E Pūlama Mau ʻO Maui: Bailey House Museum Fundraiser
By Wendy Osher
The non-profit Maui Historical Society hosts E Pūlama Mau ʻO Maui, an annual fundraising bazaar this Saturday, Nov. 29, at the grounds of the Bailey House Museum in Wailuku.
The event feature more than 30 local craft and food vendors as well as cultural expositions and live demonstrations.
Entertainment includes performances by Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award and Grammy award winning singers and song writers. The entertainment lineup features: Leiʻohu Ryder at 9 a.m.; Uluwehi Guerrero and Hālau Hula Kauluokalā at 10 a.m.; ʻAhumanu, Ikaika Blackburn, and Lei Pono will be performing during lunch; and Homestead at 3 p.m.
The event will close with music by Uncle George Kahumoku, Jr. and Uncle Richard Hoʻopiʻi, onstage together again fresh from their Masters of Hawaiian Music tour.
Kalani Peʻa and Maui’s own Kaʻena Brown will emcee the event, which is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Arts & Crafts vendors participating in the event include: Ala’s Originals Jewelry; ʻAlohi Images MAui; Andrea Giuliani Jewelry; Cora’s Flowers Maui; Eternal Clothing; Hui O Nā Wai ʻEhā; Hulu Nani by Leonani; Kahele Maui Handbags; Kenneth Hiraoka Hawaiian Carvings; Konikoni; Kupu Aʻe Apparel; Makani Prints; Maui Country Farm; MK Maui Ceramics; Moana Crafts; Modern Hawaiian; Momma Love Baby Maternity Boutique; ʻOpihi Maui Signs; Paradise Now; Piualoha Keiki; Pōmaikaʻinālani; Severina Designs; Sugarbug Dezyns; Te Hotu Mana Tahitian Pearls; and World Wood Works.
Demonstrations and exhibitions include: Bailey House Museum – free museum tour; Lei Hulu Featherwork – with Rusty Sagawinit; ʻUpena Net & Feather Cape – with James Sagawinit; Lauhala Weaving – with Pōhaku Kahoʻohanohano; West Maui Watershed; Kaula Hawaiian Fiber Rope – with Jacob Noury; Hawaiian Quilting – with Patricia Lei Murray; Lomilomi – with Jeana Naluai; Artwork – from the Bailey family descendants; and the Aʻo Makole Kūʻē Petition.
Food and drink vendors include: Al’s BBQ Pit; Sumo Dogs Maui; Hoʻopiʻi ʻOhana Hawaiian Plate and Shave Ice; Māla ʻAi Fresh Fruits and Smoothies; and snacks from the Maui Historical Society.
Tickets are available at the Bailey House Museum, Native Intelligence in Wailuku, and 808 Deli in Kīhei. The museum will be closed on Thanskgiving Day and will re-open on Friday, November 28, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for ticket sales.
Event organizers say 100% of all proceeds will go to benifit The Bailey House Museum.