EVENTS IN JUNE

Through Saturday, June 9
YOUNG CREATIVES: INTERGALACTICA
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER SCHAEFER INTERNATIONAL GALLERY, KAHULUI

The MACC’s biennial student show includes art work created by Maui students in grades K- 12, exploring the “Outer Space” theme. Students were asked to submit work that explores “the big universe” theme, using imagination and brainstorming. As part of the exhibit, the public is invited to explore an immersive intergalactic space station in the gallery. Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm, except holidays. FREE admission. Info: mauiarts.org.

Through Friday, June 15
ELEMENTAL DESIGN: CONTEMPORARY CRAFT IN GLASS, METAL & WOOD
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

This dynamic exhibition showcases Hawai‘i artists working in glass, metal, and wood, and challenged participating artists to explore these versatile media in all of their creative forms. Gallery hours are daily from 9am-4pm. FREE admission. Info: 572-6560; huinoeau.com.

Friday, June 1
MAUI BABY EXPO’S 2018 BABY PHOTO CONTEST
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER

QKC and Maui Family Magazine presents the Maui Baby Expo’s 2018 Baby Photo Contest. Contest runs from June 1 through June 15. Use the hashtag #MauiBabyExpoBaby and #PlayQKC with your photo on Instagram to enter.

Saturday, June 2-Sunday, June 3
MAUI JIM SHOOTOUT
KA‘ANAPALI BEACH

The Maui Jim Shootout, presented by Maui Jim Sunglasses, is a unique two-day ocean event comprised of 10 individual sprint races and a team relay race in multi-disciplined events. Sprint races (5-8 min each) will take place in the waters off Ka‘anapali Beach fronting the Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel. Athletes test their skills in a series of races accumulating points over two-days. Info: http://www.mauijimoceanshootout.com.

Saturday, June 2
MAMO AT THE MACC: WEARABLE ART SHOW
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER YOKOUCHI PAVILION & COURTYARD, KAHULUI

Maui Arts & Cultural Center and the PA‘I Foundation present MAMo at the MACC for the fifth consecutive year. The event was launched in Honolulu in 2006. A component of the Maoli Arts Movement, the wearable art show celebrates Hawaiian design in fabric and clothing—specifically in terms of cultural motif—in a way that makes it more than just a runway fashion show. Many traditional Hawaiian patterns and designs—in kapa and weaving, weaponry and tools, tattoo and adornment—take their visual clues from nature. This year’s designers include Kanoelani Davis (PoMahina Designs), Anna Kahalekulu (Kulua Designs), Micah Kamohoaliʻi (Dezigns by Kamohoali‘i), Kawika Lum-Nelmida (Kawika Lum Designs), Lufi Luteru (Pawehi Creations), Kehaulani Nielson (Kahulale‘a), Ari South, and Manaola Yap (Manaola). This fashion event, definitely NOT a typical fashion show, grows in popularity each year, so don’t miss this one-of-a-kind experience! VIP ticket holders get exclusive access to the trunk show before the performance; all other ticket holders are invited to visit the trunk show at the conclusion of the program. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Sunday, June 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 (Tickets are $30) are required. Please visit http://www.facebook.com/blueaina.

Sunday, June 3
MAUI MADE SUNDAY
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER

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 and Hawai‘i Made products at Center Court at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center from 10am-5pm.

Tuesday, June 5
WOMEN’S GOLF DAY
KA‘ANAPALI GOLF COURSES

Join in the fun at Ka‘anapali Golf Courses on June 5 from 4:30-6:30pm. Enjoy a complimentary golf clinic with Shayna Miyajima, PGA Golf Instructor and former tour professional. There will be hosted food & beverages by Mana Wines, Fun golf fashion by Tori Richards, Jamie Sadock and Nike Golf, Prize Giveaways and more! Call 661-3691 for more info.

Tuesday, June 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.

