AKAKŪ UPSTAIRS SALON SERIES

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Akaku Upstairs presents: “Maui Film Festival Preview” and Call for Entries with Founder/Director, Barry Rivers 4/25/19

Since 1999, Barry Rivers, founder and director of the Maui Film Festival has turned his ...

Akaku Upstairs Presents: Ocean Plastic Pollution – Cleaning it Up & Stopping it at the Source 4/18/19

Did you know? There are currently over 5.25 trillion pieces of trash & plastic in ...
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Akaku Upstairs: Taking Action for Our Ocean – Water Quality and Coral Reef Preservation 4/11/19

Maui County’s reefs are a vital part of our island community. We depend on coral ...
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Akaku Upstairs presents: Potential Health Risks of 5G Wireless Technology with Dr. Lorrin Pang 4/4/19

New 5G wireless technology is being deployed across the nation, promising increased download speeds and ...
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Akaku Upstairs: Saving ‘Ōhi’a-Hawaii’s Sacred Tree and Stopping the Spread of Coqui 3/28/19

Adam Radford, Manager and Lissa Strohecker, Outreach and Education Specialist, from the Maui Invasive Species ...

Akaku Upstairs presents: Hidden Treasures from the Micro World, Gary Greenberg, PhD – 3/21/19

Hidden Treasures from the Micro World... The Microscope Photography of Gary Greenberg, PhD Gary Greenberg is ...
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Akaku Upstairs presents: Truths & Myths About Medical Cannabis with Michael Backes, Author – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/327199354

Medical cannabis researcher and author of Cannabis Pharmacy, Michael Backes, will separate fact from fiction ...
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How to Manage Compassion Fatigue in Caregiving – with Shirley Ramey -Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/326942909

Shirley Ramey, LPN, is a Healing Touch provider who has spent the last 25 years ...
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Kihei Charter School, Enrollment, Programs and More… with Founder, Gene Zarro -Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/325339720

Kihei Charter School is an innovative public school serving students in grades K-12. Gene Zarro, a founder of ...
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Retirement Ready? Maximize your Social Security Benefits – Lis Arcienega -Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/321366978

Retirement Ready? Maximize your Social Security Benefits with Lis Arcienega This educational workshop provides an overview ...
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Akaku Upstairs: Mālamalama Maui Project: Share Your heART with Lehua Simon – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/306510832

Lehua Simon, local Maui resident and creative artist, will tell the story of the Mālamalama ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Bill Nye Tells the Truth about Climate Change, Evolution and a Science-Based Worldview – Oct. 25, 2018

Bill Nye is a man on a mission to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking ...

Akaku Upstairs Presents: Finding Your Voice Through Art with Maui Sculptor, Tim Garcia Oct. 18, 2018

Tim Garcia is a Maui sculptor who transforms stone, wood and metal into incredible works ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Recharging You – 5 Proven Techniques to Achieve Your Goals – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/303841540

Recharging You - Five Proven Techniques to Achieve Your Goals will take the audience on ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Maui Huliau Foundation: How Film Can Be A Tool For Social Change 10/4/18

The Maui Huliau Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to promote environmental literacy ...
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The Multi-Dimensional Human: Weird Science & Self-Healing with Debra Greene, PhD Watch it here: https://vimeo.com/296996683

Debra Greene, PhD is a mind-body medicine specialist and frequently quoted expert in the fields ...
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“Hemp Revolution” with Steve Rose from Maui Hemp Institute Watch Here: https://vimeo.com/292424941

Steve Rose is the Chief "Hempster" of the Maui Hemp Institute for Research & Development ...
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Akaku Upstairs on Hiatus until September 6, 2018

During our hiatus we will be planning for the Thursday Salon Series schedule for July, ...

Akaku Upstairs Presents: IGNITE A LIFE – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/267729418

Ignite A Life, a non-profit, dba Hawaii Leaders Core, has been opening doors for the youth of our island community, ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Matthew Thayer, Photojournalist / Author – https://vimeo.com/273592756

Matthew Thayer has been a photojournalist at the Maui News for 38 years and still going strong. ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Film Screening of “Tibetan Illusion Destroyer” in 3D with Filmmaker Tom Vendetti 3/8/18

Join us for the screening of Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Tom Vendetti’s “Tibetan Illusion Destroyer" in ...

