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Maui - January 2012
SPECIAL EVENTS bill maher in concert maui arts cultural center kahului maui hawaii
Date: Sunday, January 1st, 8:00 pm, 2012
Place: Maui Arts & Cultural Center, One Cameron Way, Kahului, Maui, HI 96732
Contact: (808) 242-SHOW (7469),
For the last 17 years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on “Politically Incorrect” (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002) and for the past nine years on HBO’s “Real Time,” Maher’s combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 27 Emmy Award nominations. In 2008, this same combination was on display in Maher’s uproarious and unprecedented swipe at organized religion, “Religulous,” a film directed by Larry Charles. The documentary film has gone on to become the 8th highest grossing documentary ever. Maher started his career as a stand-up comedian in 1979, and still performs at least 50 dates a year in Las Vegas and sold-out theaters across the country. Three of his nine stand-up specials for HBO – “The Decider,” “I’m Swiss” as well as his most recent, the hilarious, “Bill Maher … But I’m Not Wrong” – have been nominated for Emmy Awards. A Rick Bartalini Presents production - may include mature subject matter. Tickets: $45.50, $65.50, $85.50 (plus applicable fees) Preshow dinner by Hali'imaile General Store. pga tour hyundai tournament of champions plantation course kapalua lahaina maui hawaii
Date: Thursday, January 5th - Monday, January 9th, 2012
Place: Plantation Course, 800 Kapalua Dr, Lahaina, Maui
Contact: Ticket Information, (808) 665-9160
Defending champ Byrd returning to Hyunda. Tournament officials at the 2012 Hyundai Tournament of Champions began announcing player commitments on the tournament's Facebook page this week as 2011 PGA TOUR winners David Toms, Jonathan Byrd, Mark Wilson, Chris Kirk and Nick Watney all announced their plans to compete. This tournament is unique in that its qualified field features a winners-only format. Only champions from the 2011 PGA TOUR season are eligible to compete. Since 1999 the host organizations of the event have distributed nearly $3.8 million to the Maui community. Held at the Plantation Course in Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii. Format: 72-hole Individual Stroke Play (no cut). Purse: $5.6 million/ Winner’s Purse: $1.12 million. mccoy studio theater kahului maui arts cultural center kuana torres kahele maui hawaii
Date: Thursday, January 12th, 7:30 pm, 2012
Place: McCoy Studio Theater, Kahului, Maui, HI 96732
Contact: (808) 242-SHOW (7469),
Kuana Torres Kahele was born on the slopes of Mauna Kea in Hilo. He began composing, arranging and playing traditional Hawaiian music at an early age. In 1995 with Kehau Tamure, Kuana formed the multi-award winning duo, Na Palapalai, who earned critical acclaim for reviving Hawaiian classics as well as for original compositions. This year brings the birth of Kaunaloa, his highly anticipated solo release, exciting the hula world and re-igniting passion for Hawaiian music from everyday fans. Tickets: $25 standard, $45 VIP (plus applicable fees). maui arts cultural center maceo parker pavilion courtyard maui hawaii
Date: Saturday, January 14th, 7:30 pm, 2012
Place: Pavilion/Courtyard, Maui
Contact: (808) 242-SHOW (7469),
Maceo Parker: his name is synonymous with funky music and his pedigree is impeccable; his band is the tightest little funk orchestra on earth. It is almost impossible to separate which came first, Maceo or funk. The amazing Parker has been at it with his legendary alto horn for five decades. He navigates deftly between James Brown’s 1960s soul and George Clinton’s 1970s freaky funk while exploring mellower jazz and the grooves of hip-hop. Tickets: $35 in advance, $40 day of show (plus applicable fees). castle theater maui arts cultural center new shanghai circus maui hawaii
Date: Monday, January 16th, 4:00 pm & 7:30 pm; Tuesday, January, 17th, 7:00 pm, 2012
Place: Castle Theater, Maui
Contact: (808) 242-SHOW (7469),
Chinese acrobatic skills have been passed on from farmers and craftsmen through generations. Building on the traditional performances, artists of today’s New Shanghai Circus have added layers of complexity and daring with new techniques and spectacular stunts, thrilling audiences around the globe. Always a family favorite, three beautifully orchestrated shows will be presented in Castle Theater. Tickets: $12, $20, $26 (plus applicable fees). Preshow dinner by A Saigon Cafe. hui no'eau annual juried exhibition 2012 makawao maui hawaii
Date: Monday, January 16th, 6pm - 7pm, 2012
Place: Solarium, 2841 Baldwin Avenue, Makawao, Maui
Contact: (808) 572-6560,
J.D. will discuss his methods, inspiration and philosophy behind his work. Although his primary medium is drawing, painters will also benefit from his observations on light. J.D. will also discuss the use of reference photos as a tool and many other tips! FREE!!! 4th annual maui oceanfront marathon maui hawaii
Date: Sunday January 22nd, 5:45 am, 2012
Place: Starting in Wailea, Maui
Contact: Les Wright, (808) 344-3651 or (530) 559-2261,
