Friday September 15th is 3rd Friday in Makawao! This free community event will run from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Live music and entertainment will be taking place throughout the night. Food can be found in one of many Makawao Restaurants, or check out the pop up food court that will be set up along Baldwin Avenue. The Maui Fridays website has information on this event including musical guests and parking locations!
On Saturday September 16th the Pailolo Challenge race will be taking place starting at DT Fleming Beach and concluding at Kaunakakai, Moloka’i. This 26 mile race draws paddlers from not only Hawaii, but Canada and Australia as well. Opening ceremonies for this event will start at 7:30 am. Multiple competitive classes will be participating in this event. Come out and cheer on your favorite canoe. You can view more information via the Paiolo website here.
Also taking place on Saturday September 16th, ocean lovers will gather at Po’olenalena Beach Park for International Coast Clean Up. All supplies including gloves and buckets will be provided. The first 50 volunteers will receive a free lunch. Please bring your own water in a reusable water container. The cleanup will take place from 8:30 am to 11:00 am. The Hawaii Paddle Sports website has instructions for all those looking to volunteer.
Enjoy the remainder of you week and have a great weekend!
This Saturday July 1st the annual Makawao Rodeo Parade will be taking place. The parade is scheduled to start at 9:00 am. This annual event takes place each year the Saturday before 4th of July! This year events will also include face painting, Makawao merchant window decorating contest, crafts, and the annual rummage sale. Parking will be available at the Oskie Rice Arena with free shuttle rides from 7:00 am to 1:30 pm. Don’t forget the Chili Cookoff from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm! Attendees will be the judge for Best Chili! And burgers for the not chili people with the affordable list of backyard grills people bring.
Lahaina Town has events throughout the day to help you celebrate the 4th of July! The day will kick off with the Maui Crafters event located at Banyan Tree Park starting at 9:00 am. Banyan Tree Park will also have live music and entertainment throughout the day. Front Street will have face painters, magicians, the classic car showcase, and balloon twisters from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Fireworks are scheduled to begin at 8:00 pm! Don’t forget to purchase your 4th of July t-shirt for $20 at the Lahaina Visitors Center. More information via the Visit Lahaina website here.
Friday’s weekly town party will take place this Friday February 10th in Lahaina from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm! Come enjoy local art along with complimentary refreshments. Concerts in Campbell Park by Maui Jam from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm and by Arlie Asiu from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Lots of restaurant specials Friday night as well. View participating restaurants and more information for Friday nights event via the Maui Fridays website.
The First Annual Pickleball Tournament will be this Saturday February 11 with the clinic starting at 8:45 am. Tournament registration to begin at 10:45 am and tournament start time is scheduled for 11:00 am. This event, hosted by the Maui County Parks and Recreation Department, will provide paddles for participants who don’t have one. More information including participant waivers available here.
Casanova’s in Makawao is hosting Upcountry Sundays Acoustic Style presented by Mana’o Radio this Sunday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Featured artist include Matt Del Olmo Band, Xander Hitzig, and Thomas Earl. Cost is $7.00 at the door. Proceeds to benefit Mana’o Radio. Event information available via the Mana’o Radio website here.
Friday December 16th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm its Makawao 3rd Friday! This Friday come enjoy the street party and some holiday specials! Halo salon will be offering $20 haircuts, Bootzie will be showing their new fall line with a discount for the evening, and Monkeypod Art Studio will be having craft activities in the kieki zone. Music, food, and line dancing will also be happening throughout the evening. For more information visit the Maui Fridays website.
Moonlit movies at Sugar Beach Events presents a free screening of ‘National Lampoons Christmas Vacation’ this Saturday December 17th! Doors open at 6:00 pm and the movie will begin at 6:30 pm. Popcorn, food, and drinks will be available for purchase. Be sure to bring a beach chair and blanket! Please bring a toy to benefit the Toys for Tots program helping children in need this year have a wonderful holiday. More information including food menu and pricing available here.
Rebelution-the Falling into Place Hawaii Tour-with special guests Pepper and New Kingston is this Sunday December 18th at the Yokouchi Pavillion & Courtyard. Show starts at 6:00 pm and gates will open at 4:30 pm. The California reggae band has recorded 11 new tracks coming off their #1 Billboard Reggae hit Count Me In. Food items will also be available for purchase. To view more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Maui Arts website.
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.