Maui Arts & Entertainment

Lahaina Town Lights Up at The Wharf Cinema Center

December 6, 2016, 1:29 PM HST
* Updated December 6, 1:31 PM
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Sacred Hearts School Choir and Instructor Lori Ulman (bottom, center) with Santa. Courtesy photo.

Sacred Hearts School Choir and Instructor Lori Ulman (bottom, center) with Santa. Courtesy photo.

Hundreds gathered under the Banyan Tree Saturday night when it lit up simultaneously with The Wharf Cinema Center and Pioneer Inn to officially kick off Lahaina Town’s holiday season.  Santa was there to welcome kids and join them in picture taking.

The kickoff event also featured Santa posing for pictures in his sleigh at Santa Land on the Plaza Level of The Wharf; and a performance on Center Stage by the Sacred Hearts School Choir, under the Instructor Lori Ulmann.

Santa will return on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 for the Lahaina Second Friday Town Party. He will be visiting The Wharf Cinema Center for more free picture taking in Santa Land from 7 to 9 p.m. Guests are invited to bring their own cameras.

Local music group Kuaola will perform at The Wharf Cinema Center, Center Stage on Dec. 9, 2016 from 7 to 9 p.m. Uncle Lui Williams wraps up the holiday entertainment with performances on Dec. 16, 23, and 30, from 5 to 7 p.m.

The Wharf Shops & Restaurants is located at 658 Front Street, across from the historic Banyan Tree. The Wharf is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. with validated parking in The Wharf Parking Lots located right behind the Center.

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