Island Events • August 1, 2019
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FRIDAY, AUG. 2
‘MAMMA MIA!’ CONCLUDES ITS DANCEABLE FUN RUN
The undeniably catchy pop hits of ABBA permeating the musical hit “Mamma Mia!” end this weekend with final performances at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets run $20 to $40. To purchase tickets for any Iao Theater event, call 242-6969 or order online at www.mauionstage.com.
‘UPTOWN GETDOWN 11’ AT WAILUKU TOWN PARTY
Wailuku First Friday presents “The Uptown Getdown 11” town party from 6 to 9 p.m. on Market Street. Enjoy great food, art, crafts, local shopping, the presentation of Small Town*Big Art’s debut installation, “Some Body Some Thing” art show at Wailuku Coffee Company, “Mamma Mia” at Historic Iao Theater, breakdancing competition and free entertainment by Rabbitt Music, City & County and Fresh Cuts: Sushi & Sounds by DJ Jay P. For information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
DANCE THEATER GROUP BRINGS IT HOME IN STYLE
Adaptations Dance Theater presents its fourth annual residency and dance concert, ‘Bring it Home 2019’ with performances at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Seabury Hall’s ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center in Makawao. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for youths/students (with valid ID). To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.adaptationsdancetheater.com.
YOUTH ART EXHIBIT OPENS AT THE HUI IN MAKAWAO
Unique exhibition showcasing the work of more than 250 youth participating in the Hui’s summer arts programming celebrates its opening with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition runs through Aug. 23. Gallery hours are daily 9 to 4 p.m. with free admission. For more information, call 572-6560 or visit www.huinoeau.com.
SATURDAY, AUG. 3
COLLECTIVE B-DAY PARTY FOR MHS SHELTER DOGS
Grab your party hat and open heart and head to Maui Humane Society for “Dogust” — a birthday celebration for all shelter dogs including name-your-price adoptions — from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the shelter’s campus in Puunene. People and pups will enjoy eating birthday goodies provided by Maui Cookie Lab, created for each respectively, and kids will have fun in the keiki zone. For more information, call 877-3680 or visit www.mauihumanesociety.org.
HULIAU FOOD & FILM FEST CELEBRATES LOCAL GOODS
Support Maui Huliau Foundation while enjoying ono food and drink at the Huliau Food & Film Festival from 6 to 9 p.m. at Sugar Beach Event’s coastal venue in north Kihei. The fundraiser features chef-run farm-to-table stations plus a cash bar with locally produced libations. Admission is $95 in advance or $115 at the door and includes access to chef stations and two complimentary drinks in addition to music by Arlie Asiu, silent auction and screenings of student films. For tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com and search “cooking on Maui with Chef Lee.”
SUNDAY, AUG. 4
LACE UP FOR KRAIG VICKERS HONOR RUN
The eighth annual Kraig Vickers Honor Run kicks off at 7:30 a.m. at Keopuolani Park in Kahului with 3K and 5K runs in memory of Vickers, an explosive ordnance disposal technician who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011. The event also features door prizes, awards and live music. Entry fees vary between $20 and $30. Visit www.flpregister.com/438 for more information or to register.
SEED TO CUP FEST SHINES LIGHT ON BEST IN COFFEE
Love coffee? Then don’t miss the Maui Coffee Association’s 12th annual Seed to Cup Festival from 9 to 4 p.m. at Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu. In addition to learning and experiencing all things coffee-related, the fest features exceptional entertainment with Barry Flanagan and Eric Gilliom headlining, plus Benny Uyetake, the Ali’i Classical Trio, King Kekaulike High School Jazz Band, Zenshin Daiko drummers and so much more. Best of all, the festival is free! For more information, visit mauicoffeeassociation.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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