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June / Iune
2014

 

Fri, Jun 13 - Sun, Jun 15

"Kapalua Wine and Food Festival," Kapalua Resort, Kapalua

The 33rd Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival. This celebration of epicurean excellence will convene the finest in food and wine and embrace all things Hawaiian – notably – the fabulous culinary bounty on Maui and here at the world-renowned Kapalua Resort. For more information call 808-665-9160 or 888-665-9160.

Sat, Jun 15

"Huelo Stream Exploration," Sierra Club, Huelo

Meet 9am at top of Door of Faith Road, Huelo. No EMI waiver; on private. Distance = 2.5 miles. Explore Huelo streams. Walk on kuleana lands (with owner’s permission) and along streams to discover ancient Hawaiian sites hidden in the jungles. Bug repellent, water, lunch, stream hiking footwear and rain coat. Limit 15. Register: Lucienne de Naie  laluz@maui.net / 214-0147

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Fri, Jun 27

"Benefit Star Watch with Harriet Witt ," Sierra Club, TBA

Fundraiser Noted astronomer Harriet Witt shares the lore of our Hawaiian night sky.  Bring comfortable folding chair and shielded flashlights only. Leeward side- spectacular location on private land TBA.  Donation: $5 for Members $10 non members. Register with Lucienne de Naie laluz@maui.net or 214-0147.

Sat, Jun 28

"Makamaka’ole Stream Hike," Sierra Club, Waihee

Meet at Waihee School parking lot 8:30 am to carpool.  Distance = 2 miles R/T. Beautiful hike with many stream crossings and waterfall at the end.  Bring water shoes, lunch, water, swimsuit. Limit 15  Register/Leader: Robin West: <rwest808@yahoo.com>

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2013

 

Fri, Jun 7

"Hawaiian Taro Sale," Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, Kahului

9 am, 150 Kanaloa Avenue, Kahului, across from the War Memorial Stadium. Rare potted taro varieties from the ‘Ele‘ele, Mana, Lehua, Manini, Lauloa, Piko, and ‘Ula‘ula families will be available for purchase from 9am until sold out. The Gardens may not have these varieties available until next year, so get them on June 7th! Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is located at 150 Kanaloa Avenue, in Kahului. Call 249-2798 for more information.

Sat, Jun 8

"14th Annual Taiko Festival on Maui," MACC, Kahului

7 pm, Castle Theater. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

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Wed, Jun 12 - Sun, Jun 16

"Maui Film Festival 2013," MACC, Kahului

Various Times, Castle Theater. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

Fri, Jun 14

"Republik Music Festival - Damian Marley," MACC, Kahului

6 pm, Pavilion/ Amphitheater. BAMP presents Republik Music Festival Year3 Jamrock Edition with Damian Marley, Santigold, and Ghetto Youths Crew! A self-proclaimed Spiritual Revolutionary, Damian Marley adds a new perspective to the Marley legacy for the 21st century. Best Reggae Album and Best Urban/Alternative Performance of the 2006 Grammy Awards. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

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Sun, Jun 23

"Ki Ho'alu Guitar Festival 2013," MACC, Kahului

Free Admission 1-7 pm, Pavilion / Amphitheater. Enjoy an all-star lineup of Hawai‘i’s best slack key guitar musicians including: Kevin & Ikaika Brown, Danny Carvalho, John Cruz, Hapa, Stephen Inglis, David Kahiapo, George Kahumoku Jr., Dwight Kanae, Donald Kaulia, Dennis Kamakahi, Walter Keale, George Kuo, Bobby Moderow, Glen Smith, Paul Togioka and Alani 'Yuki' Yamauchi from Tokyo.

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Sat, Jun 29

"Brian Regan Live Comedy Tour," MACC, Kahului

8 pm, Castle Theater. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

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2012

Thursday, June 21
    6:30-9 pm: Center Stage, Whalers Village, Ka‘anapali
    Shiro Mori Trio with special guest Henry Allen
    "Jazz with a Tropical Twist" - Free

    5:30 pm: Royal Lahaina Resort, Ka‘anapali
    Transpacific Bluesman Colin John
    "Blues Hawaii" - Free

Friday, June 22
    6:30-9 pm: Center Stage, Whalers Village, Ka‘anapali
    Colin John, Henry Allen, Shiro Mori Trio, Gene Argel Trio (featuring Maui’s own Paul Marchetti 
    on drums and, from the Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, Lenny Castillanos on bass), Gwyn Gorg, 
    and special guests (whom we know to be Sacha and Rob) - Free

