MICK FLEETWOOD BAND AT MALA WAILEA
The Mala Wailea New Year's Eve benefit party for the MACC and the Maui Food Bank will feature the Mick Fleetwood Blues Band with Eric Gilliom and Gretchen Rhodes. Other special guests performing include Alice Cooper, Pat Simmons and Colin James. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $500. Call 875-9394.
KUPANAHA AT KA'ANAPALI BEACH HOTEL
Kupanaha: A Magical Maui New Year's Eve Party will be decked out with an array of entertainment from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Ka'anapali Beach Hotel in West Maui. The dinner show features world-renowned illusionists Jody and Kathleen Baran and the lyrical hula and chant of the Kupanaha Dancers. Dancing, party games and favors, a midnight champagne toast and balloon drop are just some of the festivities. Three-course dinner by Chef Thomas Muromoto and complimentary cocktail and pre-show hosted beer and wine bar. Cost is $177 and $155, with kamaaina and keiki pricing also available. For details, call 667-0128 or visit www.kupanaha.com.
DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY AT TIKI LOUNGE
All dressed up and left outside during the countdown? Don't let that be you. South Shore Tiki Lounge in Kihei is hosting a New Year's Eve part at 10 p.m. with dancing and music by DJ Gemini and DJ Ynot. No cover for entry. Call to reserve a VIP table: 874-6444.
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JOHN CRUZ AT STELLA BLUES IN S. MAUI
Acclaimed Maui musician John Cruz will help ring in the New Year at Stella Blues with a concert from 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on New Year's Eve, following a seven-course dinner that starts at 8 p.m. A champagne toast will mark the turn of the year at midnight. Cost is $100. Limited seating available. For details, call 874-3779.