EVENTS IN DECEMBER

Through Sunday, December 10
‘CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG’
MAUI ONSTAGE AT THE HISTORIC ‘IAO THEATER, WAILUKU

Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming’s children’s book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that you’ll find “Truly Scrumptious.” An eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts, sets about restoring an old race car from a scrap heap with the help of his children, Jeremy and Jemima. They soon discover the car has magical properties, including the ability to float and take flight. Trouble occurs when the evil Baron Bomburst desires the magic car for himself. The family joins forces with Truly Scrumptious and batty Grandpa Potts to outwit the dastardly Baron and Baroness and their villainous henchman, the Child Catcher. Performances are Friday, Saturday & Sunday at various times. Please check website for details and to purchase tickets: mauionstage.com.

Through Sunday, December 17
ICE SKATING IN PARADISE
MAUI MALL, KAHULUI

Join the Maui Mall for some outdoor ice skating fun to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. The ice skating rink is open from 3 to 9pm daily. Registration starts at 230pm with varying wristbands to be handed out for specific 25-minute periods.  Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis, and time on the ice is limited with in-and-out privileges. Admission fare includes rental skates at $5 per person (cash only, please), with free admission for keiki age five and under. Clean socks are required. Skating instructor will be on hand to give free lessons. Proceeds benefit local non-profit organizations. Info: mauimall.com.

Through Saturday, December 23
HE MAKANA: THE GERTRUDE MARY JOAN DAMON HAIG COLLECTION
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER SCHAEFER INTERNATIONAL GALLERY, KAHULUI

He Makana, meaning “a gift,” is a distinguished collection of paintings, prints, and traditional art forms of Hawai‘i from the 1930s to ‘70s that capture the history and nostalgia of old Hawai‘i. Among the treasures to be seen are paintings by three giants of early 20th century island painting: Lionel Walden, D. Howard Hitchcock, and Madge Tennent. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 10am-5pm, and before Castle Theater shows. Free admission. Info: mauiarts.org.

Through Sunday, December 24
HUI HOLIDAYS 2017
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

Take part in the season of giving! Hui Holidays artisan showcase returns with a winter wonderland of local and handmade items for everyone on your list. During this magical season, the Hui gift shop expands to include even more one-of-a-kind handmade gifts by local artists and crafters like paintings, ceramic pieces, hand-blown glass work, locally made beauty products, holiday ornaments and more. Open daily 9am-4pm; shop late (4-7pm) December 6, 13 & 20. Info: 572-6560; huinoeau.com.

Friday, December 1
TREE LIGHTING & TREE OF HOPE CELEBRATION
FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

Join the Fairmont for their annual Kea Lani Tree Lighting celebration welcoming in the Festive Season. Featuring Taiko Drummers, keiki hula, holiday cookies, beverages, and gingerbread hale contest winners. 5:30-6:30pm. Info: 875-4100.

Friday, December 1-Sunday, December 17
‘MY THREE ANGELS’
PROARTS PLAYHOUSE, KIHEI

The scene is French Guiana, a region where on Christmas day the temperature has graciously dropped to 104 degrees. Three convicts are employed as roofers by a family whose roof is in desperate need of maintenance. On the way from France is an evil-minded cousin, to oust the father of the family from his business, and his cold-blooded nephew, who is jilting the father’s daughter for an heiress. The three convicts—two of them murderers, the third a swindler—take the visitors on. All three have warm hearts and are passionate believers in true justice. Possessing every criminal art and penal grace, they set matters right and in doing so redeem themselves as real life angels to the grateful family. Performances are Friday & Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 3pm. Tickets & info: 463-6550; proartsmaui.com.

Saturday, December 2
MAKAWAO FOREST RESERVE (KAHAPAO) HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

Moderate to strenuous hike of big tree forest on undulating trail; estimated time at least 3 hours. 7 miles r/t. Meet in the parking lot across from St. Joseph’s Church on Makawao Ave at 9 am. Limit 18 participants. A $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over 14 years. Register w/ leader Kalei Johnson: kalei1908@gmail.com or 344-0006.

Saturday, December 2
WREATH MAKING WITH NATIVE PLANTS
MAUI NUI BOTANICAL GARDENS, KAHULUI

Native plants provide more than just food and habitat for wildlife; they also provide great beauty all year long! Learn to make a wreath with native Hawaiian plants in time for the holidays with MNBG Executive Director Tamara Sherrill and ‘ohana. 9amm-12pm. Cost: $50, or $25 for current garden members. Call 249-2798 or email info@mnbg.org for reservations.

Saturday, December 2
32nd ANNUAL HOLIDAY FAIRE
HALEAKALA WALDORF SCHOOL, KULA

Festive crafts, silent auction, food, keiki activities, live entertainment, and more! The Faire features handcrafted items from more than 75 of Maui’s artists and artisans. Parents and children may participate in hands-on activities such as wreath-making, beeswax candle dipping, and ornament making. Many keiki activities are planned, including a petting zoo, puppet show, and obstacle course. An elf parade will start at 10am; each child wearing an elf costume will receive a free gift. Live entertainment, Ono food and Bake Shoppe with fresh squeezed lemonade and juices. Admission is $3 for adults; children younger than 12 are free. The school is located across from the Kula Post Office. 9am-4pm. Info: waldorfmaui.org.

Saturday, December 2-Saturday, December 23
LET IT SNOW!
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

Back by popular demand, Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center will once again transform into a giant snow globe with its award-winning “Let it Snow!” snowfall experience returning on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from December 2 through 23. Snowflakes will descend on Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center’s center promenade during its “Let it Snow” shows at 6:30 and 8pm.  Each snowfall show will last for 10 minutes orchestrated to festive, holiday music, with keiki snowflake wands and free Starbucks hot chocolate for early arrivals served by jingle ambassadors. For a list of snow music themes, updated schedule, or more information on contests, call the Guest Service Desk at 877-4325 or visit queenkaahumanucenter.com.

