:15, 2:30, 4:45), 7, 9:15, Sa-Su (12:15, 2:30), 4:45, 7, 9:15 Eight Legged Freaks - PG13 - D (12:05, 2:30, 4:55), 7:20, 9:45 Halloween: Resurrection - R - D 7:25, 9:35, Tu (7:25, 9:35) Hey Arnold - PG - D (12:45) K-19 The Widowmaker - PG13 - D (12:05, 2:45, 3:05, 5:45), 6:10, 8:45, 9:15, Sa-Su (12:05, 2:45, 3:05), 5:45, 6:10, 8:45, 9:15 Like Mike - PG - D (12:00, 2:25, 4:50), 7:15, 9:40, Tu (12, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:40), Sa-Su (12, 2:25), 4:50, 7:15, 9:40 Lilo & Stitch - PG - D (12:20, 3:05, 5:15), Sa-Su (12:20, 3:05), 5:15 Mr. Deeds - PG13 - D (12:05, 2:30, 5:05), 7:30, 9:50, Tu (12:05, 2:30, 5:05, 7:30, 9:50), Sa-Su (12:05, 2:30), 5:05, 7:30, 9:50 Reign of Fire - PG13 - D (11:30, 2, 4:30), 7, 9:30, Stuart Little 2 - PG - D (1, 1:15, 3, 3:15, 5, 5:15), 7:05, 7:20, 9:10, 9:25

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Queen Ka`ahumanu Shopping Center, 878–3456 The Bourne Identity - PG13 - (11:45, 2:30), 5:10, 7:45, 10:10 Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course - PG - (11:30, 1:45, 3:40), 5:45, 7:50, 9:55 Men In Black II -PG13 -(12:30, 2:45), 5, 7:15, 9:30 Minority Report - PG13 - (12:00, 3:15), 7:00, 9:55 My Big Fat Greek Wedding - PG - (12:35, 2:50), 5:05, 7:20, 9:35 The Road to Perdition - R - (11:30, 2:05), 4:40, 7:25, 10

Kukui Mall 1819 South Kihei Road, 878–3456 Eight Legged Freaks - PG-13 - Fr-Su (12:30, 3:15), 7, 9:30, Mo-Th (2:15), 5, 8 Goldmember - PG-13 - Fr-Su (12:25, 2:50), 5:10, 7:35, 9:55, Mo-Th (1:30), 3:45, 6, 8:15 K-19 The Widowmaker - PG-13 - Fr-Su (12:45, 3:45), 6:45, 9:40, Mo-Th (1:45), 4:45, 7:45 Stuart Little 2 - PG - Fr-Su (12:15, 2:45), 5, 7:30, 9:55, Mo-Th (1:30), 3:45, 6, 8:15

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Sexual Heeling My girlfriend and I have been together for two years, and we’re very much in love. I have to get dressed up for work, but she works in a more relaxed environment and prefers to dress casually. She dresses very casually at home, too. The problem is, I really like it when she dresses up — especially in high heels. I’ve bought her sexy shoes and lingerie, but in the entire time we’ve been together, she’s dressed up for me maybe eight times. I’ve told her repeatedly that all she has to do to put a smile on my face is strap on a pair of high heels and strut past me. She says she loves my reaction when she wears them, but she considers herself “sexy enough,” and wonders whether maybe something is wrong with me. I’m starting to feel ­sexually frustrated and more than a little worried about our long-term potential. How can I help her see my side? —Over The Pump Women in manhunt mode generally favor itsy-bitsy dresses and stilettos that should come with airsickness bags over ensembles that scream, “I could be called out to plow the fields at any moment.” It’s landing a man that causes all the trouble. Not for all women. The smart ones stick relatively close to their original, man-grabbing fashion statements. The not-so-smart ones edit theirs from “sexpot” to “stock pot” the moment they catch a whiff of commitment in the air. Naturally, such slinky attire calls for equally alluring footgear, like Birkenstocks (which must be short for “Birthcontrolstocks,” since they look like THE shoe to wear when you’re lusting for a long night of really great... posture). Your girlfriend, like too many women, seems to have a rather tenuous grasp on the difference between “comfortably dressed” and “too comfortably dressed.” Do point out that you’re not asking her to jog, garden, and scale sheer rock face in four-inch, jeweled, feathered Manolo’s. You’d be elated if she simply took occasional steps (strappy ones; preferably while wearing some little lace nothing-or-other) to keep you hot for her; in turn, helping you keep your relationship from failing the test of time. (Perverted freak that you are, you find sex with her more exciting when she looks more like a stripper than a Teamster. Shocking ...simply shocking.) Assuming that you aren’t breaking into shoe stores after hours to watch the high-heeled pumps gathering dust on the shelves, your girlfriend should shelve her notion that your little shoe thing is an indication that you don’t find her “sexy enough.” Reassure her that the shoes aren’t the entree; just a fashion condiment — one you’re campaigning to see on her — not on her best friend or the girl next door. If she continues to put her foot down, consider it your cue to point your feet toward the door...leaving her free to find somebody she’s more sexually compatible with; say, a guy whose secret fantasies involve women shuffling around his living room in shoes appropriate for picking lettuce. (c)2002, Amy Alkon, all rights reserved. Got a problem? Email Amy Alkon,



