This Tuesday, July 22: Maui Guitar Extravaganza

This Tuesday, you can enjoy the sounds of slack key guitarists Benjamin Verdery, John Dearman, Jeff Peterson, and Ian O’Sullivan at Makawao Union Church. The musicians will sample both classical and slack key influences. This special concert is a benefit for the Hawaii Nature Conservancy. 7pm. $10. Makawao Union Church (1445 Baldwin Avenue); 808-579-9261, Makawaounionchurch.org -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo courtesy of […]

This Friday, July 11: Ebb & Flow Arts presents Adam Tendler

This Friday, Ebb & Flow Arts will celebrate its 15th birthday with pianist, activist and author Adam Tendler. Hailing from The Big Apple, Tendler will make the Hawaii debut of his rendition of Robert Palmer’s“Piano Sonata #2″ (1948) and “Twenty-One Little Preludes” (1940) by Edward T. Cone. His grassroots approach and innovative style has won him an international audience. […]

This Tuesday, July 8: Willie K at Casanova

Hawaii’s own Willie K takes to Casanova’s stage this Tuesday. Known statewide as one of the best musicians in the islands, Willie K and his band will make an Upcountry evening appearance. Celebrate Casanova’s 25th year anniversary with one of Maui’s best. $10. 9pm. Casanova (1188 Makawao Ave.); 808-572-0220, Casanovamaui.com Photo: Sean M. Hower

This Thursday-Sunday, July 3-6: Makawo Rodeo & Paniolo Parade

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  Saddle up for the 59th Annual Makawao Rodeo (July 3-6) and the 49th Annual Makawao Paniolo Parade (July 5). The Rodeo never ceases to entertain with four full days of qualifying rounds, bull-riding, team-roping, mugging, barrel racing and more. Friday’s Bull Bash will amp the crowd for Saturday’s Colorful Hawaiian Style Parade (9am-11pm), complete […]

This Thursday, June 26: Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band

This Thursday, Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band will share songs at the Makawao Public Library. Keiki three and older are invited to sing along for a time of fun educational songs. An educator and musician, Uncle Wayne uses a variety of instruments and catchy tunes to engage keiki in educational and interactive learning. For a […]

This Monday, June 23: Google Earth Workshop

Explore the Google Earth application with Al Bayless this Monday. Bayless will discuss navigating, 3D and satellite image technology in this 95-minute program. Students must have a valid library card to gain wireless Internet access. If you have a laptop, get a head start by downloading the application at Google.com/earth prior to class. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Free. […]

This Saturday, June 21: “Enjoy an Earth-in-Space Birthday Party”

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  This Saturday, gather the keiki for a fun interactive “orbital” story time with science writer Harriet Witt. She’s the co-founder of the Keiki-Kupuna Orbit Project, and she uses art, movement and music to teach kids how the Earth orbits the sun. It’s called “Enjoy an Earth-in-Space Birthday Party,” and it sounds like fun. Suggested age […]

This Firday, June 20: ‘Haleakala Ranch: Celebrating the 125th Anniversary’ Presentation

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This Friday, you can take a trip back in time and discover Makawao’s rich ranching history through local author John Harrison’s “Haleakala Ranch: Celebrating the 125th Anniversary” presentation. His latest publication features stories of the town’s paniolo ways. Fans will get a unique opportunity to hear the author as well as get an autographed copy. Refreshments will […]

This Saturday & Sunday, June 7-8: 34th Annual Maui Upcountry Fair

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The 34th annual Maui Upcountry Ag & 4-H Farm Fair returns to the Oskie Rice Arena this Saturday and Sunday. Bring the family for ono food, horseback rides, a petting zoo and entertainment. Members of Maui’s 4-H Club will present their project animals and compete for champion ribbons and trophies. An auction of the market […]

This Saturday, June 7: @DJRhiannon at Casanovas

Canada’s DJ Rhiannon has opened for Tiesto, Deadmau5 and Steve Aoki. Now she’s coming to Maui–in fact, Casanova will host her this Saturday. Her dedication to vinyl and ability to cater to her audience has won her fans over remix after remix. Find out what all the rave is about! DJ Kurt will open the show. […]

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