Maui Times September Calendar of Events

Big Gigs Friday, September 17 BRS REVIEW WITH RON METOYER  – Great Blues, rock and soul music. $20 tables for 2 guests. 6pm. Maui Coffee Attic (59 Kanoa St., Wailuku); 808-250-9555; Mauicoffeeattic.com Saturday, September 18 BENNY UYETAKE CONCERT – Joined by James Somera and Tim…...
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Big Gigs

Friday, September 17

BRS REVIEW WITH RON METOYER  – Great Blues, rock and soul music. $20 tables for 2 guests. 6pm. Maui Coffee Attic (59 Kanoa St., Wailuku); 808-250-9555; Mauicoffeeattic.com

Saturday, September 18

BENNY UYETAKE CONCERT – Joined by James Somera and Tim Hackbarth, Benny and the gang will treat you to rock, blues and Island tunes. $30 table for 2 guests. 6pm. Maui Coffee Attic (59 Kanoa St.,Wailuku); 808-250-9555; Mauicoffeeattic.com

PARTIE FAVORS DRAG SHOW – This show will be memorable! These Drag Queens have pictures in the dictionary next to the word sickening! $30. Doors: 7pm; Show: 9pm. Wai Bar (45 N. Market St., Wailuku); 808-214-9829; Waibarmaui.com

OnStage

George Kahumoku Jr. & The Slack Key Show ‘Ohana Photo courtesy slackkeyshow.com

Tuesday, September 14

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

Wednesday, September 15

GEORGE KAHUMOKU JR. & THE SLACK KEY SHOW ‘OHANA – Also Sep 25 & 29. Once more, join the slack key ‘ohana featuring the combined musical talents of George Kahumoku Jr., Max Angel, JJ Jerome and Peter deAquino. $35-$60. Doors: 6pm: Show: 6:30pm. The Napili Kai Beach Resort Aloha Pavilion (5900 Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Lāhainā); 808-669-3858; SlackKeyShow.com

Saturday, September 18

STEPHEN INGLIS, GEORGE & THE SLACK KEY SHOW OHANA – Skilled on the acoustic & electric guitar, Inglis shares his love for Ki Ho‘alu, joined by George Kahumoku Jr. and JJ Jerome. $35-$60. Doors: 6pm: Show: 6:30pm. The Napili Kai Beach Resort Aloha Pavilion (5900 Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Lāhainā); 808-669-3858; SlackKeyShow.com

Wednesday, September 22

LED KAAPANA, GEORGE & THE SLACK KEY SHOW OHANA – Led Kaapana’s extraordinary baritone and falsetto voices, have made him a musical legend. Accompanying him is George Kahumoku Jr., Peter deAquino and JJ Jerome. $35-$60. Doors: 6pm: Show: 6:30pm. The Napili Kai Beach Resort Aloha Pavilion (5900 Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Napili); 808-669-3858; SlackKeyShow.com

Maui Foodie

Exotic Fruit Adventure Photo courtesy onofarms.com

Tuesday, September 14

MAUI’S FRESH PRODUCE FARMERS MARKET – Ongoing Tue, Wed and Fri. Find local produce, baked goods, fresh-cut flowers and so much more. 8am-4pm. Queen Ka‘ahumanu Shopping Center (275 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); Queenkaahumanucenter.com

Wednesday, September 15 

NAPILI FARMERS MARKET – Ongoing Wed and Sat. Shop for fresh Maui-grown produce, unique products, such as Hawaiian honey and cultured macadamia nut spreads. Also enjoy live Hawaiian music. 8am-12pm. Napili Farmers Market (4900 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Napili); 808-633-5060; Napilifarmersmarket.com

Friday, September 17

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

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

Saturday, September 18

UPCOUNTRY FARMERS MARKET – Ongoing Sat. Shop locally grown food with the Upcountry community. Browse fresh organic produce, fresh caught fish, vegan goods and tropical plants. New offerings weekly. 7-11am. Kulamalu Town Center (55 Kiopaa St., Pukalani); 808-572-8122; Upcountryfarmersmarket.com

Sunday, September 19

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

Ongoing! Contact for schedule.

