BIG SHOWS ON MAUI
SARA EVANS – Thu, Feb 19. Over the years, Evans has developed a reputation for delivering thoroughly satisfying albums full of great songs brought to life by her distinctive heart-in-the-throat voice. Her last four albums, certified Gold, Platinum or multi-Platinum, include “Suds in the Bucket,” “A Real Fine Place to Start,” “No Place That Far” and “A Little Bit Stronger.” Sara Evans has also amassed an impressive collection of awards, including female vocalist from the Academy of Country Music and video of the year from the Country Music Association for “Born to Fly.” Tickets are $35-$125. 7:30pm. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
GENERATIONS: KEKUHI & KAUMAKAIWA, SHAWN PIMENTAL – Fri, Feb 20. Descendants of the most prolific Hawaiian chanters of the 20th century, this award-winning family duo presents contemporary songs. Kekuhi Keli‘ikanaka‘oleohaililani is the granddaughter of Edith Kanaka‘ole, known as one of the greatest Hawaiian chanters. Together with her eldest child, Kaumakaiwa, they continue the tradition of performing, to showcase their history worldwide. Kaumakaiwa Kanaka‘ole has followed in the family’s footsteps, dedicated to the native art of hula and ancestral music, and has won five Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, including Vocalist of the Year. They will be joined by Shawn Pimental, an accomplished musician and award-winning record producer. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 day of show. 7:30pm. Yokouchi Pavilion. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
MAKAWAO TOWN PARTY – Fri, Feb 20. Makawao is known for its paniolo culture, small town charm, and cool Third Friday town party. This Friday brings another evening of crafters, community and celebration. Locals and visitors are welcome to share in live entertainment, merchants and the unique flavors of the town. Slow down and take a moment to enjoy the great Upcountry outdoors. Free. 5pm-8pm. Makawao Town; Mauifridays.com/makawao
‘90S NIGHT W/DJ BLAST-Fri, Feb 20. Groove to your favorite ’90s tunes and videos with DJ Blast this Friday at Charley’s in Paia. Dress to impress in your best ’90s gear, and break it down on the dance floor like it’s 1999 (or 1993, for that matter). Flashback to the era of TLC, EMF and L.L. Cool J! 21 and over. 10pm. $5 before 11pm, $10 after. Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon (142 Hana Hwy., Paia); Charleysmaui.com
THE UNDERGROUND OHANA TOUR- Fri, Feb 20. Hosted by Jahsun, Ra Sol, and Inside Out, Maui Hip Hop lovers are invited to an exciting Upcountry show this weekend. The tour will pass through Maui featuring Scarub of Living Legends, A-Plus of Heiroglyphics, Maui’s own DJ Boomshot, Jahsun and Raso, Pure Powers, and more special guests. 21 and over. Show starts at 10pm, $20 cover. 21 and over. $10 before 10pm, $15 after. Casanova (1188 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-0220; Casanovamaui.com
JAKE SHIMABUKURO – Sat, Feb 21. He’s renowned for his fast and complex finger work. There’s no doubt that Jake Shimabukuro embodies the heart and soul of ‘ukulele music, as no one else can wring the emotion, beauty, meaning and thrills out of four strings like he can. He’s also been declared a musical “hero” by Rolling Stone, has collaborated with and won accolades from diverse stars in the music world, wowed audiences on world tours and TV and has even played for the Queen of England. Tickets are $12-$55. 7:30pm. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
REMIX THE EARTH – Sat, Feb 21. Check out Remix The Earth with Beats Bazaar this Saturday at Casanova. The event features beats by Jeremy Sole, Boogiemeister and VJ Douglas Deboer. A portion of proceeds will benefit Paia Youth & Cultural Center’s music program. From moombahton to electro swing, this will be definitely be a night to get funky. 21 and over. $10 before 10pm, $15 after. Casanova (1188 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-0220; Casanovamaui.com
