Island Events: January 12, 2017

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“Her Bodies of Stories” by Lyz Soto • Friday; photo provided by MACC.

“Her Bodies of Stories” by Lyz Soto • Friday; photo provided by MACC.

TODAY, JAN. 12

LEI’OHU RYDER AND MAYDEEN ‘IAO CONCERT

Lei’ohu Ryder and Maydeen ‘Iao will perform at 7 p.m. at the Makawao Union Church. Tickets are $35 cash only at the door. All proceeds will benefit Aloha in Action.

NA MO’OLELO: HAWAIIAN CULTURAL PROGRAM

Learn about the Hawaiian culture, language and traditions with guest cultural practitioners between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily at Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea. It is included with the aquarium admission and is appropriate for all ages. For more information, visit www.mauioceancenter.com.

Isa Lei Orta will be performing with Judy’s Gang on Sunday at the MACC’s Castle Theater; photo provided by Judy Ridolfino.

Isa Lei Orta will be performing with Judy’s Gang on Sunday at the MACC’s Castle Theater; photo provided by Judy Ridolfino.

VISIT MIS EXHIBIT AT THE VETERANS CENTER

A visual exhibit titled “MIS: America’s Secret Weapon – Japanese Americans in the Military Intelligence Service in World War II” will be on display at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center in Kahului from noon to 4 p.m. today to Saturday and Monday to Wednesday continuing through Jan. 31. Admission is free. For more details, call 244-6862.

FINE ART EXHIBITION AT KAHILI RESTAURANT

Meet some of Maui’s talented artists as they display original paintings at Kahili Restaurant. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with complimentary refreshments for the first hour. Restaurant and bar open for dining and cocktails until 8 p.m. For more details, call 866-5025.

FRIDAY, JAN. 13

MEET OIL PAINTER, VIEW WORK AT LAS GALLERY

Meet plein-air oil painter Diane Snoey Appler from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Banyan Tree Gallery in the Old Lahaina Courthouse, where Appler’s work is currently on display through Feb. 6. Appler focuses on Maui landscapes and seascapes. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, call Lahaina Arts Society at 661-0111.

EXPERIENCE ‘HER BODIES OF STORIES’ BY LYZ SOTO

“Her Bodies of Stories,” written and performed by local spoken arts poet Lyz Soto, will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater in Kahului. Tickets are $20 (plus applicable fees). For more details, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

CELEBRATE SECOND FRIDAY TOWN PARTY

Celebrate Second Friday in Lahaina from 6 to 9 p.m. at Campbell Park with local ono grinds from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Maui Jam will perform music featuring hula from 5 to 7 p.m. Then, Keoni’s Dance Studio will lead line dancing from 7 to 8 p.m. For more details, call Lahaina Visitor Center at 667-9193.

SATURDAY, JAN. 14

QUINTET YOUNG THE GIANT TO PERFORM

Los Angeles quintet Young the Giant will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets range from $30 to $45 (plus applicable fees). Prices increase $5 the day of show. For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

MEET BEST-SELLING MYSTERY AUTHOR

Visit best-selling mystery author Kim Hornsby at 2 p.m.  at Barnes & Noble in Lahaina. Listen to her talk about the road to writing a best-selling novel set on Maui’s west side.

HAPA IN CONCERT AT KAHILI GOLF COURSE

Enjoy the sweet melodies of HAPA at 7:30 p.m. in the Kahili Golf Course restaurant in Waikapu. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 the day of. The restaurant will be open at 6 p.m. for dinner and cocktails. For reservations, call 866-5025.

SUNDAY, JAN. 15

SEE JUDY’S GANG IN ‘ONE WORD’ AT MACC

Judy Ridolfino’s production, “One Word,” features all the dancers in Judy’s Gang at 5 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $13 (includes applicable fees), or free for children 4 years old and younger. For more details, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

WILLIE K AND HIS BAND IN WAIKAPU GOLF CLUB

Enjoy a Hawaiian music jam with Willie K and friends during brunch with seatings starting at 10 a.m. for $50 for adults and $25 for children, including tax and tip. For reservations or more information, call 866-5025.

BEHOLD SETH GRABEL’S MAGIC ON MAUI SHOW

See master illusionist Seth Grabel from “America’s Got Talent” at 5 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday at Maui Theatre in Lahaina. Grabel is a magician, illusionist and headlining entertainer direct from Las Vegas. He has dazzled audiences worldwide. For tickets, visit www.mauitheatre.com/magic or call 856-7900.

TUESDAY, JAN. 17

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PIANIST  TO GIVE RECITAL

Pianist Xak Bjerken of Cornell University will perform a recital exploring “the colors of the modern piano” at 6 p.m. at Keawala’i Congregational Church in Makena. A suggested donation of $25 is requested at the door. The recital launches a new series, Na Makana: A Cultural Series Celebrating the Abundance of Makena.

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