It’s that time again! The Maui Film Festival is happening now and running through June 17th! The festival is taking place at the Celestial Cinema, the Castle Theatre, and the Toes-In-The-Sand Cinema. Screenings and special events will be happening all over the Wailea Resort!
The Maui Film Festival was founded in 2000 by Barry Rivers. Over the course of 17 years, the film festival has screened more than 750 films! What better place to enjoy great movies along with fabulous food events all in a beautiful setting!
Tonight at Fleetwood’s On Front Street, a benefit for Willie K will be held starting at 8:00 pm. Performing live on the main stage will be Mick Fleetwood, Gretchen Rhodes, Eric Gillion and The House Shakers.
Ticketed meet and greet will begin at 6:00 pm. Doors will open at 7:00 pm. If you plan on doing the meet and greet you must arrive by 5:50 pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase during the event.
All ages are welcome! Come out and help Willie K! 100% of the proceeds will be donated. More information available here.
The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival takes place starting June 7th and runs through June 10th at the Kapalua Resort. This is the longest running food and wine event in America going on its 37th year!
The Grand Tasting party will take place on June 8th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a “White Party” theme. All wines will be paired with delicious food and guests can enjoy both all while walking on the oceanfront grounds.
The June 10th conclusion showcases seafood from such restaurants as Gannon’s, Fleetwood’s On Front St., The Mill House, and so many more! Restaurant Chef’s will be competing for the Best Of The Fest Award. Entertainment will be provided by Nuff Sedd.
Tomorrow, Friday June 1st starting at 6:00 pm its Wailuku First Friday! This free event will take place on Market Street. Market Street will close at 5:30 pm. Maui Medical Group offers free parking for this event.
At this family friendly event, you can expect live music and entertainment. Also on hand will be classic cars, and works from Maui photographer Drew Sulock. Some good eats from Gianotto’s Pizza, 808 On Main, Saigon Cafe, Wailuku Coffee Co., among many others!
This is a fun way to support the community! Come out and enjoy!
The annual Makawao Rodeo Parade will be held this year on July 7th. Applications for participants are now being accepted. Deadline for entry is June 20th and a mandatory meeting will take place on June 27th.
During the parade, Baldwin Avenue will be closed starting at 8:00 am. The parade is scheduled to start at 9:00 am. Some of the categories for judging in this years parade will be Best Parade Horse, Best Mounted Group, Most Unusual Entry, Best Mounted Keiki, and many others!
All information including rodeo schedule can be found here.