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Island Events • November 23, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 23 HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! FRIDAY, NOV. 24 PIANIST PERFORMS BEST OF CLASSICAL MASTERS Internationally renowned pianist Nadejda Vlaeva will present a concert of Beethoven, Liszt and Bortkiewicz at 7:30 p.m. at the Makawao Union Church Sanctuary. A minimum $10 cash donation is ...

Artwork by participating artists (clockwise from top left) Kari McCarthy, Melissa Chimera, Tim Garcia, Lori Koprowski and Scott Reither. Photos courtesy Four Seasons Resort Maui.

Showcase under the stars • Friday

INAUGURAL ART AUCTION BENEFITS CANCER PATIENTS. Four Seasons Resort Maui marries two of its most cherished traditions — promoting local artists and supporting the fight against cancer — with Showcase Under the Stars art auction from 5 to 10 p.m. on the resort’s luxurious grounds in ...

‘Mahalo Maui!’ concert presented by the Shane Victorino Foundation featuring Fiji and others, Friday at 6 p.m.; photo provided by MACC

Island Events • November 16, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 16 FEAST ON FRESH COOKIES AND TRADITIONAL MUSIC Picnic for Poki, presented by Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions, invites all to a free concert by slack-key guitarist and vocalist Kevin Brown from 11 a.m. to noon at the historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. Enjoy homemade ...

Hokule‘a and crew to visit Hana’s Limu Festival; The Maui News / Matthew Thayer photo

Hana Limu Festival • Friday and Saturday

HOKULE‘A AND CREW VISIT TWO-DAY HANA LIMU FESTIVAL. Celebrate the ninth annual Hana Limu Festival at Kapueokahi Beach in Hana Bay Beach Park. Friday: Talk story with speakers including LorMona Meredith, coordinator of Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Promise to the Pae‘aina and Hokule‘a ...

Chinese Heritage Festival: Wo Hing Society temple and social hall.

Island Events • November 9, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 9 BALANCE YOUR INNER/OUTER ENTREPRENEUR Incorporating Montessori techniques, Mira Nissam coaches entrepreneurs how to keep your life in balance and slow down for maximum effectiveness. The seminar is free and takes place from 12 to 1 p.m. at 70 E. Kaahumanu Avenue in Kahului. For ...

“Hey Jude” painting by Robert Lyn Nelson, image courtesy of Lahaina Galleries

Art exhibits and events • This week

ART FOR (AND CREATD BY) ALL AGES. • View acclaimed marine artist’s limitless flow. Robert Lyn Nelson expands his innovative modern marine style with new techniques and subject matter. See his tribute to the Beatles series and meet the artist from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. during Friday Art Night ...

Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset cruise benefit; photo provided by club.

Island Events • November 2, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 2 ‘THE MASK MESSENGER’ TRANSFORMS AT MACC Faustwork Mask Theatre founder Rob Faust presents vignettes that introduce a unique synthesis of theater, physical comedy, music, dance and poetry. Performance is at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts ...

Made in Maui County Festival at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center; photo provided by MACC.

Made in Maui County Festival • Friday & Saturday • MACC

SHOP BIG, SHOP LOCAL . Made In Maui County Festival presents more than 140 vendors offering a wide variety of locally made products, including food, produce, art, crafts, jewelry, fashions, furniture, gifts, collectibles and more at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Friday: Get ...

“Androcles and the Lion” • Opens Friday; Camille Romero photo.

Island Events • October 26, 2017

TODAY, OCT. 26 AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON SERIES CONTINUES Akaku Upstairs presents “It’s a Treat, Not a Trick!” The executive directors of Maui School Garden Network, Grow Some Good and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s “Farm to School” coordinator are coming to share the successes and ...

Halloween in Lahaina • Tuesday; Terrie Eliker photo.

Halloween in Lahaina • Tuesday

THIS YEAR THERE ARE ‘GHOSTS ON THE COAST’ IN LAHAINA. The LahainaTown Action Committee and the Office of Economic Development hosts a family-friendly Halloween event for the residents and visitors of Maui. Front Street will be closed from 3:30 p.m. to midnight Tuesday, from Baker Street to ...

