THURSDAY, AUGUST 2
ART21:BOUNDARIES AT MACC IN KAHULUI
Begins at 6 p.m. at the McCoy Studio Theater in the MACC (folllowed by talk with local artists at 7 p.m.). Free admission. The program illuminates the creative process of today's visual artists through the production of films, interpretive media and live programs that stimulate critical reflection and conversation.
First Friday break dancing.
Break dancing photo provided by Yukilei Sugimura, Wailuku town coordinator.
Photo courtesy MACC
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3
MISHKA PERFORMS AT STELLA BLUES IN KIHEI
The soulful, conscious roots reggae of Mishka will be performed at Stella Blues Supper Club in Kihei tonight and tomorrow night. Dinner and show costs $60, show only is $30. See Maui Beat column for details.
ALOHA FRIDAY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui and University of Hawaii, Maui College's Institute of Hawaiian Music (IHM) present "Aloha Friday Summer Concert Series." Students from IHM will be performing in the hotel lobby between 5 and 6 p.m. The concerts are free and open to all.
FIRST FRIDAY BREAK DANCING IN WAILUKU
Request Music is holding a two-on-two break dance competition at this Friday's town party. No entry fee, all ages are welcomed. The opening group at Banyan Tree Park is The Project at 6 p.m. Derick Sebastian to follow at 7:15 p.m. Highlights include Instagram photo contest and Kraig Vickers Honor Run (5K and 3K) packet pickups at the Iao Theater lobby. Market Street will be closed from 5:30 p.m. Go to www.mauifridays.com for more information.
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT IN LAHAINA
Stroll through dozens of art galleries in LahainaTown tonight from 7 to 10 for special gallery shows, featured artists in action and refreshments, all free and open to the public. A walking map of participating galleries is available in Lahaina Visitor Center located at the Old Lahaina Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
STARRY NIGHT CINEMA: ENCHANTED
Gates open at 6 p.m. for this family film from Disney on the big screen in Yokouchi Pavilion at the MACC in Kahului. Film starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Food will be available for purchase.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4
MISHKA PERFORMS AT STELLA BLUES IN KIHEI
The soulful, conscious roots reggae of Mishka will be performed at Stella Blues Supper Club in Kihei. Dinner and show costs $60, show only is $30. See Maui Beat column for deails.
HANA 'IMI NA'AUAO HO'OLAULE'A IN HANA
Hana Cultural Center's 15th annual Ho'olaule'a begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. at the Hana Store Fairgrounds. Silent auction, lucky drawings, local food, local music, cultural demonstrations, keiki activities, local crafts and more. For more information, contact Meiling Hoopai at 248-8622 or email: email@example.com
OBON FESTIVAL IN KAHULUI
Obon festival tonight at Kahului Jodo Mission. Service starts at 7 p.m. Dancing starts at 8 p.m. The mission is located at 325 Laau St., phone 871-4911.
SHOWER OF THE STARS
The 36th annual Shower of Stars will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. Call 242-0073 for tickets. See Backstage on page 6 for more information.
GROWN ON MAUI COFFEE FESTIVAL
The first annual "Grown on Maiu Coffee Festival at The Shops at Wailea," will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free event is open to all, and will offer an opportunity to interact with Maui coffee growers, learn what makes the island's beans unique, and sample an array of brews and coffee-related offerings. For more information, visit TheShopsAtWailea.com.
4TH ANNUAL SUMMER BASH
Marriott's Maui Ocean Club and KPOA 93.5 present the 4th Annual Summer Bash from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Napili lawn of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club in the Kaanapali resort. The event will include food booths, a keiki zone, craft booths and live music by Barefoot Minded, Highway 30, Homestead and Ekolu Kalama. No entry fee. $5 parking donation. $1 scrip available for purchase at the door. No outside food or coolers.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 5
'BREAKING ATOMS - BROKEN LIVES'
An eyewitness account of current conditions in Fukushima 17 months after the tsunami. "Breaking Atoms Broken Lives: Hiroshima/Nagasaki to Fukushima," at 6:30 p.m. in the University of Hawaii Maui College Pilina multi-purpose room. The free program also includes a short performance by Maui Taiko, live koto music and Izanai-Yosakoi dance. Visit mauipeace.org or call 878-8015 for more information.