Island Events • August 10, 2017
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TODAY, AUG. 10
HEAR OTTMAR LIEBERT AND LUNA NEGRA
Hear five-time Grammy nominee Ottmar Liebert with Luna Negra at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater in Kahului. Tickets are $45 and $65 (plus applicable fees). For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.
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.
FRIDAY, AUG. 11
VISIT LAHAINA SECOND FRIDAY TOWN PARTY
Lahaina Second Friday Town Party will kickoff the Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival at Campbell Park from 5 to 8 p.m. Meet artists and enjoy wine and music at Friday Night is Art Night from 6 to 9 p.m. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com.
TWO-DAY OBON FESTIVAL AT LAHAINA MISSION
Lahaina Hongwanji Mission Obon Festival starts with a service at 6 p.m. followed by dancing at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The mission is located at 551 Wainee St. Lahaina, for more details, call 661-0640.
SATURDAY, AUG. 12
FREE KITE FESTIVAL SET AT KEOPUOLANI PARK
The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui presents the second annual Kite Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Keopuolani Park Field No. 8. Kite kits to decorate will be available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit. Prizes will be available to the best-decorated kite. For more information, email email@example.com.
HULIAU FOOD & FILM FESTIVAL BENEFIT
The Huliau Food & Film Festival, fifth annual Farm-to-Table Benefit Celebration for Maui Huliau Foundation, will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Sugar Beach Events in Kihei. To learn more about Maui Huliau Foundation or to purchase tickets, visit www.mauihuliaufoundation.org/huliau-food-film-festival.
SEE DOCUMENTARY FILM ‘THE ROOTS OF ‘ULU’
“The Roots of ‘Ulu” is a documentary film about the journey of breadfruit in Hawaii. The film will begin at 5 p.m. followed by a discussion with the film’s producers. Tickets are $10 (plus applicable fees). For more details, visit www.maui
arts.org or call 242-7469.
EXPERIENCE INDIAN NIGHT AT CAFE IN PAIA
Enjoy an evening with live Indian entertainment by Manju Chattopadhyay, Brian Wittman and others along with authentic Indian food from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Island Fresh Cafe located in the Maui Yoga Shala in Paia. Tickets are $10. For more details, call 268-8428.
SUNDAY, AUG. 13
FRENCH IMPRESSIONS WITH ORCHESTRA, CHORUS
Spend an afternoon of French elegance as Maui Chamber Orchestra and Chorus present Impressionist masters Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy at 3 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets range from $20 to $60 (plus applicable fees). For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.
JAZZ AND HAWAIIAN MUSIC AT WAIKAPU
Delight in a Sunday Brunch featuring Amy Hanaiali’i, Ron Kuala’au and Tarvin Makia from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the King Kamehameha Golf Club Ballroom in Waikapu. Tickets are $50 for adults, and $25 for children. For more details, call 866-5025.
READ ALOUD PROGRAM AT MAUI OCEAN CENTER
Joanne Laird, program director of Read Aloud America, will present a Keiki Story Time at 1:30 p.m. in the Makai Theatre at Maui Ocean Center. Children prekindergarten through grade 2 are invited to join the free session with a healthy snack included, too. No aquarium admission is required. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MONDAY, AUG. 14
CABARET NIGHT AT CAFE DEL VINO RESTAURANT
Spend 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.
MAUI ONSTAGE FREE ONO THEATER SERIES
Maui OnStage continues its free, one-night-only theater series with a staged reading of “Glengarry, Glen Ross.” The performance begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. For more details, visit www.mauionstage.com.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16
KEIKI INVITED TO MEET PAPA LOPAKA IN KIHEI
Keiki ages 6 and older may join Papa Lopaka for a dramatic reading of the Classics Illustrated comic book “Green Mansions” by W.H. Hudson at 3 p.m. at the Kihei Public Library followed by a brief discussion and a small snack.
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