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DON’T WAIT, CALL The phone lines are open! You can call anytime for this one time offer. SWM, 35, seeks older man, 50-68, for dating, laughter, friendship and more. 572694 MASCULINE MALE SM, 45, likes movies, the outdoors, quiet times at home. Looking for attractive, fit, honest, secure SM for friendship and dating, possible LTR. Please be employed. 450367 WHAT IT COMES DOWN TO Male, 47, 6’, 185lbs, Hawaiian/Chinese, Cancer, smoker, seeks slender man, 20-50, 535956 to see how things go. BE MY GYM PARTNER? Very athletic GWM, 24, 5’10”, reddishblond/green, tan, swimmers build, loves working out, dining out, volleyball, soccer, the outdoors, r&b, classical music. Seeking intelligent, open-minded GWM, with similar interests. 411974 DREAMS DO COME TRUE Outgoing male, 33, Libra, smoker, likes cooking, movies, quiet times. Seeking compatible WM, 18-35, to find our place in the sun. 523604 TALK TO ME SBM, 45, N/S, likes camping, hiking. Seeking WM, 26-49, who likes sports, movies, music, for hanging out. 477122 HERE IN PARADISE SBM, 37, looking to meet SBM, 25-50, to enjoy the island, travel, party, have a good time, and relax. 473661 ALOHA! Maui man, 25, average build/height/weight, enjoys outside activities, kind, compassionate people with open-minds, friendship and companionship. Seeking GM, 30-50, to fill the space in my heart. 473629 SAN FRAN TRANSPLANT Male, 39, Scorpio, smoker, homeowner, seeks WM, 25-35. Enjoys dining out, cooking, the ocean, swimming. 418038

WOMEN Seeking Women

Women Seeking Women

ATHLETIC, ROMANTIC Physically fit SWF, 29, 6’, 175lbs, Cancer, smoker, enjoys surfing, sun-sets, running, skiing. Seeking WF, 24-35, smoker, to make each other happy. 525706

For customer service call 1-800-252-0920 or email

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ABBREVIATIONS: A-Asian; B-Black; C-Christian; D-Divorced; F-Female; G-Gay; H-Hispanic; J-Jewish; M-Male; N/S-Non-Smoker; P-Professional; S-Single; W-White GUIDELINES: The Maui Time Personals are for adults 18 or over seeking monogamous relationships. To ensure your safety, carefully screen all responses. First meetings should occur in a public place. Abbreviations are permitted only to indicate gender preference, race, and religion. We suggest your ad contain a self-description, age range, lifestyle and avocations. Ads and voice messages containing explicit sexual language will not be accepted. This publication reserves the right to revise copy containing objectionable phrases; to reject in its sole discretion, any advertisement on account of its text. This publication assumes no responsibility for the content or reply to any Maui Time Personals ad. The advertiser assumes complete liability for the content and all replies to any advertisement or recorded message and for any claims made against this publication and its agents as a result thereof. The advertiser agrees to indemnify and hold this publication, its employees and its agents harmless from all costs, expenses (including reasonable attorney fees), liabilities and damages result The Maui Time Personals agrees not to leave his/her phone number, last name or address in his/her voice greeting. Not all boxes contain a voice greeting.