Saturdays, December 2, 9, 16 & 23
Mrs. Claus Keiki Craft Saturdays
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

From 11am to 1pm on Saturdays in December keiki ages 12 & under are invited to join Mrs. Claus for an afternoon of holiday craft making. December 2 • Holiday Gift Card; December 9 • Holiday Ornament; December 16 • Holiday Cookie Decorating; December 23 • Holiday Gift Wrapping (bring your own gift to wrap). Reservations not required. Space is limited. Info: 877-4325 or visit queenkaahumanucenter.com.

Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3
20th ANNUAL LIGHTING OF THE BANYAN TREE
BANYAN TREE PARK, LAHAINA

The LahainaTown Action Committee will host the 20th Annual Lighting of the Banyan Tree in downtown Lahaina the first weekend in December. In keeping with tradition, Saturday Lahaina’s historic Banyan Tree will be lit at 6:30pm with 6,500 colored Christmas lights by a special member of the community. Keiki activities will kick off at 2pm with the arrival of Santa at the North Pole. Other activities include cookie decorating, face painting, and Christmas crafts. The LahainaTown Action Committee requests one canned or non-perishable food item for admission to the “North Pole” winter wonderland. Join in the fun with this Lahaina island-style event! Saturday 9am-7pm; Sunday 9am-5pm. Info: visitlahaina.com.

Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3
MAUI BIRD CONSERVATION CENTER’S ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE
OLINDA

MBCC is a non-public facility that focuses on captive breeding and reintroduction of endangered Hawaiian birds, so now is your chance to come encounter and learn all about these native birds! The open house events are based around guided tours throughout the days. Tour times will be first-come, first-serve with tours starting at 7:30am and the last tour starting at 2pm on both days. Activities include presentations, guided tour of the birds, aviaries and grounds, keiki activities, as well as an opportunity to purchase MBCC merchandise. Info: 572-0690; mbccopenhouse@gmail.com.

Saturday, December 2
ERIC CHURCH & FRIENDS
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER YOKOUCHI PAVILION & A&B AMPITHEATER, KAHULUI

Enjoy an acoustic evening of music with country superstar Eric Church and special guests Maren Morris, Jon Pardi, Randy Houser, Ed Roland of Collective Soul, and Maui’s own Lily Meola. The concert will be hosted by national radio broadcaster Storme Warren. Eric Church & Friends will be an acoustic performance filled with songs and stories similar to Eric’s shows with capacity crowds at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheater and Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater. 6:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Sunday, December 3
TRILOGY EXCURSIONS LANA‘I REEF & BEACH CLEANUP
ISLAND OF LANA‘I

Join fellow volunteers as Trilogy heads out to one of Lana‘i’s many beautiful reefs to conduct an underwater cleanup, removing trash, fishing line, and other debris that is detrimental to marine life. Volunteers must be able to free dive underwater in order to clean the reef. Check in 8:30am at the tree by the Lahaina loading dock. Conduct land-based cleanup at Manele Harbor, followed by reef cleanup outside the harbor. Return to Lahaina Harbor by 3pm. Reservations are required please call Trilogy at 874-5649 for reservations and more information.

Sunday, December 3
HOLIDAY POPS FEATURING NA LEO PILIMEHANA
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Under the baton of Music Director James Durham, the Maui Pops Orchestra invites you to ring in the holiday season with a festive concert featuring 22-time Na Hoku Hanohano award winners Na Leo Pilimehana. Concert starts at 3pm. For tickets & more information please call 242-SHOW (7469) or visit the website at www. mauiarts.org.

Tuesday, December 5
Live Performance by 2017 Grammy Award Winner Kalani Pe‘a
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

Live music performed by Kalani Pe‘a at 6:30pm and 8pm “Let it Snow” shows. For more information please visit queenkaahumanucenter.com.

Sunday, December 3
MAUI MADE SUNDAY
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

This is a fantastic showcase for Maui-made products that appeal to both kama‘aina and visitors alike. Showcasing products that are made, manufactured, grown, or created in Maui County. Enjoy live local music and Polynesian entertainment while shopping for Maui & Hawai‘i Made products at Center Court. 10am-5pm. Info: queenkaahumanucenter.com.

Sunday, December 3
LAUNIUPOKO HEIAU AND VALLEY HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

Lots of trails, Hawaiian heiau, and sites hidden along the way on the hike up this iconic valley. 4 miles r/t. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, lunch/snack. Meet 8am at Maui Ocean Center parking lot in Ma‘alaea, near gas station. Limit 20 participants. $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) requested of hikers over the age of 14. Please register with leader Miranda Camp: mauimiranda@hotmail.com or 868-6848. Email is preferred.

Tuesday, December 5
TURTLE-RRIFIC TUESDAY
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Meet the Hawaiian green sea turtles at Maui Ocean Center! Experience an up-close encounter with the honu during Turtle-rrific Tuesday as veterinarian Dr. Paul McCurdy and aquarists measure, weigh, and examine the turtles during their routine checkup at Nursery Bay. 2pm. Included with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

Tuesday, December 5-Monday, January 1
LAHAINA ARTS SOCIETY FEATURED ARTIST: ELLEN LIVINSKY
BANYAN TREE GALLERY, LAHAINA

Fabulous Feather Art by Ellen Levinsky will be featured in the Banyan Tree Gallery of Lahaina Arts Society from December 5 thru January 1. Using colorful feathers from birds such as parrots, peacock, and pheasant, Ellen creates vibrant pictures of butterflies, turtles, hula dancers, and other 3-dimensional images. Ellen recycles her junk mail into different sizes of textured paper; sometimes creating beach or full moon scenes to be the background for her art. She also makes feather earrings, pins, and hair clips. Ellen will host a reception at LAS on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 11am to 4pm. She will also be demonstrating in the gallery on Thursdays from 11am to 4pm.  LAS is open daily from 9am to 5pm. For more info: 661-0111.

