BIG SHOWS ON MAUI
KAWEHI – Thu, May 28. Kawehi is known across the nation for her live shows as a one-woman band, creating intricate loops via beatboxing, a guitar, a midi keyboard and Ableton Live. She’s also known for opinionated songwriting, centering her music around social justices. Tickets are $25 advance, and $30 day-of. 7:30pm. McCoy Studio Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
THE FUTURE SLAM: STEAMPUNK EDITION – Thu, May 28. The Maui Slam community presents another awesome night of oral arts and spoken word. Also, this is a great chance to party down to music by DJ Lobstah and Monsieur Remy. 21 and over, event starts at 9:30pm. $10 cover. Casanova (1188 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-0220; Casanovamakawao.com
HAWAIIAN MUSIC CONCERT SERIES- Thu. May 28. Enjoy a relaxing evening of traditional and contemporary sounds with Josh Kahula and Preston Ako at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert. Together, Josh and Preston’s harmonious voices have captured the hearts of many and their seamless presentation of Hawaiian music resonates through each performance. Limited seating is provided for kūpuna; blankets, mats and low beach chairs are welcome. 6:00pm. Lahaina Restoration Foundation, (120 Dickenson Street, Lahaina); 808-661-3262; www.lahainarestoration.org
90’S NIGHT WITH DJ BLAST- Fri, May 29. Yes! Another night to get down on the North Shore to the best beats of the 90s. Don’t forget your scrunchies and ‘Cross Colours.’ Music starts at 10pm, $10 cover. 21 and over. Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon. (142 Hana Hwy., Paia); Charleysmaui.com
PINK FLOYD RETROSPECTIVE – Sat. May 30. We’re thrilled to say we will be putting on another Pink Floyd Retrospective, presented by Echoes Maui and The Weekly Dish. Trippy light show, greatest hits and a full set of ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ to end the night. We had such good turnouts at other two editions of this show at Fleetwood’s and Charley’s. Now, the buzz is popping! Plus, the musicians are insanely good. Some unknown and secret weapons. $15. 6:00pm. Mulligans on the Blue, (100 Kaukahi St, Kihei).
JOEY FALA PIPE ORGAN CONCERT- Sat. May 30. Joey Fala’s repertoire for St. John’s includes works by Bach, Mendelssohn, George Shearing, Langlais, Vaughan Williams, and Daquin. This summer, Fala will present a recital as a featured artist at the Organ Historical Society’s national convention in Springfield, MA. St. John’s hosts an 11 rank Oberlinger mechanical action tracker pipe organ, that was recently serviced and tuned by visiting Hamburg, Germany master organ builder Hans Ulrich-Erbsloeh. free. 6:30pm. St. Johns Episcopal Church, (8992 Kula Highway, Kula); (808)-878-1485; www.stjohnsmaui.org
KANEKOA AT FLEETWOODS – Sat. May 30. Kanekoa, Maui’s original ukulele reggae fusion rock band, will be playing just after the Hawai’ian sunset ceremony. One of the best stages on the island, great view, great atmosphere, family friendly. Come early or make reservations as space fills up quick. Kanekoa has been playing together since 1999, melding elements of Hawaiian, Rock, Folk, Blues, Reggae and improvisation into a truly unique sound. Free. 6:45pm. Fleetwoods On Front Street, (744 Front St., Lahaina); 808-669-6425; www.fleetwoodsonfrontst.com
SOLO SESSIONS: TREVOR HALL- Sat. May 30. Up-and-coming indie rocker Trevor Hall will take the stage to perform his latest hits. Trevor Hall began songwriting and performing when he was 16 years old. He burst onto the music scene with the song, “Other Ways,” which was featured on the Shrek the Third soundtrack. Opening act: Pat Simmons Jr., a multi-instrumentalist from Maui whose music is inspired by a passion for activism and organic living. $30, $45, $65. 7:30pm. McCoy Studio Theater, (One Cameron Way, Wailuku); 808-242-2787; mauiarts.org
ROCK MUSIC SHOW- Sat, May 30. Rock-out Upcountry this weekend with The Minorities, Smoked Solid Dairy and The Eazy. 21 and over, event starts at 9:30pm. $5 cover. Casanova (1188 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-0220; Casanovamakawao.com
FREEDOM DANCE – Sat. May 30. “The Dancing Bill” is currently on the Governor’s desk to be signed into law. Once that happens the Liquor Control will have until October to make new dance regulations. We are working to be proactive to let our voices be heard. This event will raise money and awareness for The Recreational Dancers Coalition. We will be dancing for 4 hours to local DJs Remy Chvatal, Will Ov Seraphim, and more. We’ll start it all with a drum circle. Celebrate the freedom of dance and prepare ourselves for the summer of dance. By Donation. $5-20. 7:30-11:30pm. Makawao Union Church, (Baldwin Ave., Paia); 808-573-8334; www.doorwayintolight.org
