BIG SHOWS ON MAUI
8TH ANNUAL DEREK BEATY HOLIDAY JAZZ JAM- Thu, Dec 18. Oh yeah, Maui folks and Jazz lovers! Cheers to the 8th Annual Derek Beaty Jazz Jam on the North Shore. Get ready to jive and get down with your favorite Maui Jazz artists, and special guests The North Shore Sextet (6:30-8:30pm), and Wavetrain featuring Mr. Mark Johnstone and Friends (9pm). No cover. 21 and over. Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon. (142 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-8085; Charleysmaui.com
OLELO MANAWA- Thu, Dec 18. Formerly known as the Maui Poetry Slam, check out the voices and writings of Maui’s Olelo Manawa spoken word artists and poets. New artists are always welcome. The event theme is Holiday Joy- Holiday Pain. 21 and over. Show starts at 9:30pm. $10 cover. Casanova (1188 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-0220; Casanovamaui.com
MAKAWAO THIRD FRIDAY – Fri, Dec 19. Put on an extra layer for Makawao Third Friday’s Winter Wonderland Town Party. The evening will start with live music from the Seabury Hall carolers and Shea Derrick & The Cream. You can grab a bite at local food vendors and restaurants while checking your list twice at local merchants and vendors. Maui Hands will host a keiki poetry, dance and musical program with proceeds to benefit children in need. Kick off your holiday festivity paniolo style in the heart of Maui’s cowboy town. 5pm. Makawao Town; Mauifridays.com
SHEA BUTTER & THE CREAM- Fri, Dec 19. Check out Makawao’s Third Friday event, and stay for some more fun and music by Shea Butter & The Cream. Dance and groove to some Funk, Rock, Hip Hop and Soul. 21 and over. Show starts at 9:30pm. $10 cover. Casanova (1188 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-0220; Casanovamaui.com
JINGLE ALL THE ‘90s – Flashback to the years of the Backstreet Boys, TLC and Whitney Houston while you deck the halls at Charley’s this Friday at their Jingle All The ’90s party. Groove to your favorite ’90s tunes and videos with DJ Blast in the mix. Dress to impress with holiday sweater and festive accessories for the Wild Winter Wonderland theme. $5 before 11pm / $10 after 11pm. 21 and over. Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon. (142 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-8085; Charleysmaui.com
BREW & VIEW: “NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION”- Fri, Dec 19. Check out this FREE holiday movie screening of the cult classic “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on the Mill House lawn! Come early for yummy tapas from Chef Marc MacDowell, enter the Ugly Sweater Contest, and sip on some Hot Apple Cider (spiked or un-spiked)! Tapas, gourmet popcorn bar, and pre-fun at 6pm, food and drink (both non alcoholic and alcoholic) will be available for purchase. Bring your low-back chairs, blankets and pillows. All ages are welcome, no outside food or drink is allowed. Gates open at 6pm, movie is at 8pm, after-movie cocktails til 11pm. Free. The Mill House Lawn at the Maui Tropical Plantation. (1670 Honoapi’ilani Hwy., Waikapu); 808-757-1202; email@example.com
JACQUES REUNION PARTY- Sat, Dec 20. Check out this special evening of celebration as we all reminisce over those Jacques on the North Shore party days. Oh, snap! Time to get your party on! This event might just be the blowout party of the year with DJ Boomshot, DJ Del Sol & DJ Big Mike in the house. 21 and over. Music starts at 10pm. $10 cover. Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon. (142 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-8085; Charleysmaui.com
LIM FAMILY CHRISTMAS – Sat, Dec 20.Come celebrate the Holiday Season with the angelic voices of Kohala’s “First Family of Hawaiian Music.” The Lim Family has been performing on the Kohala coast for over four decades. They now invite you to join them “in the parlor” with the family. Tickets are $12, $25, $35 & $45. 7:30pm. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
KAMINANDA- Sat, Dec 20. Here’s another Upcountry EDM event for all the Mauian’s that know what’s up! Check out DJ Sweet Beats, E.L.F. and more special guests and surprises. Pre-event tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com. 21 and over. Show starts at 10pm. $20 cover. Casanova (1188 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-0220; Casanovamaui.com
MAUI STAGE SHOWS
‘ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE, A LIVE RADIO PLAY’ – Fri, Dec 12, 2014 – Sun, Jan 11, 2015. A beloved holiday classic of a 1940’s radio broadcast of character George Bailey who considers ending his life on a dark Christmas Eve day. 7:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 3pm on Sundays. Pro Arts Playhouse (1280 S Kihei Rd, Kihei); 808-463-6550; Proartspacific.com
CHINO LAFORGE – Sat, Dec 20. Stretch your cheek muscles and brace yourself for Power Up Comedy’s Chino LaForge this Saturday at the Maui Theatre. The show will feature Sonny Dennis and will open with performances from Isaiah Izzy Coatney, Vince Foti, Corky Gardner and Chris Rose. Voted Maui’s Best Comedian two consecutive years in a row, Chino LaForge has been a pioneer in Maui’s comedy scene. Come see what all the buzz is about! Kama’aina $5. Visitors $15. VIP $25. 7pm. Maui Theatre (878 Front St., Lahaina); 808-856-7900; Mauitheatre.com
