Island Events • October 11, 2018

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Crooner John Wilt • Today at MACC, courtesy the MACC.

THURSDAY, OCT. 11

CROONER JOHN WILT SINGS TONY BENNETT CLASSICS

Singer John Wilt presents a one-man show featuring 30 classic Tony Bennett songs, including favorites such as “I Left My Heart in San Francisco,” “The Best is Yet to Come,” “Days of Wine and Roses,” and others, at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Brief historical film clips of Bennett’s remarkable career top off the two-hour show. Tickets are $25 (plus applicable fees) with proceeds benefiting the Maui Academy of Performing Arts. For information and tickets, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or head to the box office.

FRIDAY, OCT. 12

MAUI ONSTAGE’S ‘RUMORS’ CONCLUDES THIS WEEKEND

Singing duo of Lehua Kalima and Shawn Kekoa Pimental • Saturday at McCoy Studio Theater, courtesy the MACC.

Maui OnStage’s season opener “Rumors” by Neil Simon hits the stage with its final weekend offering shows tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. The comedy plays at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. To purchase tickets for any Iao Theater event, call 242-6969 or order online at www.mauionstage.com.

SCAVENGER HUNT KICKS OFF HALLOWEEN SEASON

Head to Lahaina Loft for a Halloween-themed, character-driven, mystery-solving scavenger hunt entitled “Skoobz & The Front Street Werewolf” presented by Lahaina Loft from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the venue on 736 Front St. in Lahaina. Cost to participate is $52 per child (limited to 50 and accompanying adults are admitted free) and includes light refreshments, goodie bags, photo booth and more. For more information, visit www.lahainaloft.com or email dbeventsmaui@gmail.com.

FESTIVALS OF ALOHA ‘ULU COOKING COMPETITION

Part of Hana’s Festivals of Aloha activities, the ‘Ulu Cook-Off takes place at 6 p.m. at Kahanu Gardens and includes professional chefs demonstrating top ulu recipes. Food booths are available and open to the public. For more information, visit www.festivalsofaloha.com/2018-schedule-of-events.

LAHAINA TOWN PARTY IS BIG FUN FOR EVERYONE

Lahaina Second Friday Town Party covers five blocks (500, 600, 700, 800 and 900 blocks) and offers festive 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, Kupaoa (Cambell Park main stage), Evan Schulman (Pioneer Inn), Johnny Ringo (Cool Cat Cafe). Paul West (Fleetwood’s on Front Street) and more. Maui Writers Ink hosts guest authors and book signings, and you can meet. For more details and expanded schedule, visit www.mauifridays.com.

SATURDAY, OCT. 13

MAUI HEROES HONORED AT ANNUAL AKAKU EVENT

Three of Maui Nui’s favorite heroes, former Maui County Councilwoman and Chair Gladys Baisa, former Maui Economic Development Board CEO Jeannie Skog and the dynamic storyteller and treasured kupuna, Uncle Les Kuloloio, will be feted at Akaku’s annual celebration from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Akaku Maui Community TV campus, 333 Dairy Rd., Ste. 104, in Kahului. Event is free and includes entertaining emcees, music by the Andy Kaina band with surprise guests, dancing and more. For additional information, visit www.akaku.org.

HAWAIIAN DUO PRESENTS PURITY OF MUSIC, ROOTS

Award-winning recording star Lehua Kalima and musical artist Shawn Kekoa Pimental have been performing as a duo since 2011 with a purity of music and Native Hawaiian culture that sets them apart from other similar duos. Catch them at 7:30 p.m. at the McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC. Tickets are $30 (plus applicable fees). For information and tickets, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or head to the box office.

ANNUAL ARTHUR T. UEOKA MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNEY

It’s time again for the annual Arthur T. Ueoka Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament featuring shotgun, two-person scramble format. Registration is a 11 a.m. with play beginning at noon at Maui Nui Golf Club in Kihei. Cost is $125 per person, which includes golf, cart, lunch and award dinner. For more information, contact Gary Robert at 667-7741.

FESTIVALS OF ALOHA IN HANA HAS HO’OLAULE’A

Enjoy a special evening of local cuisine and entertainment at Festivals of Aloha Ho’olaule’a from 6 to 10 p.m. at Hana Bay. For more information, email hanafestivalsofaloha@mail.com or visit www.festivalsofaloha.com/2018-schedule-of-events.

SUNDAY, OCT. 14

WATCH AND CHEER ON FAV RUNNERS AT MARATHON

Love runners? Check out the 48th annual Maui Marathon taking off at 5 a.m. in front of the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel in Kaanapali. While registration for participants is closed, it’s a fun weekend that includes a new Health & Fitness Expo held on-site Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.mauimarathon.com.

LEARN ABOUT WHALE SHARKS AT MOC TALK

Those interested in whale sharks should attend the Sea Talk: Using Citizen Science to Study Whale Sharks throughout the Hawaiian Islands from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea. The presentation will provide an overview of the biology of whale sharks and their global conservation status, while highlighting the preliminary findings from the citizen science project. Event is free. For more information contact Amy Fonarow at 270-7059 and afonoraw@mauioceancenter.com or visit www.mauioceancenter.com.

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