THE BEACH CLUB LUAU – As the sun disappears, a conch sounds and the celebration begins! Guests will enjoy a welcome Mai Tai, delicacies from the island, and Hawaiian and Tahitian entertainment. A bar will be available with cocktails and beer. Advance reservations are required. $225. Tue. 5:15pm. Montage Kapalua Bay (1 Bay Dr. Lāhaina);  808-662-6600; Montagehotels.com

THE FEAST AT MOKAPU – Take a historical journey with Polynesian ancestors and interactive story-telling. Greeted with lei, guests enjoy pre-show cultural activities and indulge in traditional Hawaiian dishes and cocktails. Adults: $240.00; Children: $120.00. Tue and Sun. 5:30pm. Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort (3550 Wailea Alanui Dr.); Mauiluau.com/wailea-luaus

TE AU MOANA LU‘AU – The ocean tide (Te Au Moana) is the inspiration behind this Maui lu‘au experience, connecting the dots between all of Oceania. Includes lu‘au show, imu ceremony, hula lessons and an open bar. Night will end with fire knife dancing finale. $225. Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri and Sat. 5pm. Marriott Wailea (3700 Wailea Alanui Dr.); Mauiluau.com/marriott-luau

‘AHA‘AINA LU‘AU – Watch the rich history and unique culture of Maui come to life with a private table overlooking Wailea Beach. Experience luxury service and three-course menu with lu‘au cuisine. Adults: $225; Children: $112.50. 5:30pm. Grand Wailea Resort (27 Halekuai St.); Mauiluau.com/wailea-luaus

MAUI NUI LU‘AU AT BLACK ROCK – Mon and Wed. With world class views, watch torch lighting and cliff diving ceremony at Pu‘u Keka‘a (Black Rock). The lu‘au show includes an open bar, table service and imu ceremony. There will be hula lessons and fire knife dancing finale. $180. Mon-Fri. 5pm. Sheraton Maui Resort (2605 Kā‘anapali Pkwy.); Mauiluau.com/sheraton-luau

THE MYTHS OF MAUI LU‘AU – On the beautiful shoreline, go on a voyage through Polynesia. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet showcasing Hawai‘i’s finest cuisines and complimentary cocktails all night. Beautiful hula and exciting fire-knife dance will leave you breathless. Daily. 5:30pm. Royal Lahaina Resort (2780 Keka‘a Dr., Lāhainā); 800-222-5642; Royallahaina.com/luau

LĀHAINĀ DINNER CRUISE – Embark on a westside dinner cruise with a spectacular 4-course dinner, cocktails, island-style music and scenic views of Maui’s sandy shoreline. Space is limited, book ahead. $139.95. Activityauthority.com

MĀKENA SUNSET DINNER SAIL – Sail on the ocean with Hawaiian music, sparkling rosé toasts and sunset views. With an Island-inspired menu, choose from locally-sourced spirits, adult beverages, and cruise in style aboard a spacious catamaran. Space is limited, book ahead. $179.57. Activityauthority.com

MA‘ALAEA SUNSET DINNER CRUISE – Cruise in style aboard the Ocean Odyssey for a fun-filled night on the water and delicious appetizers. With otherworldly sunset views, this is the perfect way to watch a sunset on one of the world’s most beautiful islands. Space is limited, book ahead. $179.57. Activityauthority.com

Art Scene

Metallic Bamboo & Landscape Photo courtesy eventbrite.com

Sunday, September 12

HALLOWEEN 2021 CUSTOM DTH T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST! – Submission deadline Sept 21. Down the Hatch is seeking submissions from local artists for their Halloween t-shirt contest! Open to all ideas for a spooktacular Halloween keepsake. Go online for t-shirt design criteria and prize. DTHmaui.com

MAUI GIFT AND CRAFT FAIR – Ongoing Sun. With over 50 vendors, explore a variety of offerings from local Maui artists and vendors. 9am-2pm. Lahaina Gateway Center (305 Keawe St., Lāhainā); 808-825-4130, Mauigiftandcraftfair.com

