Island Events • February 28, 2019

Featured events this week

Corinne Bailey Rae. Friday at MACC Photo courtesy the MACC

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 Center in Kahului. Tickets are $35, $45 and $65 (plus applicable fees). For information or to purchase tickets, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or order online at www.mauiarts.org.

MITCH KEPA TAKES STAGE IN FREE LAHAINA CONCERT

Mitch Kepa shares his 30-plus years of innovative Hawaiian music as part of Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free Hawaiian Music Series at 6 p.m. on the lawn of the Historic Baldwin Home Museum (corner of Dickenson and Front Streets). For more information, call 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.

Willie K at Wailuku First Friday 7:30 pm on the Maui Thing Stage. Maui News file photo

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

BRITISH SOUL ARTIST HITS HAWAII FOR FIRST TIME

Corinne Bailey Rae — singer of hits such as “Put Your Records On” — brings her “All Connected” tour to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Mike Love will open. Tickets are $35, $55, $75 and $125 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and more information, head to the box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

HIT WAILUKU TOWN PARTY FOR FUN, UNCLE WILLIE K

Enjoy food booths and trucks, arts and crafts, shopping and entertainment from 6 to 9 p.m. on Market Street with highlights that include entertainment by Love Sound, Nuff Sedd and a performance by Willie K at 7:30 on the Maui Thing Stage. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

‘ALMOST, MAINE’ WRAPS RUN AT SEABURY HALL

Seabury Hall Performing Arts presents final weekend of raw storytelling vignettes at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Makawao campus. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.seaburyhall.org.

FOUR SEASONS UNCORKS MAUI WINE & FOOD FEST

The inaugural three-day Maui Wine & Food Classic launches Friday through Sunday at Four Seasons Resort Maui in Wailea. Sign up for wine master classes and elite wine dinners (including an after-party at the Serenity Pool) that will flow on Friday with top winemakers and celeb chefs. Saturday is the Ocean Front Gala preceded by the 200th birthday of Billecarte-Salmon champagne house. Sunday events are sold out. For tickets or full schedule, call 874-8000 or visit www.fourseasons.com/mauiclassic.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

KITTEN BABY SHOWER FULL OF FUN, FELINES

See pure cuteness and explore fostering baby kittens during Maui Humane Society’s Kitten Baby Shower from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the shelter’s location off Maui Veteran’s Highway in Puunene. Bring a donated item to help MHS care for the many infant felines that are born during the peak of kitten season. For more information, call 877-3680, ext. 3 or visit www.mauihumanesociety.org.

WHALE WATCHING FUNDS SCHOLARSHIPS, MORE

American Association of University Women’s annual fundraising whale watch tour takes place from 3 to 5 p.m., with check in at 2:15 p.m. in front of Pacific Whale Foundation in Maalaea. Tickets are $40 and include pupu and door prizes. Call 868-0418 or email pagotschalk@gmail.com for tickets and information.

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

EBB & FLOW ENSEMBLE HERALDS CULTURAL TIES

Comprising Ignace Jang on violin, Sung Chan Chang on cello and Robert Pollock on piano, Ebb & Flow Ensemble furthers its musical cultural exchange with South Korea with a concert at 3 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $30 (plus applicable fees) with a 10 percent discount for MACC members and half-priced admission for keiki 12 and younger. For tickets and more information, head to the box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

MAKAWAO WALKING TOUR STEPS OFF IN BIG STYLE

Makawao History Museum’s guided walking tours begin at 10 a.m. in front of the museum at 3643 Baldwin Ave. To make a reservation (not necessary but helpful), call 572-2482 or email info@makawaomuseum.org. A $10 donation is suggested.

PAIA MANTOKUJI SOTO ZEN MISSION HOLDS BAZAAR

Find treasures of all kinds and great food at Paia Mantokuji Soto Zen Mission’s annual bazaar from 7 to 11 a.m. on mission grounds at 253 Hana Highway. For more information, call 280-5007.

MONDAY, MARCH 4

CATCH NEXT GENERATION OF MUSICAL SUPERSTARS

The MACC’s annual School Band Concert Series features Baldwin High School Band and Chorus at 7 p.m. in Castle Theater, allowing these young musicians — including soloists Marielle Ellorin, Katelyn Martin and Kara Nakahashi — to play on a world-class stage. Admission is free. For information, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

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