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CCOVER O NSTORY TENTS 10 Second Chance

Gretchen Meyer knows how the U.S. doesn’t much like immigrants anymore by Joe Gatto

LOCAL NEWS 5 Flying the Paper Skies 7 Watershed Event Touring the world’s largest paper airplane museum by Anthony Pignataro

Is Maui finally regaining control over the Iao Aquifer? by Anthony Pignataro

OP ED 7 Iraq: What Went Wrong

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A fair and balanced look at America’s new Vietnam by Ted Rall

SURF & SPORTS 9 Invasion of the Red Ants DEPARTMENTS The Hi-Tech/Ezekiel School Bus Sk8 Tour rolls across Maui by Jack Ripper

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LETTERSTOTHEEDITOR DOESN’T LIKE THE CARS Just got finished reading your “Eh Brah” cover story (“Your tales from the road,” Aug. 28) and have to wonder: Is this what our ancestors envisioned 100 years ago when they considered the blessings of progress? Did they walk down to Makena Beach, face the magnificent ocean and say to themselves, “The only thing missing from this paradise is traffic, violence and death?” We've sacrificed just about everything to the god of progress, and the payoff is that Maui Time Weekly can run an entire cover story on road rage? First thing let's do is make cars illegal. -Anonymous

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Are you guys a newspaper or the publishing arm of the local Chamber of Commerce? Your full-page advertisement for Chicken Soup for Hawaii was typical of the kind of crap designed to placate Hawaiians to keep them from voicing concerns about the very real problems we face here like all states. Budget cuts, taxes, crime, environmental degradation, shortsighted development, German tourists. But how can we complain when we live in “paradise?” Yeah, that's right, keep your mouth shut and breathe in the flowers and pay no attention to that man behind the curtains. Or your crumbling schools. Hey, Maui Time, if you're going to be a newspaper stop selling and start reporting. -Ed Macy, via e-mail

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We just read your letter to the editor signed by “Name withheld by request” concerning Maui Police being absent during car-break-ins (Letters, June 19). We once conducted an experiment to locate these officers during car-break-ins and beachtheft epidemic that swept 505 Front Street's beach park during summer, 2002. Some officers were giving those easy parking tickets, a distraction from serious crimes. Often there were dozens of empty

parking spaces in those lots during the ticketing, and many empty spots along the block of Front Street, so they were dealing with victimless crimes. I once got a parking ticket when my vehicle was the only one in a big parking lot! Other cops were hiding parked in the bush south of Lahaina, looking for seat-belt violators, expired registrations and safety stickers, and people going a little over the speed limit. During one summer of heavy theft and break-ins at 505, cops were often seen harassing surf schools for $50 permits! Most of the guys hassled had permits, and had already been hassled by other cops who should have been patrolling for break-ins at the moment. Thinking $50 will help solve Maui County's millions of dollars in budget deficiencies (do the math from the 5 schools there) is ludicrous. Meanwhile, some instructors from a school with a permit were breaking into the cars! We do have some great “police officers” on Maui to offset the reputation of “bad cops.” The good officers have recovered my stolen possessions, saved me from thugs, helped support rights for my Kanaka Maoli Hawaiian friends, shared waves with me in the water, and given me a friendly aloha on the streets. All the bad cops should follow their example, and not bring shame to the good majority. -Steve Omar, Lahaina

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You guys think you got the right to treat people like shit just 'cause you're in Maui? I came into your shop to get a tattoo but all I got was "Pissed Off." I've got lots of tatts from shops on Oahu, and I know how a good job runs, you guys SUCK! I was there 20 minutes before you talked to me, then you treated me like you were doing me some big favor. I ended up going to another shop, and was treated with respect there. The cool chick that did my tattoo is already designing my next one. I'll send everyone I know to her, believe it! - Not tattooed by you


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Touring the world’s largest paper airplane museum Ray Roberts loves paper airplanes. Old Catalina flying planes, new Lockheed Stealth Fighters, tiny Curtiss Jennys made of card stock and even these giant Russian MiGs folded together with a really coarse paper. He loves them so much he collects them. He’s got about 2,000 now, which is enough for a museum, so about eight or nine years ago he opened his own museum. It sits today at the Maui Mall in Kahului, between a Christian bookstore and a Japanese travel agency. “We’ve been told that this is the largest and the only paper airplane museum in the world,” said the 68-year-old Kahului resident, who runs the museum with his wife Edy. Pretty much every plane ever built is represented in some all-paper form at the museum. There are World War I fighters from England, Piper Cubs, B-17 bombers, Voyager space probes, Russian helicopters, an Israeli fighter kit printed in Hebrew and a hand-folded plane made from a single sheet of 8 1/2 by 11 paper and “Designed by Keith McCoy, Haleakala Waldorf School.” Roberts says the largest paper airplane in the museum is a Catalina Flying Boat from Poland. The smallest is a full-color card model of a Navy jet from the 1950s, barely bigger than a half-dollar. The strangest kit is by far a tiny plane that can be attached to a fly. The museum also includes about 350 historical photos documenting the history of aviation on Maui and a stunning array of aircraft models built from aluminum cans.

“I’ve lost track of how many there are,” said Roberts, who also goes by the nickname “The Tin Can Man of Maui.” “But there are probably 500 to 600. I’m glad to say I don’t have to drink all the juice any more. We like to use cans of Hawaiian juice, both for personal reasons and because we have a lot of students coming through here and they’ll learn about alcohol in their own time.” A former Los Angeles-area high

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school shop and drafting teacher, the soft-spoken Roberts has white hair and a white beard and, on the day he took me on tour of his museum, wore a bright Aloha shirt covered in flowers and World War II-era aircraft. In between showing me a photo documenting Maui’s first commercial airline in 1929 and a model of the World War II Corsair fighter powered by a rubber band, one kit fell on the floor near some boys. “Thank you gentlemen for being so careful and putting that back,” he told them. “We didn’t drop it,” one began to say. “Yes, I know,” Roberts said. “But thank you for being careful.” Roberts loves telling stories about pictures and old news clippings on the walls. There’s the 1925 photo of a submarine that had just rescued a downed flying boat, towing it to Kauai. And a shot of Henrietta Fuller, who in 1943 was Maui’s first female airport manager. That shot once prompted a little girl to tug at Robert’s pant leg, informing him that Fuller was her “auntie.” “I put her in front of her class,” he said. “She became the special guest speaker and told them about her auntie. I think she grew 10 feet that day.” Then there was the time a group of teens came in, prompting him to walk over and take them on a tour. He walked them through his museum, which takes about 10 minutes if you’re really paying attention, only to find that the donation box mounted near the end had been busted open. “My immediate reaction was that these guys couldn’t have done anything bad,” he said. Roberts says he asked them to go wait outside, which they did, then he called security. After a check, Roberts called the teens back inside, where they finished the tour and left. A little while later, Roberts said the “biggest, toughest-looking guy” came back. Tears in his eyes, the guy gave Roberts a wad of bills. “You need these,” the guy told Roberts. “Are you going to call the police?”

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Roberts took back the money and paused. “No, you’re an honest man,” he says he told him. “You did the right thing and came back. Now get out of here.” MTW For more information, visit the Paper Airplane Museum at the Maui Mall, 433 Nihoa St., Kahului or call 877-8916.

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Iraq: What Went Wrong A fair and balanced look at America’s new Vietnam A few months ago I wrote that Bush could salvage a war based on lies only if he played the earnest liberator rather than the crusading colonizer. He had already abandoned Afghanistan; few cared or noticed. But Iraq wasn’t nearly as remote. The world would be watching, and we would only have one chance to make a good first impression. If we were really Iraq’s saviors, we should have kept our paws off Iraq’s oil reserves, respected Saddam Hussein’s oil deals with France, Germany and Russia, and foresworn sweetheart contracts with politically-connected corporations. The Pentagon should have inserted enough troops to a prevent civil war, held elections and, most importantly, rebuilt the country’s ravaged infrastructure. “It’s going to take billions of dollars and several hundred thousand troops at least a decade to get Iraq back on its feet,” I predicted. I wish I could pick stocks as accurately. The bombing of Najaf’s Imam Ali mosque, killing pro-U.S. Ayatollah Mohammed Bakr al Hakim and at least 90 Shiite faithful, marks the start of full-fledged religious warfare in the U.S.-occupied central and southern sectors. Possible suspects include fellow Shiite cleric Mukhtader al Sadr, an Iraqi nationalist opposed to the U.S. occupation, Iranian intelligence agents and Sunnis affiliated with Saddam Hussein’s deposed government. Iraqi complaints that U.S. forces failed to provide adequate security only tell part of the story. Hoping that Iraq’s next leaders would organically emerge from the mish-mash of former exile groups, Administrator Paul Bremer refused to create a new U.S. puppet regime or allow Iraqis to hold elections. This faith-based occupation policy has sparked a violent struggle among the opposition parties. DeBaathification and random sweeps of homes in Sunnidominated regions are alienating the Sunni minority while emboldening insurgent Shiite militants. And the Iranians, worried that Bush will invade them after next year’s presidential election, are funding radical Shiites to keep us tied up. Saddam kept Iraq’s federation of conflicting tribes and religions together through intimidation and bribery. The Pentagon lacks the troops to accomplish the

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former and none of the cash for the latter, making the old tyrant look great by comparison. Our early emphasis on seizing oil fields, and schemes to funnel revenue from the U.N. oilfor-food program into lucrative contracts with Halliburton (which still pays Dick Cheney a huge salary) and MCI-WorldCom (a major Bush-Cheney campaign donor) belie our stated commitment to liberation and spreading democracy. We’re more Genghis Khan than Dwight Eisenhower. Bush, a former businessman, is treating “liberated” Iraq like the victim of a hostile leveraged buy-out. In an LBO, you borrow a target company’s purchase price and saddle its balance sheet with the resulting debt, layoffs and possible bankruptcy. In Iraq, Bush hopes to defray rising costs of occupation--$1 billion a week for the Pentagon, plus $30 billion to fix water, electricity and oil production facilities--by selling Iraq’s oil—basically asking the Iraqi people to pay for our invasion. Our soldiers disposed of Saddam’s army, but they haven’t been nearly as effective as goodwill ambassadors. Partly because they don’t speak Arabic or understand Islamic culture, jumpy U.S. soldiers are killing so many Iraqi civilians that the Pentagon is deliberately not keeping a count of accidental casualties. Our troops are swaggering about the desert like Gestapo thugs, robbing locals of their cash, kicking down doors, roughing up women (a no-no under Islam) and brown-bagging innocent men’s heads before dragging them off screaming into the night. The good news is that Bush’s neo-con wolf pack is finally beginning to admit that the facts didn’t fit with all their bluster. “Some conditions were worse than we anticipated, particularly in the security area,” acknowledges Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz. Richard Armitage, the radical right’s number two at State, now wants the U.N. to get involved. The Defense Policy Board’s Richard Perle, newly concedes that we should have prepared a postwar Iraqi government. “The answer is to hand over power to Iraqis as soon as possible,” says Perle. The real answer is to get the hell out before one more American or Iraqi gets killed in a lost cause. “Leaving now would place Iraqis under violent usurpers and set a precedent that could haunt the U.S. government for years,” argues The New York Times’ Christopher Marquis. More money, more men, more international involvement--those were good ideas back in March. Now it’s too late to avoid the ostracizing of the United States or the Afghanistanization of Iraq.

Reuters reported in June that would-be painter Rainer Herpel, 51, of Bad Ems, Germany, was finally speaking again, after having remained silent for the last 29 years as a reaction to his father’s disapproval of art as a career. Herpel lived with his mother, spent most of the time alone in his room concentrating on his paintings, only occasionally ventured outdoors, and came out of his shell only when his father passed away. Said Herpel, "All great artists were outsiders (probably meaning "different from us") before they had success."

OUR CIVILIZATION IN DECLINE In Hawera, New Zealand, a 25-year-old sex worker ("Brooke") at a massage parlor set the town abuzz in July by advertising that she (who recently gave birth) would (presumably for an additional fee) allow her customers to consume her nutritious breast milk; the director of the local breastfeeding advocates, La Leche League, said she was concerned that Brooke’s baby was getting short-changed.

OUR LITIGIOUS SOCIETY Omorotu Francis Ayovuare, 55, a professional surveyor from Nigeria, has filed 72 employment discrimination complaints against British companies in the last five years, with only two minor victories to show. According to a report in London’s Daily Telegraph in June, Ayovuare has cost responding employers and the government the equivalent of nearly US$1 million to deal with him before employment tribunals. One panel ruled in 2001 that Ayovuare, who is "impressive on paper," keeps applying for jobs beyond his level of practical experience.

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RAP AS A SECOND LANGUAGE In a June copyright infringement case, British High Court judge Kim Lewison ruled against the composer of the 2001 song "Burnin’," explaining that he could not help Lewison because he did not know what certain lyrics meant (such as "shizzle my nizzle"). The lyrics, said the judge, although written in a form of English, were "for practical purposes a foreign language" and therefore, he could not be sure whether the borrowed use of the lyrics impugned them.

