Island Events • March 2, 2017

Featured events this week

Saturday - A Taste of School Gardens at Hotel Wailea’s sunset lawn; photo by Mieko Photography

Saturday - A Taste of School Gardens at Hotel Wailea’s sunset lawn; photo by Mieko Photography

TODAY, MARCH 2

SEAN DORSEY DANCE: THE MISSING GENERATION

Sean Dorsey’s dance show gives voice to “The Missing Generation,” survivors of the early AIDS epidemic. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului. Tickets are $35 and $45 (plus applicable fees). For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

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.

MEET ETHNOGRAPHIC FILMMAKER AT AKAKU

Akaku Maui Community Media presents a Filmmakers Salon with award-winning ethnographic filmmaker Sarah Betcher from 6 to 8 p.m. in Suite 204 of the Akaku Center in Kahului. Light refreshments will be served. Due to limited seating, RSVP is suggested by calling 871-5554. For more details, visit www.akaku.org/events. Admission is free.

‘THE WAY OF NATURAL TEXTILES’ BY IZUKURA

See the works of Japanese textile artist Akihiko Izukura at the 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 to the gallery is free. For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3

SEE ‘DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS’ MUSICAL

Maui OnStage presents the musical “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday through March 19 in the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets range from $20 to $40. For more details, call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.

SEE ‘THE BULLYING COLLECTION’ AT KSM

Kamehameha Schools Maui presents “The Bullying Collection,” a unique take on school bullying. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Keopuolani Hale on the school campus in Pukalani. Admission is free.

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 and at 3 p.m. Sunday 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.

CELEBRATE FIRST FRIDAY IN OLD WAILUKU TOWN

Spring into March at First Friday in Wailuku from 6 to 9 p.m. Hear Ikaika Blackburn and friends at 6 p.m. on the Maui Thing Stage, followed by T Flatz at 7:30 p.m. and others. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 4

FREE OBSERVE AND PLAY FAMILY DAY AT MACC

Bring the family to the MACC’s Akihiko Izukura exhibit for a fun hands-on activity of dyeing silk from 10 a.m. to noon in the Schaefer International Gallery. Enjoy a live performance by composer Christopher Willits. Admission is free.

GROW SOME GOOD TASTE OF SCHOOL GARDENS

Savor the Taste of School Gardens from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Hotel Wailea’s Sunset Lawn. with Maui’s top chefs coming together to cook and support school gardens. Enjoy music by Shea Derrick and bid at auction. For more details, visit www.growsomegood.org.

BEST BUDDIES BLOCK PARTY AT MAUI MALL

Families are invited to a day of fun to help spread awareness about the Best Buddies program from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maui Mall in Kahului. Keiki may enjoy lei making, hula lessons, a scavenger hunt, balloon animals, carnival games and more. For more details, visit www.mauimall.com.

SING OUT FOR SIGHT BENEFIT CONCERT

Sing Out For Sight, a benefit concert honoring Ram Dass, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. The concert will feature Jackson Browne with Greg Leisz, Joan Baez, Krishna Das with host Wavy Gravy. Tickets range from $50 to $125 (plus applicable fees) and will benefit Seva Foundation’s sight restoration programs. Call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

HAWAII CONTEMPORARY OPENING RECEPTION

Viewpoints Gallery presents Hawaii Contemporary 2017. There will be an opening reception at 4:30 p.m. at the gallery in Makawao. For more details, call 572-5979.

SUNDAY, MARCH 5

GIRL’S DAY FESTIVAL AT KA’ANAPALI BEACH HOTEL

Celebrate Hinamatsuri, Girl’s Day, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel with brunch, a kimono dress-up by Maui Minyo Kai, photo taking in kimono, entertainment by Maui Taiko, doll collection, Japanese crafts, calligrapher and more. Cost is $44.95 for adults and $23 for keiki 6 to 12. For more details, call 667-0124.

REVEL IN THE SOUNDS OF EBB & FLOW ENSEMBLE

Ebb & Flow Ensemble returns to the MACC at 3 p.m. in the Castle Theater, with a preconcert discussion at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30 (plus applicable fees). Visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

WOMEN HELPING WOMEN 40TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

Women Helping Women Maui presents its 40th anniversary gala, “A Jedi Night, 40 years of the Force Within,” from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu. Tickets are $150, or a table for 11 for $1,650. All event proceeds go to funding emergency shelters and support programs for victims of domestic violence on Maui and Lanai. For more details, call 446-7342 or visit www.womenhelpingwomenmaui.com/events/40th-anniversary-event.

SCHEIDEMAN’S ONE-MAN SHOWS AT PIONEER INN

Catch Maui-based actor Rick Scheideman in “An Evening with Albert Einstein” 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.­­

VISIT PAIA MANTOKUJI MISSION 40TH BAZAAR

Paia Mantokuji Mission is having its 40th annual bazaar from 7 to 11 a.m. There will be chow fun, nishime and more plus craft items, rummage sale, produce and potted plants. For more information, call 579-8051.

TUESDAY, MARCH 7

LAHAINALUNA HIGH SCHOOL BAND CONCERT

The public is invited to attend and support Lahainaluna High School’s band in concert at 7 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Admission is free.

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