THURSDAY, AUGUST 23
BENEFIT PARTY AT FLEETWOOD'S
Fleetwood's on Front Street kicks off a series of grand opening benefit parties tonight with Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Johnny?Lang performing with Mick Fleetwood's Island Rumours Band.?Tonight's party will benefit Childhelp on Maui. Call 669-MICK (6425) for more information and reservations.
Summer of LOL | Friday
photo courtesy Maui Arts &?Cultural Center
SLACK KEY MASTERS
AT THE MACC
Grammy Award winner George Kahumoku, Jr. opens the show with his musical and storytelling talents. Special?guest Ledward Ka'apana is known as the Hawaiian "grand master" of stringed instruments. Tickets are $25/standard, $45 VIP with artist talk-story session at 6:30 p.m. (plus applicable fees), show starts at 7:30 p.m. To purchase tickets visit the Maui Arts?&?Cultural Center box office, call 242-7469 or order online at mauiarts.org.
HOLOMUA NA HONU!
Maui Ocean Center invites you to join them in saying "aloha" to five 2-year-old Hawaiian green sea turtles as they holomua (progress) and continue life in the wild, the open ocean. The festivities are from 9 to 11 a.m., south shore fronting Grand Wailea. Activities preceeding the release include presentations, information booths and followed by music by Kalani Smythe. For more information, visit: www.mauioceancenter.com.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT IN LAHAINA
Stroll through dozens of art galleries in LahainaTown tonight from 6 to 9 for special gallery shows, featured artists in action and refreshments all free and open to the public. Pick up the walking map of participants in the Lahaina Visitor Center located at the Old Lahaina Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
SHOW THE LOVE IN PAIA FRIDAY PARTY
Celebrate Fourth Friday in Paia. Entertainment at different locations will be available as well as dinner and drink specials all around town. Visit www.mauifridays.com or paiamaui.com for details.
AUGIE T'S 'SUMMER OF LOL' AT THE MACC
Augie T's "Summer of LOL" returns to McCoy Theater at the MACC. Special guests are Jose Dynamite and Brad Starks. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 general, $35 premium with a special post show meet and greet included (plus applicable fees). To purchase tickets visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or order online at mauiarts.org.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
ST. ANTHONY BAND CARNIVAL FUNDRAISER
St. Anthony band students are planning a trip to New York to perform at Carnegie Hall. Help them get there by joining them at the carnival on campus, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. There will be food, games, entertainment, crafts and activities for the whole family. Free admission.
HALAU HULA KEALA KAHINANO O PUNA
Enjoy an evening filled with hula and music with Halau Keala Kahinano O Puna Ho'ike 2012. The Ho'ike will take place at the 'Ulalena Maui Theater. Doors open at 4:15 p.m., show to start at 5 p.m. Tickets: $15 ages 2 and older. Contact Kumu Joy at 344-6452 or email: email@example.com.
KULA SHOFUKUJI MISSION OBON FESTIVAL
Obon Festival tonight at the Kula Shofukuji Mission. Services to start at 6:30 p.m. Dancing to follow from 7:30 p.m. Call 661-0466 for more information.
PLANT SALE AND FAMILY FUN DAY
Visit Maui Nui Botanical Gardens' Hawaiian plant sale and family fun day to support local Maui native plant nurseries, from 9 a.m. to noon. Located at 150 Kanaloa Ave. in Kahului, across from the War Memorial Stadium. There will be hundreds of native plants, entertainment, food, keiki crafts and activities centered around taro and more. Call 249-2798 for more information.
SUN YAT-SEN STATUE UNVEILING IN LAHAINA
The Lahaina Restoration Foundation and Wo Hing Society invite the public to the dedication and unveiling ceremony of a statue of Dr.?Sun?Yat-sen, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Wo Hing Museum in Lahaina. A film documenting the history of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, educational exhibits, and entertainment will be featured.