Maui Family Weekend Guide April 21 – 23

St. Anthony Grade School 244-4976

St. Anthony Grade School Fun Daze Bazaar

Saturday, April 22

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Enjoy a variety of entertainers, delicious food, a rummage room, a craft room with items from local artists, a live and silent auction, Country Store for fresh produce, baked goods, and owners. For the children: face painting, balloon art, Fish Pond, Stand the Bottle, Basketball Toss, Soda Toss, and the Fat Cat Game.

Haiku Ho’olaule’a 808-727-3750

www.haikuhoolaulea.org

Haiku Ho’olaule’a and Flower Festival

Saturday, April 22nd

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

All Ages

The 23rd Annual Haiku Ho`olaule`a & Flower Festival will be held at Haiku Elementary School, Maui. Enjoy Fabulous Entertainment, Keiki Activities, Arts & Crafts, Plants & Produce and one of the largest Silent Auctions on Maui!

Maui Arts & Cultural Center

www.mauiarts.org

Starry Night Cinema: SING

Friday, April 21, 2017; A&B Amphitheater; 7:30 pm; gates at 6:00 pm

Sing is a full-length animated feature originally released in December 2016 about a stage-struck koala bear who wants to put on the world’s greatest singing competition to save his beloved theater. The film stars the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, and Tori Kelly. Featuring more than 60 classic songs from famous artists, including Jennifer Hudson-voiced renditions of “Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight” to the piggy duet of “Shake It Off” (by Witherspoon and comedian Nick Kroll as a German boar called Gunter) to Kelly’s show-stopping version of “Hallelujah” and also has an original song by Stevie Wonder and Ariana Grande called “Faith.” Bring your beach chairs and blankets to lay back and enjoy the show: festivities start when the gates open, so come early and grab a good spot!

Running time:  1 hr. 10 mins

Makawao Third Friday  

Friday, April 21, 2017 from 6 PM to 9 PM, Makawao Third Friday has the theme “Malama ‘Aina ~~ Celebrating Earth Day”.  Malama ‘Aina means, to care for and nurture the land so it can give back all we need to sustain life for ourselves and our future generations.

A warm welcome to our non-profit Maui educational and environmental Ohana sharing their important and valuable information with a cause.

Malama ‘Aina Non-profits

  • Sierra Club Maui, protecting and preserving Maui Nui’s environment and important cultural sites.
  • Montessori School of Maui, growing global citizens on a LEED silver certified campus in upcountry Maui.
  • La’a Kea – a life sharing community on Maui that serves people with disabilities. Their Country Store vends local grown organic produce and handmade gifts providing meaningful work for their participants.
  • HFUU – Hawaii Farmers Union United, supporting family farmers on all islands.

LIVE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT

Remix will be on the main stage next to Rodeo General Store, mixing it up with Funk, Latin Grooves, Hip Hop, Reggae Roots and Rock to make a great dance experience.

Pat Simmons Jr., Maui-grown musician/environmental activist/storyteller, will be playing Hawai’ian style folk & original acoustic surf-rock with messages of Aloha ‘Aina, in the Maui Hands lot across from Casanova’s.

Magician Brenton Keith & His Bag O’ Tricks will be wowing the crowd with his entertaining street performance at the top of Baldwin Avenue.

You won’t want to miss the delightful Pearl Rose, entertainer and performer with her incredibly diverse repertoire of music, on the front porch of the Antique Boutique, located just down lower Baldwin Avenue.

The Pacific Talent Search Agency, Maui’s County’s premiere Musical Talent Competition for children ages 13-19 years old will be in the Komoda parking lot (Music acts only).

We are excited to continue our KOMODA’S KEIKI ZONE, with Melissa Buck of Rainbow Chameleon Art and her one-of-a-kind creative face painting, plus Crystalline with her fantastic balloon creations, who will share their lovely art and charm with the keiki and there are some fun hula hooping activities for everybody.

Going down Baldwin Avenue by Makawao Steak House and Sip Me the upcountry classic cars will be displayed and are always such a pleasure to see.

March for Science

Join hundreds of concerned citizens on the Maui College Great Lawn at 9am on Earth Day, April 22nd for Maui’s March for Science. The march will follow the Women’s March route along Kaʻahumanu Ave and you can find details and help spread the word with the Facebook event page. “The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. We unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that upholds the common good and for political leaders and policymakers to enact evidence based policies in the public interest”-MarchforScience.com mission statement. Marchforsciencehawaii.info

Get Fit the Green Way

 “Get Fit the Green Way” at this Earth Day event. Enjoy guided exploration rides, keiki bike rodeo, classes by Good Karma Yoga, hula hooping, learn traditional chants and hulas by Old Lahaina Luau and listen to entertainment by Melinda Carroll, Fred’s Garage and Anthony Pfluke and refuel at the many food trucks. Educational booths will provide information on bike safety, nutrition, healthy living, environmental concerns, and the potential for the WMG as a bikeshare route.

