Maui Ocean Center 270-7000
August 1-September 30
9am-5pm (9am-6pm in August)
Celebrate one of the world’s most beloved marine creatures, the Sea Turtle with Hangin’ with Honu every first Wednesday, Turtle-rrific Thursdays every third Thursday, daily turtle presentations and more!
Sea Turtle Tour
Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20, 27
September 3, 10, 17 and 24
Ages 3 and up
Explore the graceful world of green sea turtles with an exciting behind-the-scenes tour, supervised feed at Turtle Lagoon, and more! Package includes lunch from Reef Café. Cost is $15 per person plus admission. Call 808-270-7088 for reservations.
Fins and Flippers Tour
Fridays, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
September 6, 13, 20 and 27
All Tuesdays and Fridays in October
Ages 3 and up
Discover fascinating facts about sharks and sea turtles with a Naturalist guide, sneak peek behind-the-scenes, and supervised feeds at Turtle Lagoon and Hammerhead Harbor. Cost is $10 per person plus admission. Call 808-270-7088 for reservations.
Wet Naturalist Presentations
Every Tuesday-Saturday in August and
October 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
12:30am in August;
11:30am in October
Learn about Hawaii’s fascinating marine invertebrates, animals without backbones, with a Wet Naturalist at the Discovery Pool. These exciting hands-on presentations include the chance to touch live sea stars, sea cucumbers, urchins and more!
World of Weird and Halloween at the Aquarium
All month long, explore the many bizarre and fascinating creatures with even stranger abilities and defenses with Naturalist presentations, a Creepy Creatures Scavenger Hunt and Freaky Fish Fact Cards. On Halloween, fun-filled activities include Trick-or-Treat candy and Halloween trinkets and exciting Underwater Pumpkin carving demonstrations at 11:30am and 1:00pm.
Alii Kula Lavender 878-3004
Join AKL in supporting the Maui Food Bank!
August, September & October
Saturday & Sunday
All Day, All Ages
Every Saturday & Sunday in August, September & October, bring in a non-perishable, canned good item and get free admission to the farm! Children 12 and under are always free to visit.
Ladies Day Out
August 9, 21, 24 & September 7, 25 & October 7, 23
Our “Ladies Day Out” package includes a guided walking tour, aromatic lavender tea and delicious lavender scone for $10.00 per person. Tour times are at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1pm and 2:30pm. Advance reservations are required.
Explore the Great Outdoors
August 5, 14, 30 & September 10, 16, 28 & October 31
Enjoy the pristine beauty of our farm by taking an easy, informative walking tour. Save 50% on all walking tours for $6 savings per person. Children 5 and under are free! Tour times: 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1pm and 2:30pm.
Labor Day Celebration!
Enjoy free admission to the farm and save 15% on our entire Gallery Gift Shop! Open 9am – 4pm daily!
Families Day Out
Sundays – August 25, September 29 & October 27
Spend some quality time together as a family in the beautiful setting of our farm. Enjoy mini bouquet making and a walking tour for $10 per person plus tax. Walking tours are offered at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:00pm and 2:30pm.
Lavender Treasure Hunt
Celebrate the summer with laughter and fun at AKL! Complete our Lavender Treasure Hunt and win a prize! Available all day – 9am – 4pm.
Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) 244-8760
August 16-18 & 23-25
Friday & Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 2:00 pm
Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater
Les Misérables will be performed for the first time ever live on Maui with a cast of 80 performers and a 25-piece live orchestra. Based on Victor Hugo’s grand tale of love and redemption, the epic musical has thrilled audiences around the world for nearly three decades. The production features former Maui resident and international opera singer James Price as Jean Valjean and local celebrity Jerry Eiting as Inspector Javert. $15-$65.
25th Annual Garden Party
September 8, Sunday,1:00 – 5:00 pm
Yokouchi Family Estate, Wailuku
Celebrate the Garden Party’s Silver Anniversary at MAPA’s biggest fundraiser of the year benefiting MAPA’s educational performing arts programs. You’ll 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. $75 includes all food and beverages.
Banyan Tree Fine Arts Fair from Lahaina Arts Society 661-0111
Banyan Tree Park, Front Street Lahaina
Aug 16, 17, 24, 25, Sept 1, 2, 14, 15, Oct 5, 6, 26
Weekends and Holidays
9:00am – 5:00pm
All ages welcome
You will discover some of Maui’s most talented fine artists exhibiting under the Banyan Tree next to the historic Old Lahaina Courthouse. Come check out our paintings, ceramics, photography, glass art, wood carvings, jewelry, baskets and more!
