Island Events • March 15, 2018

Featured events this week

Jaya Lakshimi • Makawao • Friday, courtesy the artist.

TODAY, MARCH 15

PICNIC FOR POKI LIGHTS UP WITH BAND CANE FIRE

Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Producations present local musical group Cane Fire during Picnic for Poki at 11 a.m. at Roselani Place, 88 S. Papa Ave. in Kahului. Enjoy fresh baked cookies and coffee provided by Roselani Place. Event is free and open to the public, with parking available behind the building. For more information, call 871-7720.

CATCH WENZO PERFORM AT PAIA BAY COFFEE AND BAR

Enjoy live music from 5:30 to 7 p.m., plus drinks and grinds, in the tropical garden of Paia Bay Coffee and Bar on Hana Highway in Paia. Live music continues through the weekend, highlighted by Damon Parrillo at 10 a.m. and Kennedy Cantu at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call 579-3111.

The Living Reef • Maui Ocean Center Anniversary Party • Sunday • Maalaea Harbor, courtesy Maui Ocean Center.

FRIDAY, MARCH 16

MAKAWAO TOWN PARTY, FOOD, MUSIC, IRISH FUN

Makawao Third Friday Town Party celebrates the Celtic Equinox and St. Paddy’s Day from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy good eats, vendor booths, arts and crafts and the Komoda Keiki Zone. Entertainment includes Kaina Kountry, Will Evans, Josh, Earl Love, Get Up and Dance Troupe and firedancers. Also, check out new Upcountry merchants. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com.

GET YOUR BHAKTI GROOVE ON WITH JAYA LAKSHMI

Jaya Lakshmi, the creator of Kirtronica, presents an evening of sacred music and kirtan with special musical guests Daniel Paul on the tabla and violin virtuoso Don V. Lax at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) at Makawao Union Church. Advance tickets are $20 and are available at Maui Kombucha in Haiku, MacNet in Kahului and on Brightstar or $30 at the door. For more information, call 579-9261 or visit www.makawaounionchurch.org.

Maui Pops Orchestra • MACC • Sunday, Jack Grace photo.

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

‘GO FOR THE GREEN’ AT ST. PADDY’S DAY BASH

Hosted by the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset, the fourth annual St. Patrick’s Day Ballroom Bash fundraiser is from from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Royal Lahaina Resort’s Molokai Ballroom. Tickets are $95 or $115 at the door. Purchase tickets online at www.universe.com/goforthegreen2018. For more information, call 359-4245.

MOLIERE’S ‘TARTUFFE’ WOWS AT SEABURY HALL

Oh Boy Productions and Seabury Hall opens Moliere’s “Tartuffe” at 7:30 p.m. at the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center at Seabury Hall in Makawao. Additional performances are 3 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. on March 22, 23 and 24, and 3 p.m. on March 25. Tickets are $20 at the door, payable with cash or check only.

SUNDAY, MARCH 18

CELEBRATE TWO DECADES OF MAUI OCEAN CENTER

Maui Ocean Center commemorates 20 years of fostering understanding and respect for Hawaii’s marine life with a special anniversary event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Maalaea Harbor with activities and events for the whole family, from educational presentations and info booths to face-painting and magic shows. Entertainment highlights include Anthony Pfluke, ukulele concert by Kamehameha Schools Maui and Ekolu. Purchase the kamaaina special and receive 50 percent off adult and senior general admission and free admission for children ages 12 and younger with a paying adult (must be a state resident with current Hawaii identification). For more information, call 270-7075 or visit www.mauioceancenter.com/20th-anniversary-event.

MANA’O RADIO’S SWEET SIXTEEN BIRTHDAY PARTY

Bring your family and friends, beach chairs and eat, drink and be merry as Mana’o Radio celebrates turning 16 with a big bash beginning at 2 p.m. at VFW Maui located at 2110 Uluniu Rd. in Kihei. Boogie to Shea Derrick and Full Flavor, the Deborah Vial Band, Soul Kitchen and The Gina Martinelli Band. The celebration will also feature a silent auction, face painters, roving musicians and food trucks. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. For more information, call 283-6788 or visit www.manaoradio.com.

PIANIST HYPERION KNIGHT THRILLS AT SPRING POPS

Experience Maui Pops Orchestra’s Spring Pops concert beginning at 3 p.m. at Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. This concert offers a unique collaboration, with James Durham conducting the first half of the conert with pianist Hyperion Knight followed by Gary Leavitt conducting the orchestra and chorus in works by Ernest Bloch, Randall Thompson and George Gershwin. Tickets are $20, $35, $50 and $60 and half-price for students 18 and younger in the $60/$50/$35 price sections only. For tickets and more information, visit the box office, call -242-7469 or go online at www.mauiarts.org.

MONDAY, MARCH 19

CABARET NIGHT AT CAFE DEL VINO IN MAALAEA

Enjoy dinner and a cabaret show from 5 to 9 p.m. at Cafe del Vino on the upper level of Maalaea Harbor Shops. Seatings are at 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. Show begins at 7 p.m. and includes performance and four-course feast (plus tax and tip). For prices, reservations and more information, call 868-0732.

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