MAUI TIMES’ MARCH EVENTS CALENDAR

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HOLIDAYS

MARDI GRAS – It’s a party with live music, food & drink specials. Food: (shrimp & pork Jambalaya, vegan Jambalaya, dirty rice); Cocktails: ($5 Paʻia Bay Hurricane, Carnival Cocktail). March 1, 1pm. Paia Bay Coffee Bar (115 Hāna Hwy., Pāʻia); 808-578-3111; Paiabaycoffee.com

PATRICK’S DAY – Corned beef & cabbage plates, and their famous Rueben sandwich. March 17. Lahaina Sports Bar (845 Wainee St., Lāhainā); 808-667-6655; Mauisportsbar.com

PATRICK’S DAY – Corned beef & cabbage, Irish coffee, Irish car bombs, Tullamore Dew, Proper 12 Whiskey and Guiness. March 17, 1pm-close. Paia Bay Coffee Bar (115 Hāna Hwy., Pāʻia); 808-578-3111; Paiabaycoffee.com

PATRICK’S DAY – A place to let your leprechaun loose. March 17. Contact for details. Down the Hatch (658 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-661-4900; DTHmaui.com

BIG GIGS

THE MAGICAL MYSTERY SHOW – Let There Be Light! Go on a journey through a “portal” back in time into the styles of the Victorian era, as the world’s best magical entertainers, brings you an evening of magic, mystery and mirth. Guests will leave stunned, entertained and amazed blurring the lines between fantasy and reality. $139-179. Showtimes Offered: 5pm & 8pm daily, except Wednesday. Fairmont Kea Lani Resort (41 Wailea Alanui Dr., Wailea); Hotel-magic.com

JOHN CRUZ ISLAND STYLE – The Grammy and Nā Hōkū Hanohano Hawaiian legend shares lyrical stories about everyday people and experiences. $50. March 2, 7:30pm. ProArts Playhouse (1280 S Kīhei Rd.); 808-463-6550; Proartsmaui.com

A HUI HOU TO DREW MARTIN – Join in bidding a hui hou to Maui’s answer to Bob Dylan, the one and only Drew Martin, before he heads to the mainland. Special guests Struck by Seda and Sam Frampton will kick off the songwriter-focused show with a set each, and you never know who else might show up to join the jam! March 3, 7:30pm. ProArts Playhouse (1280 S Kīhei Rd.); Manaoradio.com

LANDON MCNAMARA – Singer, songwriter and pro-surfer Landon blends his own brand of reggae, rock n’ roll and blues to create a musical combo platter of positive and relatable music. 21+. $40-45. March 4, 8pm. Da Playground (300 Maʻalaea Rd.); Daplaygroundmaui.com

NIGHT GROOVES LGBT MONTHLY – Join a night of diversity and pride and jam to the tunes of DJ PlaywFire Ono and DJ Jodie Jonson from ʻOahu! 21+. $15. March 10, 9pm. Da Playground Maui, (300 Ma‘alaea Rd., Wailuku); 808-727-2571; Daplaygroundmaui.com 

FAST FREDDY’S BLUES SHOWCASE FEATURING GRAMMY WINNER STEVE FREUND – Grammy award winning Chicago Blues guitarist Steve Freund brings the real deal blues to Maui! Opening the show Fast Freddy and Blue Lava Blues Band. $28-33. March 11, 7:30pm. ProArts Playhouse (1280 S. Kīhei Rd.); 808-463-6550; Proartsmaui.com

FLASHBACK FRIDAY – Join a night with DJ SALVO as he mixes up all your favorite 80’s 90’s and 2000 hits. That’s right, dust off your “Macarena” dance moves and that old Starter Jacket and partying like it’s 1999! 21+. $10-15. March 11, 9pm. Da Playground (300 Maʻalaea Rd.); Daplaygroundmaui.com

EKOLU – Part of the Island Reggae music scene for almost 20 years, one of Hawaiʻi’s top favorite Island Reggae Music artists on the scene today. Within the 20 years of being together, Ekolu has released 9 full length Ekolu albums with a few single releases that has shown how the band has evolved with the times of today. 21+. $40. March 12, 9pm. Da Playground (300 Maʻalaea Rd.); Daplaygroundmaui.com

THE LATE ONES – Brothers Tui and Tau Avei along with cousin Josh Brunson are the voices that make up ʻThe Late Ones’. Rooted in Samoan culture and complemented by the groups African American Heritage, the familial bond between the three members transcends throughout the groups conscious lyrics and catchy melodies. $20 (pre-sale); $30 (at-the-door). March 13, 8pm. Da Playground (300 Maʻalaea Rd.); Daplaygroundmaui.com

QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION – Queen Ka‘ahumanu was born on March 17, 1768 in Hāna, Maui. A beloved Kuhina Nui, champion of women’s rights, and first female surfer. Queen Ka‘ahumanu’s legacy lives on at the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center for the past 50 years. To commemorate her 254th birthday and Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center’s 50th anniversary, a special celebration is being held at center stage. Festivities include a lei draping at Queen Ka‘ahumanu’s statue, followed by a Kama‘āina Nights concert with Paula Fuga. Friday, March 18, 6pm. Queen Ka’ahumanu Center (275 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); Qeenkaahumanucenter.com

STREETLIGHT CADENCE – The group began as street performers in Honolulu, playing on the streets of Waikīkī to earn grocery money as college students. Driven by their infectious storytelling and whimsicality, experience the style and musicianship of Streetlight Cadence! $30-55. March 17, Gates: 6pm; Show: 7:30pm. Maui Arts & Cultural Center (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-SHOW; Mauiarts.org

U2 TRIBUTE – Join a night of U2! The Timothy Morris Band pays tribute to U2’s iconic career with heart, passion and soul. The band will bring their trademark high energy rock and roll to the theater stage. Songwriter, guitarist and vocalist Timothy Morris, backed by his dad Steve Morris on the drums, and Tait Gielow on the bass, unveils his latest creation to the world. 21+ $15. March 17, 8pm. Da Playground (300 Maʻalaea Rd.); Daplaygroundmaui.com

FULL MOON SILENT DISCO: WORM MOON – Dance it up to the full moon. There will be two DJs spinning for your booty shaking pleasure. March 18, 10pm. Down the Hatch (658 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-661-4900; DTHmaui.com

DAMIRA FELDMAN LIVE – Join pianist Damira Feldman for a special program featuring a dazzling spectacle of Latin American and Spanish music of the 17-20 Centuries. Experience the charming keyboard Sonatas by Padre Antonio Soler; seductive rhythms, rich sound and romantic melodies by I. Albeniz, A. Ginastera, E. Nazareth, F. Mignone, and F. Vianna. Admission: Suggested donation $20. Children and students-free. March 19, 6pm. Wailuku Union Church (327 S. High St., Wailuku); 305-588-0083; Mirafeldman.com  

THE ART OF HAWAIIAN STORYTELLING – Join in a night of talking story, hosted by Kathy Collins, as she shares Hawaiian legends and international folk tales. March 19, 7:30pm. ProArts Playhouse (1280 S Kīhei Rd.); 808-463-6550; Proartsmaui.com

ARTIST 2 ARTIST WITH HENRY KAPONO & JERRY SANTOS – Rooted as one of Hawaiʻi’s most beloved and iconic recording artists Jerry Santos generates music from the heart with aloha. His unique and easily recognizable musical style, he blends Hawaiian music with contemporary rhythms. $45-75. March 19, 7:30pm. Maui Arts & Cultural Center (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-SHOW; Mauiarts.org

BIG ISLAND VIBES – Join a night of Reggae & good vibes and welcome Big Island Artists: Lopaka Roots, One Rhythm, and the Drew Daniels Band. 21+. $30-35. March 19, 8pm. Da Playground (300 Maʻalaea Rd.); Daplaygroundmaui.com

