Island Events • March 21, 2019

Featured events this week

Tabla master Zakir Hussain • Tonight at Castle Theater at the MACC, SUSANA MILLMAN photo.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

TABLA AND SITAR CREATE MAGICAL MUSIC TOGETHER

Tabla master Zakir Hussain and sitarist Niladri Kumar come together in a stellar performance at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Those attending are requested to arrive by showtime. Late-comers will not be permitted to enter the theater until after the first piece is over. Tickets are $35, $50 and $65 (plus applicable fees). For tickets or more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

MICROSCOPIC VIEWS OF BEACH SAND, FLOWERS

Dr. Gary Greenberg, scientist, author, teacher and photographer, examines the beauty of nature very up close and personal during “Hidden Treasures from the Micro World” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Akaku Upstairs, 333 Dairy Rd., Ste. 204 in Kahului. Free admission with reservation, which can be made at https://conta.cc/2EDEz1Z.

Sitar player Niladri Kumar • Tonight at Castle Theater at the MACC, courtesy the MACC.

CACAO, SOUND CEREMONY AT MONTAGE KAPALUA BAY

Discover the healing properties of cacao and sound baths featuring Tibetan singing bowls, drum, rattle and chimes as Christina Felty and Paul Balmer of Shanti Sound Healing offer a ceremonial journey beginning at 6 p.m. at Spa Montage Kapalua Bay. Cost is $45 per person for attendees 16 years of age and older. Reservations required, visit www.eventbrite.com. Call 665-8282 for more information.

TERPENES AND MEDICAL CANNABIS DISCUSSED

Learn about the health benefits of cannabis and its terpenes at a free presentation beginning at 4 p.m. in the Pono Life Education and Resource Center (415 Dairy Rd.) in Kahului, next to licensed medical cannabis dispensary Pono Life Maui, a licensed medical cannabis dispensary. For more information, contact info@ponolife.net.

BONE UP ON RETIREMENT AT FREE PRESENTATION

“Rise of the Wahines: Champions of Title IX” promotional poster • Sunday at the MACC, courtesy the MACC.

Lis Arcienega, an insurance adviser and financial strategist, discusses retirement plans, strategies and checklists during a presentation beginning at 6 p.m. at Wailuku Public Library (251 S. High St.). For more information about this free, one-hour presentation, call 243-5766.

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

FOURTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY IN KIHEI ROCKS

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 Kuaola, Kalimaya’s Exergy35, Kalani Pe’a, Missy Aguilar and more. Complimentary parking at Azeka Makai, Kihei Plaza and St. Theresa Church. For more information, email kiheifridays@gmail.com.

MEET ‘N’ GREET WITH ‘TWO WORLDS’ PAINTER NELSON

Artist and environmentalist Robert Lyn Nelson, creator of the 1979 “Two Worlds” painting depicting life above and below the ocean, will be available to the public from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Lahaina Galleries (736 Front St.) during Friday Art Walk. For more information, call 856-3080 or visit www.lahainagalleries.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

VISIT KAHULUI HONGWANJI BAZAAR FOR FAMILY FUN

Peruse and purchase items at Kahului Hongwanji Spring Bazaar from 7 to 11 a.m. on temple grounds at 291 S. Puunene Ave. Food items for sale include chow fun, Al’s BBQ Pit teri chicken plate, pickled vegetables, cookies and other baked goods. Also available are plants, fresh vegetables and fruits, cut flowers, rummage items and a country store. Bring a reusable bag. For more information, call 871-4732.

JAM TO DRUMS, MORE ON WHALE WATCHING CRUISE

Join Adisa Omar for a jammin’ good-time cruise on Pacific Whale Foundation’s Odyssey leaving Maalaea Harbor at 4 p.m. Bring your own drums or dance to the beat of African drumming by Gand Alf Bock and friends. Tickets are $45 for VIP, $35 for general admission and $30 for seniors and are available at www.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 298-9022.

SKY PHOTOGRAPHY TOPIC OF HALEAKALA WORKSHOP

Learn from Haleakala National Park’s 2019 Artist in Residence, astrophotographer Stan Honda, during a workshop beginning at 5 p.m. at the Headquarters Visitor Center in the park’s Summit District. While the event is free, park entrance fee or park pass is required, as is preregistration by calling 572-4425.

ORGANIST ADAM PAJAN PERFORMS FREE CONCERT

The Hawaii Chapter of the American Guild of Organists presents a free concert by Dr. Adam Pajan featuring pieces by Bach, Gershwin, Mendelssohn and others at 6 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Keokea (8992 Kula Hwy.). For more information, visit www.adampajan.com.

‘THE BEST OF BURLESQUE’ TITILLATES ADULT VIEWERS

Cabaret & Cocktails presents “The Best of Burlesque,” a one-night-only celebration featuring dance numbers, comedy and songs, at 8 p.m. at the ProArts Playhouse in Azeka Shopping Center Makai in Kihei. General admission tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door or are available online at www.bestofburlesque.eventbrite.com. “The Best of Burlesque” is a 21 and older event.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

CATCH YOUTH CONCERTO WINNERS PERFORMANCE

The Maui Chamber Orchestra presents “Young Artists/Rising Stars” conducted by Maestro Robert E. Willis featuring Jeremy Lee (piano) Erin Nishi (violin) and Yoonah Kim (clarinet) at 3 p.m. in the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets run from $27 to $55. A talk story session with the artists begins at 1:30 p.m. for all ticket holders. For tickets and more information, visit www.mauichamberorchestra.org.

FILM ON WOMEN’S RISE IN AMERICA PLUS DISCUSSION

“Rise of the Wahine: Champions of Title IX” — the David versus Goliath documentary about how Title IX transformed our culture by granting girls and women equal access to secondary education sports programs — screens at 3 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC, followed by a discussion with the film’s creators. Tickets are $10 (plus applicable fees) and available by visiting the box office, calling 242-7469 or going online at www.mauiarts.org.

HEAR CHRISTIAN ARTIST STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN

Celebrating more than three decades of soulful family-friendly music, Steven Curtis Chapman — best-selling author and most awarded Christian musical artist — brings his SCC Solo tour to the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $29.50, $39.50, $49.50 and $75 for VIP (plus applicable fees). For tickets or more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

‘THRIVE WHEN YOU FLY’ TALK BY LONGEVITY PRO

Katharine Clark, longevity specialist and author of the “Fly Healthy: The Jetsetter Health Handbook,” discusses how frequent fliers can combat common travel-related issues such as jetlag, fatigue, dehydration and more from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Paia Heritage Center (401 Baldwin Ave.) in Paia. Learn what you’re up against. Books available as well. Cost is $10 with tickets available at www.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 926-9308.

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