Island Events • January 24, 2019

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Dancer Liana Hanks 'Shmoofies' • Saturday at MACC; FRANK KRAU photo.

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 Place Makai in Kihei. Tickets are $26. For tickets and more information, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.

FRIDAY, JAN. 25

FOURTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY IN KIHEI ROCKS

“Punahoa” by Noble Richardson • Sunday at McCoy Studio Theater, MACC; courtesy Schaefer International Gallery.

Come to the south shore of Maui for Kihei’s Fourth Friday Town Party from 6 to 9 p.m. at Azeka Shopping Center Mauka. Enjoy ono food booths and trucks, arts and crafts, plenty of great local shopping and free entertainment including Harold, Arlie and Jay, Kalimaya’s Exergy35 Edutainment, Curtis Williams and Willie K. Complimentary parking at Azeka Makai, Kihei Plaza and St. Theresa Church. For more information, visitwww.mauifridays.com.

STILL TIME TO GROOVE WITH KING K’S ‘GROOVY!’

King Kekaulike Dramaaticans concludes its production of “Groovy!” directed by Chris Kepler. Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the King Kekaulike Performing Arts Center on the King Kekaulike High School campus in Pukalani. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students and are available at the box office 30 minutes before showtime. For more information, visit www.kingkekaulike.com.

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

IF WHALES MAKE YOU HAPPY, JOIN THE COUNT

With 12 survey sites along Maui shorelines, there are ample opportunities to enjoy your favorite spot while helping with the annual Great Whale Count. Additional dates scheduled are Feb. 23 and March 30. To participate on any of the dates, visit www.pacificwhale.org for registration information.

SHOWS MIX WITH MOVIES FOR BIG SHMOOVIES’ FUN

Combine shows and movies with choreography by Judy Ridolfino, spice with Judy’s Gang’s young tap and jazz dancers and you get ‘Shmoovies” — a musical dance adventure with stops at “Hairspray,” “Grease,” “Coco” to “Burlesque” and more — at 5 p.m. in Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $13 (including any applicable fees), with keki aged 4 and younger admitted free. For tickets and more information, head to the box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

‘ART WITH HEART’ HELPS SUSTAINABLE COASTLINES

A student-run, nonprofit organiation that helps charities all over the world, Seabury Hall’s “Art with Heart,” featuring the art and talent of students, with the gallery opening at 5:30 p.m. and the show at 7 p.m. at ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall campus in Makawao. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and free admittance for children aged 5 and younger. For more information, visit www.seaburyhall.org.

HALEAKALA WALDORF HS PRESENTS GUIDED TOUR

“Explore, investigate … be inspired” at Haleakala Waldorf High School guided tour from 10 a.m. to noon on the school campus at 4160 Lower Kula Rd. in Kula. For more information, visit www.waldorfmaui.org.

SUNDAY, JAN. 27

EDUCATORS, HISTORIANS TALK STORY ON SURFING

In conjunction with “Surfing Hawaii’i” exhibit at the Schaeffer International Gallery on the MACC campus, fascinating lectures on “Women and Legends of Sufing” and “Selling Hawai’i with Surfing, 1880-1989” take place at 2 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauiarts.org or call 242-7469.

FUNDRAISER FOR MANA’O RADIO, LONGHI’S LAHAINA

Benefit for Mana’o Radio features the Deborah Vial Band and “conscious funk” instrumental group, Three to 5, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Longhi’s Lahaina, 888 Front St. Cost is $10 at the door, 100 percent of which goes to Mana’o Radio. For more information, call 283-6788.

SOUND HEALER GINA SALA PERFORMS SACRED MUSIC

Renowned vocalist, sound healer and composer Gina Sala performs at the “Some enCHANTing Evening” sacred music of India concert at 7 p.m. in Makawao Union Church. Doors open at 6 p.m. She will be accompanied by Daniel Paul on tabla. Advance tickets are $25 and are available on line at www.event brite.com, or for cash only at Maui Kombucha in Haiku, MacNet in Kahului and Monsoon India Restaurant in Kihei. Tickets at the door on day of show are $35 cash only. For more information, visit www.ginasala.com or www.tabladaniel.com.

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