Special Events Week of Sept. 26
THURSDAY, SEPT. 26
INTRODUCTION TO DIDGERIDOO WORKSHOP
Get a taste of how to play this aboriginal Australian instrument in this free, two-hour workshop at 2:30 p.m. in Wailuku Public Library. Maui’s foremost didgeridoo teacher, Wes Forest Hada, will offer it for those ages 5 and older. For more details, call 243-5766.
FOOD/WINE EDUCATION SERIES IN MAKENA
Makena Beach & Golf Resort will uncork its next monthly Food & Wine event at 6:30 p.m. Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo will offer tastes of Cabernet Franc and Chef Marc McDowell will pair three food items for $40 per adult. For seats, call 875-5888.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 27
HULAVILLE FESTIVILLE AT MACC IN KAHULUI
John Pizzarelli and his quartet will headline. The 11-piece band, Hot Club of Hulaville, will open at 7:30 p.m. at Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $35, $45 and $55, plus applicable fees. Visit the box office, call 242-7469 or surf “http://www.mauiarts.org”>www.mauiarts.org.
KIHEI FOURTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY DETAILS
Wanna have some fun? Come to the south shore of Maui from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Azeka Shopping Center Mauka. Enjoy live music by Gail Swanson, Hot Apple Pie and Maui 8 Track Players, along with arts and crafts, keiki/youth zone, food court and food trucks. For more details, call 270-7710.
‘LOVE, SEX AND THE I.R.S’ BY MAUI ONSTAGE
A wild farce of a play with twists and turns and sight gags, “I.R.S.” will be presented by Maui OnStage at Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. The show runs at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 6. Tickets are $17 to $28, plus fees. Call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT IN LAHAINA
Stroll to 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 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Lahaina Visitor Center at Old Lahaina Courthouse.
COMEDIAN AUGIE T AT McCOY STUDIO THEATER
Popular Oahu comedian as well as on-air personality, Augie Tulba, will return to Maui with more of his hilarious local humor. He WILL make you LOL Laugh Out Loud with Augie T at the MACC. Special guest is comedian Lanai. Tickets are $20 and $35. Go to the box office, call 242-7469 or visit ww.mauiarts.org.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 28
ZEPTEMBER IV rocks at MULLIGANS IN WAILEA
Pay homage to hard rock gods Led Zeppelin from 6 to 10 p.m. at Mulligans on the Blue in Wailea. More than 40 musicians will play. Doors open at 5 p.m. You must be 21 and older. A portion of proceeds will benefit Malama Maui Nui. Cost is $25 in advance; and $30 at the door. For more details, see Maui Beat on Page 4, or visit www.zeptembermaui.com.
‘BROADWAY’S NEXT H!T MUSICAL’ IS HILARIOUS
Yes, you will love it! New York City’s original and award-winning musical comedy awards show will abandon the same ‘ol song and dance to create brand new fun. It’s energetic, on-the-spot creative, and totally hilarious. What’s more, it’s the audience who decides what goes into the show, which starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12, $28 and $35. Call 242-7469, go to the box office or visit www.mauiarts.org.
31st ST. JOHN’S KULA FESTIVAL IN KEOKEA
This Upcountry tradition runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with live music by George Kahumoku Jr., Isle of Maui Pipe Band, Joel Katz, SideTracks, Eric Molina & Friends and Upcountry Celtic and hula by Uluwehi Guererro’s halau. Savor hot entrees and baked goods and enjoy crafts, games, produce and silent auction. Cost is $1 adults, and free for keiki 10 and younger. For more details, call 878-1485.
KOKUA FOR KUPUNA AT WAILEA BEACH MARRIOTT
Treat yourself to an oceanfront night under the stars as a benefit for Hale Makua Health Services. It features luau dinner, tropical libations, beer, wine, hula, fire knife dancing and silent auction. Visit www.halemakua.org or call 871-9283 for tickets.
12th RICHARD HO’OPI’I FALSETTO CONTEST
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will feature a rich Hawaiian showcase of music and culture from 6 to 10 p.m. Cost is $5.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 29
FREE WEEKLY TRAPEZE SHOW IN LAHAINA
Emerald City Trapeze Maui offers free trapeze and aerial arts shows at 6 p.m. weekly at its facility, located at 111 Ulupono St. in Lahaina. Try the trapeze for $10 a swing from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Call 268-9597 or visit www.emeraldcitytrapeze.com.
E MALAMA KOU KINO RITZ WELLNESS EVENT
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will host a week of wellness and fitness experiences from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3. Highlights will include workshops, interactive seminars and an evening event at Waihua Spa, with skinny cocktails and tray-passed healthy pupu, along with a trunk show and a raffle. Call 665-7079.
91st MAUI FAIR CHILI COOKOFF WITH FIREMEN
The ninth annual Chili Cook-Off will be heating things up at the Maui Fair in Wailuku, starting at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. There will be a special drawing to win a round trip for two on Alaska Airlines. The annual parade kicks off Maui Fair at 4:30 p.m. sharp on Oct. 3. Festivities continue until 11 p.m. Oct. 6. The highlights include events arena, live music, Healthy Baby Contest, Robotics demo, Lego Competition, food, rides and fun. Admission is $7 adults, $3 keiki ages 5 to 11, and free for children 4 and younger. Discount day is Oct. 6.