Community Calendar - Maui County

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celebrating excellence in Hawai`i's cultural and educational institutions,
including the University of Hawai`i at Manoa. 

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Art Exhibits
Deadlines
Ongoing Community Needs
 Ongoing Weekly Events

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Wednesday, January 15

Music

  • George Kahumoku's Slack Key Show welcomes the Rev. Dennis Kamakahi  at 7:30 pm in the Na Pili Kai Beach Resort. www.slackkey.com

 


Thursday, January 16

Event

  • The Intergalactic Nemesis Book Two is for the kid in everyone! A live-action graphic novel that’s a mash-up of a radio play and comic book. The artwork is projected panel-by-panel on a huge screen while three actors voice all the characters, one Foley Artist creates hundreds of sound effects, and a keyboardist performs the score. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Castle Theater. www.mauiarts.org

 

Friday, January 17

Music

  • The music of HAPA (Barry Flanagan and Ron Kuala`au) evokes a sound of passion, beauty and serenity found in the exhilarating vocals and innovative guitar performances. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Yokouchi Pavilion. www.mauiarts.org

Saturday, January 18

Dance

  • Hālau O Kekuhi presents the hula performance “Hi‘iakaikano‘eau,”  which delves into the creative center of the Hawai'i sense of practical beauty by recreating occupational images and messages from mele. The hula reincarnates the wisdom of our kupuna in making things both useful and beautiful through the poetry of movement. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Castle Theater. www.mauiarts.org

Sunday, January 19

Music

  • Broadway stars Joan Hess and Kirby Ward bring their thrilling "Dancing and Romancing" program to the Maui Pops.  This tribute to the 1930's features the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, and George Gershwin, and brings you a program of song and dance inspired by Fred and Ginger.  The Pops Orchestra will be in full swing, and will also perform a few of its own Broadway favorites. Showtime is 3 pm in the Castle Theater. www.mauiarts.org

Lecture

  • A symposium entitled “The Kapa Maker’s Journey includes a discussion on the history, cultural values, botanical knowledge and future of Hawaiian kapa. There will be demonstrations by Solomon Apio and the Maui Kapa Hui. It’s at 1 pm in the McCoy Studio Theater. www.mauiarts.org

 


 

Monday, January 20

Event

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March begins with opening ceremonies at 8:30 am with Mayor Alan Arakawa at the Stone of Hope Monument, 200 High Street in Wailuku. The march starts at 9 and heads down Main Street to Market Street & Vineyard to Wailuku Banyan Tree Park. Tributes, speakers and a music program follow. www.africanamericansonmaui.com

Wednesday, January 22

Music

  • George Kahumoku's Slack Key Show welcomes the trio Waipuna  at 7:30 pm in the Na Pili Kai Beach Resort. www.slackkey.com

Thursday, January 23

Music

  • Since her stage debut at the age of ten in Alaska, Halie Loren has gone on to become one of the finest young jazz singers of her generation, wowing and wooing audiences with her intimate performances. Halie’s voice has been compared to greats like Peggy Lee and Diana Krall. See her tonight at 7:30 pm in the Castle Theater. www.mauiarts.org

Friday, January 24

Music

  • The trio Los Lonely Boys are on the international map, with their infectious blend of pop-rock, Texas blues, “brown-eyed soul”, country and Tejano. See them tonight at 7:30 pm in the Castle Theater at 7:30 pm. www.mauiarts.org

 


 

Saturday, January 25

Music

  • The pride of Zimbabwe, Oliver Mtukudzi is one of the most powerful creative forces to emerge in the Afro-pop scene in the last three decades. “Tuku,” as he is known, is gifted with a deep and gusty voice, plus a talent for writing songs that reflect on the daily life and struggles of his people. With a dance floor!  Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Castle Theater. www.mauiarts.org

 


 

Sunday, January 26

Films

  • “The Haumāna” is a narrative feature film about the charismatic host of a cheesy tourist show in Waikīkī who is appointed to lead a high school boys' hula group in a traditional performance. He becomes as much a student as a teacher when, through instructing them, he reconnects with the culture he had previously abandoned. Showtime is 3 pm in the Castle Theater. www.mauiarts.org

Event

  • Maui’s 12th Annual “Art of Aloha” takes place at Lahaina Galleries (Shops at Wailea). Welcome ten of the most captivating artists from around the world from 1 to 4 pm. More info call:  808-874-8583 or www.lahainagalleries.com  Artists attending: Aldo Luongo, Robert Bissell, Dario Campanile, Bugagiar Twins, Lyle Sopel, Ronaldo Macedo, Michael Talbot, Gil Bruvel, Yankel Ginzburg .