Friday, September 17

OCEAN RESIN ART – Whether you have worked with Resin before or are a complete beginner, you will love it and the beautiful results in this class focused on ocean waves. All supplies are included. Limit of 6 students per class. $120. 3-5pm. HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts (275 West Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-877-3337; Benfranklinhawaii.com; Eventbrite.com

Saturday, September 18

METALLIC BAMBOO AND LANDSCAPE – Learn how the metallic Pearl Ex powders come alive on a Black Watercolor paper. Learn to mix the Pearl Ex powders to create a paint and how to illustrate bamboo with the One Stroke technique. Create many mini pieces that can be framed, added to a card or used to embellish a gift. 14+. $60. 10am-12pm. HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts (275 West Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-877-3337; Benfranklinhawaii.com; Eventbrite.com

Community

Get the Drift and Bag it! Photo courtesy Malamamauinui.org

Monday, September 13

ULTIMATE TODDLER TIME – Ongoing Mon, Fri and Sat. Bring your keiki to jump off their energy while having tons of fun! General Admission: $22-$40. Kama‘aina: $17-$35. Socks require or purchase for $2. 10am-12pm. Ultimate Air Trampoline Park (21 La‘a St., Wailuku); 808-214-JUMP; Ultimateairmaui.com

Tuesday, September 14

CLEAR THE SHELTERS – Until Sep. 19. This is an annual, nationwide pet adoption campaign. No fee, just donation-based with all cat, critter and dog adoptions. Call or go online to make an appointment to meet the animals. Mon-Sat. 11am-4pm. Maui Humane Society (1350 Mehameha Loop, Pu‘unene); 808-877-3680; Mauihumanesociety.org; Calendly.com/mhsadoptions

GET THE DRIFT AND BAG IT! – Until Sep. 18. Annual cleanup campaign by Mālama Maui Nui in partnership with the Ocean Conservancy empowers Maui Nui residents in their stewardship of our island. Register for an Individual/Solo or Quaranteam cleanup. Mālama Maui Nui provides the tools & support needed to make the cleanup a success! MMNui.org/cleanups

Wednesday, September 15

Volunteer at Olowalu Cultural Reserve – Ongoing Wed and Thu. Learn about the environment and the culture of the Native Hawaiian land and practices, while malama ‘āina. Help to preserve the biodiversity and beauty of Olowalu Reef, that provides food and shelter to a variety of marine species and unique coral habitat. Sign up online. Kipuka Olawalu, Kipukaolowalu.com

Thursday, September 16

MAUI/LANA‘I MOKUPUNI COUNCIL FOR MAUI – Native Hawaiian homesteaders discuss issues and concerns with Maui Hawaiian Homes Commissioner Randy Awo. Free. See website for Zoom link. 5-7pm. Pā‘upena CDC., Paupena.org

Friday, September 17

VOLUNTEER AT WAIHEʻE COASTAL DUNES & WETLAND REFUGE – Ongoing Fr. Nothing beats being able to connect with nature and the opportunity to huli ka lima i lalo (turn the hands down), and work the soil. Volunteers will help with restoration and conservation projects, land stewardship. 8am-12pm. Waiheʻe Coastal Dunes Base Yard (Halewaiu Rd., Wailuku); 808-744-AINA; Hilt.org

ULTIMATE TODDLER TIME – Ongoing Fri and Sat and Mon. Bring your keiki to jump off their energy while having tons of fun! General Admission: $22-$40. Kama‘aina: $17-$35. Socks require or purchase for $2. 10am-12pm. Ultimate Air Trampoline Park (21 La‘a St., Wailuku); 808-214-JUMP; Ultimateairmaui.com

LATIN NIGHTS – Ongoing Fri. Swing your hips with Maui’s Tropical Latin Dance Band, “Dr. Nat and Rio Ritmo.” There will also be an intro level salsa lesson from 8-8:30pm included in cover. All ages welcome. BYOB. $20 At-The-Door. 8-11pm. Heritage Hall (401 Baldwin Ave., Pa‘ia); 808-243-0065; Heritagehall.com