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The Best.

• Vinyl


• Vinyl

Windows • Power Wash

• Roofing • Cabinets

• Carpentry

& More . . .

July 25-31, 2002


Tattoos • Body Piercing • Body Jewelry •


Maui’s Largest Selection of Body Piercing! 193 Lahainaluna, Lahaina • 667-2156 • 10am-10pm six days

the mind-body connection work of Louise Hay and like authors.

Lunar Cycles: New Moon - 8 August, 9:16am at 16 Leo 04. Full Moon - 22 August at 12:30pm at 29 Aquarius 39. ARIES [Mar. 20 - Apr. 19] - Putting your mind to work on whatever you want will be a natural thing at this time. You may get unique messages about your childhood and how decisions you made then have created today’s career situations. Ask for the path to resolution and you’ll release them. TAURUS [Apr. 19 - May 20] - Those of you who are sensitive to changes in the environment can tell that there will be a move coming your way. Perhaps changing your home to a new area, and no area is blocked from your consideration. Creative inspiration comes at unusual times, so roll with it.


GEMINI [May 20 - June 21] - With your ruler meeting Mars in its annual visit, you may feel primed to leap tall buildings with a single bound. Also, your mental muscle may be wanting to be flexed with something new and challenging. Perhaps now is the time to finish a project you’ve delayed?

•DAILY HOMEMADE SOUPS! •AWARD WINNING CAESAR Now Delivering in LahainaTown (FREE on Front Street) Lahaina Market Place corner of Lahainaluna & Front Street

CANCER [June 21 - July 22] - With the energy of several planets in your house of prosperity and moveable possessions, you’re focusing on what truly supports you. Throwing out old thoughts, emotions and physical things is a truly good project at this time.


LEO [July 22 - Aug. 22] - You can set the upcoming year’s focus at this time. Know that you may be a tad more aggressive than usual and that also applies to your mind and the thoughts therein. Remember to be non-judgmental, keep your sense of humor, and be generous with all, including yourself. VIRGO [Aug. 23 - Sept. 22] - Now you’re able to see and hear clearly what is going on in your life based on your analytical and uncontrolled subconscious mind. Issues will manifest directly in your body, so study

Kiva Rivers, photo: E. Sargent

Astrology and Tarot Readings Caring Caring and and Gently Gently


july 25, 2002


Humorous Humorous --

By Eliza Bassett 808–573–3039

LIBRA [Sept. 22 - Oct. 22] - Your career shifts from individual success to being part of a team that supports and improves the community you live in. Allow nurturing friends to introduce you to new foods and new ways of relationship that have not occurred to you before. SCORPIO [Oct. 22 - Nov. 22] - With the conjunction of Mercury and Mars in your career house, your mind is ready to commit to the upcoming energy of success and prosperity. You can feel it even if everyone else is lost. You know they never are attuned to you... rebirth yourself, soar free. SAGITTARIUS [Nov. 22 - Dec. 20] - Your mind may be alive with new thoughts and philosophies that inspire you to deeply pursue them. Some may be just what you’ve been seeking as they put you on a new path in your life. Relationships require balance between work and home. CAPRICORN [Dec. 21 - Jan. 19] - You may find yourself more aggressive with those you love if they do not measure up to your expectations as well as what you’ve agreed to. Make sure that your agreements are still valid and not based upon remnants of your childhood training. AQUARIUS [Jan. 19 - Feb. 18] - The next year will see a powerful polarity between your self and your relationships of all kinds. Set an intention as to what you’d like to be doing during the next year. Remember to be humorous, watch your judgments, and learn something new every day. PISCES [Feb. 18 - Mar. 20] - One thing you know is that how you think about the world, your health and body, does happen. This is an important time to pay attention to clues from your community, and what is important to them. You are sensitive to their thoughts and emotions.