Kula Country Farms 878-8381

kulacountryfarmsmaui.com

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.

Earth Day Work and Learn Day at Kamali’i Elementary School

 Saturday, Apr 22

8:30am-11:30am

Make an impact on Earth Day! There are a variety of projects to work on to help set the garden on a solid footing for next year. There will also be a learning session about rat lungworm disease. Grow Some Good will provide snacks, water, gloves and all tools and materials. This is a great way to get acquainted with the garden program and have a hand in making it better for the children. Kamali‘i Elementary School, (180 Alanui Ke‘ali‘i, Kihei); 808-875-6840; Kamaliischool.weebly.com

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center 877-4325

www.queenkaahumanucenter.com

275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului

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Karaoke Star Saturdays

April 22nd

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Grab your friends or go solo for QKC’s Karaoke Night with KJ (Karaoke Jockey) Dean Sakurai of Star Tracks Karaoke Maui. All ages welcome.

Maui Made Sundays

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Enjoy live, island style performances while shopping locally Maui made products at Center Court.

Maui Mall 877-8952

mauimall.com

Art of Trash Display

April 7th – 29th

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Room B4

Maui Mall is excited to host the Art of Trash at Maui Mall. Just in time for Earth Day all entries must have submitted an artwork that was made from materials reused, recycled, or reinvented.

Free Zumba every Sunday at 9:00 AM

Free Hula every Sunday at 11:00 AM

Arts & Crafts Fair Every Sunday, 10:00 AM

Maui Ocean Center 270-7000

www.mauioceancenter.com

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MALAMA MAUI DAY CELEBRATION

Join us for a fun day celebrating the beauty of Maui through art, films, and more! Meet Maui non-profit organizations focused on preserving and conserving our island’s fragile ecosystem for future generations.

  • Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 9am-5pm
  • Location: Maui Ocean Center
  • Live Music
  • Free prizes for keiki under 12

Turtle-rrific Thursday

2:00 PM

Meet the Hawaiian green sea turtles during Turtle-rriffic Thursday at Maui Ocean Center! Join a team of aquarists as they measure, weigh, and examine the turtles during their routine checkup. Learn about green sea turtle biology, behavior, diet, and more.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays

11:30 AM & 1:30 PM

Go behind-the-scenes at Maui Ocean Center with a marine naturalist to explore the Aquarium lab and discover what it takes to care for the marine animals. Learn about corals, sharks, and sea turtles with the exclusive opportunity to feed the marine animals at Turtle Lagoon and Hammerhead Harbor. Limited availability, reservations are highly recommended. $14.95 plus admission.

Story Time Saturdays

Saturdays, 11:30 AM

Maui Ocean Center, The Aquarium of Hawaii offers a weekly story time and craft hour for children ages 3-12 in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Enjoy a story reading by a marine naturalist followed by a fun, ocean-themed craft workshop.

Talk Story & Hula Lessons with Kahu Dane Maxwell and ‘Ohana

Tuesdays, 11:45 AM

Learn about the lifestyle and traditions of the Hawaiian people and participate in a hula lesson hosted by Maui Ocean Center’s Hawaiian Cultural Advisor, Kahu Dane Maxwell and ‘ohana (family). Schedule subject to change.

Wet Naturalist

Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Join a Wet Naturalist at Maui Ocean Center’s Discovery Pool for a hands-on presentation about Hawaii’s marine invertebrates! See, touch, and learn about Hawaii’s tide pool critters with a marine naturalist presenting from within the exhibit.

Exploration Station

Thursdays and Sundays

11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Speak with an ocean expert at Maui Ocean Center’s Exploration Station! This winter season, the Exploration Station will feature Hawaii’s endemic marine life (animals found only in Hawaii) and the relationship between the Hawaiians and the sea. Complimentary with Aquarium admission.

Surfing Goat Dairy 878-2870

www.surfinggoatdairy.com

info@surfinggoatdairy.com

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Evening Chore Tour

3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula

Ongoing Event, Monday – Saturday

3:15 PM – 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

Ongoing Event, Every Saturday at 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.

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

artbyriki@yahoo.com

Pizza Madness in Kihei

Weekly/Ongoing Thursday Eves.

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

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