Maui Ocean Center 270-7000

[email protected]

Chef Diver

November 7, 14, 21, 28 Thursdays at 1pm

All ages
See what’s on the menu for the sharks, rays and fish at Maui Ocean Center. Chef Diver demonstrates how the Aquarium prepares food for a variety of marine animals at Hammerhead Harbor, and answers questions about their feeding habits, health and more.

Fins and Flippers Tour
Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, 26 and Fridays, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
All Tuesdays and Fridays in November 11:30am
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. 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.

A Maui-FISHmas

December 1-31
All ages
Celebrate a holly jolly holiday SEA-son with A Maui FISH-mas at Maui Ocean Center! The month’s fun-filled festivities include holiday crafts for kids, food and drink specials, exciting tour upgrades, a holiday sale and visits from Scuba Claus and Elf! Daily Ocean Naturalist presentations will highlight Hawaii’s unique marine animals with exceptional holiday-themed names including the Angelfish, Christmas Wrasse, Snowflake Eel, Candy Cane Shrimp, and more.

12 Days of FISH-mas

December 14-25
All ages
Join us December 14-25 as we count down the 12 Days of FISH-mas! There will be delicious food and drink specials at Hale Mea Ono coffee cart and Seascape Ma‘alaea Restaurant, exciting visits from Scuba Claus and Elf, along with holiday treat giveaways for guests during daily naturalist presentations. Join Scuba Claus at 11am and Elf at 3pm at the interactive Dive Link presentations in 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!

Crazy for Koholā

January 1-31
All ages
We’re going Crazy for Koholā in January! Celebrate the return of the whales, or koholā, this season. Enjoy daily naturalist presentations and listen to whale-themed tales during keiki story time. Join volunteers from the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and search the seas from MOC’s Harbor Plaza where a volunteer from will help you to identify spouts and breaches!

Maui Nui Botanical Gardens       249-2798
[email protected]

Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway
Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
1 tree per person, any age
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will host its 10th annual Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway, on Saturday, November 2nd, from 9am to Noon.

Over 25 varieties of trees will be available for free, 1 tree per person, any age. Experts will be available to recommend the best Hawaiian tree for your area. The celebration will also feature free demonstrations on proper tree care, as well as many community organizations sharing information about Hawai‘i’s vital environmental issues. The Gardens are located at 150 Kanaloa Avenue in Kahului.

Maui Mall 877-8952

Bingo Sundays

Sundays, November 3, December 1 & January 5


Play free Bingo and win prizes. All ages welcome. In Unit C-8, next to Genki Sushi.

Maui Mall Family Sundays

November 24, January 26

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.

Maui Family YMCA 242-9007

Date Night At The YMCA Childwatch

Nov 08, Dec 13, & Jan 10

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.

Y Yard Sale

Nov 16

7:00am – Noon

The Maui Family YMCA will be holding a Yard Sale in the Y parking lot.  Proceeds from the sale go to the YMCA Camp Keanae.  Clothing, children’s items, books, electronics, and furniture are among the many treasure that will be available for purchase.If you would like to donate items, please bring them to the YMCA weekdays between 10:00am – 2:00pm and all day weekends, starting Monday, October 28th.

Seabury Hall 572-7235

Fall Upper Sschool Play: Hamlet  

Shakespeare’s all-time #1 box office hit

Directed by Todd Van Amburgh

Fridays & Saturdays

November 8-9th & 15-16th at 7 PM

Sunday Nov. 17th at 3PM

Fall Music Concerts

MS Band & Chorus

Friday, November 22nd at 7 PM

US Band & Chorus

Saturday, November 23rd at 7 PM

Christmas Party Performing Arts Concert

Seabury Hall’s Dancers Directed by David Ward

Friday and Saturday

December 13-14th at 7PM

Hawaiian Performing Arts Festival

Hula Drama directed by Nāpua Greig

Friday and Saturday

January 31-February 1st at 7 PM

Hospice Maui 244-5555

Dine Out for Hospice Maui!

lsland-wide Maui
November 12th, Tuesday, All Day
Everyone Welcome
Thirty of Maui’s most generous restaurants have agreed nourish our
community and donate, all on the same date – Tue. Nov. 12th, a portion of the proceeds from your meals, enjoyed in their restaurants, to Hospice Maui. Your participation in this Community spirited fundraising event is the key to its success and will help Hospice Maui continue to meet the need for hospice care for Maui’s most seriously ill. Please visit our website for participating restaurants.