Eyes of Heaven Intuitive Astrology and Tarot Readings with Eliza Bassett

Kama ` aina Rate Available makalani @ innerw


MauiClassifieds AUTOMOTIVE

•Mechanics Special! ‘92 Ford Ranger, needs transmission work. Legal and runs! $500 obo. 575-2226. 2 •Oldsmobile Delta 88. Newly rebuilt engine, runs great. $1800 obo. Call 6675336. 2 •Tire, P205/70R14, Steel Belted Radial, Excellent Condition. $20 obo, 244-1167. 2


•Parrot for sale: Cherry-headed green conure (Psitticara), talks some, answers phone, perfect health. $375 w cages & perch. 875-8577 or 298-5299. •Scanner, AGFA Snapscan 1212U, 1200x600 Resolution, Windows or Mac, USB Connection w/software. Works Great! $60. 244-1167. 2 •New woman’s Seaquest 7.6.5 wetsuit. Size 7-8. Reg $325. $225 obo. Stay toasty! 283–8633 or <> 33 •Car Racks By Thule, fits 88-95 VW Golf or Jetta. Load bars, towers & locks only. Can accommodate surfboards, sailboards, kayaks. $100. 669–3866 31 •Exotic woods. Milo, Mango, Etc. Offer, Take All. Hana - 248-7725. Pls Lv. Msg. •Ozone air purifier destroys mold, smoke, dust, fungi, bacteria & viruses. $320. 572–2995 30 •Massage table, by Astra-Lite, strong, light and portable with adjustable legs. $425. 572–2995 33 •Queen hide-a-bed couch, Beauty Rest mattress, very clean $150; Floor lamp, oak $20, Table $25, mirror medicine cab $25, Water heater $50, and more! Call 573–8552 or 280–0840. 30 •KLEIN Adroit ultralight mountain bike, XT, Judy SL., new condition $1299 obo. 283–8633 or <> ts

Cl a s s e s

•Learn the beautiful art of Belly Dance! M & F at 5:00pm, Lahaina. Let your inner goddess guide you through this magical art that nourishes both mind & body, call 264–2047 for info. • Learn Italian the fast and fun way. Call Eugenio at 572–9270. 30

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• SALES AGENTS Maui Time We­ekly is looking for a few great sales people. Work in an exciting environment. Call 661–3786 for an appointment, or fax your resume to 808–661–0446 or email to <>. • LINE COOK & BUSSER FT Apply at David Paul’s Lahaina Grill office at 1068 Limahana Pl., Ste 3, Lahaina.

This is a great opportunity to work with a professional team of stylists in a fabulous salon. French Connection 667-7107 3


Bodywork •BE SURPRISED. Discover a fresh sense of yourself through even one session of personalized Functional Integration based on the Feldenkrais ® method. End overworked muscles by learning how to distribute your effort among all parts of the body that can help in the task at hand. Joel 572-2947. •Totally relax and let go. Come and experience my healing touch. Rejuvenating and pleasurable. 2504557. •Learn the ancient art of Tantra from a beautiful goddess. Access your pontential! Deeply relaxing, educational bodywork. You deserve it. 573-3406. Massage (must provide LMT#) • Maui Tropical Massage Intuitive and effective. Have table will travel. Gift certificates Avail. LMT 3132. Iolani 283-6938. 3


to the Divine Sensual Healing Touch & Presence of a Beautiful Woman



Tantric Healing & Skillful Bodywork • Amico’s Massage & Sauna “Your Friendly Massage Connection” 1045 Piiholo Road, Makawao Massage and Sauna ~ $60 Special Double-Bookings ~ save $10 Affordable Weekend Intensive Massage Certification Classes Also Couple’s Massage Lessons Weddings, Birthdays, & Bachelorette Parties Gift Certificates Available Island wide outcall Avail. till midnight 572–9270/280–0278 Eugenio Amico LMT#5582 33 Psychic readings •Spiritual Consultant. Love, Marriage, Business. Readings by phone. Call Rose 707-5754989. Visa/MC/Amex.


