State Department and Navy officials will give Italian media a tour of two antenna ground stations in the United States this week in an attempt to allay local fears surrounding a similar site nearing completion in Sicily, officials said.     The trip concerns the Mobile User Objective System, a narrowband satellite communication syste...

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant which has reached a tentative agreement to open its first establishment in Hawaii at the Target-anchored Kapolei Commons, is postponing its entry into the state until further notice, the head of leasing and property management for the Honolulu-based developer of the West Oahu shopping center told PBN. Todd Hedrick,...

A $1,500 scholarship is being offered by the Italian American Club of Maui. High school seniors may pick up an application at their school office.   Source: http://www.mauinews.com/

The Italian American Club of Maui will host a potluck at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Roselani Place, 88 S. Papa Av. in Kahului. The potluck dinner theme is Northern Italian food. Attendees are asked to bring a dish that serves five or more.   Mary Pence will share stories about Northern Italy. The Italian heritage club welcomes people from any cu...

Alex Zanardi has mastered his latest big challenge. On Saturday, the former IndyCar and F1 star turned BMW works GT driver successfully contested his first long-distance triathlon in Hawaii. The 47-year-old Italian completed the overall distance of 140.5 miles in a time of 9h47m14s. He was 272nd overall among the 2,187 athletes – fewer than a doze...

The Italian American Club of Maui will be hosting its 21st annual Potluck Picnic at "Villa Vitale" from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9 at 45 Welina Place (Kula 200) in Pukalani. Attendees are asked to bring a potluck dish to share that serves five or more people. Participants are also encouraged to take part in a "meatball cook-off," a "dessert...

By Vanessa Wolf   Too bad for the fictional "most interesting man in the world." Tony Bennett is not only real, he can croon. Get an earful of the 87-year-old icon's stylings next Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. when he plays the MACC's Castle Theater with his daughter Antonia Bennett .   As for the title of this article? Look, we...

by Russ Parsons   Is Maccheroni Republic going to take over the world? Jean Louis de Mori and Antonio Tomassi, who opened the always-crowded little downtown restaurant two years ago, have formed a partnership with celebrity chef Roy Yamaguchi to open places in Hawaii, and possibly even to franchise restaurants in China, Japan and South...

In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, endowed by Nature with a perfect climate and ravishing beauty, the islands of the State of Hawaii are for many the symbol of the ultimate getaway, the vestiges of an earthly paradise. 11,000 Italians visited the State last year.   What not so many know is that this community of 1,5 million people of differ...

Taormina serves the timeless cuisine of Southern Sicily with contemporary style and flair. Inspired by the authentic flavors of Taormina, a seaside village in Sicily. Executive Chef Hiro Mimura pairs fresh pastas with the highest quality seafoods and meats unspoiled by heavy sauces, Sicilian style pastas are dressed in pure, extra virgin olive...