Island Events • August 8, 2019

Featured events this week

Ahumanu musical group • Friday at Lahaina Town Party, courtesy the artists

THURSDAY, AUG. 8

PROGRAM ENGAGES KEIKI IN HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE

Punana Leo O Maui (Hawaiian Language Immersion Preschool Program) discussed in Akaku Maui Community Media presentation led by Kili Namau’u from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Akaku Upstairs, 333 Dairy Rd. in Kahului. Walk-ins welcome, reservations recommended by calling 871-5554 or visiting www.akaku.org/salons.

FRIDAY, AUG. 9

LAHAINA TOWN PARTY IS GREAT FUN FOR FAMILIES

Comedian Kevin Farley will perform in inaugural “Maui LIVE Comedy Series” • Friday & Saturday at Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku, courtesy the artist.

Celebrate good times at Lahaina’s monthly town party from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy town party staples such as vendor booths, arts and crafts, keiki activities, Lahaina merchants, gallery events, entertainment by the Maui Jam Band from 5 to 7 p.m., Ahumanu from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. and more. Also Maui Writers Ink authors invite you to visit their Local Authors table and register for a free book giveaway beginning at 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.

‘DANCEHALL DAYS’ MOVES TO BEAT AT FLEETWOOD’S

Your hands will clap and fingers snap during the “Dancehall Days” show beginning at 8 p.m. at Fleetwood’s on Front St. in Lahaina. Celebrate the venue’s seventh anniversary with a dance event featuring the best of Fleetwood Mac and other iconic hits. Tickets available at www.fleetwoodsonfrontst.com/buy-tickets. And from Monday through Aug. 18, indulge in rosé to your heart’s content during Rosé Week. For more information, visit www.fleetwoodsonfrontst.com.

LIVE COMEDY SERIES PREMIERES ON STAGE

Catch the first “Maui LIVE Comedy Series” with Kevin Farley, John Padon and Chuck Thompson. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets are $25 general, $40 premium reserved. To purchase tickets for any Iao Theater event call 242-6969 or order online at www.mauionstage.com.

PERFECT iMOVIE VIDEO EDITING THIS WEEKEND

Learn basic Apple iMovie editing techniques, tools, tips and shortcuts from 3 to 7 p.m. today or 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Akaku Maui Community TV, 333 Dairy Rd. in Kahului. Cost is $100, $80 for APA members and $50 for those ages 12 to 18. For more information or to register, call 871-5554, email danny@akaku.org or visit www.akaku.org.

WORKSHOP ON STROKES, BRAIN FOR CAREGIVERS

Maui Adult Day Care Centers and Maui County Office on Aging invites the public to a free caregiver workshop on brain injuries, strokes and spinal cord injuries from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Hale Mahaolu Home Pumehana, 290 Kolapa Pl. on Molokai. For more information, call (808) 871-5804 or email kathleen@madcc.org.

SATURDAY, AUG. 10

RUMMAGE, GOODS, FOOD SALE FOR PAIA MISSION

The Paia Mantokuji Soto Zen Mission invites you to peruse and purchase plants, gently used furniture and household goods and food items including sushi, rice dishes and baked goods from 8 a.m. to noon on mission grounds at 253 Hana Hwy. Monies raised will help fund shoreline erosion and general maintenance projects. For more information, call 280-5007.

SECOND ANNUAL ‘AHA MAULIOLA AT UH-MAUI

‘Aha Mauliola explores and encourages native Hawaiian cultural practices and activities for optimal health and wellness, featuring speakers, workshops, health screenings and free keiki dental services, food, silent auction and more from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at University of Hawaii, Maui College. Admission is free. For more information, call 244-4647, ext. 6841.

PLANTING PARTY TO HELP HEALTH OF CORAL REEFS

The Coral Reef Alliance is seeking volunteers to plant native Hawaiian species from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to help reduce erosion and sediment impacting West Maui’s coral reefs. Meet at 275 Oka Kope Rd. in Lahaina and bring a water bottle, sun protection, closed-toed shoes and a sack lunch. If interested, sign up at www.coral.org/maui, email afink@coral.org or call 633-6029.

SUNDAY, AUG. 11

SLIDE SHOW AND LECTURE ILLUMINATE MAUI’S PAST

Na Keiki O Emalia presents a free slide show and lecture by DeSoto Brown, historian at Honolulu’s Bishop Museum, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the J. Walter Cameron Center, 95 Mahalani St. in Wailuku. Find out what Maui was like in the past and how the island marketed itself to become the tourism powerhouse it is today. For more information, call 214-9832.

MONDAY, AUG. 12

ONO! SERIES BACK WITH ‘A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2’

Catch the free reading of “The Doll House, Part 2” by Lucas Hnath — the 2017 Tony Award-winning comedy that explores gender roles and societal expectations through the eyes of a woman too exceptional for her era — at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. 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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