BRIAN REGAN – Sat, May 30. Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the funniest comedians in the country. His non-stop theater tour has visited more than 80 cities each year since 2005 and continues through 2015. The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, he consistently fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations. Tickets $56.50. 8pm. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org; Brianregan.com
‘PA‘A KE AUPUNI’ – Sun, May 31. Pa‘a Ke Aupuni is a one-hour animated video history of the Hawaiian Kingdom that provides an overview of important facts and events centered on Hawaii’s complex political history. Q&A will follow the film screening. Tickets are $10. 3pm. McCoy Studio Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
MAUI FILM FESTIVAL – Wed. Jun 3 – Sun. Jun 7. Various screening days, times, and films at 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. For more info, visit www.mauifilmfestival.com
MAUI STAGE SHOWS
MAUI IMPROV- Sun, May 31. Maui Improv invites you to join them for another fun night of made–up-on-the-spot theatre, all created from audience suggestions. Bring your friends, smile and laugh the evening away! $5 admission. ProArts Playhouse (1280 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei); email@example.com; 808-463-6550
‘ULALENA – (Mon, Tue, Thu, and Fri) Delight in this powerful and entertaining show that brings you the richness of Hawaiian history and culture through music and dance. A spectacular storytelling experience that comes alive before your very eyes. A portal to kanaka maoli lore, 14 years in the running. $29.99-$79.99; children 12 and under free; kama‘aina and military pricing available. Inquire about dinner partner offers. 5pm. Maui Theatre, (878 Front St., Lahaina); 808-856-7900; Mauitheatre.com
BURN’N LOVE-(Mon, Tue, Thu, and Fri) Jump in the time machine with Maui Theatre’s with Burn’n Love, into the golden era of Elvis in Hawaii. This lively musical act evokes Elvis and more. Reliving the days 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. $29.99-$109.99. 8pm. Maui Theatre, (878 Front St., Lahaina); 808-856-7900; Mauitheatre.com
MAUI FOODIE EVENTS
TASTY THURSDAY – Thu, May 28. Sample delicious dishes throughout the store. 5pm. Whole Foods Market (70 Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-872-3310; Wholefoodsmarket.com
INDUSTRY NIGHT FOR HOSPITALITY PROFESSIONALS – Thu, May 28. Starting this month, Pineapple Grill is re-launching Industry Night for hospitality professionals. Any industry professionals 21 and older are invited for special discounted drink and pupus selections as well as entertainment in the Bar/Lanai area. Industry night menus change weekly and will feature Chef Rob and Chef Jeff’s creative and fresh bar food/pupus. 6pm. Pineapple Grill, (200 Kapalua Dr.); 808-669-9600; Cohnrestaurants.com/pineapplegrill
PAU HANA POUR – Fri. May 29. Wine tasting with De Maison Selections of summertime favorites from Spain. Includes appetizers. $28. 4:00pm. Merrimans Kapalua, (One Bay Club Place, Lahaina); 808-669-6400; www.merrimanshawaii.com
BEATS & EATS – (Every Last Fri) DJ Eliza spinning fun and funky tunes and Chef Jojo whipping up creative appetizers and light bites with no cover charge required. 5:00pm. Plantation House, (2000 Plantation Club Dr, Lahaina); (808)-669-6299; www.theplantationhouse.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
KO SUNDAY NIGHT LAULAU – Sun, May 31. Enjoy Chef Tylun Pang’s 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. 5pm. Ko, (4100 Wailea Alanui Dr.); 808-875-2210; Korestaurant.com
UNCORKED – Sun, May 31. Wine series hosted by Sommelier Vanessa Lampson. Tastings from a variety of regions around the globe such as Sicily, the Loire Valley, the Iberian Peninsula and America’s West Coast. Enjoy light bites from Cane and Canoe’s menu developed by Sous Chef Davis Hood created specifically to pair with each week’s wines. Price includes three glasses of wines and light appetizers. Advanced reservations required. $35. 5pm. Cane and Canoe Bar-Montage Kapalua, (1 Bay Dr., Kapalua); 808-662-6681; Montagehotels.com
WINE SOCIAL – (Every Sun & Mon). Book ahead of time for this fabulous weekly event. Sixteen people will enjoy three award-winning wines, one bite to eat and great conversation with new friends. For reservations, please visit Opentable.com. 5pm. Pulehu An Italian Grill, (6 Kai Ala Dr., Ka‘anapali); 808-667-3254; Pulehurestaurantmaui.com
MULE MONDAYS – (Every Mon.) $16 Maui Mules, $10 refills. Keep the copper mug! 8pm. Cow Pig Bun (535 Lipoa Pkwy., Kihei); 808-875-8100.
