Queen Ka’ahumanu Center 877-4325
275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului
First Saturday of every month
10:00am – 12:00 noon
Come to create, learn, play and connect through imaginative themed activities. Experience a new keiki adventure every month. Free for children Grades K-5.
Maui Electric Energy Fair
Saturday, August 22
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Maui Electric Company’s annual community event focused on educating the public on electrical safety, conservation, efficiency and renewable energy.
Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center 572-6560
Family Day Celebration 2015
August 8th, 10am – 2pm
This family friendly celebration marks
the opening of the Hui’s Annual Youth Art Exhibition. Don’t miss out on a scavenger hunt (1st 50 people only), live glassblowing demonstrations, bake sale, hand-on artists workshops, face painting, and so much more! This event is free and open to the public.
Youth Art Exhibit 2015
Opening Reception & Family Day Celebration: Saturday, August 8 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
This unique exhibition showcases the work of nearly 250 Maui youth participating in the Hui’s summer art camps. This exhibition is an explosion of vibrant creativity that shows us all the extraordinary possibilities unlocked by visual arts education.
Mālama Wao Akua
September 5 – October 16
Receiving Day: Monday, August 24 / 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
September 4 / 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Open to elementary, middle & high school, and adults, this exhibition will provide powerful visuals that celebrate Maui’s native plant and animal life. Please visit malamawaoakua.org and huinoeau.com for exhibition prospectus, entry forms, and dates for inspirational artist hikes & Talk Story Thursdays!
Maui Family YMCA 242-9007
Date Night At The YMCA Childwatch
Aug 14, Sep 11, & Oct 09
6:00pm – 9:00pm
2 years – 12 years (Must be potty trained completely out of diapers)
Drop your kids off at the YMCA while you go on a date. We will be providing dinner, dessert, a drink, arts & crafts, and games.
Maui Mall 877-8952
Maui Mall Sings
Maui’s up and coming stars will compete in front of some of Maui’s largest names in the music industry for an opportunity to have their debut single recorded in the studio and other cash prizes.
Maui Okinawan Festival
September 19, 10am-3pm
Presented by Maui Okinawan Kenjin Kai, come experience and celebrate traditional Okinawan food, culture demonstrations, martial arts demonstration, entertainment, crafts, and much more.
Fil-AM Heritage Festival
Saturday, October 17, 10am-3pm
Just in time for Filipino American History month, the Fil-Am Heritage festival brings a day of culture displays, traditional Filipino food, fashion show, games, arts & crafts, and entertainment throughout the day.
October 30, 5:30-8pm
This spook-tacular event offers trick-or-treating, keiki costume contest, pet costume contest, games, crafts, prizes and much more!
Free Zumba every Sunday at 9am
Free Hula every Sunday at 11am
Maui Ocean Center 270-7000
Fins & Flippers Tour Upgrade
Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays in August, September and October
11:30am or 1:30pm
Join a knowledgeable marine naturalist and discover fascinating facts about sharks and sea turtles. Go behind-the-scenes and explore the Aquarium lab and discover what it takes to care for the marine animals. Guests will have the rare chance to assist with a feeding at Turtle Lagoon and Hammerhead Harbor. $10 plus Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages. (808) 270-7012 for reservations.
Story Time Saturdays
Saturdays,August–October at 11:30am
Children ages 3-12 are invited to a captivating story time followed by a fun ocean-themed craft! Story Time Saturdays are hosted by a marine naturalist and takes place every Saturday at 11:30am in Maui Ocean Center’s Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit.
Talk Story & Hula Lessons with Kahu Dane Maxwell and ‘Ohana
Tuesdays, August, September & October at 11:45am
Visitors to Maui Ocean Center will have an extraordinary opportunity to hear from Maui Ocean Center’s Hawaiian Cultural Advisor Kahu Dane Maxwell. At 11:45am, Kahu Dane Maxwell and ‘Ohana (family) will conduct a talk story session and hula lesson at the end of the Open Ocean exhibit tunnel. Schedule subject to change. Appropriate for all ages.
Thursdays- August 6 & 20, September 3 & 17, October 1 & 15 at 2pm
Guests can learn about Hawaii’s beloved green sea turtles in an up close and personal setting. This interactive presentation is hosted by Maui Ocean Center’s curatorial team at Hammerhead Harbor. Guests will learn about the biology, behavior and diet of green sea turtles from the
team that cares for the animals on a daily basis.
