EVENTS IN FEBRUARY

Month of February
MAUI OPEN STUDIOS
VARIOUS LOCATIONS ON MAUI

The public, both local and tourist alike, has a unique opportunity year after year to experience the creativity that the art community on Maui has to offer. Maui Open Studios is a special event for artists, art collectors, and art enthusiasts. From 11am to 6pm on three weekends in February, participating artists open their studios and exhibition spaces so you can view their work, talk story and, of course, purchase one-of-a-kind works of art. For an event schedule: mauiopenstudios.com.

Through Friday, February 15
SURFING HAWAI‘I
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER SCHAEFER INTERNATIONAL GALLERY, KAHULUI

This exhibition shares the history of surfing in Hawai‘i—from its Native Hawaiian origins through to the evolution and popularity of surf tourism in the Islands today. Surfing history is told through traditional stories and the Native Hawaiian cultural, spiritual, and recreational relationship to the ocean, as well as from archives, ephemera, and surfboards from private collections. Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 10am-5pm, holidays excepted. Also open before/during intermissions for select Castle Theater events. FREE admission. Info: mauiarts.org.

Through Friday, February 15
2019 ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

The Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture & the Arts recognizes this prestigious competition and exhibition each year through its Art in Public Places Program. With renowned guest jurors offering a different perspective for a unique show each year, this exhibition offers an opportunity to view current work of local and mainland artists in all media: ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, photography, painting, drawing, jewelry, digital media, fiber, wood, mixed media, and all other creative explorations. With no theme, this exhibition challenges artists to submit their best work created within the past two years. Opening reception is Friday, January 11, 5-7pm. Gallery is open daily from 9am to 4pm; FREE admission. Info: 572-6560; huinoeau.com.

Friday, February 1
TALK STORY ON THE LAND AT WAIHE‘E COASTAL DUNES & WETLANDS REFUGE
HAWAIIAN ISLAND LAND TRUST

Join Scott Fisher, HILT’s Associate Executive Director of Conservation, for a morning hike at Waihe‘e Coastal Dunes & Wetlands Refuge. Learn about the area’s native plants and animals as well its history and myths. Wear sunscreen, a hat, and bring water and a snack. Meet across from Waihe‘e Elementary School at 9am. Reservations required: complete a Talk Story on the Land Liability Waiver on their website, hilt.org, and a HILT Staff member will be in touch to confirm your spot.

Friday, February 1
ARTIST 2 ARTIST: HENRY KAPONO & ROBI KAHAKALAU
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

Henry Kapono is a performer who does it all—vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, composer, thrilling performer, audience favorite—and has garnered multiple honors and awards, including a Grammy nomination. He has taken home numerous Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, including Male Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year, Single of the Year, and Album & Rock Album of the Year. Hawaiian singer/guitarist and Na Hoku Hanohano award winner Robi Kahakalau mixes the sounds of her native islands with elements of reggae, pop, singer/songwriter, folk, and rock balladry, plus the occasional touch of jazz and R&B. Not only that, her linguistic skills are as eclectic as her musical tastes—she’s fluent in English, French, Hawaiian, and Tahitian, and all four tongues show up on her recordings. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Saturday, February 2
“THE HUKILAU –PULLING TOGETHER FOR MAUI’S RESOURCES” MALAMA MAUI NUI
MAUI OCEAN CENTER

Everyone is invited to Malama Maui Nui’s first annual fundraiser “The Hukilau: Pulling Together for Maui’s Resources” from 6-9 pm at the Maui Ocean Center. Tickets are now on sale for this annual party that raises money to foster community stewardship for our ‘aina. In tradition, a Hukilau was a festive harvesting of fish by many members of the community, casting a large net and then together pulling it back to shore. Since 1982 Malama Maui Nui has been empowering the community to malama ‘aina together, working to build resources, networks and a volunteer base to keep our lands and water clean and healthy. In 2018, MMN facilitated over 1,885 volunteers and collected over 550,000 pounds of trash from Maui beaches, parks and roadways. The Hukilau party will feature a delicious buffet, free drink tickets with an additional cash bar, live dinner music, a silent auction, games, photo station and, of course, the Maui Ocean Center’s amazing ocean critters! Admission will be $150 and funds raised will benefit Malama Maui Nui’s environmental stewardship programs.This is an exclusive evening event for the entire family; children of all ages are welcome. Info: http://www.malamamauinui.org

Saturday, February 2
RUN & WALK FOR THE WHALES
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION, MA‘ALAEA

Pacific Whale Foundation’s annual Run & Walk for Whales is one of Maui’s largest and most scenic run and walking events. Choose from a 1 mile, 5K, 10K, or 10-mile course. All proceeds benefit Pacific Whale Foundation’s mission to protect the ocean through science and advocacy. All participants receive a t-shirt, breakfast, and the chance to win great prizes. Hawai‘i’s reggae ambassador Marty Dread will perform live in the courtyard for a post run/walk celebration. 7am. For more info and to register: mauiwhalefestival.org.

