SPOOKY STORIES WITH TOP STORYTELLERS IN WAILUKU
Storytellers Jeff Gere and Jim Green will share spine-chilling "Spooky Stories" just in time for Halloween at 6:30 tonight at Wailuku Public Library, 251 High St. Gere is a master storyteller, lending talents as a painter, puppeteer, mime, and director into a performance style which has electrified audiences throughout Hawaii and the Mainland for two decades. Green, a celebrated Canadian poet is a jack-of-all-trades, adventurer, survivor and storyteller for more than 30 years. The event is recommended for ages 6 to adult. For details, call 243-5766.
Kristin Williamson, of Kihei, navigates the crowds last year’s Keiki Halloween Costume Parade in Lahaina.
Photo by Amanda Cowan, The Maui News staff photographer
Steve Burgess, first-place winner of 2009 The Wharf’s Halloween Ghoulish Gala Karaoke Costumes Contest.
Photo courtesty of The Wharf
SHARK SLEEPOVER FOR KEIKI AT OCEAN CENTER
The Wharf's Haunted House is open from 1 to 6 p.m. for children shows Wednesday to Sunday; at 6, the adult shows begin until the "coffin closes."
Lahaina Cannery Mall's indoor haunted house is open from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Admission will benefit Toys for Tots and Neighborhood Place of Wailuku. For more information, call 661-0808.
Maui Onstage's fifth annual Haunted House will be filled with ghouls and ghosts galore from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. "Thriller" dancers, wives of the night marchers, a tour through haunted hallways and more will be featured. Tours will be held every 20 minutes, and the fright factor increases as the night progresses, with the final tours starting at 9 p.m. Friday and 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for children under 16, and are available at the door. For more information, call the MauiOnstage box office at 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.
Spend the night among sharks, octopus, squid, eels and an array of other bizarre creatures just in time for Halloween. Children in 3rd- to 8th-grade are invited to Maui Ocean Center's Halloween-themed "Sleep with the Sharks," a sleepover at the Maalaea center from Friday at 5:30 p.m. to Saturday at 8 a.m. Cost is $60 plus tax per child, and includes a pizza dinner, snacks, continental breakfast and activities. Reservations are required, and sleepover activities are subject to change. Costumes without pointed objects are encouraged. For details, call 270-7085.
A CELEBRATION OF PINE AND PUMPKINES IN LAHAINA
Lahaina Gateway is presenting its "Pineapples and Pumpkins," a celebration of Halloween, Haliimaile Pineapple Co. and more on Saturday. Free pineapple samples, demos, recipes, treats and store sales will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., along with entertainment provided by Chapman Stick musician Michael Kollwitz from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Then, stores and restaurants will participate in keiki trick-or-treating from 4 to 7 p.m., with a keiki costume contest at 5:30 p.m. that will award best pineapple theme, best pumpkin theme, most frightening, most original and best Halloween baby costume. Trick-or-treating is for ages 12 and younger. For details, call 661-3311
MONTESSORI HALE O KEIKI'S FIFTH ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVAL
Montessori Hale O Keiki will present its fifth annual Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kihei campus, 100 Kulanihakoi St. The festival will feature pony rides, bouncy castles, a pie-eating contest, face painting, arts and crafts, a treasure hunt obstacle course, a costume parade and live entertainment. Food and drinks will be available to purchase. Admission is free. For more information, call 874-7441 or visit www.montessorihaleokeiki.org.
SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN AT KIHEI CENTER
Witches and goblins of all ages are welcome to Pi'ilani Village Shopping Center during its Spooktacular Halloween Family Fun event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the shopping center in Kihei. Trick-or-treat throughout the center; play games; enter the keiki and adult costume contest to win prizes. Da Braddahs and Kamehameha Middle School will provide entertainment.
FAMILY FUN DAY AT LAHAINA CANNERY MALL
Halloween Cannery's Family Fun Day will offer Halloween festivities from 3 to 10 p.m. Sunday at Lahaina Cannery Mall. Outdoor events from 3 to 7 p.m. include a car/bike/truck show; live performances by Cirque Polynesia, Kenny Roberts, Higher State of Mind, Fiyah Blaze, Open Mynds and AnDen; food, craft and game tents; and keiki jumping castles. Outdoor events from 4 to 7 p.m. include keiki store-to-store trick-or-treating; a costume contest at 5:30; photos with Frankenstein; face painting and a magic show. For details, call 661-0808.
32ND ANNUAL KEIKI COSTUME PARADE ON FRONT STREET
The 32nd annual Keiki Halloween Costume Parade will take to the streets of Lahaina starting at 4:30 p.m. at Papalaua Street on Sunday. The parade is popular for residents and visitors alike, and creative costumes provide perfect photo opportunities. Each child participating will receive a ribbon of participation and a trick-or-treat bag of candy. Presented by the West Maui Soroptimists, Lahaina Sunrise Rotary and Lahaina Rotary Club, the parade will move along Front Street and end at Banyan Tree Park. The Lahainaluna High School band and cheerleaders will offer entertainment.
CONTESTS FOR KIDS AND ADULTS AT WHARF CINEMA CENTER
The Wharf Cinema Center's 27th annual Ghoulish Gala Karaoke Costume Contest will kick off Sunday in Lahaina, with events for keiki and adults. The sixth annual Keiki Karaoke Contest is at 6, with the adult event following at 7 p.m. Registration for both is at 5 p.m. Winners will earn prizes worth more than $1,500 in Wharf Bucks, activities, travel, meals and gifts from The Wharf shops and restaurants. Contestants must be in costume to qualify, and admission and registration are free. Marty Dread will perform from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Cool Cat Cafe; Sounds of Addiction will play starting at 10 p.m. at Mulligan's at the Wharf; and Nacho "El Mariachi" will perform from 6 to 10 p.m. at Amigo's. For more information, call 661-8748.
TEENS ONLY AT HALLOW-TEEN BASH IN LAHAINA
DJ music, dancing, a costume contest and more - for teens only. The "Hallow-teen Bash 2010" from 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday at Lahaina Store Grill & Oyster Bar, 744 Front St., is the place to be for youth in 8th to 12th grades. The LahainaTown Action Committee event, featuring music by DJ Zinn, will include prizes and party favors, along with food and soft drinks available for purchase. Cover is $10, and students must show school IDs to enter.
PWF'S HALLOWEEN NIGHT CRUISE FROM MAALAEA TO LAHAINA
Pacific Whale Foundation's Halloween night cruise from Maalaea to Lahaina and back will depart at 6:30 p.m. The "Spook-tacular Evening at Sea" includes a wicked-good array of hot and cold appetizers, refreshments, mixed drinks, beer, desserts and more. Take time to hang out in Lahaina during a two-hour stop there before returning to Maalaea Harbor. For prices and reservations, call PWF at 249-8811, ext. 1, or visit www.pacificwhale.org.
HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR TO BENEFIT CAMERON CENTER
"A Halloween Spooktacular" will kick off the J. Walter Cameron Center's signature fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Marriott Resort & Spa. Ticket prices begin at $99, with group and special room rates available. The cost includes a Halloween theme buffet dinner, silent and live auctions, costume contest, entertainment and dancing the night away to the sounds of Elvis and the All Star Band. For details, call 244-5546.