World Whale Film Festival

The annual World Whale Film Festival is taking place tomorrow, Friday February 8th at the Iao Theater in Wailuku. The event time is from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The theme for 2019 is “inspiring ocean health through waves of change.”

Beginning at 5:00 pm informational booths will be on hand in the courtyard next to the theater. Those interested in eating beforehand can dine at HI Thai Food Truck. Event guests will receive a 20% discount.

Doors will open at 5:30 pm with the film scheduled to start at 6:15 pm. Intermission with snacks available for purchase will be at 7:30 pm. Upon the film’s conclusion at 9:00 pm, Wai Bar is hosting a private festival social for those who attended the film.

Wailuku Town Friday Party

Tomorrow, Friday February 1st, is the Wailuku First Friday party from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. This event takes place along Market Street. Street closure starts at 5:30 pm. Free parking is available at the Maui Medical Center parking lot.

Live musical entertainment provided by Kuala, Luna Overdrive, Gene Argel, Johnny Z, Mark Johnson Live Funk and Jazz, The Goods with DJ Boomshot, DJ Carone, and Jay P. Magical act The Magic of Kamishibai will have two free showings at Mapa Warehouse on Main Street.

Local restaurants include Gianotto’s Pizza, 808 On Main, Saigon Cafe, Kings BBQ plus many more! Enjoy craft booths from local artisans! This is a great free family event that also supports the community!

Wailuku 1st Friday January 4th

Happening this Friday January 4th, its 1st Friday in Wailuku on Market Street! Street closures will begin at 5:30, with the event running from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Live entertainment provided by Leo Mana and Nevah Too Late. Handmade crafts from local artisans will be showcased. Food from restaurants including Gianotto’s Pizza, 808 on Main, Asian Star, King’s BBQ and many others to choose from!

Free parking available at the Maui Medical Group lot. This is a free family friendly event and a great way to support the local community!

Wailuku First Friday Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Friday June 1st starting at 6:00 pm its Wailuku First Friday! This free event will take place on Market Street. Market Street will close at 5:30 pm. Maui Medical Group offers free parking for this event.

At this family friendly event, you can expect live music and entertainment. Also on hand will be classic cars, and works from Maui photographer Drew Sulock. Some good eats from Gianotto’s Pizza, 808 On Main, Saigon Cafe, Wailuku Coffee Co., among many others!

This is a fun way to support the community! Come out and enjoy!

Outstanding Older American Awards

Maui County has named two citizens for their 2018 Outstanding Older American Award. Congratulations to Clara Felix of Kihei and William Kinaka of Wailuku.

Clara has been a dedicated volunteer for the past 15 years. She has volunteered for such organizations as Pacific Whale Foundation, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, and the National Kidney Foundation among many others!

William has been a volunteer for the past 39 years. He has been a volunteer to such organizations as Boy Scouts of America, Maui Adult Day Care Centers, Maui Judicial Court System, and Bank of Hawaii just to name a few.

This award is part of the May Older Americans celebration. The awards ceremony was on May 10th. Congratulations again to you both!