Island Events • December 21, 2017
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TODAY, DEC. 21
EAT, DRINK, MAKE MERRY WHILE WILLIE K ROCKS IT
Willie K and the Warehouse Blues Band perform at 8 p.m. at King Kamehameha Golf Club in Kahului with dancing until 10 p.m. Tickets for the show are $30; $70 includes the show and a prime rib and seafood buffet beginning at 6:30 p.m. Call 866-5025 for information and reservations.
FRIDAY, DEC. 22
CATCH ‘THE FROG PRINCE’ BEFORE CURTAIN CLOSES
“The Frog Prince,” a family-friendly “fractured fairy tale” written and directed by Derek Nakagawa wraps up its run with a performance at 7 p.m. tonight and performances at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students ages 16 and under. Call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com for tickets and more information.
HOT DRINKS, COOL MUSIC OFFER SHOPPING RESPITE
Teri Garrison performs smooth jazz and Christmas music from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Maui Coffee Attic in Wailuku. Cost is $10. Call 250-9555 for reservations and more information.
SATURDAY DEC. 23
WEAR AN UGLY SWEATER WIN PRIZES, PARTY, PLAY
Sponsored by Ocean Vodka, the annual Ugly Sweater Party kicks of at 9:30 p.m. at Down the Hatch in Lahaina. DJ Gary O’Neal ramps up festivities at 10 p.m. Dig out your ugliest sweater and you might win a prize. Call 661-4900 or visit www.dthmaui.com for more information.
STORYTELLING SHINES AT FIRSTLIGHT FILM FESTIVAL
Maui Film Festival’s annual FirstLight: Academy Screenings on Maui continues with screenings at 2, 5 and 8 p.m. at Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului. Additional screenings will take place at 2, 5 and 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. VIP FastPass offers entry to four films at $12 each ($48 for the pass). Single tickets are $14 for adults, $10 for teens ages 13 to 16 for PG & PG-13 films and free for kids 12 and younger. Visit www.maui filmfestival.com for tickets. See schedule on Page 7.
SUNDAY DEC. 24
FIND ‘UNITY’ IN SONG AT HISTORIC IAO THEATER
Join Unity Church of Maui for an uplifting evening of music and inspiration from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Call 242-9327 or visit www.unityonmaui.org for more
SINGING BY CANDLELIGHT, CAROLS, SOLOS AND MORE
Christmas carols performed by a jazz trio, a story presented to keiki and a candlelight rendition of “Silent Night” are some of the activities at a special Christmas Eve family service at 5:30 p.m. at Makawao Union Church. Traditional service begins at 11 p.m. with readings, solo performance and more singing by candlelight. Admission is free. Call 579-9261 for more information.
‘LOVE COMES DOWN’ AS VOICES LIFT IN MAKENA
Special Christmas Eve candlelight service begins at 6:30 p.m at Keawala’i Congregational Church in Makena. Members of Na Leo Nahenahe, the adult choir, will sing the anthem “Love Came Down at Christmas” (and theme for the evening), with a performance by featured musical guest George Kahumoku Jr. Bring a single-stem flower or lei for outside floral Christmas trees. Overflow parking lot available. Admission is free. Visit www.keawalai.org or call 879-5557 for more information.
MONDAY DEC. 25
BREAKFAST EVENT HELPS THOSE WHO ARE IN NEED
Annual Christmas breakfast serving the less fortunate (formally Imaika’s Christmas Project) takes place from 5 to 9 a.m. at Kalama Park (by the basketball courts) in Kihei. Includes hot food, drinks, haircuts and a health wellness tent for limited health care services. There is no charge for food or services.
WEDNESDAY DEC. 27
AUTHOR OFFERS HISTORY OF HANA TOLD IN PHOTOS
Bruce McAllister displays photos from his new book at 6 p.m. at Travaasa Hana. Call 248-8211 for information.
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