Island Events • October 18, 2018
Featured events this week
THURSDAY, OCT. 18
CUBAN PIANIST LIGHTS UP CASTLE THEATER IVORIES
Cuban pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa, the 34-year-old scion
of an illustrious musical family, takes the Castle Theater stage at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului with his trio, the Harold Lopez-Nussa Trio. Tickets are $30, $50 and $65 (plus applicable fees), with a 10 percent discount for MACC members and half-priced tickets for keiki 12 years of age and younger. For tickets and more information, call 242-7469, visit the box office or go online at www.mauiarts.org.
FRIDAY, OCT. 19
MAKAWAO TOWN PARTY IS SUPER ‘SPOOKTACULAR’
What’s more fun than an Upcountry Halloween-themed party? Makawao Third Friday Town Party celebrates all things October from 6 to 9 p.m. Highlights include fire dancers, Rosalind Modica’s Electric Church Maui “Rock of Ages,” Maui Spider Jump,
Get Up and Dance line dancing group, arts and crafts, onolicious eats, free gift bag for the first 50 costumed keiki 10 years and younger and more. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
SCARY BUT FUN STUFF ON STAGE AT SEABURY HALL
For older kids (and adults) looking for a fright night, Seabury Hall middle students perform “In a Grove: Four Japanese Ghost Stories” at 7 p.m. tonight and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday at the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall campus in Makawao. Halloween treats and beverages offered during intermission. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for students. For information visit www.seaburyhall.org.
MUSIC, GAMES, CRAFTS, MORE AT PUMPKIN FEST
Annual October event, Emmanuel Lutheran School Maui’s Pumpkin Fest, takes place from 4 to 9 p.m. and features a magical lineup of local talent, including John Cruz (4:45 p.m.), Eric Gilliom and Barry Flanagan (5:30 p.m.) and Amy Hanaiali’i (8 p.m.). The family-fun fest also offers games, crafts, a silent auction and, of course, pumpkins. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.els-maui.org.
SATURDAY, OCT. 20
MERRIE MONARCH FEST WINNING HALAU ON STAGE
Mohala Mai 2018 celebration is a magical evening of Hawaiian music and hula with Kumu Hula Napua Greig and Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka takes place at 5:30 p.m. at Castle Theater at the MACC. Guest artists include Na Hoku Hanohano award-winners, Keauhou and Na Hoa. Come early for the silent auction beginning at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $36 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and more information, call 242-7469, go online at www.mauiarts.org or visit the box office.
FETED TRAVEL WRITER GUY SIBILLA HAS BOOK SIGNING
Meet award-winning travel writer Guy Sibilla and have him sign a copy of his new book, “Boarding Passes to Faraway Places,” from 3 to 5 p.m. at Barnes and Noble Booksellers at Maui Marketplace in Kahului. For more information, call 214-6807.
BOOGIE HARD BUT QUIETLY AT SILENT DISCO FOR KEIKI
Kick off the Halloween season with your keiki ages 3 to 14 at Kids Spooktacular Silent Disco from 6 to 8 p.m. at 808 Gymnastics (65 W. Kaahumanu Ave.) in Kahului. Entry fee is $15, which includes headphones (limit 100 tickets). Come in costume and receive
a free glow stick. All kids must be accompanied by an adult.
For information or to purchase tickets in advance, call or text (970) 306-5627.
IT’S ALL BEETHOVEN AT MCO AUTUMN CONCERT
Maui Chamber Orchestra celebrates the music of Beethoven with a special guest, internationally trained pianist Jacopo Giacopuzzi, at 7:30 p.m. tonight and 5 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Performed Beethoven standouts include “Piano Concerto No. 5,” “Symphony No. 4” and “Overture from Eggmont (Opus 84).” Tickets range from $27 to $55. Call 242-6969, visit www.mauionstage.com or www.mauichamberorchestra.org, or head to the theater’s box office for tickets and more information.
MOONLIGHT MELE BENEFIT CONCERT WITH MAUI FAVES
Benefiting the Maui Historical Society, the Moonlight Mele concert begins at 5 p.m. at Hale Ho’ike’ike at the Bailey House in Wailuku, and features music by George Kahumoku, Jr. and friends and performances by University of Hawaii Maui Institute of Hawaiian Music students and Neil Yamamura and the La’au Street String Band. General admission is $5 at the door, with MHS Kia’i members and children admitted free. For more information, call 244-3326.
‘SAFE AND SECURE’ CYBER AWARENESS PROGRAMS
The Hawaii State Public Library System, in partnership with the Hawaii Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security, offers a free, one-hour class with cybersecurity professionals at 10 a.m. at Makawao Public Library and 3 p.m. at Kahului Public Library. Programs include informative Q&A sessions. For more information, call (808) 586-3714.
SUNDAY, OCT. 21
MUSICAL ALL-STARS JOIN ‘LAHAINA STRONG’ CAUSE
A major benefit concert for families displaced by recent westside fires, Lahaina Strong will be presented from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Lahaina Recreation Center. Musicians performing include Willie K, Amy Hanaiali’i, John Cruz, Na Wai Eha, Matagi, Nuff Sedd and Pi’ilani Arias, Ekolu and many others. Low chairs, umbrellas and small coolers are acceptable; no outside food. Park at the baseball fields behind the Lahaina Recreation Center and head to Lahaina Aquatic Center for handicapped-parking spots. Tickets are $20 in advance (tickets available at all Minit Stop locations), $25 the day of the show and kids ages 10 and younger are admitted free. For more information, call 216-0257, 298-4133 or 276-7685.
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