Wednesday, December 6
JAZZ AT THE SHOPS FEATURING PETER KATER
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Peter Kater has often been called prolific and is said to have the “gift of melody.” His love and enthusiasm for the creative process, self-exploration, the healing arts, and the natural world continues to inspire a well-spring of composing and recording. In a thriving career spanning over 3 decades and going strong, Peter has recorded more than 60 albums resulting in the sales of millions of units; has scored the music for well over 100 television and film productions; and is the recipient of dozens of awards including 12 Grammy Award nominations. But most importantly his music has soothed, healed and inspired the lives and hearts of millions of people all around the world. 5:30 to 7pm on the upper level near the luxury retailers. Special validated event parking is available for $5 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting December’s nonprofit, Friends of the Children’s Justice Center.

Wednesday, December 6
MIRANDA SINGS LIVE YOU’RE WELCOME TOUR
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER, CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Colleen Ballinger is a multi-hyphenate, actor, comedian, trained vocalist, writer, and executive producer. Best known for portraying her character “Miranda Sings,” a personality that is the polar opposite of Ms. Ballinger, Colleen has amassed over 20 million followers across social media and 2 billion views on YouTube. Miranda is known for her overdrawn red lips, questionable advice about singing and life, a deluded self-confidence, and over-the-top rants about her family and personal problems. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, December 8
DA MAUI SLEIGH RIDE
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

From 5:30 to 8:30pm bring the keiki for our annual holiday tradition, Da Maui Sleigh ride. With festive holiday music, lights, bubbles and Santa’s elves, this complimentary ride is for all ages! No reservations required. Seating is limited. Visit queenkaahumanucenter.com for location & time.

Friday, December 8
THE MERWIN CONSERVANCY PRESENTS BILLY COLLINS IN THE GREEN ROOM
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

The Merwin Conservancy presents an evening with former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, whose critical acclaim and widespread popular appeal has earned him the title, “the most popular poet in America” (The New York Times). Collins has published 10 collections of poetry. His book, Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems 2003 – 2013, and his most recent book of poetry, The Rain in Portugal, are both New York Times best-sellers. The presentation will be followed by an intimate Q&A with the audience and book signing at a courtyard reception with dessert, champagne, book fair, and live musical entertainment. 7pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Saturday, December 9
4th annual holiday tree lighting
MAUIWINE, ‘ULUPALAKUA

On December 9, celebrate the holidays at the 4th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting on the estate of MauiWine in Ulupalakua. Live entertainment by Haiku Hillbilly’s, screening of “Home Alone” movie under the stars, photos with Santa, keiki crafts. Event is from 4:30 – 8:30pm.  FREE, attendees are requested to bring a can of non-perishable food as a donation to the Maui Food Bank. MauiWine will also open the doors to the Old Jail and its wine garden to offer an exclusive winemaker tasting for $20 to its guests at least 21 years of age. Warm holiday beverages and comfort food will be available for purchase. The winery is located at 14815 Piilani Hwy in Kula on Ulupalakua Ranch. Info: http://www.mauiwine.com, 878-6058.

Saturday, December 9
alexander academy of performing arts holiday performance
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

From 5:30 to 6pm enjoy Maui’s keiki performing on stage at QKC. Call 877-4325 for more information.

Saturday, December 9
OLD MAKENA ‘ULUPALAKUA RD. HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

A rare opportunity to experience this famous historic road that has been closed for use since 1985. Downhill on switchback road (leave cars at both ends.) 6 miles; mostly downhill. Bring hat, sunscreen, water, lunch/snack. Estimated time: 3 hours. Meet 8 am at Makena Landing parking lot. Limit 20 participants. $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over 14. Register with hike leader Lucienne de Naie: laluz@maui.net or 214-0147.

Sunday, December 10
KAPALUA RESORT COASTAL TRAIL HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

Hike the spectacular Kapalua Resort Coastal Trail with optional snorkel at Kapalua Bay. 3.5 miles; mostly level. Meet 8:30am at Maui Ocean Center parking lot in Ma‘alaea (the end near the gas station) to carpool. If you’re on the westside, meet 9:30am at D.T. Fleming Beach Park (the South parking lot), which is where the trail starts. Bring water, lunch, sun protection, camera, and optionally a swimsuit and snorkel gear. Limit 18 participants. $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over the age of 14. Register with leader Rob Weltman: robw@worldspot.com or 354-0490.

Sunday, December 10
MEDICINE TRIBE PRESENTS NAHKO—‘MY NAME IS BEAR’
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER YOKOUCHI PAVILION & COURTYARD, KAHULUI

In news that will make his loyal fans and followers clap their hands with glee, acclaimed artist Nahko of Medicine for the People has announced the anticipated release of his first solo album, “My Name Is Bear,” as well as a four-show run in Hawai‘i in December. Spanning his formative years as an awakening artist travelling through the wild landscapes of Alaska, Hawai‘i, and Louisiana, “My Name Is Bear” is a collection of personal songs that tell the tales of Nahko’s awakening as an artist, and his most revealing work yet. 7pm. Tickets & info: 242-7469; mauiarts.org.

Wednesday, December 13
MARKET AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Market at The Shops welcomes shoppers seeking locally produced goods. Market at The Shops is held on the ground floor from 4 to 6pm. 4 hour special parking validations available for $5, with a portion of proceeds for Friends of the Children’s Justice Center.

Thursday, December 14
TOM SEGURA
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER, CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Tom Segura is a comedian best known for his Netflix specials Mostly Stories (2016) and Completely Normal (2014). Tom recently released his third hour-long stand up album, which sat atop the iTunes and Billboard Comedy charts. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, December 15
AN EVENING WITH FLIP NICKLIN: SEARCHING FOR UNICORNS
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC GALLERIES
SHOPS AT WAILEA

An exclusive evening with National Geographic Photographer and Whale Trust Co-founder Flip Nicklin, presented by Whale Trust and National Geographic Fine Art Galleries. Celebrate whales while enjoying wine, cheese and chocolate, live music, and exclusive gallery photographs from Flip’s 30-year career. The evening will also include a feature presentation by Flip Nicklin, “Searching for Unicorns,” stories of unexpected discoveries along the photographic journey. Ticket Price is $125, tickets available online at events.whaletrust.org. Info: 572-5700, dgarland@whaletrust.org.

