Maui Arts & Entertainment

Willie K Makes Holiday Visit With Isle Inmates

December 18, 2009, 5:53 PM HST
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Photo courtesy of Maui Arts & Cultural Center

Photo courtesy of Maui Arts & Cultural Center

Island entertainer, Willie K made a holiday visit to the Maui County Correctional Center on Wednesday afternoon.  The visit was part of the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Artist in the Community Program. During his visit, Willie K performed popular songs and Christmas carols for the inmates.  He also shared stories of personal struggle, perseverance, and ultimately the positive outcomes that resulted.

Willie K is scheduled to perform at the MACC’s Castle Theater on Saturday December 19 at 7:30 p.m. with special guests, the Maui Pops Orchestra, jazz vocalist, Pauline Wilson, and television personality, Emme Tomimbang.

After Willie’s holiday show, the MACC will donate the fresh Douglas fir Christmas trees that decorate the stage to seven Maui-based nonprofit organizations, including:  Aloha House, Maui Youth & Family Services, Women Helping Women, Hui O Wa’a Kaulua, J. Walter Cameron Center and the Queen Lili’uokalani Children’s Center.

(Photo courtesy of Maui Arts & Cultural Center)

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