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Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concert

Maui

Every Wednesday: 
Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Concert.
  Enjoy 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”.  March 6 – Led Ka`apana; March 13 – Stephen Inglis; March 20 – Kevin Brown; March 27 – Ken Emerson. 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., event ends at 9:30. For tickets and information call (888) 669-3858 or visit www.slackkeyshow.com.

Maui Humane Society’s Beach Buddies Visitor Program

Maui

Every Wednesday and Thursday: 
Maui Humane Society’s Beach Buddies Visitor 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 www.mauihumanesociety.org

Hinamatsuri – Girl’s Day Festival

Maui

Saturday, March 5: 
Hinamatsuri – Girl’s Day Festival. 
Hinamatsuri (Girl’s Day) is when people pray for the happiness and healthy growth of girls. Celebrate this tradition with a big brunch feast, Hinamatsuri doll collection, Maui Taiko drums, Japanese calligraphers and crafts, and more. Ka`anapali Beach Hotel, 2525 Ka`anapali Pkwy., Lahaina. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Reservations are required for brunch. For information and reservations call (808) 661-0124 or visit www.kbhmaui.com.

Historical Walking Tour of Makawao Town

Maui

Sunday, March 3:
Historical Walking Tour of Makawao Town.
  Want to learn more about the history of Makawao? The Makawao History Museum will be having walking tours of Makawao Town with a guide and brochure/map.  Meet the tour guide at the Museum at 10 a.m. Residents and visitors are invited, families welcome. Suggested donation of $10.00 will help ensure the continued preservation of the history of Makawao and Upcountry. Additional Walking Tours are scheduled for the first Sunday of every month.  Reservations are helpful in enabling a more personal tour experience, but they are not required. Makawao History Museum, 3643 Baldwin Ave., Makawao. 10 to 11 a.m.  For information and reservations, call or email the Makawao History Museum at (808)572-2482 and info@makawaomuseum.org, or visit www.makawaomuseum.org.

Black Comedy & ‘dentity Crisis

Maui

Thursdays – Sundays, March 1 – 17: 
Black Comedy & ‘dentity Crisis.
  A laugh-filled evening of two one-act plays by award winning playwrights.  Black Comedy: An uproarious drawing room farce with unexpected visitors and mistaken identities where light is dark and dark is light. Everything that can go wrong, does, for a struggling artist.  ‘dentity Crisis: A special performance of an absurd, satirical look at (i)dentity, sanity and insanity. ProArts Playhouse, 1280 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei.  Thursdays – Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Sundays 3 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.

Candlelit Tours at the Baldwin Home Museum

Maui

Every Friday: 
Candlelit Tours at the Baldwin Home Museum. 
Step back in time and visit the Baldwin Home Museum with a tour by candle light. Tours include free light refreshments on the lanai. Tours take place on the half hour from 6 to 8 p.m. Located on the corner of Front and Dickenson Street in the heart of historic Lahaina. Admission: $7 per person/$5 Senior Citizens (65+), Military and Kama`aina; children 12 & under free.  For information visit www.lahainarestoration.org.

Maui Friday Town Parties

Maui

Every Friday:
Maui Friday Town Parties.
 Enjoy food, live entertainment, shopping and art. Many retailers, galleries and boutiques operate extended hours and highlight special promotions. Crafters, artisans and culinary wizards add their creativity to the event.  6 to 9 p.m.  March 1 – Wailuku, on Market Street; March 8 – Lahaina, on Front Street; March 15 – Makawao, on Makawao and Baldwin Avenues; March 22 – on South Kihei Rd., Azeka Shopping Center; March 29 – Lana`i City, Island of Lana`i, around Dole Park, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  For transportation packages to Lana`i Friday Town Party, visit www.go-lanai.com.    For more information on Maui Town Parties, visit www.mauifridays.com.

Hawaiian Music Series

Maui

Thursday, February 28: 
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 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 www.lahainarestoration.org.

Jacob Jonas The Company

Maui

Thursday, February 28: 
Jacob Jonas The Company.
  Led by its 26-year-old namesake, Jacob Jonas The Company has gained an international profile for honest storytelling, visceral performances, and visual content creation. The Company showcases their unique mix of contemporary ballet, breakdance, and acrobatic movement, bringing dance into the world in new and exciting ways. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 1 Cameron Wy., Kahului.  7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

Starry Night Cinema: Incredibles 2

Maui

Friday, February 22: 
Starry Night Cinema: Incredibles 2. 
Bring a low-back beach chair and/or a blanket and spread out on the lawn for a special screening of “The Incredibles 2!”. Come early and enjoy preshow entertainment with Drew Martin and an art activity for the kids prior to the film. You can also purchase food and drinks from local food trucks and enter prize giveaway.  Enjoy some free family fun. If it’s rainy, the movie will be shown in the Castle Theater; seating is first come/first served. No coolers or outside food/beverages allowed. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, A&B Amphitheater, 1 Cameron Wy., Kahului.  7 p.m. For information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.