Queen Ka’ahumanu Center
877-4325 • www.queenkaahumanucenter.com
275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului
Project Backpack–Equipped to Learn!
Fri., July 5–Sun., July 7 & Fri., July 12–Sun., July 14
Fri.: 5pm–9pm • Sat.: 9:30am–4:30pm
The goal for Project Backpack is to provide new kindergarten students a new backpack with school supplies. Cash, credit card and supply donations can be made at QKC’s Kokua Korner. The Kiwanis Club of the Valley Isle will deliver to Maui Economic Opportunity keiki entering kindergarten in the fall.
Maui’s Holoholo Bookmobile and UH Institute for Astronomy Present a Star Party
July 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Maikalani Advanced Technology Research Center,
In celebration of the Hawaii State Public Library System’s Summer Reading Program, the Holoholo Bookmobile and the UH Institute for Astronomy will host a Star Party. It will be held at the Maikalani Advanced Technology Research Center, located at 34 ‘Ohi‘a Ku Street in Pukalani. The event is free and open to the public. View the night sky with members of the Haleakalā Amateur Astronomers, take a tour of the Universe with the Institute for Astronomy, and learn about the Sun with the National Solar Observatory. The Holoholo Bookmobile will be open for tours and giving out Summer Reading incentives, making library cards, checking out library materials, and offering a free craft. Attendees can enter to win a telescope, funded by the Maui Friends of the Library. For more information, call the Holoholo Bookmobile at (808) 757-0768.
Galaxy Space Slime
July 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kahului Public Library
For our 2019 Summer Reading Program finale, make your own custom glittery space slime! RSVP in person or via phone required. Limited to 15 participants per session. Please arrive on time or forfeit your spot. Walk-ins only if space available. – Session One: 10:30am-11:00am [FULL] – Session Two: 11:00am-11:30am – Session Three: 11:30am-12:00pm This program will take place in the library lanai and is suitable for ages 5 and up. Children under 10 MUST be accompanied by an assisting parent or caregiver to participate. If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days prior to the program date. We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests for accommodations. All programs are subject to change. For a list of upcoming library programs, visit www.librarieshawaii.org/events
Maui Ocean Center
270-7000 • www.mauioceancenter.com
Humpbacks of Hawaii Exhibit & Sphere • Ages 4+
Daily • 10am–4pm
Immerse yourself in the world of Hawaii’s humpback whales at Maui Ocean Center. 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. 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.
Open Ocean Dive Presentation
Daily • 11am–3pm • Open Ocean Exhibit
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.
Story Time & Crafts • Ages 3–12
Hawaiians and the Sea Exhibit
Saturdays • 11:30am
Maui Ocean Center offers a weekly marine-themed story time and craft hour for children ages 3-12. Included with Aquarium admission.
Science Sundays • Ages 8+
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. Complimentary with Aquarium admission.
The Keiki Playhouse
268-7267 • www.thekeikiplayhouse.com
Queen Ka’ahumanu Center, C203
COME IMAGINE, LEARN, & PLAY WITH US!
Visit thekeikiplayhouse.com for our summer specials and events.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui
442-7898 • www.bbbshawaii.org
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Surfing Goat Dairy
878-2870 • www.surfinggoatdairy.com
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.