Island Events • August 30, 2018
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THURSDAY, AUG. 30
ADDED PERFORMANCE FOR “INTO THE WOODS”
MAPA Live! has added a performance tonight at 7:30 p.m. during the closing weekend for “Into the Woods.” This cerebral fantasy musical intertwines the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $22 to $66 (plus applicable fees). Visit the Maui Arts & Cultural Center box office in Kahului, call 242-7469 or purchase online at www.mauiarts.org.
FRIDAY, AUG. 31
FIFTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY ON LANAI ROCKS
Come out to Lanai for Fifth Friday Town Party featuring over 25 vendors and participants set up around Dole Park, including ono food booths and restaurants serving up local favorites. In addition, enjoy music and entertainment venues. Local businesses displaying the Lanai Fifth Friday logo will offer discounts and specials. Shoppers save your receipts to receive a free waterproof Lanai bag or T-shirt with total purchases of $100 or more, or buy the bag for $5 with purchases totaling $50 or more. Receipts may be turned in at the Lanai Chamber of Commerce booth. For anyone coming from Maui, the LCC has teamed up with Expeditions Ferry to provide a special complimentary late-night return. Call Expeditions in advance to purchase a one-way ticket and to reserve a seat on the return ferry, which will depart Manele Harbor at 9:45 p.m. Expeditions can be reached at (808) 695-2624. Shuttle service between Manele Harbor and Dole Park will be available through Rabaca’s Limousine Service for $10 each way or $20 round trip — cash only. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT IN LAHAINA TOWN
Walk along Front Street in Lahaina Town from 7 to 10 p.m. and meet artists in the galleries, while enjoying complimentary beverages and snacks. Maps are available at the Lahaina Visitor Center at 648 Wharf St. For more information, call 667-9193 or visit www.visitlahaina.com.
SATURDAY, SEP. 01
RESCHEDULED OBON AT KULA SHOFUKUJI SHINGON
Kula Shofukuji Shingon celebrates Obon with a sunset service beginning at 6:30 p.m., Obon service at 6:45 p.m. and dancing begins at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy ono grinds such as beef stew, nishime, chow fun, saimin, chili, hot dogs, andagi, skihan and bento. Accompanying bazaar has keiki gadgets, Komoda Store & Bakery pastries and other goodies. Honor ancestors with memory lanterns. Located at 113 Puanani Pl., off Kekaulike Ave. in Kula.
SUNDAY, SEP. 02
UPCOUNTRY FUNDRAISER FOR MANA’O RADIO
Join the fun from 2 to 5 p.m. at Casanova Italian Restaurant and Deli in Makawao for Mana’o Radio’s Upcountry Sundays fundraiser. Headliners Deborah Vial Band celebrates the upcoming release of their new album. Also on the bill is Drew Martin with original slack key and folk blues. Opening the show is Eric Helmkamp and Justin Morris performing classic and original country music. Admission is $10 at the door, with all proceeds benefiting Mana’o Radio. For more information, visit www.manaoradio.com.
WEDNESDAY, SEP. 05
VIRTUOSO CAPTIVATES AUDIENCES WITH GUITAR
Considered one of the top 30 guitarists in the world under 30 years of age by “Acoustic Guitar” magazine, Trevor Gordon Hall combines technical virtuosity with heart-felt compositions. Performance is at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC. Tickets are $42 and $56 (plus applicable fees). For tickets or more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.
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