Pacific Whale Foundation
249-8811, ext. 1

[email protected]

Moonlight Tidepool Explorations

November 14 and December 13th

January 12 and February 10th

For people ages 6 and over.

6:00 pm

Meet fascinating creatures that roam Hawaii’s tidepools at night during a Moonlight Tidepool Exploration with Pacific Whale Foundation’s education team. $15 per adult and $5 per child. Co-sponsored by Mana Kai Maui Resort. For information, call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or follow this link to book online:

Daily (except Wed. and Sundays)

Coral Reef Information Station at Ulua Beach

Pacific Whale Foundation’s free Coral Reef Information Station at Ulua Beach in Wailea is staffed by an expert marine naturalist who helps you learn about the fish and marine wildlife that you’ll see while snorkeling at this popular reef. Free use of fish i.d. cards and reference books. Open 8 am to 11:30 am.

Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) 244-8760
ampersand dance company 

November 15-17
Friday & Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2:00 pm
Steppingstone Playhouse

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center
MAPA’s new adult company, ampersand, presents its second annual dance concert with original choreography sure to inspire audiences of all ages. Adults $15, students $12.

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center          877-4325

275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului

Santa Arrives

November 16

Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center Welcome St. Nick with song at dance at center stage as he settles in for the holiday season. Visit for details.

Up All Night/Black Friday

November 28/29 Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center Black Friday fun kicks off at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving night with hourly giveaways at center court until 6 a.m. Plus BlackFriday bargains throughout the mall.

Gingerbread Decorating for Kids

December 7

Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center Free gingerbread decorating for kids 10 a.m. to noon.

Kama’aina Nights Holiday Concert

December 20

Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center

The December installment of the free monthly concert series features holiday-themed entertainment.

Holiday Entertainment

December 1-24

Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center

Enjoy free holiday entertainment and special events at center stage all month long.

Holokai Club

First Saturday of every month

10:00am – 12:00 noon

Grades K-5

Come to create, learn, play and connect through imaginative themed activities. Experience a new keiki adventure every month. Free for children Grades K-5.

St. Joseph Christmas Craft Fair 572-6235

Saturday, November 16th

7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Local vendors and crafters will have amazing items available for the gift giving season. As an extra treat, Santa will be landing his sled for a visit at noon for the children. An array of ethnic foods will be available for sampling, baked good items and so much more.

Banyan Tree Fine Arts Fair  from Lahaina Arts Society  661-0111

[email protected]

Banyan Tree Park, Front Street Lahaina

Nov 16, 17, 24, 28

Dec 14, 15, 28, 29
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!

Kula Elementary School  876-7610

26th Annual Kula School Harvest Festival

Saturday, November 23rd

9am -3pm

All Ages

Kula Elementary School

A wonderful family event with activities and attractions for all ages. Enjoy games, prizes, bouncing castles, lots of ono food, silent auction and entertainment throughout the day.

Maui Stampers 250-6515

[email protected]

Maui Stampers Craft Fair

Kahului Masonic Lodge

190 W. Kamehameha Ave, Kahului

Sunday, November 24

(one day only)
9:00 am-2:00 pm
all ages
Bring a friend and come sip cider as you peruse a variety of hand-made items. Stop by and visit the paper crafters, fabric crafters, bakers and goodie makers! Plenty of choices for everyone on your gift list.  Selling hand made items, food, and holiday décor.

Maui OnStage 242-6969

68 North Market Street, Wailuku

“Scrooge” the Musical

Friday, November 29th – Sunday, December 15th, 2013

The Historic Iao Theater

A musical retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale of Ebeneezer Scrooge.

