Must See: ‘Maui Calls 2018: In Celebration of Hula’

Saturday • Yokouchi Pavillion & A&B Amphitheater

Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka wahine kahiko, MARSHA AGUON photo.

MACC’S SIGNATURE FUNDRAISING GALA AGAIN DELIGHTS ALL THE SENSES.

This year’s theme, “In Celebration of Hula,” promises an evening rich in cultural extravagance as Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s signature gala takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at Yokouchi Pavilion and A& B Amphitheater. The evening begins with a fresh flower lei greeting and Hawaiian music serenade. Mix, mingle and taste pupu created by chefs from top-tier Maui restaurants and enjoy premium wines from boutique wineries. Revel in performances by Kumu Hula Napua Greig and her Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka and Kumu Hula Kamaka Kukona and his Halau O Ka Hanu Lehua. Additional entertainment includes Joel Katz, The Hula Honeys, Jimmy Mac & the Kool Kats and others. Silent and live auctions offer the chance to bid on hundreds of items, from fabulous Hawaii staycations to Chihuly blown glass sea-inspired art to autographed musical instruments and more. Must be 21 or older with valid photo ID. Tickets range from individual “cruiser” pass for $195 to $500 for table seating. Individual and table tickets are only available at www.501auctions.com/mauicalls; table purchases can be coordinated by Naoko Wagner via email or phone to naoko@mauiarts.org or call 243-4225. No sales through the MACC box office.

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