Wondering what to do this weekend? The following is a chronological listing of some of the island’s best events scheduled from Wednesday, Nov. 4, through Monday, Nov. 9 and beyond…
Look for this information no later than every Thursday afternoon.
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Willie K Thursdays
Wailuku · King Kamehameha Golf Club · Dinner at 6:30 p.m. · Show at 8 p.m.
“Willie K and his band will perform in the King Kamehameha Golf Club’s Waikapū Ballroom on Thursday nights. Willie K captivates audiences worldwide with his astounding performances and remarkable array of musical styles. The evenings will begin with a prime rib and seafood buffet. For more information and details, or to make reservations, call (808) 243-1025. Click on link above to read the Maui Now article.
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Mark Twain to Return to Pioneer Inn
Lahaina · Pioneer Inn · 6:30 p.m.
“Maui actor Rick Scheideman will return to the Pioneer Inn in Lahaina as Mark Twain. An Evening with Mark Twain will open with a preview on Oct. 9 and run on Friday nights through Dec. 4. With humor and wisdom, Twain will share aspects of his fascinating life, including his time on Maui. A cash-bar will be provided. A talk story session will immediately following the performance,” MauiNow.com for more info and the rest of the story (click on the link attached).Call (303) 507-0987 or (808) 276-4201 for further information and to make reservations.
Friday, Nov. 6, 7, 13, 14
Kamehameha Drama Club Presents Austen’s ‘Emma!’
Makawao · Kamehameha Schools Maui Campus ·
“Kamehameha Schools Maui Drama Club will present Emma! A Pop Musical by Eric Price on Friday, Nov. 6 and 13, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Keopuolani Hale on the school’s campus. Emma! A Pop Musical, Jane Austen’s classic tale of an aspiring matchmaker who knows what’s best for everyone’s life except her own, is reset in a contemporary coed prep school. Emma’s one goal is to find the best possible boyfriend for her classmate, Harriet. But the art of knowing who likes who is not as easy as it looks. This modern retelling features the hit songs of legendary girl groups and iconic female singers such as Whitney Houston, Cyndi Lauper, Katy Perry, The Supremes, Shania Twain, Sara Bareilles, Avril Lavigne, Paula Abdul, The Ronettes and more,” by MauiNow.com. For more information and to read the rest of the article, click on the link attached.For additional information, contact Camille Romero at 573-7285.
Friday & Saturday, Nov. 6 & 7
2nd Annual Made In Maui County Festival, 2015
Kahului · Maui Arts and Cultural Center (The MACC) · 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
The Made in Maui County Festival is the largest products show in Maui County, featuring over 140 vendors offering a wide variety of made-in-Hawaii products, including food, produce, art, crafts, jewelry, fashion, gifts, collectibles, and more, All in one location—the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Serious shoppers who want a one-day head start can purchase tickets for a special “Shoppers Preview” to be held on Friday, Nov. 6. Tickets are limited, only 500 will be sold to the general public.On Saturday, Nov. 7, the Made in Maui County Festival festivities include demonstrations, a fashion show, food trucks, and prize drawings. The first 2,000 attendees will receive a free Festival tote bag. The Festival is co-presented by the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and the Maui Chamber of Commerce. For more information, visit www.MadeInMauiCountyFestival.com.
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Saturday, Nov. 7
The psyCHO Tour: There’s no I in team, but there’s a CHO in psycho. Comedian Margaret Cho will bring “The Psycho Tour” to the Maui Arts & Cultural Centers Castle Theater. Beginning with her early days on the scene in San Francisco, Cho has always been the agent provocateur of stand up. Never one to shy away from a difficult or “taboo” topics, there is no subject off-limits. Due to adult content, the show is for mature audiences only,” by MauiNow.com. To read the rest of this article or for more information click on the link above. Purchase tickets online or call 808-242-SHOW (7469). The MACC Box Office windows and phone lines are open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 7 & 8
The Maui Bird Conservation Center’s Annual Open House of 2015
Makawao · Maui Bird Conservation Center · Tour Times: 8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon & 2 p.m.
The Maui Bird Conservation Center welcomes you to their Annual Open House of 2015. The Open House will be held Saturday, November 7, and Sunday, November 8, at 2375 Olinda Road in Makawao. MBCC is a non-public facility which focuses on captive breeding and reintroduction of 6 critically endangered species of native Hawaiian birds. These birds are rarely seen in the wild, making the Open House an exclusive event for viewing these magnificent birds and learning about their conservation. Tour times for both days will be 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 noon, and 2:00 pm. Space is limited on all tours so please call the MBCC team at 572-0690 to reserve your spot today!
Sunday, Nov. 8
Holiday Crafts at Kēōkea Marketplace
Kula · Kēōkea Marketplace · 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The inaugural Holiday Crafts at Kēōkea Marketplace event will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 8 and Dec. 13 at mile marker 17 on Kula Highway at Ka‘amana Street, a quarter-mile past Grandma’s Coffeehouse. Homestead caterer Pikake Newhouse will prepare her sellout special pastele for the event. The Christmastide venture will also offer seasonal gift items, stocking stuffers, and fresh produce and plants. To read the rest of the article and for more information click on the link above. For event information and vendor applications, contact Kalena Park at [email protected]
Monday, Nov. 9
Read-Only, One-Night-Only Performance of ‘The Crucible’
Wailuku · ʻĪao Theater · Doors open at 6 p.m. · Show starts at 6:30 p.m.
