Lahaina Coolers’ Sean Stover is the general manager, bartender and chef in addition to his other duties at the open-air hideaway. The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photos
Lahaina resident Zach Hawley winds down with a frothy craft brew at the casual bar.
The cellar is stocked with Geyser Peak selections for a Dec. 7 tasting.
Comedian George Lopez will bang his way back into Maui after a seven-year hiatus on Feb. 17 at Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Tickets go on sale to members Friday. Photo courtesy MACC
Maui Memorial Medical Center Obstetrics Staff Nurse Casey Mattos (from left), assistant OB Nurse Manager Dana Kunitake and OB Clinical Nurse Manager Jana “Malia” Joyo-Bui get in the holiday cheer. The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photo
Henry Kapono • Saturday at Castle Theater, MACC, courtesy Maui Pops Orchestra.
Mana‘o Radio fundraiser “Upcountry Sundays” at Casanova features Von Linne Express (also performing Friday at Stopwatch Sportsbar and Grill in Makawao) and other notable musicians. Photo courtesy Mana‘o Radio
BMI Maui Songwriters Festival scheduled performers; courtesy the MACC.
Hawai‘i International Film Festivval selection stills • Friday through Sunday at Castle Theater, MACC, courtesy the MACC.
Henry Kapono joins the Maui Pops Orchestra in its Holiday Pops concert Sunday in Castle Theater at the MACC. Photo courtesy the artist
Miranda Lambert (from left), Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe are the Pistol Annies, headliners for this year’s BMI Maui Songwriters Festival at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at A&B Amphitheater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $49, $69, $89 and $129, with a limited number of $159 gold circle premium seating (plus applicable fees). The gold circle premium seats have access to the Yokouchi Courtyard with dedicated bars and restrooms. Premium parking is available in the MACC lot for purchase in advance. For tickets and more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org. Photo courtesy the MACC
Sylvester Stallone in a scene from “Creed II,” which took the second top spot for Thanksgiving weekend box office grosses. Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP
Viggo Mortensen (left) and Mahershala Ali in a scene from “Green Book.” Universal Pictures via AP
Mark Wahlberg (from left) stars in “Instant Family,” with Rose Byrne, Gustavo Quiroz, Isabela Moner and Julianna Gamiz. Paramount Pictures via AP
“Moananuiakea: One Ocean. One People. One Canoe” celebrates the historic journey of voyaging canoe, Hokule‘a. Film still courtesy MACC
“Ralph Breaks the Internet,” starring the voices of Sarah Silverman, Rebecca Wisocky and John C. Reilly, took the top box-office spot over Thanksgiving weekend. Disney via AP
Jahslyn Rajvong (left) and Samson Ching are featured in ProArts’ youth theater program “Disney’s Aladdin JR.” running through Dec. 8 at the ProArts Playhouse in Kihei’s Azeka Place Makai. Kristi Scott photo
Ricky Jones (center) and elves breathe new life into “Elf the Musical” at the Historic Iao Theater on weekends through Dec. 9. Jack Grace photo
Scene from “Elf The Musical” • Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Wailuku, JACK GRACE photo.
Peyton Gillespie (from left), Chloe Chin and Megan Miller are three of the teen dreamers in The Maui Preparatory Academy’s presentation of “Fame the Musical JR.” this weekend at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. Photo courtesy Maui Preparatory Academy
Catch the Matt Del Olmo Band Friday at Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon in Paia. Photo courtesy the artist
Farewell party for Soul Kitchen’s Tempa Singer (right) and Naor Nave Friday at Mulligans on the Blue in Wailea. BRUCE FORRESTER photo