Saturday, December 16
WAILEA 670/PALAU‘EA HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

Archaeological hike with Dr. Janet Six. Visit prominent cultural complexes in Wailea 670 preserve to mark sites. Rugged terrain. 2 miles. Closed shoes/boots, long pants, and good balance a must. Bring water, hiking stick, cameras. Meet 3pm at top of Kaukahi Rd. in Wailea. Limit 15 participants. A $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over the age of 14. Register w/ Lucienne de Naie and Janet Six: laluz@maui.net or 214-0147.

Saturday, December 16
STRETLIGHT CADENCE
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

Streetlight Cadence is an alternative folk-pop band that started on the streets of historic Waikiki. What began as a means to pay for groceries has now turned into a full-time career for this group of friends. Although they come from a strict classical background of musical performance, the men of Streetlight Cadence are anything but your typical quartet. Driven by their infectious storytelling and whimsicality, Streetlight Cadence has made its mark on Hawai‘i’s musical landscape. With this tour, they are promoting the release of their self-titled EP, “SLC,” which is designed to represent the evolution of the band’s songwriting and Hawaii-born folk-pop sound and style. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Saturday, December 16
AARON LEWIS, THE SINNER TOUR
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Known for genuinely gritty lyrics and hard rock anthems, Aaron Lewis gets back to his country roots with his latest album, “Sinner.” Lewis comes out of the gate “with both fists flying” on the lead single, “That Ain’t Country,” where he laments the current state of “country, if you call it that,” and pines for the sound of his honky-tonk heroes. The Bocephus-styled musicality and Lewis’s accessible vocals showcase the “pain, heartache, and desperation”—a bedrock of traditional country music that is often missing from the airwaves today. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Saturday, December 16 & Sunday, December 17
MAUI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: A CLASSIC CHRISTMAS
THE HISTORIC ‘IAO THEATER, WAILUKU

Maestro Robert E. Wills and the Maui Chamber Orchestra present A Classic Christmas, featuring Telemann’s Concerto for Three Trumpets, Two Oboes, and Timpani; Charpentier’s Noëls Pour Les Instruments; Warlock’s Capriol Suite; and J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Chamber Orchestra Chorus. Performances are Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 3pm. On Sunday, join the maestro for “Conversations with the Conductor” at 1:30pm (this portion of the program is free to all ticketed patrons). Tickets & info: 242-6969; mauichamberorchestra.org.

Sunday, December 17
MAUI MADE SUNDAY
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

This is a fantastic showcase for Maui-made products that appeal to both kama‘aina and visitors alike. Showcasing products that are made, manufactured, grown, or created in Maui County. Enjoy live local music and Polynesian entertainment while shopping for Maui¬ Hawai‘i Made products at Center Court. 10am-5pm. Info: queenkaahumanucenter.com.

Sunday, December 17
STARGAZING CRUISE
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION, LAHAINA

Experience the enchantment of Maui’s brilliant night sky on this stargazing adventure, with drinks, appetizers, and dessert included. Here in Hawai‘i, the most remote island chain in the world, an ocean ecotour provides an optimal vantage point for stargazing. This cruise is timed to coincide with the best stargazing conditions during the new moon lunar cycle. Special guest narrator is Harriet Witt, an international award-winning astronomy writer and speaker, known for her entertaining and informative commentary on all things celestial. 8-10pm from Lahaina Harbor. Call 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online at pacificwhale.org.

Sunday, December 17 – Friday, December 22 & Wednesday, December 27 – Sunday, December 31
champagne hale at Cliffhouse
montage, kapalua bay

Montage Kapalua Bay welcomes back the Champagne Hale at Cliff House, a pop-up bar and lounge for guests and locals to experience the finest Maui sunsets while enjoying a variety of Champagnes perfectly paired with an innovative dining menu. Veuve Clicquot Rich also returns as the Champagne Hale is the exclusive venue in Hawai‘i to pour this refreshing Champagne cocktail. From 4:30-8:30pm on select evenings. Info: 662-6600.

Tuesday, December 19
TURTLE-RRIFIC TUESDAY
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Meet the Hawaiian green sea turtles at Maui Ocean Center! Experience an up-close encounter with the honu during Turtle-rrific Tuesday as veterinarian Dr. Paul McCurdy and aquarists measure, weigh, and examine the turtles during their routine checkup at Nursery Bay. 2pm. Included with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

Wednesday, December 20
CONCERTS AT THE SHOPS FEATURING NAPUA GREIG
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Concerts at The Shops is open to the public, and is a fun complimentary event with a chance to meet fellow music lovers, visitors, residents, and entertainers, and listen to Hawai‘i’s and the world’s finest entertainers. As a dancer, Napua Greig has trained under the direction of kumu hula Hokulani Holt-Padilla, and has graced the illustrious Merrie Monarch stage as an olapa for kumu hula Johnny Lum Ho. In recent years, she has distinguished herself as a kumu hula as well, of Maui’s Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka. 5:30-7pm in the first-level fountain courtyard. 4 hours special event parking validations are available for $5.00, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit Friends of the Children’s Justice Center.

Wednesday, December 27
MARKET AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Market at The Shops welcomes shoppers seeking locally produced goods by local farmers, specialty food providers, and artisans. In addition to farm-fresh goods and tropical treats, visitors can enjoy special offers on clothing, accessories, and more from participating merchants. Market at The Shops is held on the ground floor from 4 to 6pm. 4 hour special event parking validations are available for $5, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Friends of the Children’s Justice Center.

Thursday, December 28
HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES
BALDWIN HOME MUSEUM LAWN, LAHAINA TOWN

Relax under the stars and enjoy the FREE concert brought to you by The Lahaina Restoration Foundation. Chairs are limited and blankets, mats, and low beach chairs are welcome. The Baldwin Home Museum is located in the heart of Lahaina, on the corner of Front and Dickenson Streets. 6-7:30pm. Info: 661-3262; lahainarestoration.org.