Plus a Half Marathon, 15k,10K & 5k and an a hour and a quarter head start Marathon Walk. The Maui Oceanfront Marathon is community event benefiting local school teams, clubs, and Maui non profit groups that help put on the Marathon. The Maui Oceanfront Marathon Course: The start is just below the Wailea special event parking area on Wailea Iki Road. The course has many scenic pull outs and public beaches for family and friends to park, picnic and support your run. A great course to qualify for Boston. This race benefits each of the non-profits organizations that tend each mile of the race course, providing aid stations, entertainment, course monitors, coning, etc. the pa maui arts cultural center maui hawaii storytelling festival maui hina ka hana kapa
Date: Sunday, January 22nd, 3:00 pm, 2012
Place: The Pa - Maui Arts & Cultural Center One Cameron Way Kahului, Maui
Contact: (808) 242-SHOW (7469),
One of the many legends of Hawai‘i is about Maui, the demi-god, lassoing the sun to slow its path across the sky so his mother Hina’s kapa could dry. Our particular version of this story is centered here on Maui and will be performed in chant, dance and the art of storytelling. Admission is Free! 4th annual oceanfront marathon private post race sunset dinner cruise mitch kepa maui hawaii
Date: Sunday January 22nd, Check in 4:30 pm, Depart 5 pm - Return 7 pm, 2012
Place: Check-in near the Coast Guard Building at Ma'alaea Harbor, Maui
Contact: To reserve call: (808) 242-0955 or Toll Free: (877) 867-7433
Join the Race Director and Race Committee for a post race get together with runners and families on the Pride of Maui. Cocktails, dinner, and live music and probably whales to watch. Delicious Menu & premium bar! Entertainment is provided by, “Mitch Kepa”, whose amazing guitar work and unique style appeals to a wide range of musical interest - rom Hawaiian, to Rock, to Blues. Adults: $71.76; Kids 4-12 $42.83. Limited to first 95 Runners and family members. slack key masters dennis kamakahi stephen inglis maui arts cultural center
Date: Thursday, January 26th, 7:30 pm, 2012
Place: McCoy Studio Theater - Maui Arts & Cultural Center One Cameron Way Kahului, Maui
Contact: (808) 242-SHOW (7469),
George Kahumoku Jr. hosts and opens the show with his musical and storytelling talents. Special guests are Dennis Kamakahi, Hawai‘i’s greatest living songwriter who has many songs that are already Hawaiian music standards. Stephen Inglis is one of the most diverse musical artists in Hawai‘i today, and the art of slack key guitar has been the focus of his music in recent years. They recently released a new CD, Waimaka Helelei. Tickets: $25/standard, $45/VIP with artist talk-story session at 6:30 pm (plus applicable fees). annual maui chinese new year festival maui hawaii
Date: Saturday, January 28th, 9:00am - 2:00pm, 2012
Place: Maui Mall, 70 East Kaahumanu Avenue, Kahului, Maui
Contact: Yuki Lei, (808) 878-1888,
The sights and sounds of Chinese New Year take center stage at Maui Mall when the Year of the Dragon makes its auspicious debut. Free family event! Lion Dancers from the Maui Chinese Martial Arts Society start things off at 10 am. Also enjoy the Keiki Chinese Costume Contest and free Good Luck Lion photos for kids in Chinese Attire. The day’s festivities will also include a fried rice cooking contest, Children Chinese Attire Contest, Children Art Contest for the Year of the Dragon, Children Chinese craft activities, calligraphy and a special Chinese antique display. Also to greet the New Year are the Wah Ngai Lion Dance Association with their active and energetic dragon dancers and more lion dancers. This Oahu based marshal arts group bring in the Chinese New Year with extra joyous festivities. Ssponsored by the Maui Chinese Cultural Society, Maui Chinese Club, County of Maui, Tri-Isle RC&D, First Hawaiian Bank, A&B Properties, Inc., Connec, LLC and Maui Mall Association. heritage film festival mccoy studio theater maui arts cultural center maui hawaii
Date: Sunday, January 29th, 3:00 pm, 2012
Place: McCoy Studio Theater - Maui Arts & Cultural Center One Cameron Way Kahului, Maui
Contact: (808) 242-SHOW (7469),
Heritage films tell the stories of indigenous people of Hawai‘i and the Pacific, highlighting culture, history, arts and current affairs. Meet the talented people who help bring these stories to the public in a Q&A session after the screening. In Lychee Thieves, a cautionary tale with universal appeal, a bountiful lychee tree causes a commotion among locals fighting for the sweet fruit,revealing humorous and contentious interactions among the culturally diverse people of Hawai‘i. Tickets: $10 (plus applicable fees).
ONGOING EVENTS hui no'eau annual juried exhibition 2012 makawao maui hawaii
Date: Saturday, January 7th – Sunday, February 19th, 2012
Place: 2841 Baldwin Avenue, Makawao, Maui
Contact: (808) 572-6560,
Juror: Allyn Bromley
Receiving Day: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 / 9am – 4pm
Lecture with the Juror: December 28 / 4:30-5:30pm / Media Lab / FREE
Members’ Opening Reception: Friday, January 6, 2012 / 5 – 7pm
This prestigious competition offers an opportunity to view current work of local & mainland artists in all media, including ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, photography, jewelry, digital imagery, fiber, painting, and wood. Nationally renowned guest jurors include respected curators and artists from Maui, Hawai‘i and beyond, offering a different perspective for a unique show every year. Join the Hui in celebrating art and artists!
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