BAD BOYS! BAD BOYS! In June, a federal judge unsealed the results of an investigation into Pennsylvania State Police misconduct, listing 89 incidents, including one involving a trooper in Rockview, Pa., who was accused of defecating on another trooper at a party, of inserting a carrot into his rear end and eating part of it, then passing gas and shooting the carrot out. And in July, New York City’s deputy police commissioner, Frederick J. Patrick, was arrested and charged with taking $113,000 from an office charity fund and using it to pay jailed inmates to make calls to sex hotlines, which Patrick then allegedly listened in on for his own gratification.

LEAST JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDES Recent Provocations Leading to Murder: (1) Wouldn’t give him back his New York Yankees cap (Kenneth Ware, 45, allegedly stabbed his brother to death, Brooklyn, N.Y., July). (2) Parked his truck on top of a man’s septic tank and wouldn’t move it (Chad Landreth, allegedly shot the driver to death, Samsula, Fla., June). (3) Argued over who should feed the couple’s goats (Pearl Lynne Smith, 47, allegedly shot her husband to death, Eldon, Okla., June).


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Is Maui finally regaining control over the Iao Aquifer? Most everyone I know likes water. They like to bathe in it, wash their cars in it, even drink it. Me, I love the stuff. Can’t get enough of it. That’s pretty much the whole situation around here, which is why the Iao Aquifer—the biggest source of fresh water on the island—is in danger of going dry. The Iao Aquifer supplies over half the people on Maui with drinking water. This same region supplies about 50 million gallons of water every day to large agri-businesses. It’s amazing how much water there is at the Iao. Wells sunk there extend through two dozen feet of fresh water in some places. Similar wells in Haiku aquifers may just find five feet of water.

On Sept. 5 and 6, local government officials and environmental activists representing organizations like the State Department of Health, the Clean Water Branch of the Statewide Watershed Project, the Sierra Club and Maui Tomorrow will host a two-day community panel on the Iao Aquifer’s future. “This weekend will be an attempt to combine science, culture—including the hula— and people and talk about watersheds,” said Lucienne de Naie, Maui Tomorrow’s vice president. “We’re not going to talk about apportionment—just sources. I want to see apportionment in a public discussion, but we’re not prepared for that yet.” Read too many of Joe Sugarman’s editorials in Maui Weekly, and you’d think suddenly everyone woke up and realized the island was in trouble. Sure, loss of the aquifer could mean anything from the total draining of the island’s largest fresh water source to dangerous sinkholes. In any case, Maui would have to rely on far more expensive methods of water treatment. But these dangers are nothing new. There were shortages from 1972 to 1974. There was an outright water moratorium in 1982. In fact, locals have been sounding regular alarms over the Iao water table for the last 15 years.

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That’s because the public/private partnership which built the Iao Aquifer water system fouled up the wells. There had been wells at Iao since the 1950s, but the first move to really drain the place came in the mid 1970s. It was then that the county and four big resort developers formed the Central Maui Joint Venture. Using $4 million in state funds, the county built a pipeline to distribute Iao aquifer water, while the developers fronted $2 million for well construction. Under the agreement terms, pretty much anyone who wanted the water could drink from the Iao, as long as the total daily draw didn’t exceed 19 million gallons. Because officials ruled that the well construction—paid with private money—wasn’t subject to state environmental review, the resort developers did their work on the cheap. They even tossed out one of their own consultant recommendations that they sink pairs of wells every half mile or so across a wide swath of territory, opting instead for an easier plan bunching the wells up in a smaller area. The result was like putting two straws in the same part of a glass of ice water, they quickly run dry even though water may remain in the cup. Still, water was flowing like never before. Kihei, then a tiny town of barely 1,900, exploded over the next 10 years to a population exceeding 10,000. Today the town boasts nearly 30,000 residents. There was no way the aquifer could sustain that level of growth. Environmentalists watched in horror as saline levels rose. By 1985, state officials began talking of turning the whole valley into a “Water Management Area”—bureaucratic lingo for permission to start checking pumping records, with an eye on eventually imposing pumping limits. Now it was the growth lobby that was scared. Suddenly, county and water officials were holding hands, saying everything was under control. They sunk a few new wells— something they should have down 10 years earlier. And they beat back the State of Hawaii’s move to impose order on the Iao Valley. They beat them again in 1991 and 1997. Finally, this year—just a month ago, in fact-the state won. Hence the hysteria from prodevelopment guys like Sugarman. But activists like de Naie also understand that simple pumping monitoring will not solve all the Iao Aquifer’s problems. “The people of Maui are too smart to make those mistakes,” said de Naie. “If they get accurate information, which is the whole reason for the conference, then they will make better decisions.” MTW Watershed Awareness Involvement, Maui Community College, Kalama Building, Rm 103, Wailuku. Fri., Sept. 5 –Sat. Sept. 6. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.

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LOCALNEWS MONDAY, AUG 25 It doesn’t look like much now—a couple overgrown baseball diamonds, weeds, mud, a few stone piles—but Moku’ula was, from the 1700s to the mid-1800s, the ancient palace of the Hawaiian monarchy. Basically, we’re talking one of Hawaii’s most sacred sites. It’s in Lahaina, near the intersection of Shaw and Front Streets, which happens to sit across the street from the Maui Time Weekly world headquarters, which is way, way cool. Not that it’s swelled our already swell egos. Anyway, Mayor Alan M. Arakawa just moved $500,000 in county funds over to the non-profit Friends of Moku’ula to try to restore at least a part of its old glory. That means no Subway! No way. Maybe an L&L… Here’s a shocker: gas prices are up again. And still rising. There are all the normal excuses, like the upcoming Labor Day holiday, war in Iraq, new gas tax. But how come we had all those things years ago and prices stayed, well, a LOT lower? Of course, Bill Clinton was president back then. Now we got good ol’ boy George W. in the Oval Office. That would be the guy whose biggest benefactors are in the oil business. Same guy who was in the oil business in Midland Texas few years back, ‘til the whole thing went bust. Guy practically has oil flowing through his veins. And we’ve got high gas prices… Come on people, do I have to draw you a picture?!

TUESDAY, AUG 26 This is the day Kihei resident Casey Strom Nies learned that smoking is hazardous to his health. Tired of standing in line at a Kihei

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Longs Drug Store to get a pack of cancer sticks, Nies allegedly pulled a 28-inch samurai sword from his backpack and threatened two cashiers, yelling “I kill you both.” This didn’t sit well with some dude standing in line, so he intervened— always a smart move with them sword-wielding lowlifes. So Nies allegedly goes Shogun on this dude, slashing the man’s head. He survived—get this—because he was wearing a hat. At this point the police felt obligated to get into the act. So what does Nies do? Pretty much what you’d expect any loon playing Jedi Knight in a Longs Drug Store would do—he charged the cops, who did what they do best and shot him in the pelvis. Is this not the greatest anti-smoking commercial ever?

You know what this place hasn’t had in a long time? A hurricane. What’s it been, 10 years? Aren’t we overdue?

THURSDAY, AUG 28 God bless the Lahaina News. No, I mean, really. Those people are on the ball. This morning’s edition exemplifies that. Its top story leads with the warning that “In ten years, the first of the Baby Boomer generation (1946-64) will be coming of age—the golden age of its retirement, that is, and in its wake an anticipated surge of long-term care issues.” Wow! That’s happening just one decade from now?! Incredible. Actually, what’s really incredible is that anyone left in this country thinks this is still news… So who’s this Jimena I keep hearing about? They’re talking about her on the news, in the papers, all over. Some new Latina pop sensation? Just the other day I heard some guy say she was coming here

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The Hi-Tech/Ezekiel School Bus Sk8 Tour rolls across Maui The parking lot at Hi-Tech Surf Sports in Kahului was swarming with kids a couple Sunday mornings ago. It was just 9 a.m., but the kids were clearly buzzing with excitement. Making matters more surreal were their matching red shirts, all featuring a Big Daddy Roth-like tiki driving a school bus with skateboards flying out the windows designed by local artist Lance Bowen. The whole thing looked

like some invasion of red ants. There were 120 or so kids there, some as young as seven, at least one in his mid-30s, but most fell between 10 and 12. One kid was on crutches, but virtually all of them were carrying skateboards. They were laughing and running around and generally having a blast because they were about to go on one of the most unique skateboard tours of all time, the Hi-Tech/Ezekiel

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School bus Sk8 Tour. The tour is the brainchild of Hi-Tech skateboard buyer Aubry Boutin. A couple months ago, while discussing ways to get local kids involved in skating, Boutin came up with an interesting idea: Instead of the basic Tony Hawk-load-thepros-and-tour-the-country, Boutin decided to load the regular skateboard kids and tour them around the Valley Isle. He didn’t think anyone would take him seriously, but when people did, he threw himself into the organization. For parents with young kids, it was the best babysitting deal of all time. For the kids, it was a chance to skate Maui's three skate parks with your buddies, hang with the pros, and get some free stuff. Costing each kid just 10 bucks, the kids got an all-day tour with pros and a bunch of cool stuff, including the Lance Bowen shirt, a Transworld Skate beanie or cap, a subscription to Transworld Skateboard magazine, lunch at Horhitos and a few other assorted freebies from Ezekiel. Even with over 100 kids making reservations, there was still a waiting list of 20 kids dying to get about the tour on Aug. 24. Their collective worries that they might be left behind fed the rest of the group’s anxiety. But when the busses arrived, the drivers said the menehune kids could sit three to a seat, making room for everyone. A noisy 20-minute bus ride later, and the skate groms attacked Kihei's Kalama Park with a passion. With tunes blasting, skate pro Carlos DeAndrade lived up to his billing by skying with huge ollies on all of the transitions. This, just after DeAndrade placed fifth in the X-Games held in Los Angeles just three days earlier.

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After a sweaty 90-minute session, it was lunchtime over at Horhitos. The kids devoured Horhitos chicken and beef tacos with almost as much passion as they did the Kalama spines. Air-conditioning, fresh Mexican food, all the soda you could drink and skate videos, all in one day? Who needed mom? The kids then headed to Keopuolani Park in Wailuku. Joel Parker of the YMCA was the cool host. There was also a tent for DJ Boomshot to spin his discs. The kids were going off as well as DeAndrade and Rodrigo Lima, another Brazilian pro. Once again, the red ants scampered everywhere--jumping the volcano, sliding the handrail, grinding the pipe. A couple hours of that, and the kids were on their way to the tour’s last stop, the new skate park at the Paia Youth & Cultural Center. The park is still not officially open—the center still needs another $20,000 to build a fence and finish the electrical work--so only the pros and sponsored skaters could skate it. This was a total bummer to the kids, who at first could only watch the guys skate the free-flowing park. Then Kerry Getz, a pro who knocks down serious coin for riding a strip made from layers of compressed wood, noticed a bunch of kids trying to skate a ledge near the park. So he went over and set up a best trick contest. By 5:30 p.m., the kids were exhausted and the busses rolled back to Hi-Tech. All that was left was for the pros to give away all their skateboard equipment, which often literally included the shirts off their backs. On kid, Taylor Daly of Makawao, was stoked he got Rodrigo Lima’s sweaty T-shirt. So stoked he even instructed his mom never to wash it. MTW

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Second Second Chance Chance By Joe Gatto

Gretchen Meyer knows how the U.S. doesn't much like immigrants anymore Gretchen Meyer moved to Hawaii from the Netherlands 16 years ago. She holds a valid green card, but that wasn't much help last December, when U.S. immigration agents arrested her at Honolulu International Airport. They confiscated her green card, took mug shots, fingerprinted her four times, then interrogated her for hours. They forbade her from using the phone, seized her possessions, then accused her of having ties to terrorists. Her supposed crime: Trying to reenter the U.S. for a prolonged period of time without a proper reentry permit. After many hours of this, she broke down in exhaustion and began signing the numerous forms officials placed before her. "I was confused, upset, tired, and sick, and it felt like the immigration officials interviewing me kept putting words into my mouth and skewing the answers I gave," she recalled recently. (Meyer is not her real name; she requested anonymity.) "After hours of this, I signed everything they wanted me to, because I wanted to get out of there. I know they are trying to do their job, but I felt I had been treated like a criminal and I could not understand why." It is a fact that immigrants from all over the world made the United States of America. Especially here in Maui, immigrant contributions are visible everywhere—more so than most places because the island is so small. There are artists here from Germany; Hawaiian Canoe Club members from Brazil; salsa dancing instructors from Cuba; restaurant owners from France. Yet periodically throughout our history, government and society will, out of fear, usually, begin to tighten the immigration valve and make it tougher for people to come here and start a new, better life. We live in one of those times right now, as Meyer can certainly testify. International terrorism is the new big threat that underlies U.S. foreign policy and—like the old big threats that were Communism, Fascism, the Japanese, Communism again and the Spanish—is easily painted as an alien devil requiring immediate exorcism. Today, with modern media and communications technology, this exorcism can involve racial profiling at the airline ticket window, intensified FBI surveillance of foreign charities and, if the population gets scared enough, relocation

