EVENTS IN OCTOBER

Through Sunday, October 7
‘OTHER DESERT CITIES’
PROARTS PLAYHOUSE, KIHEI

Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs after a six-year absence to celebrate Christmas with her parents, her brother, and her aunt. Brooke announces that she is about to publish a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family’s history—a wound they don’t want reopened. In effect, she draws a line in the sand and dares them all to cross it. “Spending time with these messed-up, complicated people is a genuine pleasure.”—NY Post. Performances are Thursday, Friday & Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 3pm. Tickets & info: 463-6550; proartsmaui.com.

Through Sunday, October 14
‘RUMORS’
MAUI ONSTAGE AT THE HISTORIC ‘IAO THEATER, WAILUKU

At a large, tastefully-appointed Sneden’s Landing townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce. Gathering for their tenth wedding anniversary, the host lies bleeding in the other room, and his wife is nowhere in sight. His lawyer, Ken, and wife, Chris, must get “the story” straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusions and miscommunications mount, the evening spins off into classic farcical hilarity. Performances are Friday & Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 3pm. Tickets & info: 242-6969; mauionstage.com.

Through Friday, November 9
MALAMA WAO AKUA 2018
HUI NO‘EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER, MAKAWAO

Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center in collaboration with East Maui Watershed Partnership (EMWP) brings you Malama Wao Akua (Caring for the Realm of the Gods), a juried art exhibition celebrating the native species of Maui Nui (Maui, Lana‘i, Moloka‘i, and Kaho‘olawe). Maui artists were invited to explore our watersheds and use their creative talents to raise awareness about the importance of protecting native species. Selected artwork shares knowledge of the watersheds and native species with others in a meaningful way. Artwork was also be selected based upon a number of criteria, including originality of concept, creativity, technique, professionalism, and presentation. This exhibition is sure to provide powerful visuals that celebrate Maui’s native plant and animal life. Opening reception: Friday, September 14, 5-8pm. Gallery hours: daily 9am-4pm. FREE admission. Info: 572-6560; huinoeau.com.

Through Sunday, November 25
ABOVE THE FOLD: NEW EXPRESSIONS IN ORIGAMI
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER SCHAEFER INTERNATIONAL GALLERY, KAHULUI

Above the Fold presents the work of nine renowned artists from four different continents, working in six different countries. The exhibit is an engaging, thought-provoking, and interdisciplinary look at the modern advances of origami through contemporary artwork that demonstrates the extraordinary artistic achievements being made in the world of contemporary origami. These artists have been pushing the boundaries of origami—the Japanese art of paper folding—to elevate what was once considered a children’s craft into a sophisticated global art form. In their hands, this art form has been evolving in remarkable new directions, including sculpture, large-scale installations, and conceptual works that express contemporary social, political, and aesthetic ideas. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays) 10am-5pm. Also open before/during intermissions for select Castle Theater events. FREE admission. Info: mauiarts.org.

Tuesday, October 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 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, October 3
NEW ORDER
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

New Order was formed by members of the post-punk band Joy Division, and their integration of post-punk with electronic and dance music made them one of the most critically acclaimed and influential bands of the 1980s. The single “Blue Monday” became their first big hit, followed by the albums “Power, Corruption, and Lies;” “Low-life;” “Brotherhood;” “Substance;” and “Technique.” They also recorded the 1990 English World Cup Soccer anthem “World in Motion.” 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Thursday, October 4-Sunday, October 7
96TH ANNUAL MAUI FAIR
WAR MEMORIAL COMPLEX, WAILUKU

With an annual attendance of approximately 100,000, the Maui Fair is an icon of family tradition. It attracts both locals and visitors alike to enjoy an alcohol-free, smoke-free, and drug-free, family-oriented educational event that features multi-cultural food, first-rate entertainment, and the E.K. Fernandez Fun Zone, plus horticulture, livestock, homemaking, photo and art exhibits, and competitions. The Maui Fair is THE community event where friends and family come together to enjoy a good time and fellowship. Info: mauifair.com.

Friday, October 5
WAIHE‘E REFUGE MOONLIGHT HIKE
HAWAIIAN ISLAND LAND TRUST

Experience the 277-acre refuge by moonlight. Led by Associate Executive Director-Conservation Scott Fisher. Light pupu and refreshments will be provided. Bring a flashlight. 5:30-8:30pm. Suggested donation is $25 per person. Reservations required: 357-7739; scott@hilt.org.

