Archive for "February, 2017"

Maui Humane Society’s Beach Buddies Volunteer Program


Every Wednesday and Thursday:
Maui Humane Society’s Beach Buddies Volunteer Program.
Do you miss having a dog to spend your day with? Visitors and residents can sign up to take a homeless dog out for the day from the Maui Humane Society animal shelter. The shelter is easy to find as it is conveniently located in Pu`unene (central Maui) on Mokulele Hwy., between Kihei/Wailea and Kahului. Program participants will pick “their dog” up at 10 a.m. and bring them back no later than 3 p.m. MHS provides all of the supplies, you just provide the fun! Advance registration is mandatory as space is often filled weeks in advance. Register online at

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 various 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”.  February 1 – Jeff Peterson; February 8 – Brother Noland; February 15 – Led Kaapana; February 22 – Sonny Lim. Seating is limited. Dinner/Show packages are available. Located at the Sea House Restaurant at the Napili Kai Beach Resort, 5900 Lower Honoapi`ilani Hwy., Napili. Doors open 6:45 p.m., show begins 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (888) 669-3858 or visit

The Emily T Gail Show

Big Island

The Emily T Gail Show, aka “Emily T. Gail Talks Story” show is found on online, all the time and via and a free iTunes podcast. Emily “talks story​”​ with recreational, high school and professional athletes, along with coaches, parents, community organizers and members of print and broadcast media. She talks about how keiki, high school, college, major league and recreational sports play an important part in communities where Emily is involved; Big Island of Hawai`i and Detroit, her home town.  Sponsored by Aloha Big Island Visitor Guide.  Emily will also have updates on local events like the Community Bike rides every Tuesday 8:15 a.m. from Bike Works at Queens Marketplace, AmerAri Division I Intercollegiate Golf Tournament at Waikoloa Kings’ February 1-4, Waikoloa Dry Forest Volunteer Days and PATH Connecting People & Places activities and events. Queens Marketplace Entertainment at Center Court and Kailua Village multi-sport activities.  Contact Emily at (808) 896-6780 or

Ha`aheo `O Hawai`i Exhibit


Ha`aheo `O Hawai`i Exhibit.
  Cleopatra’s Barge was an opulent yacht built in Massachusetts in 1816. It became The Royal Yacht of King Kamehameha II but was wrecked in 1824. It cost about $50,000 to build, and about the same amount for luxury furnishings. Marvel at the opulence of this beautifully crafted ship, whose splendor was breathtaking for its day.  Kaua`i Museum, 4428 Rice St., Lihue.  Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., every day except Sundays.  Admission is $10 adults, $6 students 13-17 years, $2 Children 6 – 12 years, 5 years and under free.  For information call (808) 245-6931 or visit

The Wonderheads – Loon


Wednesday, February 1:
The Wonderheads – Loon.
  Acclaimed physical theatre company and mask imagineers, the Wonderheads bring you a love story that whisks a man to the moon and back!  Francis, a lonely janitor who is plagued by isolation and tickled by whispers of childhood imagination, has hit rock bottom and discovers that he has nowhere to go…but up.  And up.  And up!  But will plucking the moon from the sky bring him the love he is searching for?  LOON is performed in full face-mask, a form so magical you will forget your age and marvel in childlike delight.  Wordless and whimsical, it has been described by audiences as watching a living cartoon, or live-action Pixar.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, McCoy Studio Theater, 1 Cameron Way, Kahului.  For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit

Slack Key Guitar Concerts


Wednesday Evenings: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.
  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts.  February 1 – Kaua`i Style Slack Key; February 8 – Island of Peace; February 15 – In the Real Old Style; February 22 – Whales Homecoming. Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar ad ukulele concerts featuring songs and stories telling its history.  Tickets $25 general admission, $20 Ages 13-19 & over 50, keiki under 5 free.   A portion of the proceeds support All Saints’ Pipe Organ Restoration Project.  Free gift drawing.  All Saints’ Sanctuary, 4-1065 Kuhio Hwy., Kapa`a.  6 to 8 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit