Island Events

Island Events • December 7, 2017

TODAY, DEC. 7 LOCAL WRITER SHARES HIS TIPS ON THE SHORT STORY Wayne Moniz, award-winning writer and playwright, offers a workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. at Akaku Upstairs (333 Dairy Rd., Ste. 204 in Kahului) on the elements of writing a successful short story. Admission is free, but reservations ...

Enjoy ‘Off Beat’ • Saturday

Katie Thiroux’s ‘split-brain virtuosity’ comes to Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Bob Doerschuk of ‘DownBeat’ magazine gives Katie Thiroux’s sophomore album “Off Beat” four gleaming stars and likens her finesse at singing while playing the acoustic bass to a form of cerebral ...

Island Events • November 30, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 30 HEAR THE STORY OF THE UKULELE THROUGH SONG The husband-wife duo of Richard Tom and Mele Fong — the Hawaiian Serenaders — present “Story of the Ukulele and Concert” at 6:30 p.m. at Wailuku Library. Admission is free. For more information, call 281-4981 or visit ...

‘From Here to the Stars!’ • Saturday

DINNER CONCERT OFFERS THE PERFECT MARRIAGE OF SENSES. Enjoy superb musical performances purposefully paired with pupu, three-course dinner and dessert donated by some of Maui’s finest restaurants. The Maui Music Mission’s fundraiser, “From Here to the Stars!” debuts from 6 to 10 p.m. at ...

Island Events • November 23, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 23 HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! FRIDAY, NOV. 24 PIANIST PERFORMS BEST OF CLASSICAL MASTERS Internationally renowned pianist Nadejda Vlaeva will present a concert of Beethoven, Liszt and Bortkiewicz at 7:30 p.m. at the Makawao Union Church Sanctuary. A minimum $10 cash donation is ...

Showcase under the stars • Friday

INAUGURAL ART AUCTION BENEFITS CANCER PATIENTS. Four Seasons Resort Maui marries two of its most cherished traditions — promoting local artists and supporting the fight against cancer — with Showcase Under the Stars art auction from 5 to 10 p.m. on the resort’s luxurious grounds in ...

Island Events • November 16, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 16 FEAST ON FRESH COOKIES AND TRADITIONAL MUSIC Picnic for Poki, presented by Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions, invites all to a free concert by slack-key guitarist and vocalist Kevin Brown from 11 a.m. to noon at the historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. Enjoy homemade ...

Hana Limu Festival • Friday and Saturday

HOKULE‘A AND CREW VISIT TWO-DAY HANA LIMU FESTIVAL. Celebrate the ninth annual Hana Limu Festival at Kapueokahi Beach in Hana Bay Beach Park. Friday: Talk story with speakers including LorMona Meredith, coordinator of Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Promise to the Pae‘aina and Hokule‘a ...

Island Events • November 9, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 9 BALANCE YOUR INNER/OUTER ENTREPRENEUR Incorporating Montessori techniques, Mira Nissam coaches entrepreneurs how to keep your life in balance and slow down for maximum effectiveness. The seminar is free and takes place from 12 to 1 p.m. at 70 E. Kaahumanu Avenue in Kahului. For ...

Art exhibits and events • This week

ART FOR (AND CREATD BY) ALL AGES. • View acclaimed marine artist’s limitless flow. Robert Lyn Nelson expands his innovative modern marine style with new techniques and subject matter. See his tribute to the Beatles series and meet the artist from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. during Friday Art Night ...

Island Events • November 2, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 2 ‘THE MASK MESSENGER’ TRANSFORMS AT MACC Faustwork Mask Theatre founder Rob Faust presents vignettes that introduce a unique synthesis of theater, physical comedy, music, dance and poetry. Performance is at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts ...

Made in Maui County Festival • Friday & Saturday • MACC

SHOP BIG, SHOP LOCAL . Made In Maui County Festival presents more than 140 vendors offering a wide variety of locally made products, including food, produce, art, crafts, jewelry, fashions, furniture, gifts, collectibles and more at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Friday: Get ...

Island Events • October 26, 2017

TODAY, OCT. 26 AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON SERIES CONTINUES Akaku Upstairs presents “It’s a Treat, Not a Trick!” The executive directors of Maui School Garden Network, Grow Some Good and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s “Farm to School” coordinator are coming to share the successes and ...

Halloween in Lahaina • Tuesday

THIS YEAR THERE ARE ‘GHOSTS ON THE COAST’ IN LAHAINA. The LahainaTown Action Committee and the Office of Economic Development hosts a family-friendly Halloween event for the residents and visitors of Maui. Front Street will be closed from 3:30 p.m. to midnight Tuesday, from Baker Street to ...

Island Events • October 19, 2017

TODAY, OCT. 19 HE MAKANA HAWAIIAN ART AT MACC GALLERY View the distinguished collection of paintings, prints and traditional art forms of Hawaii from the 1890s to 1970s at the Schaefer International Gallery at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Admission is free. Gallery hours ...

Maui Chamber Orchestra • Saturday & Sunday

SEASON OPENER OF MAUI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. Sporting a new look and riding a wave of success, the Maui Chamber Orchestra opens the new season with two shows this weekend at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. The concert features Edvard Grieg’s “Holberg ...

Ukulele Festival • Sunday

12TH ANNUAL MAUI UKULELE FESTIVAL. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the A&B Amphitheater lawn at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului as acclaimed ukulele musicians fill the air with island music. Renowned ukulele advocate and teacher, Roy Sakuma, will serve as emcee for this ...

Island Events • October 12, 2017

TODAY, OCT. 12 SONGS OF SINATRA IN MCCOY STUDIO AT MACC Crooner John Wilt, accompanied by a big band soundtrack, presents a one-man show of Frank Sinatra’s classic songs at 7:30 p.m. at the McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Proceeds will support Maui ...

Maui Fair • Today through Sunday

CELEBRATING THE GREATEST THINGS IN LIFE AT THE MAUI FAIR. Enjoy the 95th annual Maui Fair today through Sunday. The Maui Fair Parade will kickoff the festivities at 4:30 p.m. See hypnotist James Kellogg Jr. under the entertainment tent daily. Entertainment will also include Kalani Pe‘a, ...

Island Events • October 5, 2017

TODAY, OCT. 5 FILM ABOUT PREPARING CHILDREN FOR THE FUTURE A discussion and showing of the film “Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing our Kids for the Innovation Era” will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Seabury Hall’s creative arts center in Makawao. A discussion panel led by the ...