Island Events

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 ...

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 ...