Queen Ka’ahumanu Center 877-4325
275 E. Kaahumanu 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.
Kids, Inc. Business Showcase
Satrday, August 3rd 10:00am – 2:00pm
Ten kid-run businesses will be invited to set up shop in the center court of Maui’s only regional shopping center and allowed to sell their products or services and keep all the earnings.
October 31, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Trick or Treat at participating mall stores. Special “treats” will be given out for mom and dad too! Pick up your Halloween bag and list of participating stores from Customer Service. While supplies last. Masks are not allowed to be worn on mall property. Trick-or-treating is for children 12 and under.
Kihei Soccer AYSO Region 895, 298-4690
AYSO Fall SOCCER Season
South Maui Community Park
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ages 4 (by July 31, 2013) – Age 13
Practices begin in August 2013 -Season ends on November 23, 2013
Games are held on Saturday starting September 7, 2013 for most age groups.
Maui Mall 877-8952
Sundays, August 4, September 1 & October 6
Play free Bingo and win prizes. All ages welcome. In Unit C-8, next to Genki Sushi.
Keiki Martial Arts Expo
August 17, 11am-2pm
Maui Mall Family Sundays
August 25, September 22, October 27
12:00 noon – 2:00pm
This free monthly event highlights education, recognizes Maui students for academic excellence with a chance to win an iPad, and provides free fun for the entire family, including Bingo, Super Shopper stamp card drawings, and more! Teachers: nominate one student per month to be recognized at each event. Followed by read Aloud America RAP session in Whole Foods Market.
Maui Okinawan Festival
September 21, 10am-3pm
Lots of food, country store, mini craft fair, cultural displays, photo sessions in traditional wear, entertainment and giveaways.
Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival
October 12, 10am-3pm
A Filipino food fest, all-day cultural entertainment, chef cook off, costume and eating contests and giveaways.
Friday, October 25th 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Keiki can enjoy fun activities, trick-or-treating, our Annual Keiki Costume Contest, and Pet Costume Contest.
Kihei Fourth Friday Town Party
Keiki Youth Zone
Azeka Shopping Center- Mauka 1279 S. Kihei Rd. @ Pi’ikea
Every 4th Friday
Come join the newest, family friendly event on island! The Kihei Fourth Friday Town Party has something for everyone. Live music on the main stage, ‘ono grinds from some of the island’s best food vendors, over 60 artisan craft booths featuring many handmade items, and the Keiki Youth Zone–a special destination for all keiki ages K-12. The Keiki Youth Zone (KYZ) has many interactive activities such as hula hooping, painting, crafts, gigantic bubbles, balloon making, face painting and audience participation on stage. Every Friday party the KYZ will feature a special time for all the youth of Maui to shine on stage.
Maui Family YMCA 242-9007
Date Night at the YMCA Childwatch
Aug 09, Sept 13, & Oct 11
6:00pm – 9:00pm
2 years – 12 years (Two years old 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.
Women’s Wellness Weekend
Oct 11 – 13
Experience the magic of Keanae with a spa weekend wellness retreat for women only! Enjoy facials, massages, manicures, pedicures, yoga, zumba, art & music therapy, jewelry-making, rejuvenating hikes and swims, tasty catered meals and snacks, and a fashionista experience with our own “What To Wear” fashion show and personal style coaching. What every girl needs-time to relax and do something wonderful for herself!
Hula Grill 667-6636
Hula Grill’s Youth Ukulele Players Contest
17th Annual Youth Ukulele Players Contest
Hula Grill Kaanapali
September 21, Saturday, 8:30am
Do you think you have what it takes to become the next Jake Shimabukuro or Raiatea Helm? Then strum, pick and sing you way down to Hula Grill Ka’anapali for the restaurant’s Annual Youth Ukulele Contest on Saturday, Sept, 21. The competition will feature keiki from kindergarten through 12th grade separated into three solo divisions and one group division. Judging the contest will be renowned Grammy- and Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winning musicians. Check-in begin at 8:15 a.m. and will be followed by a keiki ukulele workshop at 8:45 a.m., then the competition at 9:30 a.m.