MAUI POPS: KEOLA & MOANALANI BEAMER – Sun, Feb 22. Keola Beamer is one of the premier singer/songwriters in Hawaii, and master of Hawaiian slack key guitar. Keola established himself early as a leader of contemporary Hawaiian music when he wrote “Honolulu City Lights,” still one of the best-selling recordings in the history of Hawaiian music. Kumu Hula Moanalani Beamer will be joining Keola. Tickets are $15-$50, and half-priced for students and 18 & under. 3pm. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
MAUI STAGE SHOWS
‘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
MAUI FOODIE EVENTS
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
FARM TO TABLE DINING – (Every Sat.) Feast on the abundant harvest of a freshly picked vegetarian meal made from only the purest, chemical and pesticide free ingredients, accompanied by Maui Sacred Earth Soothing Herbal Tea Blend. Menu varies depending on what’s available for harvest. Call for reservations. $25, $20 kama‘aina. 6-8pm. Ahimsa Sanctuary Farm (4505 Hana Hwy., Haiku); 808-283-8057; Ahimsasanctuaryfarm.com
CHINESE NEW YEAR SUNDAY BRUNCH – Sun, Feb 22. Celebrate ‘The Year of the Goat’ with Kaanapali Beach Hotel. A 24-year tradition, Kaanapali Beach Hotel will have fireworks and Lion Dancer performances by Au’s Shaolin Arts Society (9-11 a.m). This years brunch also features live Hawaiian music. The holiday feast features a sumptuous buffet with over 50 Asian delicacies and traditional favorites. Adults $44.95, children 12 and younger $22, children 5 and younger eat free with each paid adult. 9am-1pm. Kaanapali Beach Hotel (2525 Kaanapali Pkwy., Lahaina); 808-667-0124; www.hawaiiansundaybrunch.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).
WHOLE FOODS 5TH BIRTHDAY – Tue, Feb 24. Whole Foods Market Maui turns five on Tuesday, and you’re invited to the party! Celebrate at the only Whole Foods location on Maui with prizes, cake and a cultural fair (12-2pm). If you’re 21 or over, you can partake in sparkling wine too. 5pm. Whole Foods (70 Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului); Wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/maui
VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASSES – (Every 3rd Tuesday). See, and sample how chefs use 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. Free. 5-6:00pm. Down To Earth, (305 Dairy Rd., Kahului); 808-877-2661; Downtoearth.org
MAUI ART SCENE
10TH ANNUAL MAUI PLEIN AIR PAINTING INVITATIONAL – (Feb 14-22) This event brings together 25 plein air (outdoor) painters from Hawaii and the Mainland. They compete, reconnect and create original works of art throughout Maui’s incredible landscape. All events take place in Lahaina and Kapalua, starting this Saturday at the Lahaina Jodo Mission. The event will culminate with a final gala reception at the Village Galleries in Lahaina (Fri, Feb. 20). For more information, visit mauipleinairpainting.org; 808-214-5294
MAUI OPEN STUDIOS 2015 – (Throughout February) Maui’s artists open their doors to the public each week for Maui Open Studios 2015. Throughout the month, artists will allow the public into their studios. Art lovers and connoisseurs get the opportunity to talk story, experience live demonstrations and get a chance to shop an eclectic art inventory. From Kihei to the North Shore, each weekend in February will highlight art studios in each town. Get the full schedule online. Free. MauiOpenStudios.com
MORT LUBY – Every Tue & Thu in Feb. Mort Luby paints in oil and watercolor. The scope of his work encompasses everything from life drawings to huge oil paintings of historical scenes. Free. Tue: 12-3pm Paia Maui Hands Gallery (84 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-9245. Thu: 12pm-3pm. Makawao Maui Hands Gallery (1169 Makawao Ave.); 808-579-8925.
MARTY WOLF – Every Fri in Feb. Maui Fine Art photographer Marty Wolf will be displaying many of his prominent Humpback Whale images, landscapes, and other marine life in Lahaina Arts Society’s Banyan Tree Gallery during the month of February. He is the exclusive photographer for The Maui WhaleWatch Magazine. His experiences and ideas about ‘altered states of perception’ have led directly to many of his photos. Marty searches for more mysterious images that become moments of creation. Free. 1-5pm. Lahaina Arts Society Banyon Tree Gallery (648 Wharf St., Lahaina); 808-661-0111.
