Maui Family Weekend Guide June 8-10

Grandfamily Gamenight

Grandfamily Gamenight this Saturday, June 9 from 5-7 pm.  It is a special night for grandparents raising grandchildren and this month we are having a spam musubi demonstration and dinner!!

Maui Film Festival 579-9244

www.mauifilmfestival.com

Maui Film Festival@ Wailea & MACC

June 13th – June 17th
Check website for times
All ages
Transformative storytelling and life affirming films and workshops. Be there!

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center 877-4325

 

www.queenkaahumanucenter.com
275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului

Maui Family Support Services presents Celebration of Fathers

Saturday, June 9, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Come celebrate Father’s Day early with us. There will be informational tables from local community agencies, live entertainment, Hawaiian Cultural games and activities and prize drawings throughout the day. Best of all it’s FREE!

Blue Zones Fridays

2nd Friday of every month, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Join us for health island-style cooking, gardening demonstrations and activities by Maui’s own celebrities.

Pacific Whale Foundation World’s Ocean Day

Celebrate World Oceans Day with us this Friday and be a part of the solution to plastic pollution!

At Pacific Whale Foundation, we would love for every day to be World Oceans Day, so June 8 is always a highlight of the year. We want to make it a day of inspiration and celebration for you as well, with a host of special activities led by our dedicated staff, volunteers and supporters.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

Beach Clean-Up Stations from 7am – 11am
Meet our certified Marine Naturalists at Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge and at Kahului Harbor for free clean-up kits and forms for you to contribute your data to our Marine Debris Monitoring and Removal Program. As a mahalo, you’ll receive Maui Ocean Center day passes plus a nature book for keiki or reusable straws from our Ocean Store.

Guided Snorkel Clean-Up at 7:30am & 8:30am
Join Maui Ocean Center’s team on an underwater clean-up along the Kealia shoreline in North Kihei. Bring your own snorkel gear, rash guard, and a cutting tool such as scissors or dive knife. Then enjoy free eco-friendly gifts from our Ocean Store and free passes to Maui Ocean Center.

Free Cruise from 8:30am – 12:30pm
Participants will contribute to citizen-science research on this snorkel ecotour from Ma’alaea Harbor to Olowalu which includes a microplastic tow, reef clean-up, and seawater sampling led by our onboard marine scientists. Space is limited and RSVP required by calling (808) 249-8811 ext. 1.

Youth Art Contest
Keiki can participate in the ‘Pollution Solutions’ art contest in summer Ocean Camp and online by submitting creative answers to the question: How will you help keep plastic out of the ocean and protect marine animals? Submit online entries to our Facebook page on or before June 8. One lucky young artist will receive a snorkel cruise for 4 or an Ocean Store gift certificate.

Dinner & A Movie from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Get 20% off your dinner at Maui Ocean Center’s Seascape Restaurant and enjoy a screening of the award-winning documentary ‘Straws’ followed by a discussion of what we can all do to reduce plastic marine litter. Space is limited and reservations recommended by calling (808) 270-7068.

Maui Mall 877-8952

Regal Summer Movie Express

June 5 – August1
Every Tuesday and Wednesday
Starting at 9AM
Extremely Discounted Family Movies.

Whole Foods Arts & Craft Fair every Sunday from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Free Zumba every Sunday at 9:00 AM
Free Hula every Sunday at 11:00 AM

Maui Family YMCA 242-9007

www.mauiymca.org

Date Night At The YMCA Childwatch

June 8, & July 13

6:00 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.

Maui Ocean Center 270-7000

www.mauioceancenter.com

Incredible Corals: Night at the Reef

Enjoy an evening under the stars at Maui Ocean Center’s iconic summer coral event, Incredible Corals: Night at the Reef. Known as the “Rainforest of the Sea”, Hawaii’s coral reefs are home to a diversity of marine life, some of which are found nowhere else in the world. Explore the Aquarium at night and learn about Hawaii’s marine animals and corals. Based on the lunar cycle, you may have the opportunity to witness live coral spawning in the exhibits!

Story Time & Craft

Every Saturday – May, June, and July
11:30 AM – 12:15 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 session in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

Sharks & Rays Explore Station

Sundays and Tuesdays – May & June
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Sharks are revered as ‘aumakua, or ancestral deities in Hawaiian culture, and are key to the ocean’s ecosystems. Visit the Sharks & Rays Explore Station to learn about the biology, diet, and behavior of Hawaii’s sharks and stingrays. Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

King Kamehameha Day
June 11 – 17 | Maui Ocean Center

The story of how Hawai’i found its place on the map in the mid-Pacific is a tale filled with discovery, adventure, and conflict. Experience the Story of Hawaii Exhibit for one week only at the Maui Ocean Center. The new exhibit will be a self-guided exploration of Polynesian migration with an emphasis on King Kamehameha and his legacy. Explore.

Keiki Day Celebration

Maui Thing 249-0215

www.mauithing.com

Second Saturday Art

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Free Art Activities for Keiki.

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 including seven hole farm golf that is fun for the whole family!

Flower U-Pick

Pick your own flowers at the Kula Country Farms!

Surfing Goat Dairy 878-2870

www.surfinggoatdairy.com
info@surfinggoatdairy.com

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

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.