Island Events • May 24, 2018
THURSDAY, MAY 24
FINAL DAYS OF DINING AT RESTAURANT WEEK WAILEA
Today through Saturday, South Maui’s popular biannual dinner promo, Restaurant Week Wailea, takes place at 19 participating resort restaurants, including Bistro Molokini and Humuhumunukunukuapua’a at Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort as well as DUO at Four Seasons Resort Maui, Fabiani’s Wailea, Gannon’s: A Pacific View Restaurant; Humble Market Kitchin at Wailea Beach Resort, Monkeypod Kitchen, Mulligans on the Blue and others. For information and to make reservations, visit www.restaurantweekwailea.com.
FREE LAB SESSION FOR YOUNG SCIENCE GEEKS
Students ranging from grades 6 through 12 are invited to free lab sessions with instruction by lab team Fuzz Box and the Maui Makers from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at Schaefer International Gallery at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. To register, email email@example.com.
FRIDAY, MAY 25
‘ARTIST 2 ARTIST’ BRINGS KAUAI’S BILYEU TO MAUI
Malani Bilyeu, of Kalapana fame, joins Henry Kapono in the “Artist 2 Artist” concert series at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater. Tickets are $35, $45 and $65 (plus applicable fees). For tickets or more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online at www.mauiarts.org.
CRAZY ABOUT GERSHWIN? THEN GO ‘CRAZY FOR YOU’
Guest performer Caleb Teicher, one of the country’s best choreographers and tap dancers, joins the Maui Chamber Orchestra’s presentation of George and Ira Gershwin’s “Crazy For You” at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets range from $27 to $55. For tickets and more information, call 242-6969 or order online at www.mauionstage.com.
MUSIC, DANCE SHOW, KEIKI FUN AT KIHEI TOWN PARTY
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, keiki zone, art, crafts and plenty of great local shopping. Entertainment by Kawika Ortiz, Nevah Too Late, Mondokane featuring Acoustaland, Missy Aguilar and Maui’s Emperado Dance Fitness group. Free parking at Azeka Makai, Kihei Plaza and St. Theresa Church. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
DRINK A PINT AND HELP PROTECT NATIVE BIRDS
Maui Brewing Company hosts a benefit event for Maui’s native and endangered birds from 6 to 10 p.m. at its pub in the Kahana Gateway Shopping Center north of Lahaina. Half of all profits from the sale of house beers go toward protection efforts. For more information, call 573-0280 or visit www.mauiforestbirds.org.
CELEBRATE FOOD CULTURE, MORE AT BARRIO FIESTA
Experience the lively passion of the Philippines and her people with food, games, entertainment, a chance to win airfare to the Philippines and more at the 49th annual Barrio Fiesta from 5 to 10 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Binhi At Ani, Maui Filipino Community Center. Admission is free. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, MAY 26
‘LIVE, LAUGH, HULA!’ AND SEND HAUMANA TO OAHU
Enjoy an evening of hula, Hawaiian music, silent auction and comedy presented by Halau Kekuaokala’au’ala’iliahi and featuring award-winning vocal trio Na Leo Pilimehana with comedy by Andy Bumatai and Maui’s Na Wai Eha beginning at 5:30 p.m. (doors open at 4:30 p.m.) at Baldwin High School in Kahului. The fundraiser will help support 60 students as they prepare for the Queen Lili’uokalani Keiki Hula Competition on Oahu in July. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased from any halau member. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/2063731236990023.
SUNDAY, MAY 27
HONOR LOVED ONES LOST AT ANNUAL LANAI EVENT
Lanai invites Maui County residents and visitors to the third annual Floating Lantern Memorial — a sacred evening in which you float a lantern you’ve decorated in honor of your loved ones — from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Lanai Community Pool and Recreation Center. Event admission and all supplies are free. For more information, call Melissa Champlin at (808) 565-6777.
MONDAY, MAY 28
HOSPICE MAUI SPECIAL MEMORIAL DAY EVENT
Remember those who’ve passed on with music, readings, poems, dove release, light refreshments and more during Hospice Maui’s annual Memorial Day celebration from 9 to 11 a.m. at Keawala’i Congregational Church in Makena. For more information, visit www.hospicemaui.org.
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