Sunday, February 3
TRILOGY EXCURSIONS
BLUE ‘AINA REEF CLEANUP

Start off with a land-based cleanup of Lahaina Harbor followed by a Trilogy catamaran ride to a nearby reef; location TBD based on weather conditions. Guests should bring their own snorkel gear and sunscreen. Hosted by Trilogy Excursions, the objective of Blue‘Aina is to clean and maintain Maui’s reefs, educate the community, and raise money for nonprofits. Breakfast and lunch provided. 8:30am-1:30pm. Reservations ($30) are required: facebook.com/blueaina.

Sunday, February 3
WAILEA 670 HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

Tour of ancient Hawaiian Kauhale (village) with archaeologist Jeanne Schaaf. Stunning sunset views; rugged terrain. Closed shoes/boots, long pants, and good balance a must. Bring water, hiking stick, camera. 2-3 miles total. Meet 3pm at top of Kaukahi Rd. in Wailea. Limit 18 participants. A $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over the age of 14. Register with leader Lucienne de Naie: laluzmaui@gmail.com or 214-0147.

Sunday, February 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. Event runs from 10am-5pm.

Sunday, February 3
WATCH THE BIG GAME @ THE MACC
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER & YOKOUCHI PAVILION, KAHULUI

Come over to the MACC’s “house” and watch the big game! PICK YOUR PARTY: Watch the game indoors on the huge screen in Castle Theater, outside in the Pavilion on a high-tech LED screen, OR BOTH—mix & mingle! Hot and cold beverages will be available for purchase in the courtyard before and during the game, and food trucks will be on hand selling ‘ono grindz and snacks. All ages welcome. 1:30pm; gates open at noon. FREE! No coolers, outside food/beverages, or tailgating please. Info: mauiarts.org.

Tuesday, February 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 (turtles) as veterinarian Dr. Paul McCurdy and aquarists measure, weigh, and examine turtles during their routine checkup at Nursery Bay. 2pm. Included with Aquarium admission.

Tuesday, February 5
MAJA SALVADOR
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Maja Salvador, a Filipina actress, dancer, singer, model, host, and producer, is regarded as the “Dance Princess.” In 2011, Salvador coproduced and portrayed the title role in the film “Thelma,” which earned her the Gawad Urian Award and the Film Academy of the Philippines Award for Best Actress. She is widely known for her roles in the TV series “Nagsimula sa Puso,” “Minsan Lang kita Iibigin,” “Ina Kapatid Anak,” “The Legal Wife,” and “Bridges of Love.” Her 2014 album “Believe” went gold, selling over 7,500 copies, and a second album, “Maja in Love,” was released in 2015. 6pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Wednesday, February 6
JAZZ AT THE SHOPS FEATURING PHIL & ANGELA BENOIT
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA, WAILEA RESORT

Phil and Angela Benoit are back to wow fans, old and new, at Jazz at The Shops at Wailea on Wednesday, December 5, from 5:30 to 7pm in the east wing near Lululemon. Jazz at The Shops is a free concert series that is open to the public and features renowned jazz musicians. Angela was born in Pa‘ia, Maui to a musical family. She is gifted with extraordinary talent, and has been singing since she was a child. Phil was also born to a musical family from Southern California, and has been playing the guitar since he was a teenager. Together they have recorded and released three albums and one EP. Their goal is to continue to spread their music across the Islands and the world. Special validated event parking is available for $5 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting a local nonprofit organization. For more information please visit http://www.theshopsatwailea.com.

Thursday, February 7
PRAZAK & ZEMLINSKY QUARTETS
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

The Pražák Quartet—one of today´s leading international chamber music ensembles—was established in 1972, while its members were students at the Prague Conservatory. Since then, the quartet has gained attention for its place in the unique Czech quartet tradition, and for its musical virtuosity. Founded in 1994, while the members were still students, the Zemlinsky Quartet has become a much-lauded example of the Czech string quartet tradition. Their vast repertoire contains more than 200 works ranging from Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and Dvorak, to works by contemporary composers. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, February 8
THE MERWIN CONSERVANCY PRESENTS RICHARD POWERS IN THE GREEN ROOM
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

The Merwin Conservancy hosts an intimate presentation by Richard Powers, a writer the New York Times Book Review calls “one of our most prodigiously talented” novelists. Powers is the author of 12 novels, most recently The Overstory, a “monumental novel about trees and people” that is a New York Times best seller. Powers is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and the National Book Award, and he has been a Pulitzer Prize and four-time National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. The presentation will be followed by a book signing at a courtyard reception with refreshments and a pop-up book store. 7pm. Tickets & information please call 242-SHOW (7469) or visit the website at http://www.mauiarts.org.

