Chinese Moon Festival

This Saturday, September 22nd from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm the Chinese Moon Festival will be taking place in Lahaina at the Wing Ho Museum and Cookhouse on Front Street!

Colorful lanterns, tea, traditional music and cultural activities the entire family can enjoy will be taking place throughout the evening. Local artists will be on hand demonstrating painting of the moon. Traditional ribbon dancing and historical talks of the moon festival will also be taking place.

Chinese food will be available to purchase during the event along with moon cakes. This is a free event! Bring the family!

How Maui Was Affected By Hurricane Lane

People have been curious and watching from all over the world during the hurricane that occurred here in Hawaii starting last week. Broker, Realtor Clint Hansen has put together this video that includes drone coverages of Hurricane Lane. Please take the time to watch. There are several ways you may be able to help those in need. Type “Lahaina Strong Fundraiser” in the search bar on Facebook for more information. Mahalo to the many people who have been watching our beach cam and sending prayers and well wishes. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Brackets Up For Maui Jim Maui Invitational!

Brackets were revealed yesterday for the November 19th through November 21st 35th annual Maui Jim Maui Invitational tournament. Games are played at the Lahaina Civic Center. Many coaches feel this tournament sets the tone for the season. All games are expected to be televised on various ESPN networks.

This years teams are considered possibly the hardest competition yet. They include Arizona, Auburn, Duke, Gonzaga, Illinois, Iowa State, San Diego State, and Xavier. Those teams that have participated in past Maui Jim Invitationals have gone on to win 67 of the 78 NCAA Division 1 Basketball Championships.

Tickets are expected to go on sale August 8th. For more information on the tournament including tickets and brackets, visit the Maui Invitational webpage here.

July 26th Hawaiian Music Series!

Kuaola is this month’s musical guest for Hawaiian Music Series. This Thursday, July 26th they will be performing from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm on the front lawn of the Baldwin Home Museum located at the corner of Dickenson and Front Streets.

The Kuaola trio have been playing together since 2016. Members are Kalani Librando-Souza, Nalu Robinson, and Shem (Kema) Kahawaii. They perform regularly at the Queen Ka’ahumanu center as well as at community events and festivals.

This event is sponsored by the Hawaii Tourism Authority and the County of Maui Office of Economic Development. Your attendance and support is greatly appreciated!

Friday’s Town Party

This Friday the 13th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Lahaina 2nd Friday will be taking place on Front Street. 5 blocks will be participating!

Campbell Park will have live music. Scheduled to perform from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm will be Maui Jim and from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Micah Ganiron will take the stage. Surfside Pizza will be celebrating their Grand Opening with live music and of course pizza!

This is a free event with fun for the entire family! So many restaurants and stores are participating! View the entire list via the Maui Fridays website here.