Maui’s Largest Products Show Off to Solid Start, Vendors Ready for Big Festival Day
Maui County’s largest products show, the annual Hawaiian Airlines Made in Maui County Festival got off to a solid start on Friday with a Wholesale Buyers Event. The two-day festival continues with the Big Festival Day on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
Saturday’s festivities include live entertainment by the US Air Force Band of the Pacific-Hawaiʻi, Papana; George Kahumoku Jr.; Ron Kualaʻau; and Marty Dread; fashion shows; and 13 food trucks in the Pasha Hawaiʻi Food Court.
Shoppers can enter to win Hawaiian Airlines’ drawing for 120,000 HawaiianMiles, and Pasha Hawaii’s drawing for a free Certificate of Passage for a personal vehicle to or from Maui and San Diego. The first 2,000 shoppers get a free Festival tote.
Public admission: $5 (purchase that day only at MACC Box Office), children 12 and under are free.
On Saturday, free parking will be available at the MACC, War Memorial Gym and Stadium, Queen Kaʻahumanu Center, and Kahului Shopping Center. Free shuttles from War Memorial Gym and Stadium, Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, and Kahului Shopping Center to and from the MACC will also run every 20 minutes starting from 6:30 a.m. through 5 p.m.
Now in its sixth year, this popular event features more than 140 vendors from Maui, Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi offering hundreds of locally made products.
The annual Hawaiian Airlines Made in Maui County Festival is the most sought-after products show in Maui County offering a springboard for local companies to take their business to the next level by being able to unveil new products, meet with prospective wholesalers and connect with new customers. The event is also a showcase of the islands’ entrepreneurial spirit and a representation of the diverse microcosm of Maui County’s niche manufacturing industry.