Saturday, June 23
    6:30 pm: Iao Theater, 68 N. Market Street, Wailuku
    World famous performers vocalist Sacha Boutros and saxophonist Rob Scheps along with the 
    Shiro Mori Trio jazz it up and Colin John, Vince Esquire, the Mana‘o Radio Blues Band (Don 
    Lopez, Vince Esquire, Les Adam, Dorothy Betz, Mike Buono, and special guest Colin John), 
    and Gwyn Gorg bring the blues - $10

    9pm-midnight: Jazz Club Maui, Royal Lahaina Resort, Ka‘anapali
    SLAM! featuring David Choy and Kelly Covington (we know Sacha and Rob will show up 
    here too) - $15 cover charge

Sunday, June 24
    6 pm: Son'z at Hyatt Regency Maui, Ka'anapali
    Tropical Swing with a Touch of Cool Jazz featuring Henry Allen and special guest songstress
    Ginai - free

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Sat, Jun 30

"Mike Epps," MACC, Kahului

7:30 pm, Castle Theater. One of the funniest comic actors to merge into the Hollywood scene, Mike Epps currently stars in his own standup special, “Mike Epps Presents” and is on a national sold-out comedy tour. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

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2011

Sun through Thu, Jun 2 - Jun 30

"Free Onsite Coral Reef Naturalist Program," Pacific Whale Foundation, Wailea's Ulua Beach

Learn the names of the fish you've seen while snorkeling with the help of a knowledgeable Pacific Whale Foundation naturalist at Pacific Whale Foundation's free Coral Reef Information Station. A great place to visit if you're new to snorkeling in Hawaii. Learn how you can help protect the reef as you explore it! Sponsored by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Available every Sunday through Thursday, 9 am until 12 pm. For information, call 249-8811.

Mon, Tue, Fri, Jun 3 - Jun 28

"Garden Tours," Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, Kahului

Mon, Tue and Fri 10:00 am to 11:30 am, enjoy a volunteer lead tour of Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (150 Kanaloa Avenue, Kahului). Tours cover the natural history, conservation and ethnobotanical uses of native Hawaiian and Polynesian introduced plants as well as the Gardens' projects in these areas. Tours are free with a suggested donation of $5 per person, by appointment only. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 808-249-2798.

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Sat, Jun 4

"Kalo through the Eyes of a Hawaiian with Hōkūao Pellegrino," Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, Kahului

Learn about the extraordinary significance of kalo (taro) to native Hawaiians, its cultural uses, and unique varieties with Hawaiian Kalo (Taro) Farmer, Hōkūao Pellegrino. Try your hand at pounding poi and taste it fresh from the Gardens! Space is limited and reservations are required. A workshop fee to support the mission of Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will be included with your reservation. Please email info@mnbg.org to request a registration form.

"Obon Festival,"Lahaina Shingon Mission, Lahaina

6:30 pm Obon service followed by Obon dance starting at 7:30 pm - 682 Luakini Street, Lahaina. A Japanese Buddhist custom honoring the departed spirits of ancestors. Families visit ancestors' graves, and the spirits of ancestors return to household altars.

"Pilale Bay and Halehaku Stream Exploration," Sierra Club Maui, Haiku

In honor of National Trails Day, a three to four mile varied terrain hike along a valley floor and streams discovering and documenting Hawaiian village remains for neighborhood history project. One short steep climb. Bring footwear suitable for stream hiking. Meet 9 am at Haiku community Center. Hike ends at 1pm. Limit 18. Hike leader: Lucienne de Naie.

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Sat, Jun 11

"Na Kamehameha Pa`u Parade & Ho`olaule`a," Lahaina

A colorful floral parade through LahainaTown at 10 am features Pa`u riders on horses decorated with exotic island flowers representing each major island. The community parade includes marching bands, floats and more, all honoring King Kamehameha the Great's families. An awards ceremony and arts festival take place at Banyan Tree Park with island food and crafts, pa`u dressing and riding demonstrations, plus Hawaiian entertainment. Free admission; 9am to 5pm.

"Obon Festival," Puunene Nichiren Mission, Kahului

7:00 pm Obon service followed by Obon dance starting at 8:00 pm - 9 Ani Street, Kahului. A Japanese Buddhist custom honoring the departed spirits of ancestors.

"Zenshin Daiko - 12th Annual Taiko Festival," MACC, Kahului

7 pm, Castle Theater. An athletic balletic of drums pounded in vibrant synchronicity with body movement. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

Sat, Jun 11 - Sun, Jun 12

"Holy Ghost Feast," Holy Ghost Mission, Waiakoa

In celebration of Pentecost, The Holy Ghost Feast has been held at Holy Ghost Mission annually at Pentecost since 1891, before the church was even completed. The event celebrates the pouring out of the Holy Spirit on the apostles, preparing them for their mission to spread the Good News and build the church after the resurrection and ascension of Jesus.

