Maui Arts & Entertainment

The Sewing Hui collaborates with Maui OnStage for the production of Seussical

Most recently, The Sewing Hui collaborated with Maui OnStage for their production of the musical Seussical, based on the works of Dr. Seuss. This production runs from July 12 to Aug. 4, 2024 at the Historical ‘Īao Theater in Wailuku. Costume Director Jennifer Oberg led the passionate team of volunteers in creating a unique costume wardrobe for this whimsical production. Read On Chevron Forward

Four Seasons Resort Lānaʻi to celebrate Fourth of July weekend

The Fourth of July weekend at the Four Seasons Resort Lānaʻi features performances by musical artists, pop-up appearances by renowned chefs and a fireworks display.

Fifth annual Jazz Blues & Beyond Festival features the Tadashi Thomas Quartet

The Jazz Maui 2024 Maui Music Series announced details of its fifth annual Jazz Blues & Beyond Festival.

New video teaches about floriculture, role of nurseries and farms in Hawaiʻi economy

Discover the vibrant world of Hawaiʻi’s floriculture and the importance of supporting local nurseries and farms in a new one-hour video “Spirit of Hawaiʻi Neotropica,” presented by the Hawaiʻi Floriculture and Nursery Association (HFNA).

2024 Nā Kamehameha Commemorative Pāʻū Parade and Hoʻolauleʻa awards

Awards for the 2024 Nā Kamehameha Commemorative Pāʻū Parade and Hoʻolauleʻa were announced during the event on Saturday, June 15. The annual celebration was moved to Central Maui this year due to the fires in Lahaina. Taking home the eventʻs perpetual trophy was the unit representing the island of Kahoʻolawe.

Maoli plants ‘Boots on the Ground Tour’ at the MACC on June 22

Country and reggae band Maoli, is set to perform at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center on Saturday, June 22.

Emmy Award nomination goes to documentary film on Trilogy Excursions

An Emmy Award nomination is honoring “Trilogy: It’s in the Heart,” a short documentary film commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Coon family’s Maui-based sailing tours.

Maui Bus to be rerouted during Nā Kamehameha Commemorative Pāʻū Parade this Saturday

Maui Bus service in parts of Central Maui will be rerouted and specific area bus stops will not be in service Saturday, June 15, 2024, when a portion of Kaʻahumanu Ave. will close for the 2024 Nā Kamehameha Commemorative Pāʻū Parade and Hoʻolauleʻa, the County of Maui Department of Transportation announced.

Jazz Maui Jazz Camp opens sign-ups for summer clinics

A series of clinics conducted by professional jazz musicians is slated to take place next month on Maui. It is designed for aspiring jazz vocalists and musicians of all ages and experience.

The Shops at Wailea announces Father’s Day Giveaway, classic car show, and June entertainment lineup

Residents can join in the Father’s Day festivities with The Shops at Wailea’s Social Media Giveaway through Thursday, June 13, 2024.

Maui Public Art: Makawao Sculpture Project on view through July 2024

In April 2024, sculptor and architect Matthias Neumann created an 8 x 8 x 11 foot sculpture on the front lawn of the Makawao Public Library inspired by the story of Hui Mo‘olelo participant Kim Thayer of Mauna Kahālāwai Watershed Partnership and Scott Fisher, Director of ʻĀina Stewardship at Hawai’i Land Trust.

Amy Hānaialiʻi and Richard Cray star in ‘Man of La Mancha’ on Maui this summer 

Hawai’i’s top-selling female vocalist of all time, Amy Hānaialiʻi, will return to her roots in musical theatre to perform with professional actor Richard Cray in MAPA’s production of the iconic musical Man of La Mancha. The show runs August 16-25 at Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater.

Struggling families cope with tragedy by making art and lei

A homeless shelter and art studio on Maui have partnered to give struggling families something invaluable: Peace in the face of hardship.

Hyatt Regency Maui extends Nashville Nights through summer season

Six of Nashville’s talented artists will bring a touch of southern charm to Maui’s tropical paradise this summer, with shows planned each month at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa through September 2024.

‘Lovely Lee’ by Maui’s Moses Goods III sets June shows at ProArts Playhouse

To close out its 2023-24 theatrical season, ProArts Playhouse is hosting a play written by Maui’s own Moses Goods III that chronicles the highs and lows of 1970s life on the outside of convention, based on the true story of one Honolulu Hotel Street prostitute’s harrowing journey.

Upcountry Gallery’s grand opening marks a fresh start in Makawao for artists whose work was lost to fires

A brand new fine art gallery in Makawao is defining itself as a new beginning for Maui artists who lost their main source of income after the devastating fires destroyed their art and the galleries that hosted them in Lahaina.

A 2,000-foot mural of plumeria lei is unveiled at Hawaiʻi State Capitol

A 2,000-foot mural of a plumeria lei can now be seen encircling the Hawai‘i State Capitol building on O‘ahu. The unveiling of the “He Lei Ho‘okipa” took place on Tuesday, to welcome and honor participants of the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC). The mural serves as a visual message of aloha, extending a warm welcome to the 27 Pacific nation delegations of FestPAC.

Maui Arts & Cultural Center presents FOCUS in the Schaefer International Gallery, June 15 to Aug. 7

Maui Arts & Cultural Center presents FOCUS in Schaefer International Gallery, a group exhibition featuring the work of seven contemporary Japanese photographers who go by the collective name Photography? End? The artists include Yuji Hamada, Ken Kitano, Miki Nitadori, Yuki Onodera, Naruki Oshima, Risaku Suzuki, and Kazuyoshi Usui. Their respective avenues of work look at the potentiality of photography in a rapidly evolving digital age, with a diverse range of approaches in material innovation. The exhibition runs from June 15 through Aug. 7. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Levitt AMP Hāna Mele series kickoff with Maka Gallinger

The Levitt AMP Hāna Mele Series kicks off Friday, June 7, 2024, at 2:30 p.m. at the Hāna Farmers Market. The event features an afternoon of live music, arts and culture with Maka Gallinger and students from He Makana Aloha Music Camp. Maka Gallinger is a celebrated singer-songwriter, recording artist, and performer from Hawaiʻi Island. […]

2024 Kamehameha Day Parade returns to Kaʻahumanu Ave. on June 15

The 2024 Nā Kamehameha Commemorative Pā‘ū Parade and Ho‘olaule‘a will take place on Saturday, June 15, 2024. Due to the recent fires in Lahaina, this year’s commemoration has been relocated to Central Maui. The parade will proceed down Ka‘ahumanu Ave. and conclude at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center. 

Maui Arts & Cultural Center presents 33rd Annual Kī Hō‘alu Festival, June 30

The 33rd Annual Kī Hō‘alu Festival returns to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center live and in-person as well as livestreamed on Sunday, June 30.
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