CHRISTINE WAARA – Every Fri in Feb. Christine has taught at the University of Rochester’s Creative Workshop at the Memorial Art Gallery and has conducted workshops and given talks at various art clubs across the country. She currently works part time at Maui Hands art gallery which keeps her connected to customers from all over the world as well as learning about other artists and how they create their art. Meet Christine and watch her painting techniques. Free. 12pm-4pm. Maui Hands Gallery – Paia (84 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-9245.
BAZ – Every Fri in Feb. Baz is a self-taught artist with over 20 years of experience. Originally from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines he was influenced by his father, a skilled carpenter and guitar maker, and the vibrant colors and form of Caribbean art. Since his move to Maui, his art has evolved into using natural material from local Hawaiian plants to create rich mixed media scenes. Whether a piece is mountain, ocean or volcanic themed, his goal is to capture a true essence of the natural beauty of the Hawaiian Islands. Baz will be working with material directly from nature including barks and leaves. Free. 4:30-7:30pm. Maui Hands Gallery – Lahaina (612 Front St., Lahaina); 808-667-9898.
JACK HAMILTON – Every Mon in Feb. Jack Hamilton has been creating silver jewelry for over 40 years! He will be making silver bangles, rings and earrings using hammering and stamping techniques and showing his new seascapes in silver. He will also be exhibiting a new collection of turquoise rings and pendants set in traditional silver settings created specially for this demonstration. Free. 11am-3pm. Maui Hands Gallery – Makawao (1169 Makawao Ave., Makawao); 808-579-8925.
JON NORDBY – Every Wed in Feb. Jon is a full-time Maui resident – retired, but following a new creative path making unique stone and exotic wood table lamps. A natural artist and while building his home in Wailea, Jon designed a number of interior elements, including designing and making lamps for the bedrooms and common areas. Jon will be putting the finishing touches on his newest lamps formed from wood, stone, blown glass and small carvings. Free. 11am-3pm. Maui Hands Gallery – Makawao (1169 Makawao Ave., Makawao); 808-579-8925.
JERRY SULLIVAN – Feb 2 – Mar 1. Oil, acrylic, and metallic paintings by Jerry Sullivan will be on display in the Old Jail Gallery of Lahaina Arts Society. Jerry’s passion for the vibrant beauty and the aloha spirit of Maui is evident in her floral and on location paintings. Reception on Feb 6 from 6-8pm. Lahaina Arts Society Old Jail Gallery (648 Wharf St., #103, Lahaina); 808-661-0111
MEET THE ARTISTS – Local artists will be working their magic on their pieces. Catch them in action and say ‘hi’! This week you can talk story with feather art and jewelry artist Ellen Levinsky on Tuesday. Free. 10am-2pm. Lahaina Arts Society Banyan Tree Gallery (648 Wharf St. #103, Lahaina); 808-661-0111; lahainaarts.com
HUI NOEAU ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION – Thru Feb 19. Featuring works in all media, this exhibition offers an opportunity for artists to share their ideas, inspirations and creativity in a public gallery space. Enjoy 65 pieces selected by Juror Charles Cohan, including Juror’s Choice,Thread Lines: Form and Freedom #1-3, by local artist Chenta Laury. Free. 9am-4pm. Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-6560
SCHAEFER PORTRAIT CHALLENGE 2015 – Thru Mar 22. A fascinating exhibit that has been featured at Schaefer since 2003, the Schaefer Portrait Challenge 2015 opens this Tuesday. A statewide juried competition, the exhibit includes 66 works by 64 artists from Oahu, Kauai, Lanai, Big Island and Maui. Artists were encouraged to depict the people and stories of our islands through explorations in portraiture. Free. Tuesday to Sunday 10am-5pm. Schaefer International Gallery (One Cameron Way, Kahului); Mauiarts.org
INSIGHTS AND EXPLORATIONS – Thru Mar 25. Hawai’i contemporary 2015 featuring a selected group of women who are honored as contemporary artists in Hawai’i, standing out for their masterful craftsmanship and unique vision. Artists include Christine Turnball, Diana Lehr, Chenta Laury, Abigail Romachack, Christy Vail, and Kathy Sakai. Free. Viewpoints Gallery (3620 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-5979
