Maui Family Weekend Guide February 14–16

Whale Trust
(808) 572-5700 • www.whaletales.org
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

Whale Tales 2020
Fri.–Mon., Feb. 14–17
Learn about whales and dolphins from top scientists and conservationists, and experience stunning visuals from world-renowned photographers and videographers. Daily presentations and education stations. Family Day Whale Watch on Monday, February 17 at 9:45am.

Kihei Public Library
(808) 875-6833 • https://www.librarieshawaii.org/branch/kihei-public-library/
35 Waimāhaʻihaʻi St., Kihei

Uncle Wayne & the Howling Dog Band
Friday, February 14 • 10:30am–11:30am

Get ready to sing, dance, laugh, learn and have a rollicking good time with Uncle Wayne & the Howling Dog Band! For over two decades, Uncle Wayne has shared his music with the children of Hawaii. He combines his professional career in early childhood education and his extensive knowledge of child development with a love and passion for music to create a dynamic experience for children and their families. In conjunction with Pacific Whale Foundation’s, Maui Whale Festival.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date. We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations. All programs are subject to change. For a list of upcoming library events, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events

Kahului Public Library
808-873-3097 • https://www.librarieshawaii.org/branch/kahului-public-library/ 
90 School St., Kahului

Friday Film Flicks at Kahului Library
Friday, February 14 • 2:30pm–4:30pm

Join us for some after-school movies in the children’s area in honor of Black History Month from 2:30–4:30pm every Friday this February:

February 14—The amphibious animated Disney fairytale set in 20th century New Orleans.

February 21—A 2018 fantastical adventure film based on Madeleine L’Engle’s award-winning novel.

February 28—The 2018 animated superhero film that reveals young Miles Morales’ superhero origins.

For more details: https://www.librarieshawaii.org/branch/kahului-public-library/

All films are rated G or PG, but young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Hawaii Farmers Union United – Hana Chapter
https://hfuuhi.org/chapters/maui-hana-chapter

Hana Farmers Market
Friday, February 14 • 3pm–5pm
Hana Town Center

Hana Farmers Market on Aloha Friday afternoon, conveniently located in the Hana Town Center! Come get your produce and other products fresh from our local growers.

Hāna Arts
(808) 248-7569 • https://www.facebook.com/HanaArtsPrograms/

Hāna Art Mix
Friday, February 14 • 5pm–8pm
Hana Farms, 2910 Hana Hwy., Hana

Live Music with the Rowdy Love Band! Hāna Arts youth musicians opening! Craft vendors, local artists, fresh food!

Pacific Whale Foundation
(808) 249-8811 • https://www.pacificwhale.org

World Whale Film Festival
Friday, February 14 • 7pm–10pm
300 Maalaea Rd., Wailuku

The annual World Whale Film Festival promotes visual storytellers who are passionate about our oceans and tell powerful stories about ocean and wildlife conservation at home and around the world. Tickets are only $10 ($20 VIP) and all proceeds benefit Pacific Whale Foundation’s mission to protect the ocean through science and advocacy and inspire environmental stewardship.

We are happy to have Wailuku-born Kaimana Brummel emcee this Maui Whale Festival event at Iao Theater. We excited to have a special premiere of ‘A Voice for Whales’, the story of our founder Greg Kaufman, as told by his wife, filmmaker Selket Kaufman. Additional films include ʻHow A Song Saved A Speciesʻ by french animator Remi Cans, ‘Reef Revolution’ by Project Reef Life New Zealand, ‘Bring Your Own’ by students with Maui Huliau Foundation, ‘Coral Restoration’ by PWF captain Andrew Raak, and more.

Arrive early to enjoy interactive booths and grab food from Maui food trucks to make this a dinner and movie night you won’t soon forget.

Visit MauiWhaleFestival.org for more information on this event and other festival events.

Maui Arts & Cultural Center
(808) 242-SHOW • mauiarts.org

The Woodworker’s Journey: Concept to Creation: Observe & Play Family Day
Saturday, February 15 • 10am–12pm
Schaefer International Gallery
This popular program brings families together to experience our world-class gallery, view the exhibit, and engage in hands-on art-making fun. Free Admission.

Island Art Party
(808) 419-6020 • https://www.islandartparty.com/
1279 S. Kihei Rd., #109, Kihei

‘Twilight Palms’ Family Paint Class at Island Art Party!
Saturday, February 15 • 2pm–4:30pm

Family paint class for ages 8 and up! Can you hold a paint brush? Do you know how to have a good time? Then you’re ready for Island Art Party! Put on an apron…have a seat…it’s time to paint and party! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Just follow along as a Partista (Party Artist) provides step-by-step instructions in creating the featured painting. REGISTER on our website (www.islandartparty.com) or call us to save your seats.

‘Sunset Wave’ Family Paint Class at Island Art Party!
Sunday, February 16 • 2pm–4:30pm

Family paint class for ages 8 and up! Can you hold a paint brush? Do you know how to have a good time? Then you’re ready for Island Art Party! Put on an apron…have a seat…it’s time to paint and party! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Just follow along as a Partista (Party Artist) provides step-by-step instructions in creating the featured painting. REGISTER on our website (www.islandartparty.com) or call us to save your seats.

Family Game Night! Entry is FREE and all ages are invited!
Sunday, February 16 • 6:30pm9:30pm

Join us for our first Family Game Night at Island Art Party! Every 3rd Sunday of the month, all ages are welcome to join us for this FUN and EXCITING new event~ We will host a variety of games, puzzles and creative activities that the whole family can enjoy! Our bar will be open with some delicious drink specials as well as good tunes playing and laughter and fun for everyone! Entry is free and retail will be 10% off, join us for this fun, family friendly event, pre-registration is not required.

Maui Arts League
https://mauiartsleague.org/

Youth Outdoor Art Workshop & Reception
Sunday, February 16 • 10am–3:30pm
James Campbell Park, 680 Front St., #684, Lahaina

FREE class taught by Darice Machel McGuire for youth grades 3 to 12.

Registration closed when 60 students are enrolled

Includes: Art supplies, snacks and lunch provided by Maui Arts League.

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW:

Students will paint the landscape around them using high quality tempera paints. (Paints are washable but students should wear clothing that can withstand some paint). Please wear sunscreen and bring a beach chair or towel to sit on.

Students will be able to paint multiple paintings of varying sizes or choose to work on only one painting. Each student will select one painting to exhibit and submit it for judging at the Pioneer Inn Snug Harbor Room by 2pm. Prizes awarded (1st, 2nd, and 3rd) in each age group; Elementary, Intermediate, and High School.

Awards Reception for students, parents and friends at Pioneer Inn from 2:30 to 3:30pm.

Maui Mall
(808) 877-8952 • https://www.mauimall.com

Free Lei Po‘o Workshop & Hula Show
Sunday, February 16 • 1pm–2:30pm

Bring your Ohana and join us for LAST CULTURAL SUNDAY from 1:00 pm to 2:30pm happening at Center Court of Maui Mall

Enjoy a spectacular FREE Hula Show on Center Stage from 1-2pm while creating your own Lei Po’o with our FREE Hawaiian Craft Activity from 1:30-2:30pm in Center Court!

Join us for our LAST Cultural Sunday at Maui Mall for the year. Be sure to Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @MauiMall for future events!

The Keiki Playhouse
(808) 268-7267 • www.thekeikiplayhouse.com


275 W. Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului
Friday Night “Date Night” Special
Every Friday Night • 4pm–9pm
20% off Drop-in Childcare Service.

Maui Ocean Center
270-7000 • www.mauioceancenter.com
Schedule subject to change

‘Ukulele Lessons
Mon.–Fri. • 11am–1pm • February, March, & April
Learn how to play one of Hawaii’s most iconic musical instruments with one of our various instructors. Five guests per class, appropriate for ages 12 & up. Schedule subject to change. Complimentary with Aquarium admission.

Aquari-OM
First Tuesday’s of the Month • 5:30pm–7pm
Yoga is an ancient practice renowned for its benefits to physical and mental health. Take your practice to a completely new level of peace during a unique yoga class at Maui Ocean Center’s Open Ocean exhibit – complete with sharks, stingrays, and huge ulua! $20.00 / person

Hula & the Sea
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, & Mondays
10am–12pm                                                                          
Learn the history of hula and the stories it tells about Hawai’i’s oceans. Join our instructors and learn the importance of hula and the role it plays in the Hawaiian culture. 15 guest limit. Recommended for ages 4+.  Included with Aquarium admission.  

‘Upena Lawai‘a
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursday, & Fridays    
10am–2pm
Fish net weaving is a skill passed down from generation to generation. Learn the art of net weaving and throw-net fishing with Greg “Gigi” Gomes. Included with Aquarium admission.

Behind-The-Scenes Tour
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
11:30am & 1:30pm
Go behind the scenes with a marine naturalist to explore the Aquarium lab, learn about corals, sharks, and sea turtles plus a broadcast feed at Turtle Lagoon & Nursery Bay. $14.95 plus tax with Aquarium admission. Reservations recommended.

Daily Marine Naturalist Presentations
Daily • 9:30am–4:15pm
Educational marine naturalist presentations are available every day at Maui Ocean Center. Presentations take place throughout the Aquarium from the Living Reef to the Open Ocean exhibit. Presentation times are listed online and in the park. Included with Aquarium admission.

Read Aloud America
Sunday, February 23 • 1:15pm doors open,
1:30 pm begin reading, Finish: 2 pm 
Join us for an exclusive story time perfect for the whole family with Read Aloud America. All keiki will receive a healthy snack and free book to take home. Free for members with Annual Pass. Space is limited. 
RSVP: https://raamoc.eventbrite.com

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui
808-442-7898 • www.bbbshawaii.org


Open Enrollment for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui School-Based Mentoring Program
Kahului Elementary, Wailuku Elementary, Princess Nahi’ena’ena Elementary, & 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 shorie@bbbshawaii.org.

Montage Kapalua Bay
808-662-6628 • montagehotels.com/kapaluabay


Ages 5 to 12
Paintbox Adventures for Children
Children will enjoy a blend of exploration and creativity as they experience Paintbox at Montage Kapalua Bay. Paintbox welcomes all children ages 5 to 12 and offers daily half-day and full-day sessions. Night programs are available on Thursdays and Fridays. Meals are provided for full day and night programs.

Surfing Goat Dairy
808-878-2870 • www.surfinggoatdairy.com
info@surfinggoatdairy.com
3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula


Evening Chore Tour
Monday–Saturday • 3:15pm–4:15pm
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 adults.
Grand Dairy Tour
Wednesdays & Saturdays • 9:00am
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.

Kula Country Farms
808-878-8381 • kulacountryfarmsmaui.com
Located on Kula Hwy. across form Rice park.

Strawberry U-Pick Patch
End of February until early June
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.

Kula Country Farms is a 4th generation farm, Known for our strawberries, local produce, fall pumpkin patch, strawberry U-pick, and other farm-related events! Stop by and visit us!