First Night: Grand Opening Event Of Hui Holidays
By Wendy Osher
Unique Maui-made items are featured alongside artists, friends and community members in the upcoming First Night event hosted by Hui No`eau.
The First Night event runs from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, and is the opening event of the annual edition of the Hui Holidays gift gallery.
Shoppers have an opportunity to get a jumpstart on holiday gift ideas with handmade items crafted by Hui artists. Hui Holidays features one-of-a-kind jewelry, ceramics, prints, fiber, photography, glass and paintings.
The one-night-only First Night event offers a dramatically re-envisioned Kaluanui estate with the help of designer/ choreographer André Morrisette, who will reveal his enchanting holiday window installations.
Aside from shopping, guests will enjoy festive cocktails and pupu, taste special locally-made tea & coffee by Coffees of Hawaii, and listen to spirited music.
There will also be an opportunity to meet artists including: Kate Eifler, Ceramics; Barbara Liniger, Ceramics; Katie Lutz, Ceramics; Robert & Linda Sajdak, Ceramics; Deb Zaleski, Ceramics; Galit Breman, Jewelry; Karla Scarlatti, Jewelry; and Stanette Tanno-Kirchhof, Jewelry.
Hui Holidays runs through December 24, with shop hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Tickets to the opening First Night event are $30 per person and are available at (808) 572-6560 or at huinoeau.com/events.