The Story of Orange

Saturday, December 7th – Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at 2pm

The commonly shared childhood experience – being laughed at – is explored in this adventure of an orange-striped zebra. The story inspires creativity and has a strong anti-bullying message from a child’s point of view. Orange, an orange-striped zebra, born in the Land of ‘You-Are’ to ordinary zebra parents, starts life full of natural joy and wonder. Adults $8 / Children $5

Montessori School of Maui          573-0374

Holiday Festival

2933 Baldwin Ave., Makawao

Friday, December 6th

8:30am-5:00pm, All Ages

Annual holiday festival featuing locally made jams and jellies, baked items, beautiful hand-made wreaths, jewelry and other specialty items perfect for gift-giving. A highlight of this year’s festival will be a special storyteller on Friday afternoon!

Montessori Hale O Keiki  874-7441

Montessori Hale O Keiki Free     Family Movie Night Fundraiser

Front lawn at the Hotel Wailea.

Friday, December 6th

5:30 p.m.

Entire Family

Montessori Hale O Keiki Free Family Movie Night Fundraiser. Food for sale to help support childrens  education. Bring own blankets and low chairs. No alcohol please.

Haleakala Waldorf School             878-2511

Holiday Faire

Saturday, December 7th

9am-4pm, All Ages

Enjoy live entertainment, silent auction, Christmas wreaths and wreath making, finest local crafters, make and take crafts, bakery and coffee shoppe, children’s games, puppet show, and ‘ono food.

Hospice Maui 808-244-5555

Hospice Maui’s Holiday Open House Event: Expression, Remembrance & Healing during the Holidays through Art.

Saturday, December 7th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hospice Maui will host a Holiday Open House Art Event: Expression, Remembrance & Healing through Art.

The entire family is invited to this free, holiday craft program designed to help grieving families and children through the holidays by offering an opportunity for creative expression and healing with art activities.

Grief Counselors will also be on site to offer additional support for anyone who may be dealing with a loss during the holidays.

RSVP to Hospice Maui (808) 244-5555.  *Bring a photo(s) of your loved one(s) to incorporated into your holiday craft(s). Please RSVP before December 5th. Free & Open to the public.

Paia School PTA

Christmas Tree Fundraiser

Saturday, December 7th


Fundraiser includes free photographs with Santa Claus (9-11am), silent auction, live music, bake sale, craft booths, plus more. Christmas trees are available for purchase for $55 (until November 30th) or day-of-event for $65. These gorgeous 5-6 ft., Douglas, Noble, and Grande Fir trees are only available at these prices at Paia School. To pre-purchase a tree please go to our website.

Maui Pops Orchestra 573-1807

Holiday Pops!

Maui Arts & Cultural Center

Sunday, December 8th


All ages

Join in a musical celebration of the season! The Maui Pops Orchestra presents special guest pianist Hyperion Knight to perform Grieg’s First Piano Concerto. One of the most popular piano concertos ever composed, it’s a Romantic Era classic. In addition, Uluwehi Guerrero and the Na Leo Lani O Maui Community Choir, under the direction of Gale Wisehart, join the Maui Pops for a wonderful holiday program. Tickets Available October 12th $50, $40, $30, $15 plus applicable fees ½ price for kids 12 & under in the $50/$40/$30 price sections.


Broadway Pops – Dancing and Romancing

Maui Arts & Cultural Center

Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 3pm

All ages

Broadway and Hollywood combine for a romantic and entertaining evening of song and dance with two veterans of the Broadway stage: Joan Hess and Kirby Ward. Inspired by the likes of Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Gene Kelly and Eleanor Powell, this evening will put a song in your heart and have you dancing in the aisles! The Maui Pops Orchestra will be in full swing and will also perform a few of their own Broadway favorites. Tickets: $50, $40, $30, $15 plus applicable fees ½ priceor students 18 & under in the $50/$40/$30 price sections 808-242-SHOWor online at

Maui Preparatory Academy        665-9966

Jingle Bell Rock & Roll Ball

Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
Saturday, December 14th
This annual holiday gala, a benefit for Maui Preparatory Academy, West Maui’s only fully accredited Preschool through Grade 12 college prep school, will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. Celebrate the holidays at this dining, dancing extravaganza, and raise funds for Maui Prep’s Financial Aid Program.

Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra 283-3406

Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra’s Winter Concert

Sun, Dec. 15th at 3pm
Baldwin High School Auditorium
All ages
Free Admission! This family-friendly concert will feature student musicians and guest artists playing a lively program of classical music, pop and holiday favorites. Special performance by brass choir adds a festive air to a memorable afternoon.

Alii Kula Lavender 878-3004

[email protected]

Celebrate the Holiday Season with Abundance!

All month long in November

9am – 4pm, All Ages

As we enter the season of giving, please join us in supporting The Maui Food Bank. Bring a non-perishable, canned good item and get free admission to the farm all month long! Children 12 and under are always free to visit.

Explore the Great Outdoors

November 3, 6, 14, 20

December 4, 10, 20

January 1, 10, 22

All day, All Ages

Enjoy the pristine beauty of our farm by taking an easy, informative walking tour. Save 50% on all walking tours on specified dates ($6 savings per person). Walking tours are offered at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1pm and 2:30pm.    Advance reservations are required.

Ladies Day Out

November 11, 22 & December 16, 27 & January 7, 18

9am – 3pm, Ages 5 and up

Book our “Ladies Day Out” package that includes a guided walking tour, aromatic lavender tea and delicious lavender scone. The rate is $10.00 per person plus tax. Guided walking tour times are at 9:30am, 10:30am,11:30am, 1pm and 2:30pm. Advance reservations are required.

Lavender Friday Sale

Friday, November 15

9am – 12pm, All Ages

Holiday shopping begins at AKL on Lavender Friday! Stock up on your favorite AKL gifts and save 20% on our entire Gallery Gift Shop from 9am-12pm only! All guests get free admission to the farm, too!

Black Friday Sale at AKL

Friday, November 29

9am – 4pm, All Ages

The official start of holiday shopping begins at AKL! Save 15% on everything in the Gallery Gift Shop all day 9am-4pm!! All guests get free admission to the farm, too!

Families Day Out

November 24, December 29 and January 26

All Day, All ages

Spend quality time together with the interactive and hands-on Families Day Out Tour! Learn about Lavender and the history of the farm on the guided walking tour and make “Tussie Mussies” (mini bouquets) as a family. Rate $10 per person plus tax, children 5 and under are free. Walking tours are offered at 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:00pm and 2:30pm. Advance reservations are required.

Winter Sale at AKL

Thursday, December 26

9am – 12pm

All Ages

Stock up on your favorite AKL gifts and save 20% on our entire Gallery Gift Shop 9am – 12pm only! All guests get free admission to the farm, too!!

Lavender Treasure Hunt

Ongoing, Monday – Sunday

All day, 9am – 4pm

All Ages

Explore the Secret Garden, stroll along the Peaceful Path and discover what makes our farm so magical! Complete the Lavender Treasure Hunt and win a prize!

Hula Grill 667-6636

Santa Visits Hula Grill by Canoe

On the beach at Whaler’s Village
Sunday, Dec.22
all ages welcome
Come see Santa as he arrives by canoe. Free cookie decorating and ornament making for all keiki.

North Shore Church 446-6371

Community Exchange and Kids Fair

105 Pauwela Rd.

At the Haiku school cafeteria

Saturdays, November 23 and January 25th (always the fourth Saturday of every other month)

9:ooa.m- 1:00p.m

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.

Surfing Goat Dairy 878-2870

[email protected]

Evening Chore Tour   

Surfing Goat Dairy

3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula

On going event


3:15 check in

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 adults.

Grand Dairy Tour

Surfing Goat Dairy

3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula

On going event

Saturday’s, 9:00am

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.

Riki’s Complimentary “Balloonology” Entertainment Riki Inzano, 879-8918

[email protected]

Pizza Madness in Kihei

Weekly/Ongoing Thursday Eves.

Sunset/6:30-ish to 8:00pm

All ages

Forget weiner dogs! Riki Inzano promotes her private party bookings creating “ Gourmet” balloon animals & jewelry! All ages entertainment. Special requests & challenges welcome!