Aloha friends! We are heading into fundraising time as evidenced by this weekend’s lineup. You can benefit the Maui Hub this Friday at Choice in Paia and the Pacific Cancer Institute this weekend with the Annual Paddle for Life event. Habitat for Humanity’s 18th Annual Golf Tournament also takes place this weekend on Saturday at the Wailea Blue Golf Course followed by an award ceremony at Manoli’s. While registration to this event is closed, you can still donate at Habitat for Humanity. Besides donations, you can give support to our LGBTQIA+ community at this year’s Pride Festival. And if you’re on the West Side, be sure to catch Marty Dread at the Ritz Carlton’s Alaloa Lounge this Saturday night.
Meet the Artist at Choice Health Bar – Taryn Alessandro
This Friday night at Choice in Paia, Taryn Alessandro will be on hand for an open house from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Check out her Maui-inspired mixed media styles while enjoying tapas, wine and giveaways. Proceeds benefit the Maui Hub, connecting local farmers to the community and providing fresh affordable produce to Maui residents.
Maui Pride Festival
This year’s Pride Festival takes place Saturday, October 8, at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens. This is a daylong FREE event for all ages from 10:30 am – 4:00 pm. Special Hawaiian cultural booths, education, performers, and blessing ceremony by Kumu Brad Lum. Local performers, vendors and artists also to be enjoyed as well as an adoptable pets booth and ono food on site.
Link for more: Aloha Maui Pride
Marty Dread at Alaloa Lounge
The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua offers live music in the Alaloa Lounge every night but this Saturday night’s entertainment is local Reggae Ambassador Marty Dread. The Alalau Lounge boasts an extensive craft cocktail menu highlighting local ingredients, an elaborate sushi and sashimi menu, and elevated comfort cuisine, like the Smash Wagyu Burger, Kalbi Glazed Short Rib, and Hawaiian Kalua Pork Cubano.
Link for more: Ritz Kapalua – Alaloa Lounge
14th Annual Paddle for Life
This year’s Paddle for Life takes place this weekend. Saturday, October 8, paddlers voyage 22 miles round trip from Wailea to Molokini and back. There is also the opportunity to experience ceremony, chants and the community outreach of paddling canoe. All proceeds benefit Pacific Cancer Foundation.
To register or donate: Paddle for Life Maui
As always, have fun and stay safe! Hope to see you out there.
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