‘ULALENA – Mon-Fri. A nonpareil portal to Hawaiian history and kanaka maoli lore; what ‘Ulalena accomplishes–five night a weeks for 14 years strong–is without a doubt the most powerful and entertaining cultural education on Maui.$29.99 Keiki / $59.99 adults. Children 5 and under are free. Kama‘aina and military rates, dinner, and VIP packages are available. 5pm. Maui Theatre, (878 Front St., Lahaina); 808-856-7900; Mauitheatre.com
BURN’N LOVE–A MUSICAL JOURNEY STARRING DARREN LEE – Daily. Experience Elvis in Hawaii with Burn’n Love! Relive the nostalgia of Blue Hawaii and the Aloha from Hawaii live broadcast that made TV history with the most authentic Elvis tribute show ever presented on stage. Shows Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 8pm. Tickets start at $59.99; kama‘aina and military prices are available. A portion of every ticket sold benefits the Maui Food Bank. 8pm Maui Theatre, (878 Front St., Lahaina); 808-856-7900; Mauitheatre.com
HOLIDAY EVENTS ON MAUI
SANTA CLAUS VISITS QUEEN KAAHUMANU – Dec 7-23. Visit Santa at the back of the stage to get a wonderful shot on Santa’s lap! Don’t forget to tell him your wishes! 10am-8pm. Queen Kaahumanu Center (275 W Kaahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-877-4325; queenkaahumanucenter.com
SANTA ARRIVES AT KAANAPALI BEACH – Fri, Dec 19. Here comes Santa Claus on an outrigger canoe, complete with his paddling reindeer! Kama’aina and visitors alike are invited to welcome Santa when he comes ashore at Ka’anapali Beach this Friday (he’ll land in front of Hula Grill). Bring your camera and snap a photo with the Jolly Old Saint Nicholas. Keiki will be able to decorate cookies, too. Free. 3:30pm-5:30pm. Hula Grill Kaanapali (2435 Ka’anapali Pkwy.); Hulagrillkaanapali.com
HAWAIIAN HOLIDAZE AT BAILEY HOUSE MUSEUM – Sat, Dec 20. The Bailey House Museum invites you to a Hawaiian Holidaze this Saturday. It’s a benefit for Maui Family Support Services and guests are welcome to enjoy dinner, a silent auction and a no-host bar. Stroll the museum between 5:30-6:30pm with a guided tour at 6pm. Finish up your holiday shopping while supporting MFSS and their continued efforts. $45. 5:30pm-8:30pm. Bailey House Museum (2375A Main St., Wailuku); Mauimuseum.org
A TIKI XMAS BASH – Sat, Dec 20. ‘Tis the season to party with Next Level Entertainment’s DJ LX during A Tiki Xmas Bash this Saturday. Be naughty or nice with festive drink specials, including $5 libations and a dash of cinnamon Baileys. Come early and get a chance at giveaways. Crazy Cray and Jay J will be on deck, too! Free. 10pm. South Shore Tiki Lounge (1913 S. Kihei Rd.); Southshoretikilounge.com
MAUI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA’S CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CONCERT – Dec 20-21. The Maui Chamber Orchestra returns to the Iao Theatre for two Christmas shows this Saturday (7:30pm) and Sunday (3pm). Featuring one of the world’s favorite holiday orchestral works, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, guests will get to enjoy a collaboration between the orchestra and the Maui Masterworks Chorale. Special guests include Emily Haswell and Juilliard-trained Big Island trumpeter Andrea Lindborg. Prior to Sunday’s performance (1:30pm), the conductor Maestro Wills will host a Q&A with the audience. Iao Theater (68 N. Market St., Wailuku); 808-242-6969; MauiOnStage.com
KIMO WEST CHRISTMAS SPECIAL AT SLACK KEY SHOW – Dec 24-25. George Kahumoku Jr.’s Slack Key Show presents featured Guest Jim “Kimo” West – Christmas Special on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Maui. Hosted by George Kahumoku with his regulars, Da ‘Ukulele Boyz (Peter deAquino and Garrett Probst) with Sterling Seaton and dancer, Wainani Kealoha, performing beautiful hula. Purchase tickets online or over the phone. A Pre-show Dinner at the Sea House with Show package, and Kama’aina rates are available. 7:30pm. Napili Kai Beach Resort Aloha Pavillion (5900 Lower Hanoapiilani Rd., Lahaina); 808-669-3858; www.slackkeyshow.com
WINTER KEIKI CAMPS
WINTER WONDERLAND: CAMP KALUANUI – Dec 22, 23, 26, 29, 30, and Jan 2. Camp Kaluanui offers a diverse arts curriculum geared to stretch minds, exercise imaginations, keep the body active, and introduce new idea-generating techniques. Surrounded by the beauty of the Hui’s historical Kaluanui Estate, campers paint, build, design, dance, sing, and play their way through a balanced variety of artistic activities each day. 8:30am-4pm. Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-6560; huinoeau.com
WINTER BREAK GYMNASTICS – Dec 22-Jan 9. Experience an hour and a half of formal instruction, half an hour for BYO snack break, and an hour of supervised open gym. Reservations are required, as space is limited. Visit website for more information. $35 per 3-hour session, $70 per 6-hour session. Valley Isle Gymnastics (250 Alamaha St. Suite N-3, Kahului); 808-871-6116; valleyislegymnastics.com
