THURSDAY, JUNE 2
'TRICKSTER TALES' FOR KEIKI AT LIBRARY
Peter and Melinda Wing, a husband-and-wife duo of storytellers and musicians, will perform "Trickster Tales from Around the World" at 10 a.m. at Makawao Public Library, 119 Makawao Ave. The free children's show features Peter, a teacher, and Melinda, a longtime librarian, who team up to tell humorous stories from around the world. Performance is geared toward children ages 3 and older. For details, call the library at 573-8785.
BRITTNI PAIVA / ULUPALAKUA INSPIRES
ZION I & THE GROUCH / CASANOVA
KEALI‘I REICHEL / MOKU‘ULA BENEFIT
'GREATER TUNA' AT PROARTS IN KIHEI
ProArts Inc.'s "Greater Tuna" plays at 7:30 p.m. during its discounted Kama'aina Nights. For review, see Backstage.
FRIDAY, JUNE 3
INAUGURAL JAZZ FEST SOUNDS OFF ON LANAI
The inaugural Lana'i Jazz Festival will kick off with a jazz dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Four Seasons Resort Manele Bay. For details, see Maui Beat.
HUMAN WITH DIVINO & FRIENDS CONCERT
Human with Divino & Friends will bring more music to Maui with his seventh annual tour. The artist's roots, rock and country sounds fuse catchy lyrics and funky dance beats. Human will play at 7 p.m. at Sacred Earth Temple in Haiku. Donation at door is $15 to 20. Additional performances include Gerit Wiliams, Clairaudience, The Sacred Earth Belly Dancers and a "Conscious Hip-Hop" performance by Adoni and Friends. For details, www.thehumanrevolution.com.
'GREATER TUNA' CONTINUES IN KIHEI
ProArts Inc.'s "Greater Tuna" continues with a performance at 7:30 p.m. See Thursday's listing.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
LANA'I JAZZ FESTIVAL CONTINUES IN TOWN
Lana'i Jazz Festival continues from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. in Lanai City. See Friday's listing.
ISLE ENTERTAINERS AT CENTER COURT
Maui musicians Eric Gilliom and Derick Sebastian, along with "Get a Job" filmmaker Brian Kohne and other entertainment stars, will hit the courts in a basketball challenge for a good cause. Basketball Maui presents "A Night of Shooting Stars" at 6 p.m. at War Memorial gymnasium in Kahului. A novelty warmup contest will spotlight local celebrity all-stars, comprising music and media personalities, community leaders and athletes from others sports. Then, NBA talent, top college stars and international players will play in a 8 p.m. matchup. Admission is $6 in advance and $10 at the door. Proceeds help support Basketball Maui's youth summer camp program. For details, www.basketballmaui.com.
KEALI'I REICHEL WILL PERFORM IN W. MAUI
Keali'i Reichel will be the special guest performer for He Lei Hulu, He Lei Makamae "A Feather Lei, a Treasured Lei," a tribute to Akoni Akana and a benefit for Friends of Moku'ula at 5 p.m. at the Old Lahaina Lu'au. Tickets are $100; tables of eight are $700, available from Old Lahaina Lu'au, 667-1998. For details, see Making the Scene.
OBON FESTIVAL AT LAHAINA MISSION
Lahaina Shingon Mission Obon Festival at the Lahaina mission will kick off at 6:30 p.m. with a church service; dancing starts at 7:30 p.m. For details, 661-0466.
KRIS KRISTOFFERSON IN SOLO CONCERT
Kris Kristofferson will perform a benefit concert for Lokelani 'Ohana, a local organization that helps adults with developmental disabilities, at 7 p.m. Saturday in Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater. For details, see Making the Scene.
ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR YOUTH
Huliau Youth Environmental Film Festival kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater; doors open at 7 p.m. For details, see Movies on Maui.
'GREATER TUNA' PLAYS AT KIHEI'S PROARTS
"Greater Tuna," a ProArts production, will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. in Kihei. See Friday's listing.
HIP-HOP'S ZION I & THE GROUCH ON MAUI
Hip-hop supergroup Zion I & The Grouch are finishing up the last leg of their national Healing of the Nation Tour and will be performing at Casanova in Makawao at 10 p.m. Cost is $20 in advance; $25 at the door.
SUNDAY, JUNE 5
HOT JAZZ HEATS UP COOL ULUPALAKUA
Hot jazz will meet cool Upcountry during the free Ulupalakua Inspires event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ulupalakua Ranch and Maui Winery. Wine tasting, food and jazz performances by Grammy-winning musician Tom Scott and his trio, along with Maui's Benny Uyetaki, Robbie Ray, Brittni Paiva and Henry Kaleaialoha Allen are on tap. Ulupalakua hosts quarterly Sunday Drive events to recognize the historic area. For more information, visit www.mauiwine.com or www.ulupalakuaranch.com.
'GREATER TUNA' CONTINUES IN KIHEI
"Greater Tuna" continues at 3 p.m. at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. See Friday's listing.
'DJANGO WOULD GO!' AT MCCOY THEATER
Part of the 2011 Maui Invitational Music Festival presented by Arts Education for Children Group, a concert featuring John Jorgenson Quintet and Hot Club of Hulaville will honor the 100th birthday of the great gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt. "Django Would Go!" starts at 6 p.m. at Maui Arts & Cultural Center's McCoy Studio Theater. For details, see Maui Beat.
CONTEMPORARY PLAYS ON KULA STAGE
Reflect on the human condition, a common thread running through "A Scene Night from the Works of Outstanding Contemporary Playwrights" at 7 p.m. at Waldorf's Christopher Hall in Kula. Presented by Acting for Life and directed by Andrea Giammattei, the evening of theater will draw from "Doubt" by John Patrick Shanley, "Proof" by David Auburn, "Time Stands Still" by by Donald Margulies and "Other People's Money" by Jerry Sterner. Cost is $10; a reception will follow the show. Call 280-0535.