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Lahaina 2nd Friday Town Party: “Christmas in Lahaina”

December 7, 2016, 4:00 PM HST
* Updated December 7, 4:09 PM
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Friday town Party, Christmas edition. Courtesy image.

Friday town Party, Christmas edition. Courtesy image.

Lahaina celebrates the Holidays during this month’s 2nd Friday Town Party, happening this Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.

The Banyan Tree is lit for the holiday season with 7,500 lights. Attendees can also walk the famous Front Street adorned with Christmas wreaths or visit one of the many galleries along the way.  There will also be a Christmas program at Campbell Park, and entertainment at the Wharf Cinema Center with a visit from Santa.

Holiday Festivities and Music in Campbell Park

5-7 p.m.: Maui Jam performing featuring Hula and Hawaiian music
6 to 7:30 p.m.: Christmas Silent Auction
7-8 p.m.: Christmas Music with Lahaina Choirs
8-8:30: Nā Kamaliʻi-Wahine Nani O Lahaina

  • *Also, the Maui Humane Society will be in the park selling their 2017 Calendar

LahainaTown Action Committee in partnership with Leilani’s and Betty’s Beach Cafe work together to sponsor several west side keiki nonprofits. This assistance allows the nonprofits to raise funds while supporting the community. Campbell Park has food for sale from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The LahainaTown Action Committee invites you to share in the fun while enjoying a live music concert with a cause. Nonprofit groups rotate but include: Waiola Church; Boys & Girls Club of Maui, Lahaina Club- Sponsored by Leilani’s; Nā Kiʻa i O Waineʻe; Hawaiian Civic Club-Sponsored by Betty’s Beach Café; and Kamehameha 3rd PTA-Sponsored by Bubba Gump Shrimp Company.


Some vendors will be: Surf Dogs, Tropsicles and Hawaiʻi Fudge Company


Friday Night is Art Night in Lahaina

Hele Mai – As the sun sets and pau hana begins, what better way to start the weekend than to shop the world renowned art galleries, meet artists, talk story and share in some complimentary pupu and wine from 6-9 p.m. Pick up your free Art Map compliments of the Lahaina Visitor Center at the old Lahaina Courthouse in Banyan Tree Park

The following is a list of Lahaina Art Galleries and special promotions for the event:


Kai Pua Gallery: Live glass blowing by Sean Price. Special deals.
Peter Lik Gallery: Special promotions on art.
Maui Hands Gallery: Featured artist 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The Village Galleries: Featured Artist. Refreshments will be served
Simon Jon Gallery: Unique Hawaiian wood bowls by artist Jonathan Somaoang, offering 10-20% off select items
Sargent’s Fine Art: Featured Artist. Taryn Alessandro voted the Best Visual Artist on Maui 6 years in a row. Opening Reception 5-10 p.m. Enjoy the music of Curt Lee every Friday Art Night at the gallery. Serving Wine.
Martin Lawrence Gallery: Serving Wine and Pupu’s.
Kingwell Island Art: Jim Kingwell will be doing an art demo. Wine and pupu’s will be served.
Daryl Millard Gallery: Daryl will be painting at the easel and talking about his work. Refreshments will be served.
Contemporary Masters: Wine and Pupu’s will be served.
Lahaina Printsellers: Wine and Pupu’s
Vintage Posters: Wine and Pupu’s and Poster Presentations.
Diamond Head: Serving wine.
Higgins Harte Gallery International: Wine and pupu’s will be served.
DeRubies Fine Art of Metal: Serving wine & desserts.
Gallery Rafael: Rafael painting at gallery
Gallery 505: Local Artist Dabo will be in the gallery.
Christopher Egan Gallery: Live Music with Kiran Clark. Free gift with purchase, Serving wine.


Kimo’s: Live music with Tory Dixon Band 8-10 p.m.
Pioneer Inn: Live Hawaiian entertainment 6-9 p.m.
Longhi’s: Live music overlooking the water, 7-10 p.m.
Hard Rock Cafe: Live music

The Wharf Cinema Center: Live Music Center Stage with Uncle Lui Williams
Captain Jack’s Island Grill: Live Music Happy Hour 2-5 p.m. Johnny Ringo
Cool Cat Café: Live music overlooking the Banyan Tree – Johnny Ringo 7-10:30 p.m.


