This Saturday, Mar. 1: Observe and Play With Kapa

Head over to the Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s Schaefer International Gallery this Saturday for their “observe and play family day.” Take in Kapa from more than 20 artists–both traditional and nontraditional. Families will learn about the tools and material used in this Polynesian art form, watch Kapa demonstrations and get the opportunity to make the art […]

Bob Dylan Live on Maui at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center Announced

Photo Courtesy of Maui Arts and Cultural Center Someone once described Bob Dylan to me as a rebel, quite true, but his music career has been more than revolutionary. A pulitzer prize winning musician, poet, singer songwriter, the man is still winning prestigious awards, like the one he got from President Obama in 2012. MauiTime […]

This Wednesday, Feb. 5: Dave Chappelle @MauiArtsCulture

A legend in stand-up and sketch comedy, Dave Chappelle has Maui residents lining up for a coveted seat to one of his now three shows on Maui. Catch the late-night second showing this Wednesday at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Bursting onto the scene a decade ago, his Chappelle’s Show became a fan favorite, […]

This Thursday, Jan. 30: Youth of the Year @MauiArtsCulture

Celebrate Maui’s keiki at the Gene Freedman Youth of the Year ceremony this Thursday at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. The Boys & Girls Clubs of America recognizes distinguished young leaders from each club highlighting their service and leadership. Each club selects a boy or girl who embodies these traits, to represent their club […]

This Sunday, Jan. 26: ‘The Haumana’ Screens @MauiArtsCulture


The Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s Heritage Film Series presents the independent film The Haumana. In the film, Jonny Kealoha rediscovers the sacred practices of his heritage, following his new role as kumu hula over a kane (boys) group. The film has won awards from the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Hawaii International Film […]

This Sunday, Jan. 19: Symposium: Kapa @MauiArtsCulture

A vital fabric woven through the Polynesian culture, kapa (or tapa) has been used in multiple forms. Now here’s a chance to take a unique look at the history, cultural value and future of this fibrous fabric with the expertise of Nālani Kanaka‘ole, Kekuhi Keali‘ikanaka‘oleohaililani, Dalani Tanahy and more. Come for a time of discussion […]

This Saturday, Jan. 18: Hālau O Kekuhi: Hi‘iakaikano‘eau @MauiArtsCulture

The Maui Arts and Cultural Center presents Halau O Kekuhi: Hi‘iakaikano‘eau. Hailing from the island of Hawaii, Halau O Kekuhi is known for their ‘aiha‘a style of dance (a robust chant and dance). The locally and nationally recognized halau will premiere a full-length production inspired by those who’ve come before us. Through dance and song, […]

This Thursday, Jan. 16: The Intergalactic Nemesis: Robot Planet Rising @MauiArtsCulture

Returning to the Maui Arts and Cultural Center is The Intergalactic Nemesis. This second installation in the series, titled “Robot Planet Rising,” follows the travels of a reporter, her assistant and a librarian. The journey takes them through Europe and North Africa on a quest to find the Robot Planet. There they’re threatened by space […]

This Saturday, Dec. 14: Willie Kalikimaka

Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say on a bright Hawaiian Christmas day and who better than Maui’s own Willie K should welcome us all to the holiday season. The Maui Arts and Cultural Center is presents Willie Kalikimaka this Saturday–a festive holiday twist on a traditional phrase. A multiple Na Hoku Hanohano award winner […]

This Thursday, Dec. 5: 41st Annual Na Mele O Maui Song and Art Competition

Ka’anapali Beach Resort is presenting the 41st Annual Na Mele O Maui Song and Art Competition. This year the theme is “Nā Wahi Pana Aloha I Hawaiʻi,” and the show will feature songs and artwork of beloved places of Hawaii. The K-12th grade competition requires each class to perform two songs. The first is a […]

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