OCEAN CAMP – Dec 29-31, Jan 5-9. Each day is designed to help children make direct connections with the wildlife and habitats they are learning about. Camp program includes many field trips and adventures, including surfing and windsurfing lessons, tidepool explorations, snorkel cruises to Molokini, trips to Maui Ocean Center and beach visits. The program also offers games, art, hands-on science exploration and more. Children learn about marine science and are encouraged to become lifelong stewards of the marine environment. For students in grades 1-5. 8am-4pm. Registration required by phone or through website. $80 per day or $325 per week. Pacific Whale Foundation – Discovery Center (300 Maalaea Rd., Wailuku); 808-249-8811; www.mauioceancamp.org
KAMP KRAZY TALES – Dec 29-Jan 3, Jan 5-9. The Drama Queen (Kristi Scott) and Keyboard Kim (Kim Vetterli), are teaming up again to present two drama/music Kamps this Winter for the Keiki and beyond! Young students will learn fun drama games and music techniques, and the Kamp will culminate with a short performance for parents. Pre-registration is required. No previous experience is necessary. Have fun during Winter Break with Pro Arts Pacific! Call or go online for more information or to register. $150. 9am-12pm. ProArts Playhouse – Azeka Shopping Center (1280 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei); 808-463-6550; www.proartspacific.com
PRINCESS DANCE CAMP- AGES 3-5 – Jan 5-9. Princesses will be whisked away to the land of fairy tales! Each day you’ll become a different princess and enjoy dancing, stories, activities and crafts. Bring your imagination and your favorite princess gear. Wear tiaras, tutus, tights, ballet slippers if you have them. Taught by Kathleen Schulz. Space is limited. For ages 3-5. Mon-Fri, 9am-12pm. $125/week. Maui Academy of Performing Arts (2027 Main St., Wailuku); 808-244-8760; mauiacademy.org
DANCE CAMP-AGES 6-10 – Jan 5-9. Students dive into ballet, jazz and hip hop technique, with a splash of contemporary and musical theatre styles of dance. They’ll also memorize brand new choreography, work in small groups with their peers, and experience what it takes to put on a costumed dance concert for their friends and family. Geared toward all levels, your blossoming dancer won’t want to miss being “Snowed In.” Taught by Rebecca Owen. For ages 6-10. Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm. $195/week. Maui Academy of Performing Arts (2027 Main St., Wailuku); 808-244-8760; mauiacademy.org
DRAMA CAMP – Jan 5-9. Students learn how to use their bodies, voices and imaginations to play characters from a variety of winter-themed stories. They’ll perform for family and friends on the last day of camp. Taught by Tina Kailiponi. For ages 5-9. Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm. $195/week. Maui Academy of Performing Arts (2027 Main St., Wailuku); 808-244-8760; mauiacademy.org
WINTER ANIMAL CAMP – Jan 5-9. This humane education program encourages campers to consider the many different ways we share the world with other living things, with the goal of inspiring respect and appreciation for all life, and encouraging conscientious decision making. Maui Humane Society’s Animal Camp is an educational camp where every day is filled with fun games, crafts, activities, guest speakers and time with the animals! Campers practice positive reinforcement training, socialization, and grooming of shelter pets and explore all aspects of the human-animal bond- cultivating compassion and encouraging campers to grow into responsible pet owners and advocates for the animals they love! Available for students in grades 2-5. $35/day or $145/week. Maui Humane Society (1350 Mehameha Loop, Puunene); 808-877-3680; mauihumanesociety.org
MAUI FOODIE EVENTS
VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASSES – (Every Thur.). See (and sample) how Chef’s uses local, organic and wholesome ingredients to make healthy and delicious entrées, soups, breakfast and desserts. No registration required. For a jump start on the class, check out more than 600 healthy recipes online. First and third Thursday of every month. Free. 5:30-6:30pm. Down To Earth, (305 Dairy Rd., Kahului); 808-877-2661; Downtoearth.org
JAPENGO SATURDAY SUSHI SCHOOL – (Every Sat.) Join Japengo’s sushi chef in their chic sushi lounge. Learn how to create Japengo’s signature sushi rolls from scratch, with hands-on instruction from Chef Jay and Japengo’s team of expert sushi chefs. $50 per person (includes sushi, non-alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity). Maximum 20 people per class, reservations are required. Every second and fourth Saturday of every month. 3-4:30pm Japengo at the Hyatt Regency, (200 Nohea Kai Dr., Ka‘anapali); 808-667-4727; Maui.hyatt.com
SUNDAY NIGHT LAULAU – (Every Sun.) Enjoy a healthy and modern take on a traditional Hawaiian dish, every Sunday evening at Ko. Come early, the laulau special is first-come, first-served and does sell out. Kama‘aina offer not applicable. Ko (4100 Wailea Alanui Dr.); 808-875-4100; Fairmont.com
PULEHU BAR–WINE SOCIAL EVENTS – (Every Sun & Mon.) Book ahead of time for this fabulous weekly event. Sixteen people maximum will enjoy three award-winning wines, one bite to eat and great conversation with new friends. 5-5:45pm. For reservations, please visit Opentable.com. Pulehu Italian Grill, Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas. (6 Kai Ala Dr., Ka‘anapali).
