THURSDAY, JAN. 10
LEDWARD KA‘APANA – Raised in the bay of Kalapana, Ledward “Led” Ka‘apana grew up surrounded by family and music. The slack-key legend picked up pointers from his mother and uncle while incorporating his own rock riffs and bluegrass tunes. His baritone and ki’eki’e (falsetto) have made him a musical legend, and his kolohe (rascal) charm made him a favorite of audiences around the world. With four Grammy nominations and more than 40 years performing professionally, Led was a member of Hui Ohana, which played pivotal roles in the restoration of traditional Hawaiian music during the 1970s $25 standard/ $45 VIP with talk-story session at 6:30 pm. 7:30pm. Maui Arts and Cultural Center, McCoy Studio Theater (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 809-242-7469, Mauiarts.org.
FRIDAY, JAN. 11
WARREN MILLER’S ‘FLOW STATE’ – Flow State takes you on the ultimate winter experience. “The Flow State exists anywhere crisp winter air shocks your lungs and sunlight refracts off snowflakes, allowing you to emerge from this state improved happier, more confident and more aware of your surroundings,” Warren Miller says of his 63rd ski and snowboard film. Buckle up! $12 adults/ $10 12 yrs & younger. 7:30 pm. Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Castle Theater (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7649, mauiarts.org.
LAHAINA SECOND FRIDAY – Learn the history of slack key music, take part in a chicken wing eating contest and/or donate non-perishable food to the Maui Food Bank during this month’s Lahaina Second Friday town party. The cast of ‘Ulalena Maui’s annual opening blessing will kick off the festivities. Catch live music at the Pioneer Inn, Kimo’s or Campbell Park, where guest Maui Jam will play. Grab a treat from Ono Gelato Co. or Captain Jack’s Island Grill. Stroll through art galleries and take in history via Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s Ha’ina Hou at the Baldwin Museum. Guests who bring a nonperishable food item for Maui Food Bank will receive a complimentary Fleetwood’s appetizer card! Come out for fun while donating to a local cause! 6pm. Lahaina (Front Street), Mauifridays.com.
THE RANDALL TRIO – Here’s a chance to catch the Randall Trio, featuring singer Randall Rospond, Danny M on bass and Kerry Sofaly on drums. They’ll perform original music plus covers of the Rolling Stones, the Meters, John Prine, Norah Jones and the Temptations. Rospond’s newly released CD, The Legendary Unknown, has been described as “gently spiritual” with a twist of hillbilly. 9pm-1am. Stopwatch (1127 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-1380
AMPERSAND DANCE COMPANY DEBUT – Time for the debut of MAPA’s new professional, adult dance company. Founded by five alumni (four of which are MAPA instructors), Ampersand is ready to unleash its own art. Pieces are aimed to inspire audiences of all ages with Maui’s exceptional dance talent. Come watch the brain behind MAPA’s madness. $15 adults/12 students under 18. Jan. 11 & 12 at 7:30pm; Jan. 13 at 2pm. Queen Ka’ahumanu Center, Stepping Stone Playhouse (275 West Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-244-8760, mauiacademy.org.
SATURDAY, JAN. 12
KURT SUZUKI YOUTH BASEBALL CLINIC – The Kurt Suzuki Family Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to supporting the scientific research of chronic illnesses as well as encouraging healthy lifestyle choices. One of the events that help to support this mission is the Kurt Suzuki-All Pono Baseball Clinic. The schedule is as follows: 9am to 12:30pm. for youths ages 8-12, 1:30pm to 4pm for youths 13-18. All participants will receive an autographed item as well as a gift bag. For more information call or email the number below. Free. 9am-4pm. Iron Maehara Stadium (700 Halia Nakoa St., Wailuku); 808-264-1717, [email protected], kurtsuzukifamilyfoundation.org.
PAIA BAY BEACHFEST – In Hawaii, winter means peak surf season. So Maui’s young bodyboarders and surfers can show off their styles, tricks and barrel-riding abilities, Paia Youth and Cultural Center is presenting their 16th Annual Paia Bay Beachfest. The original Beachfest was a result of an ambitious group of young bodyboarders, and has kept its energy ever since. The entry fee includes lunch by the PYCC Paia Bay Cafe program, an event T-shirt and awards ceremony at sunset. You can enjoy music by a DJ all day while soaking up the sun and surf. Registration starts at 7am and the first heat begins at 8am. $20. 7am. Paia Youth and Cultural Center (28 Hana Hwy, Paia); 808-579-8354, pyccmaui.org.
