Island Events • April 26, 2018

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Members of Emperado Dance Fitness Group • Friday at Kihei's Fourth Friday Town Party, courtesy Emperado Dance Fitness Group.

THURSDAY, APRIL 26

CATCH ‘PEANUTS’ ANTICS AT PROARTS PLAYHOUSE

ProArts Playhouse continues “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 tickets and information, call 463-6550 or visitwww.proartsmaui.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 27

ELVIS IN THE HOUSE, MORE FUN AT KIHEI TOWN PARTY

Lia De Souza (left) and Francis Tau‘a in “Of Mice and Men” • Friday-Sunday at Historic Iao Theater, Jack Grace photo.

Come to the south shore of Maui for Kihei’s Fourth Friday Town Party from 6 to 9 p.m. at Azeka Shopping Center Mauka. Enjoy free entertainment, food booths and trucks, art, crafts and plenty of great local shopping. Entertainment by Pat Simmons Jr., Maui’s Emperado Dance Fitness group and Darren Lee as Elvis. Free parking at Azeka Makai, Kihei Plaza and St. Theresa Church. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com

MAUI ONSTAGE TAKES ON CLASSIC STEINBECK TALE

John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” — the story about George Milton and Lennie Small during the Great Depression and a parable about being human — opens at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Presented by Maui OnStage, additional performances are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays through May 13. Tickets range from $20 to $40. For tickets and more information call 242-6969 or order online at www.mauionstage.com

‘PIRATES’ FINAL WEEKEND AT PERFORMING ARTS CTR.

See King Kekaulike Drama’s “The Lady Pirates of Captain Bree” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday at the King Kekaulike Performing Arts Center at King Kekaulike High School campus in Pukalani. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.kingkekaulike.com.

Competitors in Slim’s Power Tools He-Man Competition • Saturday, courtesy Slim’s Power Tools.

UPCOUNTRY DANCE SHOW REFLECTS MUSIC, CULTURE

Seabury Hall Performing Arts continues “Dance Showcase 2018” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday in Seabury Hall’s ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the campus in Makawao. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. For tickets and information, visit www.seaburyhall.org

SATURDAY, APRIL 28

SLIM’S POWER TOOLS HE-MAN COMPETITION

The largest locally owned power tool distributor in Hawaii presents the 25th annual He-Man Competition. Male and female contestants compete in a highly physical and emotional battle using power tools. First round at 10:30 a.m., final round at 1:30 p.m., at Slim’s Power Tools in Kahului. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 841-0902 or email rand@slimspowertools.com.

Pat Simmons Jr. • Sunday at VFW, courtesy nadavbenjamin2015.

FREE HO’OLAULE’A WITH NA HOKU WINNERS, NOMINEES

Na Hoku Hanohano winners and nominees will perform from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the Great Lawn of the UH-Maui College in Kahului. Performing artists include students of the Institute of Hawaiian Music, George Kahumoku Jr., Kanekoa, Pono Murray, Matagi, Anthony Pfluke, Cane Fire, Pat Simmons Jr., Goldawn Won and many others. Ho’olaule’a is free and open to the public. Music industry workshops on marketing, promotion, songwriting and more will be presented for a fee of $10 per workshop. For workshop times, information and reservations, contact Keola Donaghy at donaghy@hawaii.edu or call 984-3570.

BELOVED ‘CAZIMERO LEI DAY CONCERT’ AT MACC

The MACC’s Ho’onanea Series presents the “Cazimero Lei Day Concert” with Kumu Hula Robert Uluwehi Cazimero performing with musicians and dancers from his Halau Na Kamalei at 7:30 p.m. at Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Preshow festivities including music, hula, island crafters and fragrant lei for sale, begin at 5:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Yokouchi Pavilion. Tickets are $12, $28, $40 and $55 (plus applicable fees); 10 percent discount for MACC members (excludes $12 ticket) and half- price for keiki younger than 12. For tickets or information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29

MAUI EARTH DAY FESTIVAL, MUSIC, FOOD, ACTIVISM

Celebrate this amazing ‘rock’ we call home and all the creatures with whom we share the planet at the 21st annual Maui Earth Day Festival from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at VFW Kihei (1136 Uluniu Rd. behind Azeka Shopping Center). Environmental and social awareness organizations, ono food, local vendors. keiki activities, plus two stages of live music including Paul Izak, Sierra Carrere and the Nomads, Pat Simmons Jr., Maui Motown Soul Revue, Megan Powers and the Good Vibrations, The Troublemakers, Sweet Beats and others. Cost is $8 for adults; keiki admitted free. For more information or to get involved, email info@mauiearthday.org, call/text 268-1211 or visit www.mauiearthday.org.

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