Island Events • June 8, 2017

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Mccoy Studio |  Friday • Dr. Pualani Kanaka‘ole-Kanahele; photo provided by the MACC.

Mccoy Studio | Friday • Dr. Pualani Kanaka‘ole-Kanahele; photo provided by the MACC.

TODAY, JUNE 8

36TH ANNUAL KAPALUA WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL

This four-day celebration of epicurean excellence kicks off tonight and features the Grand Tasting at Montage Kapalua Bay on Friday; and the Seafood Festival at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on Sunday. See Page 14 for more details.

SEE PIERO RESTA: ILLUMINATUS EXHIBIT

Celebrate the legacy left by Piero Resta by visiting the Piero Resta: Illuminatus exhibit at the Schaefer International Gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, as well as prior to and during intermissions at Castle Theater shows. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org.

Piero Resta: Illuminatus | Schaefer International Gallery •“Invisible Cities Awareness of Multiple Worlds” by Piero Resta; photo courtesy of the MACC.

Piero Resta: Illuminatus | Schaefer International Gallery •“Invisible Cities Awareness of Multiple Worlds” by Piero Resta; photo courtesy of the MACC.

LOCAL ARTIST DALE ZARRELLA AT AKAKU

The Akaku Upstairs Salon Series continues tonight at 6 with Maui artist and sculptor Dale Zarrella for a night of art and culture. Zarella will be discussing his latest book as well as showing new sculptures and art pieces. Call 871-5554 or email info@akaku.org to RSVP.

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, JUNE 9

'MEDEA" at Seabury Hall in Makawao | Saturday through June 18 • Jennifer Rose as “Medea”; Brett Wulfson photo.

'MEDEA" at Seabury Hall in Makawao | Saturday through June 18 • Jennifer Rose as “Medea”; Brett Wulfson photo.

MERWIN CONSERVANCY’IN THE GREEN ROOM’

The Merwin Conservancy presents Hawaiian cultural expert and living treasure Dr. Pualani Kanaka’ole-Kanahele at 7 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students with student ID (plus applicable fees). For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org.

ENJOY SECOND FRIDAY IN LAHAINA TOWN

Kick off summer at Second Friday Town Party in Lahaina from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy live entertainment, food booths and trucks and more. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com.

OLD-SCHOOL FRIDAY WITH DJ SCRIBBLE

If you watched MTV back in the day, you know who DJ Skribble is. He will be rocking the hottest old-school party from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the King Kamehameha Ballroom in Waikapu. There is a $15 cover charge. Dress code is strictly enforced (no shorts, no tank tops, no beachwear and no slippers allowed). For more information, visit www.mauinightclub.com.

LAHAINA ARTS SOCIETY MEET THE ARTISTS

Lahaina Arts Society will feature the work of two Maui artists this month with receptions to meet the artists from 6 to 8 p.m. At the LAS?Old Jail Gallery in the Old Lahaina Courthouse, located below ground, featured artist Blake Hill will present his photography on metal, which features the beautiful magical flow of lava from Hawaii Island. At the LAS Banyan Tree Gallery located on the first floor of the courthouse, featured artist Marisela Bracho will feature her work of acrylic paintings, digital collage prints and her poetry book, “Water Kiss,” written, designed and illustrated by Bracho. Galleries are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, call 661-0111.

SATURDAY, JUNE 10

MFOL USED BOOK SALE OUTSIDE WHOLE FOODS

The Maui Friends of the Library will be holding a used book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside of Whole Foods Market at Maui Mall in Kahului. All proceeds support Maui County libraries and the new bookmobile. Every child gets to choose and take home a book for free. Book prices start at $1. For more information about this sale, visit www.MFOL.org.

‘MEDEA’ AT SEABURY HALL IN MAKAWAO

Oh Boy Productions, in collaboration with Seabury Hall Performing Arts, is presenting a series of classical plays at Seabury Hall’s ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center in Makawao. First up is “Medea” by Euripedes, directed by Vinnie Linares. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 3 p.m. Sundays beginning tonight. Tickets are $20 at the door only.

HALE HO’IKE’IKE CONCERT MOONLIGHT MELE

The Maui Historical Society is hosting a benefit concert with George Kahumoku Jr. & Friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on the grounds of the Bailey House in Wailuku. Tickets are $5, and children 12 and younger get in free. For more details, visit www.mauimuseum.org or call 244-3326.

BENEFIT FOR HUI O NA WAI ‘EHA WITH MAKANA

Acclaimed guitarist, singer and composer Makana will perform a benefit concert at 7 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku for Hui o Na Wai ‘Eha, a community-based non-profit seeking to restore and protect stream flow to the four rivers of Na Wai ‘Eha (Waikapu, Wailuku, Waiehu and Waihee) and to ensure Maui’s water is maintainted as a public trust resource. Maui musician Ka’ena Eleban will open the show. Tickets are $75, $45 and $25. For more details or to purchase tickets, call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 11

SETH GRABEL BRINGS ‘MAGIC ON MAUI’

Maui Theatre is excited to announce the return of smash summer hit “Magic on Maui” featuring world-renowned magician Seth Grabel, from “America’s Got Talent.” Tickets start at $49 for adults and $24.50 for children under 12. Visit www.MauiTheatre.com or call 856-7900.

MONDAY, JUNE 12

FREE ONO! SERIES AT HISTORIC IAO THEATER

Maui OnStage continues its free theater series with “Poet’s Garden,” an original musical based on the life of Vincent van Gogh, at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. For more information, visit www.mauionstage.com.

CABARET NIGHT AT CAFE DEL VINO IN MAALAEA

Cafe del Vino intimate Euro restaurant in Maalaea offers a new Cabaret Night on Monday evenings. Along with a four-course dinner and one drink, it offers a clean, family show with top Maui performers. Cost is $70 for dinner and show, plus tax and tip. Seatings are 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Reservations are required. Call 868-0732.

TUESDAY, JUNE 13

REGAL THEATER’S FAMILY SUMMER MOVIE EXPRESS

Regal Maui Mall Megaplex 12 theater will be showing double-feature movies at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for $1. This week the movies will be “Monster Trucks” and “Penguins of Madagascar.”

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