EVENTS IN  APRIL

Through Friday, April 12
RETROSPECTIVE: DOUGLAS CHUN
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

The Retrospective Series was designed to acknowledge the contributions of individuals who have made a profound influence on local art, and to share their work and ideas with the community. Celebrated Maui artist Douglas Chun is this year’s featured retrospective artist in honor of his contributions to Maui’s visual arts community and Hui No‘eau. Gallery hours are daily from 9am to 4pm. FREE admission. Info: 572-6560; huinoeau.com.

Tuesday, April 2
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. 2-3pm. Included with Aquarium admission.

Wednesday, April 3
JAZZ AT THE SHOPS FEATURING ROCK HENDRICKS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Award-winning and renowned saxophonist Rock Hendricks will return for a performance at Jazz at The Shops at Wailea on Wednesday, April 3, from 5:30 to 7pm in upper level. A saxophone master, Hendricks holds nine Billboard No. 1 smooth jazz hits, and has recorded with such musical legends as Michael Jackson, Bonnie Raitt, and Sammy Hagar. Hendricks debuted his first solo album “Can’t Let Go” in 2016. Hendricks formed a natural bond with the saxophone at age nine, after receiving his first saxophone from his father. By age 15, he was performing with the soul groups in Oakland, California. Jazz at The Shops is a free concert series that is open to the public. Validated parking is available for $5 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting a local nonprofit.

Thursday, April 4
ATMOSPHERE
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Throughout their 20-year career, Atmosphere has managed to continually tweak and strive to perfect their formula, while neither straying too far off their path, nor resorting to playing it safe. Starting with 1997’s Overcast, the hip hop group’s first official album, and traveling through 18 years of new albums, side projects, and various collaborations, all the way up to their latest, Mi Vida Local album, Atmosphere’s music has evolved in a way that differs from many of their peers and predecessors. Instead of following trends or struggling to fit in—by either over-extending in an effort to stay cool to the younger generation or succumbing to pressure to maintain the same sound from album to album—Atmosphere’s discography has evolved naturally, in their own way. As Atmosphere steps into their 21st year of making music, band members Slug and Ant show no signs of slowing, compromising, or losing sight of their vision. Their latest album, Mi Vida Local, is intensely focused on the place it was created—the southside of Minneapolis—where Slug and Ant work tirelessly, refining their sound. Their passion and creative spark are as illuminated as ever. 6pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, April 5
ONLINE JEWELRY MARKETING WITH VISITING ARTIST CAMILLE CARNEVALE
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

Learn how to successfully market your product through your website and Instagram. Camille will give you the tools and techniques necessary for starting an online jewelry business. Camille was born and raised in Upstate, NY. She studied jewelry design and gemology at the Gemological Institute of America. Member: $65, Non-Member: $82. 10am-3pm, register online at http://www.huinoeau.com.

Friday, April 5
THE MERWIN CONSERVANCY DR. ROBIN WALL KIMMERER IN THE GREEN ROOM
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

The Merwin Conservancy hosts an intimate evening in The Green Room with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer, a plant ecologist, writer, professor, enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and founding director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. Her research interests include the role of traditional ecological knowledge in ecological restoration and the ecology of mosses. She is the author of Gathering Moss which incorporates both traditional indigenous knowledge and scientific perspectives and was awarded the prestigious John Burroughs Medal for Nature Writing in 2005. Her latest book Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants was released in 2013 and was awarded the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award. The Green Room is an arts and ecology salon series that fosters a reverence for language, nature, and imagination in the community. Dr. Kimmerer’s presentation will be followed by a book signing at a courtyard reception with refreshments, and a pop-up book store. 7pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, April 5
EVERYDAY ART WITH VISITING ARTIST ALMUT RIEBE
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

Everybody is able to make art out of almost anything. While applying art techniques like collages, watercolor, and ink and felt pen drawings, students will work with ordinary everyday materials (such as cardboard, newspapers, or wastepaper). Together, the class will discover the expressiveness of everyday materials, have fun, and create amazing pieces of art. Member: $55, Non-Member: $69. 9am-3pm, register online at http://www.huinoeau.com.

