Island Events • October 19, 2017

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Emmanuel Lutheran Pumpkin Festival • Friday; photo courtesy Desiree Omura

Emmanuel Lutheran Pumpkin Festival • Friday; photo courtesy Desiree Omura

TODAY, OCT. 19

HE MAKANA HAWAIIAN ART AT MACC GALLERY

View the distinguished collection of paintings, prints and traditional art forms of Hawaii from the 1890s to 1970s at the Schaefer International Gallery at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Admission is free. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; closed Mondays. Also open before Castle Theater shows and select intermissions. Exhibit runs through Dec. 23. For more information call 242-7649 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON SERIES CONTINUES

Akaku Upstairs presents “Storytelling as a Marketing Tool” with Shaggy Jenkins, production director from KAKU 88.5 FM, 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.

“3 Lions” American icons opens Saturday; Carl W. Rozycki photo

“3 Lions” American icons opens Saturday; Carl W. Rozycki photo

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.

PICNIC FOR POKI WITH SONGS BY WAILAU RYDER

Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions invite you to a Picnic for Poki featuring Wailau Ryder beginning at 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. Bring a lawn chair or mat. Fresh-baked cookies, coffee and water will be provided by Roselani Place. For more information, call 871-7720.

FRIDAY, OCT. 20

PUMPKIN FESTIVAL AT EMMANUEL LUTHERAN

The 20th annual Pumpkin Festival will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran School, 520 W. One Street, Kahului. Taking place on the school and church grounds from 4:30 to 10 p.m. Entertainment this year features Amy Haniali’i and Willy K, Kualoa and more. Food will be available for purchase from Maui Fresh Streatery, Three’s Food Truck, Teppanyaki 2 Go by 808 Afternoons and Simply Sweets. There will be games, a jumping castle, Maui Spider Jump, silent auction, crafts and more. Don’t forget to pick up your pumpkin. Admission is free.

CELEBRATE THIRD FRIDAY IN MAKAWAO

Enjoy an early Halloween with “Makawao Sleepy Hollow” Third Friday Town Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Baldwin Avenue is closed from Makawao Ave. down to Brewer Street. A keiki costume parade kicks off at 6 p.m. Dr. Nat and Rio Ritmo perform at the main stage. Watch Maui Aerial Arts Troupe defy gravity; listen to acoustic guitarist Josh at Maui Hands Art Gallery; singer-songwriter Naomi T will provide live music in the Sip Me courtyard, and a lot more. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com. This is a free event.

NATIVE HAWAIIAN PLANT SOCIETY TALK TO BE HELD

Michelle Osgood, horticulturalist at Haleakala National Park, presents a talk about her work hand pollinating the critically endangered Schiedea haleakalensis beginning 7 p.m. at the Hannibal Tavares Community Center Poolside Room, 91 Pukalani Street in Pukalani. Event is free and open to the public.

SATURDAY, OCT. 21

‘SEUSSICAL JR.’ OPENS YOUTH THEATER SEASON

Maui OnStage Youth Theater presents “Seussical Jr.” Performances are at 11 a.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 29 at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children. To purchase tickets for any Iao Theater event, call 242-6969 or order online at www.mauionstage.com.

ART FROM DOODLES AND AMERICAN ICONS PHOTOS

Enjoy the opening reception beginning at 5 p.m. at Viewpoints Gallery, 3620 Baldwin Avenue, Makawao, for the new exhibits, “Doodles & Art from Doodles” and “American Icons: Original Photographic Prints from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.” Both shows run through Nov. 29. For more information, call 572-5979 or visit www.viewpointsgallerymaui.com.

SUNDAY, OCT. 22

FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL AT HAKU BALDWIN CENTER

Bring the kids in costume and join in for a day of family-friendly fun from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Haku Baldwin Center, 444 Makawao Avenue. There will be pony rides, a petting zoo, bake sale, face painting, balloon animals, craft and farmers market, silent auction, food trucks and more. Admission to the event is free; paid parking. Proceeds support its therapeutic programs for children and adults with special needs, military veterans and patients of all ages

MONDAY, OCT. 23

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.

TUESDAY, OCT. 24

HI PUBLIC LIBRARIES SPONSOR YOUTH THEATER

The Hawaii State Public Library System is sponsoring the Honolulu Theatre for Youth performance of “Ouch!,” the story about a brother and sister, Boo and Hoo, who live in a place where things get fixed. Children ages 2 and older are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult during these free 30-minute performances. Show is at 3 p.m. at Makawao Public Library and at 6:30 p.m. at Kihei Public Library. For more information, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/event/ouch.

PEACE CORPS SOCIAL MEETING AND RECEPTION

Join the Peace Corps during its social meeting and reception from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Haynes Meeting Room at the MACC. Welcome Director Glenn Blumhorst of the National Returned Peace Corps Association from Washington, D.C. Meeting is free and open to the public. RSVP to babs333@aol.com.

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