Missoni Home and ready to wear apparel launches at Seaside Luxe’s 22 Knots Boutique at Four Seasons Maui this week @seasideluxe @FSMaui

Fashionistas will soon flock to the Four Seasons Maui for home furnishings and couture threads. Retailer Seaside Luxe operates the 22 Knots Boutique inside the Four Seasons and recently partnered with Missoni to bring its full line of Italian decor and ready-to-wear apparel to Maui and on the Big Island at Hualalai. “Missoni is probably one of the hottest designers of our time and his connection with the fashion-forward customer who … [Read more...]

Maui Police Department Targets MauiTime’s Online Commenters

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If you’ve recently left a comment on MauiTime’s Web site, your personal information could soon be in the hands of the Maui Police Department. Last week, MPD and the county prosecutor’s office issued a subpoena ordering the release of Internet Protocol, or IP, addresses for all comments left at mauitime.com during a specified 24-hour period. The subpoena bars MauiTime from “notifying the account holders,” as that could “jeopardize [a] felony … [Read more...]

Honolulu Zoo Denied Re-Accreditation

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Manuel Mollinedo can’t catch a break. In 1996, while he was director of the Los Angeles Zoo, a female Asian elephant trampled a zookeeper, and five years later a Komodo dragon bit the foot of journalist Phil Bronstein (who was married at the time to actress Sharon Stone). Mollinedo then headed north to the San Francisco Zoo. In 2007, on his watch, a Siberian tiger that had previously attacked a zookeeper escaped and mauled three people, … [Read more...]

Eh Brah! Happy Road Rage

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Here's to my partners in crime -- we figured out how to survive the Paia crawl. We were tootling along in the left-hand lane because we knew the bypass gate was closed.  They still wanted to sneak down the right-hand lane and then try to get back into the left -- but we skunked ’em!  I got halfway into the right-hand lane, and you guys got all the way into it and halfway back again. We formed an impenetrable wall and dissuaded them from their … [Read more...]

Maui’s Major Leaguers: Where Will They Start the Season?

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Their teams, positions and salaries vary widely, but with the arrival of Spring Training Maui’s three pro baseball players have one important thing in common: each is on a Major League roster. Last season ended in disappointment for St. Anthony grad Shane Victorino, as his Philadelphia Phillies failed in their bid for a third straight World Series appearance. Victorino, 30, did win another Gold Glove for his centerfield play—and enjoyed the … [Read more...]