Island Events • October 12, 2017
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TODAY, OCT. 12
SONGS OF SINATRA IN MCCOY STUDIO AT MACC
Crooner John Wilt, accompanied by a big band soundtrack, presents a one-man show of Frank Sinatra’s classic songs at 7:30 p.m. at the McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Proceeds will support Maui Mediation Services, Inc. Tickets are $25 (plus applicable fees). For more information or to purchase tickets, go to the MACC box office, call 242-7649 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON SERIES CONTINUES
Akaku Upstairs presents “Getting Old Ain’t for Everyone” hosted by Bodhi Be, who will discuss the challenges, issues and decisions one encounters when dealing with aging, dying and death 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.
MALAMA WAO AKUA AT THE HUI NO’EAU
Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center in Makawao, in collaboration with East Maui Watershed Partnership, brings a juried art exhibition celebrating the native species of Maui Nui through Nov. 7. Admission is free. For more information, call 572-6560 or visit www.huinoeau.com.
FESTIVALS OF ALOHA CONCLUDES IN HANA
Tonight enjoy the breadfruit cook-off from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Hana Ballpark. Followed by Hawaiiana Night, a special evening of Hawaiian culture, with a presentation of the Royal Court. Hosted by Na Leo Kako’o. On Friday enjoy Country Night from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hana Ballpark. Saturday offers Pupule Pasture Golf from 1 to 4 p.m. at Holani Hale in Papa’auhau. Bring three clubs and nine junk golf balls. Shoes and Festivals of Aloha ribbon required; if you want to be eligible for prizes, bring $5. Finally, the Taste of Hana closing event from 6 to 10 p.m. at Hana Bay features local food for purchase, Hawaiian culture and entertainment. For latest information, visit www.festivalsofaloha.com.
FRIDAY, OCT. 13
CELEBRATE SECOND FRIDAY IN LAHAINA
Paint the town “Pink” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month during Lahaina’s Second Friday Town Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy live music at Campbell Park, Banyan Tree Park and The Outlets of Maui. Maui Writers Ink will host a Local Authors Table beginning at 5 p.m. at Campbell Park. Meet the writers of the book “Short Stories and Poems,” as well as Elaine Gallant, Danielle Bergan and Norm Bezane. For art lovers, Friday night is Art Night in Lahaina. Visit the galleries, meet artists, talk story and share in complimentary pupu and wine from 6 to 9 p.m. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com. This is a free event.
‘THE BFG’ AT THE MACC’S STARRY NIGHT CINEMA
Bring a low-back beach chair or blanket and enjoy a special screening of PG-rated “The BFG” based on the classic 1982 Roald Dahl story. Come early and participate in an art activity for the kids, enjoy preshow entertainment by singer Anthony Pfluke, purchase food and beverages from local food trucks and enter the prize giveaway. Admission is free. Gates open at 5 p.m.; movie begins at 6:30 p.m. Sorry, no coolers or outside food or beverages allowed.
‘HARVEY’ ENDS SUNDAY AT HISTORIC IAO THEATER
Maui OnStage concludes “Harvey,” a lighthearted comedy, at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $20 to $40. For more details, call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.
SATURDAY, OCT. 14
FOURTH ANNUAL OHANA WELLNESS DAY ON LANAI
Lanai Community Health Center announces the 2017 Susan G. Komen Ohana Wellness Day with free healthcare screenings, flu shots, breast health education, Zumba and Tai Chi fitness, wellness booths and prizes from 7 to 11 a.m. at 333 Sixth St., Lanai. For more information, call (808) 565-6919.
‘UKULELE WORKSHOP AT MCCOY STUDIO THEATER
This fun workshop from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC is conducted by Roy and Kathy Sakuma and is geared for all ages, beginning to intermediate players. Students must be able to hold C, F, G7 chords and bring their own ukulele, notepaper and pencil. Attendees will participate in Sunday’s ‘Ukulele Festival with a song learned in the workshop and someone will win a new ukulele. No reservation required. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Admission to the workshop is free.
YARD SALE FOR SOMOS OHANA NICARAGUA
Somos Ohana Nicaragua will hold a fundraiser yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 51 Mano Drive in Kula Kai. All proceeds will go for the third wing of the secondary school built at La Carreta in Chinandega province.
The Pukalani-based non-profit has built schools and provided scholarships and health services in rural northwest Nicaragua since 1999. For more information, visit www.somosohana nicaragua.org.
MOONLIGHT MELE AT WAILUKU’S BAILEY HOUSE
The Maui Historical Society hosts a benefit concert from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hale Ho’ike’ike at 2375-A Main St., in Wailuku. Featuring George Kahumoku, Jr., Keola Donaghy and Kuikawa. Admission is $5 per person. Children 12 and younger are admitted for free. For more information, call 244-3326 or visit www.MauiMuseum.org.
SUNDAY, OCT. 15
HE MAKANA EXHIBIT AT MACC’s SCHAEFER OPENS
The Schaefer International Gallery will feature He Makana: The Gertrude Mary Joan Damon Haig Collection of Hawaiian Art, a distinguished collection of paintings, prints and traditional art forms of Hawaii from 1890s to 1970s that captures the history and nostalgia of old Hawaii. The exhibit continues until Dec. 23. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. The exhibit is also open before Castle Theater shows and during select intermissions. For more information call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
MONDAY, OCT. 16
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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