Art With Aloha at the Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center is offering the chance for families to gain a hands on experiencing creating workable art forms. In the first session, attendees will learn the very basics of lauhala weaving which will help set the foundation for the next class. In the 2nd session, attendees will then be able to create their own barrel bracelet. Although taught in a casual like setting, guests will be able to get personal attention renowned Native Hawaiian Artist, Lufi Luteru. When: Saturday, August 25th; 1st session: 11:00am to noon; 2nd session: 1:00pm to 4:30pm. Where: Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center. Cost: 1st session is free and 2nd session has a tuition fee of: $25 and supply fee of $25.
The Youth Arts Opening Exhibition is an opportunity for Maui’s artistic talent to be on display in one place and allows Maui’s keiki to be honored for the creative efforts. With more than 250 pieces of art on display, artists age will range from as young as 5 and all the way through 18. All of the art is created by those in the Hui’s summer arts program and will showcase an explosion of vibrant creativity. The exhibition will give those interested in art the chance to scout some of Maui’s most exciting up and coming artists. When: Saturday, August 10th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Where: Where: Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center.
Team up with the Maui Ocean Center for Malama Land & Sea: Papalaua Beach Park! Along with the Aquarium of Hawaii and MOC Marine Institute, the Maui community is asking for help to clean up trash and litter along Papalaua Beach which is the very first beach after the the West Maui tunnel going west. There is even a volunteer snorkeling cleanup with a very specific mission geared towards cleaning up things like discarded fishing line and weights, conditions permitting. After the event everybody is invited on a short walk to view the ancient Hawaiian petroglyphs nearby. Please do bring your own bucket for trash, along with a pair of reusable gloves. When: Sunday, August 19th from 7:00 am to 11:00 am.
Adults Night Out
The Traveling Plate is a statewide culinary tour mean to benefit Easter Seals Hawaii and will again play host to the third stop on their tour of the Hawaiian islands. The unique twist about this event is the chance for attendees to take part in an interactive “cooking class” where they will be able to work along side of Maui’s favorite chefs. In addition, there will be a limited amount of “taste testers” where these special “Taster” tickets include exclusive arrival at 5pm for the Mixology Demo. When: Sunday, August 26th. Where: Sugar Beach Events on North Kihei Road. Cost: $95 for “In the Kitchen’ ticket and $75 for regular admisson.
Wishes with Fishes is an eventful night for 21+ attendees where all of the proceeds will go towards supporting the Wishing Well, a non profit that focuses on support Maui schools with supplies and educational based materials. Held at the Maui Ocean Center, hence the name, the night will include a live music, dinner under the sea, and a silent auction. When: Saturday, August 11th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Where: Maui Ocean Center.
Arts & Culture
Henry Kapono & Friends at the MACC will be featuring an ensemble line up of some of Hawai‘i’s most popular entertainers and will come together for a night of music, laughter, and stories. Notable entertains include: Kalapana, Jerry Santos of Olomana, Josh Tatofi, Landon McNamara, Mike Love, Paula Fuga, and Starr Kalahiki. There will be general admissions tickets along with VIP tickets that include access to dedicated bars, restrooms and an opportunity to mingle with the artists. When: Sunday, August 26 starting at 5:00pm. Where: Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Tickets: $40/GA, $15/GA children age 2-12; $55, $75/RESERVED; $150/VIP
Don’t miss you last month to enjoy Maui’s Bon Dance Season! A Bon Dance or Obon Festival is a Japanese Buddhist custom mean to honor the spirits of one’s ancestors. The custom has grown to wide spread popularity among the Hawaii population. August will be the public’s last chance to catch some ono grinds and dance the night away before next summer’s obon season. The August schedule is as follows below:
- August 3 (Fri)/ 4 (Sat) Wailuku Hongwanji Mission
1828 Vineyard St., service 6:45 p.m.; dance 8 p.m. (808) 244-0406
August 10 (Fri)/ 11 (Sat) Lahaina Hongwanji Mission
551 Waineʻe St., service 6:30 p.m.; dance 7:30 p.m. (808) 661-0640
August 18 (Sat) Pāʻia Rinzai Zen Mission
120 Alawai Rd., service 6 p.m.; dance 7 p.m. (808) 579-9921
August 25 (Sat) Kula Shofukuji Mission
53 Upper Kula Rd., service 6:30 p.m.; dance 7:30 p.m. (808) 661-0466
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