How to Draw Dragons at Makawao Public Library

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  Keiki are welcome to explore their imagination and learn to draw dragons this Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Makawao Library. Children ages 5-11 will be guided under the direction of art teacher Pamela Hayes. All supplies will be provided and reservations are required due to space limitations. Free. 2-3:30pm. Makawao Public Library (1159 Makawao Ave.); 808-573-8785. -Marina […]

Lahaina Hongwanji Mission Obon Festival

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The Lahaina Hongwanji Mission presents its Obon Festival this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7 and 8. Rooted in Buddhist practice, the festival honors ancestors with ritual food offerings, lantern lighting and traditional dance. Free. 6:30pm service. 8pm dance. Lahaina Hongwanji (551 Wainee St., Lahaina), Lahainahongwanji.com -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo courtesy of LHM FB

Wailuku First Friday Town Party

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Pau hana your week and first Friday of the month with 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 eateries. With much to explore, kama’aina and tourists alike mingle with Wailuku’s rich history as a backdrop. Gather with friends in […]

Huliau Food and Film Festival at Seabury Hall

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The Maui Huliau Foundation presents the third annual Huliau Food & Film Festival this Friday, Aug. 7 at Seabury Hall’s lower lawn. Enjoy eight farm-to-table pupu stations and two desserts stations by chefs including Isaac Bancaco of Andaz, John Cadman of Pono Pies and Lyndon Honda of Laulima Events and Catering. Locally brewed beer and wine will be […]

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing Remembrance

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  This Thursday, Aug. 6, The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui, Maui Peace Education Foundation and Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration Committee invite you to remember the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Japan. The evening will feature a keynote by Nuclear Age Peace Foundation President David Krieger, performances by Maui Taiko, Sendai Japan folk singer Junko Nakagawa and […]

Patton Oswalt at @MauiArtsCulture Center

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The Maui Comedy Festival Summer Series of Comedy continues with Patton Oswalt this Thursday, Aug. 6 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. The Grammy nominated comedian is a writer, King of Queens actor and, of course, the voice of Ratatouille’s Remy. Playing off topics ranging from pop culture to foreign policy, Oswalt has won over audiences young […]

MauiTime’s Maui Calendar of Events | July 30-August 5, 2015

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BIG SHOWS ON MAUI Bay to Hawaii Blue Moon Festival – Fri. Jul 31. Come see the creative revitalization efforts of Kokopele in Wailuku Town. Enjoy a night of family fun, fantastic music and some of Maui’s finest vendors for the flagship Blue Moon Festival. People from all over Maui will flock to this gathering […]

ANT-MAN New Movie Review

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I enjoy most Marvel movies but many of them suffer from the same problem: they take themselves too seriously. It’s one thing to make a straight-faced film about a muscular Norse god who wields a hammer, can fly and has wind-blown locks. It’s another to make such a film–Kenneth Branagh’s Thor–as a Shakespearean update with […]

World’s Largest Golf Outing at Kaanapali Golf Resort

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Kaanapali Golf Resort joins more than a dozen states and courses this Monday, Aug. 3 for the World’s Largest Golf Outing. It’s a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). The registration includes a donation to WWP, green fee and swag. The highest fundraising team and the lowest scoring team will each win a prize. $99 […]

Maui Masterworks Festival at @MauiArtsCulture Center

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The Maui Chamber Orchestra presents the Maui Masterworks Festival and a premiere of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozartʻs Great Mass in C Minor this Sunday, Aug. 2 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. More than 100 singers, including the Maui Masterworks Chorale, will be joined by Audrey Luna, LaDonna Manternach, Jim Price and Eric Trumpowsky under the direction of Maestro Robert E. Wills. The afternoon will feature pieces like Horn […]

Fourth Annual Kraig Vickers 5K and 3K Run

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  The fourth annual Kraig Vickers 5K and 3K Run returns to Maui’s north shore this Sunday, Aug. 2 at Kanaha Beach Park. It’s a tribute to the Maui serviceman killed in combat in Afghanistan, and we’re all invited to participate in the walk/run in his memory. The course starts at the end of Kanaha Beach Park and finishes at Kanaha’s […]

Maui Pranksters’ tribute to Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead

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Celebrate the life and music of Jerry Garcia & The Grateful Dead with the Maui Pranksters this Saturday, Aug. 1 at Charley’s. The “The Days Between” show will feature the Maui Pranksters’ psychedelic, jam rock. Inspired by Jerry Garcia and Grateful Dead songs, the group continue on this North Shore tradition. 21+ 10pm. $10. Charley’s Restaurant and […]

DOGust the 1st Birthday Bash

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This Saturday, Aug. 1, the Maui Humane Society invites you to DOGust the 1st, a party celebrating the birth of all of the shelter’s dogs. Bring the ohana for cake, a pinata, scavenger hunt and more. Take a break from the fun in the sun with Tutu’s Shave Ice or grab lunch from the Big Beach BBQ […]

Lanai Fifth Friday Town Party

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Lanai rejoins the Friday Town Party fun this Friday, July 31 with Fifth Friday Lanai. Gather the family for a night of food booths, music and a special ’80s double-feature movie screening of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Stroll the  classic and custom cars display, tour the newly renovated Lanai Theater as well […]

The Society of Seven at @MauiArtsCulture Center

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Spanning more than five decades of show business, The Society of Seven will perform at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center this Friday, July 31. Tony Ruivivar, Bert Sagum, Michael Laygo, Hoku Low, Wayne Wakai, Jun Estanislau and Roy Venturina reunite to bring fans their signature charm. Joining them will be vocalist Lhey Bella. Brace yourself for the […]

Bay to Hawaii Blue Moon Festival at the Wailuku Banyan Tree

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Kokopele Maui presents the Blue Moon Festival this Friday, July 31 under Wailuku’s Banyan tree. The evening’s lineup includes Kreayshawn, The Grouch, The Free Radicals Projekt and more. The event is open to all ages and various vendors will be on hand with food available for purchase. Be sure to check out Kokopele’s famous jerk […]