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camps and mass deportations. Thankfully, the U.S. still maintains relatively liberal immigration laws. Yet individuals wanting to repeat the experience of Albert Einstein, Andrew Carnegie and Yakov Smirnov still have to clear many hurdles on their way to Maui's shores. For instance, take Mexican immigrants. They make up Hawaii's fastest growing immigrant group. For them, to work two jobs is a gift, they're happy to do it," said Ramon Ferrer, an-American immigration attorney in Wailuku. To get here, Mexican immigrants have to make enormous sacrifices. Their families work extremely hard in Mexico to save enough money to send an able-bodied young man across the border with a "coyote," then from California by plane to Maui. Succeeding in all that, your average Mexican immigrant arrives here and happily works a grueling job. He saves his money and wires it to his family in Mexico in order for their quality of life to improve and so that his wife or brother can join him later. "Many Mexican families here are very happy that they can work and the man can arrive home everyday with something for his family to eat, which isn't always the case in Mexico," said one Mexican immigrant who preferred anonymity. "It is so easy here. Many people can't believe it because they are only thinking about how much more they can get. Here, Mexican families are happy to be able to eat everyday, so they celebrate it." It was this good life that Gretchen Meyer was looking for when she originally moved to the U.S. with her boyfriend. They had just spent three years in the Caribbean and Latin America having adventures, learning new things and meeting new people. She wanted to stay in the U.S. for three months, then make her way to Australia. She traveled all around the country, eventually ending up in Los Angeles. "I hitchhiked from El Paso, Texas to L.A., something I wouldn't do now," she said. "When I woke up in L.A. I was so impressed by the mountains and all the cars, and the freeway. Everything is so big in the U.S. It's so big that you can be whatever you want. "The U.S. is so vast and open, whereas Europe is so densely populated," said Meyer. "When you drive a few hours in


Europe you pass through places where people are speaking different languages, the cultures are all different. Also in Europe, everything is on a smaller scale. People know each other wherever they go—the baker knows you, the guy at the kiosk where you buy your paper everyday knows you, etc." Meyer won her green card in the Diversity Lottery in 1995, which is a system that randomly grants 50,000 green cards per year, a certain amount allotted to people of many different countries. She had lived, worked, and studied in this country since 1989. "I feel very fortunate to have won a green card—it is my most important possession," said Meyer. "It is generally harder for free spirits like me to get a green card because they mostly go to people with important credentials. The Lottery is great because it is random and fair." While in L.A. she attended college, established a life, and fell in love with an American man named Baron. They grew tired of L.A. and needed a change. In 1997, they moved to Maui, wanting only to stay a year. The quiet and peacefulness of Maui was too much of a shock for L.A. transplant Baron, but Meyer loved it right away. Frustrated with the inability to get business done, they moved to Oahu, staying until 1999. They then returned to the mainland and drove across country in a 1956 Cadillac. After an extended trip through Europe and Asia, they decided to move back to Hawaii. That's when, after arriving on Dec. 6, 2002, immigration agents busted Meyer at the airport. Things might have been easier had Meyer and Barron gotten married. After all, marriage is the most common way that people gain legal status, even if they are not betrothed for love. A South American woman once proposed to me, but just as a "business." One American I know married a Brazilian for $5,000. Another European woman said her Vedic astrologer said that the most auspicious day for her to marry her American lover was conveniently two days before her visa ran out. "Most people who come here from the developing world are motivated by the economy," said a female friend from a Caribbean island. "Even though I miss things about my country, life is better here, and it has been worth coming. I would do whatever is necessary to stay here, as long as it is dignified." But marriage is hardly the easy way into the U.S. A Canadian friend of mine married an American just to gain legal status. One morning at 5 a.m., immigration agents pulled her out of the bed of her illegal Israeli boyfriend. Agents wasted no time deporting his ass. As for her, she was then taken back to the apartment she shared with her "husband," just before another foreign friend escaped getting discovered by the arriving

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Immigration officers. Many immigrants live in constant fear of the Bureau Of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS) because they are working without permission or overstaying their visas. "When immigration does their sweeps, everyone stays home,” said José, a Cuban immigrant. Most people interviewed for this story did not want their names mentioned out of fear of being apprehended, sure, but also to maintain their humility. “Our primary emphasis is the removal of criminal aliens,” said Don Radcliffe of the BCIS on Oahu. “We work with local police forces to combat the bringing in of drugs, prostitution, or pornography. We apprehend illegal immigrants and the smugglers who bring them in, as well as investigating fraudulent marriages and counterfeit documents. We also collaborate with the Joint Terrorism Taskforce and the FBI because terrorists don't announce themselves. We don't know why they are here or what their intentions are, so they pose a security risk.” According to Radcliffe, most people in Hawaii oppose illegal immigration. He said they reason that illegals take advantage of government services and take jobs away from Americans. He added that the office doesn't keep illegal immigrant records for the islands, but estimated that there are about 10,000 illegals in Hawaii as a whole. However, the children of illegal aliens are allowed to attend public schools, and although illegal families and individuals are not supposed to collect government services, they often find a way. “Manpower is our biggest hurdle,” he said. We can always use more agents and intelligence officers. I would like to start an office on Maui, but the funds don't exist for it.” The treatment of Gretchen Meyer exemplifies the often heavy-handed methods of the BCIS. The agency, once known as the Immigration and Naturalization Service, now falls within the labyrinthine Department of Homeland Security. “They got a lot stricter after 9/11,” said Ferrer. “The government is very strict on who they let in. The screening process is much tougher nowadays. Immigration does a real detailed background check and people have to prove that they have a means to support themselves.” As Gretchen Meyer found out—the hard way. After her traumatic run in with the law, Meyer had to scrutinize immigration law and defend herself in court, just to get her green card. She says Dayna Dias, Hawaii’s only immigration judge, gave her hope that the right thing is done in court. Meyer still lives on Maui, but now works as a trainer with the Mini Society, an organization that teaches 8-12 yearolds concepts of entrepreneurship, economics, and, fittingly, citizenship. MTW

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Hans Mayne is an interesting guy. He’s a British/Swedish/Indian yogi who’s traveled 22 countries. He’s fluent in seven languages. He’s worked as a chef pretty much everywhere from Beverly Hills to the hills of Sweden. And he knows curry. Which is good, because he and his wife Lori Lee run a little roadside stand called Curry in a Hurry. If you’ve driven down Dairy Road in Kahului, you’ve seen it, probably passed it a couple dozen times. Maybe you thought it was just another greasy stand selling tacos. Or perhaps you took one look at the name, thought about what it would be like to choke down a plate of curry in a hurry, and took off. Well, you should take a second look. And try a few free samples. The Maynes are really good about letting their customers taste before they buy. I was barely at the window when Hans started hocking daily specials, doling out a few in Dixie cups. One taste-test is all it takes. As I slurped down a shot of Moroccan Cream of Carrot soup, I realized this is no second-class curbside shack. This place prepares food with pride and passion—even in the middle of a parking lot. All the food is made from scratch. It’s completely vegetarian and cooked with extreme care. Working in an exceptionally small space, Hans and Lori Lee prepare different selections each day, like South Indian Vegetable Curry, Hawaiian Coconut Curry, Lebanese Lentils and English Cream of Split Pea Soup. They also serve some items wrapped in a flaky filo shell—Indian samosas, spanakopita, eggplant, veggie burgers, falafel and more. To make it easy, the food rings in at

two prices: $4 for most pastry items, soups and salads and $8 for entrees. I tried the Tofu Vindalu, a spicy slosh of fresh vegetables and soy over a bed of basmati. The tofu comes soaked in an aromatic steam of cumin and curry, somersaulting flavors on all tips of the tongue. I also tasted the Tofu Tandoori—squares of fire-engine hot tofu chunks cooled in a creamy hot-pink yogurt sauce. The Maynes believe in cooking according to Ayurvedic principles. Ayurveda tries to match diet to mind-body type (“dosha”) to ensure good health and well-being. Hans describes their dishes as a delightful and delicious alternative in vegetarian eating. “This is brain food,” he said. “Food that calms the nerves, increases the mind awareness and helps all bodily functions.” The Maynes have lived in Maui since 1991. For the last five years they’ve served quality food at a reasonable price at Simple Pleasures Cafe & Gallery, Wailuku's all-vegetarian café. They also started the old Hawaiian Strudel Company, which served the island until 2000. Anyone with that background has to be eccentric. And Hans Mayne certainly is. During our meal he told my friend Ted he had great nostrils—“the perfect size for proper oxygenating of the system.” Hans is all about breathing. Enlightenment too. On our way out, he even handed me a flyer on a renowned spiritual guru coming to Maui. When you go for a meal at this roadside stand, you get an earful and a mouthful. Both are worth the trip. MTW Curry in a Hurry, Located at 333 Dairy Road, Kahului. Open Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Visit them online at www.simplepleasuresmaui.com or call 8773328.


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BadaBing! - Homey Italian haven, award-winning thin crust pizzas, veal, calamari or chicken picatta. 1945 S. Kihei Rd. 875–0811 Bocalino Bistro & Bar - Affordably priced Mediterranean cuisine. Open for dinner, pupus served until 1 a.m. Live entertainment and dancing 10 p.m. ‘til 1 a.m. 1279 S. Kihei Rd., #314. 874-9299 Blue Marlin Harbor Front Grill & Bar - Get amazing seafood, steaks and sandwiches; everything from pizza to sushi. Eat outdoors overlooking the Ma’alaea Fishing Fleet or hang out in the classy atmosphere of the bar. Open for luch and dinner. Lower level of Ma’alaea Harbor Village. 244-8844 Capische? - Contemporary Italian with a twist; extensive wine list. Commanding ocean views from every table. Wailea Diamond Resort. 879–2224 Cyberbean Internet Cafe - Gourmet coffee, espressos, cappucinos, lattes, sandwiches, smoothies & salads. 1881 S. Kihei, #112. 879-4799 Da Kitchen - Huge portions of local Hawaiian food. Plate lunches, steak plates and amazing chicken catsu. Very casual; sit and eat or get your food to go. Also have a location in Kahului. 2439 S. Kihei Rd., #A107. 875-7782 DeanO’s Maui Pizza Cafe - Top quality pizza with traditional toppings, full menu with salads, pasta and sandwiches. 2439 S. Kihei Rd. 891–2200 Dick’s Place - Incredible all-you-can-eat food specials, free pool playing with purchase. Eight pool tables. 2463 S. Kihei Rd. 874–8869 Ferraro’s - Gourmet Italian cuisine oceanfront with live violin and guitar, outdoor kiawe-wood-burning oven, all-day lunches and cucina rustica dinners. Four Seasons Resort Wailea, 874-8000. Five Palms Beach Grill - Local produce and fish featured in Pacific Rim cuisine. 2960 S. Kihei Rd. 879–2607 Greek Bistro - Moderately priced Greek and Continental Cuisine. Open for dinner 5-10 p.m. Kai Nani Village, 2511 S. Kihei Rd. 879-9330 Harlow’s Restaurant - Enjoy fine dining among the cozy and chic furniture and great sunset views. 2511 S. Kihei Rd. 879–1954 Harry’s Sushi Bar - Japanese cuisine with fresh & delicious sushi, open 5 p.m. to midnight daily. 100 Ike Drive, Wailea 879-7677 Horhitos Mexican Cantina - Burritos, salads, appetizers and “Food for Gringos” too! Located next to Hapa’s Nightclub. Open 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mon.-Sat. Lipoa St. 891-MEXI Humuhumunukunukuapua’a - Hawaiian and

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Polynesian cuisine oceanside. Grand Wailea Resort, 875-1234 ext. 4900 Kai Ku Ono - A tapas-style menu, where everything is ala carte, special late night menu and sushi. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with bar and lounge area. 2511 S. Kihei Rd. 875–1007 Kihei Caffe - Affordable breakfast & lunch with lanai seating, hearty portions, tasty sandwiches, huli chicken, and fresh fish. 1945 S. Kihei Rd. 879-2230 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 - Seafood, steak, lobster at its best in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Open 5pm to midnight daily. 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 LuLu’s - Ribs, burgers, chicken wings & Black ‘n Blue Ahi and more in a fun, upbeat tiki-fied atmosphere with a great bar and huge deck. 1945 S. Kihei Rd. 8799944 Ma`alaea Grill - Reasonably priced fine dining overlooking the harbor from the Maui Ocean Center. Ma`alaea Harbor Village Shops. 243–2206 Ma’alaea Waterfront Restaurant - Seafood and Continental cuisine. Open for dinner daily from 5 p.m. Milowai Condominium, 50 Hauoli Street. 244-9028 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, with outdoor lanai. Kihei Kalama Village Center. 875–7679 Roy’s Kihei Bar & Grill - Mouth-watering Hawaiian fusion entrees in a spacious and upbeat atmosphere. Open nightly from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Fine dining, reservations recommended. Piilani Shopping Center, 303 Piikea Ave. 891-1120 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