I LOVE MAUI – Thru April 2015. Art Project Paia presents the annual “I Love Maui” show featuring many artists with pieces highlighting the island of Maui. Art Project Paia (77 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-214-6949
ISLAND ART PARTY CLASSES – Wed-Sat. Art Party from 6:30-9:30pm, Sunday Morning Art Party 10am-1pm. It’s part art party, part painting class. Island Art Party (1279 S. Kihei Rd.), 808-419-6020; Islandartparty.com
MAUI CONCERT TICKETS ON SALE
BRETT DENNEN – Fri, Feb 27. A folk/pop singer and songwriter from Northern California, Brett’s fifth studio album, Smoke and Mirrors, was released in 2013. song “Wild Child.” Dennen’s top-charting singles include “Ain’t No Reason,” “Sydney (I’ll Come Running),” “Comeback Kid (That’s My Dog)” and “Out of My Head.” Advance tickets are $29, $34 day of show. 7pm. Yokouchi Pavilion. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
‘PAVEMENT’ WITH KYLE ABRAHAM – Sat, Feb 28. A dance work set in Pittsburgh’s urban black neighborhoods, Pavement creates an emotionally-conflicted chronology of discrimination, genocide and the constant quest for a “lottery ticket” freedom. Kyle Abraham’s work intertwines a sensual and provocative vocabulary with a strong emphasis on sound, human behavior and visuals. Tickets are $12, $35 and $45. 7:30pm. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
PETER KATER & R. CARLOS NAKAI- Sun, Mar 1. With 21 Grammy Award nominations combined, Native American flutist, R. Carlos Nakai, and pianist/composer, Peter Kater’s 25 year collaboration has produced some of the most memorable and ground breaking recordings in the New Age and World Music genres. Their music is intimate, intelligent, soulful, soaring and heart centered. Presented by Mysterium Music. Tickets are $25-$45. 7:30pm. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
GEORGE BENSON- Tue, Mar 3. Appreciated as a musician and a performer, George Benson plays the dual role of expert improviser and vibrant entertainer. His playing demonstrates a master’s virtuosity without sacrificing his commitment to the groove, the beat, and the melody. Blending jazz with with his own sly, seductive rhythm and blues, he’s earned 10 Grammy Awards and an impeccable reputation as one of music’s most enterprising and engaging stars. “I’m not against ear candy,” he says, “But I like mine to be significant.” Don’t miss this thrilling night of beautiful and inspired music!Tickets are $35, $55 & $125. 7:30pm. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
MASSIVE COMPANY: “THE BRAVE”- Thu, Mar 5. Auckland’s leading theater company creates experimental work by emerging and professional practitioners and collaborates with leading New Zealand playwrights. In The Brave, eight men have written letters to important people: those who are, once were – or perhaps never were – in their lives. A floodgate opens, of untold stories and survival tactics, with the ultimate message: shed the Peter Pan syndrome, it’s time to ‘man up.’ Combining true confessions with raw athleticism, The Brave lays it all on the line. “A rare show that’s able to cut through and grab you on a deeply personal level.” (TheatreScenes) “Their stories strip away the layers of self and put very human stories and heart out there for us to admire and respect.” (TheatreView) Tickets are $12, $25 & $35. 7:30pm. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
MAUI CALENDAR OF EVENTS
THURSDAY, FEB 19
PICNIC FOR POKI – Come up for fresh air from your work day and enjoy this month’s Picnic for Poki with musical guests Uluwehi Guerrero and Halau Hula Kauluokala. Guerrero has won the Na Hoku Hanohano Award, and her career spans three decades, playing a significant role in the traditional and contemporary Hawaiian music category. Enjoy a time of dance and song while eating your lunch. Take a sweet treat back to the office compliments of Roselani Place following the concert. Free. 11am-12:30pm. Ka’ahumanu Church (103 S. High St., Wailuku).