Friday, October 5
REBELUTION: FREE REIN HAWAI‘I TOUR
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER A&B AMPITHEATER, KAHULUI

Fourteen years into an effervescent career, California reggae band and touring juggernaut Rebelution remains abundantly creative. They haven’t lost a step since Falling Into Place, their 2016 studio album, became the band’s fourth release to top the Billboard reggae chart, earning them their first ever Grammy nomination in the category of Best Reggae Album. Ever expanding and reaching wider audiences, the Rebelution phenomenon continues to spread good vibes on tour, and in the studio. They will be joined by special guests Tribal Seeds and Hirie. 6pm; gates open at 5pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Saturday, October 6
KALANI PE‘A: NO ‘ANE‘I
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

No ‘Ane‘i is the title of Kalani Pe‘a’s sophomore album, which translates to “we belong here.” Pe‘a has risen to be one of the best young Hawaiian singers, bringing a modern sensibility to his own vision of Hawaiian traditions. At this special concert, the Grammy Award Winner will perform brand new original compositions from his latest release, along with special guest Na Wai ʻEha. One of the main concepts for Pe‘a’s latest album was to remind the Hawaiian people of the value of becoming primary resources of our land. We must become that primary or secondary resource for our people so we maintain and retain the resources and our people can thrive in Hawai‘i. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Sunday, October 7
TRILOGY EXCURSIONS
BLUE ‘AINA REEF CLEANUP

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

Sunday, October 7
MAUI MADE SUNDAY
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

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

Sunday, October 7
WAIHE‘E RIDGE HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

This is a moderate to strenuous hike, as it is uphill all the way to the top, a 1,500 ft. elevation gain. This trail is very slippery if there has been any moisture at all, so a hiking stick is important to bring along. There are beautiful forest and spectacular views. 4.5 miles r/t. A $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over the age of 14. Register with leader Kalei Johnson: 344-0006 (no texts, please) or Kalei1908@gmail.com.

Wednesday, October 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 Maui Food Bank.

Thursday, October 11
TONY BENNETT’S CLASSIC SONGS WITH JOHN WILT
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

Crooner John Wilt will present a one-man show of Tony Bennett’s classic songs featuring 30 of Bennett’s greatest hits, including “I Left My Heart in San Francisco,” “The Best is Yet to Come,” “Here’s That Rainy Day,” “The Good Life,” “Steppin’ Out With My Baby,” “The Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “Days of Wine and Roses,” “In the Middle of an Island,” “When Do the Bells Ring for Me,” “Rags to Riches,” and other well-known songs made famous by the popular American icon. The two-hour performance is highlighted by brief historical film clips of Bennett’s remarkable singing career. Proceeds will go to the Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA). 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, October 12
WAILEA 670 HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

Enjoy, stunning mauka and makai views, rare native plants, and ancient Hawaiian sites in Wailea 670 preserve. Rugged terrain. 2-3 miles r/t. Closed shoes/boots, long pants, and good balance a must. Bring water, hiking stick, camera. Meet 4pm at top of Kaukahi Rd. in Wailea. Limit 18 participants. A $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over the age of 14. Register with leader Lucienne de Naie: laluzmaui@gmail.com or 214-0147.

Friday, October 12
LITTLE CHEF BIG CHEF
FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

A fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui (BGCM) proudly serving over 7,000 youth annually through community outreach programs and events. With a $5.00 annual membership fee, BGCM strives to provide a safe environment with enrichment opportunities to enable all of our keiki to reach their full potential. Each of BGCM’s six clubhouses across the island forms a team of ten youth members who work with Maui’s top chefs to prepare signature pupu for guests to enjoy. The evening also includes hosted cocktails, live & silent auctions, exciting live entertainment, and more! 5:30-9:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-4363 x222; bgcmaui.org.

Saturday, October 13
LEHUA KALIMA & SHAWN PIMENTAL
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

Award-winning recording star Lehua Kalima has been performing for more than 30 years in Hawai‘i and beyond, from the time she and two friends formed Na Leo Pilimehana in high school. When they won an original song competition for their single “Local Boys,” it became a cult hit. The trio has garnered more than 20 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, and Lehua has won an unprecedented three individual songwriter awards for Song of the Year. Consummate musician and award-winning record producer Shawn Kekoa Pimental has performed with some of Hawai‘i’s leading recording artists, offering his talents on guitar, drums, bass and vocals. He has toured the world as a music director and member of several world-renowned artists’ bands. Lehua and Shawn have been performing as a duo since 2011. Together they bring many years and a wide range of experience to their unique style of music. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Sunday, October 14
48TH ANNUAL MAUI MARATHON, MARATHON RELAY, HALF MARATHON, 10K & 5K
KA‘ANAPALI BEACH HOTEL, KA‘ANAPALI