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DININGLISTINGS near the water’s edge. Italian cuisine, very romantic. Private VIP table available. 2980 S. Kihei Road. 875–7555 Sausage Shack - Sausage sandwiches, even chicken or turkey, killer burgers and healthy vegetarian stuff. Sip a beer or margarita outside on the lanai. 1913 S. Kihei Rd. 874–6444 Spago - Gourmet cuisine as presented by world-famous chef-owner Wolfgang Puck, oceanfront dining at its finest! Four Seasons Resort Wailea. 874-8000 Spices - Steak, seafood & more! Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Maui Coast Hotel, 2259 S. Kihei Rd. 891-8860 Stella Blues Cafe - Healthy, quality food in a casual, homestyle setting. Breakfast, lunch and dinner with daily specials. 1279 S. Kihei Rd. 8743779 Tommy Bahama’s Tropical Cafe - Relaxed island luxury in ambience and cuisine, with ocean views and live music. The Shops at Wailea. 875-9983

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Café Des Amis - Charming cafe with delicious sweet & savory crepes and Mediterranean fare. 42 Baldwin Ave. 579-6323 Café Mambo - International bistro featuring Mediterranean and Mexican cuisine with Moorish influences. 30 Baldwin Ave. 579-8021 Cakewalk Paia Bakery - High quality baked

goods, sandwiches & specialty cakes. 2 Baldwin Ave., Paia. 579-8770 Casanova - 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 and beyond. 142 Hana Hwy., Pa`ia. 579–9453. Cow Country Cafe - Homestyle breakfast and lunch in a decidedly bovine atmosphere. 7 Aewa Pl., Pukalani. 572-2395 Hali`imaile General Store - Gourmet dining in a charming atmosphere. Chef Beverly Gannon’s awardwinning menu. 900 Hali`imaile Rd, Hali`imaile. 572–2666 Hana Hou Cafe - Hawaiian homestyle cooking with aloha-filled ambience and local musicians. 810 Haiku Rd., Haiku Cannery. 575-2661 Island Tacos - Taco stand with fresh, made-to-order fish, beef, and chicken tacos. Daily, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 810 Haiku Rd., Haiku Cannery Jacque’s Northshore Bistro - Tropical yet festive atmosphere, with a sushi bar, indoor and lanai dining. 120 Hana Hwy, Pa`ia. 579–8844 Kimura Saimin Shop - Casual atmosphere, simple, affordable menu with fresh ingredients done right! 810 Haiku Rd., Haiku Cannery. 575-5228 Kitada’s - Saimin for breakfast is a standard. Teri beef, hamburger steak, tofu and hekka all available. 3617 Baldwin Ave., Makawao. 572–7241

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Kula Lodge & Restaurant - Upcountry’s familystyle restaurant with sweeping views of the island. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Haleakala Highway. 878-1535 Livewire Cafe - Gourmet desserts, coffee drinks, smoothies. Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sun. thru Thurs. 6 a.m. to midnight Fri. and Sat. 137 Hana Highway, Paia. 579-6009 Lynne’s Cafe - Affordable homestyle local food including breakfast, plate lunch, chow fun and more! Catering available. 810 Kokomo Rd. 575-9363 Makawao Steak House - Classic and comfortable menu with daily fish preparations and salad bar. 3612 Baldwin Ave., Makawao. 572-8711 Mama’s Fish House - Fresh island fish with fresh local ingredients at “Maui’s favorite restaurant.” 799 Poho Pl., Kuau. 579–8448 Maui’s Best Tamales & Local Food - Authentic, fresh & tasty mexican cuisine along with local favorites. 81 Makawao Ave/Pukalani Square 573-2998 Milagros Food Co. - South American cusine with an island influence. Best people watching spot in Pa`ia! Extensive tequila menu and delicious daily specials. 3 Baldwin St. 579–8755 Moana Bakery & Cafe - Pacific Rim dining for vegetarians and meat eaters. Bakery provides wonderful goodies for the sweet tooth. 71 Baldwin Ave., Pa`ia. 579–9999 Pa`ia Fish Market - By serving fresh local Hawaiian fish daily, they are the hot spot for seafood lovers without the upscale prices. 100 Hana Hwy., Pa`ia. 579–8030 Polli’s Mexican Restaurant - Paniolo country’s premier Mexican cantina, with nachos, burritos and ensaladas. 1202 Makawao Ave. 572-7808 Veg Out - Vegan and vegetarian food, from Mexican, Italian and Far East influences. 810 Kokomo Rd., Haiku. 575-5320

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Athens Greek Restaurant - Affordable and authentic gyros, shish kebabs, falafels and more! Ya’Sou! Lahaina Cannery Mall 661-4300 A&J Kitchen, Deli & Bakery - Choose from American, Hawaiian, Korean and Chinese cuisines. Bakery with cakes & cookies. Lahaina Center. 667–0623 Ba-Le - French Vietnamese sandwiches, noodle dishes, pho and saimin. Wide variety of tapioca. Lahaina Cannery Mall 661-5566 Banyan Tree - “Eclectic Pacific Cuisine with a

Hawaiian Twist.” Lodge atmosphere, ocean views. Ritz Carlton Kapalua. 669–6200 BJ’s Chicago Pizzeria - Deep-dish specialty pizzas and homemade Pizookies with live music nightly. Overlooking Front Street, with ocean view. 730 Front St. 661-0700. Blue Lagoon - Casual dining with local grinds, surrounded by waterfalls and palm trees. Wharf Cinema Center. 661–8141 Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. - Fine Southern foods, with Forrest Gump movie memorabilia and logo wear in a lively, casual atmosphere. 889 Front St. 661–3111 Cafe O’Lei - Oceanfront dining featuring light and healthy yet hearty gourmet lunch and dinner. Delicious salads and Focaccia sandwiches. 839 Front St. 661–9491 Cafe Sauvage - Gourmet, hearty, satisfying fare in an unpretentious setting. Extensive beer and wine menu, after-dinner cordials and desserts! 844 Front St. 661–7600 Canoes - Casual yet elegant dining serving a combination of island-inspired contemporary and traditional cuisine.1450 Front St. 661–0937 CJ’s Deli & Diner - Reasonably priced “comfort foods” such as Reuben sandwiches, pot roast and freshly baked pies! Open daily from 5:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 2580 Kekaa Drive Fairway Shops, Kaanapali 6670968 Compadres Bar & Grill - Western cooking with a Mexican accent. Oceanview dining and Margarita bar - serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lahaina Cannery Mall, 661-7189 Cool Cat Cafe - ‘50s-style diner with lanai. Delicious burgers and sandwiches, huge salads and classic fountain desserts. Lahaina Wharf Center, 6670908 David Paul’s Lahaina Grill - Fine dining in the intimate dining room on the ground floor of the Lahaina Inn building. 127 Lahainaluna. 667–5117 Erik’s Seafood & Sushi - Fresh seafood and sushi - great steamers! Open nightly. 843 Wainee St., Lahaina 662-8780 Gaby’s Pizzeria - Casual Italian dining with pizza and pasta from $6-$25. Open 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. daily. 505 Front Street, 661-8112. Gazebo Restaurant - Full breakfast and lunch menu, casual atmosphere, beautiful oceanside setting. 5315 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, 669-5621. Gerard’s - Fine French dining in Lahaina. Rich,

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menu. 80 Dickenson St., Lahaina 661–7082 Lahaina Fish Co. - Chef’s Signature Pacific Rim Specialties prepared with fresh island fish and seafood, dine on the oceanside lanai. 831 Front St. 661–3472 Leilani’s On The Beach - Relaxed beachfront dining, specializing in fresh seafood and Pacific Rim cuisine. 2435 Kaanapali Parkway. 661-4495 Lemongrass - Serving ala carte to the seven course traditional Vietnamese dinner. Reasonably priced and full of flavor. 930 Waine`e St., Lahaina 667–6888 Longhi’s - Elegant fine dining, freshest ingredients, pasta, seafood and steaks. Dancing upstairs on Friday nights. 888 Front St. 667–2288 Mama’s Ribs & Rotisserie - Serving ribs and roasted chicken, BBQ baked beans, coleslaw and macaroni salad. Napili Plaza. 665–6262 Moose McGillicuddy’s - Great value, large portions, all you can eat specials and merry atmosphere. 844 Front St. 667–7758 Nachos Grande - Fresh Mexican food, fast. Vegetarian, too! Honokowai Marketplace. 662–0890 Nalu Sunset Bar & Sushi - Sushi rolls, sashimi, various Japanese appetizers, sandwiches and more. Maui Marriott, Kaanapali 667–1200 ext. 51 Outback Steak House - Quality steaks, shrimpon-the-barbie, and the Bloomin’ Onion in a casual and lively atmosphere. 4405 Honoapiilani Hwy, Kahana 665-1822 Pacific’O - Elegant oceanfront award-winning contemporary Pacific cuisine. 505 Front St. 667-4341. Pancho & Lefty’s - Delicious and spicy appetizers, traditional and specialty Mexican food. Wharf Cinema Center, Lahaina 661–4666 Penne Pasta - Mark Ellman’s inexpensive Italian bistro with homestyle pasta, pizza and salad. 180 Dickenson St., Suite 113. 661–6633 Pioneer Inn - Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, with live entertainment nightly. 659 Wharf St., Lahaina 661-36362 Plantation House Restaurant - Hawaiian Mediterranean cuisine. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. 2000 Plantation Club Dr., Kapalua. 669-6299 Reilley’s - Known for their choice award winning beef. Gourmet steaks and seafood overlooking the Ka`anapali Golf Course’s 18th hole. 2290 Ka`anapali Pkwy, 667–7477 Roy’s Nicolina Restaurant - A quiet ambience

suffuses this dining experience, enhanced by the Pacific Rim cuisine. 4405 Honoapi`ilani Hwy, upstairs. 669–5000 Rusty Harpoon Restaurant and Tavern Quench thirst, satiate hunger, and watch sports. Large parties welcome. Whalers Village. 661–3123 Ruth’s Chris Steak House - USDA Prime Steak, fine wines. Dinner served nightly. 900 Front St., Lahaina 661-8815 Sansei Seafood Restaurant and Sushi Bar D.K. Kodama has combined the highest quality sushi bar infused with Hawai`i’s cultural flavors. 115 Bay Drive #115., Kapalua. 669–6286 Sea House Restaurant - Looking out over incredible Napili Bay, dining is an amazing experience here under the direction of Chef Michael Gallager. 5900 Lwr. Honoapi`ilani Hwy. 669–1500 Spats Trattoria - Step into old Northern Italy. Tables are private, the Antipasti serves two. The Hyatt Regency. 667–4727 Sports Club Kahana Grill - Upscale, healthy

restaurant inside Sports Club Kahana. Breakfast, lunch and take-out. 4327 Lwr. Honoapi`ilani Rd. 6693539 Swan Court - One of the top ten romantic restaurants in the world, extensive list of contemporary fine wines. Hyatt Regency Maui. 667–4727 Thai Chef - Thai food like you’ve never had it, curry, pad thai, summer rolls and more. Old Lahaina Center. 667–2814 The Terrace Restaurant - Open from 6:30-11 a.m. serving breakfast only. Elegant dining, buffetstyle rotating menu ranging from “Beakfast on the Farm” to “Hawaiian Plantation-Style Breakfast”. Special Mimosa and Bloody Mary menus. Ritz Carlton, Kapalua. 669-6200. Tropica - Enjoy the fire and ice-themed restaurant where the cold food and drink bar is tucked between two “volcanoes.” The Westin Maui. 667–2525 Whale’s Tale - All open-air lanai dining. Casual dining, specials, large portions. 672 Front St. 667–4044

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Get Down Garden Style At the Maui Academy of Performing Arts There’s something about a “garden party” that on the surface sounds a little lame. Really, who wants to sit around some stuffy white-cloaked table, sipping tea and pointing pinkies? Unless the Mad Hatter himself would be there doling out the drinks, most people would skip the garden party for their own backyard and a couple burgers. Amazingly enough, the non-profit Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) throws a really good bash. For the last 15 years, they’ve been throwing garden-style parties as fundraisers. This year’s event, set for September 7, will include wine tasting, restaurant samplings, auctions and live entertainment. “The garden party isn’t just for the elite,” said MAPA managing director Francie Von Tempsky. “It’s an event with an afternoon garden flare. I love the energy of it. People come to enjoy themselves while raising money for our organization.” But this year’s party will introduce something new: Fresh Art. These are paintings produced on site, live, as the party is going on. Fresh Art allows guests to watch artists depict the day on canvas. This year, 15 artists will scatter the lawns of the Yokuochi estate in Wailuku, painting whatever strikes them as interesting. According to Von Tempsky, the scene will be worth capturing. “It is held at the grounds of the former sugar manager’s house—very old Wailuku,” she said. “It’s quite lovely. Paintings are auctioned off while they are still wet. They are exquisite pieces of art by well-known artists on the island.” Bidding on individual pieces runs from $100 to $1000. The money goes to good use. Now in its 30th year, MAPA provides educational programs—dance,

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allow you to sip wine samples while feeding on savory suckling and pan-seared salmon from some of the island’s best restaurants. The Chef’s Festival will feature restaurants like Erik’s Seafood and Sushi, Sansei and Hula Grill. The live and silent auctions offer more than 200 items up for bid, including restaurant certificates, massage and spa treatments, helicopter rides and even overnight stays in Paris. Or maybe you’ll just go straight for the entertainment. Want big hair heavy metal? Too bad. The band Moondance will practice

its own version of the performing arts in what Von Tempsky describes as “easy listening.” In any case, Von Tempsky is sure that the party “will be the afternoon social event of the year.” Some people, she said, even wear hats. MTW The event will be held Sunday, Sept. 7 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Yokouchi family estate in Wailuku. Tickets: $50 or $45 in advance. Parking is on Main St. below the Bailey Museum. For more information, call 244-8760.

