Island Events • May 31, 2018

Jessica Bartlett, one of the featured performers in “The Little Mermaid” • Fri., Sat. & Sun. at Seabury Hall,photo by Chelsea Fine.

THURSDAY, MAY 31

TALK STORY WITH MAMO AT THE MACC DESIGNERS

Kick off MAMo at the MACC: Wearable Art Show with a free event, “Talk Story with the Designers” featuring Micah Kamohoali’i and Kanoelani Davis, at 6:30 p.m. in the Haynes Meeting Room at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Light refreshments will be served. Get there early for a seat as advance reservations are not accepted. For more information, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

HEAR HOW HAPPIER LIVES HELP MAUI’S MANTA RAYS

Dr. Mark Deakos has studied Hawaii’s largest marine residents, the manta ray, since 2005 and provides insight into their life history, habitats, the threats they face and how we can help at 6 p.m. at the Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea. The event is free. For more information, call 270-7059 or visit www.mauioceancenter.com.

Maui Jim Ocean Shootout • Sat. & Sun. at Kaanapali Beach Hotel, courtesy Murphy O’Brien.

SCREENING ILLUSTRATES NUCLEAR WAR DANGERS

The Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance Committee and Maui Peace Action present a free screening of the 1983 classic “The Day After” starring Jason Robards, John Lithgow and JoBeth Williams at 5:30 p.m. at the Wailuku Public Library. A short discussion follows at 7:30 p.m. about the consequences of a nuclear missile strike. For more information, visit www.mauipeace.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 1

‘LITTLE MERMAID’ RISES AT SEABURY HALL CAMPUS

Alexander Academy Performing Company presents “The Little Mermaid” ballet at 6 p.m. today, 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall campus in Makawao. Tickets are $18 for adults, $10 for children (ages 2 through 12), VIP seats are $28 for adults, $17 for children and are available by phone at (800) 838-3006 or online through www.littlemermaidaapa.brownpapertickets.com. For more information, visit www.alexanderacademy.info.

Matt Del Olmo • Sunday at Casanova, courtesy Mana‘o Radio.

BAWDY TRAVEL THROUGH SPACE AT ‘CYBERLESQUE’

Catch Fuzz Box Productions’ “CYBERLESQUE: A Multimedia Futuristic Fantasy Show” — a rollicking visit to the galaxy’s sexiest nightclubs — at 9 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets range from $20 to $40. For more information or to purchase tickets for any Iao Theater event, call 242-6969 or order online at www.mauionstage.com.

GO COSMICALLY CRAZY AT WAILUKU TOWN PARTY

“Wailuku and Beyond” is the theme of First Friday Town Party from 6 to 9 p.m. on Market Street in downtown Wailuku featuring food booths and trucks, art, crafts and shopping. Highlights include COSMOS: A Maui Space Odyssey’s free screening of sci-fi film “Metropolis” followed by a meet-and-greet with “CYBERLESQUE” performers, Friends of Classic Cars and Hot Rods and Bucks for Ducks Rubber Ducky fundraiser benefiting Ka Lima O Maui. Musical entertainment includes Total Riff Raff, Fuzzy Mayhem Marching Band and Luna Overdrive. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 2

Particle Kid a.k.a. Micah Nelson • Sunday at Casanova, courtesy Mana‘o Radio.

WATER-SPORT ATHLETES COMPETE IN OCEAN RACES

Watch hundreds of elite water athletes compete in the waters fronting the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel today and Sunday for a $50,000 purse in events such as lifeguard-style sprints and co-ed races in the Maui Jim Ocean Shootout presented by Maui Jim Sunglasses. For more information, visit www.mauijimoceanshootout.com.

FEST FEATURES FILMS BY EARTH-FRIENDLY TEENS

The eighth annual Huliau Youth Environmental Film Festival presents seven student-made short environmental films at 7 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. Tickets are $12 for adults ($15 at the door) and $5 for youth ages 18 and younger and college students with valid school ID. Proceeds benefit next year’s Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club. For more information, call 757-2100 or visit www.mauihuliaufoundation.org/festival.

SUNDAY, JUNE 3

ROCKIN’ BENEFIT KEEPS DIAL ON MANA’O RADIO

Mana’o Radio fundraiser brings to the stage a musical smorgasbord from 2 to 5 p.m. at Casanova in Makawao featuring Particle Kid — also known as singer-songwriter and visual artist Micah Nelson — Shea Butter and the Cream with the Matt Del Olmo band opening. Tickets are $7 at the door and benefit Mana’o Radio (KMNO 91.7 FM Maui). For more information or to catch the show live on air, visit www.manaoradio.com.

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