DONAVON FRANKENREITER – For nearly four decades Donavon Frankenreiter has been traveling the globe, first as a professional surfer and now as a musician. Born in Southern California, Donavon spent most of his youth chasing waves, turning pro at the age of 16. These days instead of surf competitions, it’s concert halls that bring Frankenreiter to town, where he entertains audiences with his unique blend of laid-back grooves, philosophical lyrics and soulful delivery. You can find him touring the world with his three-piece band and still catching waves anytime he can. 21+. $45-50. March 20, 8pm. Da Playground (300 Maʻalaea Rd.); Daplaygroundmaui.com

SADE TRIBUTE BY TANAMA COLIBRÍ & BAND – Hear the irresistible vibes and smooth sounds of Tanama Colibrí and her stellar band (Paul Bunuan, Josh Hearl, Michael Casil, and Jon Cua) in their decadent tribute to the queen of R&B, Jazz and Soul – Sade. $30 (pre-sale); $35 (at-the-door). March 24, 8pm. Da Playground (300 Maʻalaea Rd.); Daplaygroundmaui.com

INNA VISION & BENGALI – International reggae band Inna Vision continues to represent Hawaiian Reggae on a global stage with melodic rhythm and lyrical consciousness. Former band member, Bengali joins the show. 21+. $20 (pre-sale); $35 (at-the-door). March 25, 8pm. Da Playground Maui, (300 Ma‘alaea Rd., Wailuku); 808-727-2571; Daplaygroundmaui.com 

PRINCE KŪHIŌ CELEBRATION – Born on March 26, 1871, Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole on this day he would have been 151 years old. The celebration features free keiki activities, workshops, Hawaiian music with Kalani Pe‘a and hula by Hālau o Ka Hanu Lehua, Kumu Hula Kamaka Kukona and Hālau Keala Ka Hinano O Puna, under the direction of Kumu Hula Joy Salvador. The event will be hosted by Alakai Paleka with opening ceremonies conducted by the haumana and kumu of Ke Kula O Piilani. More information can be found at: Facebook.com/princekuhiomaui. March 26, 3:30-9pm. Queen Kaʻahumanu Center (275 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); Queenkaahumanucenter.com

MANAʻO RADIO’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY ROARING 20S MASQUERADE BALL – Yup they are turning twenty, and what you to come party with them. Enjoy the irresistibly danceable rhythms of Soul Kitchen, Dr. Nat & Rio Ritmo and Maui’s new Calypso band-Mas! You can also join the costume contest in your best 1920s-style attire for a shot at cool prizes! $40+. March 26, 6-10pm. Mulligans on the Blue (Wailea); 808-242-5666; Manaoradio.com

THE 16TH ANNUAL WHALE TALES – The virtual streaming event will feature more than 30 leading experts sharing their work from around the globe, registered attendees will have access to a two-day live-stream event, an on-demand video learning library, interactive educational experiences, keiki video lessons and learning resources, a marine education expo, and a silent auction to support local whale research efforts. March 26 & 27. Whaletales.org

THE GIRLY SHOW & MYSSFITS DRAG REVUE – Experience the Ladies of ManCandy Productions doing their THANG! It is a night filled with singing, dancing, some drag droppings here and there and of course the surprise death drops! It’s a guaranteed fun night and don’t forget those dolla’ bills! The party continues after the drag show with DJ Kurt in the mix until we close the place down. 21+. $15 (pre-sale); $20 (at-the-door). March 27, 8pm. Da Playground Maui, (300 Ma‘alaea Rd., Wailuku); 808-727-2571; Daplaygroundmaui.com

HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES – This series will feature Rama Camarillo along with sons Kamaka and Kalaʻe. Relax under the tree shade and enjoy an evening with this musical family as they share their melody with the crowd. Seating is limited. Guests are welcome to bring blankets, mats and low-backed beach chairs and mats to relax under the tree shade. Free. March 31, 6-7:30pm. Baldwin Home Museum (120 Dickenson St., Lāhainā); Lahainarestoration.org

JUSTIN MORRIS & MATT DEL OLMO – Original members of national touring BrownChicken BrownCow StringBand and national touring rock band YumYum Beast, together as a duet Justin & Matt can call on each other’s strengths and share the energy. Opening the show with a set of his original music, will be master songwriter and producer Eric Helmkamp. These multi-instrumental performances will be full of original music. 21+. $15 (pre-sale); $20 (at-the-door). March 31, 8pm. Da Playground Maui, (300 Ma‘alaea Rd., Wailuku); 808-727-2571; Daplaygroundmaui.com

Photo by Gia Goodrich courtesy Maui Arts & Cultural Center

ONSTAGE

LOOKING FOR TIGER LILY – Utilizing song, dance, drag, and video to put a queer spin on the ancestral tradition of storytelling. “It’s a cabaret, it’s a play, it’s a remixed version of storytelling, and it’s a slide show.” In this production, Anthony Hudson asks what it means for a queer half-white, half-Native American to experience their heritage through white normative culture as they recount growing up watching the 1960 television production of Peter Pan. This presentation featured Sondra Lee’s blonde, blue-eyed ‘Indian Princess’ Tiger Lily, and Anthony (and Carla) draw from a songbook in their performance stretching across Disney’s Pocahontas to Cher’s Half-Breed. Not just an autobiography, Looking For Tiger Lily is a coming-of-age story that’s more than cowboys versus Indians. The production includes Piano & Arrangement by Maria Choban, and animation by Daniel Quasar. The program may include mature content and language. $24. March 4, 7:30pm. Maui Arts & Cultural Center (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-SHOW; Mauiarts.org

AN EVENING WITH ANDREA RAZZAUTI: “THE EMBRACE” RELEASE PARTY – MAR 4. Guitarist, composer, and fine artist Andrea Razzauti brings his eclectic blend of contemporary jazz, classical, Brazilian, and Mediterranean music to the stage! The show features Larry Fitzpatrick on percussion and opener Ria Razzauti. Tickets: $30 GA; $35 (VIP). March 4, 7:30pm. ProArts Playhouse (1280 S Kīhei Rd.); 808-463-6550; Proartsmaui.com

MUSIC ON THE WESTSIDE WITH JIMMY DILLON AND DAYAN KAI – Join these accomplished musicians for an intimate evening of song and celebration, serving up a combination of original music and favorite songs with sublime harmonies and exquisite musicianship. $30. March 5, 7:30pm. ProArts Playhouse (1280 S Kīhei Rd.); 808-463-6550; Proartsmaui.com

KUMU KAHUA THEATRE – THE CONVERSION OF KA‘AHUMANU – A playwright of Hawaiian and Samoan descent. The historical drama focuses on the lives of three Hawaiian women and two missionary women as they experience personal and cultural changes in response to Western contact in Hawai‘i. This complex historical drama explores different perspectives on Hawai‘i’s official adoption of Christianity — from the caste system to notions of monogamy. $35-65. March 5, Saturday, 7:30pm and March 6, Sunday, 2pm. Maui Arts & Cultural Center (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-SHOW; Mauiarts.org

SOUTHSIDE SUNDAYS – Enjoy an afternoon of great acoustic music by The Ono Grimes Band and Rowdy Love. $25. March 6, 2-5pm. ProArts Playhouse (1280 S Kīhei Rd.); Manaoradio.com

STARS OF AMERICAN BALLET – Celebrate a glorious evening of ballet masterpieces. Since it began, they have presented over 90 works including repertory by Petipa, Balanchine, Robbins, Millipied, Wheeldon, Peck and more. Their mission is to see people entertained, educated, uplifted and inspired by the art of ballet and great dancing. $35-65. March 10, 7:30pm. Maui Arts & Cultural Center (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-SHOW; Mauiarts.org

MAUI POPS ORCHESTRA’S SPRING POPS – Sarah Uriarte Berry returns to the Maui Pops Orchestra stage to provide an afternoon performance that is a tribute to Judy Garland. March 13, 3pm. Maui Arts & Cultural Center (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-SHOW; Mauiarts.org

SIMMONE PARK: “ONCE YOU GO ASIAN… ” COMEDY SHOW! – This exciting comic is ready to turn it up and rock da house with Power Up Comedy. Maui’s Papa Bear of comedy, Chino LaForge, hosts and warms up the stage, with the feisty and fabulous Angee the Diva as your opening act. $25-30. March 18, 8pm. Da Playground (300 Maʻalaea Rd.); Daplaygroundmaui.com