Friday, February 8
TOMAS KUBINEK
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Tomáš Kubínek was born in Prague and became passionately interested in clowns, circus, theater, and magic at an early age. He made his circus debut with a Brazilian clown duo as the rear half of a two-person horse and there was no turning back. He studied with some of the world’s greatest teachers of theatre and, combined with his own tireless experiments in the art of live performance, created award-winning solo stage shows and performs them throughout the world. A collision of theatre and music-hall, Tomáš Kubínek’s exuberant one-man show is equal parts comic brilliance, virtuosic vaudeville, and irresistible charm. 7:30pm. Tickets & information please call 242-SHOW (7469) or visit http://www.mauiarts.org.

Friday, February 8
WORLD WHALE FILM FESTIVAL 2019
THE HISTORIC ‘IAO THEATER, WAILUKU

The annual World Whale Film Festival promotes visual storytellers who are passionate about our oceans. The official theme of World Whale Film Festival 2019 is “inspiring ocean health through waves of change.” Be moved by powerful stories of ocean and wildlife conservation from around the world. 6-8:30pm. $10 admission. Visit MauiWhaleFestival.org for more information.

Saturday, February 9
20th ANNUAL HALE KAU KAU DINNER & AUCTION
WAILEA BEACH RESORT-MARRIOTT, MAUI

The 20th Annual Hale Kau Kau Dinner & Auction will be held from 4:30 to 9pm, at the Wailea Beach Resort-Marriott, Maui. Proceeds from the event will go towards supporting Hale Kau Kau’s mission to alleviate hunger in South Maui by feeding with compassion and aloha. The event will feature a buffet dinner, live and silent auctions, and live entertainment. Reception and Silent Auction will begin at 4:30pm, followed by Dinner and Live Auction at 6pm. This year’s event theme is “Sharing the Love,” which aptly describes the support Hale Kau Kau has received from the island and beyond our shores in their continued efforts to feed the homebound, the hungry and the homeless in South Maui. Now in its 20th year, this fundraising dinner provides approximately 40 percent of Hale Kau Kau’s annual budget to ensure their staff and volunteers can pour their heartfelt love and energy into their nonprofit feeding ministry. To date, they have served more than 1.5 million meals, 365 days a year, 27 straight years, without fail; thanks to the generosity of the community. Still, there are more meals to serve, more lives to touch. Individual seats for the February 9th fundraising dinner are $150 per person or $140 per person if purchasing 10 tickets. Please visit http://www.halekaukau.org. For additional information, call 875-8754 or email halekaukau@rcchawaii.org.

Sunday, February 10
GRAND OPENING: HUMPBACKS OF HAWAI‘I EXHIBIT & SPHERE
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Immerse yourself in the world of Hawai‘i’s humpback whales. Until now, we’ve only been able to see humpbacks from above the ocean surface. Maui Ocean Center’s Sphere breaks the barrier to do what has never been done before: bringing you eye-to-eye with Maui’s humpback whales in their realm beneath the waves. The new Maui Ocean Center Humpbacks of Hawai‘i Exhibit & Sphere invites you to explore their world, learn their secrets, and discover the dynamic life, journeys, and social bonds of these intelligent and spiritual creatures under the sea. 9am-5pm. Cost: Included with AquariumPLUS ticket, or $6.95 at Photo Booth.

Wednesday, February 13
MARKET AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA, WAILEA RESORT

Market at The Shops is committed to supporting agriculture on Maui by providing a place for residents and visitors alike to find, connect with, and learn about farm-fresh and sustainably grown produce, specialty foods, and artisanal goods. 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 a local nonprofit organization.

Thursday, February 14
VALENTINE’S DAY WITH MAKANA
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

The MACC presents award-winning slack-key guitar player, singer, and composer MAKANA in a Valentine’s Day concert in the intimate McCoy Studio Theater at 7:30pm. Born and raised in Hawai’i, Makana grew up on the shores of Waikiki amid the likes of legend Don Ho and a young Bruno Mars. Makana- whose name means “a gift given freely”- began singing when he was seven years-old, took up ‘ukulele at nine and began learning the ancient art of slack key at eleven. By fourteen, he was performing professionally, and before long playing five nights a week. His reputation as the youngest virtuoso of slack key spread quickly throughout the islands. Described as “dazzling” by The New York Times, Makana has become an internationally acclaimed guitarist, singer, composer and activist who is widely known for lending his musical talent for social change. Tickets are $35-65. For tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Thursday, February 14
PARTNERS YOGA
FAIRMONT KEA LANI MAUI, WAILEA RESORT

Inspire one another with a morning that will strengthen your relationship in more ways than one. Bend, stretch and balance with Partners yoga. 9am at Fairmont Kea Lani Willow Stream Spa. Call for details and reservations 875-2229.