Emmanuel Lutheran Pumpkin Festival • Friday; photo courtesy Desiree Omura

Island Events • October 19, 2017

TODAY, OCT. 19 HE MAKANA HAWAIIAN ART AT MACC GALLERY View the distinguished collection of paintings, prints and traditional art forms of Hawaii from the 1890s to 1970s at the Schaefer International Gallery at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Admission is free. Gallery hours ...

Maui Chamber Orchestra; photo courtesy MCO.

Maui Chamber Orchestra • Saturday & Sunday

SEASON OPENER OF MAUI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. Sporting a new look and riding a wave of success, the Maui Chamber Orchestra opens the new season with two shows this weekend at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. The concert features Edvard Grieg’s “Holberg ...

Annual Ukulele Festival at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center; Aubrey Hord photo courtesy the MACC.

Ukulele Festival • Sunday

12TH ANNUAL MAUI UKULELE FESTIVAL. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the A&B Amphitheater lawn at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului as acclaimed ukulele musicians fill the air with island music. Renowned ukulele advocate and teacher, Roy Sakuma, will serve as emcee for this ...

Harvey | Ends Sunday: 
Michael Pulliam (left) and “Harvey”; Jack Grace photo.

Island Events • October 12, 2017

TODAY, OCT. 12 SONGS OF SINATRA IN MCCOY STUDIO AT MACC Crooner John Wilt, accompanied by a big band soundtrack, presents a one-man show of Frank Sinatra’s classic songs at 7:30 p.m. at the McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Proceeds will support Maui ...

MAUI FAIR • TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY – Maui Fair grounds at night; photo provided by Maui Fair Alliance.

Maui Fair • Today through Sunday

CELEBRATING THE GREATEST THINGS IN LIFE AT THE MAUI FAIR. Enjoy the 95th annual Maui Fair today through Sunday. The Maui Fair Parade will kickoff the festivities at 4:30 p.m. See hypnotist James Kellogg Jr. under the entertainment tent daily. Entertainment will also include Kalani Pe‘a, ...

FIRST FRIDAY TOWN PARTY – Nevah Too Late at the First Friday Town Party; photo provided by the artists.

Island Events • October 5, 2017

TODAY, OCT. 5 FILM ABOUT PREPARING CHILDREN FOR THE FUTURE A discussion and showing of the film “Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing our Kids for the Innovation Era” will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Seabury Hall’s creative arts center in Makawao. A discussion panel led by the ...

Wo Hing Cultural Director Busaba Yip talks about the history of Chinese Moon Festivals inside the old cookhouse; photo provided courtesy Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

Chinese Moon Festival • Saturday

CHINESE MOON FESTIVAL. Lahaina Restoration Foundation presents its annual Chinese Moon Festival at Wo Hing Museum & Cookhouse, 858 Front St. from 5 to 9 p.m. to celebrate the island’s harvest of locally grown produce as well as time-honored traditions from China. People of all ages can ...

TODAY – Kimo Brehm (from left), Marvin Tevaga and Kalani Miles, known as Matagi, perform a free Hawaiian music concert at the Baldwin Home Museum; photo provided courtesy Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

Island Events • September 28, 2017

TODAY, SEPT. 28 AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON SERIES CONTINUES Akaku Upstairs presents Nicole Fisher will show you how to share documents, files, photos and much more during “Google Drive 101: How ‘The Cloud’ Can Work for you!” from 6 to 8 p.m. at 333 Dairy Road, Suite 204 in Kahului. This ...

Okinawan lion and dragon await Maui Okinawan Festival to begin; photo by Nagamine Studio.

Maui Okinawan Festival • Saturday

EXPERIENCE THE OKINAWAN SPIRIT! Join the Maui Okinawa Kenjin Kai at its annual Maui Okinawan Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Maui Mall in Kahului. There will be lots of food, entertainment, a country store, cultural display, professional photo sessions in traditional Okinawan wear, a mini ...

Picnic for Poki with The Hula Honeys • Today; photo provided by Roselani Place.

Island Events • September 21, 2017

TODAY, SEPT. 21 AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON SERIES CONTINUES Akaku Upstairs presents Kaimana Brummel, the community engagement lead for the Central Maui Blue Zones Project, from 6 to 8 p.m. at 333 Dairy Road, Suite 204 in Kahului. This is a free event. RSVP at 871-5554 or email ...