Aloha Friday! The weekend is here and we’re ready to enjoy it. As always, we collected a few ideas for your weekend pleasure.

1. Load up on Veggies

Stop by the Maui Fresh Farmer’s Market today (Fridays) at the Queen Ka’ahumanu Center today for your local veggies and local gourmet treats.

2. Celebrate the Opening of Mālama Wao Akua 2020

Join Hui No’eau and East Maui Watershed Partnership as they celebrate the opening of Mālama Wao Akua 2020. This virtual event will be held on Hui No’eau’s Facebook Live and will feature a walk through with jurors Abigail Romanchak and Woody Mallinson, hula by Halau Wehiwehi O Leilehua and the announcement of this year’s award recipients! September 18, 2020 from 5-6 pm.

3. Get the Drift​

Get the Drift and Bag It! is an annual cleanup campaign hosted by Mālama Maui Nui that seeks to empower Maui Nui residents in their environmental stewardship of our island community.  This campaign is in partnership with Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup campaign, which mobilizes communities around the globe to host cleanups, collect litter data, and support science-based solutions for a healthy earth and it’s oceans. Visit to register your cleanup.

4. Learn a Chant for the Fall Equinox

A Waiwai Collective x Kānaenae Together Event: Learn a Wakea chant for Piko o Wakea also known as the Fall Equinox from Aunty Kalei Nu’uhiwa. Sunday September 20, 2020 5-6 pm. Register at: 

5. Smell the Lavender Before it’s Too Late

You may have heard about the temporary closure of Ali’i Lavender Farm, so if you were hoping to make it up there, now is the time to go. They are open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this weekend and next, then they will close tour operations until further notice.
Stay safe!