MAUI TIMES’ MAY NŌ KA ‘OI EVENTS CALENDAR

O KALANI GALLERY EXHIBIT May 1-June 18 | Maui Arts & Cultural Center The gallery will Feature a contemporary Hawaiian art exhibit of works by Sean Kekamakupa‘aikapono Ka‘onohiokalani Lee Loy Browne and Imaikalani Kalahele. The exhibition includes sculptures and paintings not previously exhibited. The exhibit…...
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O KALANI GALLERY EXHIBIT

May 1-June 18 | Maui Arts & Cultural Center

The gallery will Feature a contemporary Hawaiian art exhibit of works by Sean Kekamakupa‘aikapono Ka‘onohiokalani Lee Loy Browne and Imaikalani Kalahele. The exhibition includes sculptures and paintings not previously exhibited. The exhibit title references the Hawaiian view of a relationship with the divine, which can be translated as “from the heavens,” and also acknowledges the names of both artists. 

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THE PRANKSTARS 

May 6 | Da Playground Maui

Bay Area’s best musicians mixed with some of Hawaiʻi’s best musicians in the Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia Band genre, are bringing the high energy and deep chewy jams. The night will feature music by Danny Eisenberg, Mike Meagher, Erica Jeski, Troll Garcia and Pete Grand. 

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GROWING HAWAIIAN ‘AWA

May 7 | Maui Nui Botanical Gardens

‘Awa (Piper methysticum) was an important medicine and ceremonial beverage in early Hawai‘i. This class will explore the heritage Hawaiian varieties of ‘awa by covering variety identification, planting methods, pest and disease control, and plant uses with cultural practitioner, Kaʻiana Runnels. 

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MOTHER’S DAY WITH ANUHEA

May 7 & 8 | Da Playground Maui

True to herself and all her realness, with her music open, honest, and vulnerable. Songwriting that speaks directly from her heart, in a unique delivery all her own. Anuhea has paved the way for many artists in the Hawaiʻi music scene and continues to be an inspiration to her fans, and aspiring young singers alike. Representing Hawai’i, her Hawaiian culture, language, and her humble beginnings by remaining down to Earth and connected with her fans and followers. She strives to elevate others by including as many as she can on her musical journey, whether it’s friends, family, fans, or fellow musicians. 

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MAUI CLASSICAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

May 13-22 | Various Locations 

A top musical experience for classical music on the Island. Now in the 40th season, world-renowned musicians again gather to perform programs that are sure to delight. 

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WIZARD OF OZ: THE DELETED SCENE

May 14-22 | Historic ‘Iao Theater 

What would happen if Dorothy didn’t follow the yellow brick road? See the hilarity of this clever parody that’s fun for all ages, with appearances by Hansel and Gretel, Jack & Jill, and more. See if the story will be rewritten and save the Wicked Witch of the West from her watery fate. 

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YET FILM TOUR 2022

May 19 | Maui Arts & Cultural Center 

Join an epic night of storytelling through film! The evening will include seven new films, including River Pirates featuring Maui’s Lauren Spalding and Beyond Sunset featuring Oʻahu’s Emily Erickson, along with special guest appearances and raffles for YETI gear. Everyone in attendance will receive a free piece of customized YETI Drinkware fueled by TINCUP Whiskey. Bring your blankets or low-rise beach chairs for seating on the lawn. All proceeds from this film tour will go toward preserving wild places through conservation partners.

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JEFF DYE COMEDY SHOW

May 20 | Da Playground Maui

Nationally touring comedian, actor, host, prankster and Bigfoot enthusiast, Dye has a passion for bringing love and positivity through laughter to everyone he encounters. He has performed on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” finished 3rd on “Last Comic Standing” and has had his own “Comedy Central Presents” special. Stop by for drinks and laughs. 

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MURDER IN THE NTH DEGREE

May 20-June 5 | ProArts Playhouse

What if Agatha Christie wrote Groundhog Day? This rip-roaring new comedy by local Maui writer and musician, James Nevius, will keep you on the edge of your seat and guessing what will happen next… and next… and next… 

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PETCO ADOPTION DAY

May 21 | Petco

The Maui Humane Society welcomes the community to check out some of the adoptable pets, and answer any questions. Along with pups, there will be cats and kittens ready to walk straight into your heart and your ʻohana! 

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MANAʻO RADIO’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY

May 22 | Maui Brewing Co. 

It’s a celebration marking twenty years on the air. The evening will feature sets by Kathy Collins, Gail Swanson, Dorothy Betz & Vince Esquire, the Hula Honeys, Steve Grimes, Justin Morris and Randall Rospond. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the DJ’s, purchase Manaʻo swag and make a donation. 

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HULIAU YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL

May 22 | IMUA Discovery Garden

Join a family-friendly outdoor showing of student films from the past two years of programs. Students will be there to introduce their work and food trucks will be on-site.

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SOLO ARTIST EXHIBITION 2022

May 27-July 22 | Hui Noʻeau Visual Arts Center

Challenging artists to envision and produce an innovative and cohesive body of work to be shown in a professional gallery setting. This exhibition advances careers, inspires community dialogue, and continues to define our local visual arts movement. This year, they welcome Terry Lopez and Nancy Young as the Hui’s Solo Artists. 

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PINT NIGHT FOR THE BIRDS

May 27 | Maui Brewing Co. 

Enjoy local beers while helping endangered species and enjoy a benefit night for the Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project. Half the pub profits from house beers sold will go towards protecting native birds on Maui.

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90’S NIGHT WITH DJ BLAST

May 27 | Da Playground Maui

Back from NYC DJ Blast thrills his audience by mixing music videos for an unforgettably immersive experience. Utilizing old school techniques on 2 Turntables combined with modern technology and pulling from every decade & genre Blast’s sessions are noteworthy for their musical narratives, as he crafts a story that will cater to the needs, feel and flow of the audience. With pulsating beats, theatrical elements and electric charisma to tell the story. 

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THE RETURN OF THE DOOMA SLIDESHOW

May 28 | Down the Hatch

Party with Dooma Photos and view the epic shots of Maui’s surfers taken over the past years. Enjoy food & drinks and live music from 3 Pounds of Kalo . 

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View complete list of events at: Calendar.mauitimes.org

To submit an event email: shan@mauitimes.org

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