Sleep with the Sharks, Night at the Aquarium
Friday, October 23
7pm-9am (following day)
For ages 6-13. Must be accompanied by an adult 21 years or older.
An exciting overnight Aquarium experience awaits. Explore the Living Reef after dark and engage in educational marine activities. Includes marine naturalist guided activities, movie time snacks, continental breakfast, a souvenir decal, and all day admission the next day! Special member rates are available. Cost: $75 per person plus tax. Reservations are required (808) 270-7075
Halloween at Maui Ocean Center
Saturday, October 31
Trick-or-treat: 9am – 5pm
Underwater pumpkin carving: 11:30am & 1:30pm
Aquarium divers will compete in an underwater pumpkin carving contest in the Blacktip exhibit at 11:30am and Open Ocean exhibit at 1:30pm. Children ages 3-12 will receive a Halloween goody bag while supplies last to trick-or-treat for candy and trinkets in the Maui Ocean Treasures gift shop.
Maui Historical Society 244-3326
Hale Ho`ike`ike/Bailey House Museum
Saturday-August 8th, September 5th and October10, 2015
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Moonlight Mele with George Kahumoku & Friends, Hawaiian music by Grammy-award winning artist George Kahumoku with special guests, moonlight museum tour with Maui archaeologists, children’s activities and Hawaiian cultural activities for the family.
Chinese Moon Festival
Hale Ho`ike`ike/Bailey House Museum
Sunday, September 27, 2015
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Chinese Moon Festival Celebration, Food, Entertainment, Exhibits, and Family Activities with “Chinese of Maui” Photo and Memorabilia Exhibition at the museum through October 17th.
Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA), 244-8760
August 21-23 & 28-30
Friday & Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sunday at 2:00 pm
Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater
Hawai’i’s top-selling female vocalist of all time, Amy Hānaiali’i Gilliom, returns to her roots in musical theatre to perform the title role of Eva Peron in MAPA LIVE’s production of this iconic rock musical. Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. $15-$75 (plus applicable fees). 808-242-SHOW (7469) or www.mauiarts.org.
27th Annual Garden Party
Sunday, September 13
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Yokouchi Family Estate, Wailuku
Enjoy top notch entertainment, a Chefs’ Festival with gourmet cuisine from Maui restaurants, fine wines and beer, live jazz, silent auction and “Fresh Art” – plein air artists creating one-of-a-kind art to be auctioned in the vigorous live auction at MAPA’s biggest fundraiser of the year benefiting its educational performing arts programs. $75 includes all food and beverages. For tickets, call 244-8760.
Maui Preparatory Academy 665-9966
Maui Preparatory’s Annual Paniolo Night
Maui Preparatory Academy Napili
Saturday, September 12, 2015
4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
All ages welcome
Maui Prep’s Annual Paniolo Night! Come and enjoy horse rides, games, entertainment and ono food. Great fun for all ages! Free admission, free parking. Scripts are for purchase at the school.
Founders Day Celebration
Maui Preparatory Academy
Friday, October 16, 2015
Founders Day with Charity Fun Run/Walk, Founding Father’s Flapjack Breakfast & Celebration Assembly. For more information contact Maui Prep at [email protected] or 808-665-9966.
Kula Country Farms 878-8381
September 26th onwards
Tuesday – Friday, 10am-5pm ; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-4pm
October is Pumpkin Patch Season and it is open season on pumpkins and gourds of all sizes for eating or decorating! Special events include the famous walk-through corn maze, pumpkin pie, pumpkin carving, and costume contests. The farm will also feature a Country Music Center, Halloween crafts, delicious goodies, pumpkin carving supplies, local crafters and food vendors and more!
St. John’s Church 878-1485
St. Johns Kula Festival
8992 Kula Highway
One day, September 19th
Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
This annual fundraising event will have lots of ono food, baked goods, children’s games with free face painting, plants, flowers, farm fresh produce, gift shop, crafters, silent auction and live entertainment all day long. $1 with children under 10 free. For info, to volunteer or donate to the auction call 878-1485.
9th Annual Maui Children and Youth Day 879-8698
Kenolio Recreational Center in Kihei October 10th from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Free and fun family event. Enjoy crafts “to make and take,” games to delight, entertainment by talented youth, taiko drumming, demonstrations, giveaways, keiki ID and more.
