Maui Family Weekend Guide May 4-6

Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA), 808-244-8760

Spring Extravaganza & MOVES

Maui Academy of Performing Arts’ MOVES an extraordinary evening of original choreography!

This Saturday, MAY 5 | 7:30 PM

Maui Arts & Cultural Center in the Castle Theater

Featuring guest appearances by:
Adaptations Dance Theater
Alexander Academy of Performing Arts
Seabury Hall’s Dance Ensemble and more!

CLICK HERE for tickets

Maui Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) presents four spectacular shows for the entire family including MOVES on Saturday evening. In this performance, MAPA’s most experienced dancers present extraordinary original choreography, featuring guest appearances by several of
Maui’s dance ensembles.

This weekend also features these additional fabulous dance performances in Castle Theater:

Saturday, May 5, 1:00 PM

Jazz, Tap, & Hip Hop

Sunday, May 6, 1:00 PM and 6:00 PM

Ballet: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Tickets available at the MACC Box Office, by phone at 808-242-SHOW and online at

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center 877-4325
275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului

Happy Boys Day!

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center will celebrate Kodomo-no-hi or Boys’ Day on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 10:00am to 12:00noon.

The annual event will feature carp fish crafts, special meet and greet with Captain America and Jedi characters, family entertainment, door prizes, and the first 200 keiki will receive balloons.

“Boys’ Day is a popular QKC annual tradition”, says Toni Rojas, Marketing Director. “Bring your entire family down for a fun-filled morning of activities”.

This holiday was originally brought to the islands by Japanese immigrants and the carp fish is a symbol of strength and success.  Hawai’i adopted this special occasion and welcomes all ethnicities to join in this special celebration in respect of children’s personalities and their happiness.

Teen Expo

Saturday, May 5

3:00 – 8:00 PM

A fun and interactive teen event featuring live entertainment, prizes, community booths, giveaways, and surprise guest performance.

HouseMart/Ben Franklin Spring Craft Fair

West (Macy’s) Parking Lot

Sunday, May 6th, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Over 100 vendors showcase their crafts at this popular holiday craft fair. Booth applications available at Ben Franklin. Free admission.

Maui Made Sundays

1st Sunday of Every Month

Enjoy live, island style performances while shopping locally Maui made products at Center Court.

Maui Mall 877-8952

Law Day

Saturday, May 5, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Free Legal Clinic Sponsored by Hawaii State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. Volunteer attorneys will provide free legal information.

Mother’s Day Mom and Me Instagram Photo Contest

May 7 – May 12

Follow Maui Mall’s Instagram Page for more information on how to enter

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

St Joseph Church 572-7652

St. Joseph’s Feast
1294 Makawao Avenue

Friday, May 4th, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, May 5th, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday, May 6th, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Our annual Feast features great Entertainment, Delicious food such as Portuguese Soup, Waffle Dogs, Chow Fun, Nachos, BBQ Teriyaki, Hamburgers and lots of Sweets and Treats. On Friday & Saturday evening at 7:00 PM. There is a live valuable goods auction. Games, Bouncers, Crafters, Country Store, Plants, Produce, Flowers and lots more to see and enjoy.

Maui Matsuri 808-283-9999

Maui Matsuri Festival

UH Maui College campus
Saturday, May 5, 2018
2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
All Ages

Japanese and Okinawan cultural entertainment; demonstrations and exhibits; cultural crafts and games for children; bon dancing; food and craft booths – plus a slew of contests manga, art, eating, video gaming, cosplay (costume). Free kids crafts.

Graffiti Art for Kids

May 5 @ 10:00 am – May 5 @ 11:00 am

Come celebrate Free Comic Book Day at Makawao Library, by learning classic graffiti art techniques with local artist and educator Pam Hayes. Techniques will include bubble lettering embellished with drips, cracks, bricks and flames.

Sponsored by Maui Friends of the Library, this free class is designed for young people in grades 2 through 12. All materials will be provided.

Free Keiki & Parent Pizza Themed Garden Demo

Keiki and parents are invited to join the Blue Zones Project® for a hands-on gardening demonstration on Sunday, May 6 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm at the UHMC Community Service Building. Participants will learn how to start a pizza garden and each family can take home a pizza gardening kit.

The gardening demonstration is being co-hosted by UH’s Master Gardener Program, an educational outreach program administered by the University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension Service.

Each participant will have an opportunity to make their own seed pots, plant seeds, learn about the different plants offered, and how to care for their plants at home. All planting materials and refreshments will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottle. RSVPs are highly recommended. Visit for more details.

Maui Ocean Center 270-7000

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.

Kula Country Farms 878-8381

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!

Paddle Imua and the ‘Ohana Festival

‘Ohana Festival at Hawaiian Canoe Club! It is open to the public and we invite everyone to come down and help cheer on the racers as they cross the finish line. The ‘Ohana Festival begins at 1pm, with top race finishers expected by 2:30pm. The festival will feature live entertainment from the Old Lahaina Luau; a keiki zone with fun activities provided by Deep Relief//Peak Performance, Lahaina Arts Association, Maui Youth Art Outreach and Project Vision. Maui Brewing Company will be providing a beer garden (for race finishers ages 21+) and Aloha Mixed Plate will be providing food for all racers.  Available to all is ono food from Teddy’s Bigger Burgers, Vitalitea Kombucha and Island Cookie Company; prize drawings and a paddling relay race.

Surfing Goat Dairy 878-2870

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.