Island Events

Island Events • April 4, 2019

THURSDAY, APRIL 4 HIP-HOP HITS MAUI WITH EVOLVED ATMOSPHERE Hip-hop’s Atmosphere has not only survived two decades of making music, but continues to thrive. Catch the dynamic group perform at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $29.50 and ...

Must See: ‘Annie’ the musical

FOLLOW THE ANTICS OF THE PRECOCIOUS ANNIE IN BELOVED MUSICAL. King Kekaulike High School presents the classic Tony-Award winning musical “Annie,” based on the comic strip “Little Orphan Annie, at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through April 13, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at the King ...

Island Events • March 28, 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 28 BILL KIRCHEN AND HIS TRIO PLAY VALLEY ISLE Grammy-nominated musician Bill Kirchen and his trio perform at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. A founding member of Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Kirchen is touring ...

Must See: ‘Once on This Island JR.’

MORTALS AND DEITIES MINGLE IN MAUI ONSTAGE YOUTH THEATER OFFERING. Gods and goddesses meddle in the lives of mortals in Maui OnStage Youth Theater’s presentation of “Once on This Island JR.” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. This ...

Island Events • March 21, 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 21 TABLA AND SITAR CREATE MAGICAL MUSIC TOGETHER Tabla master Zakir Hussain and sitarist Niladri Kumar come together in a stellar performance at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Those attending are requested to arrive by showtime. ...

Must See: Ana Vidovic

Croatian guitar virtuoso brings her elite talent to macc stage. Ana Vidovic may qualify as a musical savant of sorts. Picking up the guitar at the tender age of five, Vidovic was performing internationally at 11 years old and attending the prestigious National Musical Academy in Zagreb, ...

Island Events • March 14, 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 14 LAST CHANCES FOR SOME ‘BLACK COMEDY’ AND MORE ProArts concludes “Black Comedy” and a special presentation of “ ’dentity Crisis” at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Tickets are $26 and available by calling ...

Must See: L.A. Dance Project

L.A. Dance project artist collective promises to wow audiences. Former Paris Opera Ballet artistic director, Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed the film “Black Swan, founded the L.A. Dance Project artist collective which hits the Maui stag at 7:30 p.m. in the Castle Theater at the MACC. ...

Must Do: Taste of school gardens

Taste of School Gardens HIGHLIGHTS locally grown ingredients. Benefiting Grow Some Good's school garden program, which connects more than 4,000 Maui students to local food sources through hands-on, outdoor learning experiences, takes place from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Maui Tropical Plantation in ...

Island Events • March 7, 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 7 BRIGHTEN YOUR DAY WITH A BIT OF BLACK COMEDY Laugh until your tummy hurts while enjoying two one-act plays, “Black Comedy” and “ ’dentity crisis,” by award-winning playwrights beginning at 7:30 p.m. at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. The former is an uproarious ...

Must See: Jacob Jonas The Company

MIX OF CONTEMPORARY BALLET, BREAK DANCING AND ACROBATICS STUNS. Helmed by its 26-year-old namesake, Jacob Jonas The Company has garnered international esteem for honest storytelling, visceral performances and visual content creation. Named one of “12 standout companies of 2018” by the ...

Island Events • February 28, 2019

THURSDAY, FEB. 28 KAPONO WELCOMES YOU TO HIS MUSICAL PARADISE Henry Kapono — a household name throughout Hawaii and the Pacific — shares his range of musical expression in his solo album, “Welcome 2 My Paradise,” at 7:30 p.m. at McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural ...

Island Events • February 21, 2019

THURSDAY, FEB. 21 PICNIC FOR POKI FEATURES LIVE HAWAIIAN MUSIC Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions bring the spirit of aloha with a Hawaiian music concert at 11 a.m. at Waikapu Community Center, 22 E. Waiko Rd. this month. Location has changed due to rainy weather. This month’s ...

Must See: Saturday • Mardi Gras Maui

LET GOOD TIMES ROLL AT MAUI AIDS FOUNDATION BENEFIT: Put on your favorite mask, beads and ‘Nawlins-style costume at Mardi Gras Maui that kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday at King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu. Or you can pick up masks and beads right there. The Maui AIDS Foundation benefit will ...

Island Events • February 14, 2019

THURSDAY, FEB. 14 SHOW YOUR LOVE WITH A LITTLE ‘SLACK ROCK’ A protege of Hawaiian slack key guitar legends, Makana fans the flames of love with his distinctive fusion of bluegrass, rock, blues and raga — coined “slack rock” — at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui ...

Must See: Hawaii Youth Symphony and Raiatea Helm

HAWAII’S FINEST YOUNG MUSICIANS PERFORM IN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Maui students and the public have the rare delight of observing the Hawaii Youth Symphony in action, accompanied by Hawaiian musician and Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winner Raiatea Helm, at a free President’s Day concert at 4 p.m. ...

Island Events • February 7, 2019

THURSDAY, FEB. 7 TWO PREMIER CLASSICAL STRING QUARTETS IN ONE In a Maui first, two world-renowned classical string quartets, the Prazak Quartet and the Zemlinsky Quartet, perform pieces from Strauss, Brahms and Mendelssohn at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & ...

Island Events • January 31, 2019

THURSDAY, JAN. 31 SOUTH AFRICAN GUITARIST BLENDS STRINGS, GENRES A classical guitarist from South Africa, Derek Gripper offers a fresh approach to music based on the sound of the kora — a 21-stringed West African lute — at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & ...

Must See: ART=MIXX: ECOEVOLUTION

OCEAN ECOLOGY COMES ALIVE IN A FUSION OF PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS ECOEVOLUTION, the latest incarnation of the popular ArT=Mixx interactive social mixer for adults returns with its intoxicating blend of visual, video, performance and interactive art — plus music fashion and dance — from 7 ...

Island Events • January 24, 2019

THURSDAY, JAN. 24 FINAL DAYS TO CATCH ‘IT’S ONLY A PLAY’ AT PROARTS ProArts “It’s Only A Play” — a glimpse into the angst experienced by theater folk — ends its run with performances at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday at ProArts Playhouse in Azeka ...