Island Events • June 7, 2018

Featured events this week

Celebrate Global Wellness Day - Outdoor yoga in Wailea • Saturday at Four Seasons Resort Maui, courtesy the resort.

THURSDAY, JUNE 7

LEARN SELF-DEFENSE WITH ZEN VIBE, PEACEFUL MIND

Introductory four-week course in Ki-Aikido, a Japanese martial art based on Zen principles, kicks off from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Maui Ki-Aikido’s Shunshinkan Dojo (194 S. Market St.) in Wailuku. Cost is $40 for the course. For more information or to sign up, visit www.mauiaikido.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 8

HOME SHOW PRESENTS IDEAS FOR MAKEOVERS

ArT=Mixx SUPERNOVA • Saturday, Bryan Berkowitz; photo courtesy the MACC

Construction Industry of Maui presents the 2018 CIM Home Show from 4 to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Saturday at War Memorial Gymnasium in Wailuku. The annual event features vendors and products for home repair and design, from pool companies and painters to landscapers and roofers — and more. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauiconstruction.org.

LAHAINA TOWN PARTY IS FIVE BLOCKS OF BIG FUN

Spanning five blocks (500, 600, 700, 800 and 900 blocks), Lahaina Second Friday Town Party goes off the rails from 5 to 9 p.m. with ono eats, vendor booths, arts and crafts, keiki activities, Zumba, Lahaina merchants and free music and entertainment that includes Johnny Ringo, Kona Lau, Geri Valdriz, Tori Dixon & Shawn, Paul West and others. For more details and expanded schedule, visit www.mauifridays.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 9

GOVERNOR IGE SPEAKS ON NISEI VALUES, LEADERSHIP

The Crystal Method • Sunday • Yokouchi Pavilion at the MACC, courtesy the MACC

Governor David Ige will speak at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center Leadership  Series at 1 p.m. at the Kahili Golf Course Nahele Ballroom in Waikapu. Cost is $35 per person and includes a buffet lunch. For tickets and information, call 244-6862 or email deidre@nvmc.org.

CELEBRATE 15 YEARS OF HULA, CHANT OF HALAU

Experience more than 30 chanters, hula and the rhythmic sound of pahu, or drums, at the 15th anniversary halau show presented by Na Hanona Kulike ‘O Pi’ilani from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Baldwin High School auditorium in Wailuku. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.hanonamaui.org or by calling 249-2421. Food and crafts booths, awa bar and silent auction, plus a free performance by Na Wai ‘Eha at 4 p.m., round out the celebration.

EMBRACE HEALTH ON DAY DEDICATED TO WELLNESS

Get an early start celebrating Global Wellness Day with a guided meditation at 7 a.m. on Wailea Beach, followed by a host of complimentary activities and presentations including yoga, wellness talk story, healthy cooking demo and more as Four Seasons Resort Maui in Wailea “celebrates living well” as part of world-wide recognition of wellness. Reserve your space by calling The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Maui at 874-2925.

ART FUSION, CREATIVITY EXPLODE AT ‘SUPERNOVA’

Galactically inspired performing and visual arts are on display from 7 to 11 p.m. as ArT=Mixx returns to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului with SUPERNOVA. The event takes its cue from and caps the current “Young Creatives” exhibit celebrating the work of Maui students. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Admission is free and open to adults ages 21 and over with valid photo ID. A limited number of VIP tickets allowing express entrance, access to a dedicated cash bar and private restrooms are available for $35 (inclusive of facility fee). For more information or to purchase VIP tickets, call 242-7469, visit the box office or go online at www.mauiarts.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 10

EXPLORE THE UNIQUE ART OF A ‘MAGICAL VISIONARY’

Zariah Art’s mixed media work is a multi-hued blend of dreams, research and narrative as the Reiki master calls upon the “Divine Light of Love” to bless each piece with healing and inspiration. Experience her solo exhibition, “Blessings of the Mythical Goddess,” and meet the artist from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lahaina Arts Society’s Banyan Tree Gallery. The exhibit runs through July 2 with demonstrations in gallery on June 21 and July 3. For more information, call 661-0111 or visit www.lahainaarts.com

SEE THE CRYSTAL METHOD POWER UP FANS AT MACC

Grammy-nominated trailblazing duo of Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland — better known as The Crystal Method — perform their genre-smashing electronic sound at 6 p.m. in the Yokouchi Pavilion & Courtyard at the MACC. Tickets are $20, $25 and $30 with a $5 increase

on day of the show (plus applicable fees). For tickets and information, call 242-7469, visit the box office or go online at www.mauiarts.org.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10

FREE LECTURE EXPLORES ELECTRONIC MUSIC IMPACT

Learn about the historical and social impact of electronic music on art and culture in the early and mid-20th century, as well as the pursuit of new sounds, with electro-acoustic composer and media educator Peter Swanzy from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. at Makawao Public Library. Presented by Ebb & Flow Arts. Admission is free. For more information, call 573-8785 or 876-1854.

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