Maui Arts & Entertainment

Top 20 things to do on Maui June 8-14: Willie Nelson’s film premiere, international sensation Morissette, whale film festival

The Top 20 things to do on Maui for the week of June 8-14 includes the world film premiere of Willie Nelson's 90th birthday concert, the Pacific Whale Foundation film festival event and the "Asia Phoenix" at the MACC. Find our comprehensive listing HERE. Read On Chevron Forward

Maui OnStage presents encore production of “Misery” June 2-11

Maui OnStage presents a special encore production of the acclaimed play, “Misery,” based on the iconic novel by Stephen King and written by William Goldman.

2023 Maui Film Festival STARDUST CINEMA

The 2023 Maui Film Festival presents STARDUST CINEMA, June 28 to July 2, 2023. Enjoy five engaging nights with 16 Maui Film Premieres, surprise titles, several short films, and nightly festivities which may include an eclectic mix of live music, Kahiko style hula, and tributes.

Kīheiʻs 4th Friday town party returns May 26

Kīheiʻs 4th Friday event returns May 26 with live music from Temp & Naor Project with Weatherly and Wainwright, and Babes n Bandidos with Lia Live.

Maui Entertainment, Arts, Community, May 25-31

For a list of upcoming events, concerts, shows and entertainment for May 18-24, find our comprehensive listing HERE.

Maui Huliau’s youth film festival returns to Imua Discovery Garden, May 28

Maui Huliau Foundation, an environmental education nonprofit serving Maui’s youth, will host their annual Huliau Youth Environmental Film Festival at the Imua Discovery Garden in Wailuku on Sunday, May 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This outdoor showing will feature nine short environmental films created by Maui students from various schools over the past school year.

Nā Hōkū award winners Eric Gilliom, Vince Esquire perform in Wailea, May 26

Renowned musicians Eric Gilliom and Vince Esquire will perform live at The Shops at Wailea’s Ke Kani Hone O Wailea concert on May 26, benefiting Assistance Dogs of Hawaiʻi.

Hawaiʻi Youth Symphony opens registration for Pacific Music Institute summer program

Hawaiʻi Youth Symphony is now accepting registrations from young musicians for its prestigious Pacific Music Institute summer program.

ArT=Mixx: INSTINCT brings interactive art to life at the MACC, June 3

Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s popular ArT=Mixx series, a fusion of performing and visual arts elaborating on ideas in the current exhibit in Schaefer International Gallery will take place after a three year absence on Saturday, June 3, 7 -11 p.m. in the MACC Yokouchi Pavilion and A&B Amphitheater.

Hawaiian Music Series Concert features Mikey Mina in May

This months popular Hawaiian Music Series will be held on Thursday, May 25 at 6 p.m. on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn and will feature local musician and singer Mikey Mina.

Finding Sandalwood Mountain featured at “Movies at the Old Prison” on May 27

Finding Sandalwood Mountain, a documentary dedicated to the story of the Chinese migration to Hawaiʻi, will be screened at this month’s “Movies at the Old Prison” that will be held on Saturday, May 27 at 7 p.m.

Maui Entertainment, Arts, Community, May 18-24

For a list of upcoming events, concerts, shows and entertainment for May 18-24, find our comprehensive listing HERE.

Four Seasons Maui hosts “A Taste of Italy” on May 26

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea hosts “A Taste of Italy,” scheduled for Friday, May 26, at 5:30 p.m.

21st Annual Maui Matsuri includes Japanese Festival and Children’s Day events

Maui Matsuri returns to the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College on Saturday, May 27 from 3 to 9 p.m., and will kick-off this Saturday, May 20 with Children’s Day at the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2023 Barrio Fiesta celebrates Filipino culture, May 26-27

The 54th Annual Barrio Fiesta will be held at Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center in Kahului on Friday, May 26 (5 p.m. to 10 p.m.) and Saturday, May 27 (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.).

Maui wins multiple honors at 2023 Pele Awards for video, design and photography

Maui was represented well with high school students from H.P. Baldwin, Maui High School and Lahainaluna earning gold, bronze and silver awards in art, media, and photography at the annual Pele Awards event.

2023 Maui AgFest and 4-H Livestock Fair, June 3

Marking the 14th celebration of AgFest, this year’s affair commemorates the important role of agriculture on Maui with all the popular signature events, education, food and fun—plus a few new features. This year’s Maui AgFest & 4-H Livestock Fair takes place on Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the War Memorial Special Events Field.

Musicians, venues wanted for Make Music Day Hawaiʻi 2023

Make Music Hawaiʻi opens registration for musicians and venues to participate in the global Make Music Day on June 21.

Maui High School student wins Second Congressional Art Competition

Art created by Cailyn Omuro from Maui High School was selected as the winner of the US House of Representatives Artistic Discovery Contest. Cailyn’s masterpiece will hang in the US Capitol in the Cannon tunnel on display for Members of Congress and tens of thousands of visitors to see.

BREAKING: 98th Maui Fair postponed again, community must wait another year

Even with significant support from the County of Maui and Mayor Richard Bissen, as well as assistance from the State of Hawaii and unions, the Alliance said it will not be able to hold the Maui Fair in 2023.  

Maui’s local film industry making a mark with Moku Moku production in Makawao

Locally produced comedy series, Moku Moku began filming its first season on Tuesday in Makawao after a pilot test launch earlier this year. The show is now producing episodes 2-6 following a blessing at the production basecamp Upcountry.
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