Island Events

Island Events • March 14, 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 14 LAST CHANCES FOR SOME ‘BLACK COMEDY’ AND MORE ProArts concludes “Black Comedy” and a special presentation of “ ’dentity Crisis” at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Tickets are $26 and available by calling ...

Must See: L.A. Dance Project

L.A. Dance project artist collective promises to wow audiences. Former Paris Opera Ballet artistic director, Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed the film “Black Swan, founded the L.A. Dance Project artist collective which hits the Maui stag at 7:30 p.m. in the Castle Theater at the MACC. ...

Must Do: Taste of school gardens

Taste of School Gardens HIGHLIGHTS locally grown ingredients. Benefiting Grow Some Good's school garden program, which connects more than 4,000 Maui students to local food sources through hands-on, outdoor learning experiences, takes place from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Maui Tropical Plantation in ...

Island Events • March 7, 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 7 BRIGHTEN YOUR DAY WITH A BIT OF BLACK COMEDY Laugh until your tummy hurts while enjoying two one-act plays, “Black Comedy” and “ ’dentity crisis,” by award-winning playwrights beginning at 7:30 p.m. at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. The former is an uproarious ...

Must See: Jacob Jonas The Company

MIX OF CONTEMPORARY BALLET, BREAK DANCING AND ACROBATICS STUNS. Helmed by its 26-year-old namesake, Jacob Jonas The Company has garnered international esteem for honest storytelling, visceral performances and visual content creation. Named one of “12 standout companies of 2018” by the ...

Island Events • February 28, 2019

THURSDAY, FEB. 28 KAPONO WELCOMES YOU TO HIS MUSICAL PARADISE Henry Kapono — a household name throughout Hawaii and the Pacific — shares his range of musical expression in his solo album, “Welcome 2 My Paradise,” at 7:30 p.m. at McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural ...

Island Events • February 21, 2019

THURSDAY, FEB. 21 PICNIC FOR POKI FEATURES LIVE HAWAIIAN MUSIC Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions bring the spirit of aloha with a Hawaiian music concert at 11 a.m. at Waikapu Community Center, 22 E. Waiko Rd. this month. Location has changed due to rainy weather. This month’s ...

Must See: Saturday • Mardi Gras Maui

LET GOOD TIMES ROLL AT MAUI AIDS FOUNDATION BENEFIT: Put on your favorite mask, beads and ‘Nawlins-style costume at Mardi Gras Maui that kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday at King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu. Or you can pick up masks and beads right there. The Maui AIDS Foundation benefit will ...

Island Events • February 14, 2019

THURSDAY, FEB. 14 SHOW YOUR LOVE WITH A LITTLE ‘SLACK ROCK’ A protege of Hawaiian slack key guitar legends, Makana fans the flames of love with his distinctive fusion of bluegrass, rock, blues and raga — coined “slack rock” — at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui ...

Must See: Hawaii Youth Symphony and Raiatea Helm

HAWAII’S FINEST YOUNG MUSICIANS PERFORM IN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Maui students and the public have the rare delight of observing the Hawaii Youth Symphony in action, accompanied by Hawaiian musician and Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winner Raiatea Helm, at a free President’s Day concert at 4 p.m. ...

Island Events • February 7, 2019

THURSDAY, FEB. 7 TWO PREMIER CLASSICAL STRING QUARTETS IN ONE In a Maui first, two world-renowned classical string quartets, the Prazak Quartet and the Zemlinsky Quartet, perform pieces from Strauss, Brahms and Mendelssohn at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & ...

Island Events • January 31, 2019

THURSDAY, JAN. 31 SOUTH AFRICAN GUITARIST BLENDS STRINGS, GENRES A classical guitarist from South Africa, Derek Gripper offers a fresh approach to music based on the sound of the kora — a 21-stringed West African lute — at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & ...

Must See: ART=MIXX: ECOEVOLUTION

OCEAN ECOLOGY COMES ALIVE IN A FUSION OF PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS ECOEVOLUTION, the latest incarnation of the popular ArT=Mixx interactive social mixer for adults returns with its intoxicating blend of visual, video, performance and interactive art — plus music fashion and dance — from 7 ...

Island Events • January 24, 2019

THURSDAY, JAN. 24 FINAL DAYS TO CATCH ‘IT’S ONLY A PLAY’ AT PROARTS ProArts “It’s Only A Play” — a glimpse into the angst experienced by theater folk — ends its run with performances at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday at ProArts Playhouse in Azeka ...

Must See: Lahaina Galleries’ ‘Art of Aloha’

SEVEN ARTISTS GRACE ISLE’S 17TH ANNUAL EVENT THIS YEAR IN SOUTH MAUI. Lahaina Galleries kicks off the high season of art on Maui when it hosts the highly anticipated “Art of Aloha” from noon to 4 p.m. at the gallery in The Shops at Wailea. This year’s featured artists include ...

Island Events • January 17, 2019

THURSDAY, JAN. 17 FINGER-PICKING GUITAR VIRTUOSO TAKES STAGE Ed Gerhard, award-winning guitar virtuoso who excels at 6-string, 12-string, slide guitar and acoustic Hawaiian lap slide, performs at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. ...

Must See: Slightly Stoopid

BAND NAME ASIDE, THIS DIVERSE GROUP OFFERS SMART, MULTI-LAYERED MUSIC. Now in its second decade of making music, this California-based band formed by multi-instrumentalists Kyle McDonald and Miles Doughty has matured into a versatile musical ensemble with drummer Ryan Moran, percussionist ...

Island Events • January 10, 2019

THURSDAY, JAN. 10 ‘THE ESSENCE’ OF SURFING, MACC’S CASTLE THEATER Catch the celebratory surfing film, “The Essence,” by Bud Browne — father of the surf-film genre — at 7 p.m. in Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. The film showcases more than 50 of the ...

Must See: ‘Hollywood to Broadway’

POP IN TO ‘BROADWAY POPS’, ENJOY BELOVED SHOW TUNES, GUEST VOCALISTS. Enjoy a selection of popular Broadway tunes at the Maui Pops Orchestra’s annual sell-out concert, “Broadway Pops,” at 3 p.m. in Castle Theater at the MACC. Guest vocalists Scarlett Strallen and Hugh Panaro join ...

Island Events • January 3, 2019

THURSDAY, JAN. 3 ALL MALE A CAPPELLA ALL NIGHT LONG AT THE MACC Hardly Ivy League college boys sporting blazers or a kitschy barbershop quartet, Straight No Chaser has amassed a huge following with captivating harmony laced with humor. The group takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the Castle ...