TACO TUESDAY – Tue, Jun 2. Enjoy street-style tacos every Tuesday. Buy two for $3–beef or tofu with cilantro and onions. Whole Foods Market, (70 Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-872-3310; Wholefoodsmarket.com
PLANTATION HOUSE WINE SERIES – (Daily) Executive Chef Jojo Vasquez will create specialty-pairing menus for each monthly series and phenomenal species will be available on selected premium bottles. Featured wineries will include such notables as Chehalem, Pride Mountain, Heitz, Clif Lede, Truchard and Adelshem (subject to availability and change). Time TBA. Plantation House, (2000 Plantation Club Dr., Kapalua); 808-669-6299; www.theplantationhouse.com
MAUI TICKETS ON SALE
CINDERELLA BY ALEXANDER ACADEMY – June 6. Nathaniel Hunt, a professional dancer, returns to perform in this production that includes contemporary, jazz and hip hop pieces alongside traditional ballet. Two shows on June 6 at 2pm and 6pm; One show Sunday at 2pm. $10-30. Aali‘ikuhonua Creative Arts Center, (480 Olinda Rd., Makawao); 808-572-7235; Seaburyhall.org
DAVE MASON’S TRAFFIC JAM – Thu. Jun 11. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the legendary band Traffic, see Dave Mason and his Band for an evening of music history as he retraces the earliest days of his career and the works that launched his successful solo career. He’s renowned for such Traffic hits “Feelin’ Alright” and “Hole In My Shoe” as well as “We Just Disagree” and “Only You Know and I Know.” 7pm. Castle Theatre Maui Arts and Cultural Center, (1 Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
DIANA ROSS – Sun, Jun 14 & Mon, Jun 15. With a career spanning more than six decades, it’s inconceivable to think international Superstar Diana Ross has never performed in Hawaii. That will change when her magical live stage production to the Islands in June. The concert, a full theatrical experience, will include breathtaking costumes and stage design, along with her incredible band. Tickets are $75-250. 7:30pm. Castle Theater. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
SOLO SESSIONS: JON ANDERSON – Fri. Jun 19. Singer/songwriter/ musician Jon Anderson – known as “The Voice of YES” for his work with that superband of the 70s and 80s – is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable voices in progressive rock. As the lead vocalist and creative force behind the band YES, Anderson was the author and a major creative influence in a series of epic hits produced by YES. $45, $65. 7:30pm. McCoy Studio Theater, (One Cameron Way, Wailuku); 808-242-2787; mauiarts.org
MAMO ON MAUI: WEARABLE ART SHOW – Sat. Jun 20. MAMo= Maoli Arts Month is the annual month-long celebration of Native Hawaiian art. The Wearable Art Show is a presentation encompassing both fashion and culture. Expect to see cutting edge design as well as traditional patterns and motifs translated for contemporary styles. $35, $45, $65. 6pm. Yokouchi Pavilion, (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
HOT TUNA ACOUSTIC DUO – Sun. Jun 21. Hot Tuna is returning to Hawaii. Jorma Kaukonen (guitar, vocals) and Jack Casady (bass), original members of SF’s Jefferson Airplane, started Hot Tuna in 1969 as a fun side project where they could play the old blues and Gospel songs they both loved. This show will be held at the beautiful, newly-renovated Mill House. Tickets are $30, $40 and $50. Priority Seat tickets are now on sale only at Buffalo-records.com, as well as a limited number of discount 4-packs. 6pm. The Mill House, (1670 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Waikapu); 855-364-6622; Mauitropicalplantation.com
24TH ANNUAL KI HO‘ALU FESTIVAL- Sun. Jun 28. A showcase of Hawaii’s great slack key guitar musicians, presented in a laid-back, local-style outdoor festival. Bring your own beach chair, blanket or lauhala mat to stretch out on the lawn and enjoy an afternoon of music from midday till dusk. The lineup includes many of your favorite musicians and recording artists, to make this an annual favorite Maui event-fun for families and for all ages. Free. 1pm. MACC, (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-2787; Mauiarts.org
