Island Events • November 8, 2018

Featured events this week

Caitlyn Cambell in “Anything Goes,” PETER SWANZEY photo

THURSDAY, NOV. 8

LEARN BEST PRACTICES FOR SOCIAL SECURITY

A free, one-hour educational presentation addresses retirement planning with regard to Social Security benefits from 6 to 7 p.m. at Wailuku Public Library. For more information, call 243-5766 or email mwacirc@librarieshawaii.org

CATCH FILM ‘LAST FLAG FLYING’ HONORING VETS

Join AARP for a screening of “Last Flag Flying” starring Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne at 3:30 p.m. (doors open at 3 p.m.) at McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are free, but you must register by calling 844-418-2281.

Miss Hula O Na Keiki Brianna Lim-Ryder from last year’s Hula O Na Keiki, AUBREY HORD photo

FRIDAY, NOV. 9

‘BOWLS FOR KEIKI’ HELPS CHILDREN FIGHT CANCER

Fill a bowl and make a difference in a child’s life beginning at 6 p.m. at Nalu’s South Shore Grill. This fundraiser for Pacifc Cancer Foundation Keiki Cancer Program is a collaboration between Nalu’s, Street Bikers United Hawaii Organization, Kimokeo Foundation and Maui Organization of Ceramic Artists, which created the decorative bowls. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased at www.pacificcancerfoundation.org/bowlsforkeiki. For more information, visit the website or call 242-7661.

CHINESE HERITAGE FETED AT LAHAINA TOWN PARTY

Celebrate the legacy of Chinese immigration to Maui at the Chinese Heritage Festival from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Wo Ming Museum. Presented by the Lahaina Restoration Foundation, the event honors Dr. Sun Yat-Sen as the “Father of Modern China” and showcases a “Taste of China” featuring Chinatown delights. Additional highlights at Lahaina Second Friday Town Party include ono eats, vendor booths, arts and crafts, keiki activities and entertainment from 5 to 9 p.m. along five blocks of Lahaina’s popular Front Street. For more details and expanded schedule, visit www.mauifridays.com.

Cast of “Pakalolo Sweet,” courtesy the MACC

‘PAKALOLO SWEET’ LIGHTS UP MARIJUANA GROWERS

Presented by Kumu Kahua Theatre, “Pakalolo Sweet” is a play chronicling a night in the life of a young Hawaiian man descended from a line of local pot cultivators. Performances are 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday at the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater and contain adult themes. Tickets are $28 (plus applicable fees) and available by visiting the box office, calling 242-7469 or ordering online at www.mauiarts.org.

KEIKI HULA COMPETITION RETURNS FOR 28TH YEAR

Hawaiian culture is the focus of the 28th annual Hula O Na Keiki solo hula competition kicking off with the Hawaiian Festival of Arts & Crafts at 8 a.m. today and Saturday at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel, followed by hula competitions in the afternoon on both days. Also enjoy perusing the Manaola pop-up shop open both days. Weekend tickets are $45 and can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com; single-day tickets are $20 ($25 for premium) and may be purchased at the door. For more information, visit www.kbhmaui.com/hawaii-culture/hula-o-na-keiki or call 661-0011.

SATURDAY, NOV. 10

ICELANDIC ARTIST PLAYS MAKAWAO UNION CHURCH

Visiting from Iceland, musician and guitarist Ogmundur Thor Johannesson performs a free concert at 7:30 p.m. at Makawao Union Church. Presented by Ebb & Flow Arts, the concert features recent music from Iceland, as well as works by Astor Piazzolla, Toru Takemitsu, William Anderson and Johannesson. Pre-concert discussion begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 876-1854 or visit www.ebbandflow arts.org.

‘ANYTHING GOES’ THIS WEEKEND AT SEABURY

Seabury Hall Performing Arts opens its 30th anniversary season with Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” — a musical-comedy set on an ocean liner and featuring many of Porter’s most popular songs — at 7 p.m. tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday with additional peformances at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 17 at the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall campus in Makawao. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and $7 for students (with $2 discounts if purchased in advance). For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit www.seaburyhall.org.

TUESDAY, NOV. 13

DINE OUT FOR HOPSICE MAUI AT SELECT VENUES

From South Maui to West Maui and Upcountry, local restaurants invite you to the ninth annual Dine Out for Hospice Maui with a portion of all proceeds benefiting Hospice Maui. Visit www.hospicemaui.com for a list of participating restaurants.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14

HUKILAU FOR MACC AND YAMAGUCHI ANNIVERSARY

Celebrate with James Beard award-winning chef Roy Yamaguchi and other preeminent chefs from top-tier restaurants and eateries while supporting the MACC’s arts, education and events from 6 to 9 p.m. at Humble Market Kitchin in Wailea. Tickets are $108 (inclusive of tax/gratuity) and available at www.royyamaguchi.com/events or by calling 879-4655.

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