Maui Family Weekend Guide October 13 – 15

11th Annual Maui Children and Youth Day 879-8698

Hawaii Youth Services Network Celebrate Hawaii’s Keiki!

Kenolio Recreational Center in Kihei

Saturday, October 14th

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Celebrating families with keiki from pre-school through middle school! Free and fun family event. Enjoy crafts “to make and take,” games to delight, entertainment by talented youth, taiko drumming, demonstrations, giveaways, keiki ID and more!

Kula Country Farms 878-8381

Pumpkin Patch

Opens October 1st

Tuesday – Friday, 10:00 – 5:00 PM

Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

October is Pumpkin Patch Season and it is open season on pumpkins and gourds of all sizes for eating or decorating! Special events include the famous walk-through corn maze, pumpkin pie, pumpkin carving, and costume contests. The farm will also feature Halloween crafts, delicious goodies, pumpkin carving supplies, local crafters and food vendors and more!

Maui Family YMCA 242-9007

Date Night At The YMCA Childwatch

October 13th, 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 Thing 249-0215

Second Saturday Art

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Free Art Activities for Keiki.

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center 877-4325

275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraising Walk, Kokua 4 Kokonuts

Saturday, October 14th, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Bring your donations, be eligible to win prizes and walk in pink with us! Sponsor opportunities, registration and information at

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center will continue its “Let’s See a Movie Together” promotion through October 31, 2017.

Spend $100 or more at any of Queen Ka’ahumanu Center merchants in one day Monday through Thursday, bring your receipt (s) to the Guest Service Desk, and receive one complimentary Ka’ahumanu 6 movie ticket valid for one regular admission. “The gift with purchase program has been a great success, so we are happy to continue it through October”, says Toni Rojas, Marketing Director. “Everyone enjoys a good movie at a great theater. Whether you are a comedy or thriller fan, Ka’ahumanu 6 has them all”, says Rojas.

For details, visit or visit the Queen Ka’ahumanu Guest Service desk.

Domestic Violence Awareness Fair to be Held October 14

The County of Maui Committee on the Status of Women announced it is hosting its 4th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Fair on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Queen Kaahumanu Center.

The event is open to the public and is designed to provide information about domestic violence and the support and resources available to our community. Participating organizations include Women Helping Women, PACT (Parents And Children Together), Child & Family Services, the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney – Victim Witness Program, and Maui Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit.

“It’s up to us as a community to help stop domestic violence,” said Sheila Rae Kelley, Chair of the Committee on the Status of Women. “Our hope is that this event can offer hope and healing to anyone needing help in saying ‘No More’ to an abusive situation. We all need to be educated about the impacts as well as the resources that are available,because in truth, domestic violence affects all of our lives.”

For more information on the event, contact Pili Nahooikaika at ph. 270-7855.

The MACC Presents Starry Night Cinema The BFG

Friday, OCTOBER 13 
6:30 pm | Gates 5:00 pm
The MACC’s gift to the community!
Bring a low-back beach chair and/or a blanket and spread out on the lawn for a special screening of “The BFG”
*Preshow entertainment with Anthony Pfluke!
*Keiki art activities!
*Food & beverages from local food trucks 
* Prize Giveaways!
Come early and enjoy preshow entertainment with Anthony Pfluke and an art activity for the kids prior to the film. You can also purchase food and drinks from local food trucks and enter our prize giveaway!
Join us for some FREE FAMILY FUN! If it’s rainy, the movie will be shown in the Castle Theater; seating is first come/first served.
 Sorry, no coolers or outside food/beverages allowed.
The BFG is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film based on the 1982 novel by Roald Dahl. It was directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison. In the film, ten-year-old orphan, Sophie, befriends a benevolent big friendly giant and is in for the adventure of a lifetime. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie’s presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater, and other giants as they travel to Giant Country. Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria to help them stop all the bad giants invading the human world once and for all.
Click Here for the film’s trailer  | Running time: 1 hr. 57 mins. | Rated PG
For more information:

Droplets Maui

Grandfamily Game Night

Monthly Grandfamily Game Night is on the second Saturday of each month. The purpose of this event is to provide opportunities for grandfamilies to meet, eat, have fun, and introduce them to other UH Extension programs and resources for grandfamilies.

