The Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center started 2015 with a generous contribution for its youth program from an unusual donor. Sixteen year-old Julia Gillette made a $5,000 donation to the Center that she independently raised at a benefit event.
The Maui Arts & Cultural Center is bringing a new, Grammy-winning sextet to the stage–eighth blackbird. The ensemble will be performing both contemporary and classical compositions in the Castle Theater Wednesday, Feb. 11, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Join Brown Chicken Brown Cow String Band for a special show on Saturday, Feb. 7, beginning at 10 p.m. at Charley’s in Pa’ia for the “One Night Stand” jam. Online tickets are sold out, but there will be over 200 available at the door.
Maui residents and visitors alike are invited to greet the Chinese New Year, The Year of the Ram, with fireworks and Steve Catugal’s Lion Dancers on Market Street at Wailuku First Friday on Feb. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m.
The University of Hawai‘i Maui College will hold a blessing ceremony on Jan. 29, at 4:30 p.m. for a marble sculpture called “Kūlapa Kai” (to frolic in the ocean), portraying a playful mother monk seal and her cub.