Island Events: June 12, 2014
TODAY, JUNE 12
KAPALUA WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL IS UNCORKED
Enjoy a weekend of activities at the 33rd Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival: tonight to Sunday. Food, wine, festivities and fun are in store at Kapalua Resort. There will be interactive wine tasting seminars, celebrity cooking demonstrations, Grand Tasting, a Seafood Festival and more. For details, visit “http://www.kapaluawineandfood.com”>www.kapaluawineandfood.com.
FRIDAY, JUNE 13
SLEEP WITH SHARKS AT MAUI OCEAN CENTER
Maui Ocean Center will hold a sleepover for children ages 8 to 13. The sleepover begins at 5:30 p.m. and ends at 8 a.m. the next day. Sleepover fee is $60, plus tax, per child; aquarium members receive 15 percent discount. Reservations are required. For details and reservations, call 270-7085.
LAHAINA FRIDAY PARTY KICKS OFF FESTIVITIES
June’s Second Friday Town Party will precede Na Kamehameha Commemorative Pa’u Parade and Ho’olaule’a, which takes place Saturday in Lahaina. Campbell Park comes alive from 5 to 8 p.m. with Hawaiian music by Sean Robbins and Leohone. Enjoy local grinds, silent auction, keiki art activities and more. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
SATURDAY, JUNE 14
0-BON FESTIVAL AT PUUNENE MISSION
The summer o-bon season continues tonight at Puunene Nichiren Mission, with a service at 7 and dancing at 8. O-bon is an annual summer festival held at Buddhist temples in rememberance of loved ones who have passed away. The mission is located at 9 Ani St., Kahului. Call 871-4831 for more information.
BENEFIT FOR MAUI’S PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Shop at the Used Book Sidewalk sale conducted by Maui Friends of the Library from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside Whole Foods at Maui Mall in Kahului. All proceeds benefit Maui County’s public libraries. Bonus: Each keiki will be able to take home a free children’s book from the designated selection, while supplies last. For more information, visit www.mauifriendsofthelibrary.org.
MATISYAHU AND STEEL PULSE WILL PERFORM
Matisyahu and the Dub Trio will perform in a double bill with Steel Pulse at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s A&B Amphitheater at 5:30 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. For more information, see Maui Beat. For tickets, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
FREE INSIDE STORIES OF ARTISTS’ WORK
Join a gallery walkthrough with artists Rose Adare, Gabrielle Anderman and May Izumi to gain a deeper understanding about their ideas and the outcome of their work. This free event is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Schaefer International Gallery. For details, visit www.mauiarts.org.
SUNDAY, JUNE 15
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18
SLACK KEY ALL-STAR SHOW AT NAPILI KAI
Join George Kahumoku Jr.’s Masters of Hawaii Music for an all-star show, featuring guests Ledward Kaapana, Jeff Peterson, Herb Ohta Jr. and others at the Napili Kai Beach Resort Pavilion. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.; show begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information, see Maui Music. For tickets, visit www.slackkeyshow.com or call 669-3858.
‘THE MIKADO’ COMES TO MAUI FOR A DAY
Hawai’i Opera Theatre presents “The Mikado” at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. This popular humorous opera features a stellar HOT cast with members of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. Tickets range from $27 to $97 (plus applicable fees). For tickets, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.