First photo: Cassie Pali and David Kauha’aha’a attended the Maui Songwriters Festival Dec. 7 at MACC. BRYAN BERKOWITZ photo
Second photo: Sequioa (from left), Brielle and Ryko Broome enjoyed the Maui Songwriters Festival Dec. 7 at MACC. BRYAN BERKOWITZ photo
Third photo: Kaleo Lung-Grant Schwartz and Jeffery Tai are pictured at the Hale Mahaolu Akahi tree lighting celebration Dec. 5 in Kahului. DENNIS BELEN photo
Fourth photo: Erin Gusman (left) and Kim Phillips attended the Hale Mahaolu Akahi tree lighting celebration Dec. 5 in Kahului. DENNIS BELEN photo
Fifth photo: Dan Bass is flanked by Stephanie Durrie (left) and Kristen Aarsbergen at the Maui Songwriters Festival Dec. 7 at MACC. BRYAN BERKOWITZ photo
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With Kingston Trio co-founder Bob Shane’s blessing, the trio continues today with new members. They are Tim Gorelangton (from left), who was born in Hawaii and recorded with co-founder Nick Reynolds; Mike Marvin, the adopted son of Nick Reynolds; and Don Marovich. Using only acoustic guitars and banjos, and singing simple, yet memorable, good-time melodies, the original trio revolutionized pop music.
Charlize Theron (from left) Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie are shown in a scene from “Bombshell.”
Henry Kapono will celebrate the holidays with song on Saturday at MACC. Bill Hale photo.
Andrew Molina will appear with Neal Chin and Arlie-Avery Asiu at 7 p.m. Saturday at Maui Coffee Attic in Wailuku for “A Night of Ukulele Jams.”
Jam-packed with favorite holiday songs, “The Reluctant Elf” follows an elf (Ross Young), who tries to convince his less than enthusiastic eight-year-old daughter (Mikaela Petrilli, pictured above) how great it is to work for Santa as they venture through Christmastown. PETER SWANZY photo
Logan Heller (left) and Mia Utrillo appear in a scene from “The Nutcracker.” MAPA’s large cast includes youth dance students, MAPA alumni and the dance instructors, as well as members of the Maui performing arts community. PETER SWANZY photo
Charlize Theron (left) and John Lithgow are shown in a scene from “Bombshell.” Hilary B. Gayle/Lionsgate photos via AP
Adam Driver plays Kylo Ren in a scene from “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” Disney/Lucasfilm photo
Mele Fong and Richard Tom — The Hawaiian Serenaders — will entertain during the Picnic for Poki free concert at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku.
Shrimp tacos are served in tortillas with pico de gallo, grilled shrimp, cilantro, onion and shredded cabbage. AYA GANZ photo