FREE POLYNESIAN PERFORMANCES HULA SHOW – Free. 7pm. Lahaina Cannery Mall (1221 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Lahaina); 808-661-5304; Lahainacannerymall.com
GEORGE KAHUMOKU, JR’S GRAMMY AWARD SLACK KEY SHOW – 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 musician every week. 7:30pm Napili Kai Beach Resort, (5900 L. Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Napili); 808-669-6271; Slackkeyshow.com
FRIDAY, FEB 20
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS LAND TRUST SERVICE PROJECT – Visit Waihe‘e Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge, a remarkable coastal area that’s rich in Hawaiian history and bird watching. Meet at 8am at the Waihee Refuge, located off Halewaiu Road and help remove invasive species and clear brush until 12pm. Bring water and sunscreen, and wear closed-toe shoes, pants and hat for sun protection. Snacks and cold drinks provided. 8am-12pm. Waihe‘e Refuge. (Halewaiu Road, Waihe‘e); 808-249-8811 ext. 1; Volunteersonvacation.org
SATURDAY, FEB 21
MONSTER YARD SALE – In the spirit of sustainability, Montessori School of Maui will host a “Monster Yard Sale” this Saturday. They’ll have toys, clothes, sporting goods, furniture and other household items. Distract the keiki while you shop by visiting the face-painting station. Refuel with refreshments available for purchase. Proceeds from the yard sale will benefit the school’s garden classroom and field trips. 8am-1pm. Montessori School of Maui (2933 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); Momi.org
CHINESE NEW YEAR IN MAKAWAO – If you’re in Makawao, step out for Makawao Town’s annual Chinese New Year’s Lion Dance Celebration this Saturday. Au’s Shaolin Arts Society will perform the Lion Dance and there will be martial arts demonstrations and fireworks to usher in the New Year. The festivity kicks off on the corner of Baldwin and Makawao Avenues. 10am-12pm. Makawao Town.
BOY SCOUTS’ SCOUT-O-RAMA – Grab the ohana and head over to Scout-O-Rama 2015 at the Boys & Girls Club in Kahului. The Boy Scouts of America will host demonstrations, derby-car racing and informational booths about scouting. Enjoy entertainment and bring canned foods for their food drive. Food will be available for purchase. Come ready for friendly competition. Free. 10am-2pm. Boys & Girls Club (100 Kanaloa Ave., Wailuku); Mauibsa.org
WEST MAUI TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION WHALE WATCH FUNDRAISER – Help WMTA raise funds to further the mission of WMTA. $15-$25. 1:30-4pm. Pacific Whale Foundation Ma’alaea Harbor (300 Ma’alaea Rd., Wailuku); 808-661-7990; www.westmaui.org/whalewatch
EXPLORE MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS – Explore Mental Health Disorders this Saturday with Dr. Rika Suzuki and Dr. Brett Lu at Kihei Public Library (10:30am; 35 Waimahaihai St.; 808-875-6833) and an encore presentation at the Kahului Public Library (1pm; 90 School St.; 808-873-3097). Both are geriatric/adult psychiatrists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Department of Psychiatry, and they’ll speak about depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and dementia. Their hope is to reduce the stigma of mental illness and educate the community. Recommended for ages 12 and older. Librarieshawaii.org
MAUI ROLLER GIRLS OPENER – It’s a new year and that means new skates will hit the pavement during Maui Roller Girls Season Opener this Saturday at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Maui. The ladies are back, and this round is for the ‘Lovers and Haters.’ Students and military are free. 3pm doors open/ 4pm show starts. $5 general. $15 VIP. Boys and Girls Clubs of Maui, Central Clubhouse (100 Kanaloa Ave., Wailuku); Facebook.com/MauiRollerGirls