MAUI ART SCENE
MEMORIES AND MEMENTOS – Dec 6-Jan 6. Exhibit features George Allan, Christina Cowan, J.B. Rea, and Carleton. Mon-Sun, 10:30am-5pm. Viewpoints Gallery (3620 Baldwin Ave., Suite 101, Makawao); 808-572-5979; viewpointsgallerymaui.com
DISCOVER GLASSBLOWING – Thu, Dec 18. Students will learn the basics of glassblowing while creating paperweights and/or other basic forms with individualized assistance from Teaching Artist Stephen Fellerman. No previous experience is required! Students will have the option to make beautiful handmade ornaments! 6-9pm. Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-6560; huinoeau.com
WAYNE OMURA – Thu, Dec 18. Meet Woodturning Artist, Wayne Omura at the Lahaina Arts Society Banyan Tree Gallery. Talk stories and watch him work his magic! 10am-2pm. Lahaina Arts Society Banyan Tree Art Fair (648 Wharf St. #103, Lahaina); 808-661-0111; www.lahainaarts.com
LAHAINA ARTS SOCIETY ART FAIR – Sat, Dec 20. Discover some of Maui’s most talented fine artists exhibiting under the Banyan Tree next to the historic Old Lahaina Courthouse. Check out paintings, ceramics, photography, glass art, wood carvings, jewelry, baskets and more! Free. 9am-5pm. Lahaina Arts Society Banyan Tree Art Fair (648 Wharf St. #103, Lahaina); 808-661-0111; www.lahainaarts.com
ALL ABOUT EARRINGS WITH LUANA COONEN – Sun, Dec 21. Fun to make and wear, beautiful earrings can be made simply and easily. In this class (just in time for holiday gift making!), students will learn how to make handmade ear wires, functional clasps, and fun closures. 10am-4pm. Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-6560; huinoeau.com
LAHAINA ARTS SOCIETY CHRISTMAS DAY ART FAIR – Thu, Dec 25. Discover some of Maui’s most talented fine artists exhibiting under the Banyan Tree next to the historic Old Lahaina Courthouse. 9am-5pm. Lahaina Arts Society Banyan Tree Art Fair (648 Wharf St. #103, Lahaina); 808-661-0111; www.lahainaarts.com
CALL TO ARTISTS – Thru Dec 29. Call to Artists! Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center is proud to present our Annual Juried Exhibition 2015. This prestigious exhibition offers an opportunity for artists to showcase current work in all media. Ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, photography, painting, drawing, jewelry, digital media, fiber, wood, mixed media and all other artistic explorations created within the past two years are welcome. 9am-4pm. Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-6560 x22; huinoeau.com/exhibitions
MAUI SHOW TICKETS ON SALE
FIRST LIGHT FILM FESTIVAL – (Dec. 17- onward) The Maui Film Festival again lights up the Castle Theater with FirstLight: Academy Screenings on Maui. Tickets are $15 for single tickets, and $48 for FirstLight 4-Admission FastPass. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauifilmfestival.com
AN EVENING WITH BILL MAHER–LIVE STAND UP TOUR – Thu, Jan 1. Check out Bill Maher’s fourth annual New Year’s Day Concert on Maui. This will be an evening with Maher and his characteristic combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs. Bill Maher opened the floodgates of funny political talk with his television shows Politically Incorrect and Real Time as well as his film Religulous. Adult content and language.Tickets are $65.50, $85.50. Gold Circle: $150.50. 8pm. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
ATMOSPHERE – Sun, Jan 4. Minneapolis is known for pretty lakes, the Mall of America and lutefisk. But 17 years ago, the hip-hop act Atmosphere transformed the city into something else entirely new–a nexus from which underground rap spiraled-out to the masses. And thanks to the duo’s indefatigable touring habits, Top 20-charting albums and their galvanizing artist-owned label Rhymesayers (MF Doom, Aesop Rock), they’re still pushing the boundaries of what indie rap can mean. The Grouch will also be performing. Tickets are $26 advance, $30 day of show. 6:30 pm. Yokouchi Pavilion. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
MAUI CALENDAR OF EVENTS
THURSDAY, DEC 18
PICNIC FOR POKI – Come up for fresh air from your work day and enjoy another in the Picnic for Poki monthly series. This Thursday’s event will feature Na Leo Lani O Maui, a choir under the direction of Gale Wisehart and Uluwehi Guerrero. Guests are encouraged to bring a lunch and enjoy the festive holiday music along with classic Hawaiian favorites. You can also take a sweet treat back to the office, compliments of Roselani Place, following the concert. Free. 11am. Queen Ka’ahumanu Church (103 S. High St., Wailuku)
UKULELE OPEN MIC – Bring your Ukulele and show everyone what you’ve got! Tell your friends! It’s open to all ages until 9pm (after 9pm, only 21 and over). 6-9pm. Dragonfly Restaurant & Bar (1063 Lower Main St., Wailuku); 808-419-6901
FRIDAY, DEC 19
YOGA, PLYOMETRICS AND TRIBAL DANCE BENEFIT – Stretch and release to benefit Malama Family Recovery Center this Friday at the Hotel Wailea. Pilates instructor Leslie Michel and yoga instructor Pascale Michel will guide guests through a class that blends plyometrics and tribal dance techniques. DJ Del Sol will be in the mix to keep heart rates pumping and Capische? will provide sumptuous fuel. Space is limited, but parking is free. Donations. 4:30pm. Hotel Wailea (555 Kaukahi St., Wailea); Leslieadele@viefitmaui.com
