Maui Arts & Entertainment

Wassup This Weekend: Thursday–Sunday, July 9–12

July 9, 2015, 12:45 PM HST
* Updated July 9, 12:48 PM
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By Debra Lordan

Wondering what to do this weekend? Maui Now has compiled a chronological listing of some of the island’s best events scheduled from Thursday through Sunday, July 9 through 12.

Look for this information no later than every Thursday afternoon.

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Thursday, July 9


maui comedy festival logo summer 2015Maui Comedy Festival Continues at The MACC
Kahului • The MACC • Castle Theater • 7:30 p.m.

The MACC welcomes the irreverent and critically-acclaimed Jim Jefferies, with his unique no-holds-barred stand-up that has sold out theaters worldwide.


Friday, July 10

Virtuoso-PianistsGuitar Virtuosos to Perform Free Concert at UHMC
Following the success of last year’s successful free concert, guitar virtuosos will return to the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College ʻIke Leʻa auditorium on Friday, July 10, at 3 p.m. to spotlight opportunities to study music and inspire the next generation of musicians.

Friday & Saturday, July 10 & 11


Mantokuji Mission, image courtesy of Mantokuji Mission

Mantokuji O-Bon Festival Slated for July 10 & 11
Mantokuji Soto Zen Mission • Pāʻia
The Mantokuji Soto Zen Mission O-Bon Festival services will begin at 6 p.m. in the temple. Food booths will open at 6:30 p.m. Taiko performances by Maui Taiko on July 10 and Zenshin Daiko on July 11 will begin at 7 p.m. A Bon dance will follow on both nights from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 11

photo 1a🍴 Maui Fish’n Chips to Hold Grand Opening on Saturday
South Maui • Maui Fish’n Chips• Dolphin Plaza • 11 a.m.
Giveaways starting at 11 a.m. The menu includes mahi, ahi, ono, basa, shrimp, calamari, chicken, onion rings, volcano fries, garlic fries, curry fries, furikake fries, rice, mushrooms and zucchini.


Saturday & Sunday, July 11 & 12

Maui Mall, photo by Wendy Osher.

Celebrate the Fourth of July all Month Long at Maui Mall
Kahului • Maui Mall
Saturday July 11, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. • Summer Carnival Event

Sunday July 12, 11 a.m. • Hula by Hui! Lanakila

Through July 16

rock & brewsRock & Brews to Offer Late Night Happy Hour During Concerts
Pāʻia Rock & Brews • Pāʻia • Sunday–Thursday nights • Through July 16.
Rock & Brews Pāʻia is kicking off the summer with a late night happy hour and a Summer Concert Series showcasing some of the greatest festivals and events in rock music.

Through July 18


Boursier-Mougenot Exhibit Opens at Schaefer Gallery
The MACC • Schaefer International Gallery • Through July 18
A sound installation by French artist and composer Céleste Boursier-Mougenot is on exhibit. Boursier-Mougenot creates intriguing works that explore the potential of common objects as a means to compose music in a given space. Schaefer International Gallery is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and before Castle Theater shows and during intermissions.

Through July 31

Heart of the Hui BrochureHeart of the Hui Student & Faculty Exhibition
Makawao • Hui No‘eau • Through July 31
Hui No‘eau will present the center’s Heart of the Hui: A Student & Faculty Exhibition celebrating and honoring the importance of art education at the hui with a space that encourages learning, creativity and experimentation.

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