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Straight Man, Not Funny Man David Spade Chews More Than He Can Bite Dickie Roberts Former Child Star (★) Even if David Spade had Tom Green’s comic instincts coupled with Jim Carrey’s gushy delivery, he’d still need a gallon of espresso to achieve the spastic energy he imagines for himself. Anyone who endured Spade’s barely tolerable Joe Dirt knows that the comedian is ill equipped to infuse parody into a character, no matter how ridiculous the hairstyle or decor. In Dickie Roberts Former Child Star, Spade (“Dickie Roberts”) is a 35-year-old, washed up former star of a TV sitcom, still chasing fame when he isn’t working as a valet parking attendant in Los Angeles. A $30,000 advance on his autobiography and a film audition with Rob Reiner spurs Dickie to offer $20,000 to a surrogate family in hopes they will allow him to live the “normal childhood” he never had so he can score a role in Reiner’s movie. This strained plot collides with Spade’s despondent demeanor as comic set pieces come and go like wrinkles on a mussed bed sheet. We see our selfish, insecure protagonist letting a set of elevator doors close on an approaching secretary with an armfull of scripts. But when the woman is soon revealed to be Reiner’s administrative assistant, now sporting a fresh lump on her forehead, Dickie is still only concerned with his audition. Craig Bierko (The Long Kiss Goodnight) plays George, the smarmy SUV-driving, opportunist dad who sells out his wife and two kids for Dickie’s ridiculous scheme. Bierko, who resembles alleged murderer Scott Peterson during his mustache and goatee phase, plays the part for all of its sour American dream meaning, stealing every scene he’s in. In some ways, George is a silent thematic link in the movie. The fact that his burgeoning adultery coincides with Dickie’s moving in, merits more plot attention than the audience gets. If this were a Marx Brothers movie or even a Bugs Bunny cartoon, there’d be plenty of jibes and interaction between our underdog hero and the dastardly dad. But here the sub-plot is squandered as perhaps too demanding a challenge for Dickie/Spade to attempt. For all of Dickie’s self-confusion, he’s the one who put any obstacles in his path. With twenty grand, Dickie effectively buys his way into the American dream when he finds a guy who’s bored enough with his family to sell them off. The innocent gambols Dickie instigates with the family’s young son and daughter represents the crux of the movie, and confirms the film’s PG-13 rating as Dickie goes about ruining furniture, breaking toys and testing the

Want my autograph? limits of social propriety in the context of a “normal family.” Director Sam Weisman (The Out-OfTowners) never reels in his audience because he’s never demanding enough with his subject. There’s a constant sense that Dickie Roberts is such a mediocre loser that he can’t even embrace the adequate depth of his misery. Spade could probably turn in a suitable comedic performance if he were pushed beyond the tight confines of his comfort zone as a lazy man’s joke-teller. People still entreat Dickie Roberts to repeat the silly phrase that made him famous on television. But “It’s Nucking Futs” doesn’t exactly measure up to Homer Simpson’s “Doh!” It does, however demonstrate the level of hack writing Spade and his writing partner Fred Wolf put into this forgettable disaster. David Spade showed promise as a straight man when paired with the late Chris Farley (Tommy Boy), but without a comic fall guy, the Saturday Night Live refugee is living a little too close to the defeated aspect of his Dickie Roberts character. Rated PG-13 95 mins. MTW


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Wednesday, September 10 The Guys 5 & 7:30 p.m., Castle Theater "A Celebration of the Human Spirit! An Extraordinary Film about Extraordinary Heroes!" (LA Times). Sigourney Weaver shines as a writer who helps a New York fire captain, played by Anthony LaPaglia, in an Academy Award-worthy performance, find the words to remember the men he lost on September 11. This film is living proof of how seemingly insurmountable challenges reveal volumes about humankind's ability to transcend and find meaning in the most life-alerting circumstances. Rated PG. 89 min. Tickets: $7 w/MFF passport. $10 single.

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New This Week DICKIE ROBERTS: FORMER CHILD STAR (PG13) - Comedy - Dickie Roberts (David Spade) was a TV child star of the ‘70s who is now 35 and parking cars. He is offered a film role to revive his career but it means he has to hire a family to help him discover what growing up as an average, everyday kid is all about. See Film Critique.

Now Showing AMERICAN WEDDING - (R) - Comedy - The group of best friends from their days back at East Great Falls High reunite for the next great sexual adventure in their lives... the wedding of Jim (Jason Biggs) and Michelle (Alyson Hannigan), where Stifler (Seann William Scott) finds himself falling for Michelle's "knockout" sister. FREAKY FRIDAY - (PG) - Comedy - A tomboy

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teenage girl, Annabel (Lindsay Lohan), and her widowed mother, Ellen (Jamie Lee Curtis), who are always arguing with each other, simultaneously wish they could be someone else, they somehow exchange bodies, as they both learn (or in the mother's case, remembers) what it's like to be in the other person's situation. FREDDY VS. JASON - (R) - Horror - A group of teenagers find themselves stuck in the middle of a battle between two forces of evil: silent stalker Jason Voorhees and gabby dream master Freddy Krueger, as the battle wages from Elm Street to a climactic finale fought at Camp Crystal Lake. JEEPERS CREEPERS 2 - (R) - Horror - As its 23 horrifying days of flesh-eating come to an end, an ancient creature known as the Creeper embarks on a final voracious feeding frenzy, terrorizing a group of varsity basketball players, cheerleaders, and coaches stranded on a remote highway after their bus breaks down. Fighting their own fears and prejudices while trapped aboard the isolated bus, the terrified group of young athletes are forced to come together and do battle against the winged creature hell bent on completing its grizzly ritual of feasting on humans. LARA CROFT TOMBRAIDER 2: THE CRADLE OF LIFE - PG13 - Action/Adventure - This time around, archaeologist and explorer extraordinaire Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie) journeys to a temple, sunken underwater, that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora’s Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who’s in league with a bad guy named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. LE DIVORCE - (PG13) - Romantic Comedy - Isabel Walker (Kate Hudson), a film school dropout from California travels to Paris to help her 8-month pregnant poet stepsister, Roxeanne (Naomi Watts), arriving just in time to see Roxy abandoned by her French painter husband who's been cheating on her. Isabel soon finds herself having an affair with her brother-in-law's 70-year-old uncle... this is a comedy of manners about two American sisters and the family of wealthy French men they become involved with. MAGDALENE SISTERS - (R) - Drama - A story charting several years in the young lives of four "fallen women" who were rejected by their families and abandoned to the mercy of the Catholic Church in 1960's Ireland. While women's liberation is sweeping the globe, these women are stripped of their liberty and dignity and condemned to indefinite sentences of servitude in The Magdalene Laundries, in order to atone for their "sins." The last Magdalene Asylum in Ireland closed in 1996, and only since has the true horror of conditions in these institutions begun to emerge. MARCI X - (R) - Comedy - When protest breaks out over Dr. S's new CD, the owner of the rapper's record label, Ben Feld, is hospitalized by a heart attack. But his pampered daughter Marci, who's never set foot in the business world, steps in, stands up to Dr. S and tries to tone down his bad-boy edge. Stars Lisa Kudrow and Damon Wayans. THE MEDALLION - (PG13) - Action/Comedy - After getting killed on the job, a Chinese immigration officer (Jackie Chan) soon learns that he's still alive, but now has amazing supernatural abilities. The challenge is he has to learn how to use these new abilities while in the midst of fighting the bad guys. MY BOSS’S DAUGHTER - (PG13) - Romantic Comedy - When his mean boss asks him to housesit, a young man (Ashton Kutcher) tries to use it as an opportunity to win the heart of his boss's daughter (Tara Reid),

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KA`AHUMANU 6 Queen Ka`ahumanu Shopping Center, 875-4910 American Wedding - R - Daily (12:30), 5, 9:30 Italian Job - PG13 - Daily (12:25, 2:55), 5:15, 7:40, 10:10 Le Divorce - PG13 - Daily (1), 4:45, 7:25, 10 Seabiscuit - PG13 - Daily (1), 4:05, 7:05, 10:05 S.W.A.T. - PG13 - Daily (12:45, 3:30), 7:15, 9:55 Uptown Girls - PG13 - Daily (2:50), 7:20 Whale Rider - PG13 - Daily (12:40, 3), 5:20, 7:45, 10:05

KUKUI MALL 1819 South Kihei Road, 875-4910 Freaky Friday - PG - Th (12:45, 3), 5, 7:15, Fr-Sa (1:30), 5:30, 7:45, 9:45, Su-W (1:30), 4:15, 7:15 Jeepers Creepers 2 - R - Th (12:30, 3), 5:30, 7:45, FrSa (1:15), 5:15, 7:30, 9:45, Su-W (1:15), 4:30, 7 Medallion - PG13 - Th (1:15, 3:15), 5:15, 7:30, Fr-Sa (1:30), 5:30, 7:30, 9:30, Su-W (1:30), 4:30, 7:15 Open Range - R - Th (1), 4:10, 7, Fr-Sa (1), 5, 8, Su-W (1), 4:15, 7

FRONT STREET THEATERS 900 Front Street, 249–2222 Jeepers Creepers 2 - Th-Fr, M-W (4), 7, 9:30, Sa-Su (1:15, 4), 7, 9:30 My Boss’s Daughter - PG13 - Th 7, 9:30, Fr, M-W (4:15), 7:15, 9:15, Sa-Su (2, 4:15), 7:15, 9:15 Seabiscuit - PG13 - Th-Fr, M-W (4), 7, 9:55, Sa-Su (1, 4), 7, 9:55 Spy Kids 3D - PG - Th only (4:15) S.W.A.T. - PG13 - Th (5), 7:30, 9:55, Fr, M-W (4:45), 7:30, 9:55, Sa-Su (2:15, 4:45), 7:30, 9:55

WHARF CINEMA CENTER 658 Front Street, 249–2222 Freaky Friday - PG - Th-Fr, M-W (1:30, 4), 7, 9:30, SaSu (11:15, 1:30), 4, 7, 9:30 Freddy vs. Jason - R - Th-Fr, M-W (2, 4:30), 7:30, 10, SaSu (11:45, 2), 4:30, 7:30, 10 The Medallion - PG13 - Th-Fr, M-W (1:45, 4:15), 7:15, 9:45, Sa-Su (11:30, 1:45), 4:15, 7:15, 9:45

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Slam! Friday, 7 p.m. at Gallerie Ha in Wailuku Perhaps you’re ready to go beyond “Roses are red…” Or maybe you’ve become too sophisticated for “There once was a man from Nantucket…” Head over to 51 Market Street in Wailuku for Pat Matsumoto’s "Sound Out 5" Poetry Slam. There’ll be five heats in this contest to suit your particular style or level of experience: Greenhorns (poetry virgins), Bards (traditional), Pidgin Poetry (go fo’ broke, brah), Whatevah’s (free verse forms), Funny Stuff (comedic), Performance (dramatic presentation of your poem or another’s). The grand prize for the best “use of heightened language and rhythm to express an imaginative interpretation of the subject” is $100. Plus, extra credit points for being able to spell “onomatopoeia.”

Those Crazy Brazilians Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. at Makawao Union Church Community Hall Carioca – Eclectic, Upbeat, Brilliant Brazilian Music Carioca played Maui last year for the first time and returns to give us some more Brazilian flavor. He is a brilliant multi-instrumentalist from Rio who will dazzle you with his fascinating music. His style is rooted in classical Brazilian guitar, and he also plays 6, 8, and 12-string guitar, sitar, bass, synthesizer, kalimba, Laotian bamboo flute, and a wide array of those crazy Brazilian percussion instruments. Each of his eight albums explores a different facet of his musical interest and ability – from chamber music fused with jazz to the African percussion of Northern Brazil to the rhythms of the Amazon. He sings a little in English, but his voice is so beautiful that the language doesn’t matter. His exciting live performance captivates and mesmerizes. On the 15th he will give an intriguing workshop aimed at discovering the music of your soul. Whether you are a musician or not, he’ll help you discover that you are one. Call 573-9243 for workshop details. [JOE GATTO]

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Are Sea Cucumbers Edible? Monday, 5 p.m. at the Institute for Health and Happiness Eww! Okay, people—sea cucumbers are not actually vegetables. But you can find out about the many uses of seaweed, I’m sure, at this Class on Creative Cooking with Sea Vegetables in Haiku. For more information, or to figure out what or where the hell the Institute for Health and Happiness is, call Sabrina at 573-2917.