Friday, April 5
STARRY NIGHT CINEMA: ‘MARY POPPINS RETURNS’
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 “Mary Poppins Returns.” Come early and enjoy preshow entertainment and an art activity for the kids prior to the film. You can also purchase food and drinks from local food trucks and enter our prize giveaway! Join the MACC for some FREE FAMILY FUN! Sorry, no coolers or outside food/beverages allowed. 7pm; gates open at 5:30. Info: mauiarts.org.

Saturday, April 6
31st ANNUAL PUNDY YOKOUCHI MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
THE DUNES AT MAUI LANI, WAIKAPU

Join the MACC for the 31st annual Pundy Yokouchi Memorial Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for the MACC’s many arts and education programs that impact the Maui community! The day will be full of fun, refreshments, lunch at Café o’Lei, a chance to win $10,000 or a new car, and lots of prizes. Play golf and support the MACC. 7am. Info: mauiarts.org.

Wednesday, April 10
MARKET AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

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, April 11
SEAN DORSEY’S ‘BOYS IN TROUBLE’
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Trailblazing transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey returns to the MACC stage with “Boys in Trouble,” a new production that unpacks masculinity with unflinching honesty, from unapologetically trans and queer perspectives. “Boys in Trouble” is an extravaganza of full-throttle dance, raw emotion, irreverent humor, exquisite queer partnering, and vulnerable storytelling…all performed with Sean Dorsey Dance’s signature precision, guts, and deep humanity. In turns powerful, explosive, devastatingly honest, humorous, and sexy. “Boys in Trouble” offers an urgent and timely examination of American masculinity’s deep roots. With stark honesty, powerful storytelling and breathtaking dancing, the performance celebrates expansive trans and queer gender expression and moves audiences to examine their own assumptions and experiences of gender. Sean Dorsey Dance’s award-winning, multi-generational ensemble performs these athletic dances with gusto—moving seamlessly between full-throttle dancing, live speaking, and intimate storytelling. Note: Performance includes profanity and some themes of violence. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Thursday, April 11
CONNER SHOW
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

Conner Snow is a Maui-born artist from Pukalani who released his debut album, If I Knew Then What I Know Now, in October of 2018, and recently submitted the project for consideration in the 2019 Na Hoku Hanohano awards. The pop album was coproduced by fellow Maui musician Calvin Canha in Honolulu, and highlights Snow’s talent as a songwriter while reflecting his wide ranging musical influences, including pop, r&b, reggae, and alternative genres. Snow currently resides in Los Angeles where he is preparing for his first summer tour. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, April 12
THE BEACH BOYS
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER A&B AMPITHEATER, KAHULUI

As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America’s musical history. Since lead-singer Mike Love penned the lyrics to The Beach Boys’ first hit, “Surfin’” (1961), dozens of the band’s chart toppers have become eternal anthems of American youth: “Surfin’ USA,” “Surfer Girl,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “I Get Around,” “California Girls,” “Help Me Rhonda,” “Good Vibrations,” “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” and “Kokomo.” The Beach Boys have sold over 100 million records worldwide, and have received more than 33 RIAA Platinum and Gold record awards. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers were also honored at the 2001 Grammy Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Beach Boys have performed more concerts than any major rock band in history. 7:30pm; gates open at 6. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, April 12
TALK STORY ON THE LAND: NU‘U REFUGE
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS LAND TRUST

Join Scott Fisher, Assoc Exec Director of Conservation, for a morning hike at Nu‘u Refuge. Learn about the area’s native plants and animals, as well its history and myths. Wear sunscreen, a hat, and sturdy shoes. Bring water and snack. Meet Keokea Park at 9am. Reservations required: hilt.org/talk-story-on-the-land.

Friday, April 12-Sunday, April 14
11TH ANNUAL MAUI STEEL GUITAR FESTIVAL
OUTLETS OF MAUI, LAHAINA & QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

Festivities at Outlets of Maui include open-stage performances by favorite Hawaiian steel guitar masters on Friday & Saturday from 5pm to 8:30pm, Ho‘olaule‘a pageant programs featuring the Hawaiian steel guitar, a vintage steel guitar exhibit, and hands-on steel guitar opportunities. The Sunday festival at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center features continuous steel guitar performances, some including singing and hula, beginning at 11am, a vintage steel guitar exhibit, and hands-on steel guitar opportunities. FREE. Info: mauisteelguitarfestival.com.

