Top 10 Reasons to go to Maui’s 5th annual Jazz and Blues Festival

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Kenneth Martinez Burgmaier, the filmmaker and founder of the annual Maui Jazz and Blues Festivals, says the event is magical. Looking over the schedule, it’s hard to argue with him. “Following the success of producing over 50 Music Festivals in Hawaii, I’m honored to produce another music festival with such revered artists performing for the Maui […]

Dr. John Demartini at the Andaz Maui Resort


This Wednesday, Sept. 9, Dr. John Demartini presents Accessing Your 7 Greatest Powers at the Andaz Maui Resort. The international speaker, author and researcher will offer practical steps for making positive personal changes in your life. His work has appeared in O Magazine, Huffington Post and on the big screen in Rhonda Byrne’s The Secret. $35-45/ Group rates available. 7:30 pm-9:30pm. […]

14th annual Richard Hoopii Leo Kiekie Falsetto Competition

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Festivals of Aloha‘s Richard Ho`opi`i Leo Ki`eki`e Falsetto Competition returns for its 14th consecutive year this Saturday, Sept. 5. The contest showcases Maui’s finest amateur male falsetto performers. It’s an opportunity to highlight Hawaiian language and music traditions, and the evening will also feature special guest performances. Festivals of Aloha ribbon accepted for entry. Admission advance $5/ $10 […]

Frank Family Vineyards Wine Tasting at Gannon’s


Swirl, sip and savor during Gannon’s Wine Tasting with Frank Family Vineyards this Friday, Aug. 28. Former Chairman of Walt Disney Television and Telecommunications, Rich Frank tried his luck in Napa Valley as a wine-maker. Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Awards, Napa Valley Chardonnay Awards and Napa Valley Carneros Pinot Noir Awards are just some of the […]

Watch ‘Back to The Future’ at Gannon’s


Enjoy a movie under the stars on Gannon’s beautifully manicured lawn this Wednesday, Aug. 26. Featuring the 1982 classic Back to The Future, the evening’s entry fee includes popcorn and a beach chair. Call for tickets or buy at door. Arrive early for a cocktail at the restaurant’s Red Bar. $5. 8:30pm. Gannon’s (100 Wailea Golf Club Dr.), […]

Joe’s Nuevo Latino Closes Its Doors in Wailea

Chef Bev Gannon. Photo by Sean M. Hower

What started with much fanfare has now seemingly ended in flames. When restauranteur and chef Beverly Gannon announced her partnership with Chef Roger Stettler and Greg Shepherd of Island Restaurant Management earlier this year in January, I had dreamy expectations of a new restaurant trifecta on Maui. But as we all know, reality can bite. And […]

Fustini’s Oils and Vinegars Turns One


Fustini’s Oils and Vinegars invites you to its first anniversary this Saturday, July 25 at its location in the Shops at Wailea. Enjoy music from Mele Ukulele, appetizers dressed with Fustini’s oils and vinegars and door prizes. Shop all day because 10 percent of proceeds will benefit Malama Family Recovery Center. Parking will be validated for all […]

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Night of Shooting Stars


BasketballMaui’s Night of Shooting Stars is returning for its fifth year this Saturday, June 27 at the Wailea Tennis Center. The celebrity game will feature NBA players and local celebrities like Anthony Tolliver, CJ Watson, Kenny Dobbs, Bill Amis, Mayor Alan Arakawa, Kanoa Leahey, Eric Gilliom, Trisha Smith and Sofia Godinez Miller. Cow Pig Bun will be on hand to […]

Ganjafest at Mulligan’s on the Blue


This Saturday, June 27, Willie K and Maui Tribe Productions present Ganjafest 2015 at Mulligan’s on the Blue. Enjoy music, food trucks, street vendors and music. It features live music from Common Sense, The Deborah Vial band, The Freeradicals Projekt, The Minorities, Soul Kitchen, Indio and Avi and Alika Nakooka. Kathy “Tita” Collins will serve as master of ceremonies! […]

Poker with the Pros


Basketball Maui presents Poker with the Pros this Thursday, June 25 at the Grand Wailea Ballroom. Featuring Anthony Tolliver of the Detroit Pistons and CJ Watson of the Indiana Pacers, as well as PGA golfer Brett Gorney and more along with a host of local celebrities. Guests will be treated to heavy pupu, sweets by resort chef […]

Swingin’ Tiki Time with Eric Gilliom and Kit Kat Cabaret


Eric Gilliom and his all-star band invites you for a swingin’ tiki time this Saturday, June 13 at Mulligan’s on the Blue. The Maui Kit Kat Club Cabaret will be special guests, and the evening is sure to transport you to old Hawaii. Guests are invited to don their best vintage aloha wear, grab an umbrella drink and enjoy […]

Taste of Wailea

Taste of Wailea co-hosted by WHERE Hawaii is the crown jewel event of Maui Film Festival’s culinary arts celebrations, the 16th annual Taste of Wailea will be presented by Wailea Resort’s most celebrated chefs and restaurants

Taste of Chocolate

Taste of Chocolate co-hosted by Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea and Variety is Maui Film Festival’s over-the-top event for chocolate lovers! Eat it, drink it, love it. Dress up and experience the never-been-there, never-had-that, extraordinary flavors and sensual experience that is the Taste of Chocolate

Maui Film Festival

Various screening days, times, & titles in the Castle Theater, McCoy Theater, or Wailea. Daily screenings of acclaimed films. During the festival, enjoy celebrity tributes, filmmaker panels and special events around Wailea, as well as film features. ”Fast Pass” ticket packages and individual film tickets available