Coming Up This Weekend

Saturday November 21st from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm the Kula School Harvest Festival is taking place.  This is a wonderful family event!  Come enjoy live entertainment, pony rides, games, as well as a silent auction and fresh delicious food!  This is Kula Elementary’s annual fundraiser to help provide funds for enrichment programs for the students.  Information regarding the festival is available on the Kula Harvest Festival site.

Also happening on Saturday November 21, Stunt Fest Maui!  Nick Apex will show off his phenomenal stunting skills at this motorcycle stunt show happening from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at 150 Dairy Rd. Kahului.  This free event will also have music, food, and free giveaways!  Please bring a gift for the Toys For Tots drive that will be happening at the event.

Maui Nui Farm Farmers Market will be held Sunday November 22nd from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The 40 acre farm grows such crops as avocados, zucchini, squash, lettuce, as well as different types of flowers.  Great day to come to the farm and stock up on produce! Thai food as well as local favorites available at the Maui Nui Garden kitchen.

Have a wonderful week and a fabulous weekend!

Weekend Events

Starting this Friday November 13th and also Saturday November 14th from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Wo Hing Museum, Lahaina will be paying tribute to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen.  Dr. Sun Yat-Sen is known as the The Father of Modern China.  This free event will celebrate with martial arts demonstrations, traditional fan dancing, and lion dancing.  Traditional foods and tea will be available.  The Lahaina Restoration Foundation has more information here.

Saturday November 14th the 9th Annual Hui No’eau Wailea Food & Wine Celebration will take place at the Hotel Wailea from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.  This fundraising event supports the Hui’s community arts education.  Ticket prices vary from $150.00 for a standard ticket to $275.00 for a VIP ticket.  A portion of your ticket is tax deductible.  The Hui No’eau Wailea Food & Wine Celebration website has more information on the event including what food will be served and the silent auction items.

5th annual “Zip for the Trees” event at Skyline Eco-Adventures is this Sunday Noveber 15th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  This event supports Maui Children’s charities as well as the reforestation on Skylines Haleakala.  Cost is $40.00 and includes ziplining, musical entertainment, and food for purchase.  This event raised more then $7500.00 last year.  Skyline Eco-Adventures Zip For The Trees website has information on this fundraiser here.

We hope everyone has a fabulous week and a wonderful weekend!


Coming Up This Weekend

On Friday November 6th from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm the Haliimaile Farmers Market will take place at the Haliimaile Town Center.  Local fresh fruits and vegetables along with arts and crafts are available for purchase.  Non-profit and community organizations are welcome at no charge to host a booth.  This event occurs every other Friday.

This Saturday November 7th from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm the 2nd annual Made In Maui Festival will take place.  This event features over 140 vendors of made in Hawaii products.  Everything from food and produce to jewelry and collectibles will be available.  Can’t wait for the main event on Saturday?  500 tickets available for a special preview shopping event on Friday November 6th from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  For more information including how to buy tickets to the Friday pre-shopping event, visit the Made In Maui County Festival webpage.

On Sunday November 8th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, the 4th annual Maui Special Rodeo will be held at Piiholo Ranch in Makawao.  The rodeo is dedicated to children with special needs.  The children will be able to ride horses, play games, face painting, and go on a scavenger hunt.  Thanks to support from the Maui community, children and their families participating are able to do so at no cost.  Contributions and volunteers are welcome!  The Piiholo Ranch website has more information on this event.


1031 Exchange Extension

If you are currently in the process of a 1031 Exchange, please take note!  The normal 180 day exchange period will shorten between October 19th and December 31.  You must file for an extension on or before the deadline of April 15, 2016.  The IRS website can help guide you through the extension process and the three different options for filing.  Make sure to always consult with a tax professional should you have any questions or concerns.




Maui’s Weekend Events

Kick your Halloween weekend off with some kid friendly activities at Whole Foods Market on Friday October 30th.  Come join in the pumpkin carving festivities and cast your vote for your favorite.  Kid’s Club will be decorating mini pumpkins from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  This is a free event.

Halloween Night in Lahaina is probably one of the most anticipated nights of the year.  Front Street closes to traffic and turns into a Halloween Party with music, activities, ghosts and more!  The Keiki Halloween Costume Parade begins at 4:30 pm.  The adult costume contest promises great prizes! Lahaina Town Halloween t-shirts will be available for purchase.  More information on the Visit Lahaina website here.

Sunday November 1st starts the ever popular Restaurant Week Wailea.  This event takes place at 20 different restaurants throughout Wailea.  Each restaurant makes a contribution to the Maui Food Bank.  Maui Food Bank receives thousands of dollars each year from this event. The Wailea Resort Association has a list of the various restaurants participating.  No pre-purchase is necessary.  Bon Appetit!

Have a safe an fun-filled Halloween weekend!