Island Events

Island Events • May 31, 2018

THURSDAY, MAY 31 TALK STORY WITH MAMO AT THE MACC DESIGNERS Kick off MAMo at the MACC: Wearable Art Show with a free event, “Talk Story with the Designers” featuring Micah Kamohoali‘i and Kanoelani Davis, at 6:30 p.m. in the Haynes Meeting Room at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center ...

Must See: MAMo at the MACC: Wearable Art Show

EXPERIENCE INNOVATIVE DESIGNS INSPIRED BY THE ELEMENTS OF NATURE. Maui Arts & Cultural Center and the PA‘I Foundation present MAMo at the MACC for the fifth consecutive year featuring emcees Kumu Hula Vicky Takamine and Kumu Hula Robert Cazimero. A component of the Maoli Arts Movement, ...

Island Events • May 24, 2018

THURSDAY, MAY 24 FINAL DAYS OF DINING AT RESTAURANT WEEK WAILEA Today through Saturday, South Maui’s popular biannual dinner promo, Restaurant Week Wailea, takes place at 19 participating resort restaurants, including Bistro Molokini and Humuhumunukunukuapua‘a at Grand Wailea, A Waldorf ...

Must Do: ‘Blossoms for the Brave’

ANNUAL LEI-MAKING EVENT HONORS VETERANS. Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend by participating in something meaningful — Maui County’s annual “Blossoms for the Brave” — from 9 a.m. to noon on the front lawn of the County Building in Wailuku. The lei-making event, co-hosted by Kaunoa ...

Island Events • May 17, 2018

THURSDAY, MAY 17 HEAR HAWAIIAN MUSIC AT PICNIC FOR POKI CONCERT Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions present Hawaiian artist Pamela Polland, founder of traditional Hawaiian music group Keaolani at 11 a.m. during Picnic for Poki at the Historic Ka‘ahumanu Church in Wailuku. Enjoy fresh ...

Must Do: 10th annual Brewer’s Festival

THIS FAV MAUI FESTIVAL CELEBRATES LOCAL BREWS, MUSIC AND ONO EATS. Help support the MACC’s Hawaiian culture, community enrichment and education programs by hoisting a glass of local- and nationally-brewed beer or a variety of other hard and soft drinks from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the A&B ...

Island Events • May 10, 2018

THURSDAY, MAY 10 ‘PEANUTS’ IS TASTY TREAT AT PROARTS PLAYHOUSE ProArts Playhouse concludes “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 7:30 p.m. with additional performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Tickets are $26. For ...

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 3, 2018

THURSDAY, MAY 3 CATCH ‘PEANUTS’ ANTICS AT PROARTS PLAYHOUSE ProArts Playhouse continues “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 7:30 p.m. with additional performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays through May 13 at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Tickets are ...

Must See: Ukulele duo Honoka & Azita

HONOKA & AZITA AND OTHER ARTISTS ENTERTAIN AT MAUI MATSURI FESTIVAL. Catch Honoka & Azita — 2013 International Ukulele Contest Grand Champions and Na Hoku Hanohano award-winners — at 7:50 p.m. Friday and 6:20 p.m. Saturday during the entertainment extravaganza in celebration of the ...

Island Events • April 26, 2018

THURSDAY, APRIL 26 CATCH ‘PEANUTS’ ANTICS AT PROARTS PLAYHOUSE ProArts Playhouse continues “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 7:30 p.m. with additional performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays through May 13 at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Tickets ...

Dine Out for Pets • Monday ~ Island-Wide

EAT AN ONO MEAL, HELP MAUI’S HOMELESS ANIMALS. Maui Humane Society is celebrating National Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet Day with its first Dine Out for Pets. Participating restaurants — from Down The Hatch and The Dirty Monkey in Lahaina and Upcountry’s Kula Bistro and Casanova to Charley’s ...

Island Events • April 19, 2018

THURSDAY, APRIL 19 ARTIST 2 ARTIST RETURNS WITH KAPONO, SANTOS Multiple Na Hoku Award-winner Henry Kapono takes the stage with Hawaiian singer-songwriter Jerry Santos at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului as part of the Artist 2 Artist concert ...

World Penguin Day Celebration • Wednesday • Hyatt Regency Maui

AFRICAN BLACK-FOOTED PENGUINS SUIT UP FOR WORLD PENGUIN DAY. Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa — the state’s only resort with an on-site penguin habitat — celebrates World Penguin Day at the resort in Kaanapali with a special feeding at 9:30 a.m. of seven crazy-cute African black-footed ...

Island Events • April 12, 2018

FRIDAY, APRIL 13 FUN CARNIVAL VIBES AT SACRED HEARTS BAZAAR Enjoy two days of shopping, eating, playing, cuddling, bouncing and fun at the 46th Annual Sacred Hearts School Bazaar from 4 to 10 p.m. today and Saturday on the school campus in Lahaina. Activties include laser tag, carnival ...

Vieux Farka Toure • Tonight • MACC

CATCH THE “HENDRIX OF THE SAHARA” IN CONCERT. Virtuoso African guitarist Vieux Farka Toure makes his Maui debut at 7:30 p.m. in the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. The son of legendary Malian guitar player Ali Farka Toure, who was known as “godfather of ...

Island Events • April 5, 2018

TODAY, APRIL 5 POP A CORK AT CLIFF HOUSE POP-UP BAR Love great Champagne? Check out Champagne Hale Veuve Clicquot pop-up bar and lounge today through April 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cliff House at Montage Kapalua Bay. Enjoy a variety of Champagnes perfectly paired with seasonal bites. No ...

Chinese Kite Festival • Friday & Saturday • Lahaina

CELEBRATE THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF KITES DURING NATIONAL KITE MONTH. Kite lovers, don’t miss two days of family-friendly fun wrapped around the joys of kiting. On Friday, view kites from around the world, find kites to purchase, and see presentations on Chinese kites and East Indian ...

Island Events • March 29, 2018

TODAY, MARCH 29 HAIME MEYER, OTHERS IN FREE CONCERT IN LAHAINA Popular island musicians Haime Meyer, Wilson Kanaka‘ole and Brian Haia perform outdoors from 6 to 7:30 p.m. as part of Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian music series. Limited seating on the lawn; ...

Must See: Hawaiian singer Kuana Torres Kahele

KUANA TORRES KAHELE’S FALSETTO INVOKES THE SPIRIT OF HAWAIIAN MUSIC. With his multi-Hoku Award-winning band Na Palapalai, Kuana Torres Kahele helped revitalize traditional Hawaiian music. A former student of famed Hilo kumu hula, Johnny Lum Ho, Kahele has been acclaimed for his original ...