Island Events

Ha‘iku Ho‘olaule‘a and Flower Festival miniature golf • Saturday; photo courtesy Kate Griffiths of Mauimama Magazine.

Island Events • April 20, 2017

TODAY, APRIL 20 ENJOY FREE CONCERT AT PICNIC FOR POKI Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions invite you to a Picnic for Poki featuring the Kalena, Kahala & Katz Trio at 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. The group consists of Glenn Foster, Kahala Greig and ...

St. Anthony Grade School Fun Daze Bazaar; photo provided by bazaar committee.

Fun Daze Bazaar • Saturday

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. St. Anthony Grade School presents Fun Daze Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday on the school campus. Entertainers include Frank Delima, Mitch Kepa, Matagi, Asian Blen and others. Enjoy food by Maui Taco, teriyaki and laulau plates, a country store, rummage sale, ...

Chinese Kite Festival at Wo Hing Museum & Cookhouse in Lahaina; photo courtesy Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

Chinese Kite Festivial • Today through Sunday

APRIL IS NATIONAL KITE MONTH. Enjoy four days of kite learning fun at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s Chinese Kite Festival. Today: Kite making project with artist George Peters of Colorado from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lahaina Cannery Mall. Peters will lead a team to design and build the largest ...

CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS | KAPALUA • FRIDAY TO SATURDAY – The Celebration of the Arts at The Ritz-Carlton in Kapalua; photo provided by the resort.

Island Events • April 13, 2017

TODAY, APRIL 13 JOIN UHMC MUSIC CLUB FOR OPEN MIC NIGHT Enjoy fun at the University of Hawaii Maui College Music Club Open Mic Night from 5 to 8 p.m. with a kickoff performance by the UHMC Chorus in the Multi-Purpose room. There will be free refreshments and potluck. Admission is free. For ...

Kamehameha Schools Maui Ho‘olaule‘a; photo provided by Lokelani Patrick.

Kamehameha Schools Maui 13th Ho‘olaule‘a • Saturday

SEE GREAT ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP AT KSM HO‘OLAULE‘A. Kamehameha Schools Maui presents its 13th annual Ho‘olaule‘a from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the school campus in Pukalani. Entertainment includes Sistah Robi Kahakalau, John Cruz, Brother Noland, Kamakakehau Fernandez, Mike Ka‘awa and ...

Valley Isle Keiki Fest• Saturday – Kari Rodrigues and daughter Madison enjoy free activities at a past Valley Isle Keiki Fest; photo provided by Kiwani’s Club of the Valley Isle.

Island Events • April 6, 2017

TODAY, APRIL 6 ART MAUI EXHIBIT OPEN DAILY AT THE MACC The Art Maui board presents its 39th exhibition daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 30 at Schaefer International Gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. The exhibit features new works by Maui artists in a wide ...

Artwork by James Hestand titled “Gold and Oldie”; photo provided by Art Maui.

Art Maui • Sunday

ART MAUI OPENS AT SCHAEFER INTERNATIONAL GALLERY. The Art Maui board presents its 39th exhibition Sunday through April 30 at Schaefer International Gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. The exhibit features new works by Maui artists in a wide variety of media. The gallery is open ...

Compagnie Herve Koubi; Nelson Romero photo.

Island Events • March 30, 2017

TODAY, MARCH 30 FREE LAHAINA HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES CONCERT Join the Kuaola Trio at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn. The group consists of Kalani Librando-Souza, Nalu Robinson and Shem “Kema” ...

Mick Fleetwood and Willie K will perform at the Uncle Willie K BBQ Bluesfest on Saturday; photo by Shooting Stars Maui.

Island Events • March 23, 2017

TODAY, MARCH 23 NA MO‘OLELO: HAWAIIAN CULTURAL PROGRAM Learn about the Hawaiian culture, language and traditions with guest cultural practitioners between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily at Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea. It is included with the aquarium admission and is appropriate for all ...

Keiki performing at a past Ho‘omau, a benefit for Punana Leo O Maui; photo by Gerry Mooney

Ho‘omaui 2017 • Saturday

A BENEFIT FOR PUNANA LEO O MAUI. Celebrate the 30th year of Ho‘omau, the annual fundraiser to support Punana Leo O Maui Hawaiian Language Immersion Preschool, from 9 a.m. to sunset Saturday at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens in Kahului. Enjoy entertainment by students of the Hawaiian Immersion ...

