This Saturday, Aug. 23: Interactive Animation Workshop for Teens

This Saturday, the Hui No’eau is inviting teens to a day-long workshop on video game design. Inspire your keiki’s creative side with instruction in basic animation technique, screen-based storytelling and action script programming. It’s open to all levels of experience, and teens will learn the fundamentals of creating interactive narratives. $55 member. $69 non member (plus the supply list on […]

This Saturday, Aug. 23: Free Massages for Maui First Responders

Calling all Maui ER doctors, ER nurses, firefighters, lifeguards and police officers: the Maui School of Therapeutic Massage Student Clinic in Makawao wants to give you a complimentary massage. As a thank you for their public service, the clinic is offering free massages on Saturday, Aug. 23. Simply call in and make a reservation. Take a minute to relax and rejuvenate. […]

This Friday, Aug. 15: Makawao Third Friday


Go back to the days of the paniolo and small town charm this Friday. The Makawao Town Party returns for another evening of crafters, community and celebration. Locals and tourist alike are welcome to enjoy live entertainment, shop merchants and savor the unique flavors of this Upcountry town. Parking can be found at Makawao Base Yard, Makawao […]

This Sunday, Aug. 10: Vox n Plux

Ebb & Flow Arts presents Vox n Plux this Sunday at Seabury’s A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center. Featuring Elizabeth Farnum (soprano) William Anderson (guitar/mandolin) and Oren Fader (guitar), the trio will feature music by West Coast composers including Laurie San Martin and Stephen Blumberg. Guests can also look forward to poetry by James Joyce and works by Robert Pollock. Come […]

This Sunday, Aug. 3: Jewelry Making at the Hui No’eau

Ladies (and gentlemen), here’s a chance to put a unique flare on the jewelry you wear. Hui No’eau presents Jewelry in a Day: Bangles, Hoops and Stacking Rings. Students will learn how to fuse, form, sand and cut Argentium into different pieces of jewelry. The workshop will go over various techniques that can be applied when working with the […]

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, -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, Photo: Sean M. Hower

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


  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 […]

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