Royal High Tea Fundraiser Raises $25,000

Maui Cancer Wellness Retreats hosted its first Royal High Tea Fundraiser at Lona Ridge in Wailuku on April 28. The event raised $25,000! This will provide scholarships to 30 cancer survivors to attend the wellness retreat September 20th to September 22nd at Napili Kai Resort.

The 90 guests that were in attendance participated in both a live and silent auction. Entertainment was provided by a harpist and violinist, with the food menu prepared by chef Bev Gannon. Owner of Lona Ridge estate, Leona Wilson, donated the venue for the event.

The retreats are a way to help cancer survivors rejuvenate and focus on wellness and healing. The Maui Cancer Wellness Retreats is a non-profit organization that has been serving Maui County for over 20 years.

Congratulations on the success of your inaugural fundraising event!

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!

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Renewable Energy Forum

On June 26th, located at the J. Walter Cameron Center Auditorium, officials will be discussing how Maui can be powered 100% renewable energy. Maui Electric Co., Maui Tomorrow and the Sierra Club will be discussing how to make this a reality at the event titled “100% Renewable Energy: What Will Maui Look Like?”.

Maui reached 38% renewable energy production back in 2018. Over the goal of 30% by 2020. Panelists will discuss and share what can be done to work toward the 100% renewable energy goal by 2045. The need is for carbon-neutral power, and technology that includes solar and wind.

Light refreshments will be served at 5:30 pm prior to the 6:00 pm start time. This is a free event that is open to the public.

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!