Thursday, December 28 & Friday, December 29
PHIL LESH & FRIENDS
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Phil Lesh & Friends is an American rock band formed and led by Phil Lesh, former bassist of the Grateful Dead. Phil Lesh & Friends has been acclaimed for giving new life to the Grateful Dead’s material, bringing in new styles and innovations, while at the same time remaining loyal to the original music and the original fans. It is this melding of musical influences that has given them extremely wide appeal not only among old Deadheads, but the modern-day fans of other jam bands as well. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, December 29
SOLO SESSIONS: STEVE EARLE
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

Rock/country/folk singer and songwriter Steve Earle began his career writing songs in Nashville, breaking to fame with the 1986 album, Guitar Town. He has released 15 other studio albums since then, received 3 Grammy awards, and his songs have been recorded by the likes of Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Vince Gill, and Emmylou Harris. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Saturday, December 30
HOWIE MANDEL
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER, CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Howie Mandel is a comedian, actor, television host, and voice actor known as host of the NBC game show, Deal or No Deal, and as a judge for eight seasons on the hit talent competition series, America’s Got Talent. Mandel’s career has encompassed virtually all aspects of the entertainment spectrum; from his work on the Emmy-award winning St. Elsewhere, to the international animated children’s series, Bobby’s World, he’s become a mainstay of the American comedy scene. Howie has done countless comedy specials both on cable and network television. He has also hosted his own syndicated talk show, The Howie Mandel Show, and continues to be a mainstay on the talk-show circuit. This show will include adult content. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

ONGOING EVENTS

Daily
MARINE NATURALIST PRESENTATIONS
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Educational and interactive presentations are available daily at Maui Ocean Center between 9:30am and 4:15pm. Schedule times are subject to change. Included with admission. Info: 270-7000.

Daily
OPEN OCEAN DIVE PRESENTATION
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Learn about the marine life in the 750,000-gallon Open Ocean exhibit. Divers share in-depth knowledge about the inhabitants, which include schools of giant trevally, stingrays, up to six species of sharks, and more. The divers use specialized masks that allow them to speak with the audience and answer questions. 11am and 3pm. Included with Aquarium admission. Info: 270-7000.

Daily
MAUIWINE FREE HISTORICAL & WINERY TOURS
MAUIWINE, ‘ULUPALAKUA

MauiWine offers daily complimentary tours at 10:30am and 1:30am of the historical estate of Rose Ranch and Maui’s winery, including a look into its cellar where it crafts its Pineapple, Rose Ranch and ‘Ulupalakua Vineyards wines. No reservations are required, but groups of 10 or more persons are encouraged to call in advance. The newly restored History Room of ‘Ulupalakua inside the former cottage of King David Kalakaua is open from 10am to 5:30pm, and available for anyone to come visit at any time. Entry to the History Room is free. For more information, call 878-6058 or visit mauiwine.com.

Daily
HAPPY HOUR & LIVE MUSIC
FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

Look for daily drink and pupu specials at Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui: Ko restaurant 3-5pm; Luana 4-7pm and 8-11pm, and live music Friday and Saturday 7-10pm. Info: 875-2290.

Nightly
BOTERO GALLERY LOUNGE
GRAND WAILEA RESORT, WAILEA

Enjoy delicious cocktails and pupu under the stars amidst million dollar works of art by Fernando Botero as you listen to live contemporary Hawaiian music, nightly from 5 pm to 9 pm. Happy hour from 5 to 8pm include specialty cocktails, beers, wine, and pupu. From 8 to 10pm wine down with half-off any bottle of wine or champagne. Complimentary validated parking by Grand Wailea.

Nightly (except Monday)
FREE SUNSET HULA SHOW AND HALAU FRIDAY NIGHTS
KA‘ANAPALI BEACH HOTEL

Tuesday through Sunday at sunset, the blowing of conch shells signals the beginning of the nightly hula show in the Tiki Courtyard at KBH. Beginning at 6pm, enjoy a complimentary performance of Hawaiian music and a hula show, followed by music for dancing under the stars until 9pm. Every Friday evening is Halau Friday, a special complimentary sunset hula show featuring performances by local hula schools with live music, hula, and Polynesian-style dance. For more info, call 661-0011 or visit kbhmaui.com.

Ongoing
KA‘ANAPALI HISTORICAL TRAIL AND LEGENDS TOUR
KA‘ANAPALI RESORT

Ka‘anapali is rich with history and legends, and the Ka‘anapali Beach Resort offers a self-guided tour highlighting the area’s storied past. Starting at the north end of Ka‘anapali at the Plantation Farm and Ancient Village of Keka‘a at Royal Lahaina Resort and ending at the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa, this self-guided tour leads you to ten sites marked by lava rock monuments with plaques that explain their significance. The tour takes approximately two hours to complete. Visitors can call 661-3271 for information on where to pick up the free brochure and map.

Ongoing
CITIZEN SCIENTIST PROGRAM
HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK

Stop by the naturalist stations set up at varying locations around the park to learn about weather and climate, count native birds, find out how Native Hawaiians navigated using the night sky, and more! Participate at three or more stations and earn your Citizen Scientist badge. Bring food and drinks, and be prepared for cold weather. Wear sunscreen, hiking boots, or treaded sneakers; no sandals. Call 572-4400 or visit nps.gov/hale.

Ongoing
ASTRONOMY TOUR OF THE STARS
HYATT REGENCY MAUI RESORT, KA‘ANAPALI

A tour of the stars is given nightly on the roof for one hour at 8pm and 9pm using the Hyatt’s own 14-inch reflector telescope known as “The Edge.” Advance reservations required. $30 for adults; $20 for kids. Later in the evening is the Romance of the Stars show (10pm), which includes champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries. $45. Reservations: 667-4727. Info: maui.hyatt.com.

Ongoing
BEACH CLEAN-UPS
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION

Get all the materials you need—trash bags, gloves, and marine debris data sheets—to help clean up one of Maui’s beaches. Call 249-8811 ext. 1.

