Island Events • April 19, 2018
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THURSDAY, APRIL 19
ARTIST 2 ARTIST RETURNS WITH KAPONO, SANTOS
Multiple Na Hoku Award-winner Henry Kapono takes the stage with Hawaiian singer-songwriter Jerry Santos at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului as part of the Artist 2 Artist concert series where they talk story with guests and perform an intimate concert. Tickets are $35, $45 and $65 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and more infomation, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org or the box office.
PICNIC FOR POKI CONCERT LATIN- AND SOUL-INFUSED
Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions present Hawaiian artist Ron Kuala’au with Keoki Ruiz during Picnic for Poki at 11 a.m. at the historic Ka’aahumanu Church in Wailuku. Enjoy fresh baked cookies provided by Roselani Place. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 871-7720.
FRIDAY, APRIL 20
IF ALT/PUNK IS YOUR CUP OF TEA — DRINK UP, BRAH
One of the most innovative bands of the 1990s, Primus lets loose with its alt/punk, psychedelic vibe at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at the MACC. Tickets are $35, $45 and $55, with a $5 increase on day of show (plus applicable fees). For tickets and infomation, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org or the box office.
MAKAWAO TOWN PARTY IS ALWAYS A GOOD TIME
Check out the Makawao Third Friday Town Party from 6 to 9 p.m. featuring ono eats, vendor booths, arts and crafts, Upcountry merchants and free entertainment. For more details, visit www.mauifridays.com.
MAUI HIGH DRAMA CLUB SILENCES SHAKESPEARE
Maui High School Drama Club presents “Macbeth in Pantomime” at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria, with additional performances at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. April 27; and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 28. Admission is $2; children ages 12 and younger admitted free. For more information, visit www.mauihigh.org.
‘PEANUTS’ IS TASTY TREAT AT PROARTS PLAYHOUSE
ProArts Playhouse presents “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 7:30 p.m. with additional performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays through May 13 at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Tickets are $26. For more information or to purchase tickets for any ProArts event, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.
PIRATES INVADE KING K PERFORMING ARTS CTR.
State-of-the-art King Kekaulike Performing Arts Center in Pukalani opens with “The Lady Pirates of Captain Bree” based on a book by Martin A. Follose at 7 p.m. (sold out as of press time), with additional performances at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through April 29. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.kingkekaulike.com.
SATURDAY, APRIL 21
BENEFIT CONCERT FOR MAUI’S BELOVED WILLIE K
Willie K’s ohana and friends present “Mahalo Willie K Benefit Concert” from 1 to 8 p.m. at the MACC’s A&B Amphitheater and Yokouchi Pavilion. Gates open at noon. Tickets are $25 for general admission unseated, $50 for seated general admission and $250 for VIP (plus applicable fees). For tickets and more information, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org or the box office. See in-depth article on Page 3 of this issue.
FIND CULTURE, FOOD AND FUN AT KSM HO’OLAULE’A
Kamehameha Schools Maui’s annual Ho’olaule’a provides Upcountry fun from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the school campus in Pukalani. Enjoy Hawaiian music and dance, learn how to prepare poi and pound kapa, try your hand at traditional Hawaiian games and so much more. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call 572-3100.
POI SUPPER AND PAGEANT AT LAHAINA HO’OLAULE’A
The Boarders’ Chorus and Hawaiiana Club perform a tribute to Oahu during Lahainaluna High School’s traditional David Malo Day Ho’olaule’a beginning at 5 p.m. at the school’s Boarders Field with a poi supper followed by sunset pageant and performance. Cost is $18 for poi supper; pageant is free (no outside food please). For more information, call 662-4000.
TARO FEST CELEBRATES HAWAIIAN FOOD STAPLE
Hula, music, local arts and crafts, poi pounding, lauhala weaving and the value and many uses of kalo/taro embody the annual East Maui Taro Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hana Ballpark. Admission is free. Visit www.tarofestival.org or call 264-1553 for more information.
DANCE PRESENTATION TO REFLECT MUSIC CULTURE
Seabury Hall Performing Arts presents pop culture and hip-hop-infused “Dance Showcase 2018.” at 7 p.m., with additional performances at 7 p.m. April 27 and 28 and 3 p.m. April 29 in the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall campus in Makawao. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. Visit www.seaburyhall.org for tickets and information.
TUESDAY, APRIL 24
KALAMA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL BAND ON STAGE
Check out the next generation of musicians as Kalama Intermediate School Band performs at 6:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at the MACC as part of the annual School Band Concert Series. Admission is free.
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