Maui Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, May 06, 2021

Finalists Announced for 2021 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards

The finalists for this year’s 44th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards include names from among Hawaiʻi’s most talented musicians, songwriters and producers.
Thursday, May 06, 2021

Maui’s Anthony Pfluke Earns his First Nā Hōkū Hanohano Nomination

Maui singer-songwriter Anthony Pfluke has earned his firs Nā Hoku Hanohano nomination for his latest album, featuring all original songs, “We Will Rise,” in the category for Acoustic Contemporary Album of the Year.
Thursday, May 06, 2021

Regal Resumes Operations at Maui Mall Village Megaplex Movie Theater

Regal Cinemas is reopening its Megaplex at Maui Mall Village this Friday, May 7, 2021.
Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Hui No‘eau Opens Registration for Workshops and Classes in May

Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center Opens Registration for Workshops and Classes in May
Monday, May 03, 2021

MACC Presents Series of Free Virtual Workshops Inspired by Christopher K. Morgan’s New Dance Work

The series titled “TEK / TECH” shares the artistic collaborative tools used in the creation of choreographer Christopher K. Morgan’s new evening length dance, “Native Intelligence / Innate Intelligence” which will be performed at the MACC in June 2022.
Saturday, May 01, 2021

$759,500 in American Rescue Plan Funds for Hawaiʻi Foundation on Culture & the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts recommended an award of $759,500 to the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts in the NEA’s first distribution of funds from the American Rescue Plan. This emergency funding is designed to support the arts sector as it recovers from the devastating impact of the COVID-19.
Saturday, May 01, 2021

Smithsonian NMAI Presents 3-Part Video Series on the Lū‘au Tradition

This three-part series explains why the lūʻau holds a unique position within Hawaiian celebrations and significant events, such as births, graduations, weddings and many more ‘ohana (family) gatherings.
Friday, April 30, 2021

Haʻikū Elementary School PTA Hosts Virtual Mother’s Day Auction, May 1-5

The Haʻikū Elementary School PTA presents a virtual Mother’s Day auction beginning Saturday, May 1 through 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

UHMC Institute for Hawaiian Music’s First-Ever Cohort on Moloka’i Releases CD

The Institute for Hawaiian Music at University of Hawaiʻi Maui College released a compilation CD by its first-ever cohort of students on the island of Moloka‘i on Monday, April 26. Entitled “Awaiāulu ‘Ia E Ke Aloha Nō Moloka‘i” (Bound Together By Love For Moloka‘i) featuring nine recordings, seven of which are original compositions by the students.
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Jazz Pianist David Benoit Joins “Live @ the MACC” with Special Guest Gypsy Pacific

The Maui Arts & Cultural Center announces the addition of another Live @ the MACC streamed concert featuring three-time Grammy nominated jazz pianist David Benoit in a solo performance followed by a collaboration with his brother Phil Benoit and his fellow Gypsy Pacific musicians, Tom Conway, Willy Wainwright, Marcus Johnson, and Jimmy C.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021

SMALL TOWN * BIG ART Presents Installation of New Public Artwork by Jaclynn Sabado-Eitel

Small Town * Big Art presented the installation of a new public artwork by local artist Jaclynn Sabado-Eitel. The installation is part of ST*BA’s mission to develop Wailuku as a public arts district focused on its distinctive sense of place, history and culture.
Sunday, April 18, 2021

Paula Fuga Releases First Single “If Ever” from New Album “Rain on Sunday”

Singer and songwriter Paula Fuga released “If Ever,” the lead track of her upcoming album “Rain on Sunday” -available on all digital services on Friday, June 18. The lead track is a duet with Jack Johnson featuring musician Ben Harper.
Saturday, April 17, 2021

Encore Performances of “Saint Mary Immaculate Virtual High School Reunion” to Benefit ProArts Playhouse

Award-winning Maui playwright James Nevius and Kīhei-based director Mark Beltzman present three encore performances of their virtual play, “Saint Mary Immaculate Virtual High Reunion” after a successful run in January.
Friday, April 16, 2021

Postponed: Live @ the MACC Presents Hawai‘i’s First Youth Poets Showcase

The event will include performances by the ten youth poet finalists, appearances and performances by several special guests and culminating in the announcement of the young poet selected to be the state’s first youth poet laureate, a title never before granted to a young person in the state.
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Virtual “Art at the Capitol” Returns, April 14-16

The virtual event will feature short videos of state senators and representatives discussing artworks in their offices. In addition, artworks and art education information will be projected onto the construction walls facing Punchbowl and Beretania streets of the State Capitol from dusk to 10 p.m. for the three days.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Kimokeo Foundation Brings Cultural Programs To Sunset Market at Wailea Village

Starting this week, April 15, and every third Thursday of the month, Sunset Market at Wailea Village will partner with Kimokeo Kapahulehua to bring cultural programs to the Market.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Nisei Veterans Memorial Center to Host “East Meets West”, April 8

The Nisei Veterans Memorial Center presents John De Fries, CEO of Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority and Dr. Munehiko Harada, President of Osaka University of Health & Sport Sciences for its “East Meets West” virtual panel discussion at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 8.
Monday, April 05, 2021

Blessing Held for New Wailuku Mural at Victim Witness Building

The County of Maui and its program, “Small Town, Big Art” recently marked the completion of Kirk Kurokawa’s mural titled “Ho’omau” at the Victim Witness Building at 2103 Wells Street in Wailuku.
Sunday, April 04, 2021

Maui Family Support Services Receive Proceeds from Anthony Pfluke Release Party

Maui Family Support Services, Inc. is the recipient of over $1000 in proceeds from Anthony Pfluke’s “We Will Rise” new album release party and Nalu’s re-grand opening on March 27 and 28, 2021.
Friday, April 02, 2021

Live @ the MACC to Stream Free Kaleo Phillips Concert Featuring Special Guests, Wailau Ryder and Pakalana Phillips

Live @ the MACC is presenting a free streaming concert on Saturday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. featuring Maui singer, songwriter and musician, Kaleo Phillips. The virtual concert is live-streamed from the Castle Theater stage and also features lead guitarist, Wailau Ryder and the hula artistry of Phillip’s wife, Pakalana.
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