SATURDAY, DEC 20
HALI’IMAILE COMMUNITY GARDEN CHRISTMAS POTLUCK & OPEN HOUSE – Hali’imaile Community Garden will be holding their annual Christmas Potluck & Open House. Bring a main dish, side, salad, dessert, or beverage to share. To participate in the optional Secret Santa gift sharing, bring a gift valued up to $10 for the gift table and receive a gift from another gardener/guest. The garden will also be open to the community for tours from 2pm to 4pm. Entry gate is secured and will be manned between the hours of 2pm to 4pm for guests. Contact the garden at least one day in advance for directions or follow the signs from the corner Hali’imaile Road and Leie Street. For more information, call or email. 2-4pm. Haliimaile Garden (Aoiki St., Haliimaile); 415-480-4769; firstname.lastname@example.org
BOOK SIGNING – Cindy Paulos will host a book signing to celebrate the release of her new book, Angel Blessings, Messages from Heaven, and her CD, Angel Blessings, Benefiting Hospice. Grammy award winner George Kahumoku will play music to accompany selected readings from the new book. 2:30pm. Queen Kaahumanu Center – Maui Friends of The Library (275 W Kaahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-871-6563
PAIA GIVES – Go out for a festive evening of shopping and giving. Each store in Paia town is supporting various non-profits and charities, all while throwing a great party. Special deals, giveaways, and lots of fun await those shopping at all the great local businesses on the North Shore. Contact your favorite store or check online for more information. 4-8pm. Paia Town; www.paiamaui.com
KIMO NEVIUS’ FESTIVUS – Returning for his annual Festivus concert is singer/songwriter Kimo Nevius. This year he’s setting up shop at Rita’s. Join the folk musician for an evening of holiday favorites including his recently released single, “Keep the Holidays.” Themes of sarcasm, frustration and celebration often arise in Nevius’ material. Come see what he has up his sleeve this season. Free. 6:30pm. Rita’s, (1945 S. Kihei Rd.); Kimosongs.com
SUNDAY, DEC 21
DOUBLE DOWN DOWNHILL RACE – Secure your helmet slip on those gloves because Bike Park Maui presents a Double Down Downhill Race this Sunday at Bike Park Maui. It’s a benefit for Maui Food Bank, and the best combined time on two courses wins. Broken down into age divisions, men, women and keiki are welcome to cycle for the cause. Non-perishable food donations will also be accepted. Kids $10/ Adults $15. 8am check in / 9am start. Bike Park Maui (3275 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); Bikeparkmaui.com
WINTER SOLSTICE CANDLELIGHT SACRED SOUND CEREMONY – Miribai Devi will be offering Solstice Blessings. Heather Salmon -Crystal Singing Bowls, Donny Regal – Keyboards, Vocals, Heather Neeraja Parsons – Vocals. Suggested Donation $10-$20. 7pm. Lumeria Maui (1813 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-579-8877
MONDAY, DEC 22
EXPANSION AT BODY ALIVE YOGA – Release some Monday tension with Rachel G during Expansion at Body Alive Yoga. Rachel G will guide guests through an alignment-based yoga flow. Music by Kaminanda will add to the mood. Following class, refuel with Downtempo Lounge treats. $25. 6:15pm. Body Alive Yoga (1995 W. Main St. #20, Wailuku); 808-359-1060; Bodyaliveyoga.com
TUESDAY, DEC 23
HALE A KE OLA BENEFIT AT FLATBREAD – Join Flatbread Company for benefit night this Tuesday and a portion of that night’s take will go to Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Centers. Treat yourself to their wood-fired pies, boasting locally grown and organic ingredients while supporting the resource centers’ efforts at providing emergency food and housing. 5pm-10pm. Flatbread Company (89 Hana Hwy., Paia); Khako.org
WEDNESDAY, DEC 24
SOUTH SIDE BIKE RIDE – You’ll need more than a beach cruiser for this bike ride. Riders pedal an average 15mph from Kihei to Iao Valley and back. Meet at South Maui Bicycles shop shortly before 7am. Road bikes recommended. Free. Every Wednesday. South Maui Bicycles, (1993 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-874-0068; Southmauibicycles.com
GEORGE KAHUMOKU JR’S GRAMMY AWARD SLACK KEY SHOW – Every Wednesday experience the music of the masters at George Kahumoku’s Slack Key Show. This week will include a line-up of slack key artists, featuring an award winning artist every week. 7:30pm Napili Kai Beach Resort, (5900 L. Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Napili); 808-669-6271; Slackkeyshow.com
MAUI DINNER MUSIC
CAPTAIN JACK’S ISLAND GRILL – Sat, Jonny Ringo 7:30-10pm; Sun, Will Hartzag 7:30-10pm; Fri, Benny Uyetake 7:30-10pm. (672 Front St., Lahaina); 808-667-0988.
CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE – Thu Brooks Maguire 4:30-10:30pm; Fri Sonshine Rivers & Harry Troupe 4:30-10:30pm; Sat Scott Freeman 4:30-10:30pm; Sun Brooks Maguire 4:30-10:30pm; Mon, Mark Burnett 4:30-10:30pm; Tue Scott Freeman 4:30-10:30pm; Wed Sonshine Rivers & Harry Troupe 4:30-10:30pm; (811 Front St., Lahaina); 808-661-4855.
COOL CAT CAFE – Thu, Will Hartzog 7:30-10pm; Fri, Jonny Ringo 7:30-10pm; Sat, Dave Carroll 7:30-10pm; Sun, Justin Phillips 7-9pm; Mon, Peter D 7-9:30pm; Tue, Jazz 7:30-10pm; Tue, Jazz at the Cat 7:30-10pm; Wed, Jordan Cuddy 7:30-10pm. (658 Front St., Lahaina); 808-667-0908.