Kuana Torres Kahele to perform Saturday in the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater; photo courtesy MACC.

Island Events • March 16, 2017

TODAY, MARCH 16 EXPLORE REAL-LIFE TRAGIC-COMIC THEATER See “Nogales: Storytellers in Cartel Country,” a production that focuses on the victimization of an innocent teenage Mexican boy, at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater in Kahului. Tickets are ...

Maui Pops Orchestra and HAPA to perform Sunday at Castle Theater; photos courtesy MACC.

‘Spring Pops’ with HAPA • Sunday

MAUI POPS ORCHESTRA JOINS FORCES WITH HAPA. Enjoy Maui Pops Orchestra featuring HAPA at its “Spring Pops” concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului. Tickets range from $20 to $55 (plus applicable fees). For more information, ...

Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center in Kahului will honor the queen’s birthday Friday and Saturday. Photo courtesy QKC

QKC to celebrate Queen Ka‘ahumanu’s birthday

As part of monthly efforts to enhance community education and awareness, Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center in Kahului this month is celebrating the birthday of the queen it’s named after. The shopping center, along with ‘Ahahui Ka‘ahumanu and KPOA Radio, invite the community to celebrate Queen ...

Aparna Ramaswamy to perform at Maui Arts & Cultural Center tonight; photo by Ed Bock.

Island Events • March 9, 2017

TODAY, MARCH 9 BE MOVED BY ‘THEY ROSE AT DAWN’ AT MACC Aparna Ramaswamy presents “They Rose at Dawn,” at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $35 and $45 (plus applicable fees). For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call ...

Maui Ocean Center celebrates 19 years; photo provided by MOC

Maui Ocean Center’s 19th Anniversary • Thursday and Sunday

CELEBRATE WITH MAUI OCEAN CENTER! Today: Maui Ocean Center presents “In the Wake of Giants” short film with guest speaker Ed Lyman at 6 p.m. in the Maui Ocean Center’s Open Ocean Exhibit. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. Admission is free but seating is limited to the first 100 guests. Call ...

Festival-goers participating in painting; photo provided by Lynn Donovan of LahainaTown Action Committee.

Lahaina Whale & Ocean Arts Festival • Saturday and Sunday

SEE OVER 20 LOCAL ARTISTS, A VARIETY OF MUSIC AND MORE. The LahainaTown Action Committee presents the Lahaina Whale & Ocean Arts Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Banyan Tree in Lahaina. Entertainment includes Haiku Hillbillys, Anthony Pfluke, Maui Jam, Uncle Lui ...

Saturday - A Taste of School Gardens at Hotel Wailea’s sunset lawn; photo by Mieko Photography

Island Events • March 2, 2017

TODAY, MARCH 2 SEAN DORSEY DANCE: THE MISSING GENERATION Sean Dorsey’s dance show gives voice to “The Missing Generation,” survivors of the early AIDS epidemic. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului. Tickets are ...

See Robi Kahakalau at the free Lahaina Music Series today; photo provided by Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

Island Events: February 23, 2017

TODAY, FEB. 23 SEE AFRICA’S LEADING STAR DOBET GNAHORE Ivory Coast vocalist and dancer Dobet Gnahore will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului. Tickets are $35 (plus applicable fees). For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org or call ...

Journey in concert Tuesday at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center; photo by Travis Shinn.

Journey • Tuesday

CLASSIC ROCKERS ON MAUI — SEE JOURNEY LIVE. One of the most popular American rock bands, Journey will be in concert at 7 p.m. in the MACC’s A&B Amphitheater. Tickets range from $65 to $149 (plus applicable fees). For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

Uluwehi Guerrero • Today; The Maui News file photo.

Island Events: February 16, 2017

TODAY, FEB. 16 PICNIC FOR POKI WITH ULUWEHI GUERRERO Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions invite you to a Picnic for Poki featuring Uluwehi Guerrero and Halau Hula Kauluokala at 11 a.m. at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center in Kahului. DANCE PERFORMANCE BY AILEY II AND MORE Critically ...