Makawao Third Friday

This Friday April 20th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm is Makawao Third Friday! This event is a great way to explore the historic town of Makawao!

This Friday’s event will be an Earth Day celebration! Maui’s non-profit green initiatives will be in the Komoda Bakery parking lot. Also on hand will be lots of yummy food trucks, vendor booths, Keiki Zone, arts and crafts, and great entertainment from local artists. This is a fun event for the entire family!

Maui Dancer Crowned

Congratulations to Maui’s Shalia Kapuau’ionalani Kikuyo Kamakaokalani for being crowned this years Merrie Monarch Miss Aloha Hula! Shalia is a resident of Haliimaile and studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has been doing hula dancing since she was 4 years old.

This is the competitions 55th year. Shalia beat out 11 other dancers for the crown. Her years of practice and hard work paid off! Congratulations on your big achievement!

Maui Agriculture Festival

Tomorrow, Saturday April 7th, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm is the 11th annual Maui Agriculture Festival. The festival is being held at the Maui Tropical Plantation. Admission is $5 dollars at the door.

This event goes all out! Not only is awareness raised about Maui Agriculture, but there will be delicious food booths, a farmers market with demonstrations, and a keiki zone. The keiki zone will have pony rides and barnyard games along with live entertainment.

This is a great way to spend your Saturday all while showing support for Maui’s Agriculture!

Kuhio Day Celebration

On Sunday April 1st starting at 7:00 am, the Kuhio Day Celebration will be taking place at the University of Hawaii Maui College in Kahului. The celebration is in honor of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana`ole whose birthday is on March 26th and is a state holiday.

The festivities include all day entertainment, foods, crafts, games, farmers market, jumping castle, and an art contest for keiki. Cultural demonstrations and community information booths will also be happening at the festival.

We hope you’ve had a wonderful week and a great weekend!

250th Queen Ka’ahumanu Celebration

This Friday at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theatre will be the 250th birthday of Queen Ka’ahumanu celebration. The pre-show starts at 4:00 pm and will include music and local crafts. This festival will have live entertainment including music and dancing. A new mural will be unveiled at the event!

This is a wonderful community event and a great way to kick off your weekend! Tickets are available for purchase.