Ongoing
BLOW YOUR OWN GLASS
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

Blow Your Own Glass is an opportunity to experience the joy of creativity and assist an artist in creating a glass object of your choice and design. Teaching Artist Stephen Fellerman will spend approximately 30 minutes with each person while creating magic before your eyes! Feel the heat and make a memorable glass keepsake of your own design. Pieces will be available for pick up 24-48 hours after class; shipping is also available for an additional charge. $95 per person. By reservation: 572-6560 ext. 21.

Monday
KIDS CLUB
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

Presented by QKC in conjunction with Easter Seals Hawai‘i and the Maui Friends of the Library, this event features crafts, games, and story time for keiki 3-12 years of age. There is no reservation required, and activities are free of charge. Keiki will also receive a Maui Friends of the Library coupon which they can redeem for a free book in their store located in the QKC East Wing. 10-11:30am. For more information please visit: http://www.queenkaahumanucenter.com.

Monday
FREE ‘UKULELE LESSON
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI

Enjoy free lessons and learn the basics of playing one of Hawai‘i’s most popular instruments. Classes are limited to the first six students. ‘Ukulele are provided. 2-3pm and 3-4pm at the Whale Pavilion. Info: whalersvillage.com.

Monday
HOALOHA ‘AINA
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION

Help maintain an ocean-side trail, restore sand dunes, pick up litter and remove invasive species from 7:30 to 9:30am. Bring water, snacks and sunscreen and wear solid, closed-toed shoes. Call 249-8811 x1 (24 hours in advance).

Monday, Tuesday & Friday
LAWAI‘A ‘UPENA
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Fish net weaving is a skill passed down from generation to generation. Learn the art of net weaving and throw net fishing with Greg “Gigi” Gomes. 10am-2pm in the Nursery Bay Hale. Included with admission. Schedule subject to change.

Monday & Wednesday
LEI PO‘O MAKING AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Learn how to weave a basic ti leaf lei using flowers and ferns which can be worn on the head or around your neck. Learn about how the lei expresses love, and was gifted on very special occasions by the Hawaiian ali‘i (royalty). Lei making is open to both keiki (children) and adults, and takes place Mondays from 2:30 to 3:30pm and Wednesdays from 1:30 to 2:30pm at the main fountain courtyard. FREE.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Go behind the scenes with a marine naturalist to explore the Aquarium lab, learn about corals, sharks, and sea turtles, and assist with a feeding at Turtle Lagoon, appropriate for ages 5 and up. Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult. 11:30am and 1:30pm. Cost: $14.95 plus tax with admission. Reservations recommended. Purchase online or call 270-7012.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
SHARK DIVE MAUI®
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Dive among the Aquarium’s sharks, rays, and fish in the 750,000-gallon Open Ocean exhibit. This educational, immersive experience teaches about the significance of mano (sharks) in Hawaiian culture and the critical role they play in the ecosystem. Friends and family can watch from the exhibit’s viewing area and 54-foot-long acrylic tunnel. Includes admission for the diver and one guest. Additional guests receive 20% off general admission. Check-in 8am; Visit mauioceancenter.com/shark-dive/. Advance reservations. Starting at $199. Info: 270-7075.

Monday & Wednesday
HISTORIC ESTATE & GARDEN TOUR
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

The Hui invites you to explore its beautiful and historic Kaluanui Estate. Tours are every Monday and Wednesday beginning at 10am. An hour in duration, this walking tour will give guests some fascinating new historic and botanical information. $12/person. Reservations required: 572-6560.

Monday & Friday
‘UKULELE LESSONS AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

This session is for seasoned, new, and future ‘ukulele players out there who love to strum, sing, and play the ‘ukulele. Lessons take place on Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30pm and Fridays from 3 to 4pm at the main fountain courtyard. FREE.

Tuesday
COCONUT HUSKING AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Experience a demonstration of the traditional and modern methods in husking a coconut. Learn how the Hawaiians used every part of the coconut, from food to crafting, eating utensils, jewelry, and furniture. The coconut husking activity takes place Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30pm at the main fountain courtyard. FREE.

Tuesday
NAPILI KAI FOUNDATION KEIKI SHOW
NAPILI KAI BEACH RESORT, NAPILI

Founded in 1966, Napili Kai Foundation is a nonprofit organization that teaches local children the history, arts, crafts, language and dances of Polynesia. Every Tuesday evening, the students of the Napili Kai Foundation present a delightful 45-minute program of Polynesian song and dance. The program is from 5:30 to 6:30pm at the Hale Aloha Pavilion. Doors open at 5pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children six to 12 years old, and FREE for children five years old and under. Proceeds benefit the Napili Kai Foundation. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at the resort’s front desk. For more information, call Napili Kai at 669-6271 or visit napilikai.com.

Tuesday
TIKI TUESDAY AT LUANA
FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

Inspired by the tropics and highlighting the classic style that made tiki a world phenomenon, LUANA’s Tiki Tuesday calls for paper umbrellas, outlandish garnishes, and expertly layered cocktails. Join the LUANA mixologists every Tuesday for tiki elixirs and Exotica-era tunes. 4-11pm. For more info: 875-4100.

Tuesday
POLYNESIAN SHOW AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Polynesian dance styles are beautiful expressions of communication. This performance honors hula kahiko (traditional), hula ‘auana (newer) versions of Hawaiian hula, and Tahitian performances. The show takes place on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30pm at the main fountain courtyard. FREE.

Tuesday
‘UKULELE LESSONS
LAHAINA CANNERY MALL, LAHAINA

Learn the art of the ‘ukulele at 5:45pm at the Pineapple Food Court. 661-5304; lahainacannery.com.

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
MAUI FRESH FARMERS MARKET
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

Featuring fresh, local, farm-grown produce, vegetables, fruits, berries, melons, baked goods, local fish, plants, fresh-cut flowers, gourmet foods, honey, and more! 8am-4pm. Info: queenkaahumanucenter.com.

