FRIDAY, MARCH 4
LUCKY THING IT'S 1ST FRIDAY IN WAILUKU
Count your blessings with Lucky We Live Wailuku, the Wailuku First Friday theme for the ever-popular street party in central Maui. Get St. Patrick's-style green and head to Market, Main and Vineyard streets, which will be packed with arts, entertainment, activity and lots of eats from 6 to 8:30 p.m. This month, live music includes Super Dub Tribe at Maui Thing's stage; Maui Blues Band at Wailuku Banyan Tree Park; Visibly Shaken at Main Street Promenade; Phys Ed Rentals at MauiTime's stage; and Gene & Shea Argel at Cafe O'Lei. Check out the poetry slam at Gallery Ha; the I Love Wailuku video contest; and featured work at Swan Interiors. Free parking from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Maui Medical Group.
Kathy Collins: Haiku Ho'olaule'a
Photo by Bron
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT AND MORE AT BAZAAR
Sacred Hearts School's 39th Annual Bazaar gets stacked with springtime fun from 4 to 10 p.m. at the campus off Dickenson Street in Lahaina. Carnival games, rides and bouncers, food booths, miniature horse petting zoo, silent auction, a beer garden and music will be offered. Live entertainment tonight includes Cliff Ahue and halau hula Na Maile Ku Honua, Brudda Waltah, Highway 30 and 1810. Entry is free; scripts will be on sale for rides, games and food. For details, visit www.sacredheartsschool.net or call 661-4720.
BARRY FLANAGAN TO PLAY AT STELLA BLUES
Ten-time Na Hoku Hanohano-award winner singer/songwriter Barry Flanagan will take concertgoers on a musical journey through his influences and contributions during a dinner show at Stella Blues Cafe in Kihei tonight and Saturday. Four-course dinner and show ($60) starts at 6 p.m.; show only ($30) begins at 7:30 p.m. For details, visit www.stellablues.com.
'OLIVER!' OPENS AT BALDWIN SCHOOL
Baldwin High School's "Oliver!" takes the stage at 7 p.m. in the campus auditorium. For details, see Backstage.
'MEOW MIX' TAKES HISTORIC IAO STAGE
Maui OnStage and the Maui Humane Society is teaming up to offer "Meow Mix," a cat-themed evening of performances by local musicians and sneak peeks from Maui OnStage's "CATS," at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. For details, see Backstage.
'MARVIN'S ROOM' AT SEABURY HIGH
"Marvin's Room" takes the stage at 7 p.m. at the Seabury Hall Performance Studio. For details, see Backstage.
SABO BRINGS THE FUNK TO CHARLEY'S
World-renowned funk DJ Sabo spins at Charley's Restaurant & Bar in Paia; doors open at 9 p.m. For details, see Maui Beat.
SATURDAY, MARCH 5
FLOWERS, FOOD AND MUSIC AT HAIKU FEST
Entertainment, food and flowers will be in full bloom during the Haiku Ho'olaule'a & Flower Festival from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Haiku Community Center. Admission and parking are free. Live entertainment will feature Mana'o Radio's Kathy Collins, Dr. Nat and Rio Ritmo, Gene Argel Jazz Trio, Sundance, Lia Live and the Kryptones, Kanekoa and Haiku school dancers and musicians. Also, a silent auction, bake sale, floral design contest, book and toy swap, a farmers market, pony rides and games, community living booths, arts and crafts, and a historical display will be offered. Presented by the Haiku School PTA, the Haiku Boys & Girls Club and the Haiku Community Association, money raised will help support the school's educational enrichment programs at Haiku School; a portion of proceeds will also go toward the club and the association. For details, call 575-3004 or visit sites.google.com/ site/haikuhoolaulea/.
BAZAAR AT SACRED HEARTS CONTINUES
Food, activities and live entertainment continues at Sacred Hearts School's 39th annual Bazaar from 4 to 10 p.m. at Lahaina campus; performers will include Na Kamalii Me Ke Akua, An Den, Kohomua, Homestead & HHB. See Friday's listing.
'OLIVER!' CONTINUES AT BALDWIN HIGH
Baldwin High School's "Oliver!" takes the stage at 7 p.m. in the campus auditorium. See Friday's listing.
THREE DIVAS GEAR UP FOR CASTLE THEATER
Three Divas - Amy Hanaiali'i, Raiatea Helm and Napua Makua - play at 7 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater. For details, see Maui Beat.
'MARVIN'S ROOM' AT SEABURY CONTINUES
"Marvin's Room" takes the stage at 7 p.m. at the Seabury Hall Performance Studio. See Friday's listing.
ENGLISH BEAT PLAYS AT HARD ROCK CAFE
The English Beat performs at 9 p.m. at the Hard Rock Caf in Lahaina; Alliez and the Kit Kat cabaret will open. For details, see Maui Beat.
DR. NAT, RIO RITMO AT MAUI CARNIVAL 2011
Dr. Nat and Rio Ritmo spice up Saturday night with the Maui Carnival 2011 at Casanova. They play during the festival from 9:45 p.m. to 1 a.m.; special performances include samba dancer Rosinelli; samba reggae/ax show by Rada and her dance troupe; and Capoeira with Professor Guga and his Grupo Luanda Capoeira. A $100 Casanoval Bistro gift certificate will be awarded to the costume contest winner . Cost is $15 at door or $10 for those in costume. For details, visit www.drnat.com.
SUNDAY, MARCH 6
'OLIVER!' CONTINUES ON BALDWIN'S STAGE
Baldwin High School's "Oliver!" takes the stage at 2 p.m. in the campus auditorium. See Friday's listing.
TUESDAY, MARCH 8
MUSIC, PRIZES FOR GOOD CAUSE IN PAIA
Music, prizes and more are in store during a fundraiser to help prevent breast cancer from 5 to 10 p.m. at Flatbread in Paia. Celtic music by Kieran Clark, followed by award-winning bagpiper Roger McKinley and friends, will start at 6 p.m. Also, a silent auction held for a Jimmy Lewis kiteboard, a Mana Foods gift card, personal training prizes, Upcountry Fitness Memberships and numerous gift baskets with organic and natural products will be offered. Organized by Maui resident and mountain climber Marie DeJournette, the fundraiser will benefit the national nonprofit Breast Cancer Fund. For details, visit prevention.breast cancerfund.org/goto/marie.
QUARTET TO PERFORM AT CASTLE THEATER
The Takcs Quartet, recognized as one of the world's greatest ensembles, will collaborate with pianist Joyce Yang to perform Haydn, Bartok and a Dvorak piano quintet at their 7:30 p.m. concert at the MACC's Castle Theater. For details, see Maui Beat.