Maui Family Weekend Guide March 29-31

Maui OnStage

Maui OnStage
68 North Market St., Wailuku

Maui OnStage’s Teen Program presents Once on This Island Jr.
March 29 & 30 at 7:30pm • March 31 at 3pm
With its poignant story and catchy Caribbean-flavored score, Once on This Island Jr. is a highly original theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s popular fairy tale, The Little Mermaid.

NOAA Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

NOAA Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary 
726 S Kihei Rd, HIHWNMS Visitor Center, Kihei

Sanctuary Saturday
Last Saturday of Every Month • 10am–1pm
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.

Punana Leo o Maui

Pūnana Leo o Maui

Ho’omau 2019
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, Kahului
Saturday, March 30 • 9am–6pm
Ho’omau is the annual fundraising event that supports programming for Pūnana Leo o Maui Hawaiian Language Immersion preschool. This is the premier Hawaiian language and entertainment event of the year for the entire ‘ohana (family).

TEDx Youth at Seabury Hall

TEDx Youth at Seabury Hall
Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 2 PM – 6 PM

Seabury Hall

480 Olinda Road, Makawao
A TEDx event is a local gathering where live TED-like talks and videos previously recorded at TED conferences are shared with the community. This TEDx event is fully planned and coordinated by the Seabury Hall students and weʻre looking for several dedicated youth from grades 9-12 to speak or volunteer and be a part of this wonderful event.
Email to participate!

Kula Country Farms

Kula Country Farms

Strawberry U-Pick Patch
Located on Kula Hwy. across from Rice Park
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.

Family Paint Class at Island Art Party!

March 30 @ 2:00 pm – March 30 @ 4:30 pm

Island Art Party

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 ( or call us to save your seats.

Maui Ocean Center

Maui Ocean Center 

Free Ukulele Lessons
Mon.–Fri. • 11am–1pm • March, & April
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.

Turtle-rrific Tuesday
Nursery Bay
April 2 & 16 • 2pm
Meet the Hawaiian green sea turtles at Maui Ocean Center! Experience an up-close encounter with the honu (turtle) as veterinarian Dr. Paul McCurdy & aquarists measure, weight, & examine turtles during their routine checkup. Cost: Included with Aquarium admission

Science Sundays
Hawaiians and the Sea
Every Sunday • 11:30am–12:30pm
Do you have a Junior Scientist in your group? Join us for Marine themed hands-on science activities. Recommended ages 8 & up. Included with Aquarium admission

Monthly Beach & Reef Clean-Up
Beach & Reef Clean Up: Scavenger Hunt Contest, Kahului Harbor
Sundays • April 14
7:30 am–9:30 am
Join Maui Ocean Center & the MOC Marine Institute to conquer beach & reef litter.Bring: cups for that delicious cup ‘o joe & water, sturdy shoes, reef-friendly sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat. For reef clean ups bring: snorkel, mask, fins, rash guard, & a cutting tool such as scissors. Buckets, gloves, and collection bags will be provided. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Questions/RSVP:

Hawaiian Craft Making
Hawaiians and the Sea
Wednesdays, Fridays, & Sundays 
March, April • 2pm–3pm
Learn the art, history, and cultural significance of lei making and lauhala weaving with Cultural Practitioner Ko`i. Includes a hands-on demonstration, & each participant receives a free lei or weaving material to take home. Schedule subject to change. Included with Aquarium admission.

Lawai’a ‘Upena
Nursery Bay Hale
Mondays, Tuesdays, & Fridays 
March, & April • 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. Schedule subject to change. Included with Aquarium admission.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui 

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

Surfing Goat Dairy 
3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula

Evening Chore Tour • All Ages
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 adult

Grand Dairy Tour • All Ages
Wednesdays & Saturdays • 9am
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.