Special Events Week of March 21
THURSDAY, MARCH 21
JEFF PETERSON AND NATHAN AWEAU
One of Hawaii’s most versatile guitarists, Jeff Peterson, and three-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner for Male Vocalist of the Year, Nathan Aweau, will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater. Tickets are $30 standard and $45 VIP (plus applicable fees). For tickets and information, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or visit “http://www.mauiarts.org”>www.mauiarts.org.
PICNIC FOR POKI CONCERT IN WAILUKU
Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions invite you to a Picnic for Poki from 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. The Brown Ohana – brothers Sheldon and Kevin – along with fellow bassist Joe Bommarito, will be the guest entertainers. Attendees should bring a lawn chair or mat and their lunch and most importantly, a friend. The church is located at 103 S. High St. For details, call Diane at 871-7720.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22
KUMU KAHUA THEATRE: ‘FISHING FOR WIVES’
“Fishing for Wives” offers comic confusion over a picture bride mixup from 7:30 p.m. at the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. Tickets are $22 (plus applicable fees). The show also runs Saturday. For tickets and information, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
KIHEI FOURTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY
Kihei Town will hold a belated St. Patrick’s Day celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. at Azeka Shopping Center. Headlining on the main stage will be Neto and Barbara’s Maui Rumba. For details, visit www.kiheifridays.com.
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT IN LAHAINA
Stroll through dozens of art galleries in Lahaina town from 6 to 9 p.m. for special gallery shows, featured artists in action and refreshments all free and open to the public. Pick up the walking map of participants from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lahaina Visitor Center located at the Old Lahaina Courthouse.
NEW EXHIBIT AT VIEWPOINTS GALLERY
Viewpoints Gallery will host a reception for its new exhibit, “Honoring Tradition,” featuring artists Christina Cowan, Michael Clements and Joseph Fletcher from 5 p.m. at Viewpoints Gallery, located at 3620 Baldwin Ave. in Makawao. For more information, call 572-5979 or visit www.viewpointsgallerymaui.com.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23
HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL’S HO’OMAU
Na Leo Pulama o Maui, the parent support group of Punana Leo o Maui Hawaiian Language Immerson Preschool, will present its annual “Ho’omau” fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Maui Botanical Gardens in Wailuku. Entertainment will include Sean Na’auao, Ho’omau, Malino, Sudden Rush and more. Admission is $10 in advance or $15 at the gate; children 10 and younger are free. For details, call Kili Namau’u at 244-5676.
EASTER EGG HUNT AT KIHEI PUBLIC LIBRARY
Bring your Easter basket and join Kihei Public Library’s Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. at the library’s children’s area. Event is open to children 5 and younger, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. The Kay A. Edwards Memorial Fund is sponsoring the event. For details, call 875-683.
THIRD ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT IN MAKAWAO
The Makawao Community Assocation will hold its third annual Easter Egg Hunt from 8 to 11 a.m. at Oskie Rice Arena in Makawao. Signup is from 8 to 9 a.m. There will be three age groups: 5 and younger; 6 to 8 and 9 to 10. Please bring your Easter basket with you. Hot drinks and pastries will be available for purchase. For details, call Judy Mertens at 572-6877.
WHITE BOAT PARTY FOR WOMEN BY WOMEN
Chill, swim and dance to music by DJ Maui Babe from 4 to 7 p.m. aboard Friendly Carters Lani Kai. This event is for women by women. Tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting www.boatpartymaui.com.
MAUI HEART WALK AND HEALTH FAIR
The 15th annual Maui Heart Walk & Health Fair will be from 7 to 11 a.m. at Keopuolani Park. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. for those not already registered online. After a 5k walk around the park, participants may enjoy the health fair that will include health screenings, keiki education tent, CPR demonstrations, exercise and nutrition experts and healthy snacks. For details, call Kauwela Bisquera at 244-7185.
‘HAWAIIAN MOONLIGHT’ BENEFIT CONCERT
The Maui Historical Society will host its monthly fundraiser concert series, “Hawaiian Moonlight,” from 6 to 9 p.m. on the grounds of Bailey House Museum in Wailuku. George Kahumoku Jr. and friends will be the featured entertainment. Attendees may bring a blanket or a low-back beach chair. Limited seating is available for kupuna on a first-come, first-seated basis. Tickets are $20 for MHS members and $25 for nonmembers, which includes admission to the museum. For details, call 244-3326 or visit www.mauimuseum.org.
KUPA MAKA’AINANA AWARDS & LU’AU
Central Maui Hawaiian Civic Club will present Kupa Maka’ainana Awards & Lu’au at 5:30 p.m. at the Wailuku Community Center. OHA Trustee Colette Machado and OHA Community Outreach Coordinator Thelma Shimaoka will be honored. Richard Ho’opi’i will be the featured entertainment. Aloha wear or holoku for wahine and dress whites and sash for kane are requested. Tickets are $25 donation, all proceeds support college scholarships. For tickets, call Lui at 281-7562.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27
LEGENDS OF THE CELTIC HARP CONCERT
Three of the world’s finest Celtic harpers Patrick Ball, Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter will be in concert from 7:30 p.m. at the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. Tickets are $25 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and information, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.