Island Events • October 5, 2017

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FIRST FRIDAY TOWN PARTY – Nevah Too Late at the First Friday Town Party; photo provided by the artists.

FIRST FRIDAY TOWN PARTY – Nevah Too Late at the First Friday Town Party; photo provided by the artists.

TODAY, OCT. 5

FILM ABOUT PREPARING CHILDREN FOR THE FUTURE

A discussion and showing of the film “Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing our Kids for the Innovation Era” will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Seabury Hall’s creative arts center in Makawao. A discussion panel led by the executive producer Ted Dintersmith will follow. The event is free.

AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON SERIES CONTINUES

Akaku Upstairs presents a screening of the award-winning movie “Get a Job!” directed by Brian Kohne from 6 to 8 p.m. at 333 Dairy Road, Suite 204 in Kahului. The comedy was filmed on Maui in 2011 with a cast of islanders. This is a free event. RSVP at 871-5554 or email info@akaku.org.

FESTIVALS OF ALOHA • HANA | SATURDAY TO OCT. 14 – Festivals of Aloha week-long celebration in Hana; photo provided by Festivals of Aloha.

FESTIVALS OF ALOHA • HANA | SATURDAY TO OCT. 14 – Festivals of Aloha week-long celebration in Hana; photo provided by Festivals of Aloha.

FINAL WEEKEND TO SEE ‘THE ELEPHANT MAN’

ProArts Playhouse presents “The Elephant Man” by Bernard Pomerance. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $26. The theater is located at 1280 S. Kihei Road in the Azeka Shopping Center. For more details, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.

FRIDAY, OCT. 6

CELEBRATE FIRST FRIDAY IN WAILUKU TOWN

“Fall for Wailuku,” is the theme this month for Wailuku First Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. See Ahumanu and Nevah Too Late on the Maui Thing Stage, or catch The Eazy at the Wailuku Banyan Tree Park. Enjoy food booths, food trucks, crafts and other treats. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com. This is a free event.

‘THE ELEPHANT MAN’ • FINAL WEEKEND – Hoku Pavao-Jones (from left), Ricky Jones and Francis Tau‘a bring the story of “The Elephant Man” to ProArts Playhouse in Kihei; photo by Jack Grace.

‘THE ELEPHANT MAN’ • FINAL WEEKEND – Hoku Pavao-Jones (from left), Ricky Jones and Francis Tau‘a bring the story of “The Elephant Man” to ProArts Playhouse in Kihei; photo by Jack Grace.

‘EQUAL MEANS EQUAL’ FILM AT McCOY STUDIO

Maui Pride, Deborah Vial and Caron Barrett present a special screening of “Equal Means Equal,” an unflinching look at the status of women in America at 7 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater. Tickets are $8 (plus applicable fees). For more information, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

MOLOKAI FESTIVALS OF ALOHA FESTIVITIES

The Royal Court will receive its Royal symbols in a traditional ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday at Mitchell Pauole Center in Kaunakakai, Molokai. The evening will also include a Poke Contest and Ulu-Uala-Kalo (breadfruit-sweet potato-taro) Contest. A parade featuring pa’u riders will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday followed by a hoolaulea. For more information, call (808) 553-3356.

‘HARVEY’ CONTINUES AT HISTORIC IAO THEATER

Maui OnStage presents “Harvey,” a lighthearted comedy at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 15. Tickets range from $20 to $40. For more details, call 242-6969 or www.mauionstage.com.

SATURDAY, OCT. 7

MONTESSORI SCHOOL’S TASTE OF UPCOUNTRY

Montessori School of Maui presents its second annual Taste of Upcountry benefit from 6 to 10 p.m. on the school’s campus in Makawao. This is a 21 and older event. This is a Bring Your Best Bottle event, and there will be no sale of alcohol. General standing admission is $90; general seated admission is $125 and VIP table for 10 is $2,500. For more information, visit www.momi.org/events/tasteofupcountrymahalo.cfm.

WEEK-LONG FESTIVALS OF ALOHA FUN IN HANA

The Festivals of Aloha will kickoff Hana’s week-long celebration with a parade at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Hana Royal Court, pa’u riders, floral floats, and more. A hoolaulea will follow with an award presentation, lei and aloha keiki-wear contests, the makahiki symposium, silent auction, live music, food and craft booths set up until 7 p.m. Festivities are set daily through Oct. 14. For details on all the festivities, visit www.festivalsofaloha.com or email neilhasegawa@me.com.

SUNDAY, OCT. 8

SUPPORT FUN PADDLE FOR A CURE EVENT

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, The Butterfly Effect and Maui Jim present Maui Paddle for a Cure, a non-competitive, fun paddle to raise funds for Susan G. Komen Hawaii Affiliate from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Choose between three different courses. Register by noon Oct. 7. (On-site registration will not be available.) There will be an after party concert with Anuhea. Register or donate at www.crowdrise.com/mauipaddle17.

MONDAY, OCT. 9

FINGERSTYLE GUITARIST TOMMY EMMANUEL

Australian guitarist, singer, songwriter Tommy Emmanuel will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets range from $25.50 to $41 and will increase $5 on the day of show (plus applicable fees). For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

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.

MAUI ONSTAGE ONO! CONTINUES IN WAILUKU

Maui OnStage presents the Maui Community Band at 6:30 p.m. at its one-night-only free performance in the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. For more details, call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 11

JOIN THE HUI HOLOMUA BUSINESS FEST

Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce presents the 11th annual Hui Holomua Business Fest from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu. RSVP by Friday. For more details or to reserve your spot, visit www.mnhcoc.org/Business-fest/2017/.

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