DUKE’S BEACH HOUSE – Mon, Keali‘i Lum 3-5pm, Eddie Sabala 6-8:30pm; Tue, Ben 3-5pm, Eddie Sabala & Alika Nakoka 6-8:30pm; Wed, Danyell 3-5pm, Puhi K6 6-8:30pm; Thu, Ben 3-5pm, Danyell & Roy 6-8:30pm; Fri, Garrett 3-5pm, Damon & Tim 6-8:30pm; Sat, Danyell 3-5pm, Damon & Ron Oversize Prod. 6-8:30pm; Sun, Keali‘i Lum 3-5pm, Damon & Ron Oversize Prod. 6-8:30pm. (130 Kai Malina Pkwy., Ka‘anapali); 808-662-2900.
FLEETWOOD’S ON FRONT STREET – Thu, Randall Rospond 6:30pm; Every Sun & Mon, Rick G 6:30-9:30pm; Sat, The House Shakers: Rockin’ Blues 6:30pm; Wed, Cole Sulenta 6:30pm; Daily, Fleetwood’s on Front St. Oyster Hour 5-6pm. (744 Front St., Lahaina); 808-669-6425.
HARD ROCK CAFE – Fri & Wed, Evan Shulman 8pm; Mon, Kaliko’s Way 10pm; Tue, Elvis Burnin’ Love 6:30pm; (900 Front St., Lahaina); 808-667-7400.
HULA GRILL – Wed, Ernest Pua’a 11:00am; Wed, Peter DeAquino 2:30pm; Wed, Ernest Pua‘a, Kamuela & Roy Kato 6:00pm; Thu, Derick Sebastian 11:00am, Kealii Lum & Naiwi Teruya 2:30pm, Damon Parillo & Friends 6:00pm; Fri, Derick Sebastian 11:00am, Ma’a 2:30pm, Kawika Lum Ho & Friends 6:00pm; Sat, Kawika Lum Ho 11:00am, Ma’a 2:30pm, Danyel Alana & Friends 6:00pm; Sun, Danyel Alana 11:00am, Ma’a 2:30pm, Kealii Lum & Friends 6:00pm; Mon, Kawika Lum Ho 11:00am, Kapali Keahi 2:30pm, Kealii Lum & Friends 6:00pm; Tue, Jarrett Roback 11:00am, Kawika Lum Ho 2:30pm, Will Pohaku 6:00pm. (2435 Ka‘anapali Pkwy.); 808-667-6636.
JAPENGO AT THE HYATT REGENCY – Thu, Kanoa Kukaua Duo 6:30-8:30pm; Fri, Mando Kane 6:30-8:30pm; Sat, Kawika Ortiz 6:30-8:30pm; Sun, Kelly Covington Duo 6:30-8:30pm; Mon, Margie Hart 6:30-8:30pm; Tue, Kanoa Kukaua 6:30-8:30pm; Wed, Pam Peterson 6:30-8:30pm. (200 Nohea Kai Dr., Ka‘anapali); 808-661-1234.
JAVA JAZZ/SOUP NUTZ – Every Thu & Sat, Rick Glencross 7-10pm; Fri, Mel Arausa 7-10pm; Sun, Mike Madden 7-10pm; Mon, Farzad Azad 7-10pm; Tue, Cole Suletna 7-10pm; Wed, Tracy Stiles 7-10pm. (3350 L. Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Honokowai); 808-667-0787.
KIMO’S – Thu, 1810 6:30-8:30pm; Sat, 1810 8-10pm; Every Sun & Mon, Benny Uyetake & Glenn Kakugawa 6-8pm; Every Tue & Wed, Sam Ahia 6:30-8:30pm. (845 Front St., Lahaina); 808-661-4811.
LAHAINA PIZZA COMPANY – Sun, Greg Di Piazza 7:30-9:30pm; Every Mon & Tue, Martin Tevaga 7:30-9:30pm; Every Wed, Thu & Fri, John Kane 7:30-9:30pm. (730 Front St., Lahaina); 808-661-0700.
LAHAINA SPORTS BAR – Mon, Trivia 7-9pm. (843 Waine‘e St., Lahaina); 808-667-6655
LEILANI’S ON THE BEACH – Thu, Jarret & Wilson 3-5pm; Fri, JD & Friends 3-5pm; Sat, JD & Harry 3-5pm; Sun, Merv Oana 3-5pm; Wed, Jarret & Josh 3-5pm. (2435 Ka‘anapali Pkwy.); 808-661-4495.
LONGBOARDS KA‘ANAPALI – Every Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri, Solo guitarist 5:30-8:30pm. (100 Nohea Kai Dr., Ka‘anapali); 808-667-1200.
LONGHI’S LAHAINA – Fri, Homestead Band 10pm-1:30am; Every Sun, Two Cats 7-9:30pm; (888 Front St., Lahaina); 808-667-2288
LULU’S LAHAINA SURF CLUB & GRILL – Thu, Rock Thursday 6-9pm; Wed, Island Jams with Kenny Roberts 6-9pm. (1221 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Lahaina); 808-661-0808.
MERRIMAN’S – Mon, David Wolfberg 5:30-8:30pm; Tue, The Benoits 5:30-8:30pm; Daily (except Mon & Tue), Ranga Pae 5:30-8:30pm. (1 Bay Club Pl., Kapalua); 808-669-6400.
OCEAN POOL BAR & GRILL – Mon, Ukulele/Lounge 4-7pm; Fri, Ukulele/Lounge 4-7pm. (6 Kai Ala Dr., Ka‘anapali); 808-667-3200.
PAILOLO BAR & GRILL – Every Tue, Wed & Thu, Ukulele/Pop 5-8pm. (6 Kai Ala Dr., Ka‘anapali); 808-667-3200.