Wednesday, January 29

Music

  • George Kahumoku's Slack Key Show welcomes Jeff Peterson and Nathan Aweau at 7:30 pm in the Na Pili Kai Beach Resort. www.slackkey.com

Friday, January 31

Music

  • Mark Yamanaka’s talent was nurtured from a young age by kumu hula Johnny Lum Ho. Mark’s soaring voice is perfectly suited for the specialized art form of falsetto. He takes the stage of the McCoy Studio Theater tonight at 7:30 pm. www.mauiarts.org

 


 

Friday, February 14

Event

  • Learn about whales from top international scientists, photographers and conservationists. Whale Tales 2014 features presentations, receptions and benefit whale watches. Presentations on Saturday and Sunday are free and open to the public. It’s In the Maui Theatre in Lahaina. WhaleTrustMaui.org,

 


 

Saturday, February 15

Event

  • Learn about whales from top international scientists, photographers and conservationists. Whale Tales 2014 features presentations, receptions and benefit whale watches. Presentations today and tomorrow are free and open to the public. It’s In the Maui Theatre in Lahaina. WhaleTrustMaui.org,

 


 

Sunday, February 16

Event

  • Learn about whales from top international scientists, photographers and conservationists. Whale Tales 2014 features presentations, receptions and benefit whale watches. Presentations today are free and open to the public. It’s In the Maui Theatre in Lahaina. WhaleTrustMaui.org,

 


 

Monday, February 17

Event

  • Learn about whales from top international scientists, photographers and conservationists. Whale Tales 2014 features presentations, receptions and benefit whale watches. It’s In the Maui Theatre in Lahaina. WhaleTrustMaui.org,

Art Exhibits

  • TODAY THROUGH JANUARY 28: Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao (3620 Baldwin Ave.) presents the exhibit Color + Form featuring four artists: Jazz Glickenhaus, Diana Lehr, Karuna Santoro and Ian Tremewen. Gallery hours are 10:30 am to 5 pm daily. 572-5979
  • JANUARY 21 THROUGH MARCH 9: Schaefer International Gallery presents Mōhala Hou Ke KapaKapa Blossoms Anew. This invitational exhibition will feature a select group of 28 kapa practitioners from Hawai‘i and California, whose work involves both traditional and non-traditional use of materials and techniques in kapa-making. Hours are Tuesday – Sunday 10am - 5 pm. FREE. www.mauiarts.org

Deadlines

  • FEBRUARY 28, 2014: Kupu's Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps is now accepting applications for its seven-week 2014 summer Gateway Program. Positions are open for team members, ages 17 to 20, and team leaders, ages 21 and up.  Participants will gain work experience, environmental knowledge, an educational award, and a chance to earn college credits. Leaders also receive a living allowance. To apply or to learn more, visit www.kupuhawaii.org. Hurry--the deadline to apply is February 28, 2014.

Ongoing Weekly Events

MONDAY

  • Swing Maui, Maui's Lindy Hop and Swing Dance Scene, offers weekly group classes in Swing & Lindy Hop dancing. Classes are held from 7 to 10 pm in the Open Room at Kenolio Park, Kihei. Social dancing before, between and after classes. Visit swingmaui.org. (9/17/12)

TUESDAY

  • Grand Wailea resort is home to the largest private corporate art collection in the Hawaiian Islands. Art lovers are welcome to take a tour of its outdoor museum. The complimentary tour starts at NaPua Gallery on the fourth floor of Grand Wailea at 10 a.m.  Parking will be validated for tour participants. (6/21/12)
  • Phil and Angela Benoit perform in Merriman’s Kapalua from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. 669-6400
  • Randall Rospond entertains at Beach Bums in Ma`alaea from 5 to 8 pm. (11/19/12)
  • The Napili Kai Foundation presents the Keiki Polynesian Show at the Napili Kai Resort from 5:30 to 6:15 pm.  Call 669-6271 for reservations. (9/8/10)