Hula Grill’s Night Before Halloween Contest
Hula Grill, On the Beach at Whaler’s Village
October 30, 2013, Wednesday, 6:00pm
This is a great opportunity to show off your Halloween costume before you strut your stuff on Front Street, the day after. Come compete for great prizes. Keiki contest to start at 6:00, adults will start at approximately 7:30. Bags of candy for all keiki contestants.
East Maui Watershed Partnership 573-6999
Malama Wao Akua 2013
Viewpoints Gallery in Makawao
Sept. 25th to Oct. 23rd
Join us for our 9th annual juried art exhibition featuring Maui’s native plants and animals. Opening is on Friday, Sept. 27th at 5pm and every Thursday throughout the show at 6pm we will host a different environmental expert.
What is in a Watershed?
By appointment, ongoing
3rd grade to Adult
Learn about watersheds and why they are important to our daily lives. Do you know where YOUR water comes from? FREE presentations in your classroom can include hands on activities and, if you want the full experience, arranged guided hikes into the watershed can be booked on availability.
St. John’s Episcopal Church 8781485
St. John’s Kula Festival
8992 Kula Highway, Keokea, HI
Saturday, September 28th
9:00am to 4:00pm
Ono food, children’s games, facepainting, produce, plants, flowers, crafters, auction and live entertainment all day. Proceeds shared with local non-profits.
North Shore Church 808-446-6371
Community Exchange and Kids Fair
105 Pauwela Rd. @ Haiku school cafeteria
Saturdays, Sept. 28, Nov. 23 (always the fourth Saturday of every other month)
Kids- 0-14 and parents too
The community exchange is a moneyless consignment. Parents bring clothes their kids have grown out of and trade them for new sizes (infant- preteen sizes). The kids fair is all free- giant bouncehouse, games, bbq, and shave ice.
October 3, 4, 5 & 6
Annual Parade Thursday at 4:30pm sharp.
Thursday, Oct. 3rd- 5pm-11pm
Friday, Oct. 4th-5pm-midnight
Saturday, Oct. 5th-10am-midnight
Sunday, Oct. 6th-10am-11pm
Carden Academy of Maui 573-6681
Carden Academy 5th Annual Fall Festival
A community-centered day celebrating harvest, community, and family. Hundreds of Upcountry-grown pumpkins, food, entertainment, petting zoo, games, arts and crafts, kids activities, local craft vendors, and more!
Saturday, October 19, 20013
9:00am to 2:00pm
Carden Academy of Maui
55A Maka`ena Place
Pukalani, Hawaii 96768
Contact Ellyn Mortimer
Phone (808) 573-6681
Montessori School of Maui 808.573.0374
Ghoulin Rouge 2013
Montessori School of Maui 2933 Baldwin Ave. Makawao
October 25, 2013, Friday
General Package 6PM-10PM,
VIP Package 5PM-10PM
21 years of age and over.
Friday, October 25, Don your most creative Halloween costume and head up to the Montessori School of Maui for the 3rd Annual Ghoulin Rouge event, to raise funds in support of the school’s mission. Enjoy gourmet food, handcrafted artisan cocktails, Mark Johnstone’s jazz trio and a funky DJ dance party. Indulge in an amazing array of silent auction bargains and enter to win a fabulous grand prize in our costume contest.
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa 808.661.1234 ext 3225
Annual Halloween Haunted House
200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina
October 28-30, 2013
Open to all keiki and adults!
Let us take you through our fun and spooky haunted house, filled with scary creatures, shocking surprises and treats! A small donation is requested, with all proceeds going to Maui Charity Walk. Little ones must be accompanied by an adult.
Japengo Sushi School
Japengo Sushi Lounge, 200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina, at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa
2nd and 4th Saturdays every month
3:00pm, Ages 10yrs+
Learn to make your own sushi in this hands-on culinary class at Japengo Sushi Lounge, led by Japengo Sushi Chef Jay! 90 minutes, $35 per person, includes tastings of your creations and non-alcoholic beverages. For reservations please call 808.667.4727.
Surfing Goat Dairy 878-2870
Evening Chore Tour
Surfing Goat Dairy, 3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula
On going event
3:15 check in.
All age level 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 adults
Grand Dairy Tour
Surfing Goat Dairy, 3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula
On going event
All age level 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.
Riki’s Complimentary “Balloonology” Entertainment 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!