Friday, February 15
MAKENA LANDING HISTORICAL HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

Learn from kama‘aina residents about the fascinating history of Makena Landing, and visit Hawaiian sites that still remain thanks to Sierra Club and local citizens. Some uneven terrain. Closed shoes recommended. Bring water, snack, camera. 3 miles total. Meet 8:30am at the public parking lot across from Keawala‘i (Makena) church. Limit 18 participants. A $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over the age of 14. Register with leader Lucienne de Naie: laluzmaui@gmail.com or 214-0147.

Friday, February 15
KAMA‘AINA NIGHTS
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

Kama‘aina Nights is a free family event featuring popular Maui bands, store and restaurant specials, and prize giveaways from the stage. It’s a locally grown Hawaiian concert series occurring on the third Friday of every month!

Friday, February 15-Monday, February 18
WHALE TALES 2019
THE RITZ-CARLTON, KAPALUA

Whale Tales is Hawai‘i’s premier whale research and education event, hosted by Whale Trust. Open to the public, this annual Maui event brings together international marine experts with residents and visitors from around the world. Over four days, renowned scientists, photographers, filmmakers, and conservationists will come together for presentations, whale watches, films, and an education/art expo. A $20 per day donation is encouraged to support Whale Tales’ beneficiaries. Benefit whale watches with the scientists, conservationists, and photographers featured at Whale Tales will run throughout the weekend. Tickets available at whaletales.org.

Friday, February 15-Sunday, February 17
ROSÉ BY THE BAY
CLIFF HOUSE CHAMPAGNE HALE AT MONTAGE KAPALUA BAY

Celebrate the romantic holiday through the weekend! Perched above Namalu Bay, Cliff House will be serving delectable food pairings with a variety of Rosé wines from renowned vineyards. Enjoy the sunset and a perfectly curated à la carte menu to start your evening. Offered Friday to Sunday from 4pm to 7pm. Open to all 21+ years. No reservations necessary, walk-in only. Info: 662-6600.

Saturday, February 16
UB40 FEATURING ALI CAMPBELL, ASTRO & MICKEY VIRTUE
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER A&B AMPITHEATER, KAHULUI

The original members of UB40—Ali Campbell, Astro, and Mickey Virtue—enjoyed huge success from 1979 until 2008, including multiple #1, top-10, gold- and platinum-selling albums; Grammy nominations; and four #1 hits worldwide. Ali, Mickey, and Astro helped define reggae music for a generation. The multiracial band pooled a diverse set of influences to put a fresh, indigenous slant on Jamaican reggae. Their most recent album is A Real Labour of Love, released in March 2018, an album much in the vein of their Labour of Love series of albums. It reached #2 on the UK Albums Chart, and entered the Billboard Reggae Albums chart at #1. 5:30pm; gates open at 4:30. For tickets and more information please call 242-SHOW (7469) or visit the website at http://www.mauiarts.org.

Saturday, February 16-Sunday, February 24
MAUI PLEIN AIR PAINTING INVITATIONAL
VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN LAHAINA, KA‘ANAPALI & KAPALUA

The Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational (MPAPI) is a week-long art event on the west side. The event showcases 24 plein air artists from Hawai‘i and the Mainland, through various MPAPI activities. The venue is open to the general public, offering many opportunities to observe the professional plein air artists at work. The event culminates with a reception at the Royal Lahaina Resort in Ka‘anapali. For more information please visit the website: http://www.CelebrateArtOnMaui.org.

Sunday, February 17
WINTER POPS FEATURING THE MAUI POPS ORCHESTRA
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

A unique pops program “Fiddle-Faddle” features the amazing expressive versatility of the violin, backed by the 50+ member Maui Pops Orchestra. Award-winning guest conductor/violinist Lawrence Golan has also received numerous ASCAP Adventurous Programming Awards. Music from Fiddler on the Roof, Schindler’s List, The Lord of the Dance, Carmen, and selections by Leroy Anderson and Charlie Daniels are just a sampling of all this delightful afternoon will include. 3pm. For tickets and more information please call 242-SHOW (7469) or visit the website at http://www.mauiarts.org.

Sunday, February 17
GEORGE LOPEZ
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

George Lopez was most recently seen in his HBO comedy special The Wall, which debuted in August 2017. His past HBO Specials include America’s Mexican in 2007; Tall, Dark, and Chicano in 2009 (also nominated for a Grammy for Best Comedy Album); and It’s Not Me, It’s You in 2012. Lopez remains a hit with television viewers with his comedy series, Lopez, on TV Land. George Lopez remains among the top five comedies and top 20 weekly programs in syndication. (adult content and language). 8pm. For tickets and more information please call 242-SHOW (7469) or visit the website at http://www.mauiarts.org.

