Island Events • July 11, 2019
Featured events this week
FRIDAY, JULY 12
JOIN NATIONWIDE VIGIL AGAINST BORDER CAMPS
Participate in “Maui Lights for Liberty: Candlelight Vigil” — part of a nationwide protest — from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the UH Maui campus lawn that fronts the Ka’a’ike building. This fire-free free event features speakers and “resistance’ music. Download a candle app for your phone or bring a battery-operated candle to join in this momentous statement. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/471597516742497.
CELEBRATE ‘FRENCH WEEK’ WITH ONO BAKED GOODS
Pick up boxes of cream puffs, tarts, puff pastries and/or eclairs priced at $18.50 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during French Week at Back Door Bake Shop in the Pa’ina building on the UH Maui campus in Kahului.
LAHAINA CREATIVE ARTS IN FOCUS AT TOWN PARTY
Celebrate Lahaina’s creative arts community at the monthly town party from 5 to 8 p.m. Notable events include the announcement of winners of the short story contest at 6 p.m. in Campbell Park and a reception for the Lahaina poster contest from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lahaina Arts Society Gallery. Enjoy town party staples such as vendor booths, arts and crafts, keiki activities, Lahaina merchants, gallery events, entertainment by the Maui Jam Band and more. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
SATURDAY, JULY 13
GET GOOEY WITH YOUR OWN SLIME AT LIBRARY
Wailuku Public Library caps off its summer reading program with an opportunity for keiki five years of age and older to make their own custom glittery galaxy space slime during one of three sessions: 10:30 to 11 a.m., 11 to 11:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. to noon. Event is free but reservations are required by calling 873-3097. Children younger than 10 must be accompanied by an assisting adult. For more information, visit www.librarieshawaii.org.
GO ECO AND HELP PLANT NATIVE HAWAIIAN PLANTS
Coral Reef Alliance invites interested persons to volunteer their time planting native Hawaiian plants to help reduce erosion and sediment reaching West Maui’s coral reefs. Bring a sack lunch, water bottle, sun protection and closed-toed shoes. To sign up, visit http://coral.org/maui and click volunteer sign-up from menu, email email@example.com or call 633-6029.
FAMILY FUN REIGNS AT CARNIVAL AT CANNERY
Carnival at the Cannery returns from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lahaina Cannery in partnership with ‘Ohana Maui Youth Foundation. Celebrate culture, art, food and family with ono grinds; entertainment by Braddah Joe, Erick Grillo, The Takeouts and Maui Ukulele Sisters; raffle prizes; a bouncy castle; an air-conditioned mobile game theater and more. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEARN TO MAKE TORCHES FROM NATIVE KUKUI TREE
Discover the art of making lamalama, or torches for night fishing, from kukui trees with cultural practitioner Ko’i Lum from 9 a.m. to noon at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens in Wailuku. Cost is $50 or $25 for current Garden members. For more information, visit www.mnbg.org.
MONDAY, JULY 15
ONO! PRESENTS READING OF HENRIK IBSEN DRAMA
Maui OnStage’s ONO! (One Night Only) series returns with a staged reading of Henrik Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People” at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater. The free ONO! events generally happen every second Monday of the month. For more information, visit www.mauionstage.com.
* 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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