LUCKY PLUSH PRODUCTIONS: RINK LIFE – Combining theater, physical comedy, postmodern dance, and social commentary, the ensemble sings full- throatedly to score their experiences. They demonstrate through effort, risk, beauty, and failure that they—and its audience—are utterly dependent on one another. The performance features music ranging from the Bee Gees to James Brown, Paul McCartney, Cat Stevens and many other artists. $30-45. March 24, 7:30pm. Maui Arts & Cultural Center (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-SHOW; Mauiarts.org

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE – Temperaments clash, fireworks fly, and secrets are revealed in Hawai’i’s first professional production of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. $25-35. March 25-April 10, Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30pm; Sundays, 3pm. ProArts Playhouse (1280 S. Kīhei Rd., Kīhei); 808-463-6550; Proartsmaui.com

WHISTLE FOR MY HORSES – Episode 1: brings extraordinary visuals to the drama and conflict between an unscrupulous developer with a dark history, and Rancher McKay, a sixth generation cowboy trying to live the dreams of his ancestors. $10. March 26, 7pm. MauiOnstage (Historic Iao Theater, Wailuku); Mauionstage.com

PARADISE OR THE IMPERMANENCE OF ICE CREAM – New Zealand’s acclaimed Indian Ink Theatre, new production, will take audiences on a wild ride to paradise. All about impermanence – of life, love … and ice cream. Jacob Rajan delivers an acclaimed solo performance as he channels seven characters, weaving the afterlife and a dash of Bollywood disco into the real life mystery of India’s vanishing vultures. A man trying desperately to avoid death is flung between limbo and his past where a rebellious young woman holds the key that may guide him to paradise. Infused with serious laughter, exquisite puppetry and inspired sound design this show is guaranteed to entertain, enlighten and melt audiences’ hearts. $30-45. March 26, 7:30pm. Maui Arts & Cultural Center (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-SHOW; Mauiarts.org

ONGOING ONSTAGE EVENTS

HULA PERFORMANCE – Watch a beautiful hula performance and enjoy live music. Daily, 6:30-7:30pm. Huihui Restaurant (2525 Kā‘anapali Pkwy., Lāhainā); 808-667-0124; Huihuirestaurant.com

BRENTON KEITH & HIS BAG O’ TRICKS – High-Energy Comedy & Magic with tons of laughs, interaction, and more laughs. You’ll see a production of a live goldfish, fire and friends! Following stick around as a live DJ will be spinning dance jams. $20. 21+. March 3, 8pm, and every 2nd Thursday of the month. Da Playground (300 Maʻalaea Rd.); Daplaygroundmaui.com

POLYNESIAN SHOW – Watch a graceful Hawaiian hula performance as well as beautiful dances of Polynesia. Ongoing Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. The Shops at Wailea (3750 Wailea Alanui Dr.); 808-891-6770; Theshopsatwailea.com

SLACK KEY SHOW – Enjoy a performance with the slack key ‘ohana featuring contemporary island music to heartfelt Hawaiian mele, and much more. $35-$60. Wednesdays & Saturdays. Doors: 6pm: Show: 6:30pm. The Napili Kai Beach Resort Aloha Pavilion (5900 Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Lāhainā); 808-669-3858; Slackkeyshow.com

THEATER CLASSES – Offering classes: Intermediate/Advanced Drama; Fit For Broadway; and Intro To Breakdance. Thursdays, 4-5pm & 5-6pm. Theatre Theatre Maui (505 Front St., Lāhainā); 661-1168; Ttmwestmaui.org

Ellen Friel “Maui Moonlight Magic” courtesy Huinoeau.com

ART SCENE

ART AFFAIR: COLOR, CREATIVITY, AND COMMUNITY “CELEBRATING HUI ARTISTS” – This annual fundraising event benefits the Hui’s and its many arts education programs. There will be a silent auction, an in-person gallery showcase, and an online opportunity to “Raise the Paddle!” Daily until March 18, 9am-4pm. Hui Noʻeau Visual Arts Center (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); Huinoeau.com

SCHAEFER PORTRAIT CHALLENGE 2022 – Tour the gallery to see works by 47 artists from the islands of Hawai‘i, Maui, Lana‘i, O‘ahu, and Kaua‘i that capture Hawai‘i’s extraordinary spirit. Gallery Open until March 19, Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10am-4pm. Maui Arts & Cultural Center (One Cameron Way, Kahului); 808-242-SHOW; Mauiarts.org

“INTERNMENT: STORIES FROM MAUI” EXHIBIT – On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 authorizing the internment of Japanese Americans, German Americans, and Italian Americans to camps in the United States. Approximately 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry were interned. The exhibit features personal stories, photographs and information on the two locations on Maui which served as detention centers. On Exhibit until May 20. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday 12-4pm, by appointment only. Nisei Veterans Memorial Center (665 Kahului Beach Rd., Kahului); 808-244-6862; NVMC.org

2ND FRIDAY LOCAL ARTIST SHOWCASE – Featuring local artist Sienna Nelson. Artists contribute to the Children of the Rainbow Pre-School in Lāhaina, to assist with art activities and buy art supplies for our local keiki students. March 11, 5-10pm. Down the Hatch (658 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-661-4900; DTHmaui.com

PLANTATION MUSEUM GRAND OPENING – Presented by Lahaina Restoration Foundation, view the historic exhibit special to the Old Lahaina Plantation Era. The self-guided tour features a collection of authentic artifacts, and historic information for the Camp Maps, which are the most complete and comprehensive maps of plantation workers’ housing locations in the state. During the grand opening there will be refreshments and live music by The Maui Jam Band. There will also be an educational video playing throughout the tour. The museum will be open daily from 10am-6pm. Donations are welcomed. March 19, 2-4pm. Lāhaina Cannery Mall (1221 HI-30, Lāhainā); Lahainarestoration.org 

ART CLASSES

LAU HALA FOR ULANA WORKSHOP – Gail Kyba will show how to select, harvest, de-thorn, process, including a process to ʻbleachʻ green lau into cream color; and strip lau hala leaves for ulana (weaving). The class will end with making a simple 3-strand kūpe‘e (bracelet) and starting a 5-strand that you can finish on your own. $50-75. March 12, 9am-12pm. Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (150 Kanaloa Ave., Kahului); 808-249-2798; MNBG.org

JAPANESE SHIBORI – There will be two workshops taught by Kim Sponger in Japanese Shibori (Japanese Indigo Dyeing). This is a hands-on workshop culminating in dyeing your own “furoshiki” (Japanese square cloth that can be used for a multitude of things including wrapping or display). Participants can also bring two white t-shirts to dye (t-shirt should be washed without any fabric softener). Fee includes one furoshiki and lunch from Keyakiya Lunch Truck. March 12, 10-11:30am & 1-2:30pm. $85. Nisei Veterans Memorial Center (665 Kahului Beach Rd., Kahului); 808-244-6862; NVMC.org

WEST MAUI STUDENT PAINTOUTS – Art supplies, snacks and lunch included. Grades 3-5. Younger kids can sign up if they have someone to supervise them. Sponsored by Lahaina Art Guild and United Way. March 26 & April 2, Sign-in: 8:30am; Session: 9am-1:30pm. Lāhaina Jodo Mission – (12 Alamoana St., Lāhainā). If you have signed up and cannot attend or if you’d like an entry form contact: Nancy Young 808 205 1389 or Nncyoung@gmail.com

LEI MAKING WORKSHOP: TI LEAF LEI (W/ FLOWERS) HAKU STYLE – Spend the afternoon learning to make a special type of lei using ti leaves and flowers. You’ll walk away with a beautiful handmade lei to wear or share with someone special. Rose will teach a haku (braided) ti leaf style and will supply all the greens and florals that you will need. $35-40. March 28, 12-2pm. Hui Noʻeau Visual Arts Center (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); Huinoeau.com

Courtesy Huinoeau.com

ONGOING ARTSY STUFF

CREATIVE GENIUSES ART CLASS – Keiki use their imagination to create unique artwork. Class is held via Zoom. Ongoing Wednesdays. Class Times: 2:30-3:15pm (grades 1-3); 3:30-4:15pm (grades 3-5). Maui Hui Malama, 808-244-5911; Mauihui.org

LEI PO‘O MAKING – Learn how to weave basic Ti leaf lei using flowers and ferns that can be worn on the head or around the neck. Ongoing Mondays, 2:30-3:30pm; Ongoing Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30pm. The Shops at Wailea (3750 Wailea Alanui Dr.); 808-891-6770; Theshopsatwailea.com

LIFE DRAWING – Join a unique non-instruction drawing class. To reserve or for more info, call or text. $5 (students); $15 (adults); $40 (4 sessions). Ongoing Wednesdays, 6-9pm. Gallery Lele at Keawe Center (40 Kupuohi, Lāhainā); 808-205-1389.