The Game Night is always free, but they do need RSVPs so there is enough dinner for everyone.

RSVP Email:
RSVP Phone: 269-7396.

The location is the Community Services Building on UH Maui College Campus.

Maui Ocean Center 270-7000

Story Time & Craft

Every Saturday in August, September, and October

11:30 AM – 12:30 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 hour in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. For more info, call (808) 270-7000 or visit Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

Explore Station

Sundays and Tuesdays in August, September, and October

11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Dive deeper into the wonders of Hawaii’s marine world at Maui Ocean Center’s Explore Station! In August and September, learn about Hawaiian green sea turtle behavior, biology, and anatomy and explore the creepy creatures of the sea in October. For more info, call (808) 270-7000 or visit Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

The Keiki Playhouse 268-7267

427 Ala Makani St, Unit 101, Kahului

After School Special starting August 7th Monday-Wednesday from 3:00 – 6:00 PM enjoy our after school special 50% off general admission.

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

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 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.

Maui Animal Farm 280-2597

Everyday Petting Zoo

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

The Lahaina Animal Farm Petting Zoo Tour is a “hands on” experience…feed the animals, go on a treasure hunt, give the pigs a bath, see where chickens lay their eggs, cheer on a tortoise race, and even ride a horse! The cost is $19 per kama’aina ($25 visitor rate); Keiki under 2 years old are FREE. We also do private tours and birthday parties upon we request.

Maui Arts and Cultural Center

Free ‘Ukulele Workshop
Tomorrow — Sat., Oct. 14 | 10:00 am
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
McCoy Studio Theater
Registration starts at 9:00 am
This fun workshop is conducted by the esteemed ‘ukulele teacher Roy Sakuma and is geared for all ages, child to adult, beginning to intermediate players. Students must be able hold C, F, G7 chords and bring their own ‘ukulele, notepaper, and pencil. Attendees will participate in Sunday’s’Ukulele Festival with a song learned in the workshop, and
someone will win a fine new ‘ukulele!
No reservation required.  Click Here for more information.

This Sunday, OCTOBER 15
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
A&B Amphitheater

1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gates at 12:30 pm
Free Admission!

Enjoy a relaxed afternoon on the lawn as acclaimed ‘ukulele musicians fill the air with island music! Renowned ‘ukulele advocate and teacher, Roy Sakuma, will serve as emcee to help celebrate Hawai’i’s
beloved instrument.

This year’s lineup includes: Willie K and his band, Paula Fuga, Richard Ho’opi’i, Aidan James, Kamakakehau Fernandez, Derick Sebastian, the Hula Honeys, Andrew Molina,  Arlie Asiu, Nelly & Daniel Baduria, Nick Acosta, Rui Okawa, Honey Bun & the Coconuts, the Aloha Picking ‘Ohana, the Kalama Intermediate ‘Ukulele Band, Kamehameha Schools Maui `Ukulele Band, and more! Fine ‘ukulele will be featured as door prizes, and the festival also features displays of made-in-Hawaii arts and crafts and ‘ono-licious island foods available for purchase.  It’s a beautiful day for the whole family – visitors and residents alike, and best of all,
admission is FREE!

Akaku 808-871-5554

Akaku Upstairs Thursday Salon Series

Thursdays, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Media salons created for Maui Nui Community – Come and learn a new art medium, hear storytellers or watch a film screening. Every Thursday from 6;00 – 8:00 PM.

“ Balloonology” entertainment with Riki Inzano 879-8918

Pizza Madness in Kihei

Weekly/Ongoing Thursday Eves.

Sunset/6:30-ish to 8:00pm

Forget weiner dogs! Riki Inzano promotes her private party bookings creating “ Gourmet” balloon animals & jewelry! All ages entertainment. Special requests & challenges welcome!

Looking for some Halloween Fun? Click here for Halloween and Fall Happenings on Maui 2017