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COMMUNITY NEWS for May 29 issue

May 29, 2014
Lahaina News

Event to benefit Mike Weed

LAHAINA - "Kokua for Mike Weed" will be held on Friday, May 30, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Pioneer Inn.

Weed, a bartender at the Pioneer Inn, has been diagnosed with leukemia and is currently in the hospital in Honolulu.

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Lahaina residents are circulating a petition to “Block the Development of the Proposed Kahoma Village and Instead Preserve the Land for a Community Park.” An event will be held at the project site at the corner of Front and Kenui streets at 10 a.m. on May 31 to gather support for the campaign. The next hearing for the project will be held on June 24.

The benefit will feature live music, a silent auction and raffles. Donations will be greatly appreciated.


Moose McGillycuddy's lost its lease and closed

LAHAINA - George Watson of Moose McGillycuddy's on Friday reported, "The Lahaina Moose lost its lease and has closed."

He wrote, "Thirty years of food, fun and memories. We challenged you with 12-egg omelets, gigantic burgers and all-you-could-eat king crab and BBQ beef ribs a la Fred Flintstone.

"We sold you eggs so cheap that the chickens had to work overtime. Ear-numbing rock bands and frenzied dancing. Dollar Tuesdays that were a blurry memory on Wednesday...

"The ever-popular Happy Hour at your favorite sports bar. We watched you grow up; heck, we watched your kids grow up. We helped you celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and God only knows what else.

"The good, the bad and the ugly - we saw it all and did it with you, our loyal customers living here on Maui or visiting from the far-flung Isles of Langerham and points beyond.

"What a journey. Melancholy ap-proaches, but no; no sniveling, firm upper lip and all that... all that can be said is thanks for the memories."

Watson asked Moose McGillycuddy's customers to come see them in Kihei or Honolulu.


Free pancakes at Slappy Cakes on June 3

HONOKOWAI - Slappy Cakes is celebrating its first anniversary and will be giving away free "birthday cake" pancakes on Tuesday, June 3, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Slappy Cakes is also offering a 25 percent kama'aina discount all week from June 1-7. "We want to say a special thanks to all of the locals that have helped us get through our first year. The community support has been overwhelming," said Ali Isabelle, owner.


Pau Hana Party set

WAILUKU - Healthy Skin Maui will hold a Pau Hana Party on Thursday, May 29, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Buy two treatments and get one free - a $550 value.

Healthy Skin Maui is located at 233 S. Market St. in Wailuku. Call 270-0090 or visit



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