Island Events • August 24, 2017
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TODAY, AUG. 24
NISEI VETERANS’ ‘ONE PUKA-PUKA’ EXHIBIT ENDS
The Nisei Veterans Memorial Center in Kahului showcases its exhibit “One Puka-Puka: The Purple Heart Battalion.” Open from noon to 4 p.m. today through Saturday. Call 244-6862 or visit www.nvmc.org.
SEE PORTRAITS OF MARINE INVERTEBRATES
“Spineless” by Susan Middleton brings a new body of work exploring the mysterious world of marine invertebrates at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Schaefer International Gallery 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. Visit www.mauiarts.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. 25
CELEBRATE FOURTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY
Head south for Kihei’s Fourth Friday Town Party from 6 to 9 p.m. at Azeka Shopping Center Mauka. Be entertained by The Lambsbread, Keoni’s HotLava DanceFit Zumba and Sly Dog with emcee Sista Val. Visit www.mauifridays.com.
CENTRAL MAUI BLUE ZONES PROJECT KICKOFF
Celebrate the kickoff with Dan Buettner of Blue Zones Project in Central Maui from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Food and music will begin at 5, doors to open at 6 p.m. Discover how you can get involved in transforming Central Maui into a place where healthy choices are the easiest to make and Blue Zones principles can lead to a longer, better life.
OLD SCHOOL FRIDAY AT KAMEHAMEHA GOLF CLUB
Throwbacks and cuts mixed by DJ Joe Cortez and Next Level Entertainment from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the King Kamehameha Golf Club. Admission is $10 at the door. No shorts and slippers. Call 877-5025 or visit www. mauilive events.com.
PLANTATION HOUSE DOES MONTHLY BEATS & EATS
From 6 to 9 p.m. in the Bar Nineteen of Plantation House in Kapalua, dance to tunes by DJ Eliza Escano and buy food by Chef Jojo Vasquez and guest chef Zach Sato of Hotel Wailea.
SATURDAY, AUG. 26
SEE THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME AT THE MACC
Maui Academy of Performing Arts presents “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 3 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 3 in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. Tickets range from $20 to $60 (plus applicable fees). Due to mature language and themes, this show is recommended for ages 12 and older. For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.
VISIT 22ND ANNUAL MAUI WEDDING EXPO
The Maui Wedding Association presents the 22nd annual Maui Wedding Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali. For more details or to register for this free event, visit www.weddingexpomaui.com.
OBON FESTIVAL AT KULA SHOFUKUJI MISSION
Kula Shofukuji Mission presents its annual summer obon festival with a service at 6:30 p.m. and dancing to start at 7:30 p.m. The mission is located at 113 Puanani Place, Kula. For more details, call 661-0466.
DANCING FUN WITH JUDY’S GANG AT QKC
See Judy’s Gang super tap dancers from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Center Stage at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center. For more information about Judy’s Gang, call 879-8742.
OBSERVE AND PLAY FAMILY DAY AT MACC
Schaefer International Gallery invites parents and children to see the Spineless Exhibit and make a sea creature to take home at 10 a.m. Admission is free. Visit www. mauiarts.org.
SUNDAY, AUG. 27
KA’AHUMANU CHURCH CELEBRATES 185 YEARS
Celebrate Ka’ahumanu Church’s 185 years at its ho’olaule’a from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a worship on the Front Lawn, door prizes, a silent auction and entertainment by Uluwehi Gurerro with Halau Hula Kauluokala and Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i. The church is located at 103 South High Street in Wailuku. For more details, call 244-5189.
MONDAY, AUG. 28
CABARET NIGHT AT CAFE DEL VINO IN MAALAEA
Spend an evening at a fun dinner and cabaret show featuring Sara Jelley and Kathy Collins 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 information.
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