Maui Family Weekend Guide August 11 – 13

Maui Family YMCA 242-9007

Date Night At The YMCA Childwatch

August 11th, 6:0 PM – 9:00 PM

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.

Lahaina Town Summer Block Party

SUMMER BLOCK PARTY on August 11, 2017 – Front Street will be closed from Papalaua St. to Lahainaluna Rd. from 6-9pm. DJ Zinn on the balcony at Lahaina Yacht Club, Magician Tim Wenk and Get Up and Dance Maui performs line dancing. Face painting with Shelly.

Intentions for MMPB Give & Take Event

Finding ways to lower our ecological footprint, while supporting other Maui mamas and their babes is a great feeling! So come join us at our Intentions for magickal mamas and their precious babes (MMPB) give and take events being held island wide.

If you have any of the items listed below laying around that you no longer need and would like to pass on to another family this is an opportunity to give what you can and take what you need in the following categories:
maternity, birthing, postpartum, nursing and baby feeding, sleep, diapering and playtime
All items must be in complete, clean, working condition. Please no electronic or battery operated toys, no baby or children’s clothing and no perishables.
The August 12th Give and Take event will be held at the 4th Marine Division Memorial Park (Giggle Hill) in Haiku near the play structure so bring the keiki for some snacks and some fun as well.
If you are unable to attend but still would like to donate, we will be accepting donations the mon-fri prior to each event Saturday. You can IG message us @intentions_maui or FB message us @intentionsmauihawaii to arrange a drop off of your donation or visit us at

Maui Thing 249-0215

Second Saturday Art

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Free Art Activities for Keiki.

Kite Festival

The public is invited to the second annual Kite Festival hosted by the Japanese Cultural Society of Maui on Saturday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Keopuolani Park Field #8, located right below the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.
This event is free. Kite kits to decorate will be available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit. Prizes will be available to the best decorated kite. Read more:

August 12th Huliau Food & Film Festival

5th annual farm-to-table celebration of local agriculture featuring local chefs and student-produced films! This year’s event will feature additional chef-run farm-to-table stations and an expanded silent auction with mobile bidding. Guests will enjoy live music by Keith Ranney, Bentley Kalaway and Joel Katz and a food-themed student film contest. All funds raised will benefit the expansion of Maui Huliau Foundation’s environmental education programs for Maui youth in the 2017-18 school year.

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center 877-4325

275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului

Queen’s Kids Club

Every Monday in August

Featuring crafts, games and story time for keiki 3-12 years of age. There is no reservation required and activities are FREE of charge. Keiki will also receive a Maui Friends of the Library coupon which they can redeem for a free book at their library (located QKC East Wing). Keiki will also receive a coupon for FREE frozen yogurt from Sweet Frog Maui (located in the Food Court.)

MEDB presents “EV Showcase”
Curious about Electric Vehicles (EV) or hybrids?
If the answer is yes, then we invite you to:
EV Showcase
Saturday, August 12 • 10 am to 2 pm
Queen Ka`ahumanu Center
A variety of EV and hybrid makes and models including Kia, Tesla, Toyota, Chevy, Nissan and BMW
Experts on the benefits of these vehicles
Advice on financing from Maui County Federal Credit Union and HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union
Tips on what someone should know before purchasing or leasing an EV or hybrid
Maui Electric Company’s EVWatt Plan to compare an EV or hybrid to a conventional vehicle
Refreshments, prize drawings and giveaways
EVohana by JUMPSmartMaui will also be launched during the event. Membership in EVohana provides access to 44 chargers across 13 Fast Charger stations island-wide. MEDB accepted ownership of these stations to assure continuity of the fast charging network service in Maui.

For more information:
Email or call (808) 875-2300.

Maui Mall 877-8952

August 12, Saturday, 5-7pm in Suite B-8 – GRANDcares presents Grandfamily Gamenight in celebration of Grandparents Day.  Fun games, carnival treats and pizza!  This is a FREE community event but you must register by calling 808.269.7396 or emailing

Ohana Bingo Bash

Come and play everyone’s favorite game every Thursday in August from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Maui Mall’s Center Stage. Prizes galore!

Maui Ocean Center 270-7000

Story Time & Craft

Every Saturday in August, September, and October

Maui Ocean Center offers a weekly turtle-themed story time and craft hour for children ages 3-12 in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit.

11:30 AM – 12:30 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 hour in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. For more info, call (808) 270-7000 or visit Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

Explore Station

Sundays and Tuesdays in August, September, and October

11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Dive deeper into the wonders of Hawaii’s marine world at Maui Ocean Center’s Explore Station! In August and September, learn about Hawaiian green sea turtle behavior, biology, and anatomy and explore the creepy creatures of the sea in October. For more info, call (808) 270-7000 or visit Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

The Keiki Playhouse 268-7267

427 Ala Makani St, Unit 101, Kahului

After School Special starting August 7th Monday-Wednesday from 3:00 – 6:00 PM enjoy our after school special 50% off general admission.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui 442-7898

Open Enrollment for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui School-Based Mentoring Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui is located at Kahului Elementary, Wailuku Elementary, Princess Nahienaena Elementary, and Kamehameha Schools. Offering elementary school students the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a caring and responsible mentor (typically a high school student) in a supervised group setting for one hour after school. If you are interested in enrolling as a Little or Big please call (808)442-7898 or e-mail us at

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 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.

Maui Animal Farm 280-2597

Everyday Petting Zoo

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

The Lahaina Animal Farm Petting Zoo Tour is a “hands on” experience…feed the animals, 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. We also do private tours and birthday parties upon we request.

Akaku 808-871-5554


Akaku Upstairs Thursday Salon Series

Thursdays, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Media salons created for Maui Nui Community – Come and learn a new art medium, hear storytellers or watch a film screening. Every Thursday from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

“ 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!