HALI‘IMAILE COMMUNITY GARDEN PROJECT – Since 2006, Haliimaile Community Garden has helped bring about self-sufficient food sources and a better connected community. Plots are available for purchase in the hopes of creating collective effort to make the garden a beautiful, productive place. Can’t commit to buying a plot? The garden will host a community work day recruiting volunteers to clean and prune the native fence line. Come out and do your kuleana in creating a more sustainable environment. For more information, call or visit the website below .9am-noon. Haliimaile Community Garden (Aoiki St., Hali’imaile); 808-280-1098, haliimailegarden.com.
HAWAII STATE SCIENCE OLYMPIAD – The Hawaii State Science Olympiad 2013 commences this Saturday with the Maui Regional Tournament. Dedicated to improving the quality of science education, HSSO has grown to serve more than 70 teams representing 65 different public, private, charter and home schools in Hawaii. UH Maui will be hosting the 2013 HSSO Olympiad, where middle school and high school students can compete in one or all of the following categories: Life, Personal, Social Science; Earth & Space Science; Physical Science & Chemistry; Technology & Engineering; and Inquiry & Nature of Science. Certain competitions are open to the public so be sure to visit the website below. University of Hawaii, Maui College (310 Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-282-9454, hsso.org.
TURNBULL FINE ART SHOW – Turnbull Fine Art is celebrating jewelery designer Lisa Svedburg and Maui painter Christina DeHoff. All are invited to indulge in Svedburg’s gold and platinum jewelry embellished with gemstones from all over the globe. Also during the show, DeHoff will unveil her original oil painting, “Lumerian Love.” While the jewelry and artwork fulfill the visual palette, attendees can treat their taste buds to John Hanhauser’s boutique wine, Smuggler’s Son. A wine tasting by Hanhauser of the California boutique winery Virgil’s Vineyard will add to the evening’s feast of the senses. 6pm-9pm. Turnbull Fine Arts (37 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-9385, turnbullfineart.com.
MONDAY, JAN. 14
DISASTER PREPARATION – We’re lucky to live in a state that experiences few natural disasters, but it’s still important to be prepared. To help in this, the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will offer a free presentation on how to prepare for an unexpected disaster. Nancy Kala, CERT Upcountry Branch Director, will explain potential hazards that may occur and discuss fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations. The 45-minute program is suitable for ages 12 and older. If a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed contact the library as soon as possible. Free. 6:30pm. Makawao Public Library (1159 Makawao Ave.); 808-573-8785.
ART BY YAZMIN RESA – MauiOnStage is presenting its ONO (One Night Only!) free theater series with the play Art by Yazmin Resa. The production features Don Carlson, Brian Connolly and Bob Wills. It’s a comedy is about three middle-aged men, one of whom has decided to become an amateur art collector, spending 200 grand on an all white painting. Hilarity ensues. Free. 6:30pm Maui Onstage, Historic Iao Theater (68 N. Market St., Wailuku); mauionstage.com.
TUESDAY, JAN. 15
CHICAGO – Chicago’s musical triumphs are considerable. They include 21 Top 10 singles, five consecutive No. 1 albums and 11 No. 1 singles. Chicago is also the first American band to chart Top 40 albums in five decades. The group landed in the 13th spot on a list of Top 100 artists of all time. The band’s long list of hit songs includes, “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?” “Make Me Smile,” “25 to 6 or 4,” “Saturday in the Park,” “Just You ‘N’ Me,” “Old Days,” “Hard to Say I’m Sorry,” “Look Away” and “Feelin’ Stronger Everyday.” And now, they’re coming to Maui. $45- $125. 6pm gates open/7:30pm show. Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Pavilion/Amphitheater (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469, mauiarts.org.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16
GEORGE CLOONEY MOVIE NIGHT – Every Wednesday night is Red Carpet Movie Night at Ambrosia in Kihei. This month it’s all things George Clooney, and this Wednesday’s screening will be Leatherheads, Clooney’s take on the early years of the NFL. So go munch on free popcorn and take advantage of the Happy Hour prices until 9pm. No cover. 7:30pm-9:30pm. Ambrosia’s Martini Lounge (1913-H S. Kihei Rd.); 808-891-1011, ambrosiamaui.com.