Archive for "March, 2014"

Candlelit Tours at the Baldwin Home Museum


Every Friday: 
Candlelit Tours at the Baldwin Home Museum.  Step back in time and visit the Baldwin Home Museum with a tour by candle light. Tours include free light refreshments on the lanai. 6:00 -8:30 p.m. Located on the corner of Front and Dickenson Street in the heart of historic Lahaina. Admission: $7 per person/$5 Senior Citizens (65+), Military and Kama`aina/children 12 & under free.  For information visit

Maui Friday Town Parties


Every Friday:
Maui Friday Town Parties. Enjoy food, live entertainment, shopping and art. Many retailers, galleries and boutiques operate extended hours and highlight special promotions. Crafters, artisans and culinary wizards add their creativity to the event.  6-9 p.m.  March 7 – Wailuku, on Market Street; March 14 – Lahaina, on Front Street; March 21 – Makawao, on Makawao and Baldwin Avenues; March 28 – Kihei, on South Kihei Road, Azeka Shopping Center.  For more information visit

First Friday Street Festival: Honolulu District


Friday, March 7:  First Friday Street Festival:  Honolulu District.  Galleries and other arts venues open their doors for artist receptions, live music, and refreshments. These events are free and open to everyone! Gallery walk maps are available at various locations in the area. 5-9 p.m.   Downtown-Chinatown, Honolulu.  For information call (808) 521-2903.

Hawaiian Pa`ina


Friday, March 7: 
Hawaiian Pa`ina (luau).  Enjoy a day of family, sun and fun in the courtyard of the Kaua`i Museum to celebrate the community. Kaua`i Museum, 4428 Rice St., Lihue.  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  For information call (808) 245-6931.

Kona Brewers Festival

Big Island

Thursday – Saturday, March 6 – 8:
Kona Brewers Festival.  The Kona Brewers Festival is a multi-day celebration that includes a pairing dinner and benefit art auction on Thursday, March 6 at the Kona Sheraton Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay, Suds and Sea Benefit Cruise on Friday, March 7, and the Run for Hops race Saturday morning, March 8. The final event is the Brewfest at Luau Grounds King Kamehameha’s Courtyard Kona Beach, 75-5660 Palani Rd., Kailua-Kona.  2:30 – 6 p.m. For information, schedule, and tickets to events call (808) 331-3033 or visit

Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concert


Every Wednesday: 
Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concert.  Host and slack key guitar master George Kahumoku, Jr. is joined by renowned slack key masters who are true ambassadors of their music, their culture and their land for an evening of traditional Hawaiian songs and authentic “talk-story”.  March 5 – Ledward Kaapana; March 12 – Pa`ahana; March 19 – Martin Pahinui; March 26 – Richard Ho`opihi. Seating is limited. Dinner/Show packages are available. Pavilion at the Napili Kai Beach Resort, Napili. 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (888) 669-3858 or visit

Helping Paws Visitor Volunteer Program


Every Wednesday and Thursday: 
Helping Paws Visitor Volunteer Program. Do you miss your pet when traveling? Visitors can offer a “helping paw” to homeless animals at the Maui Humane Society shelter every Wednesday and Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. doing such activities as walking dogs, bathing puppies, brushing cats, or playing with puppies and kittens—an important part of their socialization. Participants in the Helping Paws Visitor Volunteer Program are requested to arrive by 1 p.m. and recommended to wear close-toed shoes and comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting “mussed” or dirty. Children age 10 to17 are welcome when accompanied by a supervising adult for the duration of the volunteer session. Advance reservations are required due to space limitations. Register online at “Get Involved/Volunteer/HelpingPaws Visitor Program”. The shelter is located in Puunene (central Maui), on Mokulele Highway between Kihei and Kahului.

Hawai`iana Live

Big Island

Every Wednesday: 
Hawai`iana Live.  A 45-minute cultural tourism program hosted by Leilehua Yuen. It features live on stage presentations that share the history and traditions of the Hawaiian culture through storytelling, film, music, oli (chant) and hula. Palace Theater, 38 Haili Street, Hilo.  11 a.m. Admission is $5, Keiki 12 & under, free.  For information call (808) 934-7010 or visit

Tuesday Trot – 5k Fun Run & Walk

Big Island

Every Tuesday: 
Tuesday Trot – 5k Fun Run & Walk.  Each Tuesday throughout the year anyone can join Historic Kailua Village’s Tuesday Trot 5k Fun Run and Walk. Big Island Running Company is coordinating non-competitive free weekly fun runs which will begin at their Ali`i Drive store location at 5 p.m., turn around at Makaeo Pavilion (Old Airport), and return to the point of origin. Visitors, residents, children, anyone and everyone are invited to join the community camaraderie and help promote active, healthy lifestyles.  Big Island Running Company, 75-5801 Ali`i Drive, Kailua-Kona.  For information call (808) 327-9333 or visit

Emily T Gail Show

Big Island

Every Tuesday
features the new Emily T Gail Show.  Emily’s show can be found online at under “Lineup” on the homepage.  Sponsored by Aloha – Big Island Visitor Guide, Emily “talks story” with recreational, high school and professional athletes, along with coaches, parents, organizers, and members of print and broadcast media. She talks about golf, running, swimming, biking, tennis, paddling, diving, skateboarding, as well as major league sports, high school sports, and college sports. For information, call Emily at (808) 896-6780, visit, or email Emily at