Tuesday & Friday
ART COLLECTION TOUR
GRAND WAILEA RESORT, WAILEA

The Grand Wailea owns the largest corporate art collection in the state of Hawai‘i, featuring more than 72 sculptures, paintings, murals, artifacts, and graphics. Meet at 10am in the Na Pua Gallery on the fourth floor. FREE. Valet provided for visitors who attend the art tour. Info: 875-1234.

Tuesday & Friday
FREE LEI-MAKING CLASS
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI

Enjoy a complimentary lei-making class and create your own masterpiece. 11am-1pm at Whale Pavilion. Info: whalersvillage.com.

Tuesday & Sunday
CORAL EXPLORE STATION
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Maui Ocean Center is home to more than 40 coral species, some of which are rare and endemic to Hawai‘i. See live coral feeding, and speak with a marine naturalist. 11:30am-2:30pm at the entrance to the Living Reef Building. Included with admission.

Wednesday
GLASS-BLOWING DEMONSTRATION
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

Come meet artist Stephen Fellerman and watch as he works in the Hui’s new glassblowing studio. Purchase one of his pieces or sign up for a class to make one of your own. 10am-1pm. Info: 572-6560.

Wednesday
CULTURE AND NATIVE PLANT GUIDED WALK
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Explore the flora of Hawai‘i and discover the connection between Hawai‘i’s plants, marine life, and culture. Tour the Aquarium’s renewed landscape and learn about the history and traditional uses of native Hawaiian and Polynesian plants. 10-11am. Included with admission. Reservations: mauioceancenter.com/native-plant-cultural-tour.

Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday
GUIDED TOURS
MAUI NUI BOTANICAL GARDENS, KAHULUI

Guided docent-led tours of the Gardens are available at 10am by appointment only. These tours cover the natural history, conservation, and ancient uses of native Hawaiian and Polynesian-introduced plants, as well as the Gardens’ current projects in these areas. $10 per person. Call 249-2798 or email info@mnbg.org to make a reservation. Self-guided walking tour brochures also available for $4, & self-guided audio tour for $5, Mon.-Sat. 8am-4pm.

Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
WET NATURALIST PRESENTATION
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Visit Maui Ocean Center’s Surge Zone and Discovery Pool for a hands-on presentation about Hawai‘i’s marine invertebrates. See, touch, and learn about tide pool critters with a naturalist from the exhibit. 1:30-4:30pm. Included with aquarium admission.

Wednesday & Friday
ISLAND WOOD CARVINGS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Traditional carving with wood and bone is an important part of the Tongan culture. Enjoy an afternoon with Tasini Tiki Gallery and learn about the different aspects of Tongan and Polynesian culture. This activity takes place on Wednesdays from 10:30am to 1pm, and Fridays from 12:30 to 3:30pm at the main fountain courtyard. FREE.

Wednesday
WEED AND POT CLUB
MAUI NUI BOTANICAL GARDENS, KAHULUI

This volunteer group weeds in the Gardens and pots plants in the nursery. Come ready to work with garden attire and covered shoes. Tools, gloves, sunscreen, refreshments, and expertise will be provided! 8:30-10:30am. Call 249-2798 for more information.

Wednesday
GEORGE KAHUMOKU JR.’S SLACK KEY SHOW: MASTERS OF HAWAIIAN MUSIC
NAPILI KAI BEACH RESORT, NAPILI

Enjoy performances of legendary musicians from the two-time Grammy winning album, “Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concert Series.” Hawaiian “Renaissance Man” George Kahumoku Jr. hosts the weekly program, which features Hawai‘i’s most renowned slack key artists as well as other traditional forms of Hawaiian music. 7:30pm. Reservations, call (888) 669-3858.

Wednesday
VOLUNTEERING ON VACATION: O‘O FARM
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION

Work on an organic farm in the misting forest of Waipoli in Kula. Meet at O‘o Farms at 8:45am for an assortment of fun farm chores until 11:30am. Wear shoes and bring a light jacket that you do not mind getting a little dirty, plus water and sunscreen. Gloves, tools provided. Call 249-8811 x1.

Wednesday & Saturday
FREE HULA SHOW
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI

Experience the culture of Hawai‘i with complimentary hula shows at Whalers Village. 7-7:25 pm at the Food Court; 7:30-8pm Fronting Cariloha store. Info: whalersvillage.com.

Thursday
POLYNESIAN HULA LESSON
LAHAINA CANNERY MALL, LAHAINA

If your guests are looking for a FREE Polynesian hula lesson on the west side, suggest Lahaina Cannery Mall. 4-6pm with instructor Jan Kitaguchi. Call 661-5304 or visit lahainacannery.com.

Thursday
POLYNESIAN SHOW AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

This cultural performance honors the many beautiful dances of Polynesia, which include Hawaiian hula, Tahitian, and Samoan performances. Stop by Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30pm at the main fountain courtyard for an evening of dance. FREE.

Thursday
COCONUT FROND WEAVING AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Weaving was a highly developed skill that Hawaiians used to make baskets, mats, jewelry, and toys for the keiki. Learn how to make your very own keepsake to take home as a memory of your visit to Maui. This activity takes place on Thursdays from 2:30 to 3:30pm at the main fountain courtyard. FREE.

Thursday through Sunday
LIVE MUSIC
LEILANI’S ON THE BEACH, KA‘ANAPALI

Live, local music at Leilani’s on the Beach provides the perfect soundtrack to an evening of delicious dining and mesmerizing views. Located just steps away from Ka‘anapali Beach, guests are treated to views of neighbor islands and cool ocean breezes as they enjoy live entertainment from 3 to 5pm. For reservations, call 661-4495 or for more information, visit leilanis.com.

Friday
VOLUNTEERING ON VACATION: HAWAIIAN ISLANDS LAND TRUST SERVICE PROJECT
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION

Visit Waihe‘e Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge, a remarkable coastal area that’s rich in Hawaiian history and bird watching. Meet at 8am at the Waihe‘e Refuge, located off Halewaiu Road, and help clear brush and remove invasive species until 12pm. Bring water and sunscreen, and wear closed-toe shoes, pants. Snacks and cold drinks provided. Call 249-8811 ext. 1.

