Wailuku – Kalista (from left, first photo) and Kyla Racadio-Adams and mom, Sherry Racadio, enjoy “Concert in the Quad with Iao Intermediate School” last Tuesday at H.P. Baldwin High School; Catherine Kenar photo.
Kahului – Noelle Lo (center, second photo) is congratulated by her mom, Nadine Gushi-Lo (left), and dad, Wes Lo for her performance in Maui Academy of Performing Arts’ “Nutcracker Sweets” earlier this month; Deanne Komoda photo.
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Mele Fong and Richard Tom • Thursday at Wailuku; Maui News file photo.
Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort will be a wonderland of merriment, thanks in large part to the culinary talents of Executive Chef Ryan Urig, left, and newly named Executive Sous Chef Mike Lofaro. The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photo
Jason Mahon of Maui Prime Fine Foods in the Emerald Shops in Lahaina will assist you with your seafood and meat selections. The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photo
Kahili Restaurant employees Kevin Behan (from left) Lisa Corpuz and Julie Corpus get in the holiday spirit at their restaurant in Waikapu. The team is gearing up for a Christmas Eve dinner buffet on Monday. DRE SHAW photo
It will be glad tidings at Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel, where a fantasyland of food and merriment will take place Christmas Day. Strumming the ukulele in Santa’s getup is Director of Restaurants Alex Pelayo (from left,) Restaurant Manager Mattias Thompson and Executive Chef/Director of Food & Beverage Tom Muromoto. Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel photo
Eric Gilliom • Sunday at Kaanapali, Maui News file photo.
Pat Simmons, Sr. (left) and son Pat Simmons, Jr.; courtesy the MACC.
Haiku Hillbillys • Friday at Makawao, courtesy the artists.
“AT ETERNITY’S GATE”
“WEED THE PEOPLE”
Steven Tyler performs at 7 p.m. Dec. 27, along with Rebecca Lynn Howard (left) and the Loving Mary Band, at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s A&B Amphitheater in Kahului. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $65 for general admission, $79, $89, $129 and $179 for Gold Circle (plus applicable fees). Gold Circle tickets include premium seating and access to the Yokouchi Courtyard bars and restrooms. In addition, a limited number of special VIP meet & greet packages are also available via the box office. The VIP package includes a premium Gold Circle seat, a preshow photo opportunity, meet and greet with Tyler, as well as a souvenir show laminate. For tickets or more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org. Photo courtesy the artist
“ROMA,” Images courtesy Maui Film Festival
Comedian Carol Leifer joins Bill Maher’s eighth annual New Year’s Comedy Extravaganza Dec. 30 at the MACC. Photo courtesy Rick Bartalini Presents
Comedian Bill Maher, Kat Wade photo.
Comedian Bill Maher will be ringing in the Maui New Year along with standup comedians Natasha Leggero and Carol Leifer at Rick Bartalini Presents Bill Maher’s eighth annual New Year’s Comedy Extravaganza, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30 in Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Tickets are $79.50 and $99.50 (plus applicable fees). To purchase tickets for any MACC event, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or order online at www.mauiarts.org. This performance contains adult content and is not appropriate for children. Kat Wade photo
Comedian Bill Maher, Kat Wade photo.
Lukas Nelson takes the stage tonight at Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon in Paia. Advance tickets are sold out. Additional tickets may be sold at the door, space permitting. Photo courtesy the artist