Friday, April 12-Saturday, May 4
ART OF TRASH
MAUI MALL, KAHULUI

The Art of Trash is an annual three-week art exhibit showcasing works made out of materials that would ordinarily be discarded as trash. Centered around Earth Day, the Art of Trash promotes creative reuse, stimulates environmental awareness and redefines how we view “garbage.” Art of Trash begins with a spectacular Opening Night celebration on Friday, April 12, at 5pm that includes an artists’ awards reception, a performance by Sargenti’s Junkyard Dogs and Samba Maui, and the highly anticipated Maui Trashion Show. Attendees are also encouraged to create outfits that inspire reuse and come to Opening Night dressed in “trash.” Exhibit will be open daily from 10am to 6pm. Info: facebook.com/artoftrash/.

Friday, April 12-Saturday, May 4
‘AVENUE Q’
PROARTS MAUI PLAYHOUSE, KIHEI

“Avenue Q” is a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There he meets Kate (the girl next door), Rod (the Republican), Trekkie (the internet sexpert), Lucy the Slut (need we say more?), and other colorful types who help Princeton finally discover his purpose in life. Leave the keiki (kids) at home for this one. Performances are Friday & Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 3pm. Tickets & info: 463-6550; proartsmaui.com.

Saturday, April 13
27TH ANNUAL EAST MAUI TARO FESTIVAL
HANA BALLPARK

For some great family time together, you can’t beat the East Maui Taro Festival. This event focuses on the kalo/taro as a staple food of the Hawaiian diet, as well as being the symbolic “elder brother” of Native Hawaiians. The festival features all-day hula and music, local arts and crafts, a farmers’ market and, of course, all types of taro for sale, from huli (shoots) to potted plants, to kulolo (dessert) and fresh poi. Hands-on cultural activities such as poi pounding, lauhala weaving, kapa/tapa cloth making are educational, plus 20 food booths, each with a main or side taro dish. 9am-5pm. FREE! Info: tarofestival.org.

Saturday, April 13
MAUI CYCLE EXPLORATION APRIL GUIDED RIDE
KAHULUI TO PA‘IA

This ride is the official Maui event for Opening Trails Day, a national movement hosted by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. This group ride is intended for intermediate cyclists who ride at an average speed of 10-12mph. Residents and visitors are welcome. Distance: 11.9 miles round trip. Expected Duration: 2-2.5 hours roundtrip, including time for brunch and scenic stops. Google Maps estimates duration of 30 minutes each way. Charley’s in Pa‘ia marks the turnaround point and a stop for brunch/breakfast; cost is not included. Begins 8:45am at 424 Dairy Rd., Kahului. Gear Rentals: Please call ahead to arrange your rentals and bike delivery in advance. Helmets are required for all riders! Standard bikes from Island Biker Maui 877-7744; islandbiker.com/. Electric bikes available from RideSmart Maui: 633-8553; https://www.ridesmartmaui.com/e-bike-rental.html. Cost for ride: free for Maui Bicycling League members ($25 annual fee); donation-based for other participants. Donation can be made on MauiBike.org.

Saturday, April 13
15TH ANNUAL KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS MAUI HO‘OLAULE‘A
KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS MAUI CAMPUS, PUKALANI

Ho‘olaule‘a is a local-style, family fun event that offers great food, entertainment, crafts, and games for the keiki (children) and a teen zone. Shop for unique items from local vendors, a Country Store, the Blue and White Rummage, and the awesome Silent Auction! Funds raised at this annual event support enrichment programs that are not funded by the school. There is something for everyone! 9am-3pm. FREE and open to the public. Lots of free parking. More info: 572-3100.

Saturday, April 13
TI TIME AT HAWAI‘I NATURE CENTER
‘IAO VALLEY RD, WAILUKU

Children and families will learn the art of weaving ti leaf lei with hands-on activities at this fun event that’s open to children ages 6 and older and their parents.The event will be held at HNC, 875 ‘Iao Valley Rd. in Wailuku. The cost to attend is $20 for each adult or child. Members receive a 50 percent discount. Limited reservations are available as these are small group experiences. To make a reservation, please email mauibookings@hawaiinaturecenter.org.