Ono Gelato Company: Gluten-free baked goods, homemade gelato-filled cannoli 10% kama`aina discount.
Kimo’s: Free hula pie with coupon (stop by the Lahaina Visitor Center for coupons)
Kobe Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar: 20% kama`aina discount on teppanyaki dining
-Atlantis Submarines: 20% off submarine tours
Hard Rock Café: 15% kamaʻāina discount
Betty’s Beach Café: Buy one burger, get one free (of equal or lesser value, after 4 p.m.) Not valid with any other promotions.
Sugar Cane: Happy hour 2:30-5:30. Pupu’s and drink specials with an ocean view
Banyan Treats: 10% discount on full menu.
Lahaina Sunglass Co. & Pakaloha Bikini’s: DJ Daniel J 5-9pm on the oceanfront dancing deck. Bikini models and door prizes.
Maui Swiss Café: 10% off full menu; Happy Ice Cream Hour is 4-8 p.m., with the second scoop free – featuring Roselani Ice Cream
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company: Free appetizer with coupon (available at the Lahaina Visitor Center, at the Old Lahaina Courthouse. See coupon for details). Late night Happy Hour Specials starting at 9 p.m., $5 specialty drinks and appetizer specials $4.99. Take your pic with Shrimp Louie and play with hula hoops.

The Wharf Cinema Center

Cool Cat Cafe: 20% off Kamaʻāina Discount
Maui Island Coffee: $2. Off 1 pound 100% Kona Coffee
Pad Thai: 15% Off Food Only
Pho Saigon 808: 10% Off Food only.
Down The Hatch: “Fresh Squeezed Fridays”, featuring Handcrafted Cocktails by house craftsmen Rio & Bree 8-10pm. Followed by the “Official Art Walk After Party”! Happy hour 3-7 p.m.
Atlantis Submarines: 20% Off Kama’aina Discount
Amigo’s Authentic Mexican Food: Buy one entree, get 50% off second
Crazy Shirts: Screen Printing Demo with a Complimentary screen print with purchase
Hangloose Hammocks: $5 Off any Hammock
Hibiscus Boutique: 20% Off Regular Priced Jewelry
JC Chism: Free Gift with Purchase of $20 or more
KC Hawaiian Fashions: Free Gift with Purchase of $20 or more
Lahaina Lifestyle: 10% Off Regular Priced Items
Lana’s Boutique: 10% – 50% Off Sterling Silver & Handmade Jewelry
L’Infini: 20% Off Jewelry; 10% Off Gift Items
Quilts ‘N Fabric: Free Gift with Purchase of $50 or more
Simon-Jon Gallery: 10% – 20% Discount on Select Items
T-Shirt Factory: Buy 4 Shirts and Get 5th One Free
Three D Gallery: Free Gift with Purchase of $20 or more


The Outlets of Maui is pleased to present monthly keiki hula shows every 2nd and 4th Fridays, 5-5:45 p.m. by Nā Pua O Kapiʻolani. All are invited to come and enjoy this wonderful performance. Renowned as the longest running weekly keiki hula show in the State, Nā Pua O Kapiʻolani performs traditional hula, Tahitian and a variety of dances from other Polynesian islands. Accompanied by a live band and led by Kumu Hula Kathy Ralar, the keiki performers sing, dance, chant and story tell their way into our hearts with the memorable stories and songs of Polynesia.


The popular candlelit tour of the Baldwin Home Museum will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. The museum is located on the corner of Front and Dickenson streets. The $7 fee includes admission to the Wo Hing Museum at 858 Front Street. Children 12 and under accompanied by a paying adult are free. For more information and a schedule of upcoming events, please contact Lahaina Restoration Foundation at 661-3262 or visit

Friday Town Parties showcase the unique nature of our historic towns, Maui Friday Town Parties bring the community together for a pau hana night of outdoor music, art, food and Maui culture. There is a town party every Friday of the month: Wailuku First Friday, Lahaina Second Friday, Makawao Third Friday and Kīhei Fourth Friday.

Residents are encouraged to kick back and enjoy the fun. Free.
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