Whirling Dervishes are Neat 7:30 p.m. Friday, at McCoy Studio Theater, MACC Message from the Land of Rumi with A Esin Celebri Bayru (22nd Generation descendant of Rumi) 7:30 p.m. Friday, at McCoy Studio Theater, MACC. A lecture on the mysticism of Islam and the role of women in Turkish with a translator. The evening will begin with live Turkish music, poetry and whirling dervishes. Tickets: $13.

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Paul Horn - Sept. 19. Grammy Award winning New Age musician. Tickets: $28. 7:30 p.m., McCoy Studio Theater, MACC, 242-SHOW. Steely Dan - Oct. 10. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted band that blends jazz, rock and r&b. Tickets $51-76. 7 p.m., MACC, 242-7469.

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Celebrating Na Wai Eha - Maui's Four Great Waters - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fri & Sat at Maui Community College, Kalama Building, Room 103. Free community forum with guest performance by Hoku Award winner Raiatea Helm on Sat, at 3:30 p.m. For info, call 5799802. Coral Reef Information Station - Free reef info at Ulua Beach in Wailea on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and at Kahekili Park (Airport Beach) in Kaanapali on Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays; all from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Take part in a FREE guided reef tour led by experienced naturalist at 9 a.m. at Ulua and 10 a.m. at Kahekili. Bring snorkel equipment. Call 249-8811.

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Maui Chefs Present ... You Art What You Eat - 6:30-10 p.m. at Hyatt Regency, Kaanapali. This annual elegant dinner-cocktail party under the stars opens Taste of Lahaina. West Maui's top chefs present their culinary creations in an art gallery setting. Admission of $105 includes gourmet dining, wines, entertainment, valet parking & a silent auction by Cancer Alliance. For more info, call 667-9175. Labyrinth Walks by the Light of the Moon - 7 p.m. at St. John's Church, 8992 Kula Highway, Keokea, Kula. Free. A 45-minute explanation and history of the labyrinth precedes the 30 minute healing walk. For more info, call 878-1485.

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A Night in the Garden of Magic & Music - 5:3010 p.m. at Marriott Wailea. Benefit for American Heart Association, $75 per person. Sponsorships are being sought. Tables are being reserved! Call for more information at 244-7185.

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MAPA's 15th Annual Garden Party - 1-5 p.m. at

2471 W. Main Street in Wailuku. Tickets: $45 in advance, $50 at the door - 100% tax deductible, includes food and beverages. The Live Art and Gift Auctions culminate with “fresh art” auctioned off at the end of the event. Entertainment by “Moondance”. For more info, call 244-8760.

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Carioca Concert - 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Makawao Union Church Community Hall. Brazilian music trio. $15 at door. Call 572-2962 for more info.

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Bada Bing - Rat Pack Piano Bar with Mat Cain, Thu, Fri and Sat, 6:30-9 p.m. 1945 S. Kihei Rd., 875-0188. Capische? – Joyce and Gord, Wed and Thu; Esther Godinez (vocals) Salvador Godinez (piano) and Ed Connors (bass) perform a mix of standards, bossa nova and original music, Fri and Sat, 7-10 p.m. Call ahead for details. Diamond Resort, 555 Kaukahi, 8792224. KKO Kai Ku Ono – Lono, Thu thru Sat; Kawika, Sun; Howard Ahia, Mon; Kenny Roberts, Wed. All sets 6-9 p.m. 2511 S. Kihei Rd., 875-1007. LuLu’s - Patrick Major, Thu, 4-7 p.m. 1945-H S. Kihei Rd., 879-9944. Maalaea Grill – Benoit Jazz Works, Thu, Fri and Sun, 6:30-9 p.m.; Jimmy C Jazz, Sat, 7-9 p.m. Maalaea Village Shops, 243-2206. Marco’s Southside Grill – Mark Johnston (piano), Wed thru Sun; Brian Cuomo (piano), Mon and Tue. All sets from 7-10 p.m. 1445 S. Kihei Rd., 874-4041. Margarita’s Beach Cantina – Cool Steel, Fri, 5-7 p.m. 101 S. Kihei Rd., 879-5311. Mulligan’s on the Blue – Celtic Tigers, Thu and Sun, 7-10 p.m. 100 Kaukahi St., Wailea, 874-1131. Seawatch Restaurant - Pianist Angela Carr, Fri, 6-9


DA KINECALENDAR p.m.; guitarist Luis Diaz, Sat, 6-9 p.m. 100 Wailea Golf Club Dr., 875-8080. Tommy Bahama’s Tropical Café – Latin guitar w/ Luis Diaz, Thu, Fri and Wed; guitar and vocals w/ Brado, Sat; Patrick Major, Sun; steel drums and sax w/ Brian Wittman, Mon and Tue. All sets from 6-10 p.m. The Shops at Wailea, 875-9983.

CENTRAL MAUI

Mañana Garage – Neto & Friends, Thu and Fri, 6:30 p.m.; Fortunato’s Magic, Fri, 7 p.m.; Neto & Hot Salsa, Sat; Neto Peraza, Tue; Bobby & Tula, Wed, 6:30 p.m. 33 Lono Ave., Kahului, 873-0220. Ramon’s - Gypsy Pacific, Wed, 7-9 p.m. 2102 Vineyard, Wailuku, 986-8550.

UPCOUNTRY MAUI

Jacque’s - The Tom Cherry Express, Sat, 8 p.m.; Greg DiPiazza & Tato Duo, Mon, 7-10:30 p.m. 120 Hana Highway, Paia, 579-8844. Livewire Cafe - John Moore Band, Sat, 7-10 p.m.; live jazz, Thu, 7-10 p.m.; acoustic guitar with Molten Soul, Tue, 7-10 p.m. 137 Hana Highway, Paia, 5796009. Moana Cafe - Jazz w/ Eve Moffatt, Fri, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; gypsy guitar w/ Bo Shores, Sun, 6-9 p.m.; vintage Hawaiian music, Wed, 6-9 p.m. 71 Baldwin Ave., Paia, 579-9999.

RESORT SHOWS WEST MAUI

Embassy Vacation Resort – Kaanapali Beach 104 Kaanapali Shores, Lahaina, 661-2000 Ohana Bar & Grill: Ed Truthan w/ contemporary classics, Thu; Patrick Major, Fri; Wayne & Friends, Sat; Ed & Ron, Sun; Ernest Pua’a w/ Hawaiian music, Mon; Scott Baird & Friends w/ contemporary music, Tue; Howard Ahia w/ Hawaiian music, Wed. All sets from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Torch lighting ceremony nightly. Hyatt Regency Maui 200 Nohea Kai Drive, Kaanapali, 661-1234 “Tony ‘n Tina’s Wedding” Mon, Wed, Fri and Sun, 6:30 p.m. in the Swan Court. Torchlighting ceremony at 6:15 nightly followed by live Hawaiian entertainment 6:30-9:30 nightly in the Weeping Banyan: Sam Fukuhara, Thu, Sun and Mon; Pam Gamboa Peterson, Tue, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Larry Gollis, Fri and Sat; Stephanie Anderson, Wed; "Drums of the Pacific" luau by Tihati, 5:30-8 nightly. Ka’anapali Beach Hotel 2525 Kaanapali Parkway, 661-0011 Black Rock Illusions dinner show Sun, Tue and Thu at 5:30 p.m. in the Kanahele Room; Ka’anapali Serenaders, Sat, 6-9:30 p.m.; free hula show 6:30-7:30 nightly; Auntie Aloha’s Breakfast Luau, Mon thru Fri, 8:15 a.m.; Paniolo Barbecue w/ live music and dancing, Mon, 6 p.m.; Sunday champagne brunch w/ Hawaiian music by Polinahe, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Kapalua Bay Hotel / Kapalua Bay Hotel, A Luxury Collection Resort 1 Bay Drive, Kapalua, 669-5656 The Bay Club: Jazz trio, Fri and Sat, 6-9 p.m.; solo pianist Sun thru Thu, 6-9 p.m.; Gardenia Court: contemporary Hawaiian music, Sun, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Lehua Lounge: hula performances 5:30-7 and contemporary Hawaiian music 7-8:30 nightly. Napili Kai Beach Resort 5900 Honoapiilani Highway, Napili, 669-1500 Sea House Restaurant: Kapule Paoa, Sun; Kincaid Basques, Mon, Fri & Sat; Albert Kaina, Wed; Kincaid & Albert, Thu; All Hawaiian music shows from 7-9 p.m. Polynesian Dinner Show, Tue, 5:30 p.m. Ritz-Carlton Kapalua One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, 669-6200 Lobby Lounge: Reiko, solo guitar and vocals, beginning at 5:30 nightly. Banyan Tree Restaurant: world fusion duo Ranga Pae, Fri thru Tue, 6:15-9:45 p.m. Royal Lahaina Resort 2780 Kekaa Drive, Kaanapali, 661-3611 "Eddie and Eddie" w/ Eddie Lilikoi and Eddie Sebala, 5-9:30 nightly in the Royal Ocean Terrace. Royal Lahaina Luau featuring authentic Hawaiian and Polynesian songs and dances at 5 nightly. Sheraton Maui Hotel

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SURF

PUREVOLUME

2605 Kaanapali Parkway, 661-0031 Lagoon Bar Entertainment w/ hula dancers, 6-8 nightly: Bobby & Ralph, Thu, Mon and Tue; Ralph & Allan, Fri; Fausto & Kawaika, Sat and Sun; Nathan & Ralph, Wed; torchlighting and cliff diving ceremony at sunset, 7-8 nightly. The Westin Maui Hotel 2365 Kaanapali Parkway, 667-2525 Tropica: Bobby Ingram Trio, Sat, Sun and Wed; JD Band, Tue; Keoki Kahumoku, Mon. All sets 7-9 p.m.; Fortunato’s magic, Thu, Sat and Tue, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

SOUTH MAUI

Four Seasons Resort Wailea 3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, 874-8000 Lobby Lounge, Hawaiian music w/Steve Repollo and Alan Villeran, Thu, 5:30-7:30 p.m. followed by jazz w/ Sal Godinez and Marcus Johnson, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; contemporary music w/Clay Mortensen and George Tavoularis, Fri, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; island style trio, Sat and Mon, 5:307:30 p.m. w/ hula dancer 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Pam Peterson and Rudy Baria, Sun, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Tiffany Lee and Josh Mon and Sat, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Clay Mortensen and Gilbert Emata, Wed, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Sunset torchlighting nightly. Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa 3850 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, 875-1234 Botero Bar entertainment, 5:30-9:30 nightly: Larry Golis, Thu; Brian Mansano, Fri; Ricardo, Sat; Luis Diaz, Sun thru Tue; Mitch Kepa, Wed; Strolling Hawaiian duo in the Humuhumunukunukuapua’a nightly. The Fairmont Kea Lani Maui 4100 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, 875-4100 Jazz entertainment from 6-9 nightly in the Lobby Bar. Wailea Marriott 3700 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, 879-1922 Hawaiian entertainment w/ hula 6-9 nightly in Kumu Bar & Grill. Hawaiian entertainment 9-11 nightly in the Mele Mele Lounge featuring Pam Gamboa Peterson Mon and Sat, Mitch Kepa & Raymond "Mundo" Medeiros. Paradyse & Ka Poe O Hawaii perform at the Luau, Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri. Renaissance Wailea Beach Resort 3550 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, 879-4900 Sunset Terrace; Jamie Lawrence, Tue thru Sat; solo guitarist Sun and Mon, 6-9 p.m. Wailea Sunset Luau, Tue, Thu and Sat, 6-8:30 p.m. Maui Prince Hotel 5400 Makena Alanui, 874-1111 Molokini Lounge: Ron Kuala’au, Hawaiian and contemporary guitar and vocals, Sun, 6-10:30 p.m. and Tue, Thu and Sat, 6-8:30 p.m. Mele ‘Ohana duo, Mon, Wed. and Fri, 6-8 p.m., Mon thru Sat, 8:30-10:30 p.m. and Mon, Wed and Fri, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

EAST MAUI

Hotel Hana-Maui Hana, 248-8211 Hawaiian music in Paniolo Lounge, Thu thru Sun, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; hula show, every Thu and Sun, 7:30-8:15 p.m. in the Main Dining Room.

