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Island Events • October 10, 2019

Featured events this week

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* 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).

THURSDAY, OCT. 10

ALOHA MAUI PRIDE DANCE PARTY IN KIHEI

Aloha Maui Pride dance party begins at 7 p.m. at Diamonds Ice Bar & Grill in Kihei. Nara Boone, Rabbitt, Makamae, John Galvan and other musicians will peform. The emcee for the night is Maui’s own Kathy Collins. It’s $10 advance, $15 at the door. Advance tickets and a full schedule of events can be found at alohamauipride.org.

CHRISTIAN SANDS TRIO AT THE MACC

Kojo Couture by Koa Johnson

The Christian Sands Trio performs at 7:30 p.m. in the MACC’s Castle Theater. Tickets are $40 and $50, and half price for kids (plus applicable fees).

SOLOIST TO PERFORM DEAN MARTIN SONGS

John Wilt, soloist, will perform classic songs made popular by Dean Martin at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at MACC. He will be accompanied by dancer Yezzi from Maui Academy of Performing Arts. Tickets are $25.

FRIDAY, OCT. 11

‘THE GRADUATE’ PLAYS AT THE IAO THEATER

Maui OnStage continues “The Graduate” adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry, directed by Rick Scheideman. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday at Historic Iao Theater. Tickets range from $20 to $40. “The Graduate” contains adult themes that may not be appropriate for all audiences. To purchase tickets for any Iao Theater event call 242-6969 or order online at www.mauionstage.com.

FESTIVALS OF ALOHA COMES TO MOLOKAI

Molokai begins Festivals of Aloha with the investiture of the Royal Court at 6 p.m. at Mitchell Pauole Center. The evening will also include a poke contest, ulu-uala-kalo contest, and entertainment. Headlining is Pa’a Pono, Moana’s Hula Halau, Ka Hehena and Kimie Miner.

KAPONO AND SANTOS IN ARTIST 2 ARTIST

Kapono and Santos perform in MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35, $45, and $65 (plus applicable fees). A backstage “Hangin’ with Henry” package is available, before the show (6:30-7 p.m.) Hangin’ with Henry tickets are $45 per person/per show (plus applicable fees) and available at the box office in person or by phone. Patrons must purchase a concert ticket to purchase the backstage ticket.

STREET PARTY FOR 2ND FRIDAY IN LAHAINA

Lahaina 2nd Friday will take place from 5 to 8:30 p.m. There will be complimentary live performances in Campbell Park with Maui Jam Band from 5 to 7 and Na Wa Eha from 7:15 to 8:30. Local Maui Writers Ink artist and author Nansy Phleger will launch her children’s book “Li Chou and the Dragon’s Promise” at 5. Business throughout Lahaina will be offering specials and entertainment.

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

WEARABLE ART AND DESIGNER TRUNK SHOW

Maui Arts & Cultural Center will present the 2019 MAMo at MACC: Wearable Art Show in collaboration with the PA’I Foundation, at 7:30 p.m. in MACC’s Yokouchi Pavilion with a designer trunk show to follow. The event celebrates and promotes the work of contemporary Hawaiian artists and designers. This year’s event includes two Maui-based designers.Those purchasing the $65 VIP tickets will have the opportunity to preview the trunk show ahead of everyone else and make their purchases prior to the show along with a meet and greet with the designers. The trunk show opens to all attendees after the show. Tickets are $35, $45; $65/VIP seating, all plus applicable fees. The VIP ticket includes a Trunk Show preview and a Meet the Designers session from 6-7 p.m. with advance trunk show purchase privileges.

R. CARLOS NAKAI DEBUTS HIS QUARTET

The R. Carlos Nakai Quartet performs in MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30, $40, and $50 (plus applicable fees).

BOOK PRESENTATION, CONCERT AT MUSEUM

There will be a free presentation and signing of the book, “Something Told Me” by Wai Kiki from 4 to 5 p.m. at Hale Ho’iki’ike at Bailey House in Wailuku. The event will precede the “Moonlight Mele with George Kahumoku Jr. & Friends” concert from 5 to 8 p.m. on the grounds of the Wailuku property. The group, Kuikawa will also perform. The concert fee is $5 per person and children under 12 years old will be admitted for free. Food and drink will be available for purchase. The concert is a benefit for Maui Historical Society. For further information, contact Hale Ho’ike’ike at Bailey House at 244-3326 or sandy@mauihistoricalsociety.org.

ALOHA MAUI PRIDE FESTIVAL AT VFW

Aloha Maui Pride Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the VFW in Kihei. Emcee of the day will be Cathy Collins. DJ Pash Sean & DJ Kurt will bring the music to dance to. Performers include ManCandy Productions, Kau’i Kruger, the Teohi nui Dance School, the Hawai’i All Star Cheer group, and the Full Flava Band, with some words from Maui’s elected representatives. A free event open to all those LGBTQ+ and their supporters. More information at alohamauipride.org/pride-festival or Facebook.com/alohamauipridefestival/events.

HO’OLAULEA FOLLOWS PARADE ON MOLOKAI

Festivals of Aloha parade begins at 9 a.m. in Kaunakakai Town with pa’u riders on horseback and country-style floats with exotic flowers. Ho’olaule’a to follow the parade at Mitchell Pauole Center. Headlining entertainment is Ka’eo and Anuhea.