Maui Family Magazine June 29-July 1

Fifth Friday Lāna`i – June 29th 2018

The Lāna`i Chamber of Commerce  (the Chamber), with the support of the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (OED), will be holding Lāna`i Fifth Friday in Dole Park on June 29th from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. The Chamber invites and encourages Maui County residents and visitors alike to come out and support Lāna`i businesses by attending the fun-filled party this Friday in Lāna`i City.

The Friday Town Party event will feature over 25 vendors and participants set up around Dole Park, including food booths and restaurants serving up local favorites, as well as several music and entertainment venues.

During the event, local businesses displaying the Lāna`i Fifth Friday logo will offer discounts and specials.  Shoppers should save their receipts to receive a free waterproof Lāna`i bag or tee shirt with total purchases of $100 or more at participating merchants, or buy the bag for $5 with purchases totaling $50 or more.  Receipts can be turned in at the Chamber booth.

For those coming from Maui to experience Lāna`i Fifth Friday, the Chamber has teamed up with Expeditions Ferry to provide a special complementary late-night return ferry.  Guests wanting to take advantage of this special should call Expeditions (808-695-2624), in advance, to purchase their Maui to Lāna`i one-way ticket, and to reserve a seat on the return ferry, which will depart Manele Harbor at 9:45 pm.

On the evening of the event, those with reserved seats on the late-night ferry should stop by the Chamber booth to pick up their complimentary late-night return ferry ticket. Shuttle service between Manele Harbor and Dole Park, Lāna`i City will be available through Rabaca’s Limousine Service for $10 each way or $20 round trip (cash only).

Pacific Youth Sports and Fitness Expo

War Memorial Sports Complex on Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 9:00am – 5:00pm.

The Maui Police Activities League (MPAL) will host the Pacific Youth Sports and Fitness Expo at the War Memorial Sports Complex on Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. This will be a FREE community event.

The expo will field hundreds of youth sports coaches, young athletes, sponsors, vendors, and families across the County who are interested in Youth Sports, Fitness, and Healthy Lifestyles.

The purpose of the event is to showcase how youth sports organizations and members of the community can collaborate to promote healthy lifestyles for children and their families through sports and physical activity.

Specifically, the expo highlights the importance for youth to participate in a physical activity and to make healthy lifestyle choices.

There will be food trucks, entertainment, a cross fit obstacle course, and sports clinics and demonstrations throughout the day.

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center Family Day 572-6560

Family Day & Auwahi Exhibition Opening!

Saturday, June 30
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Bring the ‘ohana to enjoy a day at the Hui’s historic Kaluanui Estate! Immerse yourself in hands-on art projects, see demos in the Hui’s professional art studios, picnic on the lawn, and view the Hui’s incredible new themed exhibition—a collaboration between the Hui, Auwahi Forest Restoration Project (AFRP), local artists, and 2018 Artist in Residence Mazatl! Read more 

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary 808-

whale watch maui free adventures

Sanctuary Saturdays

HIHWNMS Visitor Center, Kihei
Last Saturday of every month
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Learn about humpback whales and their habitat in Hawai’i. Enjoy picturesque views overlooking sanctuary waters, see ocean-themed displays and exhibits in our visitor center, engage in storytime and craft activities

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center 877-4325
275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului

Maui Made Sundays

1st Sunday of Every Month
Enjoy live, island style performances while shopping locally Maui made products at Center Court.

Maui Mall 877-8952

Regal Summer Movie Express

June 5-August1
Every Tuesday and Wednesday
Starting at 9:00 AM
Extremely Discounted Family Movies.

Whole Foods Arts & Craft Fair every Sunday from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Free Zumba every Sunday at 9:00 AM
Free Hula every Sunday at 11:00 AM

Maui Ocean Center 270-7000

Incredible Corals: Night at the Reef

Enjoy an evening under the stars at Maui Ocean Center’s iconic summer coral event, Incredible Corals: Night at the Reef. Known as the “Rainforest of the Sea”, Hawaii’s coral reefs are home to a diversity of marine life, some of which are found nowhere else in the world. Explore the Aquarium at night and learn about Hawaii’s marine animals and corals. Based on the lunar cycle, you may have the opportunity to witness live coral spawning in the exhibits!

Story Time & Craft

Every Saturday – May, June, and July
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Enjoy the perfect keiki activity at Maui Ocean Center, the Aquarium of Hawaii! Join a marine naturalist for a weekly story time and craft session in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

Sharks & Rays Explore Station

Sundays and Tuesdays – May & June
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Sharks are revered as ‘aumakua, or ancestral deities in Hawaiian culture, and are key to the ocean’s ecosystems. Visit the Sharks & Rays Explore Station to learn about the biology, diet, and behavior of Hawaii’s sharks and stingrays. Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

Kula Country Farms 878-8381

Strawberry U-Pick Patch

Located on Kula Hwy. across from Rice Park
It’s strawberry season and you will be delighted with the sweetest strawberries that you and your family can go out and pick yourselves. There is also a wonderful Children’s Garden with all kinds of activities including seven hole farm golf that is fun for the whole family!

Flower U-Pick

Pick your own flowers at the Kula Country Farms!

Coffee with a Cop

The Fairway Shops in Kaanapali is hosting Coffee With A Cop! Come to Island Press Coffee on June 30, 2018 any time between 9AM and 11AM to take advantage of this helpful opportunity

This is a free event to meet with your local Maui Police Department Officer and ask questions, have a conversation, and get to know one another! “MPD is so excited to meet and start a conversation with the community,” says Officer Paul Pomainville, “Our officers look forward to learning from citizens and sharing our knowledge with them.”

Bring the keiki to learn more about law enforcement. Ask questions about that one pesky parking ticket. Just come introduce yourself and talk about the weather. This is a no-agenda, fun, family-friendly meet and greet with Maui Police Department. Do not forget to support your local coffee shop and grab a delicious ‘cup of joe’ from Island Press Coffee while you are there!

Surfing Goat Dairy 878-2870

Evening Chore Tour

3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula

On going event, Monday – Saturday

3:15 – 4:15 PM

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, Saturday’s

9:00 AM

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.