Island Events

Island Events • August 9, 2018

FRIDAY, AUG. 10 SEE ONE-MAN PLAY BASED ON EPIC COLERIDGE POEM Frank Kane stars in “Albatross,” a one-man play that examines how a 300-year-old sailor cursed with immortality interacts with the modern world. The play, inspired by Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 1798 poem, “The Rime of the ...

Must See: Home Free in concert

HEAR NASHVILLE STANDARDS AND COUNTRY-DIPPED POP A CAPELLA. This engaging five-man vocal group and country sensation hits the Castle Theater stage at 7:30 p.m. at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Known for their show-stopping performances that mix quick humor with instrument-free ...

Island Events • August 2, 2018

THURSDAY, AUG. 2 VIEW WAHI PANA AUWAHI EXHIBIT BEFORE IT’S GONE Stunning exhibit by local artists tasked with creating work representing the Auwahi dry forest closes Friday. See it today and Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center in Makawao. For more ...

Must See: ‘North of Nightfall’ Hawaii Premiere

ADVENTURE FILM CHRONICLES MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDERS IN ARCTIC CIRCLE. “North of Nightfall” is a must-see for fans of extreme sports and lovers of rugged nature films. The glaciers on Axel Heiberg Island, high in the Arctic Circle and generally devoid of human life, provide an environment of ...

Island Events • July 26, 2018

THURSDAY, JULY 26 THEATRE THEATRE MAUI’S DYSTOPIAN DICKENS TALE Witness the adventures of the young orphan, Oliver, in a post-apocalyptic world in Theatre Theatre Maui’s daring production of “Oliver!” at 7 p.m. at Lahaina Gateway Center, Suite 601 (next to Island Ice Cream). ...

Must See: The Mayjah Rayjah 2018 Music Festival

ISLAND MUSIC FEST EXPLODES WITH BIGGEST, MOST IMPRESSIVE LINEUP YET. This is a must-do, must-see, must-hear for lovers of island-flavored, reggae-inspired sounds with an all-star lineup anchored by New Zealand’s reggae heavy-weights, Katchafire and Toronto’s reggae fusion sensation, ...

Island Events • July 19, 2018

THURSDAY, JULY 19 ENJOY PICNIC FOR POKI AT LUNCHTIME IN WAILUKU Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions will present The Maui Jam Band, featuring Na Hoku Hanohano nominee Al Nip, who has been playing Hawaiian music on island since the 1970s. The free Picnic for Poke concert begins at 11 ...

Must See: Marlon Wayans

LITTLE BROTHER MARLON WAYANS BRINGS BIG COMEDY TO THE MACC STAGE. Actor, producer, comedian, writer and film director, Marlon Wayans hits the stage with his standup act at 7:30 p.m. at the Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Wayans first-ever stand-up comedy ...

Island Events • July 12, 2018

THURSDAY, JULY 12 EXPERIENCE CORAL REEF REGENERATION UP CLOSE Rice coral reefs expected to spawn take the spotlight from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea. The Incredible Corals: Night at the Aquarium features evening admission to MOC with live entertainment, lecture by coral ...

Must See: ‘Paw Patrol Live! – Race to the Rescue’

LOVE NICKELODEON’S CUTEST PUPS? HOOF IT TO THE MACC FOR ‘PAW PATROL LIVE!‘ Presented by Pedigree, “PAW Patrol Live!” brings Ryder and everybody’s favorite pups — Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, Skye and Everest — to Maui from July 13 to 15 for six shows depicting the ...

Island Events • July 5, 2018

THURSDAY, JULY 5 CATCH FINAL DAYS OF ‘SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR’ ProArts Playhouse’s romantic comedy, “Same Time, Next Year,” presents final weekend with performances at 7:30 tonight through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the ProArts Playhouse located at Azeka Place Makai in Kihei. ...

Must Do: Makawao Rodeo & Rodeo Parade

COWBOY UP AND CATCH THE 63RD MAKAWAO RODE0 AND RODEO PARADE. If you’re a fan of the paniolo mystique, you won't want to miss this annual Upcountry tradition presented by Maui Roping Club. Held at Oskie Rice Arena, the weekend features bull riding, steer chasing, horse racing and other ...

Island Events • June 28, 2018

THURSDAY, JUNE 28 EXPLORE ‘A LIFE IN MUSIC’ WITH RENOWNED ARTIST Notable guitarist Lee Eisenstein discusses his life in music and performs various songs in “A Life in Music” presentation at 6:30 p.m. at Wailuku Public Library. Admission is free. For more information, visit ...

Must See: Fourth of July Festivities

CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY WITH FIREWORKS, MUSIC, MAGICIANS AND MORE Lahainatown Action Committee ignites the night skies over the historic West Maui town at 8 p.m. Wednesday with Fourth of July fireworks. Throughout the day, enjoy crafts, music, magicians, balloon artists, face painting and ...

Island Events • June 21, 2018

THURSDAY, JUNE 21 ENJOY PICNIC FOR POKI AT LUNCHTIME IN WAILUKU Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions will feature Mele Fong and Richard Tom, “The Hawaiian Serenaders,” during the free Picnic For Poke concert beginning 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. Roselani ...

Must See: Kaulana ‘O Na Wai ‘Eha

HONOR AND CELEBRATE THE RESTORATION OF STREAMS AND THE RETURN OF AGRICULTURE IN THE NA WAI ‘EHA REGION. Join Hui o Na Wai ‘Eha from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Maui Tropical Plantation for Kaulana ‘o Na Wai ‘Eha, a free event honoring and celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Na Wai ...

Island Events • June 14, 2018

THURSDAY, JUNE 14 EXPLORE CULTURES, ERAS AND WORLDS AT FILM FEST From surf culture and teenage angst to the wild savannahs of Africa and the feral thrust of the world’s mountains, the Maui Film Festival takes you off island without ever boarding a boat or a plane. Catch individual films or ...

Must See: ‘Toes in the Sand’ free screening of short films

ENJOY COOL SAND, STARRY SKIES, A SOFT BREEZE AND SELECTED SHORTS. Among the most popular events associated with Maui Film Festival is the complimentary community screening from 8 to 10:30 p.m. on beautiful Wailea Beach near Four Seasons Resort Maui. This year, “Toes in the Sand” ...

Must Do: Kapalua Wine & Food Festival

CULINARY EXTRAVAGANZA OFFERS FOUR DAYS OF BLISSFUL INDULGENCE. The most popular and enduring event of its kind, Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, a collaboration of Kapalua Resort partners, celebrates Hawaii’s epicurean mastery from noon to 10 p.m. today through Sunday with a cornucopia of ...

Island Events • June 7, 2018

THURSDAY, JUNE 7 LEARN SELF-DEFENSE WITH ZEN VIBE, PEACEFUL MIND Introductory four-week course in Ki-Aikido, a Japanese martial art based on Zen principles, kicks off from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Maui Ki-Aikido’s Shunshinkan Dojo (194 S. Market St.) in Wailuku. Cost is $40 for the course. For ...