Island Events • April 12, 2018

Featured events this week

The Three Maui Divas (in photo) Napua Greig, Raiatea Helm and Amy Hanaiali‘i • Friday at MACC, courtesy MACC.

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

FUN CARNIVAL VIBES AT SACRED HEARTS BAZAAR

Enjoy two days of shopping, eating, playing, cuddling, bouncing and fun at the 46th Annual Sacred Hearts School Bazaar from 4 to 10 p.m. today and Saturday on the school campus in Lahaina. Activties include laser tag, carnival booths, petting zoo, dunk tank and so much more, plus local entertainers each night. Admission is free. For complete schedule of activities and events, visit www.facebook.com/events/744293755765573schoolcommunity.

NOURISH BODY, SOUL AT BENEFIT PERFORMANCE

Maui Amma Satsang presents Kirtan Benefit Performance for Maui’s Mother’s Kitchen Project featuring Prema Love and Darshan Dance Project Dancers at 7 p.m. at Temple of Peace in Haiku (575 Haiku Rd.). Doors open at 6 p.m. for vegetarian dinner and bookstore sale. Suggested donation: $10 to $20. For more information, email ammamaui@ammagroups.org.

Raiatea Helm

THREE MAUI DIVAS TAKE THE STAGE AFTER HIATUS

Seven years after their first collaboration, Napua Greig, Raiatea Helm and Amy Hanaiali’i return to the stage in Three Maui Divas concert at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Tickets are $12, $25, $35 and $45 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and more infomation, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org or the box office.

MUSIC, ART, BOOKS, CARS AT LAHAINA TOWN PARTY

In addition to the usual arts, crafts, shopping, food booths and free entertainment, Second Friday Town Party in Lahaina lights up with the Sixth Annual Classic Car Show & Rock and Roll Party, with cars lining Front Street from 3:30 to 9:30 p.m. Also, Maui Writers Ink will have a table with books for purchase and local authors beginning at 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

HAWAII SIGNATURE SOUND AT STEEL GUITAR FESTIVAL

Amy Hanaiali‘i

Celebrate the instrument that gave Hawaii its signature sound at the Maui Steel Guitar Festival — three days of performances, workshops, exhibits and kanikapila jam sessions. Today and Saturday, the fun starts at 11 a.m. at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel. Festival events continue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center in Kahului with a vintage steel guitar exhibit and ho’olaule’a pageant featuring 10 steel guitar presentations. Admission is free for all events. For a complete schedule and more information, visit www.mauisteelguitarfestival.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 14

FIND PRELOVED BOOKS, HELP LOCAL LIBRARIES

Maui Friends of the Library celebrates National Library Week with a used book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Whole Foods Market in Kahului. Kids can choose a few books while supplies last. For more information, visit www.mauifriendsofthelibrary.org.

‘FUN DAZE’ TAKES OVER ST. ANTHONY SCHOOL

Performers at Maui Steel Guitar Festival • Friday-Sunday in Lahaina & Kahului, Don Touchi photo.

St. Anthony School in Wailuku (1618 Lower Main St.) promises a full day of, well, fun from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at its Fun Daze Bazaar featuring entertainment and Hawaiian music, hula, student talent showcase, ono local foods, silent and live auctions, interactive games, shopping, comedy show with Frank DeLima at noon and more. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call the school office at 244-4976.

ENJOY FAMILY TIME AT VALLEY ISLE KEIKI FEST

Bring the entire family to the Valley Isle Keiki Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at UH-Maui College Great Lawn in Kahului for a day of fun and games for kids, plus vendors, crafters, food, entertainment and more. Admission is free. For more information, email keikifest@gmail.com.

FLOWERS, FOOD, FUN AT ANNUAL FEST IN HAIKU

Grab your ohana and head to Haiku for the annual Ha’iku Ho’olaule’a and Flower Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Haiku Elementary School featuring entertainment, floral design and lei-making contests, artisan marketplace, food booths, bake sale, keiki zone, silent auction and more. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.haikuhoolaulea.org.

Scene from 2017 Haiku Flower Festival. Haiku Hoolaulea • Saturday at Haiku Elementary School, Malia Golden Akinaka photo.

SUNDAY, APRIL 15

KUMU HULA AND HALAU HONOR HULA TRADITIONS

“Hula: The Soul of Hawaii,” presented by the Maui Historical Society with Hale Ho’ike’ike at the Bailey House Museum, showcases kumu hula of Maui and the generation of hula traditions through na kumu and halau from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Baldwin High School Auditorium in Wailuku. Tickets are $15 for Maui Historical Society members, $20 for general public, and are available from na kumu and halau participants or at Maui Historical Society/Hale Ho’ike’ike at the Bailey House Museum. For more information, vist www.mauimuseum.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18

CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVIST BILL McKIBBEN ON ISLAND

Spend an evening with noted environmentalist, author and reknowned climate change activist Bill McKibben beginning at 7 p.m. in The Green Room at the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater. McKibben will give a presentation followed by audience Q&A, courtyard reception, book fair and book signing. Tickets are $25 per person and $10 for students with a valid student ID. Ticket proceeds benefit Maui non-profit, The Merwin Conservancy. For tickets and more information, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org or the box office.

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