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Chinese New Year at Lahaina Cannery, Feb. 9

Chinese New Year at Lahaina Cannery will be celebrated on Feb. 9, 2019. PC: Lahaina Cannery.

Lahaina Cannery kicks off the Chinese New Year with a display of martial arts, firecrackers and a traditional “feeding of the lions” on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m.

This free cultural experience, led by the enigmatic Au’s Shaolin Arts Society, will usher in “The Year of the Boar” for West Maui residents and visitors. This family-friendly event is preceded by a hula performance at 1 p.m.

Lahaina Cannery will also host the Lahaina Arts Society for three weekends in February. Many of Maui’s most talented artists will be showcased at the LAS Art Festival to be held on the lawn fronting Starbucks from Feb. 9 to 10; Feb. 16 to 17; and again on Feb. 23 to 24 between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hula hālau continue to perform weekly at Lahaina Cannery [1] in February. The free cultural entertainment takes place at center stage in the air-conditioned complex every Wednesday at 7 p.m. as well as every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.