Special Events Week of June 6
THURSDAY, JUNE 6
‘CAN YOU DIG IT!’ FOR THE KEIKI IN MAKAWAO
Peter and Melinda Wing, who have been telling stories and performing for more than 30 years, will present “Can You Dig It!” at 10 a.m. in the Makawao Public Library. The performance will feature interactive and humorous stories, songs and skits about dirt, rocks, holes and reading. For more information, call 573-8785. For ages 3 and older, accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
4-DAY KAPALUA WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
Join the longest-running and most prestigious festival of its kind in Hawaii during the 32nd annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, happening today through Sunday. This celebration of fine wine and food in an intimate setting feautures a host of events. For more information, see Dining on Page 17 or visit www.kapaluawineandfoodfestival.com.
FRIDAY, JUNE 7
SUPPORT MANA’O RADIO AND MAUI ONSTAGE
Enjoy “Solo & Together,” an evening of music, comedy and words to benefit Mana’o Radio and Maui OnStage, happening from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. The event will feature Kathy Collins, Elaine Ryan, Steve Grimes, Tom Conway, Randall Rospond, Chino Laforge and others. Tickets are $10. For more information, see Maui Beat on Page 3, Backstage or visit www.randallrospond.com.
CELEBRATE COMMUNITY AT FIRST FRIDAY PARTY
Join the celebration at Wailuku’s First Friday Town Party from 6 to 9 p.m. Market Street will be closed to vehicle traffic from 5:30 p.m. Entertainment will feature Jesse Tanoue, Kamaka Fernandez, Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole, Dr. Nat & Rio Ritmo, Joel Katz and others. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
SATURDAY, JUNE 8
ROARING ’20S BENEFIT FOR MAUI NURSES
The Maui Nurses Scholarship Foundation presents “The Roaring Twenties,” at King Kamehameha Golf Club, featuring cocktails and a silent auction from 5:30 to 7 p.m.; plus dinner, entertainment and a live auction from 7 to 10 p.m. There will also be a dance contest and dance exhibitions. Entertainment by Xclusive Sounds. Tickets are $150 per person. For more information, call 242-0755 or email email@example.com.
ZENSHIN DAIKO’S 14TH TAIKO FESTIVAL
Zenshin Daiko presents its 14th annual Taiko Festival at 7 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. The first half will feature Taiko Center of the Pacific Youth Group, the children’s group of Kenny Endo’s school of taiko on Oahu. The second half will feature Zenshin Daiko. Special guests include Kris Bergstrom, Yuta Kato and Shoji Kameda. Tickets are $20; $10 for children 12 and younger (plus applicable fees). For tickets and information, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org. For more information, visit www.zenshindaiko.com.
NEW BURLESQUE SHOW AT HISTORIC IAO THEATER
Take a journey around the world with the Kit Kat Club Cabaret of Maui, and Cherry Blossom Cabaret of Oahu, as they take you on an exotic, fantasy-inspired hunt for the UltraViolets, a black light burlesque troupe on Maui. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. Tickets are $15 to $40, plus applicable fees (VIP seating available). For more information, see Backstage or visit www.mauionstage.com.
J. WALTER CAMERON CENTER CELEBRATION
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the J. Walter Cameron Center from 5:30 p.m. at the Yokouchi Estate in Wailuku. Entertainment by George Kahumoku Jr. and friends. Tickets are $200, with sponsorship packages available. For reservations,
call 244-5546 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY, JUNE 9
THIRD ANNUAL HULIAU YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL
Maui Huliau Foundation presents its third annual Huliau Youth Environmental Film Festival beginning at 7 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door; $5 for youth (17 and younger). For more information, see Backstage or visit www.mauihuliaufoundation.org/festival.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12
OPENING NIGHT OF MAUI FILM FESTIVAL
The annual Maui Film Festival kicks off with its “Opening Night Twilight Reception” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Capische at Hotel Wailea. Tickets cost $150. Gourmet Hawaiian food, cocktails and fine wines will be served. For a schedule or more information, see Movies on Maui or visit www.mauifilmfestival.com.
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