Island Events • November 1, 2018

Featured events this week

King K. High School's 'Romeo and Juliet' • Opens Friday • Pukalani Danny Pieper and Anastasia Morales-Middleton, courtesy King Kekaulike Drama Club

THURSDAY, NOV. 1

MALAMALAMA MAUI PROJECT EXPLORED

Maui resident and creative artist Lehua Simon tells the story of the Malamalama Maui project, a two-year initiative to illuminate agricultural solutions following the close of the sugar factory on Maui, by showcasing the media and artwork generated by project participants 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.

PASSIONATE IGGY JANG TAKES LEAD IN ‘TANGO’

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra Concert Master Iggy Jang directs musicians in “Tango Extravaganza” with award-winning dancers Guillermo Merlo and Fernanda Ghi at 7:30 p.m. in the Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $35 (plus applicable fees), with a 10 percent discount for MACC members and half price for children 12 years of age and younger. For tickets and more information, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or head to the box office.

‘Tango Extravaganza’ • Tonight • Castle Theater at the MACC Guillermo Merlo and Fernanda Ghi dance the tango. Alexander Prischepov photo

FRIDAY, NOV. 2

CHECK OUT KING K.’S SPIN ON ‘ROMEO AND JULIET’

King Kekaulike Drama Club takes on William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” opening tonight at 7 p.m. with additional performances at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 10 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11 at the King Kekaulike Performing Arts Center on the King Kekaulike High School campus in Pukalani. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students, and are available at the box office 30 minutes before showtime. For more information visit www.kingkekaulike.com.

HIT WAILUKU TOWN PARTY FOR MUSIC, ART, FOOD, FUN

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 free entertainment by Nevah Too Late, Adaptations Dance Theater, Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole with Shawn Pimental, Luna Overdrive and Get Up & Dance, plus Dia de Los Muertos Art Show and seasonal pop-up, All PONO Store open through Christmas Eve. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

Holoholo Ka‘a • Sunday • Kahului • courtesy Punana Leo o Maui

SATURDAY, NOV. 3

MAUI HOMESTEAD SUMMIT ON RANCHING , FARMING

A daylong puwalu, or conference, featuring farming- and ranching-related talks takes place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Upcountry at He Piko No Waiohuli community center, 881 Lau’ie Drive (turn right at Mile Marker 15 off Kula Highway). Highlights include Maui County Farm Bureau Ag Resources workshop, luncheon keynote discussion on all things taro, Waiehu climate change impacts, a feast, music and more. Admission is free. For more information, call 276-2713, email paupena.kekoa@gmail.com or visit www.paupena.org.

FREE BASKETBALL CLINIC, GAMES AT BALDWIN GYM

Baldwin High School boys basketball program is offering a day of hoops fun for boys and girls in grades 4 through 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Baldwin High School’s Jon Garcia Gymnasium. There is no charge for participation in the youth clinic, however permission forms and liability waivers must be signed and submitted by parents or guardians. For more information or to register, visit www.baldwinhoops.com.

FALL RUMMAGE SALE AT ST. RITA CHURCH, HAIKU

St. Rita Church holds its annual fall rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 655 Haiku Rd. and features great rummage items, fresh produce, plants, breads, hot and cold food, entertainment by Wayne Freitas and friends, and a silent auction highlighted with items such as resort stays, tools, jewelry, hair stylists and more. For more information, call 575-2601 or visit http://stritahaiku.com.

VOTING HELP OFFERED FOR PARENTS OF YOUNG KEIKI

“Keiki to the Polls,” an all-day event hosted by the Maui Women’s March and The Mauimama, encourages voting in the November elections through education and assistance from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku on the last day of early voting. For more information, call 283-6631 or visit www.mauimama.com.

SUNDAY, NOV. 4

HEAVY MACHINERY COMES OUT FOR KIDS TO EXPLORE

Holoholo Ka’a, the hands-on event where youth and the young at heart can climb aboard, take photos with and experience everything from emergency vehicles to farm equipment and busses, takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at University of Hawaii – Maui College parking lot. Hosted by Punana Leo o Maui, cost is $1 with food and drink available for purchase. For more information, call 446-0485 or email kahealaniakana@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7

PRESENTATION ON STATUS OF MAUI STREAMS, MORE

Aquatic biologist Skippy Hau discusses Maui’s streams, estuaries and native fresh-water species from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Pacific Whale Foundation’s Discovery Center. Free admission. For information, visit www.pacificwhale.org

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