Saturday, April 13
COLOR FESTIVAL HAWAI‘I
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL EVENTS LAWN, KAHULUI

In the spirit of inclusion, celebrating the beauty of diversity and the uniqueness of each and every child, this spectacular and colorful event will feature energetic, nonstop, live music for dancing from headliner Rayland Baxter of Nashville TN, DJ Boomshot, Anuhea, and Yum Yum Beast…all leading to the throwing of colors! Enjoy some of Maui’s best food trucks and sweet treats as well. The message behind a color festival is “inclusion,” that we are all under the same rainbow, living and celebrating life together. The Color Festival Hawai‘i is a modern American version of a traditional Indian Holi Festival, a thousand-year-old ritual of throwing and applying of colored powders on friends and family, which gives the holiday its common name, “Festival of Colors.” Clouds of colors dancing in the wind carry the message of love and happiness across to all who participate. 1-6pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Saturday, April 13
MAUI ONSTAGE’S ANNUAL SNEAK PEEK EXTRAVAGANZA: 4,900 MILES FROM BROADWAY
KING KAMEHAMEHA GOLF COURSE, WAIKAPU

Do you want to be the first to know Maui OnStage’s 2019/2020 Season? Join Maui OnStage on the Red Carpet at the annual Sneak Peek Extravaganza from 5-9pm. Cocktails & silent auction at 5pm; dinner and performance at 6pm; Dessert, and live music begin at 7:30pm. Info: 244-8680; mauionstage.com.

Tuesday, April 16
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, April 17
CONCERTS AT THE SHOPS FEATURING HAPA
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Meaning “half” in Hawaiian, the name HAPA is inspired by the band’s two members: Keli‘i Kaneali‘i from South Pacific ancestry and Barry Flanagan from New Jersey. The group’s self-titled album, released in 1993, remains the number one selling recording by a group or duo in the history of recorded Hawaiian music. Often encapsulated as the “Sound of Maui” or the “Soundtrack of Hawai‘i” the music and sound of HAPA evokes a place that many people have referred to as “heavenly.” Concerts at The Shops is held from 5:30 to 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 a local nonprofit organization.

Friday, April 19
J BOOG & TARRUS RILEY – BASH 2019
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER A&B AMPITHEATER, KAHULUI

Island reggae music superstar J BOOG returns to Maui! A singer who fuses reggae with R&B, hip-hop, and rock, J BOOG was born in Long Beach, California, but was primarily raised in Compton. Of Samoan ancestry (his father was a tribal chief in his neighborhood), J BOOG’s first influence was his sister who sang and played piano. When she got a book of Bob Marley’s classic songs, BOOG began singing along. Raised on an eclectic musical diet of classic reggae, West Coast hip-hop, vintage R&B, and a dash of hard rock, BOOG gravitated to the laid-back but taut grooves of reggae, and he began writing and recording his own tunes during downtime from his job at an oil refinery. In 2005, BOOG moved to Hawai‘i, where he met one of his favorite singers, Fiji, who took him under his wing and helped produce BOOG’s 2007 debut album, “Hear Me Roar,” which cracked the top 10 of the American reggae charts. Also performing at this concert is special guest, Jamaican reggae sensation Tarrus Riley. Born in the Bronx and raised in Jamaica, Riley is the son of veteran reggae singer Jimmy Riley. In 2004, Tarrus released his debut album, “Challenges.” Riley has since consistently racked up awards and released his 2014 album, “Love Situation,” which he described as “a true tribute to the rocksteady era.” 6pm; gates open at 5. For info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, April 19 (& every 3rd Friday)
ALOHA FRIDAY MOVIE NIGHT: ‘RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET’
OUTLETS OF MAUI, LAHAINA

Come enjoy a FREE, family friendly flick on Front Street! Every third Friday of the month at 7pm at the Ohana Plaza (between Gap Factory and Carter’s), 900 Front Street. Info: outletsofmaui.com.
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Saturday, April 20
TRILOGY EXCURSIONS EARTH DAY
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 are provided.Trip is from 8:30am-1:30pm. Advance reservations are required ($30); facebook.com/blueaina.

