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Sat, Oct 1

"3rd Annual Maui Paddle for a Cure," Hanakao'o Beach Park, Ka'anapali

7 am - 2 pm. This fun non-competitive event for stand up, kayak and canoe paddlers takes participants along the beautiful shoreline of Ka'anapali Beach in West Maui to raise funds for Susan G. Komen, Hawaii Affiliate. Join us for this community water activity and after party at Hyatt Regency Maui with Anuhea!

Registration will CLOSE on September 30th at 12:00pm HST. On-site registration will NOT be available. After Party Tickets (admission only) will not increase and will be for sale at the door. ‚Äč

Please utilize the Hanakao'o Beach Park provided parking lot. Overflow parking is invited to park at the Hyatt Regency Maui (fee applies)

"Sierra Club - 40th Anniversary Picnic," Kanaha Beach Park Canoe Hale, Kahului

Come celebrate with food, music, environmental heroes award. 11am to 3 pm at Kanaha Beach Park canoe hale. Bring potluck deserts or side dishes (main dishes provided), chairs and the whole family. FREE


Thu, Oct 13

"Air Supply," MACC, Kahului

7:30 pm, Castle Theater. The soft-rock duo singer/songwriter/guitarist, Graham Russell, and lead vocalist, Russell Hitchcock have sold over 20 million albums and have captivated audiences around the world. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)


Fri, Oct 28

"Haunted Hawaiian Nights: Storyteller Lopaka Kapanui," MACC, Kahului

7:30 pm, McCoy Studio Theater. Come hear ghostly tales and spine-tingling accounts of our Hawaiian brothers and sisters whose haunting experiences in far-off lands are overcome by their own cultural traditions. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

Sat, Oct 29

"Hall & Oates," MACC, Kahului

7 pm, A&B Amphitheater. Live Nation and Maui Arts & Cultural Center present the #1 selling duo in music history! From their first hit in 1974 and straight on through the pop filled 80s, DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES' signature mix of soul, pop, and rock has earned them a tremendous following, continued musical influence on a new generation of younger musicians, and the distinction of selling more albums than any other duo in music history. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)


"4th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes," Whalers Village, Ka'anapali

10 am - 12 pm. Live music by Darren Lee (aka Elvis) and by Fred's Garage.
9:30 am registration for the Walk is a family friendly event: $10 fee includes free parking, t-shirt, 1 entry for drawing, 25% discount at Hula Grill& Leilani's.

"5th Annual Wiki Wiki 5K & 10K," Lahaina Gateway Shopping Center, Lahaina

7 am. Registration available on race morning at 6:00 a.m.


Wed, Oct 7

"4th Annual Oktoberfest Exstravaganza," Pioneer Inn, Lahaina

6 pm - 9 pm. An authentic German buffet, authentic German libations, an Oompah band and silent auction! All donations from this event go to the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunrise's Vocational Scholarship Program. For tickets, $45 each, go to www.lahainasunriserotary.org or call (808) 870-3653.

Fri, Oct 9 - Mon, Oct 12

"1st Annual Play for Pink," Kapalua Resort, Kapalua

Golf Tournament, Tennis Tournament, Spa and dine around specials throughout the weekend benefitting Breast Cancer Reseach Foundation.

Fri, Oct 9

"Henry Kapono Live," Dukes Beach House, Lahaina

5 pm - 7 pm. Free parking at Honua Kai Resort.

Sat, Oct 10

"Da Kidney Da Kine," Lahaina Cannery Mall, Lahaina

10 am - 2 pm, inside Main Stage. FREE Testing: Body Measurements, Blood Glucose, Urinalysis, Blood Pressure, and Exit Interview with Clinician. All day entertainment by Kulewa Band, Jack Gist & Friends, Ka Pa Hula O Maui Aunty Doll Hula.

"Ukulele Workshop," MACC, Kahului

10 am - 12 pm, FREE Admission. Conducted by Roy & Kathy Sakuma for all ages, child to adult, beginning to intermediate players. Students must be able hold C, F, and G7 chords and bring their own 'ukulele, notepaper and pencil. Attendees will participate in Sunday's 'Ukulele Festival with a song learned in the workshop, and someone will win a fine new 'ukulele!

Sun, Oct 11

"10th Annual Maui Ukulele Festival," MACC, Kahului

6:00 pm, A&B Amphitheater. FREE Admission. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon on the lawn as acclaimed 'ukulele musicians fill the air with island music!


Sat, Oct 17

"Billy Currington," MACC, Kahului

6:30 pm. The happy-go-lucky Georgia native has garnered an impressive ten Top-10 hits, with six of those hitting #1. He's sold millions of albums and has toured with Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, and Sugarland, among many others. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

Sun, Oct 18

"Lau Hala: Sharing the Knowledge," MACC, Kahului

10 am - 12 pm. Join us for a symposium to learn about the history, cultural significance, ecology, and practice of mea ulana lau hala. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)


Tue, Oct 27

"Soprano Sumi Jo with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra," MACC, Kahului

7 pm. Praised for the remarkable agility, precision, and warmth of her voice, and for her outstanding musicianship, Seoul-born Sumi Jo has established herself as one of her generation's most sought-after sopranos. A program of popular opera favorites, including music by Lehar, Offenbach, and Johann Strauss. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)

Thu, Oct 29

"13 Candles - Ghost Stories of Hawai'i," MACC, Kahului

7:30 pm. Lopaka Kapanui shares more than just Hawaiian ghost stories, he shares his knowledge of Hawai'i, masterfully weaving his tales with passion and mystery. Join him as he perpetuates an ancient Japanese storytelling game; 13 candles will be lit and Lopaka will tell his scariest ghost stories. One candle is snuffed for every story told, leaving the darkest, spookiest moments for the very last tale!. For tickets: www.mauiarts.org or call 242-SHOW (7469)