Island Events • October 4, 2018

Featured events this week

Pa‘u riders during 2017 Festivals of Aloha parade in Hana • Festival of Aloha events throughout the week • Hana & Molokai, courtesy Festivals of Aloha.

THURSDAY, OCT. 4

FILM AS TOOL FOR SOCIAL CHANGE AT AKAKU SALON

“How Film Can Be a Tool for Social Change” presented by staff and students of Maui Huliau Foundation as part of Akaku Upstairs Salon series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Akaku Upstairs, 333 Dairy Road in Kahului. RSVP for this free event at 871-5554 or email info@akaku.org.

FINAL DAYS OF PROARTS ‘OTHER DESERT CITIES’

ProArts Playhouse ends its season opener featuring the dysfunctional family saga, “Other Desert Cities,” tonight at 7:30 p.m. through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei’s Azeka Place Makai. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.

Rebelution • Friday at A&B Amphitheater at the MACC, courtesy the MACC.

FRIDAY, OCT. 5

MAUI ONSTAGE’S ‘RUMORS’ CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND

Maui OnStage’s season opener “Rumors” by Neil Simon continues tonight through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. The comedy runs through Oct. 14 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.

REBELUTION HITS MAUI FOR A NIGHT OF REGGAE

Popular reggae band Rebelution hits the stage at 6 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s A&B Amphitheater in Kahului. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tribal Seeds and Hirie will open. Tickets are $29.50, $39.50, $49.50, with a limited number of $89.50 VIP tickets. Prices increase on show day. VIP tickets offer access to premium viewing locations and separate restrooms and beverage areas. For tickets or more information, call 242-7469, go online at www.mauiarts.org or visit the box office.

Kalani Pe‘a • Sunday at the MACC, courtesy the MACC.

‘FALL INTO WAILUKU’ AT POPULAR TOWN PARTY

Enjoy food booths and trucks, arts and crafts, shopping and entertainment from 6 to 9 p.m. on Market Street in downtown Wailuku. Highlights Include artwork by Monica Morakis, Bucks for Ducks fundraiser benefitting Pacific Cancer Foundation, free music by Kuikawa Trio and Nevah Too Late, plus U-Jam and Zumba with DA 808CRU Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

INVESTITURE ON MOLOKAI FOR FESTIVALS OF ALOHA

Royal Court of 2018 receives their royal symbols in a traditional ceremony beginning at 6 p.m. at Mitchell Pauole Center on Molokai. The evening also includes poke and ulu-uala-kalo contests, youth talent contest, off-island entertainment, and food and merchant booths. Free to attend. For more information, contact Raquel Dudoit at (808) 553-3356

MAUI ARTIST SHOWCASES FOUND-ITEMS ARTWORK

Join Taryn Alessandro for a fresh exhibit featuring island-inspired favorites alongside new works from 7 to 10 p.m. at Sargent’s Fine Art Gallery, 802 Front. St., in Lahaina. For more information, call 677-4030 or visit www.sargentsfineart.com.

SATURDAY, OCT. 6

HO’OLAULE’A, PARADE ON MOLOKAI FOR FOA

A one-of-a-kind parade featuring pa’u riders on horseback, country-style floats adorned with exotic flowers and more kicks off at 9 a.m. in Kaunakakai Town, followed by a ho’olaule’a with Hawaiian artisans, games, food booths, traditional and cultural displays and more. Free to attend. For more information, contact Raquel Dudoit at (808) 553-3356.

HANA HONORS FESTIVALS OF ALOHA WITH PARADE

Enjoy a full day of Festivals of Aloha tradition from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hana Ball Park. The festivities begin with Hana’s Royal Court opening the parade featuring pa’u riders, floral floats, vintage cars and custom motorcycles, marching band and more. Ho’olaule’a follows with local food booths, floral and lei contest, makahiki symposium, entertainment, Hawaiian crafters and artisans, presentation of the 2018 Tiny Malaikini Public Service Award and more. Free admission. For more information, email Leinaala Estrella at hanafestivalsofaloha@mail.com.

CATCH HAWAIIAN SINGER KALANI PE’A AT McCOY

Considered one of the best young Hawaiian singers, Kalani Pe’a brings a modern sensibility to his vision of Hawaiian traditions. Hear him perform with special guest Na Wai ‘Eha at 7:30 p.m. at McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC. Tickets are $30 and $45 (plus applicable fees). For tickets or more information, call 242-7469, go to www.mauiarts.org or visit the box office.

SUNDAY, OCT. 7

MORE HANA FOA EVENTS: FISHING, PLAY DAY, SPORTS

Festivals of Aloha events continue in Hana with shore-line fishing contest with check-in at 7 a.m. and weigh-in at noon at Hana Bay, followed by Play Day games for keiki to kupuna from noon to 3 p.m. featuring net throwing, water balloon toss, hula hoop competition, food booths and more. Capping off the day is Sports Night from 4 to 10 p.m. at Ball Park with tennis and volleyball tournaments. For more information, email Leinaala Estrella at hanafestivalsofaloha@mail.com.

MONDAY, OCT. 8

ENJOY HANA FOA ANNUAL LEI AND FLORAL CONTEST

Festivals of Aloha events continue in Hana with annual Lei & Floral Contest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kahanu Gardens. To enter, bring your fresh lei po’o, lei a’i and/or floral arrangement between 10 and 11 a.m. The event also includes a silent auction and garden scavenger hunt. For more information, email Leinaala Estrella at hanafestivalsofaloha@mail.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

LOCAL TALENT SHINES AT HANA ARTS ANNUAL SHOW

Be amazed by Hana’s wealth of homegrown talent from 5 to 9 p.m. outdoors under the Hana moon at Hana Bay. Celebrity judges will award $1,000 in cash prizes in six categories spanning keiki to adult professional. Local food booths on-site. Registration is at 4:30 p.m. For more information, email Leinaala Estrella at hanafestivalsofaloha@mail.com.

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