Saturday, April 20
ARTIST 2 ARTIST: HENRY KAPONO & AMY HANIALI‘I
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

In this final concert in the MACC’s Artist 2 Artist series this season, two artists talk story, play music, and have fun! The artists will share music and stories from their careers and answer questions, giving the audience an up-close-and-personal seat at the jam session. Henry Kapono is a performer who has it all—vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, composer, thrilling performer, audience favorite—and 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. Singer/songwriter Amy Hanaiali‘i remains Hawai‘i’s top selling female vocalist of all time. Hanaiali‘i’s success as a recording artist speaks for itself, and is evidenced by a multitude of awards and acknowledgements, including five Grammy nominations for Best Hawaiian Music Album. Amy’s albums have also garnered 18 Na Hoku Hanohano awards. 7:30pm. Info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Wednesday, April 24
MARKET AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Market at The Shops is committed to supporting agriculture on Maui by providing a place for residents and visitors alike to find sustainably grown produce, specialty foods, and artisanal goods. 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, April 25
HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES
BALDWIN HOME MUSEUM LAWN, LAHAINA TOWN

Relax under the stars and enjoy the FREE concert brought to you by The Lahaina Restoration Foundation. Chairs are limited; 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, April 26-Friday, May 24
STUDENT & FACULTY SHOWCASE
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

This exciting exhibition features works produced exclusively by artists who have taken or instructed a class at Hui No‘eau within the last two years. Opening reception is Friday, April 26, 5-7pm. Gallery hours are daily from 9am-4pm. FREE admission. Info: 572-6560; huinoeau.com.

Saturday, April 27
26TH ANNUAL HA‘IKU HO‘OLAULE‘A & FLOWER FESTIVAL
HA‘IKU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

The Maui community and visitors alike are invited to spend the day, bring their families and lawn chairs and join the Ha‘iku community to enjoy fabulous live entertainment, culinary delights from local restaurants and the Ha‘iku PTA, the famous Ha‘iku bake sale, one of the largest silent auctions on Maui, floral design and lei-making contests, a Ha‘iku historical display, an artisan marketplace, plenty of activities for keiki, and much more. The event will have a new interactive Keiki Zone, with games and activities and the addition of Digital Bus Maui, a Mobile Science & Technology Education Laboratory, offering the keiki hands-on educational adventures. 9am-4pm. FREE. Info: haikuhoolaulea.org.

Saturday, April 27-Sunday, April 28
BOTANICAL SILKSCREEN WITH VISITING ARTIST EMILY GUI
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

Inspired by the beautiful gardens at the Hui, this class will use plants, flowers, and natural materials to gain an overview of all of the basics of silkscreen. Using drawings, digital photos, and plants themselves, students will learn how create a stencil, “burn a screen,” and print on a variety of materials including paper, fabric, and clothing. Everyone will leave the class with their own silkscreen and many prints. 10am-4pm, Members: $210; Non-Members $247. Register online at http://www.huinoeau.com.

Saturday, April 27
KULOLO WORKSHOP WITH NAMEA HOSHINO
MAUI NUI BOTANICAL GARDENS, KAHULUI

Kulolo is a Hawaiian dessert staple made from freshly steamed kalo (taro), coconut milk, sugar, and little else. Learn to make kulolo using three different kalo varieties. 9am-12pm. Cost: $50, or $25 for current garden members. Please call 249-2798 or email info@mnbg.org for reservations.

Sunday, April 28
MAUI CHORAL ARTS ASSOCIATION: ‘THOSE WERE THE DAYS’
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Maui Choral Arts Association invites you to join artistic director Gary Leavitt and pianist Lotus Dancer with their amazing chorus of 100 talented singers as they rock your memories with your favorite hits of the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s with their spring choral concert “Those Were the Days.” Hear classics by Queen, the Beatles, Neil Diamond, and more! 3pm. For tickets and more information please call 242-SHOW 97469); mauiarts.org.

Sunday, April 28
NAWANG KHECHOG CONCERT/FILMS
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

This special event features a concert and film by Grammy nominee and world-renowned Tibetan flutist Nawang Khechog, with special guest Keola Beamer. See the Maui premiere of the film Supermonk, winner of the audience award at the Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival. It’s a touching adventure about two children who form an unlikely bond based on compassion and innocence. Also screening is Nawang Khechog’s film Sound of Tibet and Peace, focusing on his life, leaving Tibet, becoming a monk, and later a world-renowned Tibetan flute player. 3pm. For tickets and more information please call the box office at 242-SHOW (7469) or visit the website at http://www.mauiarts.org.

ONGOING EVENTS

Daily
HUMPBACKS OF HAWAI‘I EXHIBIT & SPHERE
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Maui Ocean Center’s brand-new Sphere breaks the barrier, doing 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. The Humpbacks of Hawai‘i Exhibit & Sphere is the first of its kind in Hawai‘i, adding an exciting chapter to the story and legacy of Hawai‘i’s humpback whales. Included with Aquarium Plus purchase.

