Maui Family Weekend Guide August 31-September 2

Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) 244-8760

Into The Woods

August 24 & September 2
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Tickets: $22 – $66 (plus applicable fees) or 808-242-SHOW (7469)

A story filled to the brim with a feast of fabled characters … a little mystery, a lot of irreverent humor, and a touch of seduction. A journey into the woods — and into our hearts. Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children under 10.

Riding With Aloha Open House

September 2nd 4:00 PM – Sunset

Love horses? Riding With Aloha and West Maui Ranch welcome you to come spend a Summer evening at our barn. Twice a year we love to open our barn doors to the people of Maui. Come watch the sunset from our beautiful facility in Launiupoko. Kids and adults of all ages are invited to come meet and interact with our horses.  Free activities include: brushing, feeding, and a souvenir photo with one of our horses. Live music, coloring, snacks, beverage, and more!

People of all ages are welcome to come ride! For $2 a person or $5 per family enjoy a 5 minute mini lesson with one of our horses and private instruction from our staff. It’s more than a pony ride!

Families, photos, and smiles welcome! Please RSVP to to ride! Riding times will be scheduled in advance. Visit our website for more information.

Above the Fold at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center

Kihei 4th Friday

Come to the south shore of Maui for Kihei’s 4th Friday Town PartyAugust 24th from 6 to 9 PM at Azeka Shopping Center Mauka, the “Heart and Soul” of Kihei. Come Play in Kihei and enjoy free entertainment, food booths and trucks, art, crafts, and plenty of great local shopping. Free entertainment by Damien Awai, Emperado Dance Fitness, The Mockers, Exergy35 with Maui Aloha, and Brado & Friends!!

Activities for Keiki and TeensDJ Zekefree face painting & balloon twisting, Walk on Water Balls, the famous Spider Jump, Magic by Neil Bruce (The Amazing Stuporman), T-Rex Realist Dinosaur and Maui Classic Cars and Hot Rods; we also have Hula hooping and bubbles for all ages

Maui Ocean Center 270-7000

Explore Station

Sundays and Tuesdays • 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
August, September, and October

Dive deeper into the wonders of Hawaii’s marine world at Maui Ocean Center’s Explore Station! Learn about Hawaii’s sea turtles from August through September and corals in October. For more info call (808) 270-7000 or visit Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

Free Ukulele Lessons

Monday through Friday • 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
August, September, and October

Learn how to play one of Hawaii’s most iconic musical instruments with Jason Macapulay. Five guests per class, appropriate for ages 12 and up. Schedule subject to change. For more info call (808) 270-7000 or visit Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

Pacific Birth Collective 3rd Annual Labor Day Party

September 3 @ 10:30 am – September 3 @ 1:00 pm

Pacific Birth Collective

Makawao Union Church

You are cordially invited to attend Pacific Birth Collective’s 3rd Annual Labor Day Party! Monday, September 3, 10:30am – 1pm at Makawao Union Church. This time we will be in the sanctuary and gardens. The event will be rain or shine, with free supervised keiki care in the playground area. This year we will offer a casual presentation of our year and a brief look forward to what our next year will hold. Our focus, however, will be on offering plenty of time for our previous clients to meet and mingle and for new and growing families to meet our birth and postpartum professionals, ask questions and gather information. Exciting new addition to our event: Mini photo sessions offered for free by a variety of Maui photographers. As you probably know, this location has many sweet backdrops for your mini session family photo! PLUS, FREE RAFFLE ALL DAY! Please pass this information on to anyone you think would benefit from such a great way to meet Maui’s birth and postpartum professionals. And, encourage any friends who have had great experiences with PBC professionals to come and join in our celebration. Any questions? Are you a professional that would like to join and have a table? PBC Professionals who would like a free table at this event? Email info@pacificbirthcollective. org

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
3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula

Evening Chore Tour

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

Saturdays 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.