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A bittersweet slice of Carol Burnett's childhood. Tickets available at the Maui OnStage Box Office (808) 242-6969, and online at www.mauionstage.com.
Opening ceremonies Friday, 5:30 pm, followed by Opening of the Feast 6 pm - 10
pm. Valuable Goods Auction at 7 pm.
Saturday 10 am - 10 pm, Valuable Goods Auction at 7 pm.
Sunday 10 am - 4 pm, Small Animal Auction at 10:30 am, Livestock Auction at 1 pm.
Come enjoy a weekend of delicious food, great games, Country Store, crafters, entertainment, plants and lots more. Free admission. Information: 572-7652
Friday and Saturday 7 pm, Sunday at 3 pm. All levels of the the Seabury Hall Dance Program in Recital, under the direction of David Ward. Admission: $12 Adults, $10 Senior Citizens, $5 Students. Information & Reservations: 808-573-1257.
7 pm, Yokouchi Pavilion / A&B Amphitheater. Legendary Eagles singer-songwriter and co-founder, Glenn Frey, will perform one night only on Maui backed by his full band. Enjoy an unforgettable evening under the stars, featuring songs that span Frey's entire career. Both as solo artist and as a member of the Eagles, he has received countless accolades and earned numerous gold and platinum records. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)
9am-5pm, at the Seabury Hall Campus located at 480 Olinda Road, Makawao. The Craft Fair features more than one hundred of Hawaii's best artists and crafters. You can also enjoy great entertainment all day long; plus you won't want to miss the fair's famous Restaurant Row, featuring dishes from Amasia, Duo’s, Flatbread Pizza, Hula Grill, Three’s Bar & Grill, The Westin and Private Chef Lyndon Honda. There's plenty of activities for the kids too, with games, face painting, pony rides, wet and dry slides, and the islands largest rummage sale. All proceeds support Seabury Hall’s financial aid program. So, Bring the whole ohana and spend the day in beautiful upcountry Maui. Admission $5, children 12 and under free.
Sat, May 11: SUP Race and 'Ohana Fun Paddle. Sun, May 12: OCI Race Kahaha Beach Park. Hawaiian Cultural Games. See Olukai Ho’olaule'a for schedule and registration. Enjoy a video of the 2010 event.
Explore remains of ancient fishing village w/ optional swim and lunch at Palauea beach across the street. Meet 9 a.m. Polo Beach Parking lot. Bring water, hat, walking stick, lunch/snacks. Limit 20.
7:30 pm, Castle Theater. The British Blues Explosion features the “Godfather of British Blues” and living Blues legend, John Mayall and Blues icon, Kim Simmonds, guitarist and founder of British Blues super group Savoy Brown. Mayall's powerhouse band includes Texas guitar slinger Rocky Athas, Greg Razb on bass, and Jay Davenport on drums. Kim Simmonds will open the show with a rare acoustic set, then join Mayall and The Bluesbreakers. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)
6-9 pm, Morgado Hall. Maui Brewers Festival will open its 5th Anniversary with a new Maui Brew Fest Beer Dinner. This beer education celebration will feature cuisine of the New Americas by Cactus Bistro Chef-Owner John Memering of Kailua. Each of the five creative courses will be paired with specialty craft beers by Maui Brewing Co. of Lahaina. Chef Memering and Garrett Marrero, owner of Maui Brewing Co, will introduce the courses and explain the pairings. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)
2:30 pm - 7 pm, Amphitheater and Pavilion. This annual MACC fundraiser showcases the best in craft beers made in Hawai`i and beyond. Join us for a leisurely day of tasting micro-brews from over two dozen breweries, appetizers and desserts from island restaurants and rockin’ entertainment with local bands. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)
Peaceful, scenic, historically significant bay overlooked by Halehaku Heiau. Meet 9:30 am at Haiku Community Center. Very limited parking at site. Bring picnic lunch/snack, walking sticks & foot wear suitable for muddy jungle trails and stream crossings. Ocean swim possible if weather cooperates. Limit: 18.
3 pm, The Pa - Free Event. The waters of Kāne surround us constantly and provide life for all living things. The story of ‘Aukelenui-a-Iku is one of a hero’s quest to find these waters and to learn what every young man must know to be mature in this coming-of-age tale performed in chant and hula.
Norman and Ethel Thayer return to spend their forthy-eighth summer together in Maine at their home on Golden Pond.
