This Sunday, Sept. 28: TEDxMAUI

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TEDxMAUI returns to Maui this Sunday. It features speakers both local and national like Maya Soetoro-Ng, Dave Kalama, Daedelus (Alfred Darlington), B.J. Fogg and Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu (Kumu Hina). The event will also feature a guest speaker from Maui’s inaugural TEDxYouth, which took place earlier this year. The four-session day will be broken in half by lunch, with a reception to […]

This Saturday, Sept. 27: Maui Calls at the MACC

The Maui Arts and Culture Center is inviting you to to their annual fundraising gala, known as Maui Calls. This year’s event, titled “Celebrating the Songs of Hawaii,” will feature chef-crafted samplings, an extensive wine list and live Hawaiian music. It’s a night when MACC supporters flood the venue’s pavilion for an evening celebrating Maui’s performing arts center. Shop […]

This Friday, Sept. 26: Festivals of Aloha kickoff at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center

Pau Hana your Aloha Friday with the Festivals of Aloha kickoff at the Queen Ka’ahumanu Center. The ohana is invited for a time of Hawaiian music, culture and community. Buy a $5 festival ribbon and receive discounted admission to various FOA events happening island-wide. 7pm-9pm. Queen Ka’ahumanu Center (275 W. Ka’ahumanu Ave, Kahului), Festivalsofaloha.com -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo: Forest […]

This Friday, Sept. 26: America at the MACC

The Maui Arts and Cultural Center welcomes America this Friday. You know, the ’70s band with a place in the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. Anyway, following 2011’s Hits: 40th Anniversary Edition, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnel continue to keep the band’s music alive. $39-$89. 7:30pm. The Maui Arts and Cultural Center (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-7469, Mauiarts.org -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo […]

This Friday, Sept. 26: Naomi Shihab Nye at the MACC

This Friday evening, four-time Pushcart Prize winner, Guggenheim Fellow and The Academy of American Poets’ Lavan Award recipient Naomi Shihab Nye will do a talk story session at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Nye has written a variety of books and poetry, usually exploring themes of peace and goodwill. Here’s a chance to talk with an actual humanitarian (she’ll […]

This Thursday, Sept. 25: Mavis Staples at the MACC

This Thursday, blues/gospel singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples will perform at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. After performing for more than four decades–and releasing 14 albums–Staples easily deserves her Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The music icon continues to reinvent herself appealing to old and new […]

This Wednesday, Sept. 24: 18th Annual Maui Disability Alliance Legislative Forum

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This Wednesday, join the discussion on how housing, employment, transportation and mental health affects individuals with different abilities at the 18th annual Maui Disability Alliance Legislative Forum. Maui Disability Alliance hosts the event, which calls on the community at large to explore various opportunities and barriers that individuals living with disabilities face. Free. 4:30pm-7:00pm. University of Hawaii – […]

This Saturday, Sept. 20: Maui Okinawan Festival

The Maui Mall and Maui Okinwan Kenjin Kai are presenting the 2014 Maui Okinawan Festival this Saturday. There, the public can enjoy traditional Okinawan food, authentic entertainment and martial arts. They can shop the country store or just snap photos in traditional Okinawan attire. It’s a great chance for everyone to immerse themselves in Maui’s ever-evolving melting pot. Free. 10am-3pm. Maui […]

This Saturday, Sept. 20: Uluwehi Guerrero & Halau Hula Kauluokala

From the Merrie Monarch stage to Carnegie Hall, kumu hula and recording artist Uluwehi Guerrero and Halau Hula Kauluokala will grace the Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s Castle Theater this Saturday. The Maui native helps keeps Hawaiian culture alive through song and dance. So sit back, relax and enjoy Maui’s very own songbird. $35-$55. 7:30pm. Maui Arts and Cultural Center […]

This Friday & Saturday, Sept. 19 & 20: ‘Koi, Like The Fish’ at the MACC

Returning for an encore performance at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center is Keali‘iwahine Hokoana’s Koi, Like The Fish. Highlighting the dynamics of multi-generational families living under one roof, the one-act play touches on obligation, conflict and adjustment. Can Uncle Koi adjust to his new roommates? Find out this Friday and Saturday. You MUST call to arrange […]

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