Monday, February 18
HAWAI‘I YOUTH SYMPHONY WITH SPECIAL GUEST RAIATEA HELM
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

More than 100 of the state’s finest high school musicians comprise Youth Symphony I, the top orchestra of Hawai‘i Youth Symphony. Under the baton of the organization’s newly appointed music director, Dr. John Devlin, Youth Symphony I will perform music of local composer Michael-Thomas Foumai, masterworks by Beethoven and Shostakovich and, in a very special opportunity, feature the exquisite talents of Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning and Grammy-nominated artist Raiatea Helm. This season, HYS students represent more than 100 public, private, and home schools spread throughout Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Maui, and Moloka‘i. 4pm. FREE! For tickets and more information please call 242-SHOW (7469) or visit the website at http://www.mauiarts.org.

Tuesday, February 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 (turtles) as veterinarian Dr. Paul McCurdy and aquarists measure, weigh, and examine turtles during their routine checkup at Nursery Bay. 2pm. Included with Aquarium admission.

Wednesday, February 20
CONCERTS AT THE SHOPS FEATURING JOHN CRUZ
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA, WAILEA RESORT

Grammy award-winning John Cruz returns for a much-anticipated repeat performance at Concerts at The Shops, 5:30-7pm in the first-level fountain courtyard. John has distinguished himself as one of the most talented artists from Hawai‘i. He was named the Best Singer Songwriter by Hawaii Magazine in 2008. This well-earned reputation became even more solidified when he released his long-awaited sophomore album, “One of These Days,” in 2007. It debuted firmly at #1 in Hawai‘i, #2 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart, and #6 on the Billboard World Chart. The Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts gave the CD its highest honor in 2008, by awarding John the Na Hoku Hanohano Award for Contemporary Album of the Year. Four-hour Special Event Parking validations are available for $5 with a portion of the proceeds to benefit a local nonprofit organization.

Friday, February 22
STARRY NIGHT CINEMA: ‘INCREDIBLES 2’
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER A&B AMPITHEATER, KAHULUI

Maui Arts & Cultural Center presents another Starry Night Cinema event! Bring a low-back beach chair and/or a blanket and spread out on the lawn for a special screening of “The Incredibles 2!” Come early and enjoy preshow entertainment with Drew Martin, and an art activity for the keiki prior to the film. You can also purchase food and drinks from local food trucks and enter the prize giveaway. If it’s rainy, the movie will be shown in the Castle Theater; seating is first come/first served. Sorry, no coolers or outside food/beverages allowed. FREE! 7pm; gates open at 5:30. Info: mauiarts.org.

Saturday, February 23
THE GREAT WHALE COUNT
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION

Pacific Whale Foundation has undertaken the Great Whale Count for nearly 30 years. It is one of the world’s longest-running cetacean projects involving citizen-scientists. Citizen science is becoming a widespread tool for ecological and environmental monitoring, engaging members of the public, and promoting environmental stewardship. This systematic counting method allows PWF to monitor changes in humpback whale sightings from year to year, and provides a valuable long-term snapshot of Hawai‘i’s humpback whale population. The count takes place at 12 different sites on Maui. To participate, register online at mauiwhalefestival.org.

Saturday, February 23
ART AFFAIR 2019: YAYOI KUSAMA—OBSESSION WITH DOTS, ART & GIVING
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

Art Affair is Hui No‘eau’s premier art auction and social event benefitting community visual arts education. Held at the historic Kaluanui Estate, the evening event features a live and silent auction, live music, dancing, a gourmet seated dinner by Chef Bev Gannon and Celebrations Catering, signature drinks, and an opportunity to gather and celebrate with a wonderful community of visual arts supporters. 5-10pm. For tickets & more information please call 572-6560 or visit the website at www. huinoeau.com.

Saturday, February 23
KAINANI KAHAUNAELE
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

Born and raised on Kaua‘i, Kainani Kahaunaele works with a sense of deep responsibility to perpetuate the Hawaiian language, particularly through the art of Hawaiian songwriting and poetry. Winner of five Na Hoku Hanohano awards, Kainani is a sought-after performer whose original compositions have appeared in films, documentaries, and TV shows. Weaving her life’s purpose seamlessly into her work, her music, and her relationships, Kainani embraces her kuleana—a dedication that shines forth in her songs. 7:30pm. For tickets and more information please call 242-SHOW (7469) or visit the website at http://www.mauiarts.org.

Wednesday, February 27
MARKET AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA, WAILEA RESORT

Market at The Shops is committed to supporting agriculture on Maui by providing a place for residents and visitors alike to find, connect with, and learn about farm-fresh and sustainably grown produce, specialty foods, and artisanal goods. 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 a local nonprofit organization. For more information please visit the website at http://www.theshopsatwailea.com

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

Relax under the stars and enjoy this FREE concert on Thursday, February 28 brought to you by The Lahaina Restoration Foundation. Chairs are limited; 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. For more information call Lahaina Restoration Foundation at 661-3262 or visit the website at http://www.lahainarestoration.org.

