Island Events: January 19, 2017
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TODAY, JAN. 19
HEAR HOLLIS LEE AT PICNIC FOR POKI
Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions invite you to a Picnic for Poki featuring Hollis Lee at 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. Bring a lawn chair or mat. Fresh-baked cookies, coffee and water will be provided by Roselani Place.
A TASTE OF CULTURE & CUISINE IN WAIKAPU
Learn to make a lei po’o (head lei) by Kehaulani Dang while enjoying the taste of Polynesia with a five-course meal and wine by ‘Olelo Wines at Kahili Golf Course for $75. For reservations, call 866-5025.
BLACK ARM BAND PRESENTS ‘DIRTSONG’
One of Australia’s leading performing arts companies, Black Arm Band, will perform “dirtsong” at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului. Tickets are $35 (plus applicable fees). For more information, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
‘THE WAY OF NATURAL TEXTILES’ BY IZUKURA
See the works of textile artist Akihiko Izukura from Kyoto, Japan, at Schaefer International Gallery at the MACC through March 19. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Sundays, as well as prior to and during intermissions at Castle Theater shows. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org.
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.
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.
WORKS BY THE LATE JANET STEWART
Lahaina Arts Society presents works by the late Janet Stewart from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily in the Old Jail Gallery in Lahaina. A reception for Stewart will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Old Jail Gallery. For more details, call 661-0111 or visit www.lahainaarts.com.
FRIDAY, JAN. 20
ORIGINAL MEMBERS IN UB40 REUNITED CONCERT
UB40 Reunited will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday; gates will open at 4:30 p.m. Tickets range from $49 to $69 with limited $179 VIP tickets (plus applicable fees). For more information about the concert and parking, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
MAUI FRINGE THEATER FESTIVAL IN WAILUKU
The seventh annual Maui Fringe Theater Festival will begin at 7 p.m. Friday; and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. General admission tickets are $10 per performance (plus applicable fees), with $35 opening-night passes available by phone while supplies last. Call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.
KIRTAN AND SATSANG AT TEMPLE OF PEACE
Join the Kirtan with Gina Sala and Daniel Paul’s “Bhakti and Bhajans” from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Taste of Peace Pavilion at the Temple of Peace in Haiku. Experience Gina Sala Satsang, Power of Sound at the Temple of Peace Sanctuary from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $25 in advance or $35 the day of each program (cash only). The temple is located at 575 Haiku Road. For more information, visit www.templeofpeacemaui.com.
HONOR ARTIST GUY BUFFET’S BIRTHDAY
French-American artist Guy Buffet will be celebrating his 74th birthday and exhibiting a new collection of art at Lahaina Galleries, Lahaina from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and on Wednesday in Shops at Wailea from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 856-3080 (Lahaina) or 874-8583 (Wailea).
CELEBRATE THIRD FRIDAY IN MAKAWAO
Celebrate Third Friday in Makawao from 6 to 9 p.m. featuring a night of music, food and fun. Enjoy music by Dr. Nat and Rio Ritmo on the main stage across from Rodeo General Store, listen to Joshua at the Maui Hands parking lot or join line dancing by Keone’s Hot Lava Studio from 7 to 7:45 p.m. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com.
SATURDAY, JAN. 21
WOMEN’S MARCH MAUI AT UH-MAUI COLLEGE
All are invited to the day after the inauguration to be counted in a global solidarity movement proclaiming the importance of social and economical equality for all from 8 to 11 a.m. on the University of Hawaii Maui College campus in Kahului. There will be music by Lotus Dancer, Marty Dread, Reiko Fukino and Nalei Pokipala and many others. Join the opening ceremony and pule with Lei’ohu Ryder. For more information, visit www.womensmarchmaui.com.
SIDESPLITTING WIT WITH CLOWN JAMIE ADKINS
See virtuoso Cirque du Soleil veteran clown Jamie Adkins get theater-goers involved in his poetic journey at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $35 (plus applicable fees). For more information, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
UNCAGED IMPROV WITH FREE RANGE COMEDY
Enjoy comedy improvisation with Matt Brass, Karen Stavash, Kristi Scott and others at 7:30 p.m. at the Temple of Peace in Haiku. Tickets are $10 at the door or in advance at freerangecomedy.yapsody.com.
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.
2OTH TWO-DAY PAIA BAY BEACHFEST FAMILY EVENT
Kai Lenny and Positively Kai present the 20th Annual Paia Bay Beachfest, a family-friendly showcase for Maui’s young bodyboarders Saturday and Sunday. Entry free is $20 prior to the event and $30 the day of. Free admission for spectators. For more information, visit www.pyccmaui.org.
SUNDAY, JAN. 22
FREE CLASSIC JAM SESSION IN KAHULUI
Join the free Classic Rock Jam Session from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Launchpad Music Studio in Kahului. All levels of singers, musicians and all instruments are welcome to the celebration of music from ’60s to ’80s. For more details, visit www.launchpadmusicstudio.com.
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