A volunteer group of actors will present a free performance of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible at the Historic ʻĪao Theater in Wailuku as part of the theater’s One-Night-Only (ONO) series. The play will be performed in a read-only voice format. All parts will be read from the script; the stage will be sparsely set. The play is directed by Jennifer Rose. The play is about 19 men and women and two dogs, who were convicted and hanged for witchcraft in a small village in eastern Massachusetts in 1692.Their bodies were buried in shallow graves but their names were not forgotten. In 1953, Miller’s play opened in New York to tell the story of what has become known as the Salem Witch Trials. While The Crucible is about witchcraft and the tragic consequences of a failed love affair, it is also about much more, which is why the play has become Miller’s most performed. For the rest of the article and for more information click on the link attached.
Friday & Saturday, Nov. 13, 14
Friday, Nov. 13, 14, 15
25th Celebration of Hula O Nā Keiki, Nov. 13–15
Kā‘anapali · Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel
The 25th anniversary celebration of “Hula O Nā Keiki”, Maui’s only children’s hula competition, is set to take place November 13-15, 2015 at the Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel in West Maui. The competition commemorates the art of hula, one of Hawai‘i’s richest traditions, and brings the dance to light through the movement of keiki trained in both modern and ancient forms. Participants ranging in age from five to 17 will compete in their respective categories for both solo and pair titles. There’s also an opportunity to win part of the $13,000 in cash and prizes awarded each year.The competition includes a judge’s interview as well as hula performances in both kahiko (ancient) and ‘auana (modern) dance categories. Dancers are also judged on their proficiency in the Hawaiian language, and the appropriateness of their costume. For more info and to read the entire article and to view more photos, click on the link above. The hotel is offering 25th Anniversary packages and kama‘āina rates for this special weekend. For reservations call 1-800-262-8450 toll-free from the US and Canada, or visit the Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel website.
Saturday, Nov. 14
Through Dec. 20
Saturday, Nov. 14 & 15
Annual Ice Sculpting Competition, Exhibition
Lahaina · Lahaina Cannery Mall · 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Maui’s popular International Ice Sculpting Exhibition and Competition will return to Lahaina Cannery Mall. Artists from Japan and across Hawai‘i will demonstrate amazing skill and technique as they transform ice into art during the two-day event. The ice chips will fly from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, as visiting artists from Japan demonstrate their skills in a freestyle ice-carving exhibition. Pride and prize money are on the line on Sunday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., as artists sculpt huge blocks of ice in a 90-minute, head-to-head competition. The art will be on display throughout the weekend,” by MauiNow.com. For more information and to read the rest of the article click on the link above.
Tuesday, Nov. 17–18
Maui Chamber Orchestra to Present October Concert
Wailuku · ʻĪao Theater · Saturday 7:30 p.m. & Sunday 3 p.m.
“The Maui Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Robert E. Wills, will present a challenging and exciting concert on Oct. 17 and 18 at ʻĪao Theater in Wailuku. The program will begin with Franz Josef Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto. The concerto will feature Pam Humphrey as the soloist. The first half of the program will close with a reprise from the 2015 season of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto. The concerto will feature three Maui soloists—Rona Londrigan, violin; Jazzlyn Woods, oboe; and Peggy Schecter, flute. Lynn Erickson on trumpet will perform the most well-known part of the concerto. She is the second chair of Americaʻs leading chamber group, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.The concert will close with Mozart’s Symphony no. 35 in D, commonly known as the Haffner,” MauiNow.com for the rest of the story and more information visit the click on the link attached. Maestro Wills will offer his free “Conversation’s with the Conductor” at 1:30 p.m. prior to the concert on Sunday.
Friday, Nov. 20
The Kapila Institute Presents A World Class Holiday Celebration! ‘Cherish The Child
Makawao · Makawao Union Church · 7–9 p.m.
The Exquisite Music Of The Kona Harp Ensemble: A Beautiful Holiday Concert with Three Masterful Harpist & A Flutist. Musican’s Include: The Angelic Bernice Roberto, Irmisul & Irene Ryding On Harps. Featuring Bernice’s Heavenly Vocals. Flutist: The Masterful Manuel Roberto on Shakuhachi & Bansuri Flutes. With Special Guest: Devotional Dancer & Singer “Hladini Bernard”
This Event Is A Fund Raiser & The Proceeds Go To Charity! Please join us to supporting a great cause!
Donations Are Also Being Accepted Online Or On Our Web Site: www.VoicesNotViolence.org
For More Information Call: 878-2108 or email: [email protected]
On Line Ticket Sales at: https://tickets.brightstarevents.com/event/heavenly-harps
A Call to Volunteers, Lend a Hand & Attend For Free!
Blessed Are Those Who Enjoy Rendering Selfless Service.
Through Dec. 5
2015 Christmas Tree Fundraiser
Kahului · Kahului Shopping Center · 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Kahului Rotary Club’s Famous 2015 Christmas Tree Fundraiser is here! Supplies are limited!! Buy early to reserve your Christmas tree.
Pick up on Friday, Dec. 4, 3–8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
6’– 8′ Douglas Firs = $75
6’– 8′ Noble Firs = $85
11’–13′ Noble Firs (aka “Ceiling Scrapers”) = $275