Akaku Upstairs Presents: Who Survived the Nuclear Bomb? The REAL story behind Hiroshima Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/259797315

Melinda Clarke is an accidental activist who began marching to her own tune after the ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: “The Multifaceted Journey of Mom & Pops“ Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/269978908

Maui Business Brainstormers and AKAKŪ host "The Multifaceted Journey of Mom-and-Pops“ presentation at Akakū Upstairs! ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Vince Mina – Body & Soil, “Having a Sense of Humas” Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/269971585

Vincent Mina and his wife Irene have owned and operated “Kahanu Aina Greens” (Breath of ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: 100+ Women Who Care Maui – Chelsea Hill, Founder – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/269976103

100+ Women Who Care Maui is one of over 550 groups in USA and Canada who gather four times a year ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Maui Food Innovation Center NOW Serving Maui’s Foodpreneurs – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/255135464

To watch, Click here! The Maui Food Innovation Center (MFIC) is a unique, first in-state ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: ExoLife Finder: A New Telescope To Find Life On Exoplanets – 1/25/18

The ExoLife Finder, also known as ELF, will be the world's first and only telescope ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Encore Entrepreneurship – Starting Your Own Business Watch Here: https://vimeo.com/271913576

Courtney Dumlao & David Daly with MEO (Maui Economic Opportunity) This presentation is for anyone ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: The 15 Invaluable Principles of Personal Growth with David “Kahu” Kapaku – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/252626827

The 15 Invaluable Principles of Personal Growth with David “Kahu” Kapaku David "Kahu" Kapaku He is a Certified speaker, ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Revolution Green 10th Anniversary Movie Screening and Filmmakers Panel – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/249111243

We are screening “Revolution Green” by Director Stephen Strout. It is a revealing documentary about the ...
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Akaku Upstairs Workshop: How to Create a Killer Short Story with Wayne Moniz – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/238458342

Wayne Moniz is a prized writer and playwright who has received the Cades Award for ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Kathy Collins UNPLUGGED – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/247251361

Kathy Collins is an actress, storyteller, comedian, radio & TV host, newspaper columnist, freelance writer, ...
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Learn the ‘Ins and Outs’ of the NEW iPhone with Rick Ortiz  – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/245467387

Rick Ortiz presents the iPhone and iOS 11 with new features and tips for using ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Maui School Garden Network and Grow Some Good – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/252249631

The Executive Directors of Maui School Garden Network, Grow Some Good and the Dept. of ...
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Storytelling as a Marketing Tool with Shaggy Jenkins – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/247059026

Shaggy Jenkins Presents: Storytelling as a Marketing Tool Since cavemen painted on walls, storytelling has ...
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Getting Old Ain’t for Everyone Reverend Bodhi Be – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/246847950

Reverend Bodhi Be Bodhi Be is the Executive Director of Doorway Into Light, a 501c3 ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: A Screening of the Award Winning Movie…Get A Job! Directed by Brian Kohne

Our Salon Series continues...Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 6pm - 8pm Come join us for ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Learn how the BLUE ZONES PROJECT® Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/236005473

  The central Maui communities of Kahului and Wailuku have been the chosen sites for the ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Google Drive 101 – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/246369881

Nicole Fisher presents: Google Drive 101 This workshop is designed as an overview of the ...
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Akaku Upstairs Workshop: Facebook Profile Privacy and Tips for Best Use with Danielle Miller – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/234759789

Danielle Miller is Maui’s marketing coach and founder of Miller Media Management. Akaku Upstairs is ...
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Teri Freitas Gorman Presents the Life and Times of Medical Marijuana on Maui

  In 2000, Hawaiʻi became one of the first states to legalize the medical use ...
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Akakū Upstairs is on Summer Break…See YOU in September!

During the month of August we will take some time off to restructure our Akakū ...