Thursday, February 28
JACOB JONAS THE COMPANY
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Led by its 26-year-old namesake, Jacob Jonas The Company has gained an international profile for honest storytelling, visceral performances, and visual content creation. The Company tours throughout North America showcasing their unique mix of contemporary ballet, breakdance, and acrobatic movement, bringing dance into the world in new and exciting ways. The Company was named one of “12 standout companies of 2018” by the “Los Angeles Times” and “25 to Watch” by “Dance” magazine in 2018, and they have choreographed and danced for several branded campaigns, including James Perse, Sony, Spotify, and Nike. 7:30pm. For tickets and more information please call 242-SHOW (7469) or visit the website at http://www.mauiarts.org.

ONGOING EVENTS

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
OPEN OCEAN DIVE PRESENTATION
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Have questions about marine life? Share your curiosity LIVE with one of MOC’s amazing Aquarium divers as he/she swims in the 750,000 gallon Open Ocean exhibit. You can sit up close in the front row or farther back to your liking. Regardless, you’ll love the view as Hawaiian marine life swims past you. What might you see? Schools of giant trevally, stingrays, puffer fish, up to six species of sharks, and more. Get your questions ready—MOC’s diver and naturalist (marine educator) love sharing their in-depth knowledge about the exhibit’s inhabitants. This presentation is great for all ages! 11am and 3pm. Included with Aquarium admission.

Daily
KIDS PLAY FREE AFTER 3 PM
WAILEA GOLF CLUB

This daily program is a terrific opportunity for families to enjoy swinging together on Wailea’s award-winning golf courses. At the Wailea Golf Club, the Kids Play Free After 3pm program means one junior player (under 18 years old) gets to play free with each paying adult after 3pm. Available every day on the Wailea Blue Course, and on either the Gold or Emerald Course (designated course varies daily). For more information, visit waileagolf.com, or call 875-7450.

Daily
HAPPY HOUR
FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

At Fairmont Kea Lani, Happy Hour is more than just an hour, it’s an experience! Begin your journey by enjoying Happy Hour at Ko from 3 to 5pm in their high top and bar seating area. The fun continues at AMA Bar & Grill from 5 to 7pm, where you can watch the sun set over the horizon. Or grab a seat at Nick’s Fishmarket bar between 5 and 7pm. End your evening with an after-dinner delight at LUANA from 8 to10:00pm. For more info: 875-2290.

Daily
PACIFIC ISLAND ARTS
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Tapa (or kapa) cloth is created by the meticulous pounding and softening of tree bark. Ancient Polynesians wore tapa; the higher one’s status, the softer their tapa. Mahina and Nesi are modernizing this tradition by hand painting tapa using traditional dyes and acrylic. 10am-4pm at the kiosk near Tide Pool. Cost varies. Schedule subject to change.

Daily
MARINE NATURALIST PRESENTATION
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Educational marine naturalist presentations are available every day at Maui Ocean Center. Presentations take place throughout the Aquarium from the Living Reef to the Open Ocean exhibit between 9:30am and 4:15pm. Times are listed online and in the park. Included with Aquarium admission.

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, KA‘ANAPALI

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
BYOG: BLOW YOUR OWN GLASS WITH STEPHEN FELLERMAN
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

Blow Your Own Glass is an opportunity to experience the joy of glassblowing. You’ll assist an artist in creating a glass object of your choice and design and make either an ornament, paperweight, sea float, flower, small cup, or bowl. Teaching Artist Stephen Fellerman will spend approximately 30 minutes with each person while creating magic before your eyes—together! Available by reservation: 572-6560 ext. 21 to book your spot and specify your preferred time. Tuition & Supply Fee: $95 per person. A supply list is posted online at huinoeau.com under the class description.

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 sneakers; no sandals. Call 572-4400 or visit nps.gov/hale for more info.

Ongoing
LIVE MUSIC
FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

Idyllically located with sensational sunset vistas, LUANA invites you to enjoy live entertainment Wednesday through Saturday from 7 to10pm. Open daily 4-11pm. Happy Hour daily from 8 to10pm.

Monday
HOALOHA ‘AINA
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION

Join South Maui Volunteers and group leaders Bob and Lis Richardson to 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 ext. 1 at least 24 hours in advance to sign up.

Monday
PAPA HULA AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA, WAILEA RESORT

Gain a deeper appreciation of the traditional hula dance through the history, instruments, and basic hula footwork and hand movements. 1-2pm at the main fountain courtyard. FREE.

Monday
FREE ‘UKULELE LESSON
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI RESORT

Enjoy complimentary lessons and learn the basics. From 2-3pm and 3-4pm in the ABC Courtyard. Info: whalersvillage.com.

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 at the Nursery Bay Hale. Included with Aquarium admission. Schedule subject to change.