ART CLASSES – Let your inner artist come out! A different theme is offered each day. Ongoing Wednesdays-Sundays. Island Art Party (1279 S Kīhei Rd.); 808-419-6020; Islandartparty.com

COCONUT FROND WEAVING – Weaving was a highly developed skill that Hawaiians used to make baskets, mats, jewelry and toys for the keiki. Learn how to make your very own keepsake. Ongoing Thursdays, 4:30-5:30pm. The Shops at Wailea (3750 Wailea Alanui Dr.); 808-891-6770; Theshopsatwailea.com

ART NIGHT – Walk through Lāhainā’s Historic District and visit local galleries with live music and art demonstrations. Find all participating 20+ galleries online. Ongoing Fridays, 5-8pm. Lahainarestoration.org 

CRAFT FAIRS

HYATT’S REGENCY MAUI – Thursdays, 9:30am-3pm. (180 Nohea Kai Dr., Lāhainā); 808-268-9822; Mauifinestcraftfairs.com

LĀHAINA CANNERY MALL – Fridays & Saturdays, 9am-4pm. (1221 HI-30, Lāhainā); Lahainaarts.com

LAHAINA GATEWAY CENTER – Sundays, 9am-2pm. (305 Keawe St, Lāhainā); Mauigiftandcraftfair.com

MARRIOTT’S CRAFT FAIR – Wednesdays, 9am-3pm. (100 Nohea Kai Dr., Lāhainā); Mauifinestcraftfairs.com

MAUI SWAP MEET – Saturdays, 7am-1pm. (310 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-244-2133; Mauihawaii.org

SHERATON MAUI RESORT – Sundays, 9am-3pm. (2605 Kāʻanapali Pkwy.); Mauifinestcraftfairs.com

THE WESTIN KAʻANAPALI RESORT –  Tuesdays & Fridays, 7am-1pm. (6 Kai Ala Dr., Lāhainā); 808-268-9822; Mauifinestcraftfairs.com

THE WESTIN NANEA OCEAN VILLAS  – Mondays, 9am-3pm. (45 Kai Malina Pkwy.., Lāhainā); Mauifinestcraftfairs.com

THE WESTIN KAʻANAPALI RESORT –  Saturdays, 9am-3pm. (2605 Kāʻanapali Pkwy.); Mauifinestcraftfairs.com

FOODIE

POKÉ OF THE MONTH – This month offers the TexMex Poke:  ʻahi tuna tossed in lime juice and chili flakes, white rice with black beans, tequila glazed corn salsa, topped with avocado crema, with tortilla chips. Offered throughout the month of March. Down the Hatch (658 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-661-4900; DTHmaui.com

PANG’S POKE AT LUANA LOUNGE – Pull up the best seat in the house and enjoy a taste of Hawai‘i’s modern culture through poke, cocktails, and live music. Ongoing Sundays-Fridays, 4-8pm. Fairmont Kea Lani (4100 Wailea Alanui, Wailea); 808-875-4100; Fairmont-kea-lani.com

GUIDED CACAO FARM TOUR & CHOCOLATE TASTING – Your journey begins at the largest chocolate factory in the state of Hawaiʻi. This interactive and educational tour introduces you to cacao trees, the hands-on fruit harvesting techniques, and finishes with an exclusive 9-piece tasting of award-winning chocolate. Tours happen daily every half hour between 9am-3:30pm. Maui Kuʻia Chocolate Estates (78 Ulupono St., Lāhainā); 808-793-6651; Mauichocolatetour.com

THE MYTHS OF MAUI LU‘AU – Go on a voyage through Polynesia. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet of Hawai‘i’s finest cuisine and complimentary cocktails. The beautiful hula and exciting fire knife dance will leave you breathless. Offered daily. Book online. Royal Lahaina Resort (2780 Keka‘a Dr., Lāhainā); 800-222-5642; Royallahaina.com/luau

MAUI LU‘AUS – Take a historical journey, indulge in Hawaiian dishes and handcrafted cocktails, experience an imu ceremony, watch a fire knife show, and try hula. Offered daily. Go online to find the lu‘au for you. Mauiluau.com

DINNER CRUISES – Cruise in style for a fun-filled night on the water with spectacular views and delicious island food. Offered daily. Contact for available offers. Activityauthority.com

EXOTIC FRUIT ADVENTURE – Explore the farm aboard Kawasaki 4-WD “Mules.” Stop to pick and sample a variety of exotic fruit right from the tree. At the end of the tour, pack a large box of fruit to take home. Ongoing Mondays & Fridays. $375. Ono Organic Farms (149 Hāna Hwy.); 808-268-1784; Onofarms.com 

MONDAY INDUSTRY NIGHT – Industry workers can enjoy live music and receive 20 percent off all food and 50 percent off all beverages. (industry proof required). 50% off all beverages. Ongoing Mondays, 1pm-close. Paia Bay Coffee Bar (115 Hāna Hwy., Pāʻia); 808-578-3111; Paiabaycoffee.com

WILD FOODS HIKE – Internationally recognized wild food forager Sunny Savage has taught thousands about wild foods. She turns her observations of the natural world into storied solutions on personal hikes. Hikes offered Tuesdays, Contact to schedule your hike. 808-206-8882; Support@sunnysavage.com; Sunnysavage.com

TACO TUESDAY – Ongoing Tuesdays, 1pm-close. Paia Bay Coffee Bar (115 Hāna Hwy., Pāʻia); 808-578-3111; Paiabaycoffee.com

THE BEACH CLUB LUAU – The conch sounds and the celebration begins with live music, Hawaiian and Tahitian dancers, a fire knife show, all with panoramic views of Maui’s famous sunset. Gourmet luau favorites alongside a bar with select cocktails and beer. Ongoing Tuesdays, 5:30pm. Montage Kapalua Bay, (1 Bay Dr. Lāhaina);  808-662-6627; Montagehotels.com

WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY- Cool off on the North, all Bottles of wine are $20. Ongoing Wednesdays. Paia Bay Coffee Bar (115 Hāna Hwy., Pāʻia); 808-578-3111; Paiabaycoffee.com

MALA ‘TIL MIDNIGHT – Indulge in the Kitchen Assassin Chef Alvin Savella’s raw fish & Wagyu menu. Enjoy selections like spicy ‘ahi poke salad, sashimi, and the assassin burger. Plus select cocktails too! Ongoing Fridays & Saturdays, 10pm-12am. Mala Tavern (1307 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-667-9394; Malatavern.com/late-night-menu 

WEEKEND TASTINGS – CHOCOLATE LAULIMA. Enjoy a signature, guided chocolate tasting while also giving back to the community! Join in a 9-piece chocolate tasting. All proceeds from this tour will benefit Maui-based Chocolate Laulima nonprofit partners. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays, 12:30pm. Maui Ku’ia Chocolate Estates (78 Ulupono St., Lāhainā); 808-793-6651; Mauichocolatetour.com

SERIOUSLY SANDWICH SUNDAYS! – Satisfy your Sunday cravings, with more than just a sandwich. Enjoy sweet bread, American cheese, kalua pig, jalapeno bacon macaroni n’ cheese, and Alabama style white bbq sauce on the side. Ongoing Sundays, 10am. Down the Hatch (658 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-661-4900; DTHmaui.com