PARADISE GRILL – Fri, Kaliko’s Way 6-9pm; Sat, Justin 6-9pm; Sun, Deeson 6-9pm; Thu, Harry Troup E 6-9pm. (2291 Ka‘anapali Pkwy.); 808-662-3700.
PINEAPPLE GRILL – Thu, Island Rhythm Sounds of Josh Kahula of Nuff Sedd 7-10pm; Fri, Danyel Alana 6-9pm; Sat, Island Sounds with Alika & Eddie 7-10pm; Thu, Jazz Sounds of Fulton Tashombe 6-9pm. (200 Kapalua Dr.); 808-669-9600.
PIONEER INN GRILL & BAR – Tue, Ah-Tim Elenicki 6-9pm; Mon, Kalani 6-9pm; Thu, Greg di Piazza feat. Alana Cini 6-9pm. (658 Wharf St., Lahaina); 808-661-8881.
RB BLACK ANGUS STEAKHOUSE – Sun, Live Jazz 3-6pm. (4465 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Kahana); 808-669-8889.
RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE – Every Sun & Sat, Live Jazz 6-9pm. (900 Front St., Lahaina); 808-661-8815.
SANGRITA GRILL + CANTINA- Every Wed 5:30-7:30pm, and Final Friday Fiesta with live Flamenco music by Indio & Avion on the last Friday of every month 6:30-8:30pm. The Fairway Shops Ka‘anapali. (2580 Keka‘a Dr., Ka‘anapali); 808-662-6000; SangritaGrill.com
SEA HOUSE RESTAURANT, NAPILI KAI BEACH RESORT – Tue & Sun, Albert Kaina 7-9pm; Wed & Fri, Kincaid Kupahu 7-9pm; Sat, Jason Ho 7-9pm; (5900 L. Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Napili); 808-669-1500.
THE CLIFF DIVE BAR – Thu, Tim Osborne 6:30-8pm; Sat, Larry Golis & Hollis Lee 6:30-8pm; Mon, Larry Golis 6:30-8pm; Every Tue, Wed & Fri, Scott Baird 6:30-8pm. (2605 Ka‘anapali Pkwy.); 808-662-8025.
UMALU – Sun, Kawika Ortiz 6-8pm; Mon, Kawika LumHo 6-8pm; Tue, Craig Soderberg 6-8pm; Wed, Kawika Ortiz 5-9:30pm. (200 Nohea Kai Dr., Ka‘anapali); 808-661-1234.
AMBROSIA MARTINI LOUNGE – Thu, DJ TRVR 10pm; Fri, DJ TRVR 10pm; Sat, DJ Decka 10pm; Sun, DJ Skinny Guy 10pm; Mon, DJ Firefly 10pm; Tue, DJ Firefly 10pm; Wed, DJ HighOwl 10pm; (1913 South Kihei Rd, Kihei); 808-891-1011.
BEACH BUMS BAR & GRILL – Every Thu & Sat, Kenny Roberts 5-8pm; Fri, Mike Finkiewicz 5-8pm; Tue, Randall Rospond 5-8pm; Every Sun & Wed, Mark Burnett 5-8pm. (300 Ma‘alaea Rd.); 808-243-2286.
CAPISCHE? – Fri, Mark Johnstone 7-10pm. Sat, Mark Johnstone 7-10pm; (555 Kaukahi St., Wailea); 808-879-2224.
DIAMONDS ICE BAR & GRILL – Thu, 8 Track Players 8pm; Fri, DJ 9pm; Sat, The Hott Mess 9pm; Sun, Gina Martinelli Band 6pm. (1279 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-874-9299.
DOG & DUCK IRISH PUB – Thu, Quiz 7pm, DJ L 10pm; Fri, DJ L 10pm; Mon, Chad Kaya & Michael Russell 10pm; Sun, Steve Craig 6pm; Sat, Jordan Cuddy 8pm; Wed, Jessica & Kanoa 10pm. (1913 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-875-9669.
GANNON’S A PACIFIC VIEW RESTAURANT – Tue, Braddah Larry Golis 6-8pm; Fri, Fulton Tashombe & Special Guests 6-8pm. (100 Wailea Golf Club Dr.); 808-875-8080.
HAUI’S LIFE’S A BEACH – Thu, Dominic 4-8pm; Thu, Good Chemistry 9pm; Sat, Ryan Robinson 4-8pm; Sat, HI Ground 9pm; Every Tue, Wed & Fri, Rick Glencross 4-8pm; Fri, Dat Guyz 9pm. (1913 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-891-8010.
KAMAOLE POOLSIDE CAFE – Thu, Kawika Lum Ho 6-9pm; Fri, Gina Martinelli 6-9pm; Sat, Ron Shadian 6-9pm; Sun, Kenny Roberts 6-9pm; Mon, Rama Camarillo 6-9pm; Tue, Mike & Mark 6-9pm; Wed, Steve Sargenti 6-9pm. (2259 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-891-8860.
MAKENA BEACH & GOLF RESORT – Fri, Glen Kakugawa 6-9:30pm; Sat, Deason Baybayan 6-9:30pm; Sun, Craig Soderberg 6-9:30pm; Mon, Reiko Fukino 6-9:30pm; Every Tue & Thu, Clay Mortensen 6-9:30pm. (5400 Makena Alanui); 808-875-5888.
MAUI COAST HOTEL – Thu, Kawika Lum Ho 6-9pm; Fri, Gina Martinelli 6-9pm; Sat, Ron Shadian 6-9pm; Sun, Kenny Roberts 6-9pm; Mon, Rama Camarillo 6-9pm; Tue, Mike and Mark 6-9pm; Wed, Steve Sargenti 6-9pm. (2259 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-874-6284.
