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Island Events • August 29, 2019

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Kalae Parish • Tonight at Lahaina, courtesy the artist.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29

HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES BALDWIN HOME MUSEUM

Enjoy a free Hawaiian music series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. featuring Kala’e Parish on the front lawn of the Baldwin Home Museum at the corner of Front and Dickenson Streets in Lahaina. Limited seating is provided and blankets, mats and low beach chairs are welcome. This ongoing program is supported by Hawai’i Tourism Authority and Outlets of Maui. Hawaiian Music Series is hosted by Lahaina Restoration Foundation. A paid parking lot is located behind the venue with access from Dickenson Street. Parking fees from the lot are used by the Lahaina Restoration Foundation to maintain and preserve the many historic sites in Lahaina. For more information, visit www.lahainarestoration.org.

ALL ARE INVITED TO LANA’I FIFTH FRIDAY TOWN PARTY

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

ProArts Playhouse’s “S. S. Burlesque” • Saturday at Kihei, courtesy Wolf Pack/ProArts Playhouse.

JCS OF MAUI HOLDS ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui holds its 50th anniversary gala at 5:30 p.m. at the King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu. The gala honors one of the organization’s founding board members, Yukie Hirano Ueoka. Tickets are $150 per person. Sponsorship packages are also available. The formal event will include a buffet dinner, entertainment and a silent auction. Funds raised from the gala will be used to repair the Japanese tea house at the Kepaniwai Gardens in Iao Valley. For more information, visit jscmaui.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

KE ALAHELE EDUCATION FUND BENEFIT DINNER

Maui Economic Development Board will hold their annual Ke Alahele Education Fund Benefit Dinner & Auction, “Pathways to Our Future,” from 4:30 to 9 p.m. at the Wailea Beach Resort — Marriott, Maui. This fun-filled evening celebrates the achievements of students involved in STEM classes (science, technology, engineering and math). Guests can bid on more than 150 items during the popular Apples for Education auctions, compete in teams during MEDB’s signature interactive game and enjoy memorable presentations by Maui County’s STEM stars. Discounted rooms rates are available for dinner guests at the Wailea Beach Resort-Marriott, Maui. Individual seats are $200. For more information, visit www.medb.org or call 875-2300.

HOP ABOARD PROARTS RESQUE S.S. BURLESQUE

ProArts Playhouse’s SS Burlesque brings you The Voyage of the Naughty Yacht! Cabaret and cocktails are sure to delight all the senses during a fantastical trip around the world casting off at 8 p.m. (boarding begins at 7:30 p.m.) at ProArts Playhouse in Azeka Makai in Kihei. Reserve your stateroom for $30 or enjoy front-row, VIP treatment for $45. For tickets and more information, call 663-6550 or email proartsmaui@gmail.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

JOIN MANA’O RADIO UPCOUNTY FUNDRAISER

Mana’o Radio invites you to to Upcountry Sundays — the station’s monthly benefit showcase, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Casanova Italian Restaurant and Deli in Makawao from 2 to 5 p.m. Catch Kanoa, one of Maui’s most talented, innovative artists, as well Justin, Nick and Tripp who combine their talents into a rock-funk groove. Opening the afternoon jam is Maui fave Garrett Probst. Cost is $10 at the door which benefits Mana’o Radio. For more information, visit www.manaoradio.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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