Island Events: February 23, 2017

Featured events this week

See Robi Kahakalau at the free Lahaina Music Series today; photo provided by Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

See Robi Kahakalau at the free Lahaina Music Series today; photo provided by Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

TODAY, FEB. 23

SEE AFRICA’S LEADING STAR DOBET GNAHORE

Ivory Coast vocalist and dancer Dobet Gnahore will perform 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, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

WHALE TALES GUIDED STANDUP PADDLE

Join Jodelle Fitzwater and Maui Adventure Girl Miranda Camp of Whale Tales Maui 2017 for a charity paddle from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Keawakapu Beach by Mana Kai Resort in Kihei. The registration fee is $50. All event proceeds support whale research and education efforts in Hawaii. To register and for more information, visit www.whaletrust.org.

FREE LAHAINA HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES CONCERT

Join Sistah Robi Kahakalau at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn. Blankets and low beach chairs are welcome. For more information, call 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.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.

FRIDAY, FEB. 24

WATCH ‘THE CRUCIBLE’ AT SEABURY HALL

Seabury Hall Performing Arts and Maui Academy of Performing Arts present “The Crucible,” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall school campus in Makawao. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for kupuna and $12 for adults. For more details, visit www.seaburyhall.org.

‘FOR THE GOOD TIMES,’ SEE KRIS KRISTOFFERSON

Three-time Grammy winner Kris Kristofferson will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets range from $30 to $58.50 presale and will increase by $2 the day of show (plus applicable fees). For more details, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

HEAR STRINGS OF INDIA AT THE TEMPLE OF PEACE

Experience classical Indian music by Ross Kent and Daniel Paul from 7 to 9 p.m. followed by a celebration called shivaratri puja from 9 p.m. at the Temple of Peace located at 575 Haiku Road in Haiku. There is a recommended donation of $15. For more details, visit Facebook.com.

BOOK SIGNING AT ART FRIDAY IN LAHAINA

A book of 33 stories and poems by eight local authors, members of Maui Writers Ink, will be presented at a book signing during Art Friday at 5 p.m. in the Joelle C. Gallery, located at 505 Front St. in Lahaina. The book is also available at Lahaina Courthouse gift shop and the Friends of the Library Bookstores.

EAT, PLAY, SHOP, DANCE, AT KIHEI FOURTH FRIDAY

Dance the night away at Kihei’s Fourth Friday Town Party from 6 to 9 p.m. at Azeka Shopping Center Mauka. Enjoy music by Jimmy Mac and the Kool Kats and Maui 8 Track Players. There will be line dancing by Get Up and Dance Maui, activities for the keiki, food booth and trucks and more. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com.

SATURDAY, FEB. 25

SUPPORT KUPUNA AND CAREGIVERS WALK

Maui Adult Day Care Centers welcomes the community to its Annual Family Caregiver Walk from 7 to 11 a.m. It will begin at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center through Ke’opuolani Park and back. There will be an optional mini Mall Walk. Enjoy entertainment by Darren Lee of “Burn ‘n’ Love,” the Ata Damasco Trio and Just Us. There will be food, massage, health fair booths, glucose testing, prizes and more. For more details, call 871-5804.

HEAR ALLEN STONE & HIS BAND AT THE MACC

Singer/songwriter Allen Stone and his band will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets range from $19.50 to $39.50 (plus applicable fees). For more details, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

YOUTH PHILHARMONIC JOINS ART RECEPTION

The Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra and friends will perform a new composition to accompany freshly painted canvasses from the Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational. The artists’ aloha reception will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Royal Lahaina Resort Ballroom Gallery with light refreshments.

‘AN EVENING IN RIO’ WITH DAMIRA FELDMAN

Hear Maui’s own internationally acclaimed pianist Damira Feldman at 6:30 p.m. in “An Evening in Rio: A Musical Tribute to Rhythm and Romance” at the Keawala’i Congregational Church in Makena. There is a suggested donation at the door of $25.

SUNDAY, FEB. 26

SCHEIDEMAN’S ONE-MAN SHOWS AT PIONEER INN

Catch Maui-based actor Rick Scheideman in “An Evening with Mark Twain” at 6:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Inn courtyard in Lahaina. Doors open at 6 p.m., with pre-show happy hour and dining also available. Reservations are recommended. Admission is $22. For tickets and more information, call (303) 507-0987.­­

ENJOY AN INTIMATE CONCERT WITH KEAUHOU

Popular trio Keauhou will perform at 5 p.m. in the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. The musicians found their musical roots through opportunities offered at Kamehameha Schools. Tickets are $30 (plus applicable fees). For more details, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

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