Island Events

Island Events • June 13, 2019

THURSDAY, JUNE 13 CAT-AND-MOUSE CAPER ‘SLEUTH’ ENTICES IN KIHEI ProArts Playhouse continues with its mystery “Sleuth” at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. The whodunit continues through June 23 at ProArts Playhouse in Azeka Shopping Center Makai in Kihei. Tickets ...

Must See: Maui Film Festival

LIFE-AFFIRMING FILMS HIT INDOOR AND OUTDOOR SCREENS THIS WEEK. From enigmatic spiritual journeys, such as “Becoming Nobody” about legendary teacher Ram Dass (screening Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater) to the raw talent and tenacity exhibited by Irish actress and musician ...

Island Events • June 6, 2019

THURSDAY, JUNE 6 DELTA BLUES ALIVE AND WELL AT MACC’S McCOY Presented by Blues Bear Hawaii, Chris Thomas King — on tour behind his “Hotel Voodoo” release — shares his undisputed mastery of contemporary and traditional Delta blues at 7:30 p.m. at McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts ...

Must Go: Kapalua Wine & Food Festival

OENOPHILES AND FOODIES FLOCK TO KAPALUA FOR ANNUAL WINE FEST The nation’s longest-running event of its kind, the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival celebrates the latest and most interesting viticulture and culinary trends with four days of sampling, sipping and savoring the finest wines and ...

Island Events • May 30, 2019

FRIDAY, MAY 30 ‘JUNGLE BOOK’ BALLET IS NEW LOOK AT OLD CLASSIC Enjoy a fresh interpretation of the Rudyard Kipling classic as Alexander Academy Performing Company presents “The Jungle Book” ballet at 6 p.m. tonight, 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the ...

Must Go: Maui AgFest & 4-H Lifestock Fair

ANNUAL FESTIVAL CELEBRATES LOCAL FARMING AND SUSTAINABILITY. Touting a revised name and new location, Maui AgFest & 4-H Livestock Fair takes place from 8 to 5 p.m. at War Memorial Complex in Wailuku. Enjoy the added Maui 4-H Youth Livestock Show & Auction, plus fest mainstays such as ...

Island Events • May 23, 2019

FRIDAY, MAY 24 BARRIO FIESTA TURNS 50 WITH THREE-DAY PARTY Barrio Fiesta, a longtime Filipino cultural festival and Maui event staple, celebrates its 50th anniversary with three days of great food, entertainment featuring the comedian HappySlip and others, contests including Miss Barrio ...

Must Go: Maui Matsuri

CELEBRATE JAPANESE CULTURE AND MORE AT ANNUAL MAUI MATSURI. Don’t miss the only Japanese festival on Maui with two days of immersive cultural experiences through dance, music, contests, food and more. Maui Matsuri International Culture Night takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday featuring a ...

Island Events • May 16, 2019

THURSDAY, MAY 16 ERNEST PUA‘A PERFORMS LIVE AT PICNIC FOR POKI Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions foster the aloha spirit with a Hawaiian music concert featuring “Da Barefoot Warrior” Ernest Pua‘a at 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku (103 S. High St.). ...

Must Go: Maui Brewers Festival

ANNUAL MACC FUNDRAISER REGARDED AS ONE OF MAUI’S TOP FESTIVALS Showcasing more than 90 craft brews from more than 40 participating breweries — including 14 from Hawaii — the Maui Brewers Festival from 3:30 to 7 p.m. (2 p.m. for special VIP event) at the MACC is a must for aficionados of ...

Island Events • May 9, 2019

FRIDAY, MAY 10 HAWAII’S MUSIC, CULTURE CELEBRATED IN LAHAINA “Mele Mei Lahaina” is the theme of this month’s Lahaina Second Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. on Front Street, featuring vendor booths, arts and crafts, keiki activities, Lahaina merchants, entertainment by Maui Jam, Napua, Marvin ...

Must Go: Seabury Hall Craft Fair

ANNUAL SPRING RITE FEATURES LOCAL ARTISANS, ONO FOOD AND LIVE MUSIC. Each May, the Seabury Hall Craft Fair attracts thousands to the Olinda Road campus in Makawao for a full day of shopping, perusing, eating, mulling, chatting and dancing to live music. With more than 100 artisans and ...

Island Events • May 2, 2019

THURSDAY, MAY 2 MICHAEL FRANTI BRINGS MUSIC BUILT FOR CHANGE Musician, singer-songwriter, filmmaker and humanitarian Michael Franti — a pioneering force in the music industry — takes the stage with his band, Spearhead, at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center ...

Must See: Cazimero Lei Day Concert

CELEBRATE LEI DAY WITH MUSIC, DANCE AND KUMU HULA ROBERT CAZIMERO Kumu Hula Robert Uluwehi Cazimero returns with his ever-popular Lei Day event, along with the musicians and dancers from his Merrie Monarch Festival-winning Halau Na Kamalei. Enjoy the smooth showmanship, talent and graciousness ...

Island Events • April 25, 2019

THURSDAY, APRIL 25 BARRY RIVERS TALKS FILM FEST AT AKAKU Founder/director of the upcoming Maui Film Festival, Barry Rivers talks story about the film selection and submission process as well as sharing previews of films under consideration while requesting community input from 6 to 7:30 ...

Must See: Tibetan Flutist Nawang Khechog

TIBETAN FLUTE MASTER ENCHANTS WITH SPIRIT-INFUSING SOUNDS OF PEACE. Nawang Khechog, Tibet’s foremost contemporary musician and Grammy-nominated flute player, performs at 3 p.m. in the MACC’S McCoy Studio Theater accompanied by Hawaiian music legend Keola Beamer. As an added bonus, two ...

Island Events • April 18, 2019

THURSDAY, APRIL 18 HOLLIS LEE AND FRIENDS ROCK PICNIC FOR POKI Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions foster the aloha spirit with a Hawaiian music concert featuring Hollis Lee, or Uncle Hollis, and friends at 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku (103 S. High St.). Bring ...

Must See: J Boog & Tarrus Riley – BASH 2019

ISLAND REGGAE SUPERSTAR returns to maui with very special guest. Catch Samoan singer and Hawaii favorite J Boog — a wildly gifted artist who fuses reggae with R&B, hip-hop and rock — when he appears with Jamaican reggae sensation Tarrus Riley, son of veteran singer Jimmy Riley, at 6 ...

Island Events • April 11, 2019

To purchase tickets or request information for events at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or head to the box office (unless otherwise specified in event listing). THURSDAY, APRIL 11 OCEAN / REEF HEALTH TOPIC AT AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON Maui ...

Must See: Sean Dorsey’s ‘Boys in Trouble’

PERFORMANCE TROUPE UNPACKS TOXIC MASCULINITY THROUGH DANCE. Transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey returns to Maui with the new dance show “Boys in Trouble” — an extravaganza of full-throttle dance, raw emotion, irreverent humor and vulnerable storytelling that examines American ...