Island Events • November 16, 2017

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‘Mahalo Maui!’ concert presented by the Shane Victorino Foundation featuring Fiji and others, Friday at 6 p.m.; photo provided by MACC

‘Mahalo Maui!’ concert presented by the Shane Victorino Foundation featuring Fiji and others, Friday at 6 p.m.; photo provided by MACC

TODAY, NOV. 16

FEAST ON FRESH COOKIES AND TRADITIONAL MUSIC

Picnic for Poki, presented by Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions, invites all to a free concert by slack-key guitarist and vocalist Kevin Brown from 11 a.m. to noon at the historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. Enjoy homemade cookies provided by Roselani Place. Admission is free. For more details, call 871-7720.

INTIMATE CONCERT WITH ABE LAGRIMAS JR. TRIO

Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Abe Lagrimas Jr. will perform with Noel Okimoto and Dean Taba at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater in Kahului. Tickets are $35 (plus applicable fees) with discounts for MACC members and children under 12. For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

AKAKU SALON SERIES WITH KATHY COLLINS

Akaku Upstairs presents Kathy Collins “Unplugged” from 6 to 8 p.m. Collins will talk story about local views on ohana, aloha and pidgin pride. Akaku is located at 333 Dairy Road, Suite 204 in Kahului. This is a free event. RSVP at 871-5554 or email info@akaku.org.

FRIDAY, NOV. 17

SWEET SOUNDS BY ‘SONGBIRDS OF HAWAII’

Na Hoku Award-winning female artists Darlene Ahuna, Ku’uipo Kumukahi and Mihana Souza team up for a unique “Songbirds of Hawaii” show at 7:30 p.m. at the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater in Kahului. Tickets are $35 (plus applicable fees). Call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

FREE ‘MAHALO MAUI’ CONCERT AT THE MACC

The Shane Victorino Foundation presents a free family friendly concert event at 6 p.m. at the MACC’s A&B Amphitheater/Yokouchi Pavilion. Gates will open at 5 p.m. Entertainment includes Fiji, Anuhea, Ekolu and others. No pre-registration or tickets required. For more details visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

CELEBRATE THIRD FRIDAY IN MAKAWAO TOWN

“A November to Remember” is the theme for Makawao Town’s Third Friday party from 6 to 9 p.m. featuring Willie K on the main stage from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. Baldwin Avenue will be closed from the top of Makawao Avenue to Brewer Street. Enjoy food trucks and booths, arts and crafts, the Keiki Zone with magic and more. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com.

ROY TABORA CREATES LIVE ART IN LAHAINA

Seascape artist Roy Tabora will set up an easel and paint while meeting the public from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. during Friday Art Night at Lahaina Galleries. For more information, call 856-3080 or visit www.lahainagalleries.com.

BODIES ROCK AND SPIRITS RISE WITH SOUL KITCHEN

Experience the “exquisite mess of soulful flavors” and acoustic-infused musical alchemy of island favorite Soul Kitchen from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mulligans on the Blue in Wailea. For tickets or more information, call 874-1131 or visit www.mulligansontheblue.com.

SATURDAY, NOV. 18

FOLK LEGEND CIRCLES BACK TO HAWAIIAN ROOTS

Singer-songwriter Peter Rowan will perform at 7:30 p.m. at MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater in Kahului. Tickets are $30, $45 and $60 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and more information, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

30TH HARVEST FESTIVAL SET AT KULA SCHOOL

The 30th annual Kula School Harvest Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lower field at the school campus. Entertainment includes John Cruz, Kaina Kountry Band, Nuff Sedd and others. In addition, there will be local vendors, pony rides, hay rides, a petting farm and more. Admission is a $1 donation. For more details, call 269-2440 or 876-7614.

VISIT ST. JOSEPH’S CRAFT FAIR IN MAKAWAO

The St. Joseph Christmas Craft Fair will take place from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Early Learning Center located at 1294 Makawao Ave. in Makawao. The event will include locally made crafts, food, books, plants and baked goods for sale. Entertainment by Anthony Sardine and a visit by Santa at 11 a.m. Admission is $1 per person.

SUNDAY, NOV. 19

‘TOP CHEF’ KRISTEN KISH COOKS AT GRAND WAILEA

Television personality and cookbook author Kristen Kish will cook a dinner at Grand Wailea. Cost of $175 per person includes tax, tip, dinner, beverages, signed cookbook and complimentary valet parking. For tickets, visit www.kristenkish.eventbrite.com.

‘HIGHER AND HIGHER’ WITH RITA COOLIDGE

Grammy Award-winner Rita Coolidge will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. “(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher & Higher,” is one of Coolidge’s hits. Tickets range from $40 to $65 (plus applicable fees). For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

TUESDAY, NOV. 21

‘MIDDLE OF NOW/HERE’ ISLAND HOPPING MAUI

Experience the Honolulu Biennial 2017, a multi-site, contemporary visual arts festival from 6 to 8 p.m. in the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. Enjoy a night of video-art screening featuring works from the Honolulu Biennial 2017. Admission is free, but RSVP by email is suggested to info@honolulubiennial.org.

TUESDAY, NOV. 21

COMEDIAN JO KOY IS BACK AT THE MACC

After a sold-out show last year, Jo Koy returns to Maui at 7:30 and 10 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $36.50 and $46.50 (plus applicable fees). This show is for mature audiences. For more details, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

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