TODAY, FEB. 13
BENEFIT CONCERT AT HOPE CHAPEL IN KIHEI
Hope Chapel will host a benefit concert for Camp Agape with The Katinas from 7 p.m. Camp Agape is a four-day event for children of incarcerated parents and is the first year on Maui. The Katinas are five brothers from the Samoan Islands that have been touring and recording for the past 20 years. For more information, call 879-3853. For tickets visit www.eventbrite.com or Kihei Christian Bookstore.
“The Plays the Thing,” with Vinnie Linares (left), Dale Button and Dylan Bode photo by Jack Grace.
Photo of Anuhea courtesy of Stella Blues Cafe.
Parade of Whales photo courtesty Pacific Whale Foundation.
FRIDAY, FEB. 14
WHALE TALES LAUNCHES RECEPTION AND SHOW
Celebrate opening day of Whale Tales 2014 Lahaina, at a reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Sugar Cane Maui Restaurant on Front Street in Lahaina. Tickets are $20 and will support Whale Tale beneficiaries and includes light pupu and cash bar. Whale Tales continues at Second Friday with "Whale Love," presented by National Geographic photographer, filmmaker and marine biologist Flip Nicklin and Jason Sturgis at 7 p.m. at Campbell Park. The show will also be featured at The Maui Theater through Monday.
'LOVE FOR OCEAN' AT LAHAINA FRIDAY PARTY
Celebrate "Love for the Ocean" from 5 to 8 p.m. at Lahaina's Friday Town Party in Campbell Park. Enjoy music by Maui Jam, a drum performance by Boys & Girls Club Lahaina and others. The event headliner is the premier of "Whale Love." (See listing for Whale Tales.) For more information, visit www.mauifriday.com.
VALENTINE'S DAY SPEED DATING IN LAHAINA
Come meet your next Valentine at Maui Brewing Co. Brewpub. Register in person from 8 to 8:30 p.m. Speed dating with emcee is from 9 to 11 p.m. The Brewpub is located at Kahana Gateway Center. Call 669-3474 for details.
'THE PLAY'S THE THING' OPENS AT PROARTS
ProArts Playhouse presents "The Play's the Thing," at 7:30 p.m. in the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. The show continues 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. For tickets and more information, see BACK STAGE or call 463-6550.
ANUHEA PERFORMS AT STELLA BLUES IN KIHEI
Anuhea will perform two shows at Stella Blues Cafe at Azeka Mauka in Kihei. Seating for the first dinner show is at 5 p.m., cost is $60. Seating for the second show is at 8 p.m., cost is $30, with a dinner menu available. For more information, call 874-3779 or see MAUI BEAT.
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT IN LAHAINA
Stroll through dozens of art galleries in Lahaina town from 6 to 9 p.m. for special gallery shows, featured artists in action and refreshments all free and open to the public. Pick up a walking map of participants from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lahaina Visitor Center located at the Old Lahaina Courthouse.
SATURDAY, FEB. 15
RISE UP IN UNITY AT V-DAY MAUI BENEFIT
Join the worldwide celebration of women's empowerment along with V-Day, the global organization dedicated to ending violence against women and girls from 6 p.m. to midnight at Makawao Union Church. Enjoy music, dance, community and food. Proceeds go to Women Helping Women. For detail, visit www.vdaymaui.org.
CELEBRATE WORLD WHALE DAY IN KIHEI
The 34th annual World Whale Day kicks off with a parade along South Kihei Road at 9 a.m. Festivities are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Kalama Park. R.E. Metoyer Blues Rock & Soul Revue with special guest Mick Fleetwood will perform, as well as John Cruz, Anuhea, Ekolu and many others. For more information, see DINING OUT, visit www.mauiwhalefestival.org or call 249-8811 ext. 1.
SUNDAY, FEB. 16
RAM DASS SUNDAY SATSANG IN MAKAWAO
Join Ram Dass Sunday Satsang with special guests Sat Santokh and Prabhu Nam Kaur from 4 to 7 p.m. at Makawao Union Church. Suggested donation is $20 which includes Monsoon India Buffet and Maui Kombucha. For details, visit www.ramdass.org or call 579-9261.