Wednesday, June 6
JAZZ AT THE SHOPS ANGELA & PHIL BENOIT
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Celebrate an evening of elegance and entertainment with a complimentary outdoor jazz performance. 5:30-7pm in the upper level courtyard. Validated parking is available for $5.

Thursday, June 7-Sunday, June 10
37th ANNUAL KAPALUA WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
KAPALUA RESORT

Join Kapalua Resort for the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival—a magical weekend on the shores of the world-renowned vacation destination, and the longest running food and wine event in the USA. This annual wine festival on Maui brings together oenophiles, gourmands and enthusiasts of the good life to celebrate, learn, and experience the finest culinary trends and viniculture. Tickets and info: kapaluawineandfoodfestival.com.

Friday, June 8
WORLD OCEANS DAY
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Join Maui Ocean Center Marine Institute, Pacific Whale Foundation, and Maui Ocean Center for a day of fun in the sun while giving back. There will be two beach cleanups that include both land and sea removal of litter and other debris. That evening, celebrate at MOC’s Seascape Restaurant with a special screening of the film Straws. Special discounts for food, passes to the Aquarium, and more provided to each volunteer. http://www.MauiOceanCenter.com/educate/community.

Saturday, June 9
ART=MIXX: SUPERNOVA
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER YOKOUCHI PAVILION & COURTYARD, KAHULUI

Held in conjunction with the current art exhibit Young Creatives: Intergalactica, the event will feature Fuzz Box Productions, DJ Boomshot, and live performances, including “LANDING ZONE,” an out of this world fashion experience. Food and beverages will be available throughout the evening. Costume up, mingle, and connect to the arts. This event is FREE and open to 21 and over. 7-11pm. Info: mauiarts.org.

Sunday, June 10
MAKAWAO FOREST RESERVE (KAHAKAPAO) HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

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

Sunday, June 10
THE CRYSTAL METHOD
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER YOKOUCHI PAVILION & COURTYARD, KAHULUI

A lot can happen in 20 years, especially when it comes to music. Throughout the past two decades, the musical landscape has continually merged, morphed, and matrixed, fractured in countless directions while intersecting at the most unexpected points. Electronic music underwent a renaissance in the aughts, rising out of the warehouses and blank spaces and overtaking the biggest festival fields in the world. The Crystal Method followed a similar trajectory since their formation in 1993. The Grammy-nominated, platinum-certified trailblazing duo—Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland—set the stage for the genre-mashing electronic sounds that fuel the current zeitgeist. 6pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Sunday, June 10
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.

Wednesday, June 13
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 treats guests can enjoy specials 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 Boys & Girls Club Maui.

Wednesday, June 13-Sunday, June 17
MAUI FILM FESTIVAL
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER, KAHULUI, AND IN WAILEA

Maui Film Festival has made a name for itself with a concentration on life-affirming films. This annual film extravaganza on Maui is filled with outstanding cinema in all its forms! The Festival features a wide array of special events in Wailea, including celebrity tributes and filmmaker panels, as well as screenings at The MACC. Info: mauifilmfestival.com.

Friday, June 15
ALOHA FRIDAY
OUTLETS OF MAUI, LAHAINA TOWN

Enjoy center-wide sidewalk sales, Pi Artisan Pizzeria’s garden patio all-day Happy Hour, Ruth’s Chris Steak House’s Happy Hour (5-7pm), on-site entertainment, and more. Info: outletsofmaui.com.

Friday, June 15
KAMA‘AINA NIGHTS
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER

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 on the third Friday of every month!