SUNDAY BRUNCH – Enjoy a crafted brunch menu by Executive Chef Roger Stettler. Kevin Brown entertains with a live slack key guitar performance, which is accompanied by a beautiful hula dance. Ongoing Sundays, 11am-1pm. Taverna Restaurant (200 Village Rd., Kapalua); 808-667-2426; Tavernamaui.com

SUNDAY BRUNCH AT KO – Featuring plantation inspired local favorites with live music, mimosa flights and Bloody Mary specials. Kamaʻaina receive 25% off (limited time only and Hawaiʻi ID required). Ongoing Sundays, 11am-2pm. Fairmont Kea Lani (4100 Wailea Alanui, Wailea); 808-875-4100; Korestaurant.com

CELEBRATE NATIONAL PI DAY – Kimo’s Original Hula Pie, made with macadamia nut ice cream piled high on a chocolate cookie crust and topped with chocolate fudge, whipped cream, and more macadamia nuts. March 14. Kimo’s (845 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-661-4811; Kimosmaui.com

“UPCOUNTRY EATS FOR EDUCATION” FUNDRAISER – Join the Kekaulike Foundation, Pukalani Superette, Twin Falls Fruit Stand, Da Fish Shack, and Pizza Fresh as they raise funds for all upcountry school students. Participating businesses will donate a portion of their proceeds to the Foundation. March 16. Details can be found at: Kekaulikefoundation.org 

GROW SOME GOOD FUNDRAISING DINNER – Positive impacts are on the menu. Support the local organization as they put power in the punch while they put it on the plate! This event includes menu features made with ingredients that can all be easily gardened at home such as an eggplant katsu with green curry crema and purple potato mash, a mouth watering roasted squash bisque with macadamia nut cream and grilled pineapple as well as a fresh chili, cucumber and tomato salad to name a few. At the bar, they will be serving Pau vodka signature cocktails made with their handcrafted local fruit and flora elixirs. Proceeds from this event will be directed to support the organization, as they believe in a mission to cultivate a healthy community by strengthening local agriculture and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. To make a reservation send an email to: Mokuroots@gmail.com and you will get a reservation confirmation. March 24, 5pm. Moku Roots (335 Keawe St., Napili); Mokuroots.com; Growsomegood.org

CHAMPAGNE HALE – Experience an exclusive Champagne lounge by the sea at The Cliff House. The pop-up bar and lounge features an exclusive and intimate evening, with an array of premium Veuve Clicquot Champagnes accompanied by a menu of small bites and delights. 21+. March 25 & 26. Seating Times: 3:30 pm & 5:30 pm. Reservations with $35 cover charge per person required. Montage Kapalua Bay (1 Bay Dr., Lāhainā); 808-662-6627; Champagne-hale.eventbrite.com

SIP N SHOP – Support small local businesses while enjoying refreshing cocktails and a bite to eat! Business’ features are: Maui Shellery, She Shells Hawaii, One Love Body Sould, Jewels of Maui, Art with Love and R3 by Ari. No cover. March 26, 12-4pm. Da Playground Maui, (300 Ma‘alaea Rd., Wailuku); 808-727-2571; Daplaygroundmaui.com

Courtesy Mauihui.org

FOODIE CLASSES

COCONUT HUSKING – See demonstrations of traditional and modern methods in coconut husking. Ongoing Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30pm. The Shops at Wailea (3750 Wailea Alanui Dr.); 808-891-6770; Theshopsatwailea.com

MAKAʻAKA LOʻI – Kumu Penny, will teach keiki all about the different aspects of kalo, from how to make a loʻi to caring for and cooking kalo. She will also show how to make poi pounders from pohaku (stone) the traditional way. Students will also learn ecology, sustainability, hydrology, history, art and much more. Ongoing Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm. Maui Hui Malama, 808-244-5911; Mauihui.org

FARMERS MARKETS

AUMAKUA KAVA LOUNGE – Sundays, 5-7pm. (149 Hāna Hwy., Pāʻia); Aumakuakava.com

HĀNA FARMERS MARKET – Fridays, 3-4:30pm. (Hāna Hwy); Hanafarmersmarket.com

LĀHAINA JODO MISSION – 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 4-7pm. (12 Alamoana St., Lāhainā).

FRESH FARMERS MARKET – Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 8am-4pm. (275 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); Queenkaahumanucenter.com

MAUI SUNDAY MARKET – Sundays, 4-8pm. (65 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); Mauisundaymarket.com

NAPILI FARMERS MARKET – Wednesdays, 8am-12pm. (4900 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Napili); 808-633-5060; Napilifarmersmarket.com

POʻOKELA FARMERS MARKET – Wednesdays, 8am-4pm. (200 Olinda Rd., Makawao); 808-419-1570

SUNSET MARKET – 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 4-7pm. (100 Wailea Ike Dr.); Waileavillage.com 

UPCOUNTRY FARMERS MARKET – Saturdays, 7-11am. (55 Kiopaa St., Pukalani); 808-572-8122; Upcountryfarmersmarket.com

COMMUNITY

BINHI AT ANI 2022 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION – For 2022, at least ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Applicants must be a resident of the island of Maui, must be scheduled to graduate in 2022 from a high school on Maui. Check with your high school counselor for an application. Contact Scholarship chairperson Michelle Balala at 808-268-8915 or michelle_balala@live.com if you have any questions. Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center, Binhiatani.org

COMMUNITY INPUT SOUGHT – The County of Maui Department of Planning is seeking community review and comment on the initial steps to identify and map parcels that may be eligible for designation as Important Agricultural Lands under state law. The law aims to preserve the highest quality agricultural lands in each county for current and future agricultural use and food security. Comments are accepted until April 30. Visit the project website to review and provide comments: Pacificcartography.mysocialpinpoint.com/maui-ial-mapping-project. For more information, contact the Planning Department at: Planning@mauicounty.gov

HANA RESIDENTIAL SCRAP METALS RECYCLING EVENT – This event is “first-come, first-served.” No appointments are necessary. Drop offs from residents will be accepted; no business drop offs will be allowed. Space is limited. So, if daily capacities are reached, the event will close for that day and reopen the next morning. Residents are asked to drop off only loose scrap metals and appliances not containing refrigerants. These include washers, dryers, dishwashers, ranges/stoves and water heaters. Any items containing refrigerants (Freon), such as refrigerators, freezers, water coolers or air conditioning units will not be accepted at this event. Other items that will not be accepted include tires, auto batteries, propane tanks and electronics. For more information, please call the County Abandoned Vehicles & Metals Hotline at 808-270-6102. March 3-5, 8am-2:30pm (each day). Hāna Landfill (HI-360, Hāna). 

GRAND OPENING KRANK CYCLES 2ND LOCATION! – Easily accessible by air, land, and sea and just 2 miles from the airport, making it even easier for you to get your Krank Cycles fix. Celebrate with them for a chance to win awesome raffle prizes, including a Cannondale Mountain bike. They will also be providing free on the spot bicycle adjustments. March 5, 10am-2pm. Krank Cycles (270 Dairy Rd., Kahului); Krankmaui.com

DELIVERY DRIVERS & VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – MAR 12. Kokua needed! Maui United Way’s Kaukau 4 Keiki Program is looking for more volunteers to help at the distribution hub and with making deliverie. If you are available to help, please go online to see what spots are available. Once you sign up online, you will be given a confirmation. Click 

TESTIFY TO HELP PROTECT & PRESERVE POHAKEA WATERSHED – The Pohakea Watershed, located across Honoapiʻilani Highway from Maui Ocean Center may look quiet and serene — which it is — but it’s also the focus of an energetic community-based effort to protect 257.8 acres that had been slated for development. The goal is to place this land under the ownership and management of the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife as part of a “State Forestry Reserve” to allow for active management and protection for the entire watershed from wildfires and sediment runoff into Māʻalaea Bay. Testify to urge the commissioners to allocate $1 million from the state Land Conservation Fund toward the purchase of these 257.8 acres of “Pohakea Watershed Lands (Māʻalaea Mauka).” Public testimony may be limited to 3 minutes. March 11, 9:45am via Zoom. Learn how to testify. 

