Queen Ka’ahumanu Center
Come get your photo with Santa
Santa is at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center. Gather up the whole family and come down and have your photo taken with the Big Guy himself!
November 14 – December 6*
Celebrate the grand opening of Hui Holidays on Dec 1st. This special evening event is the perfect opportunity to shop for exclusive treasures to share with family and friends. Surrounded by holiday décor of the dramatically decorated historic Kaluanui Estate, you’ll enjoy festive drinks and pupu, and spirited music.
NOV 23- DEC 24
Finding that perfect, one-of-a-kind gift is a breeze when you shop at our annual holiday artisan showcase! Twinkling with holiday charm, the Hui’s gallery will be filled to the brim with works in jewelry, ceramic, print, fiber, photography, glass, and painting. With holiday ornaments, Hui Print Calendars, and many, many more handmade items added to the mix, you’ll be sure to find a special gift for everyone on your list. By shopping local, you’ll be making a creative investment in our community, in your neighbors and in yourselves!
Hui no’eau Visual Arts Center
2841 Baldwin Ave
King Kekaulike Jazz Band & Symphonic Holiday Concert
Holiday Craft and Bake Sale
Holiday shopping fun with multiple crafters selling a variety of gift items, crafts and baked goods.
Open house style.
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
67 Ka Drive, Kula Kai Subdivision, Kula
Montessori School of Maui 573-0374
2933 Baldwin Ave. Makawao
December 4, 2015
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Montessori School of Maui PTO is hosting their annual Holiday Fair on the school campus. Come and celebrate the wonder and joy of the Holiday Season featuring made in Maui crafts, gifts and much more.
Haleakala Waldorf School Holiday Faire
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost: $3 for adults; free for children under 12
Haleakala Waldorf School
4160 L Kula Rd
Kula, HI USA 96790
Grand Wailea 875-1234
`Tis the Season of Aloha Treelighting Ceremony
Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Holiday entertainment, a Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui (BGCM) keiki performance, and cookies and cocoa make for a beautiful Maui holiday scene. Visit the unveiling of the BGCM gingerbread village and make a holiday tree ornament for $1 to benefit BGCM.
Maui Pops Orchestra 878-6500
Maui Pops Orchestra “Holiday Pops”
Maui Arts & Cultural Center Castle Theater
Sunday, Decembet 6, 2015
The annual Holiday Pops brings favorite holiday music and a wonderful guest pianist, Bernard Walz to entertain with a variety of upbeat pieces. The orchestra will also perform music of Mannheim Steamroller and more!
Maui OnStage 242-6969
ELF The Musical
Historic Iao Theater, 68 N. Market Street, Wailuku
November 27 – December 13, 2015
ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.
GOD’s House Island Transformation Ministry (808) 870-2606
Bailey House Museum Garden Lawn (Yokouchi Estate Lawn)
Saturday, December 5th, 2015
9am – 3pm
All Ages Welcome…fun family event
Kula School 28th Annual Kula Harvest Festival
Kula School Grounds, Sunday, December 6th
Saturday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Spend the day in the country! Join us for our 28th Annual Harvest Festival, with live entertainment, talented local artisans and crafters, Ono food, games, Silent Auction, and Country Store. Come join us for a FREE, Family Fall Fair!
Annual Tree Lighting at Ulupalakua Ranch
On December 12, the community is invited to celebrate the holidays with family and friends at the Second Annual Holiday Tree Lighting on the grounds of MauiWine at Ulupalakua Ranch. The lush and tall pine trees combined with that holiday “chill in the air,” makes upcountry the perfect location to bundle up and celebrate the holiday season. Admission is free, but attendees are requested to bring a can of non-perishable food as a donation to the Maui Food Bank. The holiday festivities are guaranteed to be memorable, with plenty of activities to enjoy, including lighting of a holiday-decorated tree, live entertainment, photos in front of the holiday tree, holiday crafts and activities for the keiki, outdoor cinema, sparkling toasts and warm holiday beverages, and treats and eats by Ulupalakua Ranch Store & Grill. The event starts at 4:30 pm and ends at 7:30 pm, with the lighting of the holiday tree after sunset followed by a movie under the stars. The movie will be showcased on MauiWine’s outdoor pavilion. For more information, call 878-6058.