Barefoot Boy in the Mango Tree: A Memoir of Maui and Me by Award-Winning Author Wayne Moniz

Wayne Moniz grew up on Maui before Hawaii was a state; before jet aircraft and ...
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Sharing Maui’s Beaches with Sea Turtles & Other Wildlife with Hannah Bernard – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/238346271

Hannah Bernard, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Hawai'i Wildlife Fund (HWF), and her team will ...
Paradise Found

Special Prescreening Event: "Paradise Found" Taylor Camp, Kauai 1969-1977

*Take part in reviewing this updated version of:   Taylor Camp, Kauai 1969-1977 Taylor Camp sits ...
Pax Americana

An Independance Day Special Screening of “PAX AMERICANA” by Producer, Jay April – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/248403817

“PAX AMERICANA” is a short film depicting the end of Desert Storm in 1991. At ...
Lucas Zarro

Learn an Easier Way to Make a “Short Film” and Successfully Submit it to Film Festivals.

Lucas Zarro is a young filmmaker, screenwriter and actor. He has  experience both in front ...

“The Mauimama” Magazine, Shines a Bright Light on Maui’s Resources at Akakū Upstairs Thursday, June 15, 2017

Kahului, Hawaii: Kate Griffiths is the publisher and editor-in-chief of "the Mauimama” magazine and www.Mauimama.com will be presenting at Akaku ...

Akaku Upstairs Presents: Dale Zarrella, A Night of Art & Culture… Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/238349205

 A Portrait of an Artist- Thursday, June 8, 2017 Maui Artist, Painter and Sculptor, Dale ...
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New Media Production Road “Show & Tell” coming to Akakū Upstairs Thursday, June 1, 2017

NewTek Elite Channel Partner, Lisa and Curtis Wood of ComputerWise and guests will host a ...

Brian Kohne Director of “Kuleana” From Concept to Completion

Local Maui Director, Brian Kohne & Editor, Adi Ell-ad will speak at Akakū Upstairs - Thursday Salon ...

SHORT AND SWEET – Video Shorts from the “Aloha Sugar” Video Contest, Thursday, 5/18/17

Enjoy the videos created just for the "Aloha Sugar Contest" at Akakū Upstairs Kahului, Hawaii: TheAkakū ...
The Motherhood

Akakū Salon Series: Motherhood to the Max! 5 Children, a TMZ Reporter and Radio Show Host

Presented by: Ali B, host of ”The Motherhood” which airs Thursday’s from 2pm–3pm on KAKU ...
Haleakala, House of the Sun

A Special Screening of Haleakala, House of the Sun by Director Jay April

Haleakala, House of the Sun Documentary Film “A Sense of Place” Produced and Directed by Maui filmmaker, ...
Randy Jay Braun

Simple Steps To An Effective Aerial Drone Photography Strategy – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/235835470

Randy Jay Braun in Akaku Upstairs 4/27/17 Randy Jay Braun is an Aerial Drone Photography ...
Jill Engledow

Jill Engledow presents: “The Maui News 1900 – 2000, 100 Years as Maui’s Newspaper”

Kahului, Hawaii: This week's Akakū Upstairs Salon Series will be held this Thursday, 4/20/17 from 6pm ...
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Learn Snapchat's Tools for Creative Storytelling

Akakū Upstairs: Thursday Salon Series - April 6, 2017 Demystify Snapchat's Tools for Creative Storytelling ...
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Akakū Upstairs Presents: Maui – Before and After Sugar! by The Story Connective

The Story Collective The Story Connective shares an inspired view of  Maui's history and a ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Learn to Craft the Best Narrative for Storytelling

Program director and on air talent, Shaggy Jenkins Narrative storytelling is most successful by simplifying ...
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Akaku Upstairs Presents: Steps Trodden Black“ written and directed by Keane Chan Hodges – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/238339630

A special screening of "Steps Trodden Black“ written and directed by Keane Chan Hodges Keane ...
Aram Armstrong

Learn to Make Quality Short Videos with Your iPhone

Aram Armstrong - Videos with your Iphone
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Akakū Upstairs Hosts Filmmaker Salon With Sarah Betcher – Watch Video: https://vimeo.com/269987610

Akakū Maui Community Media presents a Filmmakers Salon with award-winning ethnographic filmmaker and owner of ...
Sugarcane Days

Akakū Hosts Author Jill Engledow in New Salon Series: Akakū Upstairs

Award-winning journalist and author, Jill Engledow, will be sharing from her recently published book, Sugarcane ...