Island Events • August 23, 2018

Featured events this week

Kihei Fourth Friday Town Party at Azeka Center Mauka, clockwise from top right: Damien Awai, Exergy35, Isa Inca, Brado and Friends, The Mockers and Emperado Dance Fitness; courtesy www.kiheifridays.com.

THURSDAY, AUG. 23

FREE CONCERT SALUTES ICON GLENN CAMPBELL

Jeff Dayton, former guitarist, singer and bandleader for country music superstar Glenn Campbell, remembers the late singer in a free concert beginning at 5 p.m. in the Student Lounge in the Pilina Building at University of Hawaii Maui College in Kahului. The performance is open to the public. For information, call Dr. Keola Donaghy at 984-3570 or visit www.maui.hawaii.edu/music.

FRIDAY, AUG. 24

AUTHOR/ARTIST SHARES HAWAIIAN FLORA/FAUNA

Nick’s Fishmarket Maui at night • 20th anniversary & Kihei Charter School benefit • Saturday; courtesy Nick’s Fishmarket.

The Merwin Conservancy Green Room presentation features artist and author Susan Middleton at 7 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Middleton will share portraits of rare Hawaiian flora and fauna followed by a discussion about marine invertebrates highlighted in her book, “Spineless.” An audience Q&A and book signing follows at courtyard reception. Tickets are $25 and $10 for students with ID. For tickets or more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

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 ono food booths and trucks, arts and crafts, plenty of great local shopping and free entertainment including Damien Awai, The Mockers, Emperado Dance Fitness, Brado and Friends and more. Complimentary parking at Azeka Makai, Kihei Plaza and St. Theresa Church. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

NOTHING PLAIN ABOUT THIS PLEIN AIR ARTIST

Meet and visit with one of Maui’s favorite plein air painters, Carleton, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Village Galleries, 120 Dickenson St., in Lahaina. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 661-4402.

Henry Kapono & Friends • Sunday at A&B Amphitheater at the MACC: pictured from left, Mike Love, Paula Fuga, Makana, Star Kalahiki, Kapono (center with white guitar), Kalani Pe‘a and Josh Tatofi; courtesy Henry Kapono.

SATURDAY, AUG. 25

CELEBRATE LONGEVITY AND NEW BEGINNINGS

Nick’s Fishmarket Maui in the Fairmont Kea Lani in Wailea is the scene of a food, wine and spirits event from 6 to 10 p.m. celebrating the restaurant’s 20th anniversary while raising funds for soon-to-open Kihei Charter School. Tickets are $150 per person and include signature dishes from Nick’s Fishmarket and its sister restaurants, champagne and wine bar, specialty cocktails and entertainment. Call 879-7224 for more information. To purchase tickets, visit www.nfm20.eventbrite.com.

SEE DEMONSTRATION OF LAUHALA WEAVING, MORE

Native Hawaiian artist Lufi Luteru shares her creative endeavors and demonstrates lauhala weaving in a casual, conversational setting from 11 a.m. to noon at Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center in Makawao. Admission is free.

SUNDAY, AUG. 26

MAUI FAVORITE UNITES YOUNG TALENT IN SONG

Henry Kapono & Friends brings together a stellar group of award-winning artists and entertainers in an evening of music, laughter and stories beginning at 5 p.m. (gates open at 4 p.m.) at the MACC’s A&B Amphitheater. The all-star ensemble features Mike Love, Paula Fuga, Star Kalahiki, Brother Noland, John Cruz, Keola Beamer and others. General admission tickets are $40 and $15 for kids ages 2 to 12; $55 and $75 for reserved seating; and $150 for VIP access (plus applicable fees). For tickets or more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org. For more about Kapono and his collaborative album, see BACKSTAGE story.

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