Friday, June 15
SYLVIA ST. JAMES JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

Super singer and recording artist Sylvia St. James headlines this exciting concert filled with contemporary gospel, blues, and jazz recognizing Juneteenth and the ending of slavery. Sylvia St. James has written music for, and recorded and performed with, some of the greatest artists of our time, both nationally and internationally, in just about every genre. Her impressive credits and colleagues include Arianna Grande, Keith Richards, Stevie Wonder, Barbra Streisand, Michael Bublé, Andrea Bocelli, Harry Connick Jr., and many others. She also hosts the very popular “Soulful Sundays” at the Rose in Pasadena, CA, and has hosted the International Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues. Opening the show is local legend Kelly Covington. Her pure, powerful voice is a soaring lead instrument evoking the complete spectrum of emotions. 7:30pm. For tickets and more information please call 242-SHOW (7469) or visit http://www.mauiarts.org.

Saturday, June 16
PALAU‘EA MAUKA (WAILEA 670) HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

Explore the northern boundary of the Wailea 670 preserve with magnificent stone wall systems and ancient dwelling sites. Meet 3pm at top of Kaukahi Road in Wailea. Long pants recommended/sturdy closed shoes a must. 2-3 miles r/t. Limit 15 participants. A $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over the age of 14. Please register with leader Lucienne de Naie: laluzmaui@gmail.com or call 808-214-0147.

Saturday, June 16
NONI WORKSHOP WITH KO‘I LUM
MAUI NUI BOTANICAL GARDENS, KAHULUI

Noni is a kino lau (form taken by a supernatural) of the Hawaiian god Ku. Though unpleasant in smell, noni is considered an exceptionally important medicinal plant. Learn more about the uses of noni with Hawaiian cultural Practitioner Ko‘i Lum. Cost: $50, or $25 for current garden members. Call 249-2798, or email info@mnbg.org for reservations.

Saturday, June 16-Sunday, June 17
NA KAMEHAMEHA COMMEMORATIVE PA‘U PARADE AND HO‘OLAULE’A
LAHAINA TOWN

This annual celebration honors our ali‘i (royalty). Parade begins at 9:45am Saturday on Front Street. It will start from Kenui St. and proceed south toward Shaw St. The ho‘olaule‘a will open at 9am at Keawaiki, Lahaina Banyan Tree Park. Festivities will include exhibits, pa‘u awards presentation, food booths, Maui-made crafters, and local entertainment. The festivities are scheduled to last until sunset.

Sunday, June 17
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Enter the Daddy & Me Contest! Contest runs from June 1 through 17 at 9am. Post a creative photo on Instagram of you and your father, or you and your keiki. Tag @QKCMaui & hashtag #PlayQKC. Most creative wins a Daddy Prize Package valued over $400, including a Sears Grill! Winner will be announced via Instagram on Father’s Day at 10am. QKC and 98.3DaJam welcome Keiki (12 & under) to participate in QKC’s fun and educational Father’s Day coloring contest at Guest Services from 10am to 2pm.

Tuesday, June 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, June 20
CONCERTS AT THE SHOPS FEATURING HAPA
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Internationally acclaimed, award-winning World Music group HAPA returns to perform at The Shops at Wailea. HAPA has won multiple Na Hoku Hanohano Awards over the years that include Album of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, and Contemporary Hawaiian Album of the Year. Award-winning guitarist, songwriter, singer, and founder of the group Barry Flanagan is joined by Ron Kualaau and Tarvin Makia. HAPA’s music has been described as “hypnotic, liquid guitar runs woven around clear, tenor Hawaiian vocals, and immaculate harmonies driven by poetic lyrics exulting the rapture of the Hawaiian landscape, history and mythology.” Open to the public, this free event is from 5:30-7pm in the first level fountain courtyard. Four-hour Special Event Parking validations are available for $5 with a portion of the proceeds to benefit Boys & Girls Club Maui.

Friday, June 22
KAUNOA SENIORS KARAOKE
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER

Join the talented and inspirational Kaunoa Seniors as they perform their favorite karaoke songs! 6-8pm.