Saturday, September 18 

MAUI SWAP MEET – Ongoing Sat. This is the place to find bargains, like jewelry, flowers, fresh produce and a variety of goods. There’s also food trucks. 7am-1pm. Maui Swap Meet at UHMC (310 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului); 808-244-2133; Mauihawaii.org/maui-shopping/swap-meet

VOLUNTEER AT WAIHEʻE COASTAL DUNES & WETLAND REFUGE – Nothing beats being able to connect with nature and the opportunity to huli ka lima i lalo (turn the hands down), and work the soil. Volunteers will help with restoration and conservation projects, land stewardship. 8-11am. Waiheʻe Coastal Dunes Base Yard (Halewaiu Rd., Wailuku); 808-744-AINA; Hilt.org

17TH ANNUAL LĀHAINĀ TOWN CLEAN UP – International Coastal Cleanup Day is one of the world’s largest preservation and volunteer efforts for the ocean, waves and beaches. It is a global movement encompassing 6 million volunteers in 90 countries and across the U.S. 8am-12pm. Lāhainā Town. Facebook.com/LahainaTownActionCommittee

GO GREEN RECYCLING – This important service for residents of West Maui allows residents (non-commercial) 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. 9am-12pm. Behind Lāhainā District Court (1870 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy.); MalamaMauiNui.org/GoGreen

Sunday, September 19

2BEACHDANCE2 – Sun until Sep. 26. Warm sand is your dance floor. Join the celebration, being present to whatever arises and dances within you. Registration required. Free. 8:45-10:45am. Po‘olenalena Beach (96 Makena Alanui, Kīhei); 808-298-4297; Beachdance.com; Eventbrite.com

Thursday, September 23

HUI HO‘OMANA (“EMPOWER”) FOR MAUI – And Oct. 7. Native Hawaiian homesteaders discuss grants funding, mercantile opportunities. Free. 5-7pm. See website for Zoom link. Pa‘upena CDC., Paupena.org 

Outdoor

Kīhei Surf Lessons courtesy Activityauthority.com

Ongoing! Contact for schedule.

MOLOKINI FAMILY-FRIENDLY SNORKEL TOUR – Hop aboard the Ocean Odyssey double decker catamaran for a Deluxe Snorkeling Tour of Molokini Crater and South Maui’s Turtle Town. See the underwater world and have fun with waterslide, glass-bottom viewing and sightseeing along the south Maui coastline. Available daily. See times and prices online. Activityauthority.com

KĪHEI SURF LESSONS – Dreaming of riding waves in paradise? Learn from enthusiastic and fun Maui surfers in Kīhei. Choose from a private lesson, or group lesson, and let an experienced instructor share their skills and love of the ocean. $85. Available Mon-Sat. Go online for times. 808-879-4525; Activityauthority.com

HALEAKALĀ NATIONAL PARK HIKE + SUMMIT – Ascend 10,023 feet to the summit of the mountain, take in the views and then hike down into the crater where the terrain is other-worldly. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and water are provided. $159. Available Tue; Wed; Thu; Fri: 8am-3pm. Haleakalā National Park. Activityauthority.com

WEST MAUI SURF LESSONS – At Ukumehame Beach Park, Maui Surfer Girls provides one of the top beginner surfing experiences on the island. Maui Surfer Girls provides everything you need for a day full of surf and sun, including surfboards, rash guards, booties and even a photographer. $94. Available Mon-Fri: 8-10am; 10:30am-12:30pm. Activityauthority.com

HALEAKALĀ BIKE TOUR – Ride leisurely downhill for 26 miles with jaw-dropping views of Maui.  These self-guided Haleakalā Bike tours allow you the freedom to stop at any time for photos and grab a coffee or a bite to eat. $79.95. Available daily: 8:15am-3:15pm. 808-446-6099; Activityauthority.com

MAUI SCUBA DIVING – You don’t know Maui waters like these dive masters. Whether you’re an experienced PADI certified diver, looking to get certified, or just want to experience scuba for the day, there are many options available with Maui Scuba Diving. Lāhainā and Kā‘anapali. $99. Available Mon-Fri: 8:30-11am. 808-446-6099; Activityauthority.com

