Hai’ku Ho’olaule’a & Flower Festival

This Saturday, April 27th at the Haiku Elementary School, the 26th Annual Haiku Ho’olaule’a and Flower Festival will be happening. The festival will benefit Ha’iku Elementary School, Haiku Community Association and Boys & Girls Club. This event is free from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm!

A new interactive Keiki Zone with games, activities, and newly added Digital Bus Maui plus a Mobile Science and Technology Education Library for a hands on adventure! Carnival games and face painting guarantee there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Live music from talented local performers will be playing throughout the day. Food trucks from all over Maui will be serving popular food dishes. Maui’s largest silent auction will provide you with great deals and gift certificates! Come enjoy this family friendly event while supporting the keiki of Haiku!

 

Humpback Migration Celebration

In Lahaina this weekend both Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm the Whale and Ocean Arts Festival will take place at Banyan Tree. Lots of activities for the entire family including art contest and keiki activities, lei making, and whale research groups on hand offering free education. Marine themed art will be available at the festival for purchase.

This free event will also include live entertainment! Great way to welcome the Whales and enjoy local culture!

Events This Weekend

Start your weekend off with Makawao Third Friday Town Party taking place this Friday November 18th.  This event will take place from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  The theme for this Friday is Fall Jubilee.  Live music, restaurant pop-up food court, and Keiki Zone will all be happening.  Participating Makawao stores will be hosting their in store silent auctions for those interested in bidding.  There will be no road closure for this FREE event.  More information available here.

The Dover Quartet will be performing Saturday November 19th starting at 7:30 pm at the McCoy Studio Theater in Kahului.  The Dover Quartet is one of the most popular ensembles worldwide.  The Quartet was formed in 2008 at the Curtis Institute of Music and was the first ever in residence quartet. Recently referred to as the young American string quarter of the moment by The New Yorker, tickets available for purchase via Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

Sunday November 20th join in the clean up effort of Maui’s reefs. Hosted by Trilogy Excursions, volunteers are asked to contribute $30 to be donated to select non profit groups.  Check in begins at 8:30 am in Lahaina Harbor.  The trip will run from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Lunch as well as refreshments will be provided. Sail Trilogy has more information on upcoming clean up dates as well as how to sign up.

Enjoy the remainder of your week and weekend!

~Events This Weekend~

Kick-off your Halloween weekend starting with the Annual Halloween Carnival at Maui Mall this Friday October 28th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  Keiki will enjoy games, crafts, prizes, and a costume contest.  Pets are welcome to participate in their own costume contest (pre-registration required for pets). This event will be hosted by Native 92.5 Dane Patao with celebrity guests judges Charly & Ed from the morning show on 99.9 Kiss.  More information available via the events Facebook page here.

On Saturday October 29th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, the Maui Filipino Community Council is hosting its very first Masquerade Ball!  Come celebrate with music, dancing, a costume contest, and delicious Filipino cuisine.  $30.00 ticket pricing that will include dinner!  Attire for this event is formal with a the theme colors being black and gold.  More information available here.

Happening all weekend from October 28th thru October 30th, the Hyatt Regency Maui Haunted House!  This event has taken place for over 10 years!  All proceeds from this event will benefit the Charity Walk 2017.  The Haunted House is located across from the Japengo entrance and will be open from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Tickets are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children.  Visit the Maui Hyatt Regency website for more information.

Enjoy the remainder of your week and have a safe and fun filled Halloween!

Upcoming Events

One of the best things about Maui is there are lots of events happening weekly. With so many things to do, it’s definitely hard to choose just one!  Here are a few options for the upcoming week.

The Mui Nui Farm Farmers Market located in Kula runs every Thursday-Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The 40 acre farm is known for delicious produce.  Zucchini, avocados, bananas, and squash are just a few of the crops grown here.  If you don’t have a chance to make it out to the farm, produce is sold on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm at TJ’s Oriental Food Mart.  To learn more about the farm, including catering and tours, visit the Maui Nui Farm website.

Makawao Friday Town Party is every third Friday.  Happening this Friday, the theme is “Summer Lovin”.  Music on the main stage will be performed by local band Kanekoa.  The Keiki Zone will have pony rides, henna tattoos, balloon animals, and face painting.  Enjoy foods from Makawao award-winning restaurants.  For more information on events, and parking visit the Makawao Third Friday Facebook page here.

On Saturday the Maui Comedy Festival presents comedian Tim Barry.  Tim Barry has made stand up appearances on shows such as David Letterman, Late Night with Conan, and Jimmy Kimmel Live just to name a few.  Event location is at Charley’s Saloon & Restaurant in Paia with a ticket cost of $20.00.  You can purchase your tickets online, and view upcoming comedy events via the Maui Comedy Festival website here.

Shop and help out a good cause!  Every Sunday from June 7th through September 6th The Outlets of Maui in Lahaina present Summer Block Party for the Make-A-Wish Hawaii.  Sidewalk sales, Happy Hour pricing at Hard Rock Cafe, plus entertainment will be had at this free event.  Come to the Outlets on Front Street from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.