Island Events: Apr. 10, 2014
FRIDAY, APRIL 11
TWO-DAY KITE FESTIVAL AT LAHAINA MUSEUM
The Wo Hing Museum’s Chinese Kite Festival will be presented by the Lahaina Restoration Foundation from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the museum. Enjoy displays, demonstrations, presentations, ancient Chinese music and food, kite-making and more. Admission is free. The museum is located at 858 Front St. in Lahaina. For details, call 661-3262 or visit “http://www.lahainarestoration.org”>www.lahainarestoration.org.
THREE-DAY HAWAIIAN STEEL GUITAR FESTIVAL
Join the 6th annual Maui Steel Guitar Festival at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel. Friday: Performers from Japan, New Zealand, Germany and others will be onstage from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; the ho’olaule’a will start at 4:30 p.m. with emcee Kathy Collins and other performers through 8:40 p.m.; kanikapila (jam session) open to everyone from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday: Workshops from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.; entertainment from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the main stage; emcee Collins kicks off the ho’olaule’a at 4:30 p.m.; kanikapila from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Sunday: Brunch and entertainment from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information and reservations, visit www.mauisteelguitarfestival.com.
‘WINNIE THE POOH’ AT SEABURY HALL
Seabury Hall Middle School sixth graders present “Winnie the Pooh,” a musical version. Shows are 7 p.m. Friday and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday in the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the school campus. Admission is free.
’50s ROCK ‘N’ ROLL SECOND FRIDAY PARTY
The LahainaTown Action Committee presents the Second Friday ’50s Rock ‘n Roll Party and second annual classic car show. Front Street will be closed from 6 to 9 p.m. from Prison to Dickenson streets. Catch Benny Uyetake Blues Band and a special performance from Maui Theater’s “Burn ‘n Love” starting at 5:30 p.m. in Campbell Park. Come wearing your favorite ’50s style for the costume contest. For details, visit www.mauifridays.com.
FREE CHAMBER MUSIC FOR KEIKI IN KIHEI
Celebrate National Library Week with a “Chamber Music Hawaii’s Spring Wind Quintet” concert at 3 p.m. in the Kihei Public Library. This 45-minute concert is suitable for children 5 and older. For more information, call 875-6833.
NEW DINNER SHOW AT MULLIGANS ON THE BLUE
Soul Kitchen presents a new monthly dinner show at 6:30 p.m. at Mulligans on the Blue in Wailea. The “History of Women in Jazz, Blues and Soul” will feature music by influential female artists by Soul Kitchen’s six-piece band with lead vocals by Tempa Singer Nave. Cost is $45 for dinner and show; $20 for show only. For more information or reservations, call Mulligans at 874-1131.
‘THE WORTHMORES’ FINAL PERFORMANCES
Maui OnStage’s “The Worthmores” is playing at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday with the finale at 3 p.m. Sunday. For details, see Backstage on Page 5 or visit www.mauionstage.com.
SATURDAY, APRIL 12
HENRY KAPONO AND HIS BAND PERFORMS
Dance in the moonlight with Henry Kapono and his band at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Yokouchi Pavilion. Tickets range from $30 to $65 (plus applicable fees). Visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or buy online at www.mauiarts.org.
‘JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH’ AT IAO THEATER
Maui OnStage youths present Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach” at 2 p.m. in the Historic Iao Theater. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children. Call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.
ST. ANTHONY GRADE SCHOOL BAZAAR
Fun Daze will feature a bazaar for the whole family at St. Anthony Grade School from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Includes rummage sale, country store, lots of food, games, live and silent auction and entertainment. Performers include Frank De Lima, Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i and others. For more information, call 244-4976.
HAIKU HO’OLAULE’A AND FLOWER FESTIVAL
The 21st annual Haiku Ho’olaule’a and Flower Festival to benefit Haiku Elementary School, Haiku Community Association and Haiku Boys & Girls Club, will begin at 9 a.m. at the Haiku Community Center. There will be lots of activities for the whole family. Admission is free and the festival ends at 4:30 p.m. Parkingis $3. For details, call 269-0525 or 575-3004 or visit www.haikuhoolaulea.org.
EMPTY BOWL PROJECT BENEFIT IN LAHAINA
Support Maui Food Bank and Hale Mahaolu by participating in the third annual Empty Bowl Project from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Star Noodle in Lahaina Business Park. The cost is $25 donation for an empty ceramic bowl that is filled with soup and garnishes at the noodle bar. You may also buy scrips to experience other island street fare and cocktails. For tickets and details, call 667-2998 or visit www.starnoodle.com.
‘LITTLE KIDS’ EASTER EGG HUNT’ IN KIHEI
Join the “Little Kids’ Easter Egg Hunt” at 10:05 a.m. at the Kihei Public Library. Children 5 and younger, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to bring their own Easter basket for a gentle Easter egg hunt for some sweet treats. For details, call 875-6833.
SUNDAY, APRIL 13
JAI UTTAL CONCERT AT MAKAWAO UNION CHURCH
Jai Uttal will perform at 7 p.m. at Makawao Union Church. Tickets are $20 (cash only) in advance, available at Maui Kombucha in Haiku and Monsoon India Restaurant in Kihei. Admission at the door is $30. Indian buffet is $15.
TUESDAY, APRIL 15
TALK STORY AND HULA LESSONS IN MAALAEA
Those who pay admission to Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea will be treated to a free talk story with its cultural advisor, Kahu Dane Maxwell, and get a hula lesson, to boot, at 11:45 a.m. at the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Appropriate for all ages. Call 270-7000.