HALEAKALĀ 5-LINE ADVENTURE TOUR – Experience five utterly thrilling ziplines that will send you across canyons over 45 mph, above 90 ft drops, and through gorgeous landscapes, as well as a swinging bridge on the slopes of Haleakalā. Space is limited. Contact for times and days available. $129.95. 808-878-8400; Skylinehawaii.com

KĀ‘ANAPALI 8-LINE ADVENTURE – Zip at thrilling speeds up to 150 ft above the ground and marvel at the wide open ocean and unmatched views of the outer-island and rugged West Maui Mountains. Contact for times and days available. $169.95. 808-878-8400; Skylinehawaii.com

HALEAKALĀ CLASSIC SUNRISE TOUR – Be there when Haleakalā National Park awakens with the rising sun near the summit of Haleakalā. Contact for times and days available. $189.95. 808-878-8400; Skylinehawaii.com

HALEAKALĀ SUNRISE & ZIP TOUR – Begin near the summit of Haleakalā to experience a Maui sunrise from the top of the world. Continue the upcountry adventure with a five-zipline tour, including a heart-stopping Indiana Jones-esque swinging bridge. Contact for times and days available. $279.95. 808-878-8400; Skylinehawaii.com

WATERFALL HIKE & ZIP TOUR – Hike Maui will lead you through lush landscapes to two waterfalls off Hāna Highway. Swim in the clear pools or work on your lounging skills on the shore. After a hearty lunch, test your mettle on a stunning and thrilling 5-line Haleakalā Zipline Tour. Contact for times and days available. $279.95. 808-878-8400; Skylinehawaii.com

Workshops & Classes

Glass Blowing with Ryan Staub courtesy Moanaglass.com

Tuesday, September 14

THE 22ND ANNUAL ADVANCED MAUI OPTICAL AND SPACE SURVEILLANCE TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE – Until Sep. 17. The (AMOS) Conference is the premier technical conference in the nation devoted to space situational awareness. Conference is hybrid with in-person and virtually options. Register online. Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott (3700 Wailea Alanui Dr.,); Amostech.com

GLASSBLOWING WITH RYAN STAUB – Ongoing Tue, Thu and Sat. Learn the ancient art of glassblowing with a skilled instructor. Book online. $200+. Moana Glass (140 Hobron Ave., Ste M-1, Kahului); 808-763-6338; Info@moanaglass.com; Moanaglass.com

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

Wednesday, September 15

LEI PO‘O MAKING – Ongoing Wed and Mon. Learn to weave a basic Ti leaf lei and how it expresses love. Lei making is open to keiki and adults. 2:30-3:30pm. The Shops at Wailea (3750 Wailea Alanui Dr.); 808-891-6770; Theshopsatwailea.com

BEGINNING JEWELRY: LEVEL 1 – Wed until Oct. 13. Create your own wearable works of art, including pendants, bracelets, earrings and rings! Roberta Ann Weisenburg will teach fundamental fabrication techniques. Members: $240; Non-Members $288. 5-8pm. Hui No‘eau Visual Art (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-6560; Huinoeau.com

THE GAME OF REAL ESTATE INVESTING – Wed until Nov. 24. Many new investors get caught in analysis paralysis. They read books, read blogs, listen to podcasts and talk to investors, but for one reason or another they struggle to jump into that first deal. Minimize the risk of investing in real estate by education and avoid the potholes and money pits. 6:45-9pm. Emerald Plaza (118 Kupuohi St., Lāhainā); Eventbrite.com

Thursday, September 16

COCONUT FROND WEAVING – Ongoing Thu. Make your own keepsake to take home as a memory of your visit to Maui. Class is perfect for both adults and children. 4:30-5:30pm. The Shops at Wailea (3750 Wailea Alanui Dr.); 808-891-6770; Theshopsatwailea.com

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED CERAMICS EXPLORATIONS: (LEVEL 2+) – Thu until Oct. 28. Expert teaching artist Bob Flint will be available for individualized assistance with ceramics—answering questions and troubleshooting problems. Prerequisite: Beginning Ceramics or equivalent experience. $305. 5-8pm. Hui No‘eau Visual Art (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-6560; Huinoeau.com 