Friday, June 22-Sunday, July 9
‘SAME TIME NEXT YEAR’
PROARTS PLAYHOUSE, KIHEI

In 1951, at a small California inn, George and Doris have an affair. Instead of writing it off as a one-night stand, the pair decide to meet at the inn every year for a romantic retreat, away from their respective spouses and families. In the decades that follow, both George and Doris face their own personal struggles and hardships, and together they develop a level of love and intimacy that exceeds the ones found in their own marriages. Performances are Thursday, Friday & Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 3pm. Tickets & info: 463-6550; proartsmaui.com.

Friday, June 22
THE MERWIN CONSERVANCY PRESENTS POETS NAOMI NYE & CATHY SONG IN THE GREEN ROOM
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

Poets Naomi Shihab Nye (of Texas) and Cathy Song (of Hawai‘i), dear longtime friends, take the stage together for an evening immersed in the power of poetry as part of the Merwin Conservancy’s Green Room environmental and literary salon series. The theme of the evening will explore poetry’s role as an “antidote” to the chaos in the world around us. The presentation will be followed by a courtyard reception with dessert, beverages, book sales, and live musical entertainment.  All ticket sales benefit the non-profit Merwin Conservancy. 7pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Saturday, June 23
KARAOKE STARS SATURDAYS
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER

Grab your friends or go solo to QKC’s Karaoke Night with KJ (Karaoke Jockey) Dean Sakurai of Star Tracks Karaoke Maui.  All ages welcome! 5-7pm.

Saturday, June 23-Saturday, August 15
AI IWANE: ISLAND IN MY MIND, FUKUSHIMA / MELISSA ANN PINNEY: GIRL TRANSCENDENT
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER SCHAEFER INTERNATIONAL GALLERY, KAHULUI

Two concurrent exhibits will feature personal approaches in photography by two women. Ai Iwane from Tokyo, Japan, has been using a Kodak Cirkut (large-format 360-degree rotating panoramic camera) to develop compelling images of the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster of 2011. Her work also reveals the historic connections between Fukushima and Maui through the traditions of the annual bon dance festivals. Melissa Ann Pinney is a fine art photographer based in Evanston, Illinois. Her works in this exhibition were selected from a long-term exploration of emerging feminine identity, informed by Pinney’s own girlhood and that of her daughter, Emma. Vivid with color, gesture, and light, the images suggest that the mysterious and ardent inner life of girls will withstand their inevitable maturation into adulthood. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm, except holidays. FREE admission. Info: mauiarts.org.

Saturday, June 23
ZENSHIN DAIKO’S 19TH ANNUAL TAIKO FESTIVAL CONCERT
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Zenshin Daiko’s 19th annual Taiko Festival concert will start with Stanford Taiko, one of the leading collegiate taiko groups in North America. During its 26-year history, the group has performed concerts internationally and domestically, including tours to Japan, Thailand, China, Guatemala, and the Pacific Northwest. The 50 members of Zenshin Daiko will perform some of their favorite pieces and premiere new works written by its members. Kenny Endo, a renowned professional taiko artist from Honolulu, will be the special guest. Zenshin Daiko’s Taiko Festival is a highlight of Maui’s annual June events. Don’t miss your chance to see this impressive Maui group! 7pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Sunday, June 24
UAOA BAY HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

Moderate, with a steep descent/ascent at the bay using fixed ropes, and a short walk on large stones on the beach. Beautiful coastal views on this recently reopened trail. 2 miles r/t. Meet 9am at Ha‘iku Community Center. Bring lunch, water, and footwear good for slippery rocks. Limit 15 participants. A $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, June 24
27th ANNUAL KI HO‘ALU GUITAR FESTIVAL
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER A&B AMPITHEATER, KAHULUI