GO GREEN RECYCLING – Important service for residents of West Maui allows residents to responsibly dispose of bulky-items like air conditioners, batteries (lead acid only), washers and dryers, microwaves, refrigerators, tires, scrap metal, and electronics. Appointment-required. March 19, 9am-12pm. Behind Lāhainā District Court (1870 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy.); MalamaMauiNui.org/GoGreen

AN AFTERNOON WITH AUTHOR SCOTT KIKKAWA – . Talking about his newest book “Red Dirt,” Scott shares his depiction of 1950s Honolulu Police Department Detective Sergeant Francis “Sheik” Yoshikawa, a Japanese American Nisei veteran of World War II. Enjoy a compelling mystery with a breathtaking, unexpected ending, followed by a book signing. March 19, 1:30pm. Nisei Veterans Memorial Center (665 Kahului Beach Rd., Kahului); 808-244-6862; NVMC.org

EMAIL MARKETING WEBINAR – Lance Luke is a best selling author, media broadcaster, and construction expert, who’ll be sharing his insight on Email Marketing program and how to make it personal. March 24, 9-10am. This is an online workshop. Register at: Score.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_M8sJgK2BR8Gszq3lRewXRw

KEKAULIKE HIGH SCHOOL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATION – The Kekaulike Foundation will be awarding multiple scholarships in various amounts to qualifying seniors graduating from King Kekaulike in 2022. Completed applications must be submitted by March 25, 2022. Go online for qualifications and to apply. Kekaulikefoundation.org 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT – The following items will be collected: aerosols, antifreeze, batteries, fire extinguishers, fluorescent bulbs, oil based paints, pesticides, solvents and thermometers, (ask about more). Collection takes place on March 27. Appointment is required via phone by March 18. Unscheduled drop-offs will not be accepted. Cameron Chemical Corp, 808-695-2999; Mauicounty.gov/recycle

CIM ACCEPTING SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATIONS – The Construction Industry of Maui (CIM) is accepting applications to benefit students who plan to work in the Maui construction and design industry. The Bob Poulson CIM Scholarships, which encourage students to obtain higher education will award two scholarships of $20,000 each. Go online for qualifications and to apply. Application deadline is May 1. The Construction Industry of Maui Advisory Board, Cimmaui.com

ULTIMATE OPEN JUMP – Jump your heart out during open jump. $22-$40. Kama‘aina: $17-$35. Socks require or purchase for $2. Sundays-Thursdays: 12-6pm; Fridays-Saturdays: 12-8pm. Ultimate Air Trampoline Park (21 La‘a St., Wailuku); 808-214-JUMP; Ultimateairmaui.com

ULTIMATE TODDLER TIME – Bring your keiki to burn off that energy while having tons of fun. $22-$40. Kama‘aina: $17-$35. Socks require or purchase for $2. Ongoing Mondays, Fridays & Saturdays, 10am-12pm. Ultimate Air Trampoline Park (21 La‘a St., Wailuku); 808-214-JUMP; Ultimateairmaui.com

A LOOK AT MISSIONARY LIFE IN A HAWAIIAN VILLAGE -The oldest house still standing on the island is a recognizable landmark in the heart of historic Lāhainā. Built between 1834-35 in what was then referred to as the “missionary compound.” Admission: $7 (Adults); $5 (Seniors/HI Residents/Military/Veterans); Free: (Members & Children 12 & under). Ongoing Wednesdays-Fridays. Tours begin every half hour. Self-guided: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10am-4pm; Candle Lit: Fridays, 5pm-8pm. Baldwin Home Museum (120 Dickenson St., Lāhainā); 808-661-3262; Lahainarestoration.org

Courtesy Filmfreeway.com

COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS

WHERE DOES WATER WASTE GO WHEN YOU FLUSH? – The average person flushes their toilet five times per day. But when you flush, do you know where your wastewater goes and what impacts it has on the ocean where you surf or swim, the beaches where you play and the fish that you eat from our coastal waters? Meet the new FlushAware app’s developer, Travis Liggett and learn more about where wastewater goes when you flush your toilet on Maui. The event will be held via Zoom on March 2, at 5:30pm. To reserve your spot, visit: Bit.ly/FlushAwareWebinar

THE NON-PROFIT MARKETING SUMMIT – Move your nonprofit forward in 2022, and pick up valuable advice in high-impact sessions. Join 15,000+ professionals to learn from top thought-leaders from the most impactful nonprofits in the world. March 8-10. Sign up online. Nonprofitmarketingsummit.org

BECOMING A BEST SELLING AUTHOR BY PATRICK SNOW – In this seminar you will learn three publishing options, top five requirements for becoming a best-selling author, and 18 mistakes to avoid. March 18, 12-1:30pm. This is an online workshop. Register at: Conta.cc/3vfn20i

THE 16TH ANNUAL WHALE TALES – The virtual streaming event will feature more than 30 leading experts sharing their work from around the globe, registered attendees will have access to a two-day live-stream event, an on-demand video learning library, interactive educational experiences, keiki video lessons and learning resources, a marine education expo, and a silent auction to support local whale research efforts. March 26 & 27. Whaletales.org

ʻUKULELE HAUʻOLI – Learn the history of ʻukulele. Ongoing Tuesdays & Fridays, 10am & 1pm. Montage Kapalua Bay (1 Bay Dr. Lāhainā); 833-779-7951; Montagehotels.com

INVEST LIKE A PRO WITH CONFIDENCE – It’s possible to build REAL wealth through real estate. The advantages are available to individuals like you. Learn examples of education that offers a wide variety of strategies for real estate investors, entrepreneurs and business owners. Training is customizable and can be designed around your interests and schedule. FREE. Ongoing Wednesdays 4-6pm; Thursdays, 3-5pm; Saturdays, 5-7am. Wardell Cooke, 808-561-7757; Wxcooke@gmail.com; Eventbrite.com

PAPA HULA – Discover the art of Hawaiian hula while having a great time at this dance workshop. Lessons include an overview of the music and instruments, the costume, and meaning of dance movements. Ongoing Fridays, 4-5pm. The Shops at Wailea (3750 Wailea Alanui Dr.); 808-891-6770; Theshopsatwailea.com

courtesy mauionstage.com

KEIKI FUN

KEIKI NATURE DAY CAMP – Come join accredited educators and experienced camp counselors in a day of gardening, nature arts & crafts, outdoor games, fire-building, nature skills and more. Select Saturdays, 9am-3pm. Laulima Garden Ohana (Haʻiku); Laulimagardenohana.com

SPRING CAMP KALUANUI – Camp Kaluanui offers a diverse visual arts curriculum geared to exercise imaginations, keep the body active, and develop individual self-expression and creativity—while having fun at the same time! Campers paint, design, construct, sculpt, draw, and play their way through exciting artistic activities each day. Each day offers hands-on projects and a variety of art materials to explore! March 7-24, Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm. Hui Noʻeau Visual Arts Center (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); Huinoeau.com

COASTAL CAMP – A hands-on coastal science adventure, with art, games and tech. There will be field trips to Koheo Wetlands and One Aliʻi Park. Free t-shirt and snacks provided, home lunch required. Drop-off/pick-up at Kaunakakai School. Registration deadline is March 4. Camp runs, March 14 & 15, 8am-2pm each day. Learning Endevors, 802-734-3322; Info@learningendeavors.org; Learningendeavors.org

SPRING BREAK WETLANDS CAMP FOR AGES 7-12 – A citizen science adventure camp. Hands-on and outdoors. Schedule: Day 1: Kealia Ponds Natl. Wildlife Refuge – Drop-off/pick-up at the Main Entrance; Day 2: Kealia Ponds Natl. Wildlife Refuge – Drop-off/pick-up at the Boardwalk; Day 3: Lāʻie Wetlands – Drop-off/pick-up at Lokelani Intermediate School; Day 4: Lāʻie Wetlands – Drop-off/pick-up at Lokelani Intermediate School. Tuition Rates: $225 (Kamaʻaina); $295 (Visitor). March 14-17, 9am-2pm each day. Learning Endevors, 802-734-2830; 808-281-3106; Info@learningendeavors.org; Learningendeavors.org

