Na Palapalai Performing At Maui Arts & Cultural Center

This Friday, June 21st, Na Palapalai will be celebrating their reunion with a music and hula celebration. No tickets necessary for this free event!

Those planning to attend should bring mats, blankets, and/or low back chairs for lawn sitting. Seats will be available for kunpuna. Na Palapalai merchandise will be available for purchase including shirts, CDs, and jewelry!

Food and beverages also available to purchase from food trucks such as Three’s Bar & Grill, Kalei’s Lunch Wagon, Just Put In, and Tutti Frutti.

Show time is scheduled for 7:00 pm with gates opening at 6:00 pm. Bring family and friends to a fun musical evening!

Reminder: Maui Film Festival

Reminder, the Maui Film Festival begins tomorrow! The festival is one of Maui’s premier events held at various locations throughout Maui including the Wailea Resort and the Celestial Cinema.

In the evening during the festival, a culinary event is held. The launch party takes place at the Grand Wailea Wednesday, June 12th with the Taste of Summer. Guests must be 21 and over to attend. Cocktails will be paired with with tastey bites! Purchasing tickets to Taste of Summer also grants you access for back to back premieres that evening.

Taste of Chocolate is held at the Four Seasons Resort on Thursday, June 13th. This is a dress to impress event for guests 21 and over that is all about delicious sweet treats! Tickets for Taste of Chocolate also includes two premiere’s plus activities at the Celestial Cinema that evening.

Taste of Wailea on Saturday June 15th, is the best of the best from Wailea chef’s and is held at the Wailea Golf Academy. Chef’s will be serving up their mouthwatering specialties. This is also a 21 and over event that will include two premier admission tickets at Celestial Cinema for that evening.

The movies playing during the festival at Celestial Cinema include True Hawaii, The Magic Beneath Us, Stuffed, Wild Rose, Bottom Of The 9th, The Farewell, Pavarotti, Paige, This Excellent Life, and Echo In The Canyon. Playing at Castle Theater are One, Gay Chorus Deep South, Becoming Nobody, Cracked Up, Well Groomed, CRSHD, Botero, and We Rise Up.

Check to see if ticket options are still available for this premiere event!

This Saturday June 1st Maui Livestock and Ag Festival!

THIS SATURDAY

COME EXPERIENCE MAUI’S 12TH ANNUAL  4-H  Maui Livestock and Ag Festival

Located @ the War Memorial Complex in Wailuku.

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Admission Free; parking $5.00

Hosted by the Maui County Farm Bureau in partnership with Maui County’s Office of Economic Development. Come support the children!

Lana’i 5th Friday Event

This Friday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm the town party will be held in Lana’i at Dole Park. A special late night ferry is set up for those coming from Maui to enjoy the evening festivities.

Vendors and various entertainment will be found throughout DolePark. Storefront parking will be blocked off beginning at 3:00 pm.

Chef Ivan Pahk will provide a food demonstration. Food vendors include Blue Gingers, Four Seasons Food Truck, No Ka Oi Grinds, Cafe 565, I LOVE Tacos, and many others! Live music includes Joel Katz performing on the Dole Park Stage. Free faceprinting at the Lanai Art Center, and free Henna’s at Mike Carroll Gallery.

Maui residents and visitors are encouraged to attend and support the local businesses of Lana’i!

Maui Matsuri Festival

The Maui Matsuri Festival is being held at the UH Maui College in Kahului on Saturday, May 25th, from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm. This is the only Japanese festival held on Maui and is run by volunteers. The UH Maui campus will be transformed into a Japanese village.

During the event, the Maui Matsuri Business award will be presented to the business that has shown the most support for the Japanese culture on Maui. Entertainment includes various taiko groups, martial arts demonstrations, and traditional Japanese dancing.

For those with a competitive streak, there will be games and contests to participate in. Video gaming, an eating contest, cosplay, along with manga and arts. Plenty of food vendors providing a wide variety of Japanese eats will be available throughout the campus. The Kokomo (Children) corner will have activities for kids of all ages to participate in.

This is a free event with $5 parking available.