MONKEYPOD KITCHEN – Wed, Jarret Roback 7-9pm; Thu, Levi Poasa 4-6pm; Thu, Mike Finkiewicz & Craig Soderberg 7-9pm; Fri, Tom 4-6pm; Fri, Alika Naka‘oka 7-9pm; Sat, Brian Haia 4-6pm; Sat, Randall Rospond 7-9pm; Sun, Levi Poasa 4-6pm; Sun, Kilohana 7-9pm; Mon, Tom Conway 4-6pm; Mon, Joshua Kahula 7-9pm; Tue, Stay Eazy 4-6pm; Tue, Kilohana 7-9pm; Wed, Alika 4-6pm. (10 Wailea Gateway Pl.); 808-891-2322.
MULLIGAN’S ON THE BLUE – Thu, Makai Jazz Group 7-9pm, Trish Da Dish Pub Quiz 9:30-12am; Fri, Soul Kitchen 7-9pm; Sun, Celtic Tigers 7-10pm; Mon, Joyce & Gord 7-9pm; Tue, Willie K 6:30-8:30pm; Wed, Makai Jazz Group 7-9pm; (100 Kaukahi St., Wailea); 808-874-1131.
PITA PARADISE WAILEA – Mon, Twisted Hips Belly Dancing 6-8pm; Sun, Benoit Jazzworks 5:30-7:30pm. (34 Wailea Gateway Plaza); 808-879-7177.
RITA’S – Thu, Hawaiian Music with Uncle Ahtim 4-7pm; Sat, Dining and Dancing w/ Sargenti Hall Band 7-10pm; Sun, Steve Craig 3-6pm; Mon, Steve Craig 6:30-9:30pm; Tue, Country Western Night w/ Sargenti Hall Band 6:30-9:30pm; Wed, Ladies Night & Beatles Review w/ Steve Craig 6:30-9:30pm. (1945 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-214-5788.
SOUTH SHORE TIKI LOUNGE – Thur, Jamie Gallo 4-6pm; Fri, Randall Rospond 4-6pm; Sat, Tom Conway 4-6pm; Sun, Viva La Rumba 4-6pm; Mon Kanoa 4-6pm; Tue, Steve Mantelli 4-6pm; Wed, Dan Hiss 4-6pm. (1913 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-874-6444.
TAQUERIA CRUZ – Thu, Rama Camarillo 6:30-8:30pm; Fri, Ellis Ayres 6:30-8:30pm; Sat, Reggae w/ Ras Shaggai 6:30-8:30pm; Mon, Artie Parti 6:30-8:30pm; Tue, Kawika Ortiz 6:30-8:30pm; Wed, Natalie Nicole 6:30-8:30pm. (2395 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-875-2910.
THREE’S BAR & GRILL – Fri, Louise Lambert Jazz Trio 7:30-10:30pm; (1945 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-879-3133.
TOMMY BAHAMA’S TROPICAL CAFE – Every Thu & Fri, Margie Heart 5:30-9:30pm; Every Sun & Sat, Howard Ahia 5:30-9:30pm; Mon, Greg Di Piazza 5:30-9:30pm; Wed, Merv Oana 5:30-9:30pm. (3750 Wailea Alanui Dr.); 808-875-9983.
KAHULUI ALE HOUSE – Every Tue & Thu, Pi‘ilani Arias 5-8pm; Fri, Local Live Music 5-9pm; Sat, Ben Deleon 5-9pm; Sun, Live Music 5-8pm; Mon, Ben Deleon 5-8pm; Wed, Sheron Depont 5-8pm. (355 E. Kamehameha Ave., Kahului); 808-877-9001.
STEEL HORSE SALOON – Thu, Pub Quiz Night 7:30pm; Fri, Andy Kaina and the Kaina Kountry Band 8:30pm; Sat,Gina Martinelli 8:30pm; Sun, Karaoke 6pm. (1234 Lower Main St., Wailuku) 808-245-2206.
CASANOVA – Wed, DJ Kurt $5 cover before 11pm, $10 after. 10pm (1188 Makawao Ave, Makawao); 808-572-0220
CHARLEY’S RESTAURANT & SALOON – Thu, 8th Annual Derek Beaty Holiday Jazz Jam 6:30-8:30pm, Mark Johnstone & Friends 9pm; Fri, 90’s Night with DJ Blast 10pm; Sat, Jacques Reunion Party with DJ Del Sol, DJ Boomshot & DJ Big Mike 10pm; Mon, Charley’s Live Band Open Mic & Jam 7-10pm; Tue, Howard Ahia 6:30-8:30pm. (142 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-8085.
FLATBREAD COMPANY – First Wednesday, Mark Johnstone & Justin Favell 5:30-8pm; Thu, Randall Rospond 5:30-8pm. (89 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-8989.
HANA HOU CAFE – Thu Kanekoa Trio 6-9pm; Fri, Steve Sargenti 6-9pm; Sat Meaghan Owens w/ John Pollack or Steve Grimes 6-9pm; Mon, Hula Honeys 6-9pm; Wed, Dorothy, Les & Vince Esquire 6:30-9pm. (810 Haiku Rd.); 808-575-2661.
STOPWATCH SPORTSBAR AND GRILL – Fri, Jerry Caires Jr. Band 8pm-12pm, $4 cover. (1127 Makawao Ave., Makawao); 808-572-1380.