CREATIVE CRITTERS – For budding actors ages 5-7 who are interested in exploring drama, dance, music, singing, visual arts and creative play. $150. March 21-May 23, Mondays, 3:30-4:30pm. Maui OnStage (Queen Kaʻahumanu Center); Mauionstage.com

ACTING LAB – Explore movement, vocalization, character development and ensemble-building. Through workshop exercises, students begin to develop acting skills needed to create truthful characters. $150. March 21-May 23, Mondays, 5-6pm (youth ages 8-10); Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm (tween ages 11-13). Maui OnStage (Queen Kaʻahumanu Center); Mauionstage.com

INTERMEDIATE ACTING LAB – For students ages 14-18 who have been in productions or acting classes and want to deepen their skills in character development, auditioning, and collaborating with other actors. $225. March 22-May 24, Tuesdays, 3:30-5pm. Maui OnStage (Queen Kaʻahumanu Center); Mauionstage.com

MUSICAL THEATER – MAR 24-26. Go deeper into the craft of musical theatre performance by learning to convey emotion and character in song, scene and movement. Students ages 8-12 will learn to analyze scripts and songs for performance, learn correct terminology, and illustrate an understanding of musical theater basics. $225. Thursdays, 3:30-5pm. Maui OnStage (Queen Kaʻahumanu Center); Mauionstage.com

YOUTH TAP – MAR 24-26. Designed to nurture students ages 11-15 to develop rhythm, style and sound while exploring a variety of tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm tap. $150. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. Maui OnStage (Queen Kaʻahumanu Center); Mauionstage.com

TEEN IMPROV – MAR 25-MAY 25. Students ages 13-18 will explore improvisation through games, techniques, and concepts and will learn to become more spontaneous, creative, playful, and imaginative. $225. Wednesdays, 5-6:30pm. Maui OnStage (Queen Kaʻahumanu Center); Mauionstage.com

LOCAL SPORTS

MAUI PADDLE & CANOE CLUBS – Paddling enthusiasts can join clubs across the island to share their love of rowing and the water. A dozen clubs for various skill and experience levels can be found on the North Shore and East, West, and South sides. A list of clubs with contact information can be found at: Mauipaddle.com

LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL – Little League baseball is in full swing islandwide. For schedules and information: Central Maui: 808-573-1824; South Maui: 808-268-1064; West Maui: 808-269-7140); Upcountry: 808-214-4501.

MAUI ADULT BASEBALL LEAGUE – It isn’t the pros, but the Maui Adult Baseball League features passionate players and squads with names like the Kihei Centipedes, La Perouse Pirates, and Upcountry Dirtbags. Games are on Sundays and the occasional weekday and run through April 10 at Maehara Stadium (225 Kanaloa Ave. Wailuku), as well as at ballparks in Kīhei and Lāhainā. Mauiadultbaseball.com

PICKLEBALL – Games are played daily, from 7am-7pm at Waipuilani Park in KĪhei; Tuesdays-Thursdays, 5-8pm at the upper tennis courts at War Memorial complex in Wailuku; daily from 7am-8pm at the Lahaina Civic Center; daily, 7am-7pm at Napili Park; Tuesdays-Thursdays, 7am-7pm; Tuesdays-Thursdays from 8am-12pm, at Kula Community Center; and on Wednesdays, 9-11am and Saturdays from 8am-12pm at the Eddie Tam Gym in Makawao. Beginners are welcome to come learn this popular hybrid of tennis and ping pong. MauiTPA.com

HEALTH & WELLNESS

THE 11TH ANNUAL MAUI 5K RUN AND WALK – Support our Maui Nui schools, and show your silly side with a marine-themed costume or sport your school, corporate, or organization’s colors when you participate. Funds raised Maui Nui schools to purchase physical fitness equipment, expand athletic programs, and more. March 6. Go online for details and registration. Maui Ocean Center, Mauioceancenter.com

VIRTUAL STROKE SUPPORT GROUP – Program provides education, encouragement, and helpful resources to individuals recovering from stroke or caregivers. Meetings focus on different topics with guest speakers. Request link to meeting by emailing Mariah.Mossman@kp.org. March 16. Ongoing every 3rd Wednesday, 4-5pm. Maui Health (221 Mahalani St., Wailuku); 808-244-9056; Mauihealth.org

BODY IN BALANCE CLASSES – Barre Sculpting & Toning, Aerial Yoga Hammock, Functional Barre, Functional Flexibility and more. Offered daily. Contact for schedule. Body in Balance at Emerald Plaza (142 Kupuohi St., Lāhainā); 808-661-1116; Bodybalancemaui.com

OUTDOOR YOGA – Join Certified Yoga Teacher Sandy Callendar in a gentle approach to traditional yoga postures. Experience stillness, balance the body & mind and feel more relaxed & recharged. Work from whatever level of fitness you bring – no experience needed. Bring a towel or mat. $10. Ongoing Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8-9:15am. Waipuilani Park (Kīhei); 808-214-2766

MIND BODY CYCLE – Join 45 minutes of beat-based, cardio blast ride. This is a full-body cycling class to get physical in a socially engaging and exciting atmosphere! Ongoing, Mondays & Tuesdays, 5:30pm; Ongoing Fridays, 8:30am. Enjoy the Ride MAUI at Emerald Plaza (118 Kupuohi St., Lāhainā); 808-667-7772; Enjoytheridemaui.com

SPIN REVOLUTION – High intensity class followed by a Military boot camp-inspired segment! Bring a yoga mat. Ongoing Fridays, 5:30pm. Enjoy the Ride MAUI at Emerald Plaza (118 Kupuohi St., Lāhainā); 808-667-7772; Enjoytheridemaui.com

SUNDAY SUNSET RESTORATIVE YOGA + SOUND BOWLS – Slow gentle movement designed to restore the body and calm nervous system. Receive healing powers of the sound bowls, reconnecting body and mind to its harmonic vibration. $20. Ongoing Sundays, 5pm. Wailea Healing Center (120 Kaukahi St.,  Kīhei); Eventbrite.com

NATURE ADVENTURES

INTERACTIVE FARM TOUR – Come experience our wide variety of unique sub-tropic plants, learn about gardening techniques that can help any backyard garden, and have something fun for the whole family to do—all with a delicious farm-to-table snack, to boot. Select Saturdays, 9-10:30am.  Laulima Garden Ohana (Haʻiku); Laulimagardenohana.com

ACTIVITIES ON MAUI – Tours, hikes and lessons: scuba diving, surfing & snorkeling. Contact for schedules. Activityauthority.com

ECO ADVENTURES – Thrilling zipline tours over waterfalls, sunrises at the summit of Haleakalā, and Road to Hana tour. Contact for offerings. 808-878-8400; Skylinehawaii.com

MAUI BEE TOUR – Join a unique and immersive look into the world of honeybees. Explore the internal workings of bee hives with an experienced beekeeper and taste honey directly from the hives. $65. Ongoing Mondays-Fridays. Tour times: 9am, 11am & 1pm. The Maui Bee Tour and Lahaina Honey Co. (700 Punakea Lp., Lāhainā); 808-793-4660; Mauibeetour.com

SUGAR MUSEUM TOUR – Home to a wide variety of exhibits, explore and learn about sugar and plantation history. Exhibits depict 168 years of “King Sugar,” a chapter in Maui’s history that impacted the island’s landscape and multiculturalism. Ongoing Mondays-Wednesdays, 10am-2pm. Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum (3957 Hansen Rd, Kahului); Sugarmuseum.com

KAHUMOKU FARM TOUR – Join Hawai‘i’s Renaissance Man, uncle George Kahumoku, Jr. and learn the cultural and nutritional benefits of farming and become familiar with ancient Polynesian canoe plants. For lunch, pick vegetables right from the garden and enjoy George’s Grammy winning songs. Ongoing Fridays & Saturdays, 8am. Cliffs at Kahakuloa (555 Kaukini Lp., Wailuku); 808-280-9948; Kahumoku.com

