Haiku Hillbillys at 3rd Friday in Makawao

Don’t miss your favorite hillbillies at the Makawao’s 3rd friday

MAPA presents ‘Oliver!’


Maui Academy of Performing Arts’ (MAPA) Summer Musical Theatre Camp presents the musical Oliver! this Thursday and Friday, July 17-18, at the Aaliikuhonua Creative Arts Center. It’s based on Charles Dickens’ classic story of orphan Oliver Twist. Hit tracks include “Food, Glorious Food,” “Consider Yourself” and “As Long as He Needs Me.” Bring the family! 7pm. $12-18. Seabury Hall’s ‘A’ali’ikūhonua […]

Makawao Third Friday Town Party


The summer fun continues with Makawao Third Friday this Friday, July 17. Enjoy the quaint paniolo life, shop local merchants and savor the unique flavors of this Upcountry town. Slow down and take a moment to smell the great outdoors. And when you’re done, just head over to Casanova for some great late night music with Maui’s Soul Kitchen. Free. […]

Maui Guitar Extravaganza Kickoff Concert


  Maui Guitar Extravaganza presents Benjamin Verdery, Andrew York and Ian O’Sullivan this Tuesday, July 7 at the Makawao Union Church. A precursor to a week-long Ben Verdery Maui Guitar master class, the concert will feature both solo and ensemble performances. The guitarists’ extensive experience include stints at the Yale School of Music and the Los Angeles Guitar […]

Soul Kitchen at Casanova


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. […]

Makawao Rodeo and Paniolo Parade


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 […]

Full Moon Yoga at Lumeria

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This Thursday, July 2, Lumeria Maui presents Full Moon Yoga with guest instructor Clover Love. Dedicated to expanding your yoga experience and knowledge, the monthly moonlit sessions feature instructors from varying specialties. Clover Love brings experience with Vinyasa yoga as well as Hot Yoga Sequence. Stay after for a post yoga meal (included in ticket price). Spaces […]

Heart of The Hui at the Hui No`eau

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  This Thursday, June 11, check out the Hui No’eau‘s Heart of the Hui exhibition. It’s a student and faculty show that features more than 150 works in all mediums. From drawing, painting, glassblowing and ceramics, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. The annual exhibition celebrates art education at the Hui while encouraging learning, creativity and experimentation. The […]

Makawao History Museum wins two Hawaii preservation awards


The little Makawao History Museum has recently been honored with a couple pretty substantial awards. On May 29, at the Historic Hawaii Foundation‘s 2015 Preservation Honor awards ceremony on Oahu, the museum walked out with two awards. First, the museum itself won the Preservation Commendation Award. This award goes to an individual, organization or agency that takes […]

Alexander Academy presents ‘Cinderella’ at Seabury Hall


The Alexander Academy presents Cinderella this Saturday and Sunday, June 6-7, at the Seabury Hall’s ‘A‘ali‘ikuhonua Creative Arts Center. One hundred and fifty student dancers, aged three to adult, will perform contemporary, jazz, and hip hop pieces alongside the ballet. The show will also feature professional dancer Nathaniel Hunt. $10-30. Saturday (2pm & 6pm) Sunday (2pm.) ‘A‘ali‘ikuhonua Creative Arts […]

Keiki Oil Pastels Class at Makawao Public Library


Keiki 5-10 are welcome to explore oil pastels with artist Shirley Dumo this Saturday, May 30, at the Makawao Public Library. Keiki will learn about techniques, color blending and contrast, then get an opportunity to create. Massage your child’s creativity with story and art. All supplies provided, but reservations are required. Free. 2-3:30pm. Makawao Public Library (1159 […]

Memorial Day Ceremony at Makawao Cemetery


Join the Maui County Veterans Council for a Memorial Day ceremony honoring all who fought for our country this Monday, May 25. The ceremony features the King Kekaulike High School Band, a helicopter flower drop, white dove release and local speakers. Col. Kenneth Hara, the deputy adjutant of the Army Hawaiian National Guard, will address attendees. Feel […]

“Spring Time Blues” Makawao’s Third Friday

Makawao Third Friday event has the theme of “Spring Time Blues,” featuring a classic car show and music on the mainstage by local band, Rosalind Modica’s Blues Society. Makawao Elementary 5th grade students will be performing 3 songs at the main stage at 6:15. You can also hear live music by Sweet Yum Yum Beets […]

Makawao Third Friday


Step back in time and enjoy the paniolo culture and small town charm of Makawao Town during the Makawao Third Friday town party on May 15. Kama’aina and visitors alike are welcome to enjoy live entertainment, shop merchants and savor the unique flavors of this Upcountry town. Slow down and take a moment to smell the great Upcountry outdoors. […]

Carrie Gebb opens new Driftwood boutique in Makawao

Carrie Gebb opens new boutique Driftwood in Makawao

Award-winning Makawao salon owner Carrie Gebb celebrated the opening of her new women’s lifestyle boutique Driftwood on Sunday, May 3. The new boutique is located in Makawao on the corner of Makawao Avenue and Ai Street, across from the public parking lot. Driftwood places an emphasis on local goods made in Hawaii, and currently carries […]

Seabury Hall Craft Fair

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The annual Seabury Hall Craft Fair celebrates millennials by featuring some of the island’s most promising talent. In honor of the school’s 51st anniversary, student artists, entrepreneurs and chefs have taken the driver’s seat in the production of this year’s fair. Shop your last minute Mother’s Day gifts and stroll more than 100 crafters who’ve produced items ranging […]