Island Events

New Shanghai Circus returns • MACC • Monday & Tuesday

ENJOY THE YEAR’S GRANDEST FAMILY SPECTACULAR: China’s most daring acrobats, jugglers, balance artists and contortionists return to Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului with the New Shanghai Circus. Building on traditional Chinese acts, the NSC adds layers of complexity and daring as ...

Island Events • January 4, 2018

TODAY, JAN. 4 SENTRY TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS IN FULL SWING Wanna see golf pros such as Justin Thomas, PGA Player of the Year, and fan favorite Rickie Fowler play golf? Then drive to Lahaina Civic Center, park for free and take a free shuttle to the Kapalua Plantation Course for this ...

Carleton Plein-Art Exhibit opens ~ Village Galleries • Friday

CARLETON GRASPS ISLE NOSTALGIC CHARM: Village Galleries in Lahaina will open 2018 with a gala reception from 6 to 9 p.m. with refreshments and live music for award-winning plein-air artist Carleton, a repeat winner of the Lahaina Poster contest whose light-filled oils reflect the island’s ...

Phil Lesh & Friends • Tonight and Friday

MUSIC OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD LIVES ON IN PHIL LESH & FRIENDS. Former Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh resurrects much of the legendary rock band’s material with fresh twists and innovations while remaining loyal to the original music’s unique quality and non-conformist vibe. This ...

Island Events • December 28, 2017

TODAY, DEC. 28 ENJOY SOULFUL VOCALS AND SLACK-KEY MASTERY Recording artist John Cruz performs at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s monthly Hawaiian Music Series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in front of Baldwin Home Museum (corner of Dickenson and Front streets) in Lahaina. No charge for admission. ...

Island Events • December 21, 2017

TODAY, DEC. 21 EAT, DRINK, MAKE MERRY WHILE WILLIE K ROCKS IT Willie K and the Warehouse Blues Band perform at 8 p.m. at King Kamehameha Golf Club in Kahului with dancing until 10 p.m. Tickets for the show are $30; $70 includes the show and a prime rib and seafood buffet beginning at 6:30 ...

Napua Greig • Today

FREE COOKIES AND CONCERT BY LOCAL FAVORITE NAPUA GREIG. Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions present Picnic for Poki featuring a performace by Kula singer Napua Greig at 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church (103 S. High Street) in Wailuku. Greig is the kumu hula of Halau Na Lei ...

Island Events • December 14, 2017

TODAY, DEC. 14 THE ANGELIC SOUND OF HARPS FOR THE HOLIDAYS Harpists Lily Swan and Crissy Palmieri perform holiday music from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Wailuku Public Library. Admission is free. Call 243-5766 for more information. ENJOY DINNER, DANCING AND A ROCKIN’ WILLIE K Willie K and ...

A Whale of a Tale • Friday

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTOGRAPHER SHARES STORIES, DISCOVERIES. Famed NatGeo photographer Flip Nicklin relates experiences and unexpected discoveries along his photographic journey in “Searching for Unicorns” from 5 to 7 p.m. at National Geographic | Fine Art Galleries Maui, located in The ...

Island Events • December 7, 2017

TODAY, DEC. 7 LOCAL WRITER SHARES HIS TIPS ON THE SHORT STORY Wayne Moniz, award-winning writer and playwright, offers a workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. at Akaku Upstairs (333 Dairy Rd., Ste. 204 in Kahului) on the elements of writing a successful short story. Admission is free, but reservations ...

Enjoy ‘Off Beat’ • Saturday

Katie Thiroux’s ‘split-brain virtuosity’ comes to Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Bob Doerschuk of ‘DownBeat’ magazine gives Katie Thiroux’s sophomore album “Off Beat” four gleaming stars and likens her finesse at singing while playing the acoustic bass to a form of cerebral ...

Island Events • November 30, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 30 HEAR THE STORY OF THE UKULELE THROUGH SONG The husband-wife duo of Richard Tom and Mele Fong — the Hawaiian Serenaders — present “Story of the Ukulele and Concert” at 6:30 p.m. at Wailuku Library. Admission is free. For more information, call 281-4981 or visit ...

‘From Here to the Stars!’ • Saturday

DINNER CONCERT OFFERS THE PERFECT MARRIAGE OF SENSES. Enjoy superb musical performances purposefully paired with pupu, three-course dinner and dessert donated by some of Maui’s finest restaurants. The Maui Music Mission’s fundraiser, “From Here to the Stars!” debuts from 6 to 10 p.m. at ...

Island Events • November 23, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 23 HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! FRIDAY, NOV. 24 PIANIST PERFORMS BEST OF CLASSICAL MASTERS Internationally renowned pianist Nadejda Vlaeva will present a concert of Beethoven, Liszt and Bortkiewicz at 7:30 p.m. at the Makawao Union Church Sanctuary. A minimum $10 cash donation is ...

Showcase under the stars • Friday

INAUGURAL ART AUCTION BENEFITS CANCER PATIENTS. Four Seasons Resort Maui marries two of its most cherished traditions — promoting local artists and supporting the fight against cancer — with Showcase Under the Stars art auction from 5 to 10 p.m. on the resort’s luxurious grounds in ...

Island Events • November 16, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 16 FEAST ON FRESH COOKIES AND TRADITIONAL MUSIC Picnic for Poki, presented by Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions, invites all to a free concert by slack-key guitarist and vocalist Kevin Brown from 11 a.m. to noon at the historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. Enjoy homemade ...

Hana Limu Festival • Friday and Saturday

HOKULE‘A AND CREW VISIT TWO-DAY HANA LIMU FESTIVAL. Celebrate the ninth annual Hana Limu Festival at Kapueokahi Beach in Hana Bay Beach Park. Friday: Talk story with speakers including LorMona Meredith, coordinator of Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Promise to the Pae‘aina and Hokule‘a ...

Island Events • November 9, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 9 BALANCE YOUR INNER/OUTER ENTREPRENEUR Incorporating Montessori techniques, Mira Nissam coaches entrepreneurs how to keep your life in balance and slow down for maximum effectiveness. The seminar is free and takes place from 12 to 1 p.m. at 70 E. Kaahumanu Avenue in Kahului. For ...

Art exhibits and events • This week

ART FOR (AND CREATD BY) ALL AGES. • View acclaimed marine artist’s limitless flow. Robert Lyn Nelson expands his innovative modern marine style with new techniques and subject matter. See his tribute to the Beatles series and meet the artist from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. during Friday Art Night ...

Island Events • November 2, 2017

TODAY, NOV. 2 ‘THE MASK MESSENGER’ TRANSFORMS AT MACC Faustwork Mask Theatre founder Rob Faust presents vignettes that introduce a unique synthesis of theater, physical comedy, music, dance and poetry. Performance is at 7:30 p.m. in McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts ...