Maui Arts & Entertainment

Weekend Round-Up: Recalling Hawaii, Anuhea, Summer Break

June 1, 2012, 9:10 PM HST
* Updated June 4, 11:50 AM
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By Madeline Ziecker

Roselle Keli'ihonipua Bailey holding a rehearsal with her "Recalling Hawaii" performers.Photo by Madeline Ziecker.

Recalling Hawaii Saturday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the MACC. Adult tickets are $25/advance and $30 on show day. Keiki tickets are $15/advance and $20 show day.

On Saturday, June 2 at 6:30 at the MACC, Maui gets the chance to experience real hula at its best in “Recalling Hawaii,” an international multimedia chronicle of Hawaiian history through hula, mele, and oli.

The show is directed by acclaimed kumu and visionary Roselle Keli’ihonipua Bailey, who has traveled to Europe and beyond sharing the captivating art of hula. The production features an international cast of nearly 80 dancers, chanters, musicians and actors who range from ages 3 to 70.

Tickets can be purchased by calling the MACC Box Office at 242-SHOW or online at


Four Anuhea Shows Saturday, June 2 at Stella Blues in Kihei. The early show starts at 6:15 p.m. and  the later show is at 9:15 p.m. Tickets are $30 for each show; to have four-course dinner at 5 or 8 p.m. before either show, tickets are $60. 

Anuhea. Courtesy photo.


Successful island songstress Anuhea plays two at Stellas to celebrate the start of summer, bringing her  folky island style and sweet melodies back home to Maui for the second night in a row.

Summer Sound Wave Saturday, June 2 at 10 p.m. at Casanova in Makwao. Entrance is $5.

Kick off the summer upcountry style withDJ’s Kurt and Trvr in three styles: dub-step, house and hip-hop.


Maui Huliau Film Festival Saturday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Iao Theater in Wailuku. Tickets are $5 for youth, $12 general, and $25 VIP. 

A group photo of members of the Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club. Courtesy photo.

Local non-profit Maui Huliau Foundation (MHF) presents an environmental film festival that showcases 6 short films made during the previous school year by students from 8 Maui schools.

Students share their documentary, educational fiction, and claymation films that focus on themes of environmental awareness

MojoMana Live Saturday, June 2 at 10 p.m. at Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon in Paia. Entrance is $10.

Maui-based island-rock band Mojomana brings their electric energy to Charley’s stage for something a little “out of the norm,” in a good way.


Buddha’s Birthday Celebration Saturday, June 2 – Monday, June 4 at the Maui Dharma Center in Paia.

Maui Dharma Center in Paia. Courtesy photo.

Lama Gyaltsen and special guests join for prayers, offerings, and dedications honoring the historical Buddha Guatama’s life from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday evenings.

For Monday’s full moon, all are welcome to attend a community gathering and offering of 108 lotus lights from 6:30-8 p.m.

Manao Radio Upcountry Acoustic Sunday, June 3 from 2-5 p.m. at Casanova’s in Makawao. Entrance is $7 donation

Manao Radio hosts an upcountry acoustic session, traditional Hawaiian style. Some of the station’s best musicians join in on the afternoon jam, including Eddie Tanaka, Keaolani, Pamela Polland, and Kawika Ortiz.

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