NA HOKU HOU! – Sat. Jul 11. This annual concert features winners from the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, announced at the end of May by the Hawaii Association of Recording Arts. Enjoy the best contemporary music of Hawaii with current and previous years’ Na Hoku winners in a gorgeous setting under the glowing glass roof of the pavilion. Line-up TBA in June (after the 2015 NHH Awardees are announced). TBA. 6pm. Yokouchi Pavilion, (1 Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
‘THE ADDAMS FAMILY’ MATINEE – Sun, Jul 12. This show encompasses every father’s worst nightmare… his daughter falling in love with a man her parents have never met. What’s in store for these young lovebirds? $20-40. 3pm. Iao Theater, (68 N. Market St., Wailuku); 808-242-6969; Mauionstage.com
MAUI CALLS – Thu. Aug 6. It’s the MACC’s signature fundraiser gala. Enjoy delectable pupu created by chefs from stellar island restaurants, paired with premium wines served by vintners from boutique wineries around the world. The gala starts with a fresh flower lei greeting and Hawaiian music serenade, follows through with a concert by a surprise musical guest and ends with dancing under the stars.. 7pm. Yokouchi Pavilion, (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469; Mauiarts.org
MAUI ART SCENE
LAS FEATURED ARTIST – Thru Sun. May 31. Lahaina Arts Society is featuring two of its member artists during the month of May. The Banyan Tree Gallery will show underwater and scenic photography by John O’Leary. Multimedia art by Pamela Neswald will be featured in the Old Jail Gallery. 1pm. Lahaina Arts Society Banyan Tree Gallery and Old Jail Gallery, (648 Wharf St., Lahaina); 808-661-0111; Lahaina-arts.org
JEANNE YOUNG – Thu, May 28. Young displays her process and techniques. She likes subjects that stimulate her artistic passion, especially people and all the beautiful ways in which they engage with life. 12pm. Maui Hands Paia, (84 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-9245; Mauihands.com
ARIEL QUIROZ – Fri, May 29. Born in Chile, fine artist, Ariel Quiroz, enjoys drawing, painting, portraiture and the human figure, mixing realistic effects with impressionism and expressionism. 12pm. Maui Hands Paia, (84 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-9245; Mauihands.com
JULIE HOUCK – Fri, May 29. Julie Houck’s paintings are exhibited extensively in Hawaii. Her work is part of the permanent collections of the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and the Hawaii State Art Museum. She also teaches plein art painting on Maui and in France. 12:30pm. Maui Hands, (1169 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-2008; Mauihands.com
CELESTE BOURSIER-MOUGENOT – Daily in May (except Mon). French artist and composer Céleste Boursier-Mougenot creates intriguing works using common objects to explore combinations of sound and movement in a given space. Free. 10am. Schaefer International Gallery, (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-2787; Mauiarts.org
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 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
THURSDAY, MAY 28
SPRING SUFI CAMP – Thu. May 28 – Fri. May 29. It’s a week of Zikr, Sufi Teachings for the mystic in everyday life, Dances of Universal Peace, Meditation, Devotional Singing, Yoga, Ecstatic Dance, Rumi Cafe, Sweat Lodge Ceremonies, nourishing mostly organic vegetarian meals and communion with nature. Share the experience of living together, for a full week. Spring Sufi Camp, (Keanae Rd., Haiku); 800-385-9629; SufisHawaii.org
QUICKBOOKS FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS – Thu. May 28. Instructor: Richard Kehoe, CPA. Learn to set up your company’s QuickBooks in a small class setting with personalized tutoring. This class is for new users and will teach you how to record sales, receive payments, prepare invoices and balance your checkbook. Instructor Richard Kehoe, CPA is a lead SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) counselor. Follow-up appointments are offered at no cost. $45. 5:00pm. Maui County Business Resource Center, (70 E. Kaahumanu St., Kahului).