Join the MACC for one of Maui’s favorite family events! Some of Hawai‘i’s best slack-key guitar players will perform a full afternoon of melodious Hawaiian music. Ki Ho‘alu, translating literally from Hawaiian as “loosen the key,” indicating the tuning in slack-key guitar technique, is a musical tradition dating back to 19th century paniolo who played around the campfire after completing a day of ranch work. Slack key has become known as one of the world’s great acoustic guitar methods, especially since the Grammy Awards recognized Hawaiian music as a category all its own. An abundance of relaxed lawn seating gives the event an informal, local-style atmosphere, making it easy to lounge all afternoon. Festival-goers are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets, or lauhala mats and relax on the grassy lawn to fully enjoy the laid-back music by famed guitar players. This is a family-friendly event: all generations can enjoy the slack-key guitar tradition, with both new music and classic favorites. Island crafters and merchants will be on site with displays of local arts & crafts for purchase, and food trucks will serve a variety of tasty lunch and dessert options. 1-7pm. Gates open at 12:30pm. Info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Wednesday, June 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.

Thursday, June 28
HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES
BALDWIN HOME MUSEUM LAWN, LAHAINA

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.

Friday, June 29
FULL MOON CRUISE
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION, LAHAINA

Experience the wonder of Maui’s brilliant full moon on this fun 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 a romantic moonlit evening at sea. This cruise is timed to coincide with the full moon. Special guest narrator is Harriet Witt, an international award-winning astronomy writer and speaker, known for her entertaining and informative commentary on all things lunar. 8-10pm from Lahaina Harbor. Call 249-8811 x1.

Saturday, June 30
HAMAKUA VICTORY HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

Explore the stunning coastline, hidden streams, and archaeological sites that are preserved in the Hamakua lands saved from development in 2016. Special tour with resource guides. 3 miles r/t. Sierra Club members $5; non-members $10. Meet 9am at Ha‘iku Community Center. Limit 15 participants. Register with Lucienne de Naie: laluzmaui@gmail.com or 214-0147.

Saturday, June 30
INTENTIONS OF PORTRAITURE WITH MELISSA ANN PINNEY
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER SCHAEFER INTERNATIONAL GALLERY, KAHULUI

Photographer Melissa Ann Pinney from Evanston, Illinois, will discuss her techniques in portraiture, and share ideas about composition, light, and creating a mood through photography. 2-4pm. To register, email: shannon@mauiarts.org.

Saturday, June 30
DOCUMENTING HISTORY THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY WITH AI IWANE
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER SCHAEFER INTERNATIONAL GALLERY

Ai Iwane from Tokyo, Japan, will talk about her approach to developing recent projects about Japanese immigrant communities in Hawai‘i. 2-4pm. To register, email: shannon@mauiarts.org.

Saturday, June 30 – Sunday, July 1
IMU WORKSHOP WITH IDAIKA NAKAHASHI
MAUI NUI BOTANICAL GARDENS, KAHULUI

In collaboration with Papa Ola Lokahi & Hui No Ke Ola Pono, this two-day in-depth workshop will teach many aspects of imu (Hawaiian underground oven) creation and use. Hands-on instruction will include how to gather materials, create, ignite, seal, open, and serve food from an imu; recipes and ingredient preparations; how to properly place food for cooking; imu monitoring and timing; traditional Hawaiian names for the parts of the imu; including making traditional coconut leaf platters. Imu cooking is a healthier and delicious method of food preparation that perpetuates the Hawaiian culture. Cost: $125, or $100 for garden members. Call 249-2798 or email info@mnbg.org for reservations.

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. For more information, call 878-6058 or visit mauiwine.com.

Daily
HAPPY HOUR
FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

Begin your journey by enjoying Happy Hour at Ko from 3–5pm in the high top bar area. The fun continues at AMA from 5–7pm watching the sunset. Or grab a seat at Nick’s Fishmarket bar between 5–7pm. End your evening with an after dinner delight at LUANA from 8–10pm. For more information call 875-2290.

Nightly
BOTERO GALLERY LOUNGE
GRAND WAILEA RESORT

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. Friday evenings are Halau Friday, a free sunset hula show featuring performances by local hula schools with live music, hula, and Polynesian-style dance. Info: 661-0011, kbhmaui.com.

