Island Events • July 26, 2018

Featured events this week

Kawika Ortiz • 4th Friday Town Party in Kihei, The Maui News file photo.

THURSDAY, JULY 26

THEATRE THEATRE MAUI’S DYSTOPIAN DICKENS TALE

Witness the adventures of the young orphan, Oliver, in a post-apocalyptic world in Theatre Theatre Maui’s daring production of “Oliver!” at 7 p.m. at Lahaina Gateway Center, Suite 601 (next to Island Ice Cream). Additional performances are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 for ages 13 and older, $7 for ages 3 to 12 and are available in advance at Lahaina Music. Children ages 2 and under admitted free. For more information, call 661-1168 or visit www.ttmwestmaui.org.

MAYORAL CANDIDATES SQUARE OFF IN DEBATE

Realtors Association of Maui hosts mayoral debate from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. There is no cost to attend, however tickets must be reserved in advance by emailing election @ramaui.com or calling 873-8585. The debate will also be aired live on Akaku Channel 53.

Keokea Homestead sign • Saturday in Keokea, courtesy Keokea Marketplace.

YOUNG SIMBA DELIGHTS IN YOUTH THEATER OFFERING

Maui Academy of Performing Arts presents “Disney’s The Lion King JR.” at 7 p.m. tonight through Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall campus in Makawao. Reserved seating tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children; general admission tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children. For tickets or more information, visit www.mauiacademy.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 27

FOURTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY IN KIHEI ROCKS

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, arts and crafts, plenty of great local shopping and free entertainment including Andrew and Jay Molina, Kawika Ortiz Band and Na Hoku Award-winner Halemanu. Complimentary parking at Azeka Makai, Kihei Plaza and St. Theresa Church. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

Scene from a previous Maui Huliau Foundation Film & Food Festival • Saturday at Sugar Beach in North Kihei, Bryan Berkowitz photo.

‘SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN’ STILL STORMING WITH TALENT

Maui OnStage’s presentation of “Singin’ in the Rain,” adapted from the MGM movie musical, keeps it cool with shows at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 5 at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets range from $20 to $40. For tickets or more information, call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 28

YOUNG THESPIANS TACKLE ‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR.’

Maui OnStage Youth Theater presents ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR.” at 11 a.m. today and 1 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children. To purchase tickets, call 242-6969 or order online at www.mauionstage.com.

HO’OLAULE’A PRESENTS SHOPPING, MUSIC, MORE

Keokea Hawaiian Homestead’s fifth annual Ho’olaule’a takes place from 10 am. to 4 p.m. at Keokea Marketplace, located at the 17 mile marker of Kula Highway at Ka’amana Street (a quarter mile past Grandma’s Coffee House). This popular event showcases unique handmade arts and crafts, fresh produce, plate lunches and beverages, tropical flowers, a keiki tent with lauhala weaving and other keiki fun, lomilomi tent featuring practitioner Kawika Davidson, and music by Joe Cano and fellow homesteaders. Admission is free. For more information, call 268-6323 or emailkeokeamarketplace@gmail.com.

FESTIVAL SHINES ON CHEFS, STUDENT FILMMAKERS

Love food? Love films? Old enough to legally imbibe? Check out the Huliau Food & Film Festival, a farm-to-table celebration of local agriculture featuring island chefs and student-produced films, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Sugar Beach Event’s oceanfront venue in north Kihei. Highlights of the popular event include 10 chef-run farm-to-table stations, and cash bar of 100 percent locally-produced cocktails, beer and wine. Guests (21 and older please) will also enjoy live music, a silent auction and a food-themed student film contest. Pre-sale tickets are $95 or $110 at the door, and includes access to all chef stations and one complimentary drink from the bar. All funds raised will benefit Maui Huliau Foundation’s environmental education programs for Maui youth. For tickets and more information, visit www.mauihuliaufoundation.org.

NOTED ASTRONOMY GURU NARRATES MOON CRUISE

Experience Maui’s brilliant full moon on this ocean adventure shoving off at 6:30 p.m. from Maalaea Harbor with special guest narrator Harriet Witt, an international award-winning astronomy writer/speaker known for her entertaining and informative commentary. Drinks, appetizers and dessert included in price. Adult tickets are $69, children ages 3 to 12 are $45 and keiki ages 2 and younger sail for free. For reservations and more information, call 249-8811 x1 or visit www.pacificwhale.org.

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