Island Events

Black Arm Band presents “dirtsong” • Today; photo provided by MACC.

Island Events: January 19, 2017

TODAY, JAN. 19 HEAR HOLLIS LEE AT PICNIC FOR POKI Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions invite you to a Picnic for Poki featuring Hollis Lee at 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. Bring a lawn chair or mat. Fresh-baked cookies, coffee and water will be provided by ...

Listen to Broadway hits at the Maui Pops Orchestra concert Sunday; photo provided by MACC.

Maui Pops Orchestra • Sunday

BROADWAY HITS WITH MAUI POPS ORCHESTRA. Maui Pops Orchestra along with guest conductor Jason Howland and guest vocalists Doug LaBrecque and Christiane Noll present favorites from Broadway hits at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului. ...

“Her Bodies of Stories” by Lyz Soto • Friday; photo provided by MACC.

Island Events: January 12, 2017

TODAY, JAN. 12 LEI‘OHU RYDER AND MAYDEEN ‘IAO CONCERT Lei‘ohu Ryder and Maydeen ‘Iao will perform at 7 p.m. at the Makawao Union Church. Tickets are $35 cash only at the door. All proceeds will benefit Aloha in Action. NA MO‘OLELO: HAWAIIAN CULTURAL PROGRAM Learn about the ...

New Shanghai Circus will perform Monday and Tuesday; photo provided by MACC.

New Shanghai Circus • Monday and Tuesday

SEE CHINA’S MOST DARING ACROBATS, JUGGLERS AND MORE. Catch the New Shanghai Circus at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Monday and at 4 and 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului. Tickets range from $12 to $35 (plus applicable fees) and are available at the ...

Guitarists Frank Vignola (left) and Vinny Raniolo • Wednesday, photo courtesy Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

Island Events: January 5, 2017

TODAY, JAN. 5 VISIT MIS EXHIBIT AT THE VETERANS CENTER A visual exhibit titled “MIS: America’s Secret Weapon – Japanese Americans in the Military Intelligence Service in World War II” will be on display at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center in Kahului from noon to 4 p.m. today, ...

Comedian Rita Rudner, photo courtesy the performer.

Rita Rudner • Saturday

LAUGH WITH LAS VEGAS QUEEN OF COMEDY Rita Rudner, whose act has become the longest-running solo comedy show in the history of Las Vegas, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $40 and $65 (plus applicable fees) and ...

Straight No Chaser will perform at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center, photo courtesy the MACC

Island Events

Must See STRAIGHT NO CHASER | TUESDAY CHEERS TO A CAPPELLA Straight No Chaser brings its “I’ll Have Another . . . World Tour” to Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. Not your average male a cappella group, Straight No Chaser combines ...

Bill Maher returns for his New Year’s Day show at the MACC; photo by David Becker

Island Events: December 29, 2016

TODAY, DEC. 29 VISIT MIS EXHIBIT AT VETERANS CENTER An exhibit of America’s secret weapon – Japanese Americans in the Military Intelligence Service in World War II – will be on display at the Nisei Veterans Memorial ...

Magician Seth Grabel • Sunday and Wednesday; photo provided by Maui Theatre

Island Events: December 22, 2016

TODAY, DEC. 22 VISIT MIS EXHIBIT AT NISEI VETERANS CENTER An exhibit of America’s secret weapon – Japanese Americans in the Military Intelligence Service in World War II – will be on display at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center in Kahului from noon to 4 p.m. today, Friday and Monday ...

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Fourth Friday in Kihei

MELE KALIKIMAKA MAUI! Come to the south shore to celebrate Fourth Friday in Kihei from 6 to 9 p.m. at Azeka Shopping Center Mauka. Enjoy free entertainment by Andrew Molina and Marty Dread along with emcee Kathy Collins. Plus be a part of a ceremonial drill demonstration by the 57th air ...

