Archive for "March, 2017"

Adam Sandler, David Spade, & Rob Schneider


Friday, March 31:
Adam Sandler, David Spade, & Rob Schneider.
  One of the most endearing goofballs to ever grace the stages of Saturday Night Live, affectionately offensive funnyman Adam Sandler went on from SNL to write, produce, and star in many feature films. Join Adam & his friends David Spade and Rob Schneider for a night of comedy. The show contains adult content and is recommended for adult audiences only. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 1 Cameron Way, Kahului.  Two Shows: 7p.m. & 9:30 p.m.  For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit

Tropical Paws Benefit

Big Island

Friday, March 31: 
Tropical Paws Benefit
.  The always-sold-out-event features abundant silent and live auctions, Four Seasons-style buffet dinner, live entertainment, and dancing.  Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, 72-100 Kaupulehu Dr., Kailua-Kona. 6 – 9 p.m.  For information and tickets call (808) 329-8002 or visit

Hawaiian Music Series


Thursday, March 30: 
Hawaiian Music Series.
  Relax under the stars and enjoy a free concert featuring local musicians. Chairs are limited and blankets, mats, and low beach chairs are welcome. The Baldwin Home Museum is located in the heart of Lahaina, on the corner of Front and Dickenson Streets, Lahaina. 6 to 7:30 p.m.  For information call (808) 661-3262 or visit

Pacific Islands Art Festival


Sunday, March 27:
Pacific Islands Art Festival.
  This event features Handmade in Hawai`i apparel, jewelry, woodwork, ceramics, stained glass, original arts & crafts, music, entertainment and food.  Kapiolani Park by the Waikiki Bandstand, just past the Zoo.  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For information call (808) 696-6717 or visit

Kilauea Art Night


Saturday, March 25:
Kilauea Art Night.
  Festival featuring live music, local artisans and gourmet food trucks. Historic Stone Building, Kilauea.  4 to 8 p.m.  For information call (808) 635-2572.

Ho`omau 2017


Saturday, March 25:
Ho`omau 2017.
  Maui’s premier Hawaiian cultural event in Central Maui. The event features some of the most popular and talented Hawaiian musicians in the state. Hoʻomau 2017 will be celebrating its 30th year and offering silent and live auctions, children activities, crafters, food, and cultural demonstrations throughout the day.  Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, 150 Kanaloa Ave., Wailuku.  9 a.m to 6 p.m.  Cost $10 presale, $15 at the gate; children 10 and under are free.  For tickets and information call (808) 244-5676 or visit

31st Annual Magic Spectacular Benefit


Saturday, March 25:
31st Annual Magic Spectacular Benefit. 
With award winning, world champion magician Shawn Farquhar as headliner. Tickets are $10/children and $15/adults. Available at Glow Salon in Kealakekua, Kona Stories bookstore in Keauhou Shopping Center, Patel’s Spirit Station in Honaunau, or by calling the Society for Kona’s Education & Art (SKEA) at (808) 328-9392. Tickets also available at Shows at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Aloha Theatre, 79-7384 Hawai`i Belt Rd., Kealakekua. For more information, email or visit

Bonnie Raitt


Friday, March 24: 
Bonnie Raitt. 
More than just a best-selling artist, respected guitarist, expressive singer, and accomplished songwriter, ten-time Grammy winner Bonnie Raitt, has become an institution in American music. Rolling Stone magazine named her one of the “100 Greatest Singers of All Time” and one of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” and the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inducted her in 2000. Her latest album, Dig in Deep, is her 20th, and is a successful follow-up to 2012’s Slipstream, which won Bonnie her 10th Grammy Award. Raitt spends the better part of each year on tour, serving up her delicious mix of soul, blues, folk, and rock to fans around the world. Opening the show will be special guests, the California Honeydrops.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 1 Cameron Way, Kahului.  7 p.m.  For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit

Pacific Aviation Museum’s Explorer’s Club


Monday – Thursday, March 20 – 23:
Pacific Aviation Museum’s Explorer’s Club.
The world of aviation and aerospace comes alive in these popular elementary level programs with a focus on creativity, teamwork, and discovery. Two different programs are offered, so register for each one. Your Explorer won’t want to miss a moment of fun! Program includes lunch & snacks each day, and a logo T-shirt.  Four-day aviation themed STEM program for students in grades 3-5. Participants will practice the engineering process by creating and testing a flying technology, making and flying their own kite and experimenting with the science behind aviation. The program concludes in the flight lab where Explorers design and showcase their own airport. Pacific Aviation Museum, Historic Ford Island, 319 Lexington Blvd., Honolulu.  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information and to register call (808) 441-1000 or visit

Kokua Kailua Hulihe`e Palace Concert Series & Village Stroll


Sunday, March 19: 
Kokua Kailua Hulihe`e Palace Concert Series & Village Stroll.
  Ali`i Drive along scenic Kailua Bay in Kailua-Kona becomes a festive pedestrian-only walkway from 1 to 6 p.m. Enjoy music, artists, merchants and restaurants. At 4 p.m., there is a free Hawaiian music concert on the lawn at Hulihe`e Palace. Bring your own mat or chair and they will be checked for free while you stroll Ali`i Drive, Kailua Village (Kona).  For information, visit