Island Events • March 14, 2019

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Sketch of Henry ‘Opukaha‘ia • Friday at MACC; courtesy the MACC.

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 463-6550 or at www.proartsmaui.com. See Page 5 for more information.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

ONE-PERSON PLAY HONORS LIFE STORY OF ‘OPUKAHA’IA

Jake Shimabukuro • Saturday at Castle Theater, MACC; COLEMAN SAUNDERS photo.

The curtain rises on “My Name is ‘Opukaha’ia,” written and performed by Moses Good, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. The one-man play commemorates the 200th anniversary of ‘Opukaha’ia’s passing. Tickets are $21 (plus applicable fees) with a 10 percent discount for MACC members and children 12 and younger admitted at half price. For tickets and more information, head to the box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

‘WILLY WONKA’ WINDS UP ENDEARING STAGE RUN

Baldwin Theatre Guild concludes Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka” at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the H.P. Baldwin High School auditorium in Wailuku. Tickets, available at the box office 45 minutes before each show, are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for students ages 12 to 17, and $5 for keiki 11 and younger. See Page 5 for more information.

SPRING BREAK FESTIVITIES AT MAKAWAO TOWN PARTY

Enjoy ono eats, vendor booths, arts and crafts, Upcountry merchants and Komoda Keiki Zone from 6 to 9 p.m. at Makawao’s “Spring Break” town party. Catch Benny Uyetake and his band, plus Hawaiian hula and chant by Makamae Murray, plus Relic, Get Up and Dance. Admission is free. Or check out the Makawao History Walking Tour at 8 p.m.For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

“Go for the Green” party goers • Saturday at Lahaina; Alandra Porrazzo photo courtesy Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

UKULELE VIRTUOSO JAKE SHIMABUKURO RETURNS

Incorporating jazz, blues, rock, pop, classical and flamenco, Jake Shimabukuro performs with cellist Joshua Nakazawa in the Ho’onanea Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at the MACC. Preshow festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. and include vendors and live music. Tickets run $15 to $85 (plus applicable fees). For tickets and more information, head to the box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

YOUTH PERFORMANCES OF ‘ROBIN HOOD’ CONCLUDE

Catch Maui OnStage Youth Theater perform “Robin Hood and His Merry Men” at 11 a.m. today and 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children. For tickets and information, call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com. See Page 5 for more information.

Maui Girlz Shave Ice • Saturday at Maui Swap Meet, courtesy MGSI.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARTY TO BENEFIT ROTARY CLUB

Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset’s fifth annual “Go for the Green” party, featuring no-host bar, dinner buffet, live and silent auctions, and music by Nevah Too Late, kicks off at 6 p.m. in the Molokai Ballroom at Royal Lahaina Resort in Kaanapali. Tickets are $100 in advance, $125 at the door. Purchase tickets at www.universe.com/goforthegreen2019. For information, call 206-5062.

BUY SHAVE ICE, HELP MAUI FOOD BANK’S PROGRAM

Maui Girlz Shave Ice will donate to Maui Food Bank’s Aloha BackPack Buddies program 100 percent of its proceeds acquired from purchases between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the weekly Maui Swap Meet in the UH-Maui College parking lot on Kaahumanu Avenue in Kahului.

WILLIE K ST. PATRICK’S DAY GOLF TOURNAMENT

Enjoy a day of golf, games, contests, silent auctions, banquet, live music and even a mermaid or two at the Willie K St. Patrick’s Day Golf Tournament beginning at 11:30 a.m. with registration, play at 12:30 p.m., silent auction from 2:30 to 8:30 p.m. and music from approximately 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Mulligans on the Blue in Wailea. For information or to register for tournament or banquet, call 250-8288.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

‘PUBLIC LOVE’ BRINGS BIG DRAMA, ENERGY TO DANCE

Displaying the choreography of Morgan Thorson, “Public Love” stages an intervention on contemporary western dance culture at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $35 and $45 (plus applicable fees) with a 10 percent discount for MACC members and children 12 and younger admitted at half price. For tickets and more information, head to the box office, call 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

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