As posted in The Maui News on March 29, 2010


NA KUPUNA OHANA SERENADERS SHOW-Experience yesteryear through Hawaiian song and dance as the Hawaiian Music Series features Lahaina’s own Na Kupuna Ohana Serenaders from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the Baldwin Home Lawn in Lahaina. For more information, call LRF at 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.

MAKANA RETURNS TO STELLA BLUES CAFE-Slack key guitarist and singer Makana returns to Stella Blues Cafe in Kihei for a two-night dinner show. Makana’s songs range from traditional to original, instrumental and lyrical, and explore a broad spectrum of themes. The four-course dinner show is $60 and begins at 6 p.m.; show only is $30 and starts at 7:30 p.m. For information, call 874-3779 or visit www.stellablues.com.

RAUL MIDON TAKES THE STAGE AT MACC-American singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midon takes the stage for a solo concert at 7:30 tonight at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Pavilion and Courtyard. For information, see Maui Beat.


KALAMA HEIGHTS TO HOST SENIOR EVENTS-Kalama Heights, an independent senior living community located at 101 Kanani Road in Kihei, is hosting free “April Fools Weekend” events for area seniors from Friday through Sunday. Events include an afternoon social with cookies, brownies, mini-cupcakes and other refreshments at 4 p.m. today; a dessert extravaganza at 1:30 p.m. Saturday; and an open house with refreshments from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. To RSVP or to learn more, call Kalama Heights at 879-1500.

SLACK KEY AT STELLA BLUES WITH MAKANA-Slack key guitarist and singer Makana will play during a four-course dinner show ($60), with seating at 6 p.m.; show only ($30) starts at 7:30 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

ISLE COMEDY LEGENDS IN SINGLE MACC SHOW-Hawaii’s comedy legends are teaming up to make you crack up during the first joint show of its kind at 7:30 p.m. at MACC’s Castle Theater, featuring Frank De Lima, Ed Kaahea, Mel Cabang, Andy Bumatai and Augie T. Leohane will open. For details, see Backstage.

TAKE OFF WITH KIT KAT CLUB CABARET-Fly away with the Kit Kat Club Cabaret as they take you on an exotic, fantasy-inspired journey – from the inside of a romantically stylized airplane, through the comedic Bermuda Triangle, then on to an exotic tropical island – during a performance at 7:30 p.m. at Maui Tropical Plantation. Tickets are $10 presale and $15 at the door.For tickets, visit www.coconutisland.eventbrite.com


HAIKU HO’OLAULE’A AND FLOWER FEST-The 19th annual Haiku Ho’olaule’a and Flower Festival will bloom from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Haiku Community Center and Haiku Elementary School. The event will feature entertainment, arts and crafts, local plants and produce, one of the island’s largest silent auctions, a historical display, games and of course, many, many vibrant local flowers. Admission is free. The festival is a benefit for Haiku Elementary School, Haiku Community Association and Boys & Girls Club Maui-Haiku. For details, email haikuhoolaulea@gmail.com.

‘THRIVE’ STAR DAVID ICKE SPEAKS AT MACC-David Icke, featured in the global documentary “THRIVE,” offers a special daylong lecture event from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. to cover topics including “Who We Are,” “What is Reality and How it is Manipulated,” “Who Really Controls World Events,” “Political Manipulation,” “The Future of Money,” “The Global Awakening,” and the most controversial subject of all “The Moon Matrix.” Presented by Global Media Productions, registration begins at 9 a.m. Presold lunch is available for $10; presold dinner is available for $15. Cost is $39, $69, $99 (plus applicable fees). For details, visit www.mauiarts.org.

MAUI AUTHOR WAYNE MONIZ IN WAILUKU-Maui author and playwright Wayne Moniz will present a program at 4 p.m. on the lawn of the Bailey House Museum in Wailuku. Moniz will read from his new book, “Beyond the Reef: Stories of Maui in the World.” The program will also include music by Maui-born and Hoku award-winning artists Kevin Brown and Sheldon Brown. Suggested donation is $10 for the general public and $5 for Maui Historical Society members. For more information, call the Maui Historical Society at 244-3326 or visit www.mauimuseum.org.


ISLE AUTHOR WILL SPEAK AT LIBRARY-Meet Maui author Linda McCullough Decker who will discuss her new book, “Edward Bailey of Maui: Teacher & Naturalist, Engineer & Artist,” at 6:30 at the Makawao library. For more information, call the library at 573-8785.