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Island Events

Island Events • October 17, 2019

* To purchase tickets or request information for events at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or head to the box office (unless otherwise specified in event listing). THURSDAY, OCT. 17 SONGS OF FRANK SINATRA AT IAO John Wilt, soloist, ...

Island Events • October 10, 2019

* To purchase tickets or request information for events at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or head to the box office (unless otherwise specified in event listing). THURSDAY, OCT. 10 ALOHA MAUI PRIDE DANCE PARTY IN KIHEI Aloha Maui Pride ...

Island Events • October 3, 2019

* To purchase tickets or request information for events at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or head to the box office (unless otherwise specified in event listing). THURSDAY, OCT. 3 PARADE KICKS OFF THE MAUI FAIR Residents and visitors ...

Island Events • September 26, 2019

* To purchase tickets or request information for events at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or head to the box office (unless otherwise specified in event listing). THURSDAY, SEPT. 26 RIVETING ‘STRANGERS ON A TRAIN’ FINAL WEEKEND ...

Must Go: Maui ‘Ukulele Festival

Free festival inspires ukulele play and family togetherness Enjoy a relaxed afternoon on the lawn of the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s A&B Amphitheater as acclaimed ukulele musicians fill the air with Hawaii’s favorite instrument. The free fun kicks off at 1 p.m. (gates open at ...

Island Events • September 19, 2019

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19 RIVETING ‘STRANGERS ON A TRAIN’ CONTINUES RUN Catch this thrilling theatrical presentation, filled with dark wit, blackmail and suspense, at 730 p.m. at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei’s Azeka Shopping Center. Additional performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through ...

Maui Okinawan Festival

EXPERIENCE OKINAWAN MUSIC, DANCE, FOOD AND CULTURE AT FREE FESTIVAL Check out the Maui Okinawan Festival, co-sponsored by Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at QKC’s Center Stage. This free community event features continuous Okinawan music and dance performed by local and ...

Island Events • September 12, 2019

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12 DISCOVER TRADITION AND CULTURE AT HULA MA‘I Learn about Hula Ma‘i, traditional procreation chants and dances which celebrate and encourage the continuation of ali‘i family lines, at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. ...

Must See: Ku Mai Ka Hula 2019

Ku Mai Ka Hula features male and female dancers performing both kahiko (traditional) and ‘auana (modern) hula stylings. This year, participating halau are from throughout Hawaii, the continental U.S. and Japan. Expect to see halau compete with a level of performance usually reserved for more ...

Island Events • September 5, 2019

THURSDAY, SEPT. 5 Fall salon explores portuguese legacy The fall season of Akaku salons kicks off with “Portuguese Strong! Keeping the Legacy Alive for Generations to Come” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Akaku Maui Community Media, 333 Dairy Rd., Ste. 204 in Kahului. Admission is free, but ...

Must See: Halemanu in Concert

HEAR THE EXPRESSIVE MUSIC AND VOCALS OF HAWAII’S OWN HALEMANU Winner of the 2018 Na Hoku Hanohano Award for Island Music Album of the Year, Halemanu presents expressive vocals and fingers that dance on the strings of the guitar and ukulele, which have become hallmarks of his “jazz-infused ...

Island Events • August 29, 2019

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29 HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES BALDWIN HOME MUSEUM Enjoy a free Hawaiian music series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. featuring Kala’e Parish on the front lawn of the Baldwin Home Museum at the corner of Front and Dickenson Streets in Lahaina. Limited seating is provided and blankets, mats ...

Must See: Amy Hanaiali‘i Live

AMY HANAIALI‘I PERFORMS LIVE IN A CELEBRATION OF ‘KALAWAI‘ANUI’ Enjoy an evening of music, hula, and culture in celebration of the newly released album, Kalawai‘anui, released by five-time Grammy Award nominee and 18-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winner Amy Hanaiali‘i. Let ...

Island Events • August 22, 2019

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22 LEARN ART OF TEXTILES IN ADULT-CENTRIC CLASS Artist Orly Cogan presents a stitching circle and textiles workshop beginning at 6 p.m. in the Schaefer International Gallery at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Learn about her craft and make a small piece to take ...

Must See: BEAT-LELE

BEATLES’LOVERS, YOU’LL ADORE BEAT-LELE’S UKELELE-INFUSED TRIBUTE Imagine your favorite Beatles hits reimagined with an Hawaiian flair. That’s what the unique quartet, BEAT-LELE, brings to the stage at 7 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC. Combining ukelele mastery, amazing ...

Island Events • August 15, 2019

THURSDAY, AUG. 15 HEAR HAWAIIAN MUSIC FREE AT PICNIC FOR POKI Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions foster the aloha spirit with a Hawaiian music concert featuring The Maui Jam Band at 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku Town, 103 S. High St. Bring lunch and enjoy free ...

Must See: Maui Calls 2019

MACC ANNUAL FUNDRAISER GALA CELEBRATES TRADITION OF THE HUKILAU Sample fine wines and delicious pupu created by Maui’s preeminent chefs while enjoying Hawaiian music and entertainment from 6 to 10 p.m. at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Ocean-centric decorations and ...

Island Events • August 8, 2019

THURSDAY, AUG. 8 PROGRAM ENGAGES KEIKI IN HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE Punana Leo O Maui (Hawaiian Language Immersion Preschool Program) discussed in Akaku Maui Community Media presentation led by Kili Namau‘u from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Akaku Upstairs, 333 Dairy Rd. in Kahului. Walk-ins welcome, ...

Must See: Paul Simon

LEGENDARY ARTIST PERFORMS BENEFIT CONCERTS FOR AUWAHI FOREST, KUA Don’t miss Paul Simon — the recipient of numerous honors and awards including 12 Grammy Awards (three of which were albums of the year) and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award — perform at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday and ...

Island Events • August 1, 2019

FRIDAY, AUG. 2 ‘MAMMA MIA!’ CONCLUDES ITS DANCEABLE FUN RUN The undeniably catchy pop hits of ABBA permeating the musical hit “Mamma Mia!” end this weekend with final performances at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets ...