Maui Family Weekend Guide February- 1-3

MAPA: The Magic Of Kamishibai

MAPA Main Warehoue
2027 Main Street, Wailuku

Friday, February 1, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
Friday, February 1, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) presents two free public performances of Kathy Collins’ charming new musical The Magic of Kamishibai about a young girl who learns a valuable lesson about compassion and respect from her Japanese grandmother. With original music played live, the show has been seen by more than 6,000 Maui students in their schools this year. Appropriate for all ages. FREE!

Volunteer at the Hawaii Nature Center
ON MAUI. Individuals, businesses and civic groups are needed to spruce up the Maui campus that includes site beautification, landscaping, and light construction projects. Lunch will be provided. Clean up will be held on Saturday, February 2 from 9 am to Noon at 875 ‘Īao Valley Road in Wailuku. RSVP to

Pacific Whale Foundation

Saturday, Feb 2 • 7am
Start & Finish: Maui Harbor Shops, Ma‘alaea
The official festival kickoff, as well as one of Maui’s largest and most scenic run and walk events. A variety of courses encourage all abilities, with 800+ participants annually and growing. The Run & Walk is followed by a courtyard celebration featuring Hawaii’s reggae ambassador, Marty Dread with breakfast, community sponsors and prizing. If you have questions, email our race director at

Pukalani Elementary School

Check out this family-friendly event hosted by Pukalani Elementary at King Kekaulike High Schoolthis weekend!

Kekaulike Matsuri and Odori

Keiki Klothing Exchange’s Toy and Clothing Exchange
Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Kihei Lutheran Church
Corner of Piilani Highway and Moi Place

Baldwin High School’s 5th Annual Block Party

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Baldwin High School
1650 Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului
Baldwin High School’s fifth annual Block Party will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Feb. 2 on the campus front lawn, in the cafeteria, Banyan Courtyard and library. This fun event will feature food booths and trucks, live entertainment, game zone, a craft fair, silent auction, Barnes & Noble book fair, Da Bounce Bouncing Castles and so much more has been added this year since the event has become more popular. All proceeds raised from the block party will benefit Baldwin High School clubs, sports teams, and organizations. Discounted presale scrips are available till 2/1. Purchase Twenty $1 presale scrips for $18 at the school’s front office during regular business hours. For more information, call the school’s main office at (808) 727-3200 or email

NOAA Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary 879-2818

whale watch maui free adventures
726 S Kihei Rd, HIHWNMS Visitor Center, Kihei

Sanctuary Saturday

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. All ages welcome.

Maui Ocean Center 270-7000

Story Time & Craft
Every Saturday – November, December, and January
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.

Explore Station
Sundays and Tuesdays • 11:30am-2:30pm
November, December, and January
Dive deeper into the wonders of Hawaii’s marine world at Maui Ocean Center’s Explore Station! Join a marine naturalist to learn about sea jellies in November, coral reefs in December, and humpback whales in December. Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

Free Ukulele Lessons
Monday through Friday • 11am-1pm
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 at the Retail Plaza. Schedule subject to change. Complimentary with Aquarium admission.

Ti Leaf Lei Demonstration
Fridays and Sundays – November, December, and January
Learn the art, history, and cultural significance of lei making with Cultural Practitioner Ko‘i. Includes hands-on demonstration and a free lei for each participant. Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

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

Public Libraries

Kahului Library: Keiki Story Time

90 School St., Kahului

Nurture your child with the love of reading by attending a storytime session!
Saturdays, 10:30 am
Preschool age

Kihei Library: Teen Literature Group

35 Waimahaihai St., Kihei, HI

Discuss literature, share thoughts and opinions. For ages 12-19. Ongoing Event occurring on the 1st Friday of every month. Time: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Cost: free.

Call Kathleen at 875-6833 to register.

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.