7 pm, War Memorial Gym. The Harlem Globetrotters return to Hawai‘i as part of their 2012 Championship Tour. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)
7 pm, McCoy Studio Theater. A conversation between Thomas Linzey and Kapua Sproat, moderated by Lucienne de Naie. Rights of Nature is a worldwide movement to adopt laws that codify the rights of the natural world, balancing what is good for humans with what is beneficial for other species and the planet. Tickets: $10 at www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)
7:30 pm, Castle Theater. One of the most influential figures in alternative rock and former lead singer of The Smiths, MORRISSEY will perform in concert 20 years after his first Hawai‘i appearance. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)
9 am - 11 am. Join Maui Ocean Center’s beach cleanup at Haycraft Park, Ma'alaea. Gloves, trash bags, grabbers, vests and bottled water will be provided for all volunteers. Remember to bring your own sun protection! Meet at the tables at Haycraft Park. For more information, contact Larissa at (808) 344-2533 or firstname.lastname@example.org
7:30 pm, McCoy Studio Theater. New York-born, Canadian bred Justin Nozuka makes his first Maui appearance in Solo Sessions. He's a 22-year old who's both candid and reflective about life and love, crafting songs that make his listeners feel like they were up all night together sharing confessions. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)
11 am - 2 pm. Discover the fascinating story behind the green sea turtles at Maui Ocean Center. Join a special guest speaker at Turtle Lagoon from 11am-2pm for casual talks about turtles and an up close encounter with a Hawaiian green sea turtle. Along with interesting turtle facts, guests will learn about the Aquarium’s partnership with Sea Life Park Hawaii’s green sea turtle educational loan program and its benefits to the world’s green sea turtle population. This activity is included with aquarium admission.
5:30 pm - 8 am following day. Experience the Aquarium after dark and learn about Hawaii’s unique marine life with hands-on discovery lessons, ocean-themed games and crafts, and a supervised turtle feed plus much more! Fee of $60 plus tax per child includes meals and souvenir. Aquarium members receive a 15% discount. Reservations are required; call (808) 270-7075. Program details available online.
Theater companies from all over the Island, the State and the Mainland will present an eclectic blend of cutting edge one-act plays.
11 am - 2 pm. Children ages 3-12 are invited to an intriguing story time followed by a fun ocean-themed craft! Story & Craft Hour is hosted by an Ocean Naturalist and takes place every Saturday at 11:30am in Maui Ocean Center’s Hawaiians and the Sea Exhibit. For more info, call (808) 270-7000 or visit www.mauioceancenter.com.
11 am - 2 pm. Keiki ages 3-12 can create fun ocean-themed crafts in the Marine Mammal Discovery Center. The craft booth is hosted by the Aquarium’s education team. For more info, call (808) 270-7000 or visit www.mauioceancenter.com.
6-7 pm. Complimentary Sea Talk presentation on "Japan Tsunami Marine Debris," by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The hour-long Sea Talk is presented by Carey Morishige, Pacific Islands Regional Coordinator at NOAA, and will include information on NOAA's efforts to collect data, assess the debris and possible impacts based on sound science, and protect our natural resources and coasts. Reservations are required; call (808) 270-7075.
7am - 11am. A four-hour morning program with our researchers and marine biologists. Complimentary continental breakfast and 45-minute presentation in the Ocean Science Discovery classroom about our research locations and how we photograph and study whales in the wild. 2-hour whalewatch tour, and a final 45-minute informative session at the research lab about ongoing research in Hawaii, Australia, and Ecuador. For reservations, call (808) 249-8811 ext 1 or visit www.pacificwhale.org.
Enjoy live theater, by William Shakespeare. "This is one way to kill a wife with kindness.” Shows Fri & Sat at 7:30 pm, and Sun at 3 pm
Sat, May 14: SUP Race and 'Ohana Fun Paddle. Sun, May 15: OCI Race Kahaha Beach Park. Hawaiian Cultural Games. See Olukai Ho’olaule'a for schedule and registration. Enjoy a video of last year's event.
5-9 pm - A Maui Academy of Performing Arts fundraiser for the Paniolo in all of us. Entertainment by Haiku Hillbillies, Leighanna Locke, Jerry Eiting & Anne Durham, and surprise guest artists. Live Auction. $125 includes beverages and dinner by Cafe O' Lei. Attire: Formal Westernwear. For reservations, call 244-8760.
Discover the history of hala while learning weaving a lau hala bracelet with Master Weaver, Pōhaku Kaho‘ohanohano! Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will host two weaving workshops on Saturday, May 14th from 9 to 11am & 12 to 2pm. Space is limited and fees apply. Maui Nui Botanical Gardens: a gathering place for discovery, education and conservation. 150 Kanaloa Avenue in Kahului (lovingly remembered as the old Maui zoo).
On the mellow and eye catching island of Kauai, Skunkdog is making some noise. Join them for a high-energy mix of rock, reggae, punk, funk, ska, and hip hop at Moose McGillycuddy's.
3:30-6:00 pm. A free open-air concert by some of Maui's best classical musicians and students. This program includes a Cello Quartet, classical harpist, and brass ensemble performing classical and modern compositions. For further information, see www.aecg.org.
Meet at 12 noon, Maui Mall, left side of DMV. 2 pm Maui Raceway Parade.