Maui Arts & Entertainment

Wassup This Weekend: Thursday to Tuesday, Aug. 20–25

August 20, 2015, 12:44 PM HST
* Updated August 23, 6:17 AM
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By Maui Now Staff

Wondering what to do this weekend? Maui Now has compiled a chronological listing of some of the island’s best events scheduled from Thursday through Tuesday, Aug. 20 through 25.

Look for this information no later than every Thursday afternoon.

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Friday, Aug. 21


Relish Oceanside Restaurant on Ka'anapali Beach Aloha Friday Beach BBQ - Relish Oceanside? First-ever Beachside BBQ at Westin Embraces Aloha Friday
Kā‘anapali • Westin Resort and Spa • 6 to 8 p.m.
The Westin Resort and Spa is hosting the Aloha Friday Beach BBQ this Friday, Aug. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Relish Oceanside restaurant bar.


FridaySunday, Aug. 21–23

evitaAmy Hānaiali‘i Gilliom to Star in MAPA’s ‘EVITA’
Kahului • The MACC 
Aug 21, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug 22, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug 23, 2 p.m. with post-show Q&A
MAPA LIVE will present EVITA, starring Amy Hānaiali‘i Gilliom, during two weekends—Aug. 21–23 and 28–30, at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

Saturday, Aug. 22


Bike Ride on Airport Access Road. (8.4.2015) Photo credit: County of Maui.

Kanahā Bike Rides Planned on Aug. 22
Kahului  Kanahā Beach Park • 10 a.m.
The ride on Aug. 22 is the Maui Bicycling League’s first monthly ride. The group plans to host a ride each month based on feedback it receives from participants. The rides will start at 10 a.m. at the gate at the end of Amala Place near the last entrance to Kanahā Beach Park in Kahului.  (Parking and restrooms are located at Kanahā Beach Park).

TriLanai city runTriLāna‘i City Run
Lāna‘i City • Lāna‘i City 
The 5th Annual TriLāna‘i City Run kicks off the fall season on Aug. 22. This popular community event offers runners and walkers of all ages a virtually traffic-free course through historic Lāna‘i City. Participants can choose the 21k, 10k and 5k courses, as well as a Keiki Run around the perimeter of Dole Park. Register by Aug. 22. The fee is $50 for participants age 20 and older, $30 for participants under 20 and $20 for the Keiki Run.

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? Market Maui by Capische Farm-to-Table Sunset Sampling Cruise
Kai Kanani behind the Mākena Beach & Golf Resort • 4:45 to 6:45 p.m.
The Market Maui by Capische? will host a five-course sampling of locally sourced farm-to-table island delicacies aboard Kai Kanani’s Sunset Cruise on Saturday, Aug. 22.

Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 22 & 23

kahiau-vida regatta dinsmoor3rd Annual Keith Dinsmoor Trophy Regatta, Aug. 22–23
West Maui Māla Wharf
The event is the largest junior sailing regatta ever to be held in Maui waters and reflects the growth of junior sailing in Hawaiʻi.


Monday, Aug. 24

George_AllanMālama Wao Akua Submission Day is Aug. 24
Makawao • Hui No‘eau
The Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center will collaborate with the East Maui Watershed Partnership to present the Mālama Wao Akua—a fine art exhibition at the hui’s Makawao gallery.

arc 2015-Flatbread-Pizza-Flyer1 Arc of Maui Flatbread Fundraiser Slated for Aug. 25
Pā‘ia • Flatbread Co. • 4 to 10 p.m.
Arc of Maui County will hold its first annual fundraiser at Flatbread Co. in Pā‘ia, on Aug. 25, from 4 to 10 p.m. A percentage of food sales and all proceeds from the silent auction will pay for new recreational and educational equipment for the adult day programs.

Through August

loghi's King-Crab-Legs-and-Pohole-Fern-Tempura- ? Longhi’s Offers 50% New Menu Offerings to Kamaʻāina in August
Lahaina Longhi’s
Longhi’s in Lahaina has unveiled a special menu in its newly-named downstairs dining room, Longhi’s Front Street Kitchen. And this month, locals can try it for half-off.


Tommy Bahama's Smokehouse Burger. Courtesy photo.

? Tommy Bahama Offers Burgers & Brews Special
Wailea  Tommy Bahama • The Shops at Wailea • Through August
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar is paring up gourmet burgers, seasonal produce and locally crafted beer now through mid-August.


Through Oct. 3

Two Cthe macc eventoncurrent Exhibits at Schaefer International Gallery
Kahului • The MACC  • Schaefer International Gallery
Schaefer International Gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center will feature two concurrent exhibits—Lærke Lauta:Unconscious Nature and Mary Babcock:Breaking Ground—from Aug. 2 through Oct. 3.

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