Lahaina Baptist Church 1st Annual Community Christmas Carnival
Saturday, December 12th, 10-4
Great fun for the whole family!
Ukulele Music by Max Angel, Santa Claus from 11am-1pm, Dunk Tank, Fire Truck, Carnival Lane, Bounce House, Pony Rides, Ono Food and More!
Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
H.P. Baldwin Auditorium
Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Students from grades 3 – 12
Holiday concert featuring String Classes (violins and violas) and the Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (woodwinds, brass, percussion and strings) to enhance the holiday spirit. FREE!
Maui Mompreneur 757-4739
Maui Mompreneur Winter Showcase
Elleair Ballroom at the Maui Beach Hotel
12 Days of FISH-mas
Scuba Claus is comin’ to town! Join us December 14-25 as we count down the 12 Days of FISH-mas! There will be holiday-themed food and drinks at Hale Mea Ono coffee cart and Seascape Ma‘alaea Restaurant, plus lots of Christmas cheer when Scuba Claus and his sidekick Elf make special visits to the Aquarium. Don’t miss these interactive presentations from Scuba Claus, at 11am, and Elf, at3pm, at the Open Ocean exhibit. Scuba Claus and Elf will wear special dive masks that allow them to speak with the audience, so have your wish list ready! Included with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.
Gill McBarnet “Good Night Gecko” 25th Anniversary Story Time and Show
Saturday, December 19 | 11:30am performance, 12:30pm – 2:30pm book signing
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Good Night Gecko” written by Hawaii-author Gill McBarnet. The popular children’s book author will present a reading of “Good Night Gecko” with a mini musical performance by the keiki singers and dancers from the Maui Academy of Performing Arts. Show time is 11:30am in the Hawaiians and the Sea Exhibit. Book signing will follow at the Maui Ocean Treasures gift shop from 12:30pm-2:30pm.
Hula Grill Kaanapali 667-6636
Santa Visits Ka’anapali Beach
Hula Grill Maui, Ka’anapali Beach
Friday, December 18 at 4:00 pm
Kids only, Free event
Watch as Santa and his reindeer paddle in by outrigger canoe to sit with the keiki of Maui and hear their Christmas wishes. Mrs. Clause will be on hand giving out goodies to good children and Santa’s elves will be helping in the Cookie Workshop.
Alexander Academy of Performing Arts 878-8970
Holiday of Dance Performance
Old Kula Community Center
Saturday December 19th
Studio performance featuring ballet dances from the Nutcracker, jazz, and contemporary pieces with a holiday theme.
Nā Leo Lani O Maui’s 7th Annual Holiday Concert
When you think of the holidays, you often think of family and friends, sharing precious moments with those you love, and the joy that comes from listening to your favorite holiday music. Maui’s beloved Hawaiian community choir,Nā Leo Lani O Maui, has returned to their roots! And invites you and your family to join them for their 7th annual holiday concert, “Maui Ka likimaka”, at the stunning ‘A’ali’ikūhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall Campus in Makawao. The rich harmony of over 40 heavenly voices, under the direction of Mr. Gale Wisehart and Kumu Uluwehi Guerrero, will fill your heart with joy. Nā Leo Lani O Maui has been described as ‘an inspiration’ by those attending past events. Each member’s passion for song and Hawaiian culture and language shines through with every dynamic performance. The Aloha spirit truly radiates through this choir and encourages feelings of ‘ohana – that all of us are connected and a part of the same family.
Tickets for their 2015 Christmas show are on sale now and space is limited, so reserve your seats today!
Bring your family and friends, for this concert is one not to be missed, as it will likely be the highlight of this holiday season. Tickets are available online only. www.MauiAcademy.org.
Seabury Hall Academy
480 Olinda Rd
Makawao, HI USA 96768
Island Area: Upcountry
Grand Wailea 875-1234
Santa Arrives by Outrigger Canoe at Grand Wailea
Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Santa and friends arrive by Hawaiian outrigger canoe at Wailea Beach fronting Grand Wailea. See Santa paddle in aboard his decorated canoe with candy canes for everyone. Children may visit with Santa to whisper their wishes making for a perfect photo opportunity.