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Island Events • September 19, 2019

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Ann Marie Wilder (left) and Geronimo Sun in “Strangers on a Train” • Tonight-Sunday at Kihei. PETER SWANZY photo

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19

RIVETING ‘STRANGERS ON A TRAIN’ CONTINUES RUN

Catch this thrilling theatrical presentation, filled with dark wit, blackmail and suspense, at 730 p.m. at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei’s Azeka Shopping Center. Additional performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 29. Tickets are $26. For tickets and more information, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.

PICNIC FOR POKI BRINGS KALEO PHILLIPS TO STAGE

Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions present Picnic for Poki, a free Hawaiian music concert featuring Kaleo Phillips, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Historic Ka’ahumanu Church, 103 S. High St in Wailuku. Enjoy complimentary fresh baked cookies and coffee from the Roselani Place kitchen. Bring your lunch, a lawn chair and a friend. For more information, call 871-7720.

St. John Kula Festival • Saturday at Kula, courtesy St. John Church.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

FESTIVALS OF ALOHA FEATURES HULE, MUSIC

Hawaiian cultural practitioners share their art through music and hula from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center as part of Festivals of Aloha events. Additional entertainment includes the Kalama School Ukulele Band, Kamehameha School Maui Ensemble and the Richard Ho’opi’i Falsetto champion. For more information, call 264-8779.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

DISCOVER THE MANY USES OF THE TI PLANT

Nils Rosenblad (left) and Gretchen Rhodes • Saturday at MACC. Shooting Stars Photography

Cultural practitioner Koʻi Lum explores the uses and versatility of ti leaf and plant, from crafting rain capes, sandals and hula skirts to thatches for houses, plates, food wrappers and whistles, from 9 a.m. to noon at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens in Kahului. Cost $50 or $25 for current garden members. Call 249-2798, email info@mnbg.org for reservations or visit www.mnbg.org.

LED ZEPPELIN CLASSICS HONORED AT ZEPMAUI X

ZepMaui X, an annual concert featuring Maui artists who honor all things Zeppelin, kicks off at 7 p.m. (gates open at 5:30 p.m.) in the Yokouchi Pavilion & Courtyard at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. An all-ages event, this high-energy evening features performances, dancing, food and entertainment. Tickets are $45, $17 for ages 17 and younger and $79 for VIP (plus applicable fees), with prices increasing day-of-show.

MAUI LILIKO’I FESTIVAL CELEBRATES ONO FRUIT

Liliko’i is the main attraction at this fun, free festival from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Napili Farmers Market. Discover the many valuable uses of liliko’i, enjoy Hawaiian music and dance, a liliko’i cooking contest, local vendors, silent auction, crafts, games for kids and much more. For more information, visit www.napilifarmersmarket.com.

UPCOUNTY TRADITION THE 37TH KULA FESTIVAL

St. John’s Kula Festival, an Upcountry tradition that families look forward to every year, takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. John’s Church, 8992 Kula Hwy. Peruse and enjoy ono local food, baked goods, fresh Kula produce, silent auction, a quilt show and children’s games. Admission is $1 or a one can of food for Maui Food Bank. Children 10 years of age and younger admitted free. For more information, call 878-1485 or visit www.stjohnsmaui.org/fest.

MONDAY, SEPT. 23

FREE PUBLIC ACCESS MEDIA CLASS AT AKAKU

Free introductory class explains the origin of public access cable television, how it is funded and how you can participate. A prerequisite for all other Akaku television production classes, the class takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. at Akaku Maui Community TV, 333 Dairy Rd., Ste. 104 in Kahului. Learn policies and procedures and take a tour of the TV studio and facilities. For information, email webmaster@akaku.org, call 871-5554 or visit www.akaku.org.

* 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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