Nā Hōkū Hou!

The MACC brings Hawai’i’s musical Bests to Maui! This annual concert features winners from the Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, announced at the end of May by the Hawaii Association of Recording Arts. Enjoy the best contemporary music of Hawai‘i with current and previous years’ talented Nā Hōkū award-winners, in a gorgeous setting under the glowing […]

Sara Evans

Over the years, Evans has developed a reputation for delivering thoroughly satisfying albums full of great songs brought to life by her distinctive heart-in-the-throat voice. She has an edgy contemporary sensibility that keeps her at the vanguard of today’s successful country performers: her last four albums, certified Gold, Platinum or multi-Platinum. Include the top hits: […]

Harlem Quartet


The Quartet brings “a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent.” ( Cincinnati Enquirer.) Each member of the quartet is a seasoned solo artist, having appeared with major orchestras as well as solo and ensemble work. In addition to chamber music series around the world, Harlem collaborates with distinguished international […]

Eric Bibb

Eric Bibb

One of the most imaginative modern musicians working within the blues tradition today. Eric Bibb is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist with deep roots in American music –based on his own journey as a musician as well as his family background. As the godson of Paul Robeson, nephew of John Lewis, and son of Leon […]

Nick Swardson


Comedian, actor, and writer/producer, Nick Swardson, is well-known for his roles in the hit film, Grown Ups and its sequel Grown Ups 2. He first struck success in writing Malibu’s Most Wanted, and caught the attention of Happy Madison Productions, quickly becoming a fixture in that company, working with Adam Sandler and Kevin James. He […]

Yo-Yo Ma

Yo Yo Ma Portraits

His only concert in Hawaii, and only at The MACC! A superstar of the international music world comes to Maui! Kennedy Center Honoree, CultureConnect Ambassador and UN Messenger of Peace, Yo-Yo Ma has received numerous prestigious music awards and played as a soloist with most major orchestras to universal critical acclaim and the love of […]

Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2015

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A signature exhibit for the Maui Arts & Cultural Center, this much-anticipated statewide juried competition offers two substantial cash awards –the Jurors Choice Award sponsored by Jack and Carolyn Schaefer Gray and the Marian Freeman People’s Choice Award sponsored by Gage Schubert. Held as a triennial since 2003, the Challenge continues to encourage Hawai‘i’s artists […]

Friday through Tuesday, Dec. 26-30: FirstLight Film Festival

The 16th annual FirstLight: Academy Screenings festival continues at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s Castle Theater this Friday through Tuesday. It will feature both Hawaii premieres and official submissions for Best Foreign Language Film. This weekend’s films include Dear White People, The Gambler, Beyond the Lights, Nightcrawler and more. Days and times vary. 4-Admission Fast Pass Available. […]

Jason Mraz and Raining Jane

Jason Mraz is a California-based singer/songwriter whose laid-back, melodic songs reveal influences from folk to hip-hop to soft rock. “Mraz has proven himself to be a reliable pop craftsman whose crowd-pleasing melodies can encompass both cheeky humor and earnest sincerity.” (All Music Guide) Mraz met up with LA-based folk-rock band, Raining Jane, in 2006, and […]

Heritage Films: “Ola Na Iwi & Ka Ho’ina”

Sunday December 14, 3:00 pm, McCoy Studio Theater “The more active we are in honoring our kūpuna, the more mana we get.” – Kaleikoa Ka’eo Ola Nā ‘Iwi and Ho’ina are two short films that explore the events leading to the establishment and implementation of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and […]