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October/ `Okakopa

Sat, Oct 3

"2nd Annual Maui Paddle for a Cure," Hanakao'o Beach Park, Ka'anapali

8 am - 2:30 pm. A non-competitive, fun paddle for locals and visitors 18 years and older, to raise funds for prevention, screening and treatment of breast cancer in Hawaii. SUP or Canoe Paddle from Hanakao'o (Canoe Beach) to Black Rock and back! Choose between 3 different courses: Beginner, Intermediate 2 mile paddle, Advanced 4 mile course. Exclusive after-party and silent auction at Sunset Terrace at the Hyatt Regency will feature food and drink specials and live music. Please utilize the Hanakao'o Beach Park provided parking lot. Overflow parking is invited to park at the Hyatt Regency Maui (fee applies)

"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)