Hula Grill Kaanapali 667-6636
Hula Grill Ka’anapali’s Ukulele Contest
Saturday, October 17 at 9:00 am
Keiki of Hawaii K-12
This contest gives keiki ukulele players the chance to perform in front of a small audience. Contestants perform for six minutes and can compete solo or as part of a group. KoAloha ukulele will be on site with bonus activities and prizes.
Maui Fair Alliance 871-6230
93rd Maui Fair
War Memorial Complex, Wailuku
Thursday 5pm – 11pm, Friday 5pm – Midnight, Saturday 10 am- Midnight, Sun 10am – 11pm
Fun for all ages! Food, entertainment, exhibits. thrilling rides and games. Parade begins at 4:30 pm from UH Maui College to Fairgrounds.
Hospice Maui 446-8234
Lahaina Yacht Club Golf Tournament
Kapalua Bay Course
Lahaina Yacht Club 661-0191
www.LYC.us for details
email [email protected]
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Shotgun start at 8:00 am
Teams must have a combined handicap of at least 45, higher is fine.
Women may have a handicap as high as 30, men as high as 24. This golf event is a 4-person scramble, $115 individual entry fee ($460 per team). Fees includes greens fees, cart, team prizes and the post-tournament buffet.
Dine Out for Hospice Maui
Island Wide, All Day
Save the date! Tuesday, November 10
Family Friendly Everyone is Welcome
Join us for the 6th annual Dine Out for Hospice Maui, one of Maui’s most community spirited fundraising events. Visit www.HosiceMaui.org for details. Help meet the growing need for hospice care by simply dining out on November 10th.
Carden Academy of Maui 573-6651
Carden Academy Annual Fall Festival
55A Maka’ena Place
October 17, 2015
Book Fair, live entertainment, Middle School carnival games, bounce houses, food, goodies from the Carden Garden, arts & crafts to make and take home… and so much more. Don’t miss the Annual Carden Academy Fall Festival.
Holoholo Ka’a (“touch a truck”)
Sunday, November 1st
9am to 1pm
UH Maui College rear parking lot
“Touch A Truck” is a fundraiser benefit for Punana Leo o Maui & Na Leo Pulama o Maui – Hawaiian Language Immersion Education Programs. A day of interaction with the whole community. Holoholo Ka’a is a hands-on event (climb aboard, pretend to drive, take photos in) opportunity for kids and kids at heart to get close up and inside emergency vehicles, heavy machinery, various construction rigs, farm equipment, and more! Admission: $1.00 per person.
2nd Annual Made in Maui County Festival
Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development/808-270-7710
Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului
Save the date! Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Maui County’s largest products show offering a wide variety of made in Maui County products–foods, produce, art, crafts, jewelry, fashion, gifts, collectibles and more; plus demonstrations, a fashion show, food trucks, and prize drawings.
Lahaina Animal Farm
Monday-Friday petting zoo
The Lahaina Animal Farm Petting Zoo Tour is a “hands on” experience… feed the animals, fish in our pond, go on a treasure hunt, give the pigs a bath, see where chickens lay their eggs, cheer on a tortoise race, and even ride a horse! The cost is $19 per kama’aina ($25 visitor rate); Keiki under 2 years old are FREE.
Surfing Goat Dairy 878-2870
Evening Chore Tour
3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula
On going event
3:15 – 4:15pm.
All age levels are appropriate
Assist in our evening chores. Learn to hand milk a goat, then help with the evening feedings and learn more about our award winning cheeses and how they are made. $12 for kids $15 for adult
Grand Dairy Tour
3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula
On going event
All age levels are appropriate
A two-hour hands-on visit and tasting experience you will love. Bring your family and friends! Be a goat herder for the day, even try to milk a goat. Includes a tasting of the many different varieties of our cheeses. $25 Reservations required.
“ Balloonology” entertainment with Riki Inzano 879-8918
Pizza Madness in Kihei
Weekly/Ongoing Thursday Eves.
Sunset/6:30-ish to 8:00pm
Forget weiner dogs! Riki Inzano promotes her private party bookings creating “ Gourmet” balloon animals & jewelry! All ages entertainment. Special requests & challenges welcome!