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Great Whale Count – Month of January

Maui

January 25, 2020 – March 28, 2020:
Great Whale Count – Month of January. The annual Great Whale Count brings volunteers together to count whales from 12 survey sites along the shoreline of Maui as part of a long-term survey of humpback whales in Hawaii. This event provides the PWF Research department with a snapshot of trends in relative abundance of whales and is one of the world’s longest-running citizen scientist projects, also offering a chance to spend time at a favorite spot or to explore a new part of the island. Upcoming dates are Saturday, Jan 25, 2019, Saturday, Feb 29, 2019, and Saturday, March 28, 2019. Register and purchase the Great Whale Count commemorative shirt at mauiwhalefestival.org/greatwhalecount.

Stanley Jordan Plays Jimi

Maui

January 24, 2020:
Stanley Jordan Plays Jimi Presented by Blues Bear Hawaii. Guitarist Stanley Jordan uses two hands to play each note in an advanced form of tapping that allows him to play melody and chords simultaneously. A four-time Grammy nominee, Jordan has performed at many jazz events, including Kool Jazz Festival, Concord Jazz Festival, and the Montreux International Jazz Festival. Come experience the touch technique of a master! The world-renowned guitarist presents a new live show called “Stanley Jordan Plays Jimi.” This is a tribute show—but it’s not pure imitation. As Jordan explains it, “This is my fantasy Jimi Hendrix concert if Jimi were still alive and playing today. By re-imagining his music and channeling his persona, I try to bring that fantasy to life.” The performance on January 24 will be a trio format, with Gary Kelly, a renowned bassist, and Kenwood Dennard, a percussion professor at the Berklee College of Music. Videos: Stanley Plays Jimi (Demo)“Stanley Plays Jimi” – Jam / VoodooChild at FTC Music Hall  Tickets: $35, $45, $55, $65 (plus applicable fees)

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Maui

January 23, 2020:
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. The program will include “1st Flash,” “Where We Left Off,” and “Silent Ghost” Aspen Santa Fe Ballet has come to epitomize the contemporary-classical genre through its deep commitment to curating new ballets while cultivating choreographic talent. This has resulted in a catalogue of adventurous repertoire and a European sensibility glossed with American ebullience. Tickets: $35, $50, $65 (plus applicable fees); Half-price for children 3-12 years and 10% discount for MACC Members

Maui Oceanfront Marathon (12th Annual)

Maui

January 19, 2020:
Maui Oceanfront Marathon (12th Annual). The Marathon is a point to point race starting in Wailea at 5 a.m.
The Marathon Custom Start is same course and has a half hour head start.
The Half Marathon (13.1 miles) is an out and back oceanfront course starting at the Marathon oceanfront finish line at Kamehameha Iki Park in Lahaina.
The Maui 15K (9.3 miles) is point to point oceanfront from Papalau Beach to Lahaina.
The Maui 10K (6.2 miles) is an out and back oceanfront course starting at the Marathon finish line at Kamehameha Iki Park in Lahaina.
The Maui 5K run and non-competitive walk or jog starts at the 23.1 mark on the marathon course. (The starting area will be known as “Lone Palm Point” for lack of a name and obvious reasons,3.1 miles)
Shuttle Buses to the start lines from Wailea, Kaanapali, and Lahaina. Finishers medal for all races. Tech-Shirts for all participants. www.mauioceanfrontmarathon.com

A Night of Comedy with Ari Shaffir

Maui

January 17, 2020:
A Night of Comedy with Ari Shaffir. With special guest Chino LaForge Stand-up comedian, podcaster, and actor Ari Shaffir describes his comedy as a puppet show—except it’s much filthier and without the puppets. The New York native grew up Orthodox Jewish, spent two years in a yeshiva in Israel, and came back to America to lose his religion and become a comic. LA Weekly has called Shaffir “a gifted unyielding comic…a real force to be reckoned with.” Shaffir has released two Netflix specials, “Double Negative,” self-described as his version of a “Smashing Pumpkins Double Album.” Shaffir also hosts the wildly popular podcast, “Skeptic Tank,” a weekly interview show where he chats with everyone from parents to comedians to prostitutes, and is consistently among the top-rated podcasts on iTunes. Shaffir has released two stand-up specials on Comedy Central, and he continues to perform stand up to sold-out crowds nationwide. Chino LaForge, Hawai‘i’s award-winning and charismatic comedian,has been making waves—and he’s just getting started. Chino walks the line of offensive with raw stories and physical presentation. His animal-style comedy comes from a place of organic honesty, and is referred to as “gimmick-free.” This show contains adult subject matter. Ticket holders must be 18+. Tickets: $41 (plus applicable fees) Tickets on sale Saturday, December 21.

