Special Events Week of April 4
THURSDAY, APRIL 4
‘SEEDS OF ALOHA’ TO PREMIERE AT IAO
Join Grammy Award-winner George Kahumoku Jr. for the premiere of his “Seeds of Aloha” documentary film of his life, directed by David Barry of Makai Studios. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with live music at 7 p.m., featuring George and friends, followed by the film from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Advance tickets cost $12, available by calling 669-3858 or online at www.slackkeyshow.com; $15 at the door.
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
FRONT STREET JAZZ & BLUES WALK IN LAHAINA
The Maui Jazz Society presents Front Street Jazz and Blues Walk on Front Street. Entertainment lineup: Melveen Leed, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Pioneer Inn. Gordie Robell, 6 to 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Cafe, followed by Michael Powers from 9:30 p.m. to midnight. Ellen Bellerose, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Longhi’s Lahaina, followed by R.E. Motoyer Blues Rock & Soul Revue until 11:30 p.m. Phil Smith and the Gentlemen of Jazz, 5 to 7 p.m. at Captain Jack’s Island Grill, with Blue Job featuring Vince Esquire, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Entertainment is free at all locations. For more information, call Bill Burton at 661-0202.
WAILUKU FIRST FRIDAY TOWN PARTY
Wailuku First Friday is partnering with HMSA to present Zumba for Your Health from 6 to 9 p.m. on Market Street. Besides great food and crafts, WFF will include entertainment by Wes Furumoto, Joel Katz, Mitch Kepa, Soul Kitchen and David Fague. Free yoga to celebrate the anniversaries of Exotic Eye Tattoo and Body Alive Yoga at 4:45 p.m. Check out Sabado Studios opening at 1980 Main Street, suite #1. For details visit www.mauifridays.com.
‘LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS’ OPENING
The Baldwin High School Performing Arts Learning Center and Baldwin Theatre Guild present “Little Shop of Horrors” at 7:30 p.m. in the Loudon Mini-Theatre in back of the school campus. Tickets are $12 adults, $9 for seniors and $7 students (17 and younger), available at the door one hour prior to showtime. There are no reservations and seating is limited. See Backstage for details.
SATURDAY, APRIL 6
FRONT STREET JAZZ & BLUES WALK CONTINUES
The jazz buffet continues with Melveen Leed, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Pioneer Inn. Bilongo, 9:30 p.m. to midnight at Hard Rock Cafe. Michael Powers, 9 to 11:30 p.m. at Longhi’s Lahaina. WMD Band featuring Doug White, Paul Marchetti and George Tavy, 5 to 7 p.m. at Captain Jack’s Island Grill, followed by Benoit Jazz Works, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Sam Ahia, Marv Belew and Brian Coumo, 7 to 9 p.m. at Kimo’s. A concert featuring Emil Richards with Paul Marchetti, Shiro Mori and Danny M., 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Old Lahaina Prison, followed by Michael Paulo with Gene Argel, Michael Kennedy and Jay Molina, 4 to 6 p.m. Entertainment is free at all locations, except the Old Lahaina Prison, where a $13 donation is requested. For details, call Bill Burton at 661-0202.
CATCH ‘LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS’ AT BHS
The Baldwin High School Performing Arts Learning Center and Baldwin Theatre Guild presents “Little Shop of Horrors” at 7:30 p.m. in the Loudon Mini-Theatre in back of the school campus. See Friday’s listing for details.
STORIES OF HAWAII AND THE WORLD IN LAHAINA
Local storyteller and former HSPLS librarian Dave Del Rocco will present folktales from Hawaii and other places around the world such as Africa, Alaska, Italy, Laos and Philippines from 10:30 a.m. at the Lahaina Public Library. The session is sponsored by Maui Friends of the Library to celebrate National Library Week. For more information, call 662-3950.
THE DATING GAME AT LULU’S LAHAINA
Back by popular demand, “The Lulu’s Dating Game” will be from 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at Lulu’s Lahaina Surf Club & Grill. Hosted by Bryan Batchelder. Lulu’s is located in the Lahaina Cannery Mall. For more information, call 661-0808.
SUNDAY, APRIL 7
TWO SHOWINGS: ‘LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS’
The Baldwin High School Performing Arts Learning Center and Baldwin Theatre Guild present “Little Shop of Horrors” at 2 and 5 p.m. in the Loudon Mini-Theatre in back of the school campus. See Friday’s listing for details.
MONDAY, APRIL 8
SLACK KEY ARTIST JEFF PETERSON IN MAKAWAO
Multiple Grammy Award and Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner, Jeff Peterson, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the Makawao Public Library. This free concert is sponsored by Maui Friends of the Library. For more information, call 573-8785.
MAUI ONSTAGE ONO! AND FAREWELL CONCERT
Maui OnStage’s free ONO! theater series continues with a farewell concert with Alison Mikes, plus special guests, from 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. See Backstage for more details.