CHINESE NEW YEAR IN LAHAINA – Celebrate the lunar new year on Front Street this Friday at the Wo Hing Museum. The afternoon kicks off with an explanation of Chinese New Year, followed by a talk about jade, pottery and bronze tomb artifacts. There’s a Chinese calligraphy demonstration and another on Chinese knot tying (3-4pm). Indulge in traditional Chinese New Year foods available for purchase (4-7pm) Be sure to catch lion dancing and the New Year blessing by Au’s Shaolin Arts Society at the entrance to Wo Hing temple (5pm). The lion dance will continue down Front Street with firecrackers until 9pm. Wo Hing Museum (858 Front St., Lahaina);808-661-3262; Lahainarestoration.org
CHINESE NEW YEAR DANCE AND COMMUNITY RITUAL – A multicultural evening with live performances, immersive visuals, prayer, dance and inspiring speakers sharing some very practical things that we can do to malama aloha aina and move Maui and the Hawai’ian islands to our next level of food self reliance! Come celebrate the UN Year of the Soils and receive inspiration, wisdom and seeds of sovereignty! A Non Denominational Community Ritual & Gathering! Universal! Diverse! $20. 7-10pm. Makawao Union Church (1445 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-579-9261; mysticmass.eventbrite.com
LUSH GRAND RE-OPENING EVENT- Join the Lush crew this weekend as they celebrate the re-opening of their Front Street store. Festivities will include a Yoga and relaxation party full of goodies! Gentle Yoga class (9:20-10am), Skincare Demonstrations with hand and foot massage (1-3pm & 3:30-5pm), and a Calming Meditation session (3-3:30pm). Fresh juices, smoothies and Vegan treats will be available courtesy of Anuenue Juice Bar & Cafe, and the first 100 guests will receive a free limited edition gift. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. LUSH. (713 Front St., Lahaina); fb.com/LUSHFrontSt; lushusa.com
VOLUNTEER: MALAMA HONOKOWAI – Volunteer with Malama Honokowai and visit the beautiful and hidden Honokowai Valley, an area closed to the public. Among Hawaiian archaeological sites, you’ll learn about Hawaiian history and culture as you help to remove invasive weed plants and possibly plant native species. 9am-3:30pm. North Sugar Cane Train Station. (Pu‘ukoli Road, Ka‘anapali); 808- 249-8811 ext. 1; Volunteersonvacation.org
SUNDAY, FEB 22
FREE HULA SHOW – Free. 11am Maui Mall, (70 E. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-871-1307; mauimall.com
CHINESE NEW YEAR AT QUEEN KAAHUMANU CENTER- Lions, firecrackers and Kung Fu! Now that’s a Chinese New Year celebration! Au’s Shaolin Arts Society makes their way to the Queen Ka’ahumanu Center this Sunday and you are all invited. Completing their tour around the island, the group will demonstrate martial arts as well as perform a colorful lion dance. Celebrate The ‘Year of the Sheep’ for good luck! 2:30pm. Queen Ka’ahumanu Shopping Center (275 W Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului); Queenkaahumanucenter.com
MONDAY, FEB 23
VOLUNTEER: HOALOHA‘AINA – Join South Maui volunteers and group leaders Bob and Lis Richardson to help maintain an ocean-side trail, restore sand dunes, pick-up litter and remove invasive species from 7:30am-9:30am. Every Monday. 808-249-8811 ext. 1; Volunteersonvacation.org
TUESDAY, FEB 24
FREE SPINE HEALTH SCREENINGS – Dr. James Urban has more than 20 years of experience in the “gonstead” art from of adjusting–the “gold standard” in traditional full-spine adjusting. Urban is offering free health scans of the spine through the use of thermography for Whole Foods Market customers. Thermography reads temperatures along the spine that can indicate pain, trauma, imbalance or other potential hidden health problems and only takes seconds. First-come, first-served. Free. 12:30-3:30pm. Whole Foods Market Kahului (70 E. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-872-3310 x120
WEDNESDAY, FEB 25
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
VOLUNTEERING ON VACATION: O’O FARM – Work on an exquisite organic farm in the misting forest of Waipoli in Kula. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a light jacaket that you do not mind getting a little dirty, plus water and sunscreen. Gloves and gardening tools provided. Please call 24 hours in advance to sign up. Free. 8:45am. O’o Farm (651 Waipoli Rd., Kula) 808-249-8811 ext 1.