Sun, Jun 12

"The Republik Music Festival," MACC, Kahului

4 pm, Amphitheater & Pavilion. As part of Hard Rock Café’s 40th Anniversary Celebration, BAMP Project presents the First Annual Republik Music Festival. Steel Pulse headlines the concert, which also features Matisyahu, Rebelution, The Dirty Heads and The Green. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

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Fri, Jun 17

"Obon Festival," Wailuku Jodo Mission, Wailuku

7:00 pm Obon service followed by Obon dance starting at 8:00 pm - 67 Central Avenue, Wailuku. A Japanese Buddhist custom honoring the departed spirits of ancestors.

"The Stylistics," MACC, Kahului

7 pm, Amphitheater & Pavilion. The Stylistics bring back sweet memories on a night to remember under the stars. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

Sat, Jun 18

"4 Fathers & 4 Sons Hawaiian Slack Key Concert," MACC, Kahului

7:30 pm, McCoy Studio Theater. Celebrate Father’s Day weekend with four famous Hawaiian musical families: Dennis & David Kamakahi; George & Keoki Kahumoku; Kevin & Ikaika Brown and Richard & Kai Ho‘opi‘i. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

" Obon Festival,"Wailuku Shingon Mission, Wailuku

6:30 pm Obon service followed by Obon dance starting at 8:00 pm - 1939 North Street, Wailuku. A Japanese Buddhist custom honoring the departed spirits of ancestors.

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Sun, Jun 26

"Ki Ho'alu Slack Key Guitar Festival," MACC, Kahului

2 pm, Amphitheater & Pavilion. 20th Anniversary - Relax on the lawn to enjoy an all-star lineup of Hawaii’s best slack key guitar musicians. Popular musicians and recording artists who perform on stage include: Makana, Brother Noland, George Kahumoku, Dennis Kamakahi, Jeff Peterson, Bobby Moderow and Walter Keale. FREE.

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Thu, Jun 23 - Sun, Jun 26

"Disney's 'The Aristocats,' " Steppingstone Playhouse, Kahului

This feline adventure is sure to get you tapping your feet to its hip, jazzy beat, which includes the Disney favorites "The Aristocats," "Scales and Arpeggios" and "Ev'rybody Wants to Be a Cat." For more information, visit www.mauaicademy.org For tickets, call the MAPA Box Office at 244-8760.

Fri, Jun 24

"Obon Festival," Kahului Jodo Mission, Kahului

7:00 pm Obon service followed by Obon dance starting at 8:00 pm - 325 Laau Street, Kahului. A Japanese Buddhist custom honoring the departed spirits of ancestors.

Sat, Jun 25

"Moonlight Tidepool Exploration," Mana Kai Resort, South Kihei

2 hours, start time varies month to month per time of sunset and low tide. Pacific Whale Foundation’s marine educators invite the public to meet some of the fascinating creatures that roam Hawaii’s tidepools at night. This discovery event is recommended for people ages 6 and over. Participants are asked to wear sturdy shoes and bring a flashlight. Please no slippers/flip flops. Refreshments will be provided. We will meet at the Public Beach Access on the south side of the Mana Kai resort in South Kihei (just past the Kihei boat ramp); there is a sign that reads "Public Beach Access." Adults $10, Children $5. Advance reservations required. Call (808) 249-8811, ext 1.

"Obon Festival," Kahului Jodo Mission, Kahului

7:00 pm Obon service followed by Obon dance starting at 8:00 pm - 325 Laau Street, Kahului. A Japanese Buddhist custom honoring the departed spirits of ancestors.

Sun, Jun 26

"Ki Ho'alu Slack Key Guitar Festival," MACC, Kahului

1-7 pm, Amphitheater and Pavilion. 20th Anniversary - Relax on the lawn to enjoy an all-star lineup of Hawaii’s best slack key guitar musicians. Popular musicians and recording artists who perform on stage include: Makana, Brother Noland, George Kahumoku, Dennis Kamakahi, Jeff Peterson, Bobby Moderow and Walter Keale. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

Thu, Jun 30 - Sun, Jul 3

"56th Annual Makawao Rodeo," Oskie Rice Arena, Olinda

Thu & Fri: 9 am, free admission: Qualifying Rounds. Bull Bash at 7 pm on Friday, $15 adults. 
Sat & Sun: 1 pm: Rodeo: bull-riding, team-roping, calf-roping, bronc riding, mugging, barrel racing, break-away. Live band after Rodeo on Saturday.
Sat & Sun rodeo admission: $15 adults, $10 for seniors and students, $5 kids.

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