Island Events • September 28, 2017
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TODAY, SEPT. 28
AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON SERIES CONTINUES
Akaku Upstairs presents Nicole Fisher will show you how to share documents, files, photos and much more during “Google Drive 101: How ‘The Cloud’ Can Work for you!” 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE HAWAIIAN MUSIC CONCERT IN LAHAINA
Performers and recording artists, Matagi, will enterain at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free Hawaiian Music Series Concert from 6 to 7:30 p.m. outdoors at the Baldwin Home Museum on the corner of Dickenson and Front Streets. Limited seating is available; mats and low beach chairs are welcome. For more information call 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org/events.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 29
FIFTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY ON LANAI
The 12th Fifth Friday event will be held this evening on Lanai. Highlights include line dancing with Calvin Inouye’s Western Line Dancers at 7; ‘Ohina Film Festival will begin showing short films as soon as it is dark; there will be a prize drawing at 8 in front of the Chamber tent. There will be games and prizes for all ages, food for purchase and local Lanai entertainment. The Lanai Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with Expeditions Ferry and the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development to provide a Fifth Friday Lanai Package ferry for $60 per adult and $50 per child that includes a special late-night ferry that departs Manele Harbor at 9:45 p.m. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com. This is a free event.
90th BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO W.S. MERWIN AT MACC
In celebration of his 90th birthday, the Merwin Conservancy presents an evening in tribute to U.S. Poet Laureate, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, environmentalist and 40-year Maui resident W.S. Merwin at 7 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Merwin’s literary gifts have inspired millions and consistently broke new ground in the world of poetry. Tickets are $25 and $10 for students with ID (plus applicable fees). Call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 30
HAIR-RAISING SCIENCE AT KIHEI PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Maui Science Center team will teach keiki (ages 7 and older) about static electricity and circuitry with hair-raising and interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities and exhibits. Event is free. For more information visit www.librarieshawaii .org/event/hair-raising-science-with-maui-science-and-discovery -center/.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY MAUI 20TH ANNIVERSARY
Help Habitat for Humanity Maui honor all those who have supported them for the past 20 years. Join its anniversary celebration from 5 to 10 p.m. at Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort. There will be dinner, silent auction, dancing and casino tables. Call 242-1140 for reservations.
SUNDAY, OCT. 1
LAHAINA ARTS SOCIETY SHOWS LINOLEUM ARTIST
Linoleum cut artist and painter Beth Cooper may be found from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. under the Banyan Tree. Beth will show her latest pieces of linoleum cut prints. The bold stark contrast of black ink on white paper along with some prints on hand-made, hand-marbled paper will be available for purchase. Cooper’s art is framed and ready to ship anywhere. For more information, call 661-0111.
MAPA’S 29th ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY
Head to the Yokouchi Family Estate, 2471 West Main St., Wailuku, for the Maui Academy of Performing Arts annual Garden Party. This year Harlan Hughes will be honored for his tireless work in support of MAPA’s programs and events. Enjoy food and wine selections, silent and live auctions, including original art created on-site by local artists. Attendees will compete for prizes in the hat contest and will enjoy live performance by the stars of this summer’s production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and local favorite Moondance. This is a 21-years+ event. Tickets are $75 in advance and $85 at the door. Call 244-8760 or visit www.mapagardenparty2017.eventbrite.com.
LAST CHANCE TO SEE ‘SPINELESS AT THE MACC
“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. (closed Saturday) as well as prior to and during intermissions at Castle Theater shows. Admission is free. Visit www.mauiarts.org. Ends today.
MONDAY, OCT. 2
CABARET NIGHT AT CAFE DEL VINO IN MAALAEA
Spend an evening at a fun 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 information.
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