Camerata RCO

Maui

January 16, 2020:
Camerata RCO is a unique ensemble comprised of members of Amsterdam’s renowned Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. These colleagues founded this independent group with the desire to explore smaller more intimate repertoire. “We enjoy playing in the orchestra tremendously. However, we like to expand this joy by playing together in a small ensemble as well… we like to be in close contact with our audience. The energy that results from these concerts is what inspires us most.” Tickets: $45, $65 (plus applicable fees); Half price for children 3-12 years and 10% discount for MACC Members.

Concerts at The Shops at Wailea with Kalani Pea

Maui

January 15, 2020:
Concerts at The Shops at Wailea with Kalani Pea. Join us for a special night of music with Kalani Pea. Concerts at The Shops is a free, monthly concert series that is open to the public and features headlining musicians from across the Hawaiian Islands. This community event occurs on the third and fifth Wednesdays of every month at the main Fountain Courtyard. The Shops at Wailea is Maui’s premier shopping and dining destination with more than 70 distinct boutiques, shops, restaurants and galleries. For more information, visit our website at, www.theshopsatwailea.com.

Kealailiahi – A Fragrant Offering of Aloha Celebrating 15 Years of Hula

Maui

January 12, 2020:
Kealailiahi – A Fragrant Offering of Aloha Celebrating 15 Years of Hula. With its first classes starting in November of 2004, Halau Kekuaokalaaualailiahi, under the direction of Iliahi and Haunani Paredes, began its hula journey with 75 brave haumana who were willing to give the young and inexperienced pair of kumu hula a chance. Now, 15 years later and with over 300 haumana, Iliahi and Haunani look back over their many blessings: lives have been interwoven and hearts touched; an ohana flourishes. Halau Kekuaokalaaualailiahi humbly presents KEALAILIAHI, a fragrant offering of aloha celebrating 15 wonderful years of hula: sharing mele, hula, and stories from their lei of memories, and honoring those who have made lasting impressions on their lives. A preshow program starts at 3 pm in the courtyard, with entertainment, silent/live auctions, and Hawaiian arts & craft marketplace. Tickets: $36, General Admission (plus applicable fees)

JAZZ MAUI Presents A Musical Tribute To Emil Richards

Maui

January 11, 2020:
JAZZ MAUI Presents A Musical Tribute To Emil Richards. An American vibaphonist and percussionist who was recorded on over 1,350 film scores and recorded with more than 650 artists from Elvis to Pavarotti. He is famous for the finger snaps on “The Addams Family” theme song. This tribute showcases local musicians who played with Richards, a part time Maui resident and regular at Blackie’s Bar in Lahaina from 1982-1995. Proceeds benefit Jazz Maui’s music education programs.

Artist 2 Artist – Henry Kapono & Hawaiian-Style Band

Maui

January 10, 2020:
Artist 2 Artist – Henry Kapono & Hawaiian-Style Band. Continuing Henry Kapono’s A2A music/talk-story series, this edition features the unique Hawaiian-Style Band. Conceptualized in the ‘90s as a ‘revolving band,’ HSB has included the musical synergy of more than 50 musicians and producers over the course of three albums! In the early ’90s, Hawaiian Style Band, led by Bryan Kessler and Wade Cambern, redefined contemporary Hawaiian music. The addition of Grammy-nominated and multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winner Robi Kahakalau completed the collection of distinctive vocal harmony of Hawaiian Style Band. They offered a fresh musical perspective on local culture with original compositions about living Hawaiian style—about island romance, talking story, ‘ohana, and sovereignty. Many of their songs remain iconic island anthems, including “Love and Honesty,” “Let’s Talk Story,” “Rhythm of the Ocean,” and “Live A Little.” Tickets: $35, $45, $65 (plus applicable fees)