Many do not realize that this event is the longest consecutively held running event in the state of Hawai‘i! Not only that, it has been chosen as one of the top 10 Most Scenic Marathons in the nation by Runner’s World magazine (Feb. ‘96), and the #10 destination marathon in North America, by the Ultimate Guide to Marathons. The Marathon & Marathon Relay begin in Kahului on Ho‘okele St. at 5am. The Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K begin in the street in front of the Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel. Start times are staggered (Half Marathon 5:30am; 10K 5:45am; 5K 5:55am). Info & registration: mauimarathon.com.

Sunday, October 14
RESTORE HONOKOWAI WITH MAUI CULTURAL LANDS
SPONSORED BY MAUI OCEAN CENTER

Spend an inspiring day off the beaten path while helping to restore an ancient Hawaiian village on the west side. Remove invasive plants encroaching on an 800-year-old archaeological site deep in the valley, and learn about Hawaiian medicinal plants, history, and culture. Wear closed-toed shoes, a long-sleeved shirt, pants, and a hat. Bring gardening gloves, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, water, and lunch. Tools will be provided. NOTE: Conditions are rough, the sun can be very hot, and you will get dirty! Groups and families are welcome. 9am-1pm from the Sugar Cane Train Station parking lot at 1 Pu‘ukoli‘i Rd. in Ka‘anapali. Transportation into the valley will be provided from there. Space is limited, and an RSVP is required. Questions/RSVP: afonarow@mauioceancenter.com or 270-7059.

Tuesday, October 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 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, October 17
CONCERTS AT THE SHOPS FEATURING AMY HANAIALI‘I
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA

Amy Hanaiali‘i’s talent emerges from a disciplined blend of classical training, fusing powerhouse vocalists, and honoring her family through her worldly heritage and rooted ancestral responsibility. Singer/songwriter Amy Hanaiali‘i remains Hawai‘i’s top selling female vocalist of all time. Her albums have garnered five Grammy nominations for Best Hawaiian Music Album and 25 Na Hoku Hanohano awards. Her diverse success, with cultural responsibility, provides clear recognition by Hawai‘i’s music community and Amy’s fans that her musical appeal is universally accepted. All of her albums have validated commercial success by consistently placing her at the top of the World Album Billboard charts. Concerts at The Shops is a fun, complimentary event open to the public, and featuring big-name musicians from all the Hawaiian Islands. 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 Women Helping Women.

Wednesday, October 17-Saturday, October 20
OLA I KA PU HALA WEAVING CONFERENCE
KA‘ANAPALI BEACH HOTEL, KA‘ANAPALI

Ola I Ka Pu Hala, the inaugural Hawaiian weaving conference on Maui, will be held on the grounds of Kaʻanapali Beach Hotel. Master weavers will share their knowledge and skills, thereby ensuring the perpetuation of the beloved and ancient art of Hawaiian weaving. 8am-2pm. Direct ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ola-i-ka-pu-hala-weaving-conference-tickets-46029441298.

Thursday, October 18
HAROLD LOPEZ-NUSSA TRIO WITH ROY LOPEZ-NUSSA & GASTON JOYA
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

As scion of an illustrious musical family, 34-year-old Cuban pianist Harold López-Nussa is one of the brightest lights on Havana’s thriving jazz scene. Harold gained international attention when he won top honors at the prestigious Montreux Jazz Piano Competition in 2005 (a triumph that earned him a featured festival spot the following year). While touring widely with Buena Vista Social Club vocalist Omara Portuondo, he launched his solo career as the leader of a superlative trio with his younger brother, the phenomenal drummer Ruy Adrián López-Nussa, and bassist Gaston Joya. For more than a half-century, the embrace between Cuba and the U.S. has been subject to an odd dance of politics, including a still-standing embargo. Nevertheless, the bond between the two nations is deep and strong as ever, expressed most forcefully through the dance of culture—especially music. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, October 19
MAKAMAKA‘OLE HIKE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

Beautiful hike with many stream crossings and waterfall at the end. 2 miles r/t. Bring water shoes, lunch, water, swimsuit. Limit 12 participants. Meet at Wai‘ehu Golf Club parking lot 8:30 am to carpool. A $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over the age of 14. Register with leader Miranda Camp: mauimiranda@hotmail.com.

