Maui Weekend Guide September 27-29

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center
(808)877-4325 •
275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului

3rd Annual Maui Baby Expo
Saturday, September 28 • 10am – 1pm
QKC & Maui Family Magazine presents the 3rd Annual Maui Baby Expo.
Join us for the island’s largest Keiki Crawling Contest, stroll the Maui Keiki Resource Fair and much more! All members of the family are welcome to join us for this annual and popular event that celebrates our keiki birth through toddler age. Live entertainment and keiki crafts are all part of the fun. For more information, contestant and booth applications, visit Read more…

Doris Todd Christian Academy
(808)579-9237 •

4th Annual North Shore Run
Saturday, September 28th • 7:00am
The North Shore Run is a unique race covering a distance of 7.25 miles. It begins and ends at Doris Todd Christian Academy. All proceeds go directly to tuition for the keiki. The early bird rate is $40, then $50 after September 9, and $100 for relay teams of 4. To register, go to For more information, contact or 579.9237. Read more…

Montessori School of Maui
(808)573-0374 •
Montessori School of Maui
2933 Baldwin Ave, Makawao

4th Annual Taste of Upcountry
Saturday, September 28th • 6:00pm-10:00pm
Enjoy tastes prepared by Maui’s fabulous chefs, silent and live auction, musical entertainment and more! The event is 21+ and open to the public. This is a BYOB event. This is the primary fundraising event for the 2019-20 school year. Read More…

Keokea Holiday Craft Fair

Keokea Marketplace
17 Mile Marker of Kula Highway at Ka‘amana Street, Kula
Keokea Holiday Craft Fair
Saturday, September 28th • 10:00am–4:00pm
Fresh wreaths, herbal teas, succulents, wood crafts, and artisan goods are a few the Holiday Craft Fair feature items. Keiki entrepreneurs will be Featured. Admission is free.

Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center
(808)572-6560 •
2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao

Mālama Wao Akua Exhibition
September 13 – November 9, 2019
Open Daily 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Free Admission
Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, in collaboration with East Maui Watershed Partnership (EMWP), brings you Mālama Wao Akua (Caring for the Realm of the Gods) – a juried art exhibition celebrating the native species of Maui Nui. This exhibition is sure to provide powerful visuals that celebrate Maui’s native plant and animal life.

14th Annual Maui ‘Ukulele Festival

A&B Amphitheater – Maui Arts & Cultural Center

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 emcees to help us celebrate Hawai‘i’s beloved instrument. 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.
Free admission!

Maui Ocean Center
(808)270-7000 •

Behind-The-Scenes Tour
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays
11:30 am & 1:30 pm
Appropriate for ages 5 and up.
Go behind the scenes with a marine naturalist to explore the Aquarium lab, learn about corals, sharks, and sea turtles, and with a broadcast feed at Turtle Lagoon & Nursery Bay. Limited availability. $14.95 plus tax with Aquarium admission. Advance reservations recommended. Purchase online at

Hula and the Sea
10:00 am – 12:00 pm                               
Recommended for ages 4+                                                                                            Learn the history of hula and the stories it tells about Hawai`i’s oceans. Join your instructor, Jordan Saribay, as he teaches you the importance of hula and the role it plays in the Hawaiian culture. 15 guest limit. Included with Aquarium admission.

Open Ocean Dive Presentation
Daily • 11:00am and 3:00pm
Learn about the marine life in the 750,000-gallon Open Ocean exhibit. Aquarium divers will share in-depth knowledge about the exhibit’s inhabitants which include schools of giant trevally, stingrays, up to five species of sharks, and more. Included with Aquarium admission.

Humpbacks of Hawaii Exhibit & 3D Sphere
Daily • 10am-4pm. Showtimes every 30 minutes.
Must be ages 4 and up for the Sphere experience.
The new Sphere theater brings guests beneath the ocean’s surface for a 3D virtual encounter with life-sized humpback whales. Explore the exhibit hall to learn about their migration, behaviors, and cultural connection to Hawaii. Cost: Exclusive with AquariumPLUS. Adult: $34.95 Senior (ages 65+): $31.95 and Child (ages 4-12): $24.95. Discounts for Hawaii residents and US Military available with valid ID.

Complimentary `Ukulele Lessons
Monday through Friday
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn how to play one of Hawaii’s most iconic musical instruments with musician Jason Macapulay. Five guests per class, appropriate for ages 12 & up. Schedule subject to change. Cost: Included with Aquarium admission.

Story Time & Crafts
Saturdays • 11:30am
Appropriate for ages 3-12                     
Maui Ocean Center offers a weekly shark or ray themed story time and craft hour for children ages 3-12 in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Schedule subject to change. Included with Aquarium admission.

Makai Theater Film: Octonauts and the Cone Snail
Daily • 10:30 am, 12:30 pm & 2:30 pm
All ages welcome.
Limited seating. First come first serve. Closed caption not available. Complimentary for guests with Aquarium admission. Run time: 11 min.

The Keiki Playhouse
(808)268-7267 •
275 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului

Friday Night “Date Night” Special
Every Friday night • 4pm-9pm 
20% off Drop-in Childcare Service.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui
(808)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
(808)878-2870 •
3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula

Evening Chore Tour
Monday–Saturday • 3:15pm–4:15pm.
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
Saturdays at 9am
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.