Island Events • July 27 – August 3, 2017

Featured events this week

TODAY (JULY 27TH) – Listen to Blayne Asing at the Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian Music Series; photo courtesy the artist.

TODAY, JULY 27

FREE LAHAINA HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES CONCERT

Join Blayne Asing 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 details, call 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.

MEET LOCAL AUTHOR AT AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON

Akaku Upstairs presents Maui author and playwright Wayne Moniz with his latest book “Barefoot Boy in the Manto Tree, A Memoir of Maui and Me” from 6 to 8 p.m. at 333 Dairy Road in Kahului. RSVP at 871-5554 or email info@ akaku.org. This is a free event.

FOURTH FRIDAY KIHEI TOWN PARTY– Flat Jackson performs at Kihei’s Fourth Friday Town Party; Shooting Stars Maui photo.

NISEI VETERANS NEWEST EXHIBIT IN KAHULUI

The Nisei Veterans Memorial Center in Kahului showcases its newest exhibit “One Puka-Puka: The Purple Heart Battalion.” Open from noon to 4 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays. For more information, call 244-6862 or visit www.nvmc.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.

WILLIE K AND HIS BAND IN WAIKAPU GOLF CLUB

‘WILLY WONKA KIDS’ – Isabel Farwig (from left), Sloan Beerer and Makeda Wilmeth star in “Willy Wonka Kids”; Jack Grace photo.

Catch Willie K and the Warehouse Blues Band at the King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu. Buffet dinner will begin at 6:30 tonight, show starts at 8 p.m. and dancing goes until 10 p.m. Prices are $70 for dinner show and $30 for show only. For reservations or more details, call 866-5025.

FRIDAY, JULY 28

SEE RITA RUDNER AT McCOY STUDIO THEATER

Comedian Rita Rudner will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater in Kahului. Kathy “Tita” Collins will open the show. Tickets are $40 and $60 (plus applicable fees). For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

TWO-DAY OBON FESTIVAL AT KAHULUI MISSION

Kahului Jodo Mission Obon Festival starts with a service at 6:30 p.m. followed by dancing at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The mission is located at 325 Laau St., Kahului. Call 871-4911, for more details.

‘9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL’ CONTINUES IN WAILUKU

Maui OnStage presents “9 to 5 The Musical” at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 3 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 6. For tickets, call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.

ENJOY JAPENGO’S MAUI TASTEMAKERS SERIES

Japengo’s Maui Tastemakers Series featured partners each Friday this month are Maui Shrub Farm and Simpli Fresh Produce. Enjoy a unique pre-fixe menu that is comprised of three hand-crafted cocktails paired with off-the-menu dishes from Japengo chefs at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa. For reservations or more details, call 667-4727 or visit www.japengomaui.com.

VISIT KIHEI’S FOURTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY

Come to the south shore for Kihei’s Fourth Friday Town Party from 6 to 9 p.m. at Azeka Shopping Center Mauka. Enjoy entertainment by Flat Jackson and the Haiku Hillbillys with emcee Sista Val. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

FINAL WEEKEND OF ‘DISNEY’S MULAN JR.’

The Maui Academy of Performing Arts presents “Disney’s Mulan Jr.” Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday, 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center at Seabury Hall campus in Makawao. Reserved seating is $15 for adults and $12 for children; general admission is $12 for adults and $10 for children. For tickets or more details, visit www.mauiacademy.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 29

‘WILLY WONKA KIDS’ CONTINUES IN WAILUKU

Maui OnStage Youth Theater presents “Willy Wonka Kids” at 11 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at The Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children. For tickets or information call 244-8680 ext. 23 or visit www.mauionstage.com.

MONDAY, JULY 17

CABARET NIGHT AT CAFE DEL VINO RESTAURANT

Enjoy an evening with a dinner and cabaret show at Cafe del Vino on the upper level of Maalaea Harbor Shops. Open for dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Seatings are at 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. Show begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $70 and includes performance and four-course feast plus tax and tip. Call 868-0732, for reservations and more details.

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