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Island Events • March 28, 2019

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Henry Kapono (left) and Brother Noland • Friday at McCoy Studio Theater, MACC; courtesy the MACC.

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

BILL KIRCHEN AND HIS TRIO PLAY VALLEY ISLE

Grammy-nominated musician Bill Kirchen and his trio perform at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. A founding member of Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Kirchen is touring with drummer Steve Barbuto and bassist Tim Eschliman. Tickets are $38, $45 and $60 (plus applicable fees). To purchase tickets or for more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

AHH! SACRED SOUND BATH, MORE AT SPA MONTAGE

Christina Felty and Paul Balmer of Shanti Sound Healing present a transcendental sound journey of healing featuring sacred Tibetan singing bowls, ocean Theta drum, wind gongs and more. Cost is $30. Attendees under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required by visiting www.montagehotels.com/spamontage/kapaluabay and clicking on date. For more information, call 665-8282.

Taimane on lava rock • Saturday at McCoy Studio Theater, MACC; KIM TAYLOR REECE photo.

SAVING ‘OHI’A AND COQUI FROGS TOPICS AT AKAKU

Adam Radford and Lissa Strohecker from the Maui Invasive Species Committee present a free program featuring the short film, “Saving ‘Ohi’a — Hawaii’s Sacred Tree,” and a discussion about the invasive coqui frog from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Akaku Upstairs (333 Dairy Rd.) in Kahului. RSVP at conta.cc/2F1b6zg or call 871-5554.

STEVE APFELBAUM TALKS FUTURE OF FOOD SECURITY

‘Aina First welcomes Applied Ecological Services’ Steve Apfelbaum, who will present on the role of Maui and neighbor islands in local food security in the age of climate change beginning at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.) at the Maui Beach Hotel at 170 W. Kaahumanu Ave. in Kahului. Donations and table sponsorships are welcome. For more information, visit www.ainafirst.com/climatechange.

FREE LAHAINA CONCERT PRESENTS KAHALAWAI

The freshly formed group Kahalawai, comprising Pi’ilani Arias and Joshua Pilialoha Kahula, performs at Hawaiian Music Series free outdoor concert from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the lawn fronting the Historic Baldwin Home Museum (corner of Dickenson and Front Streets). Limited seating. Blankets, mats and low beach chairs welcome. For more information, call 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

ALL ARE INVITED TO LANA’I FIFTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY

Head to beautiful Lanai for the isle’s Fifth Friday Town Party, presented by the Lana’i Chamber of Commerce and the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, featuring food and local business vendors, live entertainment and more from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Dole Park. Take advantage of a complimentary late-night return ferry by calling Expeditions at 661-3756 in advance. For more information, visit wwwmauifridays.com/lanai.

ARTIST 2 ARTIST FEATURES KAPONO, BROTHER NOLAND

Engaging MACC concert series features multi-talented artist Henry Kapono with Brother Noland, one of the pioneers of the Jawaiian music movement, during which the musicians talk story, play music and just have fun beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater. Blayne Asing will also make an appearance. Tickets are $35, $45 and $65 (plus applicable fees). To purchase tickets or for more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

MEET BIG ISLAND ARTIST ROD CAMERON IN LAHAINA

Impressionist artist Rod Cameron, known for his colorful oils of Polynesian landscapes, sunsets and people, visits Maui from the Big Island, making a special appearance from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Lahaina Galleries on Front Street during Friday Art Walk. For more information call 856-3080 or visit wwwlahainagalleries.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

FREE HO’OPONOPONO WORKSHOP OFFERED

Keala O Kalani is offering a free Ho’oponopono Basic 1 workshop to learn the simple and effective self-help process of “making right” or correcting problems from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Wailuku. Those who attend are eligible for the Level 2 workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Call Anne at 870-6182 for location and to make reservations. For more general information, visit www.kealaokalani.com.

TAIMANE UNLEASHES HER UKULELE MAGIC AT MACC

Catch local star and ukulele virtuoso Taimane with her quartet, featuring Rachel Look, Jonathan Heraux and Jake Staron, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at the MACC. Tickets are $26 and $36 (plus applicable fees), with a portion of proceeds supporting Mana’o Radio. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

MONDAY, APRIL 1

NOT FOOLIN’! MAUI HIGH SCHOOL BAND AT MACC

Annual School Band Concert Series brings Maui High School Band to the stage at 7 p.m. in Castle Theater at the MACC. Support Maui’s hard-working young performing artists by attending this free performance. For more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

CATCH LAHAINALUNA HIGH SCHOOL BAND PERFORM

The MACC’s annual School Band Concert Series follows Maui High School Band’s performance with a presentation of Lahainaluna High School at 7 p.m. in Castle Theater at the MACC. Admission is free. For more information, visit the box office, call 242-7469 or go online to www.mauiarts.org.

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