Weekend Happenings: Kanikapila Nights, Nā Hōkū Hou Concert
By Nikki Caccamo
Go For Broke Documentary Movie Friday July 13 at 7 p.m. at the Maui Beach Hotel. $10 donation. Second showing Saturday, July 14, at 11 a.m. at the Kahului Hongwanji. $20 admission includes lunch.
Enjoy the shared memories of war veteran Hawaiian Japanese Niseis, in the documentary “Go For Broke.” The film won Best of Hawaii Honolulu Film Award of this year and was a finalist in the Maui Film Festival. Part of the donations will go to the Kansha Preschool which helps educate Nisei Veterans values and beliefs.
Kanikapila Nights Benefit Concert Friday, July 13, at 6 p.m. at the
Maui Tropical Plantation. Tickets are $20.
Hear great music while helping raise money for Halau Na Lei Kaumaka Ouka and
Maui’s own Kaulana Funes, who is participating in the National High School Rodeo
Finals in Wyoming. Performances by award winning Vocalist of the Year for 08′ and
10′, Napua Makua and falsetto competition winner in 2010, Clyde Kindy Sproat.
Tickets can be purchased from Maui Paddler, Maui Creations and Native
Intelligence. Call 808-276-8600 for more.
Nā Hōkū Hou Award Winners Concert Saturday, July 14, at 6p.m. at the Yokouchi Pavilion. Tickets are $25-$75.
2011 and 2012 HARA’s Nā Hōkū Hanohano award winners will take stage on at the Yokouchi Pavilion. Artists include Willie K, Natalie Ai Kamauu (Female Vocalist of the Year), Robert Cazimero (Hawaiian Language Performance), Starr Kalahiki (Most Promising Artist and Jazz Album of the Year), Waipuna (Group of the Year, Island Music Album of the Year & Single of the Year), and Makana (Kī Hō‘alu Foundation Legacy Award).
Tickets can be purchased by calling the MACC Box Office at 242-SHOW or online at MauiArts.org.