“PAWS” FOR READING – Thu. May 28. Take a moment for reading with your keiki, even better, have your keiki read to an assistance dog! Assistance Dogs of Hawaii, a non-profit organization that provides people with physical disabilities specially-trained dogs to assist them in living more independent lives, will present the program. Reading to a Therapy Dog can help build a keiki’s reading confidence, strengthen literacy skills, and is a lot of fun. Sign up your children for 15-minute reading sessions. 3:00pm. Wailuku Public Library, (251 S. High St., Wailuku); 808-243-5766; librarieshawaii.org
FREE POLYNESIAN PERFORMANCES HULA SHOW – (Every Thu) Free. 7pm. Lahaina Cannery Mall (1221 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Lahaina); 808-661-5304; Lahainacannerymall.com
FRIDAY, MAY 29
KIRTAN and MANTRA MEDITATION -(Every Fri) Kirtan and Mantra Meditation with Krishna Japa Das and Friends. Dancing, Chanting, and Refreshments. No Charge Event, Donations Greatly Appreciated. Every Friday Night. 7:00pm. Maui Yoga Shala, (381 Baldwin Ave., Paia); 808-283-4123; www.maui-yoga.com
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS LAND TRUST SERVICE PROJECT – (Every Fri) 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, MAY 30
YOGA FOR EVERYBODY – (Every Sat) Enjoy a free, open to the public yoga class in Kihei with certified yoga instructor Gylian Solay. free. 8:00am. Gylian Solay, (Waipuilani Park, North Kihei, Kihei); 808-344-8068; gyliansolay.com
VOLUNTEER: MALAMA HONOKOWAI – (Every Sat) 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
RIVER MOUTH BEACH CLEANUP – Sat. May 30. The nonprofit environmental organization Mālama Maui Nui (MMN) is calling for community support to clean the beach at the popular surf spot ‘River Mouth’, adjacent to ‘Iao Stream on the Waiehu side. This site is particularly important to keep clean due to its biological and cultural importance. The environmental health of ‘Iao Stream and its surrounding land area can significantly influence the health of marine life and land upstream from this location. 8:00am. Beach at River Mouth, (Wailuku).
TARO WORKSHOP- Sat. May 30. With the help of Jerry Konanui participants will learn to identify Hawaiian varieties of kalo, discuss traditional cultivation methods, and learn about the cultural relevance of this important crop. A tasting portion will allow comparisons between varieties. Reservations are required, and a workshop fee applies. Mahalo to our sponsor, The Hawaii Tourism Authority . 9:00am. Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, (150 Kanaloa Avenue, Kahului); 808-249-2798; www.mnbg.org
DIANE’S GYMNASTICS ACADEMY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION – Sat. May 30. In celebration of Coach Diane Bidermann’s birthday and the Gymnastics Center’s big success the Center will be hosting a DGA party! Everyone is invited to participate in an open gym and potluck style BBQ and birthday cake outside. Bring your family and see you there. 1:30pm. Diane’s Gymanstic Academy, (393 Lehuakona St, Kahului); (808) 298-9352; www.dianesgymnastics.com
5TH ANNUAL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL- Sat, May 30. Maui Huliau Foundation, an environmental education non-profit serving Maui’s youth, will host their 5th Annual Huliau Youth Environmental Film Festival this weekend. Students pitch, plan, shoot and edit their films at an afterschool filmmaking program produced by Maui Huliau Foundation throughout the school year. Funds raised at this event are used to support the Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club (HEFC) in the upcoming school year. $15 general, $5 18 and under. 7pm. Iao Theater (Main St., Wailuku); firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY, MAY 31
MARK TWAIN VISITS LAHAINA – Sun. May 31. Come enjoy a performance of “An evening with Mark Twain” by Rick Scheideman. With humor and wisdom Twain shares aspects of his fascinating life including his time on Maui. The romantic Pioneer Inn Courtyard is the setting for this unique and entertaining experience with a talk-back Twain session immediately following the performance. Cash-bar will be provided. $15. 6:30pm. The Pioneer Inn, (658 Wharf St, Lahaina); 808-276-4201.
