THURSDAY, JULY 21
NIGHT SHIFT'S FINAL WEEKEND AT HYATT
Don't miss the final weekend of free, show-stopping live music at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa. California's Citrus College Night Shift, a crowd-pleasing pop-rock ensemble featuring trumpeters, a keyboardist, percussions, guitar players and vocalists, will play from 6 to 9 tonight and Friday at the resort's poolside bar, Umalu. Night Shift's finale performance is set for 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Umalu. For details, www.maui.hyatt.com.
“Chicago” stars Lia Krieg (left) and Casey Murphy.
Photo by Jack Grace
Kit Kat Club Cabaret
Photo provided by Ellen Peterson
SOLO SESSIONS WITH KANAKA'OLE AT MACC
Solo Sessions with Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole will start at 7:30 tonight in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's McCoy Studio Theater. For details, see Maui Beat.
FRIDAY, JULY 22
KOKUA FUNDRAISER: FOOD, MUSIC, MORE
Hui Laulima O Hana, an East Maui nonprofit for Hale Pomaika'i/Hana Community Dialysis Home, will host its third annual Kokua Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Live music by local artists, food, arts and crafts, silent auction, drawings, a fashion show, keiki activities and more will be offered. Admission and parking are free. For more information, email huilaulimao email@example.com
OBON FESTIVAL AT MAKAWAO MISSION
Japanese dancing, food and cultural activities for people of all backgrounds are in full swing at the annual islandwide obon festivals. This week, Makawao Hongwanji hosts its fest, with a service starting at 6:30 p.m. and dancing at 7:30 p.m. The mission is located at 1074 Makawao Ave. For details, call 572-7229.
MAPA'S 'HONK, JR.' AT STEPPINGSTONE
Maui Academy of Performing Arts' final weeked of "Honk, Jr." kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at Steppingstone Playhouse in Kahului. For details, see Backstage.
'THAT FIRST GLIDE' TO SCREEN AT MACC
"That First Glide," a documentary on standup paddle surfing by local filmmaker Mike Waltze, will screen at 7:30 p.m. at Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater. For details, see Movies.
MAUI ONSTAGE'S 'CHICAGO' SIZZLES
Maui OnStage's season finale performance, "Chicago," takes the stage at 7:30 tonight at the Historic Iao Theater. For details, see www.mauionstage.com.
BLAST FROM THE PAST AT MAUI BEACH
Turn back time to the disco-studded dance floor era of the '70s and '80s during Blast from the Past, a dance party at Maui Beach Hotel from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cover is $5. For more information, call 877-0051.
KIT KAT CLUB HEATS UP THREE'S IN KIHEI
Burlesque rock show "Menagtrois" will heat up the already hot south side with sultry entertainment featuring Kit Kat Club Cabaret, Jessica Rabbit and the Propers, and bellydancer Karli Rose, starting at 10 p.m. at Three's Bar & Grill in Kihei. Cover is $10. For details, find Kit Kat Club Cabaret on Facebook.
SATURDAY, JULY 23
KAPENA MEMBER TO PLAY FREE CONCERT
It's all in the family for Tivaini "Tiva" Tatofi. The founding member of Kapena will be performing with his son, father, sister and other family members during a free show from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Hale Makua in Wailuku. "I want to bring a good spirit to these people," Tatofi said. "At one time my grandfather was there . . . he was in good hands." Song and dance will be offered. For details, call Hale Makua at 243-1712.
MAKAWAO'S OBON FESTIVAL CONTINUES
Makawao Hongwanji's obon festival continues with a service starting at 6:30 p.m. and dancing at 7:30 p.m. See Friday's listing.
OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT IN LAHAINA
Lahaina Gateway is hosting its first Outdoor Movie Night, starting with trio of surf films from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. at an oudoor mini-theater in the Hula Girl fountain patio area. For details, see Movies.
'HONK, JR.' SHOW SET FOR STEPPINGSTONE
MAPA's "Honk, Jr." continues with a show at 7:30 p.m. See Friday's listing.
'CHICAGO' CONTINUES AT IAO THEATER
Maui OnStage's "Chicago" continues with a show at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. See Friday's listing.
SUNDAY, JULY 24
COMPOSERS, POETRY, RECITAL IN WAILUKU
Soprano Sarah Oppenheim-Beggs and pianist Suzanne Garramone will perform a recital of 20th and 21st century American and British composers at 2 p.m. at the Iao Congregational Church in Wailuku. Oppenheim-Beggs is a voice teacher, the musical director of The Olinda Chorale and the artistic director for Musical Voices Maui. Garramone is an adjunct professor of piano at University of San Francisco and is a member of the musical group Sonic Forest. Suggested donation is $15; proceeds from the concert will benefit Musical Voices Maui. For details about the recital, its poetry and composers, visit www.thoughts-on-singing.com.
MAPA'S 'HONK, JR.' SHOW CONTINUES
MAPA's "Honk, Jr." continues with its final performance at 2 p.m. See Friday's listing.
'CHICAGO' SHOW TO TAKE IAO STAGE
"Chicago" takes the stage at 3 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. See Friday's listing.
MISS MAUI HAWAII, KEIKI PAGEANT SET
The Maui Tropical Plantation will host the inaugural Miss Maui Hawaii & Miss Hawaii 'Iki Keiki Pageant at 6 p.m. The goal of the pageant is to teach keiki at a young age the importance of fundraising and becoming active members of the community. For more information, contact executive director 'Iolani Chun at 463-2560 or email missmauihawaii @yahoo.com.