Island Events • August 9, 2018
Featured events this week
FRIDAY, AUG. 10
SEE ONE-MAN PLAY BASED ON EPIC COLERIDGE POEM
Frank Kane stars in “Albatross,” a one-man play that examines how a 300-year-old sailor cursed with immortality interacts with the modern world. The play, inspired by Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 1798 poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” opens at 7:30 p.m. with additional performances at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $25 (plus applicable fees). To purchase tickets, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or go directly to the box office. For more on “Albatross,” check out Page 5 of this issue.
LAHAINA TOWN PARTY HAS SOMETHING FOR ALL
Lahaina Second Friday Town Party covers five blocks (500, 600, 700, 800 and 900 blocks) and offers big family fun from 5 to 9 p.m. with ono eats, vendor booths, arts and crafts, keiki activities, Lahaina merchants and free music and entertainment including Maui Jam and Avery Asiu. Maui Writers Ink hosts guest authors and book signings at its local authors table. For more details and expanded schedule, visit www.mauifridays.com.
RECEPTION OPENS MAUI YOUTH ART EXHIBITION
Celebrate young creativity at the opening reception of Youth Art Exhibition from 4 to 6 p.m. at Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center in Makawao. The exhibition runs through Aug. 24 and showcases the work of more than 250 youth participating in the Hui’s summer arts program. For more information, visit www.huinoeau.com.
TWO NIGHTS OF WEST MAUI OBON DANCING
Obon dancing lights up Lahaina from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission located at 551 Wainee St. For more information, visit www.lahainahongwanji.com.
SATURDAY, AUG. 11
PUBLIC INVITED TO BLOCK PARTY, ELECTION RESULTS
Join other politically involved individuals from 6 to 11 p.m. for live coverage of the 2018 primary election results, presented by Akaku Maui Community Media, playing out on giant outdoor screens at Akaku Center, 333 Dairy Rd., in Kahului. Meet candidates in person and celebrate your pick’s win. For more information, visit www.akaku.org.
SUPPORT MAUI SCHOOLS AT MAUI OCEAN CENTER
The inaugural fundraiser for Realtors Association of Maui’s nonprofit The Wishing Well…for Maui Students takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. at Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea. “Wishes for Fishes” features live music, dinner and silent auction, plus the luxury of touring the aquarium at your leisure and other special bonuses. Must be 21 years of age and older to attend. Tickets are $100 and are available at www.eventbrite.com/e/wishes-with-fishes-tickets-47239559795.
SUNDAY, AUG. 12
MANA’O RADIO GOES WEST SIDE WITH BIG MUSIC BASH
Mana’o Radio celebrates expanding its reach to West Maui with a Big Splash party featuring performances by Soul Kitchen Maui and YumYum Beast from 2 to 5 p.m. at Longhi’s Lahaina. Cost is $10 at the door, of which 100 percent benefits the listener-supported station. For more information, call 283-6788 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANGELIC VOICES, MOVING MUSIC OPENS NEW SEASON
Maui Chamber Orchestra opens its 2018-19 season collaborating with Cornell University Chamber Singers in a presentation of Joseph Hadyn’s musical opus “Harmoniemesse” for orchestra, chorus and vocal soloists at 3 p.m. at the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $20, $30, $45 and $60 (plus applicable fees) and include an opportunity to talk story with the artists before the concert at 1:30 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 242-7469, go to www.mauiarts.org or visit the box office.
MONDAY, AUG. 13
ONO! GETS CLASSIC WITH SHAKESPEARIAN COMEDY
ONO! returns with a staged reading of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” at 6:30 p.m. in the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. All Ono! performances are free. For more information, visit www.mauionstage.com.
TUESDAY, AUG. 14
EAT A SLICE (OR TWO) OF PIE AND MORE FOR BIRDS
Dive into a tasty flatbread pizza from 5 to 10 p.m. at Flatbread Pizza Company in Paia and help support Maui Forest Birds, an organization dedicated to the conservation and research of Maui’s endangered bird species. The event also includes a small silent auction featuring fun bird items, gift certificates and local art. For more information, call Laura Berthold at 573-0280.
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