POLITICAL

Land Reclassification Public Hearing - 9:30 a.m. Thu & Fri, at the Wailea Marriott Jade/Plumeria Room. The petition is for 3 separate parcels to be reclassified to urban use. One of about 38 acres is along the Old Haleakala Highway adjacent to the Big Kmart and Costco properties. The other two are the sugar cane fields between the Hana Highway and Puunene Avenue, south of the Maui Marketplace and Wal-Mart/Home Depot commercial developments.

JAWBREAKER “DEAR YOU” For hardcore fans Dear You does not come highly touted. It is very well produced. It does consist of very radio friendly pop music. But most of all it is also very out-of-print (Blackball Records will be rereleasing it very soon). Jawbreaker stands as a benchmark for the emo music coming out today. Blake Schwarzenbach wrote eloquently poetic lyrics and instilled a very raw, gravel-hoarse voice to belt them out. As a trio they put together a tight mixture of pop melody with surreal, awkward quirks strung throughout. The influence of their style is felt today when listening to Chino of The Deftones and his style of awkward melodies. Why is Dear You a better Jawbreaker record than 24 Hour Revenge Therapy or Bivouac? Because it’s the most solidly written and the most consistently excellent record of this now sorely missed band’s short career. —Geffen/Blackball Records [GANNON GILMORE]

VARIOUS ARTISTS "BAD SCENE, EVERYONE'S FAULT: A TRIBUTE TO JAWBREAKER" I want to emphasize that this album is not terrible. Really. The bands do a good job of matching their favorite songs tune for tune but lack Jawbreaker's grace. Jawbreaker had dirty distortion and awkward drums and slightly off-key bass—and it worked. This album lacks all that—and it shows. But I do love the techno-danceable version of "Boxcar" and Duvall's fifties lullaby version of "Busy". —Dying Wish Records [GANNON GILMORE]

MICHAEL FRANTI AND SPEARHEAD “EVERYONE DESERVES MUSIC” This is perhaps Franti’s best album in an accomplished career. Everyone Deserves Music’s 12 fully realized songs covers all of his diverse influences, including hip-hop, rock, punk, reggae and electronica. The shimmering opening chords of the personal manifesto “What I Be” captivate the listener from the very beginning. “We Don’t Stop” is a real funky joint featuring the distinctive rhyming of the Gift of Gab from Blackalicious and Franti’s rants. “Love Invincible” and “Love Why Did You Go Away” reveal an alluring sensual voice and evoke Curtis Mayfield. Two versions of the San Francisco Peace Rally standard, “Bomb the World,” stand out—one is the mellow version and the other is heavy on the drums and bass. The chorus has already become famous with Franti singing, “You can bomb the world to pieces but you can’t bomb it into peace.” —Imusic [JOE GATTO]

VARIOUS ARTISTS “SAMBA BOSSA NOVA” Brazilian music is some of the world’s richest and most diverse. Most of the artists are not well known in the U.S., but the beauty and spirit of the music transcends language barriers. Putumayo’s series of Brazilian compilations is a great place to get started. Samba Bossa Nova highlights various genres—younger, as well as more established but not mainstream musicians. Music is a family affair in Brazil and the groups of the children of famous Brazilians like Tom Jobim and Caetano Veloso are included here, carrying on their fathers’ deep tradition. Some of the brightest voices in contemporary Brazilian music belong to women like Rita Ribeiro, Rosa Passos, Jussara Silveira and Eleite Negreiros, and they all shine here. Jorge Aragao’s funky soulful samba tune “Preto, Cor Preto” stands out in particular. Heavy on percussion, tropical swing and steeped in soul, this CD is perfect for Maui. —Putumayo World Music [JOE GATTO]

VARIOUS ARTISTS "PUNK ROCK STRIKE: VOLUME THREE" Every summer Springman Records releases a comp CD devoted to unsigned bands and sells them for a dollar through their mail order catalog. This is a collection of the first three. That's three CD's worth of Punk Rock Music for $6. I miss labels that used to do this sort of thing. Not everything on here is gold, but this is possibly the most worthwhile compilation you're going to find. —Springman Records [GANNON GILMORE]

LECTURE

Message from the Land of Rumi - 7:30 p.m. Fri, in the McCoy Studio Theater of the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. A lecture on the mysticism of Islam and the role of women, opens with a 3-piece Turkish ensemble, poetry and whirling dervishes. Call 2427469 for more information. Women, Infants & Children Open Door Day Mon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Community Clinic of Maui, 48 Lono Ave., Kahului. Free information on nutrition and breastfeeding. For info, call 872-4034. Class on Creative Cooking with Sea

DINING

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FILM

Punk, Hawaiian, World music, Hip-hop, Reggae, Rock — even Emo!—we love it all. Send your music to be reviewed to Maui Time Weekly, c/o Calendar Editor, 658 Front St., Ste. 126A-7278, Lahaina, HI 96761.

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thursday9/4

friday9/5

saturday9/6

BOCALINO

1279 S. Kihei Road, Kihei - 874-9299

Funk, Soul & Disco w/DJ Boomshot, No cover, 10pm

Neto Peraza & Angie Carr, Latin Night, No cover, 10pm

Kilohana, Hawaiian contemporary, No cover, 10pm

CASANOVA

Dr. Nat & Rio Ritmo, $7, 9pm

The Beat Lounge, DJ Boomshot, $5, 9:45pm

Ka Ehu Kai, $8, 9:45pm

1188 Makawao Ave., Makawao - 572-0220

CHARLEY’S RESTAURANT

Lawai’a, No cover, 10:30pm12:30am

COMPADRES BAR & GRILL

Salsa Night $5, 10pm

142 Hana Hwy, Paia - 579-9453

Lahaina Cannery Mall - 661-7189

COOL CAT CAFÉ

Wharf Cinema Center, Lahaina - 667-0908

Wed - Ladies’ Night, $5, 9:45pm Pat Hennessy & Triple Seven, Mon - Lawai’a, No cover, 10:30pm-12:30am 7-11pm

Mon - Damien, No cover, 6:30-10pm; Tue - Evan Schulman, No cover, 6:30pm; Wed - Live DJ, $3, 9pm-1:30am Club V, DJ Forrest & Quartz

2439 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei - 891-2200

HAPA’S NIGHTCLUB

Ekolu & Kohomua, $10, 8pm

Ladies Night, $5, 8pm

41 E. Lipoa St., Kihei - 879-9001

HARD ROCK CAFÉ

Flava Zone, $8, 8pm

Tue - Foundation, DJ Sal, 10pm Teen Night, $10, 6:30pm

HENRY’S BAR & GRILL

Swami Bebops, No cover, 9pm

Mark Burnett, N/C, 5-9pm, T-Ray Band, N/C, 9p-12am

Roadhouse Wrecking Crew, No cover, 9pm-12am

KAHALE’S BEACH CLUB

Da Hawaiians, No cover, 10pm

Kenny Roberts, No cover, 57pm

El Nino, No cover, 5pm

KAHULUI ALE HOUSE

Damon’s B-Day Party w/VOLT, No cover, 10pm

Ka Ehu Kai, $5, 9pm

41 E. Lipoa St., Kihei - 879-2849

36 Keala Place, Kihei - 875-7711

355 E. Kamehameha, Kahului - 877-9001

Nuff Sed, No cover, 10pm-midnight

KIMO’S

845 Front St., Lahaina - 661-4811

KOBE JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE

Mike & Dave Carroll, No cover, 9pm-Midnight

Mon - Uncle Willie K, $8, 8pm; Tue - Ultra Fabulous, $5, 8pm; Wed - Aloha Wednesday, $5, 8pm Mon - Marty Dread, Reggae at the Rock! $5, 10:30pm

Nuff Sed, $3, 10:30pm

900 Front St., Lahaina - 667-7400

monday9/8 – wednesday9/10

Mon - Mario Favre & Jennifer Weatherly, Retro rock; Tue - Jay Molina & Gilbert Emata w/Vanessa Rodriguez; Wed - Soul Concepts, R & B; All shows 10pm-1am, No cover!

CLOSED

Opti-Mystics, N/C, 7-11pm Open Mic Night, N/C, 10pm

Evan Shulman, No cover, 6:30pm

DEANO’S MAUI PIZZA CAFÉ

136 Dickenson St., Lahaina - 667-5555

sunday9/7

Mon- Da Hawaiians, No cover; Tue - Chico & DaKine, No cover; Gina Martinelli Band, N/C, 6pm Wed- Da Hawaiians, No cover Karaoke w/James, No cover, 9:30pm

Wed - Karaoke w/James, No cover, 9:30pm

Crazy Fingers, 10pm-midnight

Karaoke w/Auntie Toddy Lilikoi, Karaoke w/Auntie Toddy Lilikoi, No cover, 9:30pm No cover, 9:30pm

Tune in for: 1. Linkin Park 2. Ataris 3. Jane’s Addiction 4. White Stripes 5. Chevelle . . . and more

That’s why you voted us #1 Thanks! www.thepointfm101.com

Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

: LIVE MUSIC ; LATE NIGHT

First Saturday of Every Month 10pm-1am • Kapalua Location Only

50% OFF ALL FOOD Must be 21 & Over with I.D.

Kapalua 669-6286 • Kihei 879-0004 The Shops at Kapalua

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thursday9/4

friday9/5

saturday9/6

sunday9/7 Karaoke, No cover

LIFE’S A BEACH

Mandosa, No cover

Prankster, No cover

NDE, No cover

LOBBY LOUNGE

Jazz w/Sal Godinez & Marcus Johnson, 8:30-11:30pm

Clay Mortensen & George Tavoularis, 8:30-11:30pm

Tiffany Lee & Josh, 8:3011:30pm

1913 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei - 891–8010

Four Seasons Resort, Wailea - 874-8000

LONGHI’S 888 Front St., Lahaina - 667-2288 LONGHI’S Shops at Wailea - 877-2036 LULU’S

1945-H S. Kihei Rd., Kihei - 879-9944

MOOSE MCGILLYCUDDY’S 844 Front St., Lahaina - 667-7758

MULLIGAN’S ON THE BLUE 100 Kaukahi St., Wailea - 874-1131

monday9/8 – wednesday9/10 Mon - Lake Hosts Open Mic; Tue - Mario & Friends; Wed - Crunch Pups

Pam Peterson & Rudy Baria, Mon - Tiffany Lee & Josh, 8:30-11:30pm; Wed - Clay Mortensen & Gilbert Emata, 8:308:30-11:30pm 11:30pm

Crazy Fingers, $5, 9:30pm Voodoo Suns, $5, 9:30pm Bobby Ingram, Blues & Jazz, 8pm

Crunch Pups

Local Kine Jams

DJ Mackie Mac, No cover, 8:30pm-close

DJ Mackie Mac, No cover, 8:30pm

DJ Steve, No cover, 8:30pm-close

S.I.N. Night

RETRO ROCK

JAM NIGHT R & B Night

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All Shows 10pm - 1am NO COVER

At Azeka II Plaza in Kihei • 874-9299

Wednsaday

Tuesday

Monday

DJ Tex, No cover, 8:30pm-close Mon - DJ Mackie Mac, No cover, 8:30pm-close; Tue - DJ Mackie Mac/Dollar Night, $5, 8:30pm; Wed - DJ Mackie Mac, No cover, 8:30pm-close Celtic Tigers, No cover, 7pm Merv Oana, No cover, 10pm

Kenny Roberts, No cover, 9pm Murray Thorne, No cover, 8pm

New at

Jennifer Weatherly & Mario Faure ••••••••••••••••••••••••• Complimentary Tapas with your favorite cocktail!

