Island Events • September 14, 2017

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2016 Falsetto contest winner Gregory Kahikina Maxwell Juan with Richard Ho‘opi‘i • Saturday. Photo priovided by Smythe Fujiwara Design

2016 Falsetto contest winner Gregory Kahikina Maxwell Juan with Richard Ho‘opi‘i • Saturday. Photo priovided by Smythe Fujiwara Design

TODAY, SEPT. 14

FREE SCREENING OF ‘CHASING CORAL’ AT UH-MC

Organizing for Action is partnering with the Chasing Coral team and University of Hawaii Maui College Sustainable Science Management to present the award-winning documentary “Chasing Coral” free at 5:30 p.m. in room 144 of the ‘Ike Le’a Science Building on the college campus in Kahului. Research suggests that most of the world’s corals could perish within a few decades from rising temperature and increased acidity without immediate action. A brief panel discussion will follow.

AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON SERIES CONTINUES

Akaku Upstairs presents Danielle Miller, a media marketing coach, who will review “Facebook Profile Privacy and Tips for Best Use” from 6 to 8 p.m. at 333 Dairy Road, Suite 204 in Kahului. This is a free event. RSVP at 871-5554 or email info@akaku.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.maui arts.org.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 15

THIRD FRIDAY TOWN PARTY IN MAKAWAO

Swing into September at the Third Friday Town Party in Makawao from 6 to 9 p.m. Hear the Maui Blues & Company, Maui Taiko drummers and others. Check out the food trucks, booths, keiki zone and fire dancing. Baldwin Avenue will be closed from Makawao Avenue to Brewer Street. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com. This is a free event.

ENJOY JAPENGO’S MAUI TASTEMAKERS SERIES

Japengo’s Maui Tastemakers series will partner each Friday this month with Maui’s only winery, MauiWine. Enjoy a unique prix-fixe feast featuring three flavorful off-the-menu courses from Japengo chefs at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa paired with MauiWine estate vintages, pineapple and blended wines. For reservations or more details, call 667-4727 or visit www.japengomaui.com.

‘LAUGH DA ISLAND WAY’ WITH AUGIE T BENEFIT

Primo Beer and Island Air present Augie T’s statewide tour “Laugh Da Island Way” with Augie T at 8 p.m. in the Historic Iao Theatre in Wailuku. Tickets are $20 and benefit the OnStage Youth Theater program. For more details or tickets, call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com/community-events/.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 16

16TH RICHARD HO’OPI’I FALSETTO CONTEST

The 16th annual Richard Ho’opi’i Leo Ki’eki’e Falsetto Contest will be held in the Kanahele Room at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the contest will begin at 6:30 p.m. Uncle Richard will be joined on stage by his ohana and will pay tribute to his band mate, the late Sheldon Brown. Admission is $60 with buffet dinner, festival ribbon and entertainment included. For tickets or more information, call 280-8098.

GREAT AUTUMN FESTIVAL AT WAILUKU MISSION

Maui Jinsha Mission presents its Great Autumn Festival with a service at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 5:30 and entertainment from 6:30 p.m. There will be taiko, dance, karaoke and more. The mission is located at 472 Lipo Place in Wailuku. For more information, call 244-4048.

FUN ACTIVITIES AT MAUI’S PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Local public libraries are offering free events. Saturday: Keiki ages 2 to 8 years and older are invited to Eric Carle’s classic “A Very Hungry Caterpillar” set to yoga poses at 10:30 a.m. at the Kihei library. Also on Saturday, join Koryu Nishikawa V, a fifth generation Master Puppeter of the Kuruma Ningyo style. Watch how the ancient puppets are brought to life at 2 p.m. at the Kahului library. Wednesday: Discover the Classics with Papa Lopaka for ages 6 and older at 3 p.m. at the Kihei library. See the ancient Japanese puppetry at the Molokai library at 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events.

‘A PAIRING FOR PETS’ BENEFIT FOR MAUI PETS

Kohola Brewery and Chef Rob Mason present “A Pairing for Pets,” a benefit for Maui Humane Society from 5 to 8 p.m. at the brewery located at 910 Honoapiilani Highway in Lahaina. Tickets are $30 and include two dishes paired with two 10 oz. Kohola beers. A 21-year-old plus event. For more details, call 863-3198.

MONDAY, SEPT. 18

CABARET NIGHT AT CAFE DEL VINO IN MAALAEA

Spend an evening at a fun dinner and cabaret show featuring Sara Jelley and Laura Lee 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.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 19

‘HOLD ON TO THE NIGHT’ WITH RICHARD MARX

Performer, songwriter and producer Richard Marx will perform at the MACC’s Castle Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $59 to $169 (VIP). For more details, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

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