Friday, October 19
KAMA‘AINA NIGHTS
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

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

Friday, October 19-Sunday, October 21
HAWAI‘I FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL
KA‘ANAPALI RESORT

he Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival is the premier epicurean destination event in the Pacific. Co-founded by two of Hawai‘i’s own James Beard Award-winning chefs, Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong, the Festival showcases wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, and exclusive dining opportunities with dishes highlighting the state’s bounty of local produce, seafood, beef, and poultry. Proceeds support local beneficiaries committed to sustainability and cultural and educational programs in Hawai‘i. Tickets & info: hawaiifoodandwinefestival.com.

Saturday, October 20
MOHALA MAI: KUMU HULA NAPUA GREIG & HALAU NA LEI KAUMAKA O UKA
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka, the overall champions at this year’s Merrie Monarch Festival, collaborate with Na Hoku Hanohano award winning groups Keauhou and Na Hoa to create a magical evening of hula and Hawaiian music you don’t want to miss. A one-of-a-kind silent auction has become a signature at this yearly event. 5:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Saturday October 20- Sunday, October 28
MAUI ONSTAGE YOUTH THEATER PROGRAM PRESENTS ‘HONK! JR.
THE HISTORIC ‘IAO THEATER, WAILUKU

Maui OnStage’s Youth Theater Program presents the classic fable the Ugly Duckling. Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother’s protective flapping. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out being different is not a bad thing to be. Performances are Saturdays 11am; Sundays 1pm. Tickets & info: 242-6969; mauionstage.com.

Saturday October 20 & Sunday, October 21
MAUI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA BEETHOVENFEST
THE HISTORIC ‘IAO THEATER, WAILUKU

Get your Beethoven fix with Maui Chamber Orchestra’s fall concert, featuring an all-Beethoven program: Egmont Overture, Op. 84; Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”), Op. 73 featuring pianist Jacopo Giacopuzzi; and Symphony No. 4, Op. 60. Performances are 7:30pm Saturday; 5pm Sunday. Tickets & info: mauichamberorchestra.org.

Sunday, October 21
KANAHA BEACH RAMBLE
SIERRA CLUB, MAUI CHAPTER

A novice hike along the beach, but mostly walking in the shade under trees. Wear boots as there are kiawe thorns aplenty. 4 miles r/t. Bring a swim suit if you want to swim at some really nice spots. A $5 donation ($3 for Sierra Club members) is requested of hikers over the age of 14. Register with leader Kalei Johnson: 344-0006 (no texts please) or Kalei1908@gmail.com.

Wednesday, October 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, 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 Maui Food Bank.

Thursday, October 25
SOIL
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

“Soil” is an intercultural dance theater project exploring crisis in three Southeast Asian cultures and their historical relationship with America. Directed, cowritten, and co-choreographed by Michael Sakamoto, a lush music score by Japanese koto and guitar duo lmanishi Reiko and lsohata Shinichi adds a cinematic energy to the intimacy of the performers’ stories. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Friday, October 26
LIVINGSTON TAYLOR
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER MCCOY STUDIO THEATER, KAHULUI

Livingston Taylor picked up his first guitar at the age of 13, which began a 50-year career that has encompassed performance, songwriting, and teaching. From top 40 hits, including “I Will Be In Love with You” and “I’ll Come Running,” to “I Can Dream of You” and “Boatman,” Livingston’s creative output has continued unabated, covering varied musical genres from folk, pop, gospel, jazz—and from upbeat storytelling and ballads to full orchestra performances as well as classic Gershwin or the best of Broadway. Livingston is a natural performer playing both guitar and piano while peppering his shows with personal stories, anecdotes, and ineffable warmth that connects him to his fans. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Saturday, October 27
OBSERVE & PLAY FAMILY DAY: ABOVE THE FOLD
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER SCHAEFER INTERNATIONAL GALLERY, KAHULUI

Families are invited to view the exhibit together, discover the art and mathematics of origami, and enjoy the fun of paper-folding with hands-on activities. 10am-12pm. FREE.

Saturday, October 28
BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY
MAUI ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER CASTLE THEATER, KAHULUI

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are a hip-hop group from Cleveland, Ohio formed in 1991. The group originally consisted of two siblings, their half-brother, their cousin, and a lifelong friend who all took on the last name of “Bone” to recognize the “bone-deep bond between them”: Layzie Bone, Flesh-N-Bone, Bizzy Bone, Krayzie Bone, and Wish Bone.