Friday
FREE HULA LESSON
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI

Learn the art of hula with complimentary hula lessons from 3-4pm at the Whale Pavilion. For more information please visit: http://www.whalersvillage.com.

Friday
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT
FRONT STREET, LAHAINA TOWN

From 7 to 10pm each Friday, walk along Front Street in Lahaina Town and delight in the art galleries’ artist appearances, beverages, and snacks. Pick up a map at Lahaina Visitor Center. Call 667-9193 for information or visit visitlahaina.com.

Friday
CANDLELIT TOURS AT THE BALDWIN HOME
LAHAINA TOWN

Do you want to experience what it was like in the 1850s? Come to the Baldwin Home Museum on Friday nights from dusk to 8:30pm. The museum docents will guide you through the home by candlelight, as they share all about the legendary family that resided there and how the stories relate to Hawaiian history. Visit lahainarestoration.org or call 661-3262 for more information.

Friday
MAUI FRIDAY TOWN PARTIES
WAILUKU, LAHAINA, MAKAWAO & KIHEI

Four Fridays per month, our community gathers to celebrate art, music, and Maui culture. Residents and visitors enjoy a special night of interaction and fun, punctuated with free entertainment, special offerings, and Friday-only promotions from each town’s family of merchants. The original installment, Wailuku First Friday, is on Market Street; Lahaina Second Friday is on Front Street; Makawao Third Friday is on Baldwin Avenue; and Kihei Fourth Friday is at Azeka Shopping Center—Mauka. Info: visit MauiFridays.com.

First & Third Saturday
HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK SERVICE TRIP
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION

Free transportation and admission to Haleakala National Park on a volunteering adventure led by a certified naturalist and professionally trained guide from PWF. Warm clothes, long pants and closed-toed shoes required. Bring water and lunch for a picnic. Call 249-8811 ext. 1 to sign up.

Saturday
GRAND DAIRY TOUR
SURFING GOAT DAIRY, KULA

Experience a two-hour, hands-on visit and tasting. Be a goat herder and lead a herd from the pasture to the dairy and feed them. You can even try to milk a goat, play with goat kids, and learn about the process of cheese making. Finally, have the grand cheese experience and dig into more than 20 of the many different varieties of Maui gourmet goat cheeses served with crackers, olives, pickles, grapes, and nuts. Make your reservation early as these tours sell out quickly! The tour is from 9 to 11am and costs $28. For more information please call 878-2870 or visit surfinggoatdairy.com.

Saturday
MAUI SWAP MEET
UH MAUI COLLEGE CAMPUS, KAHULUI

A hugely popular event with locals and visitors alike. Purchase everything from t-shirts, necklaces, and handmade crafts to flowers, fruits, and vegetables from more than 200 vendors. 7am-1pm. Admission is 50 cents; keiki 12 and under are free.

Saturday
ZUMBA AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

This weekly class takes place at Keoni’s Hot Lava DanceFit Studio located next to Canyon Beachwear. Check-in is 8:15am, and program starts promptly at 8:30am. One hour. Parking validation is provided by Keoni’s Hot Lava DanceFit. The class is complimentary; donations are appreciated.

Saturday
STORY TIME & CRAFTS
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Maui Ocean Center offers a weekly story time and craft hour for children ages 3-12 in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. 11:30am. Included with admission.

Saturday
HONOKOWAI VALLEY RESTORATION
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION, HONOKOWAI

Volunteer with Malama Honokowai and visit the beautiful and hidden Honokowai Valley, an area closed to the public. Among Hawaiian archaeological sites, you’ll learn about Hawaiian history and culture as you help to remove invasive weed plants and possibly plant native species. From 9am to 3:30pm, meets in front of the North Sugar Cane Train Station at Pu‘ukoli Road in Ka‘anapali. Bring water, snacks, lunch, sunscreen and bug repellent and wear closed-toe shoes, pants and a t-shirt. Call 249-8811 ext. 1.

Saturday & Sunday
NIU (COCONUT) WEAVING
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Learn the art of coconut frond weaving, and create something fun with local weaver Marco Marinas. 10am-12pm at Nursery Bay Hale. Included with Aquarium admission. Schedule subject to change.

Saturday & Sunday
KEIKI HULA
LAHAINA CANNERY MALL, LAHAINA

If your guests are looking for a FREE hula show on the west side, suggest Lahaina Cannery Mall. Saturday and Sunday feature keiki hula at 2pm. Escape the heat in this fully enclosed, air conditioned shopping center that features various cuisines from around the world, and over 50 retail stores. Call 661-5304.

Saturday
MAUI CHEF’S TABLE
THE MILL HOUSE RESTAURANT, WAIKAPU

Maui Chef’s Table offers booking for select Saturday evenings at 6pm. Bookings for all upcoming Chef’s Table dates may be reserved by calling 270-0303, or online at millhousemaui.com.

Sunday
MAUI GIFT & CRAFT FAIR
LAHAINA GATEWAY CENTER

Lahaina Gateway welcomes Maui Gift & Craft Fair every Sunday from 9am to 2pm.  Enjoy the wonderful locally made art, jewelry, gifts, and crafts from over 40 local vendors, including Maui Fine Art, Nalu Koa, Lee Oululani Plevney, Footprints in the Sand, Lightsavor Photography, Bodhi Waves, Primitive Vibes Hawaii, Mahina Spirit, and many more. Info: mauigiftandcraftfair.com.

Sunday
SUNDAY BRUNCH & BLOODY MARY BAR
CANE & CANOE RESTAURANT, MONTAGE KAPALUA BAY

Sunday Brunch is a celebration of savory and sweet culinary delights. Relax and enjoy a live musical jazz performance with new brunch selections each week. Enjoy a “Build-your-own Bloody Mary Bar” with all the trimmings. 10am-1pm. For more info and reservations: 662-6681.

 

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