Island Events

Island Events • April 25, 2019

THURSDAY, APRIL 25 BARRY RIVERS TALKS FILM FEST AT AKAKU Founder/director of the upcoming Maui Film Festival, Barry Rivers talks story about the film selection and submission process as well as sharing previews of films under consideration while requesting community input from 6 to 7:30 ...

Must See: Tibetan Flutist Nawang Khechog

TIBETAN FLUTE MASTER ENCHANTS WITH SPIRIT-INFUSING SOUNDS OF PEACE. Nawang Khechog, Tibet’s foremost contemporary musician and Grammy-nominated flute player, performs at 3 p.m. in the MACC’S McCoy Studio Theater accompanied by Hawaiian music legend Keola Beamer. As an added bonus, two ...

Island Events • April 18, 2019

THURSDAY, APRIL 18 HOLLIS LEE AND FRIENDS ROCK PICNIC FOR POKI Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions foster the aloha spirit with a Hawaiian music concert featuring Hollis Lee, or Uncle Hollis, and friends at 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku (103 S. High St.). Bring ...

Must See: J Boog & Tarrus Riley – BASH 2019

ISLAND REGGAE SUPERSTAR returns to maui with very special guest. Catch Samoan singer and Hawaii favorite J Boog — a wildly gifted artist who fuses reggae with R&B, hip-hop and rock — when he appears with Jamaican reggae sensation Tarrus Riley, son of veteran singer Jimmy Riley, at 6 ...

Island Events • April 11, 2019

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, APRIL 11 OCEAN / REEF HEALTH TOPIC AT AKAKU UPSTAIRS SALON Maui ...

Must See: Sean Dorsey’s ‘Boys in Trouble’

PERFORMANCE TROUPE UNPACKS TOXIC MASCULINITY THROUGH DANCE. Transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey returns to Maui with the new dance show “Boys in Trouble” — an extravaganza of full-throttle dance, raw emotion, irreverent humor and vulnerable storytelling that examines American ...

Island Events • April 4, 2019

THURSDAY, APRIL 4 HIP-HOP HITS MAUI WITH EVOLVED ATMOSPHERE Hip-hop’s Atmosphere has not only survived two decades of making music, but continues to thrive. Catch the dynamic group perform at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Tickets are $29.50 and ...

Must See: ‘Annie’ the musical

FOLLOW THE ANTICS OF THE PRECOCIOUS ANNIE IN BELOVED MUSICAL. King Kekaulike High School presents the classic Tony-Award winning musical “Annie,” based on the comic strip “Little Orphan Annie, at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through April 13, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at the King ...

Island Events • March 28, 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 28 BILL KIRCHEN AND HIS TRIO PLAY VALLEY ISLE Grammy-nominated musician Bill Kirchen and his trio perform at 7:30 p.m. in the McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. A founding member of Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen, Kirchen is touring ...

Must See: ‘Once on This Island JR.’

MORTALS AND DEITIES MINGLE IN MAUI ONSTAGE YOUTH THEATER OFFERING. Gods and goddesses meddle in the lives of mortals in Maui OnStage Youth Theater’s presentation of “Once on This Island JR.” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. This ...

Island Events • March 21, 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 21 TABLA AND SITAR CREATE MAGICAL MUSIC TOGETHER Tabla master Zakir Hussain and sitarist Niladri Kumar come together in a stellar performance at 7:30 p.m. in Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Those attending are requested to arrive by showtime. ...

Must See: Ana Vidovic

Croatian guitar virtuoso brings her elite talent to macc stage. Ana Vidovic may qualify as a musical savant of sorts. Picking up the guitar at the tender age of five, Vidovic was performing internationally at 11 years old and attending the prestigious National Musical Academy in Zagreb, ...

Island Events • March 14, 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 14 LAST CHANCES FOR SOME ‘BLACK COMEDY’ AND MORE ProArts concludes “Black Comedy” and a special presentation of “ ’dentity Crisis” at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. Tickets are $26 and available by calling ...

Must See: L.A. Dance Project

L.A. Dance project artist collective promises to wow audiences. Former Paris Opera Ballet artistic director, Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed the film “Black Swan, founded the L.A. Dance Project artist collective which hits the Maui stag at 7:30 p.m. in the Castle Theater at the MACC. ...

Must Do: Taste of school gardens

Taste of School Gardens HIGHLIGHTS locally grown ingredients. Benefiting Grow Some Good's school garden program, which connects more than 4,000 Maui students to local food sources through hands-on, outdoor learning experiences, takes place from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Maui Tropical Plantation in ...

Island Events • March 7, 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 7 BRIGHTEN YOUR DAY WITH A BIT OF BLACK COMEDY Laugh until your tummy hurts while enjoying two one-act plays, “Black Comedy” and “ ’dentity crisis,” by award-winning playwrights beginning at 7:30 p.m. at ProArts Playhouse in Kihei. The former is an uproarious ...

Must See: Jacob Jonas The Company

MIX OF CONTEMPORARY BALLET, BREAK DANCING AND ACROBATICS STUNS. Helmed by its 26-year-old namesake, Jacob Jonas The Company has garnered international esteem for honest storytelling, visceral performances and visual content creation. Named one of “12 standout companies of 2018” by the ...

Island Events • February 28, 2019

THURSDAY, FEB. 28 KAPONO WELCOMES YOU TO HIS MUSICAL PARADISE Henry Kapono — a household name throughout Hawaii and the Pacific — shares his range of musical expression in his solo album, “Welcome 2 My Paradise,” at 7:30 p.m. at McCoy Studio Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural ...

Island Events • February 21, 2019

THURSDAY, FEB. 21 PICNIC FOR POKI FEATURES LIVE HAWAIIAN MUSIC Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions bring the spirit of aloha with a Hawaiian music concert at 11 a.m. at Waikapu Community Center, 22 E. Waiko Rd. this month. Location has changed due to rainy weather. This month’s ...

Must See: Saturday • Mardi Gras Maui

LET GOOD TIMES ROLL AT MAUI AIDS FOUNDATION BENEFIT: Put on your favorite mask, beads and ‘Nawlins-style costume at Mardi Gras Maui that kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday at King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu. Or you can pick up masks and beads right there. The Maui AIDS Foundation benefit will ...