Ongoing
‘UKULELE LESSONS WITH MELE FONG
BAILEY HOUSE, WAILUKU

Adults and families are invited to gain a unique cultural experience learning to play Hawai‘i’s official instrument, the ‘ukulele, from a Native Hawaiian with over 50 years experience singing, playing, and teaching the joy of making music with the ‘ukulele. Participants can create a Maui memory playing fun, sing-along songs as they learn a method for forming ‘ukulele chord shapes with minimal muscle strain, and strumming styles taught by no one else. Lessons are held at the historic Hale Ho‘ike‘ike at the Bailey House in Wailuku. Students who get hooked can continue learning from home via online lessons, packaged song sets, and downloadable lessons. Visit UkuleleMeleOnMaui.com, or call 281-4981 for pricing.

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 for more info.

Monday
READ-A-PALOOZA
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER

Join Mrs. Readaloud as she reads books to keiki 12 & under followed by colorful procession to Maui Friends of the Library for a free book. 10-11am.

Monday
HOALOHA ‘AINA
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION

Join South Maui Volunteers 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 to sign up.

Monday
PAPA HULA AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Discover the art of hula while having a good time with this dance workshop. Lessons include an overview of the accompanying music and instruments, costumes and accessories, and the dance movements and their meaning. 1-2pm at the main fountain. FREE.

Monday
FREE ‘UKULELE LESSON
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI

Learn the basics of playing one of Hawai‘i’s most popular musical instruments. 2-3pm and 3-4pm in the ABC Courtyard. Info: whalersvillage.com.

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
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 Nursery Bay Hale.

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 and Nursery Bay. 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, Thursday & Saturday
TAHITIAN DANCE SHOW
OUTLETS OF MAUI, LAHAINA

A FREE Tahitian show! 6-7pm Monday, Thursday & Saturday; 5:30-6:30pm Wednesday.

Monday-Friday
‘UKULELE LESSONS
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Learn how to play one of Hawai‘i’s most iconic musical instruments with Jason Macapulay. Five guests per class; appropriate for ages 12 and up. 11am-1pm at the Retail Plaza. Included with aquarium admission. Schedule subject to change.

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

Dive among the Aquarium’s sharks, rays, and tropical fish in the 750,000-gallon Open Ocean exhibit. Learn about the significance of mano (sharks) in Hawaiian culture and the critical role they play in the marine ecosystem. The diver’s friends and family can watch the experience from the exhibit’s viewing area and 54-foot-long acrylic tunnel. Includes same-day Aquarium admission for the diver and one guest. Additional viewing guests receive 20% off general admission. Check-in time is at 8am; dive time is approximately 40 minutes. Space is limited and advance reservations are required. Starting at $199. Book online at mauioceancenter.com/shark-dive-maui or call 270-7075. Gear rental packages are also available.

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
FREE ‘UKULELE LESSONS
OUTLETS OF MAUI, LAHAINA TOWN

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

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. Call Napili Kai Beach Resort at 669-6271 or visit napilikai.com.

Tuesday
POLYNESIAN SHOW AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

This performance honors hula kahiko (traditional), hula ‘auana (newer) versions of Hawaiian hula, and Tahitian performances. Takes place on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30pm at the main fountain courtyard. FREE.

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

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
LEI-MAKING CLASS
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI

Create your own lei from 11am-1pm in the ABC Courtyard. Info: whalersvillage.com.

Tuesday & Thursday
GROOVE TO MOOVE
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER

Bring your walking shoes and get “mooving” together toward a healthier community.  Free! Any time between 10am and 1pm.

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 info, call 875-1234 or visit grandwailea.com.

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

Sharks are revered as ‘aumakua, or ancestral deities in Hawaiian culture, and are key to the ocean’s ecosystems. Visit the Sharks & Rays Explore Station to learn about the biology, diet, and behavior of Hawai‘i’s sharks and stingrays. 11:30am-2:30pm at the entrance of Living Reef. Included with admission.

