Ku Mai Ka Hula Competition at the @MauiArtsCulture Center


The Maui Arts and Cultural Center will host the 10th annual Ku Mai Ka Hula Competition, which runs from this Thursday, Sept. 10 to Saturday, Sept. 12. Thursday will feature a talk story and live performance about Hawaiian song composer Johnny Almeida (7:30pm). Friday will highlight solo competitions for both the kane and the wahine, culminating in the crowning of Mr. […]

Country Music Cutie and Superstar Billy Currington Tickets on Sale tomorrow! @MauiArtsCulture Center

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Ladies, get your phones ready because country superstar and cutie Billy Currington is coming to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC). Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 10am. Currington will have special guests Anuhea and Marty Dread at the A&B Amphitheatre on Saturday, Oct. 17. This summer, he celebrates his ninth #1 hit “Don’t It” […]

Maui Calls at the @MauiArtsCulture Center

Maui Calls 2014 @ Maui Arts & Cultural Center

The Maui Arts and Culture Center invites all to Maui Calls, its 21st annual fundraising gala. Celebrate the Boat Days of Old Hawaii this Friday, Aug. 14. Featuring an extensive wine list, gourmet pupu, live music and dancing, MACC supporters flood the venue’s pavilion for an evening of cheer. Shop the silent and live auction. A […]

#NSFW Don’t Miss Aussie @JimJefferies this Thursday at the MACC #mauicomedyfestival


Seriously, If you love @Mauitime and think progressively, don’t miss Jim Jefferies. His #Freedumb tour is funny as hell and his gun control bit went viral last month after continued gun violence on the mainland. Watch video below and view a handful of tweets. Woopie Goldberg is a complete moron #BillCosby — jim jefferies (@jimjefferies) July […]

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 […]

Lei Day at the Bailey House Museum and @MauiArtsCultural Center

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May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii and the Bailey House Museum and Maui Arts and Cultural Center want to celebrate with you. The Bailey House will have special exhibits, cultural demonstrations and guest speakers (10am-4pm; free). You can also learn to string floral lei to the live tunes of Walter and Luana Kawaiae’a. Following sunset, head […]

10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Shanghai Circus

Most of acrobats and contortionists who make up the New Shanghai Circus have been training in China since they were eight or 10 years old. They’ve been visiting Maui for a few years now, and soon will do so again. The circus comes to town (that would be the Maui Arts & Cultural Center) on Jan. […]

This Friday, Sept. 19: Ron White at the MACC

Hailing from the Lone Star State is Grammy-nominated Blue Collar Comedy Tour-featured artist Ron White. The self proclaimed redneck will take Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s stage this Friday on the Maui leg of his tour. Having sold more than 10 million albums, White continues to make audiences laugh. $45-$65. 7:3opm. Maui Arts and Cultural Center (One […]

POSTPONED: This Friday, August 8: Maui Calls @MauiArtsCulture

NOTE: This event has been postponed due to projected storms this weekend. This year, the theme of Maui Calls–the Maui Arts and Culture Center‘s annual fundraising gala–is “Celebrating the Songs of Hawaii.” It will feature chef-crafted samplings, an extensive wine list and live Hawaiian music. You can also shop the silent and live auction, which will be packed […]

This Sunday, July 13: Charice Pempengco @MauiArtsCulture

YouTube sensation, Billboard chart topper and X Factor Philippines judge Charice Pempengco will take to the Maui Arts and Cultural Center stage this Sunday. Producer David Foster and Oprah Winfrey are just a couple of fans who’ve cheered on Charice. Her hit singles include “Pyramid” and “Before It Explodes.” She also crossed over into television by landing a role […]

World Cup Fans: USA vs Belgium on Big Screen at Castle Theatre 10am Today

  Watch it at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s beautiful big screen!

Matisyahu Q & A

Musician and activist Matthew Paul Miller, known by his Hebrew name Matisyahu, took the Maui Arts & Cultural Center Stage with Steel Pulse on June 14th, 2014. We caught up with him to talk about his new album, Akeda. MAUITIME: Welcome to Maui, Matisyahu! Reggae really resonates with Hawaii. Can you remind us how you […]

This Sunday, June 22: 23rd Annual Ki Ho’alu Slack Key Guitar Festival

This Sunday, the Maui Arts and Cultural Center and The Maui News are presenting the 23rd annual Ki Ho’alu Slack Key Guitar Festival. Featured performers will include Danny Carvalho, Hapa (Barry Flanagan), Stephen Inglis, John Ka’aina, George Kahumoku, Keale, Kaoru Kohnoike, George Ku, LT Smooth, Bobby Moderow, Brother Noland, Jeff Peterson, Glen Smith and Paul Togioka. The public […]

MauiTime’s Awesome Calendar of Events | May 29-June 4th, 2014

BIG SHOWS FEEL DI VIBZ- Fri, May 30. Come Upcountry this Friday night and check out the “Bring Them Together” album release party with The Lambsbread & Messenjah Selah LIVE. Roots Reggae, Dancehall, and a likkle bit mo fyah! Every last Friday of the month with DJ Irie Dole of Q103/Jah Warrior Shelter Hi-Fi, and […]

This Thursday, May 29: Xavier Rudd @MauiArtsCulture

Australian native Xavier Rudd takes the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater stage this Thursday. The one-man show has taken Australia and Canada’s music festival stages by storm. Surrounded by a host of instruments, the barefoot singer often uses music to highlight social and spiritual themes. From his drums to didgeridoos, he makes a whole range of unique and […]

Here’s Why Dean Wong Of Maui’s Imua Family Services Will Never Stop Dreaming


Dean Wong is a dreamer. Not the kind who sits and ponders “what if,” the one who truly believes that a person can make his or her personal and career visions a reality. “I’ve always believed that anything you dream can be possible,” Wong says. “I’ve never not believed that the things you dream can […]