Island Events: June 19, 2014
TODAY, JUNE 19
PICNIC FOR POKI IN HISTORIC WAILUKU
Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions invite you to a Picnic for Poki at 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. Featuring Kaulike Pescaia and Ah Tim Eleneki. Pescaia is a student at Kamehameha Schools Maui. Picnic for Poki is held every third Thursday in honor of the late Allen “Braddah Poki” Pokipala. For more information, call 871-7720.
FRIDAY, JUNE 20
WEEKEND OF MUSIC AT LANA’I UKULELE FESTIVAL
Join the 4th annual Lana’i Ukulele Festival this weekend at Four Seasons Resorts Lodge at Koele and popular spots in Lanai City. Performers include Sheldon Brown, Benny Uyetake and friends, Paula Fuga and others. For details, visit www.lanaiukulelefestival.com.
ST. ANTHONY HIGH SCHOOL HO’OLAULE’A
Celebrate the 24th annual Ho’olaule’a from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at Sullivan Field on the school campus in Wailuku. Festivities include buffet, Hawaiian entertainment and dance to the tunes of Asian Blend. Tickets are $45 in advance; $50 at the door; $15 children 10 and younger. For tickets or more information, call 244-4190 x. 228 or visit www.sasmaui.org.
MAGIC IN MAKAWAO AT FRIDAY TOWN PARTY
June’s Friday Town Party has the theme of “Magic in Makawao,” featuring Brenton Keith and His Bag O’Tricks, stilt walking by Melissa Bruck and music by Chop Suey Jazz Orchestra. Baldwin Avenue will be closed between Brewer Road and Makawao Ave. from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
0-BON FESTIVAL AT WAILUKU JODO MISSION
The summer o-bon season continues tonight at Wailuku Jodo 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 67 Central Ave. Call 244-0066 for more information.
SATURDAY, JUNE 21
ART=MIXX: BOHEMIAN FEMINIQUE AT MACC
Enjoy an interactive mixer for the 21 and older crowd from 7 to 11 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Yokouchi Pavilion, Schaefer International Gallery and A&B Amphitheater. For more details, see Visual Art on Page 14 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
WAILUKU SHINGON MISSION O-BON
O-bon festival for tonight will be held at Wailuku Shingon Mission, with a service at 6:30 and dancing at 8. The mission is located at 1939 North St., Wailuku, call 244-3800.
BEACH BARBECUE AND T DANCE BENEFIT
Maui AIDS Foundation and Maui Pride Organization presents the LGBTQ Beach BBQ and T Dance. The BBQ will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the north side of Kalama Park under the pavilion next to the baseball diamond. The T Dance is open to participants 18 years and older from 3 to 7 p.m. at Three’s Bar & Grill directly across from Kalama Beach Park. For details, visit www.mauiaids.org.
HALI’IMAILE COMMUNITY GARDEN POTLUCK
Hali’imaile Community Garden will be holding its annual potluck and open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Follow the signs from the corner of Hali’imaile Road and Leie St. or call at least one day in advance for directions. Bring a potluck dish to share, see the garden and meet others in the community. For details, call (415) 480-4769.
HANA HOU SHOWING OF HULIAU YOUTH FILMS
A second and final showing of seven short environmental films made by Maui youth ages 12-18 is set for 7 p.m. at Seabury Hall’s A’ali’kuhonua Creative Arts Center. Admission is free, but donations of any amount will gratefully be accepted at the door. For more information, visit www.mauihuliaufoundation.org/festival.
INTERNATIONAL SURF DAY FESTIVAL IN KIHEI
Today is the first official day of summer, the perfect time to celebrate with the Surfrider Maui ohana from 9 a.m. to noon at Kalama Park in Kihei. Enjoy a day of food, surfing, a beach cleanup and more. Please bring your own water bottle. For more information, visit them on facebook.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25
SALVATION ARMY OBSERVES LEON DAY
The Salvation Army’s red kettles and bell ringers will be making special out-of-season appearances at all Longs/CVS and Walmart stores at various times today. Leon Day (Noel spelled backwards) as it’s six months until Christmas. It is to remind Hawaii that there is a need for funds throughout the year to assist local communities and families.