Friday, September 17

HANDMADE DINNERWARE AND KITCHEN ODDS & ENDS (LEVEL 2) – Fri until Oct. 29. Students will continue to produce kitchenware like plates, bowls, cups, and work on specialized items like sauce dispensers. Prerequisites: Students MUST be able to center and throw a cylinder with ease and consistency. Members: $305; Non-Members $368. 5-8pm. Hui No‘eau Visual Art (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-6560; Huinoeau.com

ROLL AND RELEASE WORKSHOP – Learn how to help reduce back and neck tension using therapy balls. This workshop will also help you restore overall muscular and mental mobility through breathwork. $99. 12-2pm. Body in Balance at Emerald Plaza (118 Kupuohi St., Lāhainā); 808-661-1116; Bodybalancemaui.com

Sunday, September 19

CAREER EVENT – University of Hawai‘i Maui College Students & Graduates – An excellent opportunity to learn about various occupations in industries ranging from business and computer science, to journalism and non-profit services. This is a FREE Virtual Event, register online. Ncccfema.videoshowcase.net; Eventbrite.com

Monday, September 20

NEXT LEVEL INTERMEDIATE JEWELRY: LEVEL 2 – Mon until Oct. 11. Elevate your jewelry making skills! The course expands beyond the basic skills of soldering, sawing and filing. Work on your own endeavor or the guided hollow ring project. Members: $240; Non-Members $289. 9am-12pm. Hui No‘eau Visual Art (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-6560; Huinoeau.com

ASHIATSU “BAREFOOT” MASSAGE TRAINING IN MAUI! – Until Sep. 22. In this introductory class, therapists will have lots of “feet on” time. Emphasis during the three-day course will be on body mechanics, barefoot application, marketing and bar construction. Tuition: $750; Kama‘aina: $675. 6pm. Ashiatsu Maui Massage & Wellness (26 Baldwin Ave., Ste B., Pa‘ia); 808-344-1006; Ashiatsumaui.com

Tuesday, September 28

SPINNER RING WORKSHOP (LEVEL 2) – In this intermediate workshop, students will make a “spinner ring” using skills of soldering, sawing, filing, forming, texturing, patina and polishing. Prerequisites can be viewed online. Members: $85; Non-Members $100. 1-5pm. Hui No‘eau Visual Art (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-6560; Huinoeau.com

Wednesday, September 29

FREESTYLE IKEBANA – Students will learn the basics of the Japanese style of flower arranging. The class will practice manipulating various plants and learn ways to enhance arrangements using proportion, texture and color. Instructor will provide flowers for students. Go online for supply list. Members: $35; Non-Members $42. 12-2pm. Hui No‘eau Visual Art (2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao); 808-572-6560; Huinoeau.com

Thursday, September 30

2nd Annual Maui Suicide Prevention Mini Conference – “Embracing Cultural and Social Protective Factors in Suicide Prevention” presented by the E Ola Hou Prevent Suicide Maui County Task Force and Mental Health America of Hawaii. Sponsored by Kamehameha Schools and Papa Ola Lokahi. 9am-1pm. Registration coming soon. For more information call: 808-242-6461

Ongoing! Contact for schedule.

AERIAL YOGA HAMMOCK – Take your yoga practice to new heights! Aerial yoga uses the silk swing to support the weight of the body to attain optimal alignment in yoga asana. All levels are welcome. Various days and times available. Call or go online for a full schedule. Body in Balance at Emerald Plaza (118 Kupuohi St., Lāhainā); 808-661-1116; Bodybalancemaui.com

FUNCTIONAL FLEXIBILITY – Explore the limits of your active range of motion and leave class with your entire musculoskeletal system working in better harmony and with less pain. Various days and times available. Call or go online for a full schedule. Body in Balance at Emerald Plaza (118 Kupuohi St., Lāhainā); 808-661-1116; Bodybalancemaui.com

Featured image courtesy Mauicoffeeattic.com

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