KAEHU BAY BEACH CLEAN UP – (Every 4th Sunday) In collaboration with the community and NOAA’s tsunami monitoring program, Hawaii Wildlife Foundation (HWF) adopted Waiehu’s Ka‘ehu Beach on the Northwest coastline of Maui in 2012 and cleans this beach every month. 9am. Kukona Place, (Kukona Place , Wailuku); Wildhawaii.org/projects.html
KEIKI IN THE KITCHEN – Sun. May 24. Calling all young chefs: hands-on free cooking class just for you. RSVP by phone or at customer service desk. 2pm. Whole Foods Market, (70 Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-872-3310; Wholefoodsmarket.com
FREE HULA SHOW – (Every Sun) Free. 11am Maui Mall, (70 E. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-871-1307; Mauimall.com
MONDAY, JUNE 1
VOLUNTEER: HOALOHA‘AINA – (Every Mon) 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
FREE HULA PERFORMANCE – (Every Mon) Center stage at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center. 10:30am. Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center (275 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-877-4325.
MAUI UNITED SOCCER CLUB: TRYOUTS & CLINICS -Mon. Jun 1 – Mon. Jun 8. Any and all girls and boys, ages from 6 to 14, experience the best in youth soccer development with Maui United Soccer Club. Maui United Soccer Club is the most successful youth soccer club in Maui, with over 30 Hawaii State Cup Championships. These special Free Play-days will be conducted through-out various Maui-wide locations, including Central, Kihei, Lahaina, and Upcountry. 4:00pm. For more info, visit www.mauiunitedsoccer.org
TUESDAY, JUN 2
MAHINA’AI MOONLIGHT TOUR – Tue. Jun 2. Join a guided tour of our educational walking trail at the KIRC’s Kihei boat house site while talking story about Kahoʻolawe with Cultural Resources Project Coordinator Kuiokalani Gapero. Then, gather in the KIRC’s Kalamalama traditional hale, where historical artifacts from Kahoʻolawe will be on display with Commission Coordinator Terri Gavagan, project manager of the KIRC Virtual Museum Pilot Project, and enjoy live entertainment provided by University of Hawaiʻi Maui College’s Institute of Hawaiian Music. Vendors will be on site to provide non-alcoholic beverages and appetizers, bring cash for purchase. The 45-minute tour begins at 6pm sharp, and music is from 7-8pm. Flash lights and closed-toe footwear are strongly recommended as you will be walking on a mulch-lined path amongst kiawe. 6:00pm. KIRC Boat House, (2780 South Kihei Rd., Kihei); kahoolawe.hawaii.gov/volunteer.shtml
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3
GEORGE KAHUMOKU, JR’S GRAMMY AWARD SLACK KEY SHOW – (Every Wed) 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
YOGA FOR EVERY BODY- (Every Wed) Enjoy a free weekly yoga class in Kihei with certified yoga instructor Gylian Solay. Open to the public! 8-9:30am. (Waipuilani Park, North Kihei); 808-344-8068; Gyliansolay.com
VOLUNTEERING ON VACATION: O‘O FARM – (Every Wed) Work on an exquisite organic farm in the misting forest of Waipoli in Kula. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a light jacket 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.
SOUTH SIDE BIKE RIDE – (Every Wed) 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
DINNER MUSIC ON MAUI
CAFE CAFE MAUI – Fri, Sunset Session Fridays with Noah & Auggie 4:30-7pm. (129 Lahainaluna Rd., Lahaina); 808-283-2739.
CAPTAIN JACK’S ISLAND GRILL – Thu, Will Hartzag 7:30-10pm; Fri, Jonny Ringo 7:30-10pm; Sat, Dave Carroll 7:30-10pm; Sun, Justin Phillips 7:00-9:30pm; Mon, Peter D 7-9:30pm; Tue, Jazz at the Cat 7:30-10pm; Wed, Benny Uyetake 7-9:30pm. (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 – 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; 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. (130 Kai Malina Pkwy., Ka‘anapali); 808-662-2900.
FLEETWOOD’S ON FRONT STREET – Thu, Randall Rospond; Fri, Soul Kitchen; Sat, Kanekoa; Sun, Jazz Brunch & Rick G 7pm; Mon, Rick G 7pm; Tue, Full Moon Party/ Music of Jimi Hendrix (opening Dylan set by Andrew Corradini); Wed, Cole Sulenta; (744 Front St., Lahaina); 808-669-6425.
HARD ROCK CAFE MAUI – TBA; (900 Front St., Lahaina); 808-667-2578.
