PERFORMANCES & EVENTS
Wednesday, November 2
Jake by Moonlight. In the hands of Jake Shimabukuro, the traditional Hawaiian instrument of four strings and two octaves is stretched and molded into a complex and bold musical force. Jake and his "uke" appear to effortlessly mix jazz, rock, classical, traditional Hawaiian and folk music, creating a sound that's both technically masterful and emotionally powerful, not to mention utterly unique in the music world. Join Jake for a highly entertaining concert in the moonlit shimmer of Yokouchi Pavilion. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
Friday, November 4
Wailuku Town's First Friday Celebration. Market Street, Wailuku. Enjoy Wailuku Town's monthly Street Fest, featuring live entertainment, food, music and shopping in Wailuku's historic town. Free admission. For information call (808) 871-5500.
Friday, November 4
Brian McKnight. Singer-songwriter and popular recording artist, Brian McKnight, is also a multiinstrumentalist who plays piano, guitar, bass, drums, trombone, flugelhorn and trumpet, to name a few. He has toured successfully for over a decade and has collaborated with performers across genres, including Quincy Jones, Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Rascal Flatts and Kenny G. This year, he released his 14th album, Just Me. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
Sunday, November 6
Kainani Kahaunaele. Multiple Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner Kainani Kahaunaele is one of the most notable talents of her generation. She was raised by her grandparents in a rural community on Kaua'i surrounded by four generations of musical talent. Her love for Hawaiian music was infused at an early age, playing 'ukulele and harmonizing with the Kahaunaele, Panui and Kaluahine families. In 2011, Kainani won the Hawaiian Language Performance award and Haku Mele composer award for songs on her second album, 'Ohai Ula. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, McCoy Studio Theater. 5:00 p.m. For t ickets and informat ion cal l (808) 242-7469 or v i s i t www.mauiar ts.org.
Thursday, November 10
Hawaiiana Music Series. Enjoy the sounds of Hawaii at the Baldwin Home Museum, corner of Dickenson & Front St. in Lahaina. Many of Hawaii's favorite entertainers will be performing. Bring your lunch, mats, chairs, family and friends. This event is FREE! Baldwin House Museum, 120 Dickenson St., Lahaina. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For information call Lahaina Restoration Foundation at (808) 661-3262 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.
Friday, November 18
Wailea Food & Wine Celebration (Liula I Wailea). Join the arts community and honorary chairs Jack and Carolyn Schaefer Gray at the Hui's 5th annual benefit in support of community arts education. Held in Hotel Wailea's elegant Anuhea Room overlooking the koi pond and beautiful hotel grounds, sample exceptional wines provided by Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants and taste the best in Maui cuisine from the finest local restaurants and chefs. Hotel Wailea, Anuhea Room, Maui Hotel, 555 Kaukahi St,Wailea. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. For information call Rachel Edelman at (808) 572-6560 or visit www.hotelwailea.com.
Friday & Saturday, November 18 & 19
Solo Sessions: Keali'i Reichel. See a new side of Keali'i Reichel, Hawai'i's awardwinning kumu hula, chanter and world-renowned recording artist, in the intimate setting of McCoy Studio as he shares his chants, songs and stories. Audience interaction and impromptu mele have become a signature of this popular series. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, McCoy Studio Theater. 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
Saturday, November 19
24th Annual Kula School Harvest Festival. Join the Kula School community for a day of great food, entertainment and fun for the entire family. Enjoy farm fresh flowers and produce from the country store, delicious food from local restaurants, huge silent auction, crafters row, and games and activities for the kids. Free admission. Kula School, 5000 Kula Hwy, Kula. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For information call Lisa Judge at (808) 283-9280 or visit www.kulapta.org.
Saturday, November 19
2nd Annual Maui Go Red for Women Luncheon & Health Expo. Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association's solution to save women's lives. Enjoy a Health Expo in the morning with cooking & styling demonstrations, interactive wellness exhibits and silent auction shopping! First 100 guests to arrive receive a VIP Swag Bag! Then sit down to a healthy sustainable lunch and hear passionate survivor stories as they walk down the runway wearing the latest fashions from Macy's! Fairmont Kea Lani Resort, 4100 Wailea Alanui Dr, Wailea. 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For information call Kauwela Bisquera at (808) 244-7185 or visit www.mauigoredluncheon.org.
Friday, November 2
Comedy Central TV star Gabriel Iglesias has been described as unbelievably witty, electrifying and a talented performer who has the ability to consistently deliver a uniquely hilarious comedy experience in every performance. His high-octane show is a sure-fire hit mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects that bring all his personal issues to life. Gabriel's clean and animated comedy style has earned him national crossover appeal, making him popular among fans of all ages. Enjoy a night of guaranteed laughter from the comic who has won Comedy Central's "Favorite Comic" and "Special of the Year" honors. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 7:00 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.
Please note: All events are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm dates and times.