Willie K Makes Holiday Visit With Isle Inmates

December 18, 2009, 5:53 PM HST · Updated December 18, 5:53 PM
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Photo courtesy of Maui Arts & Cultural Center

Photo courtesy of Maui Arts & Cultural Center

Island entertainer, Willie K made a holiday visit to the Maui County Correctional Center on Wednesday afternoon.  The visit was part of the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Artist in the Community Program. During his visit, Willie K performed popular songs and Christmas carols for the inmates.  He also shared stories of personal struggle, perseverance, and ultimately the positive outcomes that resulted.

Willie K is scheduled to perform at the MACC’s Castle Theater on Saturday December 19 at 7:30 p.m. with special guests, the Maui Pops Orchestra, jazz vocalist, Pauline Wilson, and television personality, Emme Tomimbang.

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After Willie’s holiday show, the MACC will donate the fresh Douglas fir Christmas trees that decorate the stage to seven Maui-based nonprofit organizations, including:  Aloha House, Maui Youth & Family Services, Women Helping Women, Hui O Wa’a Kaulua, J. Walter Cameron Center and the Queen Lili’uokalani Children’s Center.

(Photo courtesy of Maui Arts & Cultural Center)

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