MauiTime Best of Maui BEST PRESCHOOL: The Children’s Garden/Kama’aina Kids #BOM2013

Best Preschool [TIE] The Children’s Garden/Kama’aina Kids Both these preschools are so great with the keiki that our readers couldn’t choose between the two. The Children's Garden employs a fun and experienced staff that leads their students through a creative curriculum that includes art, dance, computers and Hawaiiana classes. At Kama‘aina Kids’ three locations, the caring staff is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of … [Read more...]

Eh Mean Tire Guys!


Just wanted to pass on a big Mahalo to the tire guys who scared my young daughter the other morning. We were just using one of the many, many empty parking spaces in front of your tire center to turn around. We weren’t going to park there. We weren’t even going to stop there. I was just trying to make a quick turnaround so I could drop her off at school. You did not have to yell at us. Shame on you! Illustration by Ron Pitts … [Read more...]

Seabury Hall opens the A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center with a show of Alumni faculty and students this Friday and Saturday

Keali'i Reichel, Andre Morissette, David Ward, Vanessa Cerrito, Stephen Haines, Richie Franco, Todd Van Amburgh Photo: Randy J. Braun More than a dozen Seabury Hall alumni from around the world will perform together at the inaugural show and gala opening of the A'ali'ikuhonua Creative Arts Center this Friday and Saturday evening at 7pm. Seabury Director of Advancement Kathleen Buenger says the center is part of their "3A" plan for … [Read more...]

Maui Mall’s Family Day Awards Tech Treats to Scholarly Kids

Maui Mall in Kahului has teamed up with motivated teachers to recognize the hard work Maui County students are doing at their Family Sunday's monthly event. Once a month, teachers are encouraged to nominate their outstanding students even through the summer when school is not in session, and the big winners get iPads and iPods. "This free educational event will highlight the fun aspects of learning as well as recognize our county's wonderful … [Read more...]

Montessori School of Maui breaks ground on their new basketball courts in Makawao

Earlier this month, a group of administrators, teachers, parents and students gathered on the damp grass of the Montessori of Maui's Baldwin Avenue campus to break ground on their new basketball court. The master campus plan had always envisioned the court, but it wasn't until March that they started raising the funds to build the much-needed facility. "I am thrilled for this opportunity to benefit not only this campus but the greater … [Read more...]