Island Events: Aug. 14, 2014
THURSDAY, AUG. 14
INTIMATE SOLO CONCERT WITH CITIZEN COPE
The Maui Arts & Cultural Center and BAMP Project present Citizen Cope at 7:30 tonight in the MACC’s Yokouchi Pavilion. Tickets range from $25 to $45 (plus applicable fees). One dollar of every Citizen Cope ticket purchased will benefit a middle school on an Indian reservation in Montana (a program that uses arts education to help students succeed). For tickets, visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or buy online at “http://www.mauiarts.org”>www.mauiarts.org. See Maui Beat on Page 3.
FRIDAY, AUG. 15
AUGIE T ONE-MAN SHOW IN McCOY STUDIO
Catch Augie T’s “So Dumb” tour tonight at 7:30 in the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. Note: This show will be filmed for inclusion in an upcoming Augie T Comedy release. Tickets are $20 and $35 (plus applicable fees). Call 242-7469 or buy online at www.mauiarts.org. See Backstage on Page 5.
MAKAWAO ‘ENDLESS SUMMER’ TOWN PARTY
The historic Upcountry town of Makawao continues its growing block party from 6 to 9 p.m. The theme of “Endless Summer” includes a showing of the 50th anniversary classic film “The Endless Summer,” in the lot across from Rodeo General, with music on stage by I Want Candy and much more. Baldwin Avenue will be closed between Brewer Road and Makawao Avenue from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
MAPA PRESENTS ‘MISS SAIGON’ AT THE MACC
Maui Academy of Performing Arts presents “Miss Saigon” on stage at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $15 to $65. Call 242-7469 or buy online at www.mauiarts.org. (Note: program contains mature themes and language.)
LIVE MUSIC BENEFITS SHAKA MOVEMENT
Richard Dancil will perform from 4 to 6 p.m. and catch Brother Francis at 7 p.m. in celebration of the first anniversary of Awakening in Paradise. Marty Dread will appear at 7 p.m. Saturday. Donations are welcomed and will benefit the SHAKA Movement and Aloha in Action. Paradise Bookstore is located at 1215 S. Kihei Road. For more information on month-long events, call 866-0603.
SATURDAY, AUG. 16
SOLO ARTIST EXHIBITION HELD AT THE HUI NO’EAU
Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center presents its Solo Artist Exhibition 2014, featuring work by artists Jodi Endicott and Shane Robinson. The exhibits will be open through Sept. 18 at the Hui’s Makawao gallery, open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with free admission. For more information, call 572-6560.
OBON FESTIVAL AT RINZAI ZEN MISSION
The summer obon season continues with a festival at Rinzai Zen Mission in Paia. Service starts at 6 p.m., with Okinawan obon dancing to follow at 7 p.m. Live music provided by Maui Ryukyu Culture Group. Intermission entertainment provided by Ukwanshin Kabudan of Oahu and Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko of Maui. The mission is located next to Baldwin Beach Park in Paia. For more details, call 268-2209.
SEED TO CUP AT MAUI TROPICAL PLANTATION
Java lovers will want to sip a cuppa and buy Maui coffees at the Seed to Cup Festival at the Maui Tropical Plantation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy food, live music and a fashion show by UH-Maui College students. See Dining on Page 15.
HULIAU FOOD & FILM FESTIVAL BENEFIT
Maui Huliau Foundation will host its second annual farm-to-table benefit dinner and food-focused film festival at 5:30 p.m. at the Ocean Vodka Organic Farm, 4051 Omaopio Road, Kula. Cost is $80 for a four-course dinner, with one complimentary drink. Open to guests 21 and older only. Enjoy live music, a silent auction and vote for your favorite student film. Tickets may be purchased online at www.mauihuliaufoundation.org/huliau-food-film-festival.
BOOK SALE BENEFITS MAUI PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Shop at the Used Book Sidewalk sale conducted by Maui Friends of the Library from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside Whole Foods at Maui Mall in Kahului to support Maui Friends of the Library. Bonus: Each keiki may select one free children’s book from the designated section. All proceeds benefit Maui’s public libraries.