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Rescheduled ‘Maui Calls’ Event Features Auctions, Top Chefs

By Vanessa Wolf

A canape served at a previous Makena event. Photo by Vanessa Wolf [1]

A canape served at a previous Makena event. Photo by Vanessa Wolf

Postponed by the weather brought by  Iselle and Julio, the rescheduled Maui Calls – the MACC’s annual gala fundraiser event – is now this Saturday, Sept. 27.

Tickets are still available and the theme for this year’s event is  “Celebrating the Songs of Hawaiʻi.”

Scheduled highlights include live and silent auctions, a concert with a surprise musical guest and dancing under the pavilion.

At the live auction you can expect lavish offerings like a nine night, multi-city African photo safari valued at $8000 or four nights in a villa in Bora Bora valued at $10,000.

Not to be outdone, the silent auction offers guitars signed by recent MACC performers like Glenn Fry and Melissa Etheridge, front row show tickets, artwork, services and fine wine.

Similarly, the food is top notch. Attendees can anticipate noshing on offerings from acclaimed local restaurants like:

Hula Grill

Executive Chef Bobby Masters is serving:

Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa

Chef Michael Lofaro is serving:

 at The Fairmont Kea Lani Maui  

Executive Chef Tylun Pang is serving:

Main Street Bistro

Chef Tom Selman is serving:

Mākena Beach & Golf Resort

Chef de Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises is serving:

Morimoto Maui

Chef Greg Harrison is serving:

Roy’s Kāʻanapali

Chef Joey Macadangdang is serving:

Sansei Seafood Restaurant and Sushi

Executive Chef Carl Yeh is serving:

Spago Four Seasons Maui

Chef Cameron Lewark is serving:

Three’s Bar & Grill

Chefs Travis Morrin, Cody Christopher, Jaron Blosser are serving:

Tommy Bahama

Executive Chef Maka Kwon is serving:

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

Rhonda Ashton, Executive Pastry Chef is serving:

Grand Wailea

Pastry Chef David Sutherland is serving:

Maui Calls 2014. [2]

Maui Calls 2014.

In addition, anticipate washing it all down with spirits from the following wineries and vintners:

Held from 6 to 10 p.m., tickets to Maui Calls are $175 per person and available online [3] or by calling 808-242-SHOW (7469).