Akaku Introduction to Public Access TV


Get a behind-the-scenes look at Akaku Public Access TV this Monday, July 6. Curious minds will learn about the station’s policies and procedures while getting a glimpse of both field and studio production. Learn more about Akaku and the role they play in Maui County. The class is a stepping stone to certification in any of Akaku’s other […]

Eli-Mac at the Queen Kaahumanu Center


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 […]

Michelle Branch at the @MauiArtsCulture Center


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 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 […]

Three Information Sessions for immigrants in Maui County coming soon


The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and the County of Maui’s Immigrant Services Division will be hosting three “Information Sessions” later this week for immigrants. The workshops will cover “employment eligibility, green cards, naturalization, petition for relatives and other issues,” according to a June 22 news release from the county. Here’s the schedule: Thursday, June 25, 2015 […]

24th Annual Ki Ho’alu Festival at the @MauiArtsCulture Center

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This Sunday, June 28, the 24th annual Ki Ho`alu Festival returns to the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. The premiere slack key guitar festival will feature great performers and food vendors. Musicians will include Bobby Moderow Jr., Stephen Inglis, Paul Togioka, Michael Keale, Glen Smith, Kawika Kahiapo, Aja Gample, Dwight Kanae, Peter Apo, George Kahumoku, Jr., Kevin & Ikaika […]

Catalyst Soccer: Kahului Player Development Program

Catalyst Soccer provides great week-long soccer camps for players ages from 4 to 14, of all abilities. With instruction from Director and former professional player Paul Holocher, these camps will inspire any young player who wants to learn and play the great game of soccer

Halau Hula O Keola Ali`i O Ke Kai @MauiArtsCulture

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Kumu Hula Iola Balubar’s Halau Hula O Keola Ali`i O Ke Kai celebrates four decades of Polynesian dance this Saturday, June 27 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. With students who’ve danced with the troop from keiki to kupuna, the evening will commemorate the legacy and history that Aunty Iola continues to build. Enjoy […]

Zenshin Daiko Taiko Festival @MauiArtsCulture


Enjoy the art of taiko at the 16th annual Zenshin Daiko Taiko Festival this Friday, June 26 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Opening the show will be the youth of Big Island’s Puna Taiko. Zenshin Daiko’s troop of 50 performers will follow. So just sit back and let the beat take over. $20 adults, $10 […]

‘How To Train Your Dragon 2′ at Queen Kaahumanu Center


Take a break from the summer heat and catch a flick with the kids at the Queen Kaahumanu Center this Wednesday, June 24 for a buck! The Keiki Film Hui series returns and this week’s feature is How To Train Your Dragon 2. Purchase tickets ahead of time to guarantee admission. Keiki concession specials available. $1. […]

MAMo at the @MauiArtsCulture Center


The Maui Arts and Cultural Center, in collaboration with the PA‘I Foundation, is presenting Maoli Arts Month (MAMo) this Saturday, June 20. MAMo’s Wearable Art Show celebrates Hawaiian culture and fashion. From contemporary cutting edge designs to traditional patterns and motifs, there will be a range of pieces on display from local artists like Maile Andrade, Koa Johnson, Anna […]

Surfrider Foundation’s Surfboard Swap at Hawaiian Island Surf and Sport


  Surfrider Foundation Maui and Hawaiian Island Surf and Sport invites you to buy, sell and/or trade your boards this Friday, June 19. Gear up for summer while getting rid of extra baggage. New and used boards are welcome–just name the right price! It’s another event commemorating International Surfing Day, and participants who sign up to be […]

Jon Anderson to play the @MauiArtsCulture Center


The Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s Solo Sessions presents multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Jon Anderson this Friday, June 19. He’s a former lead singer of the rock band YES. Responsible for contributing to YES mega hits like “Close to the Edge”, “Awaken” and “The Gates of Delirium”, Anderson has also pulled off successful collaborations with performers like Vangelis. […]

UPDATED: Maui PD seeks public’s help in finding missing person

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NOTE: On June 12, the Maui PD announced this person has been found in good health. *   *   * According to a news release sent out a little after midnight on June 11, the Maui Police Department is looking for a missing person and wants the public’s help. His name is Kency Besiko and […]

HouseMart Ben Franklin Summer Craft Classes


Nurture your keiki’s creativity this summer with HouseMart Ben Franklin craft classes that run from Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19 at the Queen Ka`ahumanu Center location. Classes for children 8-10 (10am-12 noon) and 11 and up (1pm to 3pm) will explore various crafting skills, mediums and techniques. Let your keiki get lost in their imaginations. All supplies included. […]

Diana Ross @MauiArtsCulture


For the first time ever, Diana Ross will perform this Sunday, June 14 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. The Motown legend (as well as Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient) has a career that spans six decades and a catalog of hits including “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “Stop! In the Name of Love.” She’s […]