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

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 on 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 feeding at Turtle Lagoon and Nursery Bay. 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 Aquarium admission. Reservations recommended.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday
TAHITIAN DANCE SHOW
OUTLETS OF MAUI, LAHAINA TOWN

Experience the beauty and excitement of Tahitian dance, FREE, 6-7pm Monday, Thursday & Saturday; 5:30-6:30pm Wednesday. Info: outletsofmaui.com.

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

This experience is truly unique—imagine no barriers between you, sharks, rays, and tropical fish. Dive in MOC’s 750,000 gallon Open Ocean exhibit in the Aquarium. Family and friends can cheer you on from the exhibit’s viewing area and 54-foot-long acrylic tunnel. Viewing guests receive 20% off general admission. Check-in time is 2:45pm at park entrance; dive time is approximately 40 minutes. Space is limited; advance reservations required. Starting at $199. Info: mauioceancenter.com/shark-dive-maui or call 270-7075.

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

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

Tuesday
FREE ‘UKULELE LESSONS
OUTLETS OF MAUI, LAHAINA TOWN

Learn to play the humble ‘ukulele. Lessons are free, and take place at the Maika‘i Woods store at 11am-noon. Info: outletsofmaui.com.

Tuesday
AQUARI-OM
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Yoga with sharks, rays, and hundreds of fish at the Open Ocean exhibit! Yoga has been known to increase strength and concentration while decreasing stress and illness. Please bring a reusable water bottle; cold filtered water is provided. Check in at 5:30pm at main exit gate; class begins at 5:45pm. Cost: $20. Space is limited; reserve online at aquari-OM.com.

Tuesday
COCONUT HUSKING AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA, WAILEA RESORT

Experience a demonstration of the traditional and modern methods in husking a coconut. Learn how the Hawaiians would use every part of the coconut from food, to crafting eating utensils, jewelry, and furniture. On 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. Info: 669-6271 or visit napilikai.com.

Tuesday
POLYNESIAN SHOW AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA, WAILEA

Polynesian dance styles are beautiful expressions of communication. This performance will honor the 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. Escape the heat in Maui’s only fully enclosed, air-conditioned shopping center that features cuisines from around the world, and more than 50 retail stores. Call 661-5304 or visit lahainacannerymall.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 so much more! 8am-4pm.

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

Enjoy a complimentary lei-making class and create your own masterpiece. Anyone can make a lei! Make this Hawaiian tradition special by stringing your own. 11am-1pm in the ABC Courtyard. For more info: whalersvillage.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 permanent sculptures, paintings, murals, artifacts, and graphics including works by Shige Yamada, Fernando Botero, Yvonne Cheng, Herb Kane, and more. Meet at 10am in the Na Pua Gallery on the fourth floor. FREE. Valet parking provided for visitors who attend the art tour. For more information, call 875-1234 or visit grandwailea.com.

Tuesday & Sunday
THE FEAST AT MOKAPU
ANDAZ MAUI AT WAILEA RESORT

Experience Hawai‘i’s most authentic luxury lu‘au at Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort—a beautifully curated cultural and culinary experience set amidst an iconic grassy lawn and the sandy shore of Mokapu Beach. Follow the historical journey of our Polynesian ancestors as they arrived on Maui and settled in our ahupua‘a (land division), while gaining insight on Hawaiian values focusing on the love of, connection to, and kuleana (responsibility) to the land. While enjoying interactive story-telling, indulge in an ‘ohana-style meal, beautifully plated and executed by Executive Chef Isaac Bancaco. Handcrafted and personalized cocktails are available to enhance the culinary experience. 5:30-8:30pm. Reservations: feastatmokapu.com.

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. The event starts at 7:30pm. For reservations, call toll-free (888) 669-3858 or visit slackkey.com.

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

Plant lovers and garden enthusiasts are invited to learn about native Hawaiian and Polynesian plants. Join cultural practitioner Ko‘i Lum as he shares how early and current Hawaiians utilize prominent native and canoe plants for food, dyes, and medicine. First-come, first-served. Limited to 15 guests. From 10-11am. $6.95 +tax with Aquarium admission. Advance reservations requir: 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 are also available for $4, as well as self-guided audio tour wands for $5, Mon.-Sat. 8am-4pm.

Wednesday & Friday
ISLAND WOOD CARVINGS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA, WAILEA RESORT

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. The 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 & Friday
BEACH BUDDIES VISITOR PROGRAM
MAUI HUMANE SOCIETY, PU‘UNENE

Visitors can offer one of Maui Humane Society’s chosen “Beach Buddies” a day of fun out of the shelter every Wednesday and Friday from 11am to 4pm. Arrive at the shelter at 11am. A suggested donation of $20 is greatly appreciated, and helps to offset costs associated with operating the program. Advance reservations required: MauiHumaneSociety.org. The shelter is located in Pu‘unene (Central Maui), on Maui Veterans Highway between Kihei and Kahului.

Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
HAWAIIAN CRAFT MAKING
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Learn the art, history, and cultural significance of lei making and lauhala weaving with Cultural Practitioner Ko‘i. 2-3pm at the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Included with Aquarium admission. Subject to change.

Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday
COCONUT WEAVING
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Join Marco as he weaves fronds from the coconut palm into fun and familiar shapes. 10am-12pm at the hale near Nursery Bay. Included with Aquarium admission. Schedule subject to change.

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

Complimentary hula shows at Whalers Village. 7-7:25pm and 7:30-8pm in the Lower Level Courtyard. Info: whalersvillage.com.

Thursday
TAI CHI
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

Join Master Sifu David Moragne for a free meditation in motion class to promote your serenity and peace. All ages welcome. Free! 10-11am.

Thursday
POLYNESIAN HULA LESSON
LAHAINA CANNERY MALL, LAHAINA

FREE Polynesian hula lesson at 5pm. Info: 661-5304, lahainacannerymall.com.

Thursday­­­­
COCONUT FROND WEAVING AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA, WAILEA RESORT

Weaving was a highly developed skill that Hawaiians used to make baskets, mats, jewelry, and toys for the keiki. Make your very own keepsake to take home. Thursdays from 2:30-3:30pm at the courtyard. FREE.

Thursday
POLYNESIAN SHOW AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA, WAILEA RESORT

This cultural performance honors the many beautiful dances of Polynesia, including Hawaiian hula, Tahitian, and Samoan performances. Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30pm at the main fountain courtyard, FREE.

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, and hat for sun protection. Snacks and cold drinks provided. Call 249-8811 ext. 1 to sign up.

Friday
FREE HULA LESSON
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI

Learn the art of hula with complimentary hula lessons. 3-4pm in the courtyard. Info: whalersvillage.com.

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

Four Fridays per month, our community gathers to celebrate art, music, and Maui culture. 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. For more info, visit MauiFridays.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. Info: 667-9193.

Friday
CANDLELIT TOURS
AT THE BALDWIN HOME, LAHAINA

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. Visit lahainarestoration.org or call 661-3262.

Friday
PAU HANA AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA, WAILEA RESORT

Pau Hana is more than just a happy hour—it’s a time to celebrate the end of the work week with live music by Maui’s talented artists. Every Friday from 4 to 6pm.

Friday
ALOHA FRIDAY SUNSET SALES
OUTLETS OF MAUI, LAHAINA TOWN

Enjoy center-wide sidewalk sales, Pi Artisan Pizzeria’s all-day Happy Hour, Ruth’s Chris Happy Hour (5-7pm), on-site entertainment, and more.

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. You’ll help remove invasive plants or help with other projects to protect the park’s unique eco-system. Warm clothes, long pants and closed-toed shoes required. Bring water and lunch. Call 249-8811 x1.

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 fresh flowers, fruits, and vegetables from more than 200 vendors. 7am-1pm. Admission is 50 cents; keiki 12 and under are free.

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

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

Saturday
FAMILY MAGIC BY HOLDEN MOWAT
LAHAINA CANNERY MALL, LAHAINA

Be amazed and intrigued by Maui magician Holden Mowat’s interactive, all-ages, magic-comedy performance at Center Stage. Every Saturday at 12pm. Call 661-5304 or visit lahainacannerymall.com.

Saturday
GRAND DAIRY TOUR
SURFING GOAT DAIRY, KULA

Experience a two-hour, hands-on visit and tasting you will love. 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. The tour is from 9 to 11am and costs $28. For more info, call 878-2870 or visit surfinggoatdairy.com.

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

Maui Chef’s Table offers booking for select Saturday evenings at 6pm. Info: 270-0303, or online at millhousemaui.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 and “Build-your-own Bloody Mary Bar” 10am-1pm. For more info and reservations: 662-6681.

Sunday
SUNDAY CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH
TIKI TERRACE, KA‘ANAPALI BEACH HOTEL

Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel’s legendary brunch takes place at the Tiki Terrace restaurant, where guests will find a choice of indoor and open-air seating. Guests can sip on champagne and choose from a wide array of brunch items, including breads and pastries, tropical fruit, waffles, crab legs, sushi and Hawaiian specialties, as well as taste delicious poke, poi and kalua pig. There is also a decadent dessert table to enjoy. Info: 661-0011.

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 35 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 more. Info: mauigiftandcraftfair.com.

Sunday
MAUI SUNDAY MARKET
KAHULUI SHOPPING CENTER

Don’t miss “Maui Sunday Market,” held each Sunday from 4 to 8pm in the Kahului Shopping Center parking lot. This popular event features island vendors (crafters, artisans, food purveyors, and more), entertainment, food trucks, and activities showcasing Hawaiian cultural traditions and practices. Public admission and parking are FREE.

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