In 1995, their full-length album E. 1999 Eternal featured the top 40 hit “1st of Tha Month.” An updated version of “Crossroad” from the album renamed “Tha Crossroads” became a smash hit holding the #1 spot in the U.S. for eight weeks. The group scored five more top 40 hits over the next ten years. They have continued to record and release their unique brand of street rap melded with lush R&B harmonies. 7:30pm. Tickets & info: 242-SHOW (7469); mauiarts.org.

Thursday, October 29
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.

Wednesday, October 31
HALLOWEEN IN LAHAINA
LAHAINA TOWN

“Halloween in Lahaina” returns to world famous Front Street on Wednesday, October 31. Highlights include the annual Keiki Halloween Costume Parade at 4:30pm. Maui keiki are invited to come in costume and parade down Front Street to Banyan Tree Park. All are invited to enter the Costume Contest Halloween night at Banyan Tree Park from 7 to 9pm. An emcee and DJ Serna will be spinning the tunes in the park from 6:30 to 9:30pm. Costume registration is from 5 to 8:45pm on Hotel Street at a Pioneer Inn storefront. Front Street will be closed to vehicular traffic From Baker Street to Prison Street from 3:30pm to midnight. Lahaina Halloween Express will have shuttles departing from War Memorial Gym parking lot and Kihei Aquatic Center parking lot. Tickets are $10 each way, and MUST be purchased in advance online at visitlahaina.com/Halloween-in-lahaina/.

Wednesday, October 31
HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL CRUISE
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION, MA‘ALAEA

PWF’s Halloween Cocktail Cruise is a relaxing roundtrip sunset/starlight trip between Ma‘alaea and Lahaina with cocktails and wickedly good appetizers—plus a two-hour stopover to enjoy Lahaina’s Halloween festivities. Some of the best Halloween merriment in all of the Pacific takes place in Lahaina. PWF’s Halloween Cocktail Cruise transports you from conveniently located Ma‘alaea Harbor to Lahaina (and back again) in style and comfort! Departures are 6 and 6:30pm. Reservations: 800-942-5311; pacificwhale.org.

Wednesday, October 31
HALLOWEEN EXPRESS
PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION, MA‘ALAEA

Enjoy the Halloween festivities on historic Front Street without the ghastly drive and ghoulish parking. Hop aboard PWF’s smooth-sailing catamaran, offering easy and comfortable transportation between Lahaina and conveniently located Ma‘alaea Harbor. Snacks and soft drinks available for purchase. Departures are 5:30 and 11pm. Reservations: 800-942-5311; pacificwhale.org.

ONGOING EVENTS

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

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

Daily
MAUIWINE FREE HISTORICAL & WINERY TOURS
MAUIWINE, ‘ULUPALAKUA

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

Daily
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. Presentations take place between 9:30am and 4:15pm. Times are listed online and in the park. Included with admission.

Daily
HAPPY HOUR
FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

At Fairmont Kea Lani, Happy Hour is more than an 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. Info: 875-2290.

Nightly
BOTERO GALLERY LOUNGE
GRAND WAILEA RESORT, WAILEA

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

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

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

Ongoing
‘UKULELE LESSONS WITH MELE FONG
HALE HO‘IKE‘IKE (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, call 281-4981 for pricing.

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

Blow Your Own Glass is an opportunity to experience the joy of glassblowing. You’ll assist an artist in creating a glass object of your choice and design and make either an ornament, paperweight, sea float, flower, small cup, or bowl. Teaching Artist Stephen Fellerman will spend approximately 30 minutes with each person while creating magic before your eyes—together! Available by reservation: 572-6560 ext. 21 to book your spot and specify your preferred time. Tuition & Supply Fee: $95 per person. A supply list is posted 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
FAIRONT 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 to11pm. Happy Hour daily from 8 to 10pm.

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 – 24 hours in advance.

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
HULA HISTORY
MAUI OCEAN CENTER, MA‘ALAEA

Enjoy hula history with Maui Ocean Center’s Hawaiian Cultural Advisor Kahu Dane Maxwell and family. 12-1pm in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Included with Aquarium admission. Subject to change.

Monday
FREE ‘UKULELE LESSON
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI

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

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

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

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

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

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

Go behind the scenes with a marine naturalist to explore the Aquarium lab, learn about corals, sharks, and sea turtles, and assist with 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. Advance reservations recommended. Purchase online or call 270-7012.