•ASSISTNT MANAGER,SECRETARY Crazy Fingers is looking for an assistant manager with secretary experience. Call 573–3124 for information and interview. 2




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auditions • Aloha Festivals Maui seeks Royal Court, must be of Hawaiian Lineage, 18 or older, call Myrna Ah Hee at 808–264– 0784 or 661–0180 23 musical instruction • Sing Your Heart Out! Louise Lambert’s Vocalastics Singing Workshop. Gain Flexibility, Confidence, Breath Control, Range Expansion, Power, Harmony, & Improvisation. Wed 7-9pm, Kihei, Call 875-1891 32 musicians Available • Female Singer seeks band to join & play local venues. wide vocal range and eclectic taste in music. Pls leave msg 280–0926. 32 • Versatile pro drummer, acoustic and midi, available for gigs and recordings. Call JJ at 572–9270. 2 Musicians Wanted

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•Shpank is looking for horns to round out our all-original, hi-energy band. Also seeking pro-management. Call 205-4188. •All Original Acoustic Band seeks percussionist & bassist. Call 250-6170. •Bassist and Singer seeking experienced lead guitarist for cover/original band. Tait. 874-1097 2

My Secret Garden A place of Magic An hour of Pleasure A date with Beauty Sensual Bodywork


• Seeking lead vocalist & guitarist. Visit for details 2 •Bassist and drummer needed for original rock band. 250-6170. 2 •Est. Reggae & Local music band w/a full calendar of gigs seeks dependable guitar, bass & keyboard players. Must have own equipment, be able to practice 2x/wk. Vocal skills helpful. Call Joe @ 264-5065. 2 Equipment Buy/Sell •JBL SR Series concert PA speakers. Good Condition, $500 each or $1000 for pair. Please call 874-6049. 1 •Brand New Mapex SE series 100% maple Drum Set w/softshell cases, Exl Cond! Choice of new Paiste’s or Ziljan custom K cymbals & high hat. Org Cost $3500. Sale Price $1500 or best offer. Please call 874-6049. 1 •Crown Power-Tech 2 Amp-900 watt power amp; stereo or dual/bridged mono operation. Strong steal casing. Very good cond. LOUD! $525 249-2324 or 2 • Trace acoustic amp TA30 $175, Rode NTV tuve mic $450, Sonic Maximizer 822A (XLR) $125, classical and flamenco guitars, Kohno $3,600, Burguet $750, Aria $950. 573–3935.33 • Mackie 1604VLZ 16-ch mixer, $800; Rodriguez Classical Guitar w/case, $300; Epiphone acoustic/elec w/case, $300; Squire mini-strat w/Duncans, Sperzels, gig bag, $400. All Excellent Cond. 876– 0074 30 • Alto saxophone, Buffette, like new, $500. 572–2093 33 • Lo Prinzi acoustic guitar. $399 obo. 283–8633 or <> 33 • Mouthpieces for Tenor sax, metal, $100, $175. For Soprano sax $100. 572– 2093 33

at ho`olaule`a. Call Myrna Ah Hee at 264–0784 or 661–0180, for application.


Recycling • Maui Recycling Service picks up all your glass, plastic, aluminum, tin, mixed paper, & cardboard. Home pickup; a convenience for $15/mo! Bi-monthly pick up. Commercial accts avail. Call now! 244–0443


Roommate wanted •Seeking mature, responsible NS female roommate for nice, quiet, N. Kihei 2Bed condo. Walk to beach. W/D, Needed by 8/1, call 269-1022. Room FOr Rent •Sunny room in Maui Mdws-Ocean Vu,

Besta . . .

A true experience of love . . . Sensual Massage & Tantric

Kitchen use, W/D, deck, 5min to beach, NS. $575+dep, Includes Utils. Please call 875-9150. •Tent space available in Huelo, near Twin Falls. $15/night per person. Please call 572-8787. •Share secluded, small 3 bdrm home on 2/5 acres in Huelo, near twin falls. Two different rooms avail, $400 & 460/mo, both w/lge closets. Veg., NS preferred, dep req. 572-8787. Vacation Rentals •Clean, affordable accommodations in our vacation rental from $49 per day. Wailuku Guesthouse. Toll free 877–986–8270 or <>. •Kuau Cove - Ho`okipa Beach studio$75/day. 1bd/1ba - $60/day, 3bd/2ba house. Nice and clean. More places, too., 573–0594 •Hana Maui Botanical Gardens- On the way to Blue Pools. Self guided walking tour. Open 9-5 $3/person. 248-7725. Vacation Rental Available. Member Hawaii EcoTourism Assoc.