FARM TOURS – Meet friendly animals, see how food grows, and learn how to start a garden. March 12. Offered every second Saturday, 9-11am. The Maui Farm (Makawao); 808-579-8271; Themauifarm.org

HSA HONOLUA SURF CO LEGENDS OF THE BAY – REGISTRATION CLOSES MARCH 31. Divisions for this event include: Open Men, Open Women, Open Longboard, Girls U14, Girls 14-15, Boys U12, Boys 12-13, Boys 14-15, and Boys 16-17. Sign-up and details online. Hawaii Surfing Association (Honolua Bay); Hsamaui.org

courtesy mauiculturelands.org

VOLUNTEERING

MĀLAMA HAWAI’I VOLUNTOURISM PROGRAM – Learn about Maui’s rich history by measuring, describing, photographing, and transcribing historic artifacts and documents from Lāhainā’s past, including Kingdom of Hawai‘i, Missionary, Whaling and Sugar eras. Offered Tuesdays & Thursdays. Lahainarestoration.org

WEED AND POT CLUB – MAR 2. If you love working with native plants, then spend your morning helping the Gardens thrive through weeding and propagation. Volunteers will help to maintain the public native Hawaiian plant garden by weeding and then potting up plants in the nursery. Come prepared to work with covered shoes and gardening attire. Gloves, tools, snacks, and drinks are provided. Both residents and visitors are welcome. Free (members); $10 (non-members). Ongoing Wednesdays, 8am-10:30am. Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (150 Kanaloa Ave., Kahului); 808-249-2798; MNBG.org

OLOWALU CULTURAL RESERVE – Learn about the environment and the culture of Native Hawaiian land and practices, while malama ‘āina. Help to preserve the biodiversity and beauty of Olowalu reef, which provides food and shelter to marine species and coral habitat. Ongoing Wednesdays & Thursdays. Sign up online. Kipuka Olowalu, Kipukaolowalu.com

WAIHEʻE COASTAL DUNES & WETLAND REFUGE – Connect with nature and work the soil. Volunteers will help with restoration and conservation projects, land stewardship. Ongoing Fridays, 8am-12pm, and every third Saturday, 8-11am. Waiheʻe Coastal Dunes Base Yard (Halewaiu Rd., Wailuku); 808-744-AINA; Hilt.org

HONOKOWAI VALLEY – Beneath the foliage at Honokowai Valley lay numerous archaeological sites, including homes, farms, trails, and heiaus. Join regular maintenance projects dedicated to preserving the valley. Ongoing Saturdays. Maui Cultural Land. (1 Puʻukoliʻi Rd., Lāhainā); 808-276-5593; EkoluMCL@hawaii.rr.com; Mauiculturallands.org

LIVE MUSIC

Central

DA PLAYGROUND – Fri, Sat & Sun: Live Music. (300 Maʻalaea Rd.); 808-727-2571; Daplaygroundmaui.com

LAS PINATAS OF MAUI – Sun: 7-9pm. (395 Dairy Rd., Kahului); 808-877-8707; Pinatasmaui.com

MAUI COFFEE ATTIC – Daily: Live Music. (59 Kanoa St., Wailuku); 808-250-9555; Mauicoffeeattic.com

North

FARM STAND FOOD TRUCK COURT – Fri: 6-9pm. (111 Stable Rd., Pāʻia).

ISLAND FRESH CAFE – Sun: 12:30-2:30pm; Wed: 11:30am-1:30pm; Sat: 12:30-2:30pm. (381 Baldwin Ave., Pāʻia); 808-446-0298; Islandfreshmaui.com

PA‘IA BAY COFFEE BAR – Sun: 11am-1pm. (115 Hāna Hwy., Pāʻia); 808-578-3111; Paiabaycoffee.com

South

DIAMONDS ICE BAR & GRILL – Sat & Sun: Jazz Brunch 10am-12pm. (1279 S Kīhei Rd.); 808-874-9299

HALE KAVA – Sat & Sun: Live Music 8-10pm. (1794 S Kīhei Rd.); 808-344-0427

MAUI BREWING CO. – Daily: 6:30-8:30pm. (605 Lipoa Pkwy., Kīhei); 808-201-2337; Mauibrewingco.com

MONKEYPOD KITCHEN – Daily: 12-2pm & 6-8pm. (10 Wailea Gateway Pl.); 808-891-2322; Monkeypodkitchen.com

MULLIGANS ON THE BLUE – Daily: 6-8pm. (100 Kaukahi St., Wailea); 808-874-1131; Mulligansontheblue.com

NALUʻS SOUTH SHORE GRILL – Sun, Thu & Fri: 6:30pm; Mon-Wed & Sat: 7:30pm. (1280 S. Kīhei Rd.); 808-891-8650; Naluskihei.com

OHANA SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL – Daily: 6-9:30pm.(1945 S Kīhei Rd.); 808-868-3247; Ohanaseafoodbarangrill.com

PITA PARADISE – Sun: 6-8:30pm. (34 Wailea Gateway Pl.); 808-879-7177; Pitaparadisehawaii.com

SOUTH SHORE TIKI LOUNGE – Daily: 4-6pm. (Kīhei Kalama Village, 1913 S. Kīhei Rd.); 808-874-6444; Southshoretiki.com

WHAT ALES YOU – Wed: 6-8pm; Fri: 6:30-9pm. (Kīhei Kalama Village, 1913 S. Kīhei Rd.); 808-214-6581; Whatalesyoukihei.com

Upcountry

TOOHEY’S BUTCHERY & BISTRO – Wed-Sat: 6-9pm. (824 Kokomo Rd., Haʻiku); 808-856-0311; Tooheysbutchery.com

West

COOL CAT CAFE – Thu-Sun: 6:30-8:30pm. (658 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-667-0908; Coolcatcafe.com

DOWN THE HATCH – Mon-Sat: 8-10am & 3-5pm. (658 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-661-4900; DTHmaui.com

DUKES BEACH HOUSE – Daily: 5:30-8pm.(130 Kai Malina Pkwy, Lāhainā); 808-662-2900; Dukesmaui.com

FLEETWOOD’S ON FRONT ST. – Daily: 7:30-9:30pm. (744 Front St, Lāhainā); 808-669-6425; Fleetwoodsonfrontstreet.com

HUIHUI RESTAURANT – Daily: 2-5pm; 5:30-8:30pm. (2525 Kā‘anapali Pkwy., Lāhainā); 808-667-0124; Huihuirestaurant.com

HULA GRILL – Sun-Wed: 2-4pm & 6:30-9pm. (2435 Kā‘anapali Pkwy., Lāhainā); 808-667-6636; Hulagrillkaanapali.com

INU POOL BAR – Sun-Wed: 3:30-5:30pm. (The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas, 45 Kai Malina Pkwy., Kā‘anapali); 808-662-6300; Westinvacationclub.com

JAVA JAZZ – Daily: 7-10pm. (350 Lower Honoapiʻilani Rd., Lāhainā); 808-667-0787; Javajazzmaui.com

KIMOS – Daily: 6-8pm. (845 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-661-4811; Kimosmaui.com

KOHOLA BREWERY – Sun, Wed & Fri: 6-8pm; Thu & Sat: 5-7pm. (915 Honoapiʻilani Hwy., Lāhainā); 808-446-3007; Koholabrewery.com

MALA TAVERN – Daily: 2-4pm. (1307 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-667-9394; Malatavern.com

MONKEYPOD KITCHEN – Daily: 1-3pm, 4-6pm & 7-9pm. (2435 Kā‘anapali Pkwy., Lāhainā); 808-878-6763; Monkeypodkitchen.com

SHERATON MAUI RESORT – Sun: 9am-3pm. (2605 Kā‘anapali Pkwy., Lāhainā); 808-268-9822; Mauifinestcraftfairs.com

THE WHARF CINEMA – Mon-Thu: 5-7pm. (658 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-661-8748; Thewharfshops.com

THE DIRTY MONKEY – Daily: 3-5pm & 7-9pm. (844 Front St., Lāhainā); 808-419-6268; Thedirtymonkey.com

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Shan Kekahuna

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