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
DINNER MUSIC ON MAUI
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, Cole Sulenta 6:30pm; Fri, Maui Underground 6:30pm; Sun, Mick Fleetwood Blues Band 6:30pm; Mon, Yum Yum Beast 6:30pm; Tue, Ryan Robinson Duo 6:30pm; Sat, The House Shakers & Steve Edwards 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, Ma’a 6:30-8:30pm; Fri, Danyel Alana Band 7:30-9:30pm; Sat, Ma’a 6:30-8:30pm; 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, Frequency DJ Dance Party 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; (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.
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 – Sun- Tue, Albert Kaina 7-9pm; Wed- Fri, Kincaid Kupahu 7-9pm; Sat, Fausto Allosada 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.
AMBROSIA MARTINI LOUNGE – Thu, DJ Kurt 10pm; Fri, DJ Blast 10pm; Sat, DJ Decka 10pm; Sun, DJ Skinny Guy 10pm; Mon, DJ Lava 10pm; Tue, DJ TRVR 10pm; Wed, Wine Down Wednesday 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, Pub Quiz 7pm, DJ L 10pm; Fri, DJ L 10pm; Sat, Jordan Cuddy 8pm; Mon, Live Music 10pm; Tue, Johnny Ringo 10pm; Sun, Steve Craig 6pm, Sin 9pm. (1913 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-875-9669.
HAUI’S LIFE’S A BEACH – Thu, Dominic 4-8pm; Thu, HI Lytes 9pm; Sat, Valentine Party 4-8pm; Sat, Da Beckoning 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 6-8:30pm, Trish Da Dish Pub Quiz 10:30pm-12am; Fri, Eight Days a Week 6:30-8:30pm; Sat, Casey Turner 7-10pm; Sun, Celtic Tigers 7-9:30pm; Mon, Joyce & Gord 6:30-8:30pm; Tue, Magic Show 6:30-8:30pm; Wed, Hawaiian Steel Guitar 5:15-6:15pm, Willie K 6:30-8:30pm; (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, DJ Big Mike 10pm; Fri, Randall Rospond 4-6pm, DJ Gemini 10pm; Sat, Tom Conway 4-6pm, DJ LX 10pm; Sun, Viva La Rumba 4-6pm, Kanoa 10pm; Mon, Kanoa 4-6pm, Big Mike Industry Night 10pm; Tue, Steve Mantelli 4-6pm, DJ Salvo 10pm; Wed, Natalie Nicole 4-6pm, DJ Bliss 10pm. (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,Just Us 808 8:30pm; Sat, Gina Martinelli 8:30pm; Sun, Karaoke 6pm. (1234 Lower Main St., Wailuku) 808-245-2206.
WATERCRESS – Thu, Piano Band 9pm; Fri, Do Wok 9pm; Sat, Alternative Night 9pm; Sun, Free Karaoke 9pm; Mon, Free Karaoke 9pm; Tue, Free Karaoke 9pm; Wed, Roo Dinner Music 6-8pm. (270 Waiehu Beach Rd., Ste 106, Wailuku) 808-243-9351.
CASANOVA – Tue, Willie K $10 cover; Wed, DJ Kurt $5 cover before 11pm, $10 after; Fri, Teomon $10 cover 10pm; (1188 Makawao Ave, Makawao); 808-572-0220
CHARLEY’S RESTAURANT & SALOON – Thu, Mark Johnstone & Lenny Castellanos 6:30-8:30pm; Fri, 90’s Night w/ DJ Blast 10pm, $5 before 11pm, $10 after; Sat, Andrew Corradini 6:30-8:30pm; Mon, Charley’s Live Band Open Mic & Jam 7-10pm; Tue, Tex Mex w/Howard Ahia 6:30-8:30pm; Wed, Andrew Corradini 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 – Thu & Sat, Karaoke With Dudley 9-12pm; Fri, The Vamp 8-12pm; (1127 Makawao Ave., Makawao); 808-572-1380.