Special Events Week of June 13
FRIDAY, JUNE 14
LAHAINA SECOND FRIDAY TOWN PARTY
Contribute your art skills to a collaborative community art piece, learn about the history of the Pidgin language, or enjoy live musical performances during the monthly Lahaina Second Friday, happening from 6 to 9 p.m. throughout the town. For more information, visit “http://www.mauifridays.com”>www.mauifridays.com.
JAMROCK EDITION OF THE REPUBLIK MUSIC FESTIVAL
Rockstar and BAMP Project present the Republik Music Festival, Year 3 Jamrock Edition, featuring Damian Marley, Santigold, and Ghetto Youths Crew from 6 p.m. at the Maui Arts &?Cultural Center’s Yokouchi?Pavilion. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children 12 years and younger. For tickets and information, visit the MACC?box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
SATURDAY, JUNE 15
JUMPSmartMaui TO CELEBRATE LAUNCH
Celebrate the launch of the “JUMPSmartMaui” project at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center with a free concert by Willie K, plus guest speakers from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The project aims to improve the integration of renewable energy resources into Maui’s electrical grid, and prepare for the adoption of electric vehicles. Queen Ka’ahumanu Center is one of an initial five locations hosting a DC Fast Charger station on Maui. For more information, contact Maui Economic Development Board at 875-2300.
AUGIE T’S FATHER’S DAY SHOW AT MAUI BEACH
Celebrate Father’s Day with Augie T featuring Mel Cabang from 8 p.m. at Maui Beach Hotel. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, dads get in free. Tickets may be purchased at the Maui Beach Hotel. Call 877-0051, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., for more information.
‘A NIGHT AT THE COTTON CLUB’ MUSICAL REVUE
African Americans on Maui Association will present the musical revue, “A Night at the Cotton Club,” beginning at 7 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Enjoy a night of entertainment, pupu, music and fun featuring Ayin Adams, Nara Boone, Kelly Covington, Sal Godinez and others. Tickets are $30. For more information, email africanamericansonmaui@gmail.
com or call 276-6864. No shorts or slippers allowed; 1920s, ’30s or ’40s attire optional. For details, see Maui Beat.
O-BON FESTIVAL AT WAILUKU MISSION
The summer o-bon season continues with a festival at Wailuku Shingon Mission. Service starts at 7 p.m., with dancing to follow at 8 p.m. The mission is located at 1939 North St. For more information, call 244-3800.
‘HAWAIIAN MOONLIGHT’ BENEFIT CONCERT
Maui Historical Society will host its monthly concert series, “Hawaiian Moonlight,” at 7 p.m. on the grounds of Bailey House Museum in Wailuku. George Kahumoku Jr. and Gabe Goebbert 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, and includes museum admission. For details, call 244-3326 or visit www.mauimuseum.org.
JUNETEENTH CULTURAL CELEBRATION
Celebrate Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Wailuku Banyan Tree Park, on the corner of Market and Vineyard streets. There will be games, prizes and entertainment. Admission is free and is open to the public. The event is presented by the African Americans on Maui Association.
FREE KI HO’ALU GUITAR FESTIVAL AT THE MACC
The Maui News will present an all-star lineup of slack key guitar musicians from 1 to 7 p.m., Sunday, June 23, at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Pavilion/Amphitheater. Entertainment includes Kevin and Ikaika Brown, Danny Carvalho, Hapa, John Cruz and others. Admission is free.