Jay Molina Gilbert Emala with

Mon - S.I.N. Night, Service Industry Night; Wed - Karaoke w/Tyrone, 8:30-11pm

Vannessa Rodriguez

Soul Concepts

Mon - Gypsy Pacific, No cover, 7:30pm; Tue - Mark Burnett, No cover, 6pm; Open Mic Night, No cover, 9pm; Wed - John Moore Project, No cover, 9pm

Thursday

Friday

INDUSTRY NIGHT

Latin Night

HAWAIIAN CONTEMPORARY

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Neto Perraza Angie Carr

Kilohana

DJ Boomshot

Saturday

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Make it a Memorable Evening • Dine and Dance at Casanova For dinner reservations call 572–0220 • Log on at casanovamaui.com LETTERS

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thursday9/4

friday9/5

Live Jazz, No cover, 9pm-Midnight

PACIFIC’O

505 Front St., Lahaina - 667-4341

saturday9/6

658 Front St., Lahaina - 661-4666

SANSEI 115 Bay Dr., Kapalua - 669-6286 SANSEI Kihei Town Center - 879-0004 SPORTS PAGE GRILL & BAR 2411 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei - 879-0602

Karaoke, 10pm-1am Karaoke, 10pm-1am

Karaoke, 10pm-1am

Crunch Pups, No cover, 9pm

TGIF, No cover, 9pm

Kenny Roberts & Friends, No cover, 9pm

The Opti-Mystics, $2, 9pm

Crying Out Loud, No cover, 9pm

DJ Dancing, $10, 9:30pm-2am

DJ Dancing, $10, 9:30pm-2am

1127 Makawao Ave. - 572-1380

TSUNAMI NIGHTCLUB

3850 Wailea Alanui Dr. - 875-1234

“TATTOO WITH A VIEW” OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK NOON TO CLOSE

Thanks to all of those who voted Island Ink the “Best Tattoo Shop” on Maui

100 HANA HWY.

Mariachi Music w/Pablo, No cover, 6-9pm

Karaoke, 10pm-1am Karaoke, 10pm-1am

STOPWATCH SPORTS BAR

PAIA

579-9461 WWW.ISLANDINKTATTOO.COM

CHERRY B MB TATTOO & BODY PIERCING 1819 SOUTH KIHEI RD. 891-BODY(2639)

HRC MAUI

NUFF SED $3 COVER

MONDAY, SEPT 8TH

REGGAE AT THE ROCK WITH MARTY DREAD $5 COVER

EH BRAH! TALK IS CHEAP

HAPPY HOUR! 3-6pm & 10pm-12am EXCEPT SPECIAL EVENTS h a r d r o c k . c o m

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Wed - Harris Moku & Company, No cover, 9pm

THE FINEST IN QUALITY TATTOO & BODY PIERCING

900 Front St., Lahaina Info: 808.667.7400

SATURDAY, SEPT 6TH

monday9/8 – wednesday9/10

Live Jazz, No cover, 9pm-Midnight

Rene Alonzo, No cover, 9pm-Midnight

PANCHO & LEFTY’S

sunday9/7

SEND YOUR EH BRAH TO ehbrah@mauitime.com

Custom Tattoos

Pain Free Noon-10pm Mon-Sat, Noon-8pm Sun

Body Piercing

193 Lahainaluna, Lahaina • 667-2156


DA KINECALENDAR Vegetables - Mon, 5-7:30 p.m. at Institute for Health and Happiness in Haiku. Free. For more info, call Sabrina at 573-2917. Nutrition for Your Physical & Mental Health Tue, 12 p.m. at Cameron Center Auditorium. Free lecture. For more info, call 242-6461. Effort to Restore the Puu O Kali Lava Flows with Native Plants - 7 p.m. Tue, at the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, 726 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei. Free lecture with biologist Art Medeiros. Workshop on Diet, Supplements & Hormones - Wed, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Down to Earth Health Foods, Kahului. Free. For info, call 572-6091.

SPOKEN WORD

Maui Live Poets Society - 6:30-9 p.m. Thu, at Wailuku Public Library. Open poetry readings. For more info, call Melinda Gohn at 661-0517. "Sound Out 5" Poetry Slam - 7 p.m. Fri, at Gallerie Ha, 51 Market St. in Wailuku. A lively contest. Free attendance. Five heats, including Greenhorns (poetry virgins), Bards (traditional), Pidgin Poetry (go fo’ broke, brah), Whatevah’s (free verse forms), Funny Stuff (comedic), Performance (dramatic presentation of your poem or another’s). $100 for the grand champion! For more info, call Pat Masumoto at 244-3993.

ART

Kloe Kang & Jinja Kim Exhibit - Sept. 5 - Oct. 12, Tue-Sun, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at MACC. Kloe Kang’s skillfully drawn and painted, semi-abstract canvases explore the true meaning of “home”, reinterpreting familiar things so often taken for granted. Jinja Kim works in a variety of media, including painting, printmaking and collage applied to 3 dimensional constructions, representing her concept of “temporal perspective” where yesterday leaves its marks on today and imagery is inclusive of past and future. For more info, call 242SHOW. "Old Plantation Days" Art Exhibit - Through Oct. 16., Mon thru Fri, 7:45 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at Kalana O Maui Building in Wailuku. Free art exhibit featuring the art work of Kaunoa Senior Center's art students. For info, call 270-7855 “Art in the Village” - Thu, 6-10 p.m. at Whalers Village in Kaanapali. Artist demonstrations, live Hawaiian and jazz music, hula and Tahitian dance, prizes contributed by each of the galleries and complimentary champagne and pupus. Call 661-4567. Weekly Gathering of Maui's Top Artists - Thu, 8:30 a.m. on the grounds of Keolahou Hawaiian Church in North Kihei. Call Michael Stark at 879-9337. Friday Night is Art Night in Lahaina - 7-10 p.m. Stroll through dozens of art galleries in Lahaina Town for special gallery shows, featured artists-in-action and refreshments, all free and open to the public. Call Theo Morrison at 667-9194. He U`i Cultural Arts Festival - Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.5 p.m. under the Banyan Tree in Lahaina Town. A gathering of Hawaiian artists and crafters display, sell, and demonstrate cultural arts & crafts. Hawaiian music is featured live, and community members give talks on their culture. For more info, call 667-9194.

keiki korner

"Do The Zoo" Days - Sat, 12-2 p.m. at 2315 Kekaulike Ave. in Kula. Zoo Maui is a fun, educational, hands-on experience. Non-profit, operated by volunteers. See Squirt the Giraffe, and his 100+ friends. $5 per person, 12 months or younger, free. Closed shoes are required. For info, call Malia at 878-2189. Seaside Stories - Sun, 11 a.m. at Borders Books & Music in Kahului. Free program for ages 4-10 featuring stories and crafts with the staff of Pacific Whale Foundation. For information, call 249-8811.

SPORTS

Maui Croquet Club - 2-5 p.m. Come play international rules croquet for free. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you. If you don't have a mallet, we'll loan you one. Every week, Sun, Tue, Fri. For info, call Leo Nikora at 879-0087.

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Waikamoi Hike - 9 a.m. at Hosmer Grove Shelter (6800 ft.) at Haleakala National Park Summit Area. Three-hour, three-mile hike. For info, call 572-4400.

FRiDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Sliding Sands Hike - 9 a.m., Sliding Sands Trailhead (9740 ft.) at Haleakala National Park Summit Area. Two-hour, two-mile hike. For more info, call 572-4400. Maui Chess Club - 6:30 p.m. in Kahului. For location and other info, call Bruce at 579-9623.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Kalama Park Skating Rink - 6-9 p.m. Free public skating. Skate rentals available. For more info, call Deb at 875-4038.

MonDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Waikamoi Hike - 9 a.m. at Hosmer Grove Shelter (6800 ft.) at Haleakala National Park Summit Area. Three-hour, three-mile hike. For info, call 572-4400. Maui Inline Hockey Assoc. - 8-10 p.m. at Kalama Park Skating Rink. Women's night hockey games. For info, call Deb at 875-4038.

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Sliding Sands Hike - 9 a.m., Sliding Sands Trailhead (9740 ft.) at Haleakala National Park Summit Area. Two-hour, two-mile hike. For more info, call 572-4400.

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Maui Inline Hockey Assoc. - 8-10 p.m. at Kalama Park Skating Rink. Men's B night hockey games. For more info, call Deb at 875-4038. Play Ultimate Frisbee - 8:30 p.m. at Kalama Park in Kihei. New game that combines other sports with frisbee. For more info, call Bern at 667-5652.

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ARIES: At some point this week it seems like hard work pays off. Sunday will be the best day for kicking back with friends. All and all, now is the time for delighting in things modest, practical and ecological. It's a good time to exercise too! TAURUS: Attracting love has never been too much of a problem for you. If it has been a problem, you can turn the tables on your bad luck. In other words, you got it goin’ on like never before. Open your heart and find a way to get your game on. GEMINI: It's time to concentrate on your imagination. Get the benefit of your family’s approval or disapproval. Escaping the chaos at work may not be all that easy. Sunday and Monday are your lucky days and are best for travel and legal matters. CANCER: Make rhymes out of everyday conversations. Think in terms of being sensual with your current situation and location. Physical activity can help you defeat depression and lethargy. Allow extra time for local travel. LEO: Sustain yourself with slow and thoughtful moves. Work-related stress can easily bleed over into the weekend. Keep your cool and by Sunday, things will begin to settle. Learn to be okay with the darker parts of your soul. VIRGO: The climax of your season is here. What makes a perfect celebration? I expect you'll either go with health food or gourmet decadence. A good hike to your favorite swimming hole may be in order. Wednesday night has the full moon romance. LIBRA: Your imagination continues to paint the biggest pictures. Finishing off old business is a mission that you'd rather not deal with. Deal with it now and your life will be better in another month. The full moon presents a test of strength. SCORPIO: It's cool to be the designated driver at the party. Friends are rallying to your cause. Be there for them when the time comes. The full moon enhances everything that is creative about you. You're free to make new social connections. SAGITTARIUS: As the King or Queen of comedy, you have to second-guess that which will surprise and make people roll over with laughter. Give other people credit for their accomplishments. The full moon stirs your deepest memories. CAPRICORN: Exploration and discovery is favored this week. Chart your course by picking a place to visit. It could be around the block or around the world. The full moon highlights siblings, close friends, communication and the environment. AQUARIUS: Are you selling people on fear, or are you actively trying to make your world more inhabitant-friendly? Inspiring freedom while utilizing materialism is a hard stretch. Keeping your pants on during hormonal surges is yet another challenge. PISCES: Relaxed sustainable energy requires deep breathing and proper nutrition. You appear armed to the teeth with jokes, pranks, surprises and metaphors. Find bliss in relationships, contracts and agreements. The full moon in Pisces makes you popular. HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Paul Harvey 9/4/18, Jo-Anne Worley 9/6/37, Lyndon Larouche Jr. 9/8/22 kozmickev@sunset.net

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So I’m at 505 Front Street in Lahaina the other night when a woman walked up to the bar and slapped down a $100 bill. “Just keep my drink full,” she told the bartender. “And when I’m done, you can keep the change.” What are the odds? Is it possible she could put in a twentydrinks-in-three-hours bar shift? Will she order a $100 shot of Louis XIII? As it turned out, she chalked up a moderate $48 and the bartender walked away with a hefty gratuity and finally, a positive tourist tipping story. Meanwhile, in the corner, two gentlemen, mullet and sleeveless tee adorned, began the worst pool game ever played. We watched in silent disbelief as they drunkenly and repeatedly called out simple shots, then missed the shots. All this while being cheered on by some blonde floozy this guy described as displaying “not so much age, as mileage.” It was almost too painful to watch. Yet, we couldn’t tear our eyes away from the debacle. The image of the pool game from hell still fresh in my mind, my friend Jen and I headed down the street looking for a house party. Having Jen ride on the handlebars of my bike made us feel like the “Little Rascals,” giggling furiously and narrowly escaping neighborhood dogs, haphazardly dodging parked cars and pedestrians. Getting there was easy enough, except we couldn’t find it at first. We first stopped at one house with a bunch of balloons tied to the mailbox. Jen talked to the people there, but then a friend on a motorcycle rode by and told us we had the wrong house. So Jen ditched me to ride bitch with our motorcycle friend, leaving me to follow behind. The house was really nice, once I found it. Maybe 15 people were there, about half under the Viking hull ceilings inside and the rest milling about on the back deck. The first thing I noticed was that empty beer bottles greatly outnumbered partygoers. And, of course, the place was a sausage fest--the usual case for parties on Maui. Volt was playing in the living room. They played a rousing set of alternative music covers, switching lead vocals between Clark, the guitarist, and Joe, the drummer. The music was good, but more suitable to a larger crowd than this particular evening. Nonetheless, Jen and I scoped the scene outside. Apparently, we had just missed the Shelley Buck Show. But the Howard Ahia band was on next. We wondered how this feat would be accomplished since Howard had already thrashed Shelley Buck’s tambourine in a drunken fit and was now bouncing like a ping-pong ball from wall to wall. But like all good rock stars, he played well despite his animalistic tendencies. The vibe picked up somewhat with the arrival of a large clan of females. We admired their highly-underrated style of the “peg and roll” denim shorts and immediately adjusted our fashion accordingly. The crowd joined in a sing-a-long to “Hot for Teacher” and we resumed our consumption of Coors Light on the deck’s engulfing couch. But not for long. Soon our entourage, now including our friends Dan and Keith, headed back to the Bamboo Bar and Grill for a little unnecessary last call action. There we found, in the following order: unbearably sticky heat, a mysterious cocktail called “The Blue Orgasm” and some lone jerk apparently in the throes of some third world mating ritual yelling out “Hey, you have nice tits!” Inspired by Van Halen’s “Ain’t Talkin’ Bout Love”, Jen started a raucous air guitar performance holding her leg in one hand, Bushmills and water in the other. Dan and I discussed the wellknown “Bend Over” tactic girls use occasionally to stun and silence males, as one khaki Banana Republic bottom was disturbingly pointed in our direction for an extended period of time. So then the “nice tits” guy came over to our table in his forlorn quest for love in Jen’s direction. Keith tried out the subtle “What’s For Dinner?” diversion. This is a useful ploy for scaring off baggers. It entails shouting a random question from across the room at the potential victim in hopes of engaging in a conversation that obviously does not involve the bar predator. It isn’t very discreet, but it works. The evening ended with Jen doing a pole dance, which was great, except she didn’t have a pole. A good time was had by all. MTW

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