Trevor Hall will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the MACC; photo by Ali Kaukas

Island Events: December 15, 2016

TODAY, DEC. 15 CULTURE AND CUISINE AT KAHILI GOLF COURSE Enjoy Culture and Cuisine with Joey Kehaunani Dang from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Kahili Restaurant in Waikapu. Learn the art of crafting a traditional lei po‘o (head lei) while enjoying the many flavors of the Pacific. Tickets are $75 ...

Hear Maui Chamber Orchestra Saturday and Sunday at Maui’s Historic Iao Theater; The Maui News file photo.

Must See: Maui Chamber Orchestra • Saturday and Sunday

CELEBRATE THE SEASON WITH MUSIC. Maui Chamber Orchestra and Maui Masterworks Chorale present “Local Musicians, World-Class Concerts” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday at Maui’s Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Join conversations with the conductor at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. For more ...

Artist Loren D. Adams (left) and Maui fine art representative Michael Dawson at Kahili Restaurant in Waikapu • Today, photo by Carla Tracy.

Island Events: December 8, 2016

TODAY, DEC. 8 BRING A TOY TO A FINE ART EXHIBITION Help a child in need with an unwrapped toy, enjoy music by violinist Gambria Moss, meet artists and view the art display from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Kahili Restaurant in Waikapu. Toys for Tots program is beneficiary. Enjoy complimentary ...

Holiday tree lighting at MauiWine at Ulupalakua Ranch; photo provided by Christina Yumul

Holiday tree lighting • Saturday

BUNDLE UP, BE MERRY AND ENJOY THE SEASON! Families and friends are invited to celebrate the holidays at the third annual holiday tree lighting on the estate of MauiWine in Ulupalakua from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is free but attendees are requested to bring a can of nonperishable food as a ...

Kaina Kountry will peform at Wailuku First Friday.

Island Events: December 1, 2016

TODAY, DEC. 1 ATMOSPHERE: FRESHWATER FLY FISHERMEN TOUR See Atmosphere: Freshwater Fly Fishermen Tour plus supporting acts Brother Ali, deM atlas, Plain Ole Bill and Last Word at 6:45 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Yokouchi Pavilion & Courtyard in Kahului. ...

Willie Wonderland with Willie K; photo provided by MACC.

Must See: Willie Wonderland • Saturday

WILLIE K SHARES HOLIDAY SPIRIT. Join Willie K and special guests for a holiday concert of traditional and Hawaiian favorites at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Maui Arts & Cultural Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului. Tickets range from $35 to $85 and are half price for keiki 12 and ...

Kihei Fourth Friday Town Party: The Mockers; photo provided by Gilberts Advertising.

Island Events: November 24, 2016

FRIDAY, NOV. 25 ENJOY EDM WITH THE ADVENTURE CLUB Canada’s Adventure Club will perform Electronic Dance Music at 6 p.m in the Yoko-uchi Pavilion & Courtyard at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Presale tickets range from $25 to $35; add $5 on the day of ...

Maui Choral Association in concert; photo provided by MACC.

Must See: Maui Choral Association • Sunday

‘YULE BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS’ Maui Choral Association presents “Yule be Home For Christmas,” with special guest Amy Hanaiali‘i at 3 p.m. Sunday in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $30 for adults, and $15 for students with ID and keiki 18 years and younger (plus applicable ...

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Must See: Aloha Kalikimaka Benefit • Saturday

STEP BACK INTO THE 1950s AND CELEBRATE A ‘BLUE HAWAII’ HOLIDAY – Pacific Cancer Foundation is hosting the Aloha Kalikimaka Benefit Gala from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Yokouchi Family Estate in Wailuku. The theme for this year’s event is “Blue Hawaii.” Enjoy gourmet fine dining, ...

Kamehameha Schools Maui Hawaiian Ensemble • Today; photo courtesy Karee Carlucci/Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

Island Events: November 17, 2016

TODAY, NOV. 17 MAUI FILM FESTIVAL’S FIRST LIGHT KICKS OFF Maui Film Festival presents FirstLight: Academy Screenings on Maui at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului. There will be screenings beginning at 3 p.m. today and Tuesday. For more ...