Island Events • August 17, 2017

Featured events this week

Saturday – Obon Festival at Rinzai Zen Mission in Paia, photo provided by the mission.

Saturday – Obon Festival at Rinzai Zen Mission in Paia, photo provided by the mission.

TODAY, AUG. 17

PICNIC FOR POKI WITH UNCLE RICHARD HO’OPI’I

Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions invites guests to a Picnic for Poki at 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church on S. High St. Featured guest is Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i. Fresh baked cookies and coffee from the Roselani Place kitchen will be available. For more details, call 871-7720.

FRIDAY, AUG. 18

CELEBRATE THIRD FRIDAY MAKAWAO TOWN PARTY

Saturday – Lynnette Kinney Sanchez and Kim Newhouse serve pastele-stew plate at Da Taste of Keokea; photo provided by organizing group.

Saturday – Lynnette Kinney Sanchez and Kim Newhouse serve pastele-stew plate at Da Taste of Keokea; photo provided by organizing group.

“Makawao Mo Bettah Motown,” is the theme for this month’s celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. Baldwin Avenue will be closed from below Makawao Avenue down to Brewer Road. Hear the Jerry Caires Jr. Band on the main stage with emcee Kathy “Tita” Collins. There will be food trucks and booths, a keiki zone and more. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com.

SATURDAY, AUG. 19

RINZAI ZEN MISSION OBON FESTIVAL IN PAIA

Rinzai Zen Mission presents its annual obon festival with a service at 6 p.m. and dancing to start at 7 p.m. Experience the traditional dance styles of Okinawa and special performance by Ukwanshin Kabudan from Oahu at 8 p.m. Buy pig’s feet soup, shoyu pork, chicken bamboo, andagi and more. The mission is located at 120 Alawai Road (next to Baldwin Park) in Paia, contact the Rev. Ryozo Yamaguchi at 268-2209.

MEET ORIGINAL HOKULE’A CREW IN KAPALUA

Wednesday – Masterful Minatures “Honolua Reef Dancer” by Macedo; photo courtesy Lahaina Galleries.

Wednesday – Masterful Minatures “Honolua Reef Dancer” by Macedo; photo courtesy Lahaina Galleries.

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will host a special, talk story presentation with the original 1976 crew of the Hokule’a voyaging canoe at 7 p.m. at the resort.

REMEMBER LOVED ONES AT RELAY FOR LIFE

American Cancer Society, together with survivors, caregivers, volunteers and community members, presents “Relay for Life of West Maui at the Carnival” from 3 p.m. to midnight at the Lahaina Recreational Center Multipurpose Field No. 8, at the corner of Shaw Street and Ipu Aumakua Lane. For more details or to register or donate, visit www.relayforlife.org/westmauihi.

VISIT UPCOUNTRY’S DA TASTE OF KEOKEA

Keokea Homestead Farm Lots Association presents Da Taste of Keokea from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Keokea Marketplace at the 17 Mile Marker on Kula Highway. Try some pastele stew, kalbi ribs, banana lumpia a la mode and more. Enjoy live music all day, including Na Hoku Pa from Oahu.

MONDAY, AUG. 21

CABARET NIGHT AT CAFE DEL VINO RESTAURANT

Spend an evening with a dinner and cabaret show featuring Lin McEwan and Sara Jelley 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.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23

MASTERFUL MINIATURES FEATURED AT ART SHOW

Take delight in the unique and time honored art form of miniature paintings and sculpture by 12 artists from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lahaina Galleries at The Shops of Wailea. Mini pupu and spirits will be served. For more details and RSVP, call 874-8583 or email LGI@mauinet.net.

AARP MOVIES FOR GROWNUPS AT MACC

Check out “The Lovers,” a uniquely honest take on modern marriage, at 6 p.m. in the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. Visit www.mauiarts.org or call (844) 418-2281, to preregister. This is a free event.

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