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. 878-6058; 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. 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, 1pm, 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
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
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
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. 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. Supply list is posted 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 treaded 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 masterfully paired with the culture of cocktails, spirits, wines, brews and pupu (light fare) in one of the most gorgeous settings in Wailea. Open daily from 4 to 11pm. Happy Hour daily from 8 to10pm.

Monday
PAPA HULA AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

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

Enjoy complimentary lessons and 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
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 x1 at least 24 hours in advance.

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

Fish net weaving is a skill passed down from generation to generation. Learn the art of net weaving and throw net fishing with Greg “Gigi” Gomes. 10am-2pm at the 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 on Mondays from 2:30 to 3:30pm, and Wednesdays from 1:30 to 2:30pm at the main fountain. 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. Limited availability. 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 Aquarium admission. Reservations recommended. Purchase online at mauioceancenter.com/behind-the-scenes-tour.

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 the closest proximity possible in MOC’s 750,000-gallon Open Ocean exhibit in the Aquarium. Connect closely and learn Hawaiian cultural values. Did you know sharks are aumakua (spiritual guardians for Hawaiians)? Learn more and emerge with the most amazing sense of awe, inspiration, and desire to protect sharks for our ocean’s future. 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 at 2:45pm at park entrance; dive time is approximately 40 minutes. Reservations are required. Starting at $199, visit 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 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
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 would use every part of the coconut from food, to crafting eating utensils, jewelry, and furniture. Takes place on Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30pm at the main fountain courtyard. FREE.

Tuesday
AQUARI-OM
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Yoga with sharks, rays, and hundreds of fish at the Open Ocean exhibit! Yoga has been shown to increase strength, concentration, flexibility, and sleep, 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. Cost: $20. Space is limited; reserve online at aquari-OM.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. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at the resort’s front desk. Info: Napili Kai Beach Resort at 669-6271 or visit napilikai.com.

Tuesday
POLYNESIAN SHOW AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT 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

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

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. 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 info, 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, which features Hawai‘i’s most renowned slack key artists as well as other traditional forms of Hawaiian music. The event starts at 7:30pm. For reservations, call toll-free (888) 669-3858 or visit slackkey.com.

Wednesday & Sunday
NATIVE PLANT & CULTURE 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 native and canoe plants for food, dyes, and medicine. Available on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited to 15 guests.10-11am. Included with admission, reservations required: 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. 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
BEACH BUDDIES VISITOR PROGRAM
MAUI HUMANE SOCIETY, PU‘UNENE

Visitors can offer one of Maui Humane Society’s “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, and offsets costs associated with operating the program. Reservations required: MauiHumaneSociety.org.

Wednesday & Friday
ISLAND WOOD CARVINGS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Traditional carving with wood and bone is an important part of the Tongan culture. Enjoy an afternoon with Tasini Tiki Gallery and learn about the different aspects of Tongan and Polynesian culture. 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 & 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. Includes hands-on demonstration, and each participant receives a free lei or weaving material to take home. 2-3pm at the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Included with Aquarium admission.

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

Experience the culture of Hawai‘i with complimentary hula shows at Whalers Village. 7-7:25pm and 7:30-8pm in the Lower Level, http://www.whalersvillage.com.

Thursday
TAI CHI
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER

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

Thursday
POLYNESIAN HULA LESSON
LAHAINA CANNERY MALL, LAHAINA

If your guests are looking for a FREE Polynesian hula lesson on the west side, suggest Lahaina Cannery Mall, 5pm. Call 661-5304 or visit lahainacannerymall.com.

Thursday
COCONUT FROND WEAVING AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

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

Thursday
POLYNESIAN SHOW AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

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

Friday
FREE HULA LESSON
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI

Learn the art of hula with complimentary hula lessons. 3-4pm in the ABC 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. Residents and visitors enjoy a special night of interaction and fun, punctuated with free entertainment, special offerings, and Friday-only promotions from each town’s family of merchants. The original installment, Wailuku First Friday, is on Market Street; Lahaina Second Friday is on Front Street; Makawao Third Friday is on Baldwin Avenue; and Kihei Fourth Friday is at Azeka Shopping Center—Mauka. Info visit MauiFridays.com.

