TODAY, MARCH 27
LIQUID CHEF SERIES TO FLOW AT MAKENA BEACH
Makena Beach & Golf Resort will set the stage with George Clooney's Casamigos Tequila at 6:30 p.m. on its oceanfront lawn. Mixologists will shake it up at five booths, and chefs will do Latino food pairings. Cost is $60. Call 875-5888.
ENJOY FREE MUSIC BY MERV OANA IN LAHAINA
Lahaina Restoration Foundation presents Hawaiian Music Series featuring Merv Oana from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Baldwin Home Museum Lawn in Lahaina. Bankets, mats and low beach chairs are welcome. The museum is located at the corner of Front and Dickenson streets.
FREE MASSED BAND CONCERT IN WAILUKU
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The Mililani Middle School symphonic band and orchestra and the Maui Waena Intermediate School concert band will perform at 6 p.m. in the War Memorial Gym. For more information, call the Maui Waena band room at 873-3077.
FRIDAY, MARCH 28
FOURTH FRIDAY HEATS THE STREET IN S. MAUI
Azeka Shopping Center, Mauka is the place to be for food, entertainment, activities, shopping and more when Fourth Friday hits the streets from 6 to 9 p.m. Entertainment features LiA LiVE; students with UH Maui College; Maui High School's marching band; DJ Dan Weisman; NE Kine Entertainment karaoke; and emcee Kathy "Tita" Collins. Also, check out the face painting, balloons, games and family activities. For details, see www.kiheifridays.com.
MURDER MYSTERY PARTY BENEFITS MAPA
Maui Academy of Performing Arts' third annual Murder Mystery Party will benefit its art programs. The event is from 6 to 10 p.m. at King Kamehameha Golf Club. For details, see Backstage or visit www.mauiacademy.org.
ENJOY FOLK ROCK DUO AT McCOY STUDIO
Husband and wife team Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's McCoy Studio Theater. Tickets are $28 in advance and $33 day of show. Call 242-7469 or buy online at www.mauiarts.org.
SATURDAY, MARCH 29
FUN FUNDRAISER FOR MAUI ONSTAGE
Enjoy an evening of behind-the-curtain peeks at the Maui Onstage Sneak Peek Dinner event from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. For details, see Backstage or visit www.mauionstage.com.
SOLOS SESSIONS WITH COLIN HAY AT THE MACC
Colin Hay, best known as the lead singer for Men at Work will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's McCoy Studio Theater. Tickets range from $45 to $65. Visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or buy online at www.mauiarts.org.
CELEBRATE PRINCE KUHIO IN PAUKUKALO
Celebrate Prince Kuhio Day from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Paukukalo Hawaiian Homes Park. Admission is free and open to the public. There will be free health screenings, informational booths, food and entertainment by Richard Ho'opi'i, Homestead Band, Na Wai Eha and Kumu Luana Kawaa and others. For more information, call 244-3288.
SPRING FESTIVAL BENEFIT FOR STUDENTS
The Rotary Club of Lahaina presents a spring festival from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Royal Lahaina Resort Oceanside Lawn to raise funds for scholarships and educational programs for local high school students. Event includes a lighted dance floor, DJ and live music and Hawaiian cuisine. Tickets are $75 ($38 of which is tax deductable). For details, visit www.rotarycluboflahaina.org.
HO'OMAU BENEFIT FOR NA LEO PULAMA O MAUI
Na Leo Pulama O Maui presents the 27th Ho'omau from 9 a.m. to sunset at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens in Wailuku. Enjoy Hawaiian artisans, demonstrations, live and silent auction, keiki zone, ono food and more. Tickets are $10 presale and $15 at the door (keiki 9 and younger free). For more information, visit www.hoomau.com or call Kili Namau'u 244-5676.
SUNDAY, MARCH 30
GMO MARCH AND RALLY IN CENTRAL MAUI
Join the GMO crop moratorium initiative march from noon at War Memorial Stadium in Wailuku and a rally to follow from 2 p.m. at the Na Kai Ewalu Canoe Hale in Kahului. There will be speeches, free food and entertainment by Makana, George Kahumoku and Marty Dread. Free shuttle buses from the rally back to the stadium will be available. For more information, visit www.shakamovement.org.