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 & Sunday (except June 3)
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 Aquarium admission. Space is limited; advance reservations recommended: 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 & Sunday
WET NATURALIST PRESENTATION
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

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

Wednesday & Friday
ISLAND WOOD CARVINGS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Join The Shops for a traditional island wood carving demonstration, and experience an art form with stories deeply rooted in Polynesian traditions. 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
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. Starts at 7:30pm, call toll-free (888) 669-3858 or visit slackkey.com.

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. A “Beach Buddy” backpack will be ready with supplies, and the dog will be bathed and ready to go! A suggested donation of $20 is greatly appreciated. Reservations required: MauiHumaneSociety.org. The shelter is located in Pu‘unene (Central Maui), on Maui Veterans Highway between Kihei and Kahului.

Wednesday, Friday & Sunday (except June 3)
TI LEAF LEI DEMONSTRATION
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Learn the art, history, and cultural significance of lei making with Cultural Practitioner Ko‘i. Includes hands-on demonstration, and each participant will receive a free lei. 2-3pm. Included with admission.

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

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

Wednesday – Saturday
LIVE MUSIC AT LUANA
FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

Enjoy live entertainment Wednesday through Saturday from 7–10pm masterfully paired with the culture of cocktails, spirits, wines, brews and pupus in one of the best settings in Wailea. Open daily from 4–11pm. Happy Hour daily 8–10pm.

Thursday
POLYNESIAN SHOW AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Come by Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30pm at the main fountain courtyard for an evening of dance. FREE.

Thursday
TAI CHI
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER

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
COCONUT FROND WEAVING AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Learn how to make your very own keepsake to take home. Takes place on Thursdays from 2:30 to 3:30pm at the main fountain courtyard. FREE.

Friday
FREE HULA LESSON
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI

Learn the art of hula with free hula lessons. 3-4pm in the ABC Courtyard. Info: whalersvillage.com.

Friday
VOLUNTEERING ON VACATION: HAWAIIAN ISLANDS LAND TRUST
SERVICE PROJECT

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
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. Call 661-3262 for more information.

Friday
PAU HANA AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Celebrate the end of the work week at The Shops at Wailea, featuring local and traditional Hawaiian entertainment throughout the center. 4-6pm.

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.

Saturday
MAUI SWAP MEET
UH MAUI COLLEGE CAMPUS, KAHULUI

More than 200 vendors, 7am-1pm. Admission is 50 cents; keiki 12 and under are free.

2nd & 3rd Saturday
FRIENDS OF HOT RODS & CLASSIC CARS
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER

View Maui’s hottest hot rods, classic cars, sports, muscle cars and more. Public welcome. Free! Ka‘ahumanu Ave. parking lot 6–9pm.

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

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

Saturday & Sunday
KEIKI HULA
LAHAINA CANNERY MALL, LAHAINA

Saturday and Sunday feature keiki hula at 1pm. Call 661-5304 or visit lahainacannerymall.com.

Sunday
SUNDAY BRUNCH
CANE & CANOE RESTAURANT, MONTAGE KAPALUA BAY

Featuring an enhanced a la carte breakfast menu, 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 in addition to the regular menu, including favorites Shrimp and Grits, Chicken and Waffles, and Steak and Eggs. Enjoy a “Build-your-own Bloody Mary Bar” with an assortment of liquor, mixers, and all the trimmings to make a most decadent libation. 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 Sundays 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 pastries, tropical fruit, waffles, crab legs, sushi and Hawaiian specialties, as well as taste delicious poke, poi and kalua pig. Decadent desserts too! Info: 661-0011.

Sunday
MAUI GIFT & CRAFT FAIR
LAHAINA GATEWAY CENTER

Lahaina Gateway welcomes Maui Gift & Craft Fair Sundays ­­­9am to 2pm. For more info please visit http://www.mauigiftandcraftfair.com.

 

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