Maui Arts & Entertainment

Wassup This Weekend: Wednesday–Sunday, Aug. 12–16

August 12, 2015, 8:26 AM HST
* Updated August 20, 11:43 AM
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By Maui Now Staff

Wondering what to do this weekend? Maui Now has compiled a chronological listing of some of the island’s best events scheduled from Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 12 through Aug. 16.

Look for this information no later than every Thursday afternoon.

? Look for foodie event.

Wednesday, Aug. 12


Ukulele-Mix-Plate1Enjoy Ukulele Mix Plate at The Shops at Wailea
Wailea • The Shops at Wailea • 6 to 8 p.m.
Mele Ukulele and The Shops at Wailea will host Ukulele Mix Plate on Wednesday, Aug. 12 and 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Shops at Wailea fountain courtyard, where guests can take part in an entertaining learning experience about Hawai‘i’s official instrument and cultural treasure.


Thursday, Aug. 13

Chef Tylun. Photo Credit: Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui.

? Fairmont Kea Lani Hosts Chateau Montelena Winemaker’s Dinner
Wailea • Fairmont Kea Lani • 6 p.m.
Fairmont Kea Lani has partnered with Napa Valley winery Chateau Montelena for a Winemaker’s Dinner featuring locally inspired cuisine by Executive Chef Tylun Pang paired with carefully selected wines by Chateau Montelena owner Judy Barrett.


Uncle WIllie K. Courtesy photo.

? Willie K to Perform Dinner Show Thursdays in Waikapū Ballroom
Waikapū • King Kamehameha Golf Club • Waikapū Ballroom
Willie K and his band will perform on Thursday nights beginning on July 23. Willie K captivates audiences worldwide with his astounding performances and remarkable array of musical styles.

Friday, Aug. 14

MC15 graphic with date maui calls the macc 2015MACC Signature Fundraiser, Maui Calls, Scheduled for Aug. 14
Kahului • The MACC • 6 p.m.
Celebrate the boat days of old Hawai‘i at Maui Calls—The Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s 21st annual gala fundraising event in the Yokouchi Pavilion.

Saturday, Aug. 15

John Cruz, image courtesy of MACC

Grammy Award-Winning Musician to Play Whale Trust Benefit Dinner
Makawao • Lumeria Maui • 4:30  to 9:30 p.m.
This special benefit for Whale Trust Maui features a farm-to-table dinner, a silent auction and an intimate acoustic performance by Grammy Award winning musician John Cruz. The silent auction reception begins at 4:30 p.m.; dinner starts at 6 p.m. Live music begins at 7:15 p.m. featuring opening act Sierra Carrère, followed by by John Cruz. Held under the stars at Lumeria Maui in Upcountry Makawao, Lumeria’s Chef Ben Diamond’s menu includes…

Through August

Tommy Bahama's Smokehouse Burger. Courtesy photo.

? Tommy Bahama Offers Burgers & Brews Special
Wailea  Tommy Bahama • The Shops at Wailea • Through August
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar is paring up gourmet burgers, seasonal produce and locally crafted beer now through mid-August.

Through Oct. 3

Two Cthe macc eventoncurrent Exhibits at Schaefer International Gallery
Kahului • The MACC  • Schaefer International Gallery
Schaefer International Gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center will feature two concurrent exhibits—Lærke Lauta:Unconscious Nature and Mary Babcock:Breaking Ground—from Aug. 2 through Oct. 3.

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