  • Cool Cat Cafe in Lahaina (658 Front St. #160) offers live music nightly from a variety of artists. www.coolcatcafe.com (7/25/12)

WEDNESDAY

  • Randall Rospond plays at Stella Blues in Kihei from 4 to 6 pm. 874-3779 (11/19/12)
  • Cool Cat Cafe in Lahaina (658 Front St. #160) offers live music nightly from a variety of artists. www.coolcatcfe.com (7/25/12)

THURSDAY

  • Grace Church in Pukalani offers Israeli folk dancing 6 to 8 pm. All ages and levels welcome. For more information call Dan at 280-1051. (06/15/11)
  • Phil and Angela Benoit perform from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Moana's Bakery & Cafe in Pa`ia. www.benoitjazzworks.com. (12/26/11)
  • Cool Cat Cafe in Lahaina (658 Front St. #160) offers live music nightly from a variety of artists. www.coolcatcafe.com (7/25/12)
  • EVERY FIRST THURSDAY: Randall Rospond plays solo from 6:30 to 9:30 pm at The Flatbread Co. in Paia. 214-6164. (8/4/11)

FRIDAY

  • Monkeypod Kitchen in Wailea features live music by Alika from 4 to 6 and 7 to 9 pm. www.monkeypodkitchen.com  (10/16/13)
  • Phil and Angela Benoit perform in Maui Coast Hotel’s `Ami `Ami Bar & Grill from 6:30 to 9 pm. 875-7599 (10/16/13)
  • Randall Rospond plays solo at the Tiki Lounge in Kihei from 4 to 6 pm. 874-6444 (11/19/12)

  • Louise Lambert Jazz Trio plays swinging jazz and R&B at Three's Bar and Grill (1945 South Kihei Rd.) from 7:30 to 10:30 pm. 879-3133 (8/26/13)
  • Cool Cat Cafe in Lahaina (658 Front St. #160) offers live music nightly from a variety of artists. www.coolcatcafe.com (7/25/12)

SATURDAY

  • Louise Lambert and Kenny Geiser play "Saturday Night Blues" from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at Rita's Steak & Seafood House, 1945 South Kihei Rd. 442-2995. (9/23/13)
  • Soul Kitchen performs every Saturday night at Mulligan’s on the Blue in Wailea from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. (11/22/13)
  • Monkeypod Kitchen in Wailea features live music by Randall Rospond from 4 to 6 and 7 to 9 pm. www.monkeypodkitchen.com  (10/16/13)
  • Phil and Angela Benoit perform in Maui Coast Hotel’s `Ami `Ami Bar & Grill from 6:30 to 9 pm. 875-7599 (10/16/13)
  • The Pa`ia Oceanfront Movie Theater features family films, Hawaiian and surf movies, documentaries, live music and more. It’s from 6 to 9 pm at Johnny B’s. 579-9790. (11/5/12)
  • Cool Cat Cafe in Lahaina (658 Front St. #160) offers live music nightly from a variety of artists. www.coolcatcafe.com (7/25/12)

SUNDAY

  • Monkeypod Kitchen in Wailea features live music by Levi from 4 to 6 and Kilohana from 7 to 9 pm. www.monkeypodkitchen.com  (10/16/13) 
  • The Grace Church school cafeteria in Pukalani offers Israeli folk dancing from 4 to 6 pm. All ages and levels welcome. For more information call Dan at 280-1051. (06/15/11)

  • Na `Ohana Hoaloha performs at Coffees of Hawai‘i in Kualapu’u, Moloka`i from 3 to 5 pm.  It is free and open to the public.  The performance includes traditional Hawaiian music and hula.  Audience participation is encouraged. (9/25/12)
  • Cool Cat Cafe in Lahaina (658 Front St. #160) offers live music nightly from a variety of artists. www.coolcatcafe.com (7/25/12)
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