Sunday Poi Supper at Whole Foods Market

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Whole Foods Market and Edible Hawaiian Islands present a farm-to-table experience called Sunday Poi Supper this Sunday, July 5. A benefit for Pomaikaʻi Elementary School’s school garden, the evening will feature a carefully curated three-course meal by Chef James Simpliciano. Guests will be treated to a demo pounding fresh pa`i`ai with Hokuao Pelligrino from Noho`ana Farm, […]

Lahaina 4th of July Celebration and Firework Show

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The Westside lights up for the annual Lahaina 4th of July Celebration and Firework Show this Saturday. The Library Lawn will host the University of Texas Arlington Faculty Jazz Band (5pm), Chop Suey Jazz Quartet (6pm) and Maui Community Band (7pm). Warm up your vocal chords at the Karaoke Contest at the Wharf Cinema (5-9pm). Front […]

Soul Kitchen at Casanova

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Join Soul Kitchen and dance off some of that rodeo dust this Saturday, July 4 at Casanova. Following the Makawao Rodeo, the party continues down the street with live performances from local blues rock band Soul Kitchen. Catch a second wind with the eight-piece band and, as a special guest, Hawaiian steel guitarist Joel Katz. $10. 10-12pm. […]

Eli-Mac at the Queen Kaahumanu Center

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The Queen Ka`ahumanu Shopping Center’s Saturdays in the Shade series is presenting former American Idol contestant Camile Velasco–aka Eli-Mac. The Maui girl has toured internationally, opened for Lauryn Hill and released her latest EP Dupstop last fall. Super Dub Tribe, Hula with Aunty Doll and a Keiki Ukulele Competition will be included in the lineup. Enjoy giveaways and enter […]

Lahaina Jodo Obon Festival

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  As part of an island-wide festival, the Lahaina Jodo Mission will host its Obon Festival this Friday, July 3. The Buddhist festival honors ancestors with ritual food offerings, lantern lighting and traditional dances. The festival continues throughout the summer, popping up at missions around the island. The festival has evolved into a social and cultural event centering […]

Lanai Pineapple Festival

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Check out the annual Lanai Pineapple Festival at Dole Park this weekend. See Uncle Willie K and fireworks on Saturday. Enjoy crafts, games, food booths, activities, prizes and exhibits. Saturday will include a 4th of July firework display at 9pm. Expeditions will be running a special late night ferry to Maui on Saturday at 10pm. The festival runs Friday […]

Wailuku First Friday Town Party

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Kickoff your July 4th Weekend this Friday, July 3 at the Wailuku First Friday town party. Shop local merchants, enjoy live music at every corner and pick up dinner for the ohana from the town’s favorite restaurants. Pau hana with friends in the beer garden and benefit Kumu A’o Inc. complete with live Hawaiian music. Be sure […]

Makawao Rodeo and Paniolo Parade

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Mark your calendar for the 60th annual Makawao Rodeo and Paniolo Parade this Independence Day weekend. It starts Thursday, July 2 and runs through the Saturday, July 4. Hundreds of paniolo and spectators will gather for Thursday’s Bull bash (7pm), Friday’s qualifying rounds & night show and Saturday’s Paniolo Parade (9am). The parade will feature rodeo […]

Michelle Branch at the @MauiArtsCulture Center

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Country music star Michelle Branch will perform on the Maui Arts and Cultural Center stage this Thursday, July 2. The Arizona native won recognition for her two chart-topping albums, The Spirit Room and Hotel Paper. But it was Branch’s collaboration with Carlos Santana on The Game of Love that landed her a Grammy. And now she’s returning to the stage as […]

Jazz Maui 2015 at Shops of Wailea

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Arts Education for Children Group presents Jazz Maui 2015 this Thursday, July 2 at the Shops of Wailea. It’s an island-wide initiative to provide opportunities for artistic and cultural enrichment, and the evening will feature performances by the King Kekaulike High School student band, Na Ali`i and the Chop Suey Jazz Band. Free. 6:30-8:30pm. Shops at Wailea (3750 […]

‘The Wizard of Oz’ at the Queen Kaahumanu Center

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Take a break from the summer heat and catch a flick with the kids at the Queen Ka`ahumanu Center’s Consolidated Theater this Wednesday, July 2. The Keiki Film Hui series returns and for just $1 you can see the classic The Wizard of Oz. Buy tickets ahead of time to avoid sold-out seats. Keiki concession specials available. $1. 10am. Queen Ka`ahumanu Center […]

Drew Toonz: What did P Diddy do with that kettlebell?

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MauiTime’s Maui Movie Theaters & Showtimes | June 25-July 1, 2015

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NEW THIS WEEK JUST THE WAY YOU ARE – NR – Romance/Comedy – A popular guy bets his buddy that he can woo a nerdy girl in 30 days. But what if the girl is way more clever than the guy? 99 min. TERMINATOR GENISYS – PG13 – Action/Sci-Fi – Kyle Reese goes back in […]

Jazz Maui presents Arturo O’Farrill Sextet @MauiArtsCulture

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Jazz Maui 2015 presents the Grammy Award winning Arturo O’Farrill Sextet, featuring trumpet player Jim Seeley, this Wednesday, July 1 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. The University of Texas Arlington Faculty Jazz Sextet will open the show. Aspiring artists will be able to attend daytime workshops in the McCoy Theatre at 10am, 1pm and 2:15pm (separate […]

MauiTime’s Maui Calendar of Events | June 25-July 1st, 2015

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BIG SHOWS ON MAUI ONE MAN’S TREASURE- Thu, Jun 26. The Maui Slam presents their monthly spoken word contest. Show starts at 9:30pm. 21 and over. $10 cover. Casanova. (1188 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-0220; Casanovamakawao.com TAIKO FESTIVAL – Fri, Jun 26. Zenshin Daiko’s 16th annual taiko festival concert will start off with Puna Taiko from Hawaii […]

Storytime Arts Adventure at Hana Public Library

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Hana Public & School Library presents a Storytime Arts Adventure this Tuesday, June 30 with Savanna. Keiki ages three and older are invited to join for the program, art, games and adventure! Keiki must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Free. 10:30am storytime/ 11:30am activities. Hana Public & School Library (4111 Hwy., Hana); 808-248-4848, […]