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

Experience the beauty and excitement of Tahitian dance at this FREE show! 6-7pm Monday, Thursday & Saturday; 5:30-6:30pm Wednesday.

Monday-Friday
FREE ‘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.

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 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. On Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30pm. FREE.

Tuesday
FREE ‘UKULELE LESSONS
OUTLETS OF MAUI, LAHAINA TOWN

Learn to play the ‘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, the students of 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. $10 for adults, $5 for children six to 12 years old, and FREE for children five years and under. Proceeds benefit the Napili Kai Foundation. Info: 669-6271; napilikai.com.

Tuesday
TIKI TUESDAY AT LUANA
FAIRMONT KEA LANI, MAUI

Inspired by the tropics and highlighting the classic style that made tiki a world phenomenon, LUANA’s Tiki Tuesday calls for paper umbrellas, outlandish garnishes, and expertly layered cocktails. Open daily from 4 to11pm.

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, KAHULUI

eaturing 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 a 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 by Executive Chef Isaac Bancaco. 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. Starts at 7:30pm. Info: (888)669-3858 or visit slackkey.com.

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

Explore the flora of Hawai‘i and discover the connection among Hawai‘i’s plants, marine life, and culture. Tour the Aquarium’s landscape, and learn about the history and traditional uses of native Hawaiian and Polynesian plants from 10-11am. http://www.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. 249-2798 or email info@mnbg.org; Self-guided walking tour brochures for $4, & self-guided audio tour wands $5, Mon.-Sat. 8am-4pm.

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
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. Upon arrival at the shelter at 11am, participants will be greeted by a staff member or volunteer at the main entrance. 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 helps to offset costs associated with operating the program. Advance reservations required: MauiHumaneSociety.org. The shelter is located in Pu‘unene (Central Maui), on Maui Veterans Highway between Kihei and Kahului.

Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
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 at Nursery Bay Hale. Included with Aquarium admission. Subject to change.

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. Info: whalersvillage.com.

Thursday
TAI CHI
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER, KAHULUI

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

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

Friday
FREE HULA LESSON
WHALERS VILLAGE, KA‘ANAPALI

Learn the art of hula with free 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: http://www.MauiFridays.com.

Friday
FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT
FRONT STREET, LAHAINA TOWN

From 7 to 10pm each Friday, walk along Front Street in Lahaina Town and delight in the art galleries’ artist appearances, beverages, and snacks. Pick up a map at Lahaina Visitor Center. 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
ALOHA FRIDAY SUNSET SALES
OUTLES 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.

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

Free transportation and admission to Haleakala National Park on a volunteering adventure led by a certified naturalist and professionally trained guide from PWF. Help remove invasive plants or help with other projects to protect the park’s unique eco-system. Warm clothes, long pants and closed-toed shoes required. Bring water and lunch, call 249-8811 x1. Visit volunteersonvacation.org for more info.

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.

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

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 coral-themed story time and craft hour for children ages 3-12 in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. 11:30am. Included with Aquarium admission. Subject to change.

Saturday
FAMILY MAGIC BY HOLDEN MOWAT
LAHAINA CANNERY MALL, LAHAINA

Be amazed and intrigued by Maui magician Holden Mowat’s interactive, all-ages, magic-comedy performance at Center Stage. This magic veteran from the award-winning Kupanaha Magic Dinner Show at the Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel performs every Saturday at 12pm. Info: 661-5304.

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. 6:30-9pm September 1, 8 and 15; 5:30-8pm September 22 and 29 from Ma‘alaea Harbor. Call 249-8811 ext. 1 or book online at pacificwhale.org.

Saturday & Sunday
KEIKI HULA
LAHAINA CANNERY MALL, LAHAINA TOWN

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.

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. There is also a decadent dessert table to enjoy. Info: 661-0011.

Sunday
MAUI GIFT & CRAFT FAIR
LAHAINA GATEWAY CENTER

Lahaina Gateway welcomes Maui Gift & Craft Fair every Sunday from 9am to 2pm. Enjoy the wonderful locally made art, jewelry, gifts, and crafts from over 35 local vendors, including Maui Fine Art, Nalu Koa, Lee Oululani Plevney, Footprints in the Sand, Lightsavor Photography, Bodhi Waves, Primitive Vibes Hawaii, Mahina Spirit, and many more. Info: mauigiftandcraftfair.com.

Sunday
MAUI SUNDAY MARKET
KAHULUI SHOPPING CENTER

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

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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