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Moon Festival

Maui

September 14, 2019:
Moon Festival. Celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival and taste traditional tea and mooncakes in the beautifully decorated Tea Garden. The Tea Master presents the history and traditions of tea, along with tea tasting and moon cakes for sampling and sale. Special moon cakes are available; sweet, round cakes in the shape of the moon. There will also be presentations and displays in the historic Cookhouse. Live Chinese music entertains the attendees, cultural practitioners offer free hands on cultural activities, such as Calligraphy, and a special craft activity for the keiki (children). Wo Hing Museum, Cookhouse and Grounds will be open from 10 am to 9 pm on Friday with free admission. The four days prior to the event, the museum is open 10 am-4 pm with free admission.

Pailolo Challenge 2019

Maui

September 14, 2019:
Pailolo Challenge 2019. The Pailolo Challenge is a 26-mile race from DT Fleming Beach, Maui to Kaunakakai, Molokai. Paddlers gather from Hawaii, USA, Canada, Australia and more to test themselves in excellent channel crossing conditions. Since it’s inceptiont he race has caught on and considered to be the most consistent and funnesty canoe race in Hawaii. The Pailolo Challenge is organized and staffed by Hawaiian Canoe Club. The mission of HCC is to perpetuate and preserve the art of Hawaiian canoe paddling by providing an environment rooted in traditional Hawaiian values that promote personal growth, character development, and achievement in physical fitness.

Hula Mai

Maui

September 12, 2019:
Hula Mai. McCoy Studio Theater; 7:30 pm Traditional procreation chants and dances often celebrate and encourage the continuation of alii family lines. Hula Mai are often misunderstood and misinterpreted in modern Western contexts. This presentation will look at several chants as poetical expressions as well as exhibit them in hula form. Participating halau include: Pau O Hiiaka, Halau Kamaluokaleihulu, and Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka. (Parental discretion advised) Tickets: $20, 10% discount for MACC Members and half-price kids under 12 (plus applicable fees) Tickets on sale: Friday, August 9.

Market at The Shops

Maui

September 11, 2019:
Market at The Shops. The Markets at the Shops are every second and fourth Wednesday, from 4:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m. What could be more enticing than fresh pineapples, specialty foods and Local Maui made artisan goods? Market at The Shops is a fun grocery shopping venue that offers farm-fresh and sustainable grown produce from local growers, producers and artisans. You’ll get the freshest ingredients and the chance to learn about the food and products directly from the vendors.

La Ulu: Breadfruit Day At Maui Nui Botanical Gardens

Maui

September 07, 2019:
La Ulu: Breadfruit Day At Maui Nui Botanical Gardens. Sponsored by the Hawaii Tourism Authority, Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will host the 3rd annual La Ulu: Breadfruit Day! This free community event will include food booths, breadfruit cooking demonstrations, Pacific ulu varieties for sale, Hawaiian plant sale, free cultural activities, Hawaiian music and hula! For more information and to get involved, visit www.mnbg.org/LaUlu.html.

Starry Night Cinema: Pokemon Detective Pikachu

Maui

September 06, 2019:
Starry Night Cinema: Pokemon Detective Pikachu.  A&B Amphitheater; 7:00 pm, gates at 5:30 pm Maui Arts & Cultural Center presents another Starry Night Cinema event! Bring a low-back beach chair and/or a blanket and spread out on the lawn for a special screening of “Pokemon Detective Pikachu!” Come early and enjoy preshow entertainment and an art activity for the kids prior to the film. You can also purchase food and drinks from local food trucks and enter our prize giveaway! Join us for some FREE FAMILY FUN! If it’s rainy, the movie will be shown in the Castle Theater; seating is first come/first served. Sorry, no coolers or outside food/beverages allowed. About the film: The story begins when ace private eye Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery. Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City—a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans and Pokémon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world—they encounter a diverse cast of Pokémon characters and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence.

Jazz at The Shops – Angela and Phil Benoit Jazz at The Shops – Angela and Phil Benoit

Maui

September 04, 2019:
Jazz at The Shops – Angela and Phil Benoit. Join us for a special evening of music with Angela and Phil Benoit. This concert is located on the upper level of the courtyard, and is free and open to the public. 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 or call us at (808) 891-6770.

Craft+Canvas Benefiting Hawaii Wildlife Fund

Maui

September 04, 2019:
Craft+Canvas Benefiting Hawaii Wildlife Fund. A celebration of land and sea:An art exhibition that is 100% waste-free & Silent Auction to benefit Hawaii Wildlife Fund. Goin Left & Kohola Brewery are excited to share with you the inaugural Craft+Canvas, benefiting Hawaii Wildlife Fund on Labor Day Wednesday. Sip and peruse the new collection from our featured artist, Stephanie Meyer. She’ll be introducing her original artwork which integrates sustainable materials – like micro plastics and recycled plastic – to explore the delicate balance between the land and the ocean. We’ll also be learning about the conservation projects Hawaii Wildlife Fund is spearheading / from the Hawksbill Sea Turtle Recovery Project to Maui Marine Debris Removal Project / with their Executive Director, Hannah Bernard.
• Beer Specials at Kohola Brewery all night long, with a percentage of proceeds being donated to Hawaii Wildlife Fund.
• Silent auction of original Stephanie Meyer pieces & handsome gifts donated by generous supporters, fully benefiting Hawaii Wildlife Fund
• First 50 attendees will be entered to win a curated Goin Left gift bag

Kauluhiwaolele Maui Fiber Arts Conference

Maui

September 04, 2019 – September 07, 2019:
Kauluhiwaolele Maui Fiber Arts Conference.Kaanapali Beach Hotel is proud to host Kauluhiwaolele, its second annual Maui Fiber Arts Conference, from September 4-7, 2019. Led by master weaver Pohaku Kahoohanohano from Kahakuloa, Maui and Gayle Miyaguchi, Kaanapali Beach Hotel’s Cultural Resource Specialist, the conference draws master weavers from all over Hawaii to share their expertise during the four-day event. Participants will be immersed in weaving, developing and honing skills and techniques in this ancient Hawaiian art. New and expanded options for weaving classes will include pu hala (hala leaves), ieie (woody vine woven into baskets), koko (knotting sennit to create nets) and upena (fish net). Although classes are for registrants only, the public is welcome to attend the Kauluhiwaolele Festival on Friday and Saturday. Weaving workshops will be held in the lobby for any skill level, in addition to a craft fair. Daily presentations by knowledgeable kumu will cover related fiber arts topics. On Saturday, a silent auction will be held with one-of-a-kind, handmade items, as well as the Celebration of Kauluhiwaolele Fiber Arts with a dinner of local favorites and live Hawaiian music. The deadline for registration is July 31, 2019; late registration after this date will be at an increased rate and subject to availability. For more information or to register online go to www.kauluhiwaolele.com.

Maui Gift and Craft Fair

Maui

September 01, 2019:
Maui Gift and Craft Fair. “In Lahaina, every Sunday is Funday, at one of Maui’s largest craft shows, The Maui Gift & Craft Fair at Lahaina Gateway. With over 50 vendors, free admission and plenty of free parking, you’ll find a variety of offerings from local Maui artists and vendors. Featuring photography, jewelry, fine art, crafts, gifts and more, Lahaina Gateway offers a one-stop-shop for all your gift-giving needs. And with things to do for the kids and food & refreshments as well – why not make Sunday a Funday, at the Maui Gift & Craft Fair, West Maui’s largest craft fair, in the Lahaina Gateway Center, next to Office Max and Teddy’s Bigger Burgers. “