Island Events • February 1, 2018
Featured events this week
TODAY, FEB. 1
MAUI FOOD INNOVATION CENTER TALK AT AKAKU
Chris Speere, program site coordinator and associate professor, and Cory Vicens, instructor from University of Hawaii Maui College Culinary Arts Program, will talk about Maui Food Innovation Center, a first-in-state program that provides technological expertise, innovate training, consulation services, a manufacturing facility and resource hub for new and established food extrepreneurs from 6 to 8 p.m at Akaku Upstairs Salon (333 Dairy Road) in Kahului. RSVP at 871-5554 or email email@example.com.
AWARD-WINNING MEXICAN CLASSICAL QUARTET
Leading proponents of modern Latin American music for string quartet, Cuarteto Latinoamericano will perform its newest program “Miniatures from the Americas” at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $12, $45 and $65 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and information, go to the box office, call 242-7469, or visit www.mauiarts.org.
‘THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL’ CONTINUES AT PROARTS
Elderly Carrie Watts wants to return to her beloved hometown of Bountiful, Texas, one final time before she dies. Performances are 7:30 tonight through Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays until Feb. 11 at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Tickets are $26. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.
SCHAEFER PORTRAIT CHALLENGE CONTINUES
Schaefer International Gallery at the MACC presents the highly anticipated triennial statewide juried Portrait Challenge exhibition through March 18. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Mondays. Also open before and during intermissions for select Castle Theater events. Admission is free. For more information, call 243-4288.
FRIDAY, FEB. 2
TOWN PARTY LIGHTS UP WAILUKU WITH MUSIC, FUN
First Friday Town Party features arts, crafts, shopping, food booths, trucks and more from 6 to 9 p.m. on Market Street in Wailuku. Free entertainment includes ZuhG, a funky Reggae jam band from the West Coast; Natalie Nicole Band; and Maui Academy of Performing Arts performance of “The Fisherman and His Wife” starring Kathy Collins at 6:15 and 7:15 p.m. at MAPA Main Warehouse. Art on Market is selling “Bucks for Ducks” to benefit Women Helping Women.
MAUI MOTOWN DANCE PARTY GROOVES IN KIHEI
Celebrate the music of Motown from The Supremes, Temptations, Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin at the Maui Motown Dance Party from 7 to 10 p.m. at 330 Ohukai, #106. Maui musicians Adisa Omar, Louise Lambert, Isa Inca and members of the Island Soul Band perform Motor City favorites. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased in advance online at www.louiselambert .com or by calling 205-3971.
KUMU KAHUA THEATRE’S ‘WILD BIRDS’ AT MCCOY
Inspired by historical events, “Wild Birds” tells the story of intense cultural clashes and the effects of Western education on the indigenous monarchy of Hawaii. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday in the McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC. Tickets are $28 (plus applicable fees). Call 242-7469, go to www.mauiarts .org or visit the MACC box office for tickets and information.
SATURDAY, FEB. 3
ANNUAL BALDWIN HIGH SCHOOL BLOCK PARTY
Get ready for ono grinds, entertainment, craft fair, book fair, jumping castle, children’s games and the popular “Dunk Tank” at the fourth annual Baldwin High School Block Party from 4 to 9 p.m. at 1650 Kaahumanu Ave. in Wailuku. All proceeds benefit Baldwin clubs, organizations and sports teams. Entertainment includes Arlie Avery Asiu; Asian Blend; BHS Hula, Brass Choir, Chorus and Orchestra, and Jazz Band; and Chop Suey Jazz Orchestra.
MOONLIGHT MELE AT HALE HO’IKE’IKE IN WAILUKU
Maui Historical Society hosts a benefit concert with George Kahumoku, Jr. and UH-MC Institute of Hawaiian Music instructor Keola Donaghy from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hale Ho’ike’ike at the Bailey House, 2375-A Main St., in Wailuku. Admission is $5. For tickets or information, call 244-3326 or visit www.mauimuseum.org.
SUNDAY, FEB. 4
WATCH SUPER BOWL GAME FOR FREE AT THE MACC Head over to the MACC and watch the Philadelphia Eagles take on the New England Patriots in the 52nd Super Bowl. Admission is free. Gates open at noon; game begins at 1:30 p.m. Pick your party: Indoors on the big screen at Castle Theater or outside in Yokouchi Pavilion on a high-tech LED screen, or do both. Pre- and post-game entertainment will be provided by Willie K. Hot and cold beverages, including a full bar, will be available for purchase in the courtyard. Fatt Chicks Burgers and Sumo Dogs will be on hand selling food. All ages welcome. No coolers, outside food or beverages or tailgating.
MONDAY, FEB. 5
CABARET NIGHT AT CAFE DEL VINO RESTAURANT
Spend an evening with 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 details.