HULA GRILL – Thu, Kealii Lum & Naiwi Teruya 2pm, Kulewa 6pm; Fri, Derick Sebastian 11am, Ma‘a 2pm, Kawika Lum Ho & Friends 6pm; Sat, Kawika Lum Ho 2pm, Danyel Alana & Friends 6pm; Sun, Ma‘a 2pm, Lahui 6pm; Mon, Ma‘a 2pm, Derick Sebastian & Damon Parrillo 6pm; Tue, Da Barefoot Warrior 2pm, Will Pohaku 6pm; Wed, Danyel Alana 2pm; Wed, Ernest Pua‘a, Kamuela & Roy Kato 6pm. (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, Tori Dixon Band, 8:30pm; 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.
LONGHI’S LAHAINA – 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; (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.
SANGRITA GRILL + CANTINA- Every Thu, Flamenco Music with Indio & Avi 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, Fausto Allosada 7-9pm; Thu- Fri, Kincaid Kupahu 7-9pm; Sat, Fausto Allosada 7-9pm; (5900 L. Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Napili); 808-669-1500.
SMOKEHOUSE BBQ BAR & GRILL – Every Sat, Salsa 10pm; (930 Wainee St., Lahaina); 808-667-7005.
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, SIN w/ DJ Blast 10pm; Fri, Frisky Friday w/ DJ Decka, 10pm; Sat, Le Grind w/ DJ Blast, 10pm; Sun, DJ Kurt 10pm $5; Mon, Movies & Games, 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-Mon, TBA; TUE & WED Pool; (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; Sun, Steve Craig 6-9pm, SIN 9pm; Mon, Bartenders Mix; Tue, Johnny Ringo 10pm; Wed, Jessica & Kaona 10pm; (1913 S. Kihei Rd.); 808-875-9669.
HAUI’S LIFE’S A BEACH – Thu, HI Lytes 9pm; Fri, Rick G 4-8pm, Dat Guyz 9pm; Sat, Super Dub Tribe, 9pm; Sun, Karaoke; Mon & Tue Karaoke; Wed, Rick G 4-8pm, Open Mic 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 BREWING CO – Sat, Maui Music Series 5-8pm; Mon, Johnny Ringo 5-8pm; Tue, Levi Poasa 5-8pm; Thu, Andrew Corradini 5-8pm. (605 Lipoa Pkwy, Kihei); 808-213-3002.
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 6:30-8:30pm, Love Wants To Dance CD Release Party (time TBA); Fri, TBA; Sat, Pink Floyd Perspective, $15, 6-10pm; Sun, Celtic Tigers, 7-9:30pm; Mon, Stay Eazy 6:30pm; Tue, Mulligans Magic Show 6:30pm; Wed, Joel Katz Steel Guitar 5:15pm, Willie K Dinner Show, 6:30pm; (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 – Tue, Kawika Ortiz 6:30-8:30pm; Thu, Ellis Ayres 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 & Kaina Kountry Band 8:30pm; Sat, Gina Martinelli, 9pm; Sun, Karaoke 6pm; Mon, Karaoke; Tue, Free Pool; Wed, Kawika Ortiz 8pm. (1234 Lower Main St., Wailuku) 808-245-2206.
WATERCRESS – Thu, Piilani 9pm; Fri, Just Us 9pm; Sat, Frontline 9pm; Sun, Free Karaoke 9pm; Mon, Free Karaoke 9pm; Tue, Free Karaoke 9pm; Wed, Alex 6-8pm. (270 Waiehu Beach Rd., Ste 106, Wailuku) 808-243-9351.
CASANOVA – Wed, DJ Kurt $5 cover before 11pm, $10 after; Thu, Maui Slam Steampunk Edition, 9:30pm; Sat, Rock Show, 9:30pm; (1188 Makawao Ave, Makawao); 808-572-0220
CHARLEY’S RESTAURANT & SALOON – Thu, Mark Johnstone & Lenny Castellanos 6:30-8:30pm; Fri, 90s Night w/ DJ Blast, 10pm; Sat, Andrew Corradini, 6:30-8:30pm; Mon, Charley’s Live Band Open Mic & Jam 7-10pm; Tue, 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, Karaoke With Dudley 9-12pm; Fri, Usual Suspects, 8pm-12am $4; (1127 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-1380.