Special Events Week of Sept. 12
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
MAUI HIGH SCHOOL 100TH ANNIVERSARY
Maui High School kick-off assembly and open house will begin at 10 a.m. in the Maui High School gymnasium. To register, call 808-727-4110. Friday: Registration continues at the Hamakuapoko cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday: Centennial luau luncheon at the Hamakuapoko campus will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday: Birthday and Memorial Service with free continental breakfast from 9:30 a.m. For more information on the luau and birthday/memorial service, call 579-9287 or visit “http://www.oldmauihigh.org”>www.oldmauihigh.org.
JOIN KUMU HULA TAUPOURI TANGARO
Kumu Hula Dr. Taupouri Tangaro will present “Unukupukupu/Dancing Beyond the Veil” at 7:30 p.m. at Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Yokouchi Pavilion. Reacquaint yourself with the collective role that choreography, chant, ritual regalia and dreaming have in spiritual transformation, through presentation, discussions and a workshop. The fee is $13 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and information, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
SECOND FRIDAY TOWN PARTY IN LAHAINA
Celebrate for a good cause at the Second Friday Party from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Campbell Park and Front Street come alive with local grinds, baked goods, crafts and live music. Entertainment will include Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i, Maui Jam and others. Nonprofit groups that benefit from proceeds include Waiola Church; Boys & Girls Club of Maui, Lahaina Club; Na Ki’a i O Waine’e and Hawaiian Civic Club. Lahainaluna Road to Papalaua Street will be closed from 5:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com or call LahainaTown Action Committee at 667-9175.
ADVANCE WORKSHOP FOR HULA MASTERS
Kumu Hula Dr. Taupouri Tangaro will hold a workshop for advanced hula practitioners: kumu hula, alaka’i, advance ‘olapa and ho’opa’a from 6:30 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater. Reservations are required to attend the workshop. Admission is $10 (plus applicable fees). For reservations or more information, call Moani at 243-4227 or email moani@maui arts.org.
ANNUAL FESTIVALS OF ALOHA ON LANA’I
Lana’i shares its unique spirit at the 2013 Festivals of Aloha this weekend. Friday: Hawaiian arts and crafts, entertainment and mini workshops from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Four Seasons, Lodge at Koele. Saturday: Parade at 8 a.m.; Ho’olaulea to follow with entertainment, hands-on demonstrations, artisans and lots of food in the Old Dole Administration Building until 2 p.m.; Kanikapila Night from 7 p.m. at the Four Seasons, Lodge at Koele. Sunday: Arts and crafts, entertainment, mini workshops continue from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lodge at Koele. For more information, call 878-1888.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
BREWHAHA AT THE FOUR SEASONS RESORT
The third annual Brewhaha will take place at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea from 6 to 9 p.m. The event is for adults 21 and older. Tickets are $89 plus tax and tip. For tickets or more information, call 874-8000, ext. 55, or see Dining.
GREAT AUTUMN FESTIVAL AT MAUI JINSHA MISSION
The Maui Jinsha Mission will hold its Great Autumn Festival beginning with a service at 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 5:30 p.m. and entertainment one hour later. The festival will feature performances by Zenshin Daiko, Maui Buyo Dance Academy, Nakayama Minyo Kai and others. The mission is located at 472 Lipo Place in Wailuku. For more information, call 244-4048.
HAWAIIAN MOONLIGHT BENEFIT CONCERT
Maui Historical Society, George Kahumoku Jr. and Gabe Goebbert will present the Hawaiian Moonlight concert from 7 to 10 p.m. on the grounds of Bailey House Museum. The museum is located at 2375A Main St. in Wailuku. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $20 for MHS members, which includes admission to the museum. For details, call 244-3326 or email email@example.com.
TWO-DAY LAHAINA ARTS SOCIETY ART FAIR
Discover some of Maui’s artists exhibiting under the Banyan Tree in Lahaina from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There will be live music, paintings, ceramics, photography, baskets and more.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
ART OF CALLIGRAPHY AT KIHEI LIBRARY
The Art of Japanese Calligraphy by Mitsuyo St. Klair is back by popular demand. The session will start at 6 p.m. in the children’s section of the Kihei Public Library. The program is suitable for ages 12 and older. Registration is required, and all children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. To register or for more information, call 875-6833.
MAUI OKINAWAN FESTIVAL AT MAUI MALL
“Celebrating our Uchinanchu Spirit,” is this year’s theme for the Maui Okinawan Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Maui Mall. For more information, call 242-1560.