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
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT
FRONT STREET, LAHAINA TOWN

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

Friday
CANDLELIT TOURS AT THE BALDWIN HOME
LAHAINA TOWN

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

Friday
PAU HANA AT THE SHOPS
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Pau Hana is more than just a happy hour—it’s a time to celebrate the end of the work week with live musical performances by Maui’s talented up-and-coming artists as well as Maui’s established musicians. Pau Hana at The Shops is every Friday from 4 to 6pm, and musicians can be found playing on the lower lever near the surf shop area and on the upper level by the luxury retailers.

Friday & Saturday
LIVE MUSIC AT LUANA
FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

Idyllically located with sensational sunset vistas, LUANA invites you to enjoy live entertainment Friday and Saturday from 7–10pm masterfully paired with the culture of cocktails, spirits, wines, brews and pupu (light fare) in one of the most gorgeous settings in Wailea. Open daily from 4–11pm and happy hour daily from 8–10pm.

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

Free transportation and admission to Haleakala National Park on a volunteer adventure led by a certified naturalist from PWF. Help remove invasive plants and help with projects to protect the park’s unique eco-system. Warm clothes, pants and closed-toed shoes required. Bring water and lunch, 249-8811 x1; volunteersonvacation.org.

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
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 shard- or ray-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
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. This magic veteran from the award-winning Kupanaha Magic Dinner Show performs 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. Bring family and friends, neighbors and colleagues, aunties and uncles, and cousins too! Be a goat herder and lead a herd from the pasture to the dairy and feed them. You can even try to milk a goat, play with goat kids, and learn about the process of cheese making. Finally, have the grand cheese experience and dig into more than 20 of the many different varieties of Maui gourmet goat cheeses served with crackers, olives, pickles, grapes, and nuts. Make your reservation early as these tours sell out quickly! The tour is from 9 to 11am and costs $28. For more 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. Bookings for all upcoming Chef’s Table dates may be reserved by calling 270-0303, or online at millhousemaui.com.

Saturday
SUNSET & CELESTIAL CRUISE
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION, MA‘ALAEA

Take a journey at sea with Pacific Whale Foundation and international award-winning astronomy writer and speaker Harriet Witt to experience our “Moving Planet.” Once the sun sets and stars begin to appear, Harriet will highlight specific stars to observe and relate stories about their significance to the Hawaiian culture in juxtaposition with popularly known Greek cultural explanations. Harriet is known for her entertaining and informative commentary on all things celestial. 5:30-8pm March 2 & 9; 6:30-9pm March 16, 23 & 30. From Ma‘alaea Harbor. Call 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online at pacificwhale.org.

Saturday & Sunday
KEIKI HULA
LAHAINA CANNERY MALL, LAHAINA

If your guests are looking for a FREE hula show on the west side, suggest Lahaina Cannery Mall. Saturday and Sunday feature keiki hula at 1pm. Escape the heat in Maui’s only fully enclosed, air-conditioned shopping center that features various cuisines from around the world, and more than 50 retail stores. Call 661-5304 or visit lahainacannerymall.com.

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

Join Marco as he weaves fronds from the coconut palm into fun and familiar shapes. Learn new techniques perfect for a beginner to take home a creation of your own! 10am-12pm at the hale near Nursery Bay. Included with Aquarium admission.

Sunday
SCIENCE SUNDAYS
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Do you have a Junior Scientist in your group? Join MOC for Marine themed hands-on science activities. Recommended for ages 8 & up. 11:30am-12:30pm in the Hawaiians and the Sea Exhibit. Included with Aquarium admission.

Sunday
SUNDAY BRUNCH & BLOODY MARY BAR
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 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, dessert too! 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 many more. Info: mauigiftandcraftfair.com.

Sunday
MAUI SUNDAY MARKET
KAHULUI SHOPPING CENTER

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. FREE.

Sunday
SUNDAY NIGHT LAULAU
KO RESTAURANT, FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

Enjoy a healthy and modern take on a traditional Hawaiian dish, every Sunday evening at Ko. The special seafood laulau includes Maui fresh catch fish, shrimp, scallops, spinach, mushrooms and baby bok choy, all wrapped in ti leaf, steamed, and served with jasmine rice. Come early—the laulau special is first come, first served and does sell out! For more info or to make reservations: 875-2210.

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