Island Events

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 ...

Island Events • March 22, 2018

TODAY, MARCH 22 LOCAL PHOTOJOURNALIST SHARES ACHIEVEMENTS Longtime photojournalist for The Maui News Matthew Thayer presents highlights of his career, including his coverage of the “miracle landing” of Aloha Flight 243, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Akaku Upstairs Salon at 333 Dairy Road in ...

‘Star Dust: A Ballet Tribute to David Bowie’

ZIGGY-STARDUST CHANNELING, GLAM ROCK AND DAREDEVIL DANCING: That’s some of what you can expect in Complexions Contemporary Ballet’s highly athletic presentation of “Star Dust: A Ballet Tribute to David Bowie” at 7:30 p.m. in the Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in ...

Island Events • March 15, 2018

TODAY, MARCH 15 PICNIC FOR POKI LIGHTS UP WITH BAND CANE FIRE Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Producations present local musical group Cane Fire during Picnic for Poki at 11 a.m. at Roselani Place, 88 S. Papa Ave. in Kahului. Enjoy fresh baked cookies and coffee provided by Roselani Place. ...

The Super American Circus

COMIC DAREDEVIL BELLO NOCK HEADLINES A WILD, FAMILY-FUN CIRCUS EXPERIENCE. Catch entertaining and unforgettable acts as The Super American Circus stops at War Memorial Stadium in Wailuku for three days of family-friendly fun. Enjoy comedy and thrilling human performances, including a motorcycle ...

Island Events • March 8, 2018

TODAY, MARCH 8 SEE FILM ABOUT TIBETAN PATH TOWARD HAPPINESS Psychologist and veteran documentary filmmaker Tom Vendetti screens “Tibetan Illusion Destroyer” — a film about an ancient Tibetan ceremony that creates awareness of the illusions responsible for human suffering — and later ...

Must See: ‘Taste of School Gardens’

CHEFS CREATE GOURMET CUISINE USING SCHOOL-GARDEN INGREDIENTS. World-class local chefs will prepare gourmet cuisine inspired by school-garden grown ingredients during “Taste of School Gardens” from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Maui Tropical Plantation at 1670 Honoapiilani Highway in Waikapu. The ...

Island Events • March 1, 2018

TODAY, MARCH 1 THE REAL STORY BEHIND HIROSHIMA’S NUKE BLAST Writer, teacher and peace activist Melinda Clarke presents her journey of discovery regarding the atomic blast in Hiroshima from 6 to 8 p.m. at Akaku Upstairs Salon (333 Dairy Road) in Kahului. The presentation will include her ...

Must See: ‘Masters of the Currents’

PLAY MELDS REAL-LIFE STORIES OF MICRONESIAN REFUGEES IN HAWAII. “Masters of the Currents” by Leilani Chan and Ova Saopeng tells the harrowing stories of Micronesians who fled their island nations due to environmental and economic pressures and the hope for a better life at 7:30 p.m. ...

Island Events • February 22, 2018

TODAY, FEB. 22 EXPLORE ISSUES FACING MAUI MOM & POP SHOPS Maui Business Brainstormers and Akaku Upstairs will address the varied aspects and issues of Maui-based small businesses from 6 to 8 p.m., with pupu and mingling kicking off at 5:30 p.m. at Akaku Upstairs Salon (333 Dairy Road) ...

Must See: Ananya Dance Theatre

CONTEMPORARY DANCE PROGRAM WITH GUEST APPEARANCE BY NAPUA GREIG. Acclaimed contemporary Indian dance company Ananya Dance Theatre presents “Shyamali: Sprouting Words,” with a special guest appearance by Napua Greig, at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in ...

Island Events • February 15, 2018

TODAY, FEB. 15 “HAVING A SENSE OF HUMUS” AT AKAKU Vincent Mina, Hawaii Farmers Union United president and owner of Kahanu Aina Greens, the largest small farm in Hawaii producing on average 600 pounds of greens each week, will be discussing how his family began building a successful ...

38th annual Maui Whale Festival

38th Annual maui whale festival JUMPS WITH EVENTS ON MAUI. Presented by Pacific Whale Foundation, the Maui Whale Festival is a series of inspiring events held during Maui's peak humpback whale season designed to build awareness and share love of marine animals and their ocean habitat. Join a ...

Island Events • February 8, 2018

TODAY, FEB. 8 AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON SERIES WOMEN WHO CARE Chelsea Hill, founder and director of 100+ Women Who Care Maui, presents inside information about how to promote or attend to a favorite local non-profit or charity. She will share several stories of hope and success from 6 to 8 p.m at ...

Multi-Grammy-Winner Lauryn Hill

LAURYN HILL PRESENTS A SPECIAL VALENTINE’S WEEKEND CONCERT. This New Jersey native first came to attention with the multi-talented group, the Fugees. Its sophomore album, “The Score,” which featured the hit song “Killing Me Softly,” remains the worldwide top-selling rap album of all ...