Event celebrates plantation heritage

Lahaina Restoration Foundation will present its 5th annual Lahaina Plantation Days, a tribute to West Maui’s plantation heritage, on Friday and Saturday. The event will take place from 5 to 10:30 p.m. both days on the former Pioneer Mill site surrounding the old smokestack on Lahainaluna Road.

Attractions will include a plantation life tent highlighting the sports and recreation of West Maui’s plantation era, food booths by Maui restaurants, a beer and wine garden sponsored by Maui Brewing Co. and Chambers and Chambers Wine Merchants, a MauiGrown Coffee tent, a keiki game zone and horse rides, a multicultural exhibit, a Pioneer Mill sugar tent and a farmers market.

The entertainment lineup consists of event hosts Da Braddahs, Ekolu, Hoku Zuttermeister, Kory Kukahiko and Kaholo Rickard, Na Kupuna Ohana Serenaders, and Malino.

Admission is $3. Children 5 and younger will be admitted free.

For more information, call the Lahaina Restoration Foundation office at 661-3262, email info@lahainarestoration.org or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.

Lahaina Plantation Days is supported in part by Kaanapali Land Management Corp., the Maui County Office of Economic Development and Hawaii Tourism Authority.