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Graceful ~ Elegant ~ Heartfelt Maui Time Weekly accepts credit cards for classified and display ads

Now you can phone in your free and paid ads! Call Jen at 661–3786


• ELECT- ART P. REYES - Govenor (D) “United We Stand for Hawaii Prosperity” Paid by: Friends of REYES 94-1432 Kahuli St., Waipahu, HI 96797. Heila L. Reyes, Treasurer 4 •Good home needed for 2 older dogs. Loving, healthy and mellow. KOKUA PLEASE!? 280–5339. 33 • Communal gardens-Huelo. 100 SF for #30, pre-tilled, manure, watered 2x daily. Call 573-4139. Starts avail 6 for $1. 33 Lost & found • Fanny pack found in Pa`ia on Hana Hwy. Please call 281–8356, 572–0721 to claim. Volunteers • Aloha Festivals seeks volunteers of all nationalities ages 18 and up to help

Charge it!

For a Woman’s Touch:

891–2700 (All are welcome)

Classified Ads are due every Thursday at Noon.


Classified Ad Form Mail: 658 Front St. #126A-7278, Lahaina, HI 96761 Email: - Fax: 661–0446 Phone: call Jen at: 661–3786 Due Date: Thursdays at Noon

Name: ______________________________________________________ Address: ____________________________________________________ City: _ ______________________________________________________ Phone: _ ____________________________________________________ Category: ___________________________________________________ Ad Copy: _ __________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ List Run Dates/ Number of Issues:________________________________ Determine your cost:__________________________________________ One week, five lines (130 characters) $10.42. Add $2.60 per extra line. Form of Payment: Cash o Check/Money Order o MC o Visa o Name on Card:_______________________________________________ Credit Card Number___________________________________________ Expiration Date: ______________________________________________

Kama`aina & visitors! Please remember to use your ashtray when driving on Maui. Prevent brush fires & litter!



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to Maui’s hottest new way to meet singles. See Pg. 17 Introducing Maui Time Personals. A fully interactive mobile dating ­service that makes meeting single people almost too easy. All you have to do is make a simple phone call. OK, you’re done! The rest is up to us. We take your information and match you up with other singles. And here is the best part, we contact YOU and let you know how many matches you have. Try it and get connected.Join today and your FREE membership will start today

All occasion photography & videography. Call 250–1788.

85 Olds Delta 88

High visibility! Low Costs! Back Side Classifieds Work! CALL (808) 661-3786 for complete details!

opportunity to work with a professional team of stylists in a fabulous salon. French Connection 667-7107

Tantric Healing 879-3500 Surrender to whole body ecstacy. What a feeling! Sensuous & soothing.



Movie Showtimes! pg.15

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Get Pierced @ Atomic New content every week!

Maui Time Dining Listings See page 13 for complete Island-wide dining information!

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Mosh dirt jumper! Must Sell! 283-0512

Extraordinary people needed

808–27 SWEET(277–9338)


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SELL IT FAST Call (808) 661-3786 to advertise.

Tropical Bouquets or Maui Flowers, Boxed & Ready for Travel. Delivered on Maui or Shipped World Wide.

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Only Air Maui offers this incredible flight! For reservations call 877-7005.

Gift Baskets Fruit Baskets For Your Gift Giving Needs

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Maui Time Weekly seeks dynamic professionals to join our deadline ­driven, fast paced display and ­classified advertising sales teams. A two year. Associates Degree (AA, AS) or equivalent experience is required. Applicants must be positive, self ­motivated, disciplined, competitive, and have excellent verbal & written communication skills. Excellent ­earning potential and health insurance included. Please fax resumes to (808)661-0446 Attn: Ad Director or email to

American Made, Newly rebuilt engine, runs great, $1800 obo 667-5336 Sterile ´ Professional ´ Friendly. Maui’s Largest Jewelry selection. 193 Lahainaluna @ Waine’e. (Behind Down to Earth) 667-2156

Air Maui Helicopter Tours

BMX BIKE for Sale!

Maui’s Only FREE Island-Wide WEEKLY movie listings with Showtimes


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friday, friday, July July 26 26 Big Boys Night Out Presents The 2002 Battle of the Bands

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06.04 Vacation Rentals, July 25, 2002, Volume 6, Issue 4, MauiTime  

MauiTime discusses the pros and cons of vacation rentals on the island and reviews the food of Cafe O'Lei.

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