Island Events • May 30, 2019

Featured events this week

Ronan Mangat appears as the man-cub “Mowgli“ in “The Jungle Book” ballet • Fri.-Sun. at Seabury Hall, Makawo, CHELSEA FINE photo.

FRIDAY, MAY 30

‘JUNGLE BOOK’ BALLET IS NEW LOOK AT OLD CLASSIC

Enjoy a fresh interpretation of the Rudyard Kipling classic as Alexander Academy Performing Company presents “The Jungle Book” ballet at 6 p.m. tonight, 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall campus in Makawao. Tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for children younger than 12. VIP seats are $28 for adults and $17 for children and are available by calling 878-8970 or going online to www.thejunglebook.brownpapertickets.com. For more information, visit www.alexanderacademy.info.

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.

Kea, a local rescue dog who was adopted • MHS Pet Adoption • Saturday at Kahului, MONA DE CRINIS photo.

HOIST A HEFTY PINT FOR MAUI’S FOREST BIRDS

Join Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project for a pint night from 6 to 10 p.m. at Maui Brewing Company Lahaina Brewpub, 4405 Honoapiilani Hwy. in the Kahana Gateway Center. Half the pub profits from house beers sold will go towards protecting native birds, like the Kiwikiu, on Maui. For more information, call 573-0280 or visit www.mauiforestbirds.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 31

FIND YOUR FURRY BEST FRIEND AT PET ADOPTION

Maui Humane Society will feature adorable, adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Petco in Kahului’s Puunene Shopping Center. It’s your chance to give a sweet pup a forever home. For more information, visit www.mauihumanesociety.org.

GET ‘MYSTIC GROOVE’ ON AT THIS YEAR’S ART=MIXX

Aligned with the current Schaefer International Gallery exhibit, Sidney Yee: Wabi-Sabi, ArT=Mixx rages with DJ Blake, Visual Alchemy and Lucid Fire from 7 to 11 p.m. at Schaefer and Yokouchi Pavilion at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Eco-tweaked upcycle fashions are encouraged. General admission is free; VIP Lounge access is $40 (plus applicable fees).

DEJA VU 15 FOR MAGICAL EVENING WITH DANCING

Deja Vu 15, a stylish evening of dinner and dancing, still has tickets available for open-seating dancing beginning at 6:30 p.m. at King Kamehameha’s Waikapu Ballroom with Jeannette Trevias playing jazz piano music followed by Asian Blend featuring Desiree Echalas and Marlene Markos and the Fabulous Shamrocks. Dance-only tickets are $30. For tickets and more information, call 385-6006.

SUNDAY, JUNE 1

KAHALAWAI BLENDS PAST AND PRESENT WITH MUSIC

Kahalawai, featuring Joshua Kahula and Pi’ilani Arias, will hold a CD release concert in the McCoy Studio Theater on Sunday at 3 p.m. Special guests include Na Hoa with Ikaika Blackburn, Halehaku Seabury-Akaka and Keone Souza, and Kumu Hula Kamaka Kukona and Halau O Ka Hanu Lehua. Tickets are $25 and $35 (plus applicable fees).

* To purchase tickets or request information for events at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului, call 242-7469, visit www.mauiarts.org or head to the box office (unless otherwise specified in event listing).

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