Archive for "May, 2019"

Memory Morning


Saturday, June 1st, 2019:
Memory Morning.
We have a special “Memory Morning” on Maui planned to kick-off Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month on June 1st! Join Alzheimer’s Association: Aloha Chapter and the Maui Walking Group for a morning to honor a loved one who you have lost to the disease. In celebration of The Longest Day, the morning will include a presentation, memory ceremony, and group exercise with a 2.6 mile walk through Wailea.
June 1st!! Registration from 7-7:30 am Location: Coldwell Banker, 100 Wailea Ike Dr, Kihei, HI 96753 
**Please bring water and sunscreen**

St. Joseph Feast


Friday – Sunday, May 3 – 5: 
St. Joseph Feast.
This annual event features great local entertainment, food, games, Keiki Kastle, LLC Bouncers, crafters, Country Store, plants, produce, flowers and much more to see and enjoy.  There will be live valuable goods auctions on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m., a livestock auction on Sunday at 1 p.m. St. Joseph Church, 1294 Makawao Ave., Makawao. Friday, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For information call (808) 572-7652.

Pint Night for the Birds


Friday, May 31: 
Pint Night for the Birds.
  Maui Brewing Company hosts benefit night for the birds. Half the pub profits from house beers sold will go towards protecting native birds on Maui. Enjoy local beers while helping endangered species.  Maui Brewing Company Lahaina Brewpub, 4405 Hono`api`ilani Hwy., Lahaina.  6 to 10 p.m.  For information call (808) 573-0280 or visit

Hawaiian Music Series


Thursday, May 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

Lantern Floating Hawai`i


Monday, May 28: 
Lantern Floating Hawai`i.
Locals and visitor alike gather to honor loved ones and generate hope for the future. Those wanting to personally float a lantern during the ceremony may receive a single individual lantern per family or group, at the Lantern Request Tent at Ala Moana Beach Park on event day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or until lanterns run out.  Ala Moana Beach Park, 1201 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu. Pre-ceremony taiko performance at 6:10 p.m.  Ceremony 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.  For more information call (808) 942-1848 or visit

Maui Matsuri Festival


Saturday, May 25: 
Maui Matsuri Festival.
  The festival features Japanese and Okinawan entertainment, free children’s crafts, food booths, craft booths, kids games, exhibits, cosplay exhibition, martial arts demos, saimin & natto eating contests, manga & art drawing contests, and ends with a community Bon Dance which honors ancestors. Festival entry is free, parking is $5 per vehicle. University of Hawai`i – Maui College Courtyard, 310 W. Ka`ahumanu Ave., Kahului. 2 to 9 p.m. For information call (808) 283-9999 or visit

Hawaiian Sunset Saturdays

Big Island

Saturday, May 25: 
Hawaiian Sunset Saturdays.
  Celebrate Kona’s spectacular sunset with live Hawaiian music and Hula.  Coconut Grove Marketplace, 75-5809 Ali`i Dr., Kailua-Kona. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free admission.  For information, visit

50th Annual Barrio Festival


Saturday May 25: 
50th Annual Barrio Festival.
  A Filipino cultural event with food booths, entertainment, cultural displays and the Miss Barrio Fiesta and Little Miss Barrio Fiesta competition. War Memorial Soccer Field, 700 Halia Nakoa St., Wailuku.  For information call (808) 264-0871 or visit

42nd Annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards


Saturday, May 25: 
42nd Annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.
  The annual awards show will spotlight standout musicians, songwriters, and producers in 36 different categories, including two new categories, Hawaiian EP Release of the Year and Contemporary Acoustic Album of the Year. The Na Hoku Hanohano Awards is one of Mele Mei’s 2019 signature events. Mele Mei, which translates to “May Hawaiian Music Month,” features a number of musical performances throughout the Hawaiian Islands. The celebration provides both residents and visitors from around the world a chance to immerse themselves in the islands’ local music and culture. This year’s schedule of performances will take place at various hotels and venues statewide and feature entertainment from ukulele and steel guitar to traditional Hawaiian music and hula. Tickets typically sell out and start at $180 for general admission, $150 for kama`aina, and are $250 for premium seats. To purchase tickets, call (808) 593-9424 or visit Hawai`i Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu. For more information on Mele Mei please visit

Maui Matsuri International Culture Night


Friday, May 24: 
Maui Matsuri International Culture Night. 
Enjoy a night of multi-cultural entertainment and fashion show.  UH Maui College, Pilina Student Lounge, 310 W. Ka`ahumanu Ave., Kahului.  6 to 9 p.m.  For information call (808) 213-0711 or visit