Island Events • May 9, 2019
Featured events this week
FRIDAY, MAY 10
HAWAII’S MUSIC, CULTURE CELEBRATED IN LAHAINA
“Mele Mei Lahaina” is the theme of this month’s Lahaina Second Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. on Front Street, featuring vendor booths, arts and crafts, keiki activities, Lahaina merchants, entertainment by Maui Jam, Napua, Marvin Tevaga and Cody Pueo Pata, plus hula and free lessons and demonstrations on Hawaiian cultural weaving. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
MIXED MEDIA PAINTER PRESENTS NEW EXHIBIT
Self-proclaimed master up-cycler Taryn Alessandro, recognized for incorporating unusual elements into her work, will be on hand at the opening of her new exhibit from 7 to 10 p.m. at Sargent’s Gallery, 802 Front St., in Lahaina. For more information, visit www.sargentsfineart.com
BALDWIN VARIETY SHOW CAPS STELLAR SEASON
The Baldwin High Performing Arts Learning Center and Baldwin Theatre Guild conclude their season with “Variety Show Extravaganza” featuring singing, dancing and skits at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday and Monday in the Loudon Mini-Theatre located in the back of the H.P. Baldwin High School campus in Wailuku. General admission tickets are $5 and are available at the box office 30 minutes prior to showtime.
‘THE BOYS NEXT DOOR’ FINAL WEEKEND SHOWS
Maui OnStage’s “The Boys Next Door,” which examines societal attitudes toward the mentally challenged, concludes its run with performances at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets range from $20 to $40 and can be ordered online at www.mauionstage.com or by calling 242-6969.
SATURDAY, MAY 11
HENRY KAPONO AND NEXT GEN HAWAIIAN ARTISTS
Celebrating his four-time Na Hoku Hanohano nominated album, “The Songs of C&K,” Henry Kapono brings the next generation of Hawaiian performers including Mike Love, Paula Fuga, Starr Kalahiki, Kalani Pe’a and Tavana on stage at 7:30 p.m. at Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $35, $45 and $65, with a limited number of “Hangin’ with Henry” VIP tickets available at $125 (plus applicable fees).
CHARITY WALK TO BENEFIT MAUI’S MANY NONPROFITS
Cheer on your favorite nonprofit or participate yourself in the annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk from 6:45 to 10 a.m. at War Memorial Soccer Field. Walkers are treated to food, fun and drinks at checkpoints along the route. Registration fee to walk is $35. For more information, call 244-8625.
POT PAINTING GREAT WAY TO PARTY FOR MOM’S DAY
Enjoy a beautiful morning painting pots from 10 a.m. to noon in Maui Nui Botanical Gardens and take home two pots containing native plants. MNBG Horticulturist Kaili Kosaka will oversee painting instruction and plant care suggestions. Cost is $50 or $25 for MNBG members. For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPEND YOUR ‘NIGHT UNDER STARS’ FOR ROTARY CLUB
The Rotary Club of Lahaina and Lahaina Rotary Youth Foundation present their annual fundraiser, “A Night Under the Stars,” at 6 p.m. at the Lahaina Jodo Mission on Ala Moana Street. Entertainment includes the Lahainaluna Jazz Band and Grammy Award-winner George Kahumoku. Tax-deductible ticket prices are $60, $100 for VIP, $800 for a table of 10 and include full buffet non-alcoholic drinks (you may BYOB) and entertainment. Visit www.rotarycluboflahaina.org for more information.
SUNDAY, MAY 12
LACE UP YOUR SNEAKERS FOR WAHINE WALK/RUN
Billed as Maui’s only all women’s event, the 40th annual Na Holo wahine 5K run and 1-mile walk kicks off at 7 a.m. at Keopuolani Park in Wailuku. For more information, visit www.virr.com or call 271-4057.
SPIRITUALITY FOCUS OF MARSHALLA LECTURE
Dr. Joe Marshalla shares insights from multiple death experiences at a lecture/satsang at 7 p.m. in Heritage Hall Maui, 401 Baldwin Ave., in Paia. Donations between $15 and $20 suggested, but no one will be turned away. For more information, visit www.mauieventsfrommandala.com.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
MUSIC BLOOMS DURING SCHOOL BAND SERIES
Maui Waena Intermediate School Band performs at 6:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at the MACC. Admission is free.
* 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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