Maui Weekly What’s Happening – August 19, 2022

Happy Aloha Friday!  We’re seeing things slow down a bit on island as everyone settles into their school schedules and day-to-day routines.  Today, school is closed in observance of Statehood Day for our first long weekend of the school year. While we don’t have much in the way of events happening on Maui this weekend, we do have one of the biggest fundraisers in the state taking place this weekend. Additionally, I will share some ongoing events on Maui.

Maui County Charity Walk

The Maui Hotel and Lodging Association hosts one of the largest single-day fundraisers in Hawaii this Saturday, August 20th. Funds raised support our local non-profits and charities. Last year, the walk raised $1.2 million and the goal for this year is $1.4 million. Meet and start at War Memorial Sports Complex.  Registration begins at 6:30 am. Walk begins at 7:15 am followed by breakfast, entertainment and prizes from 8:15 am – 10:00 am.

Link for more: Maui HLA Events

Friday Night is Art Night in Lahaina Town

view of lahaina town from the water

Each Friday in Lahaina Town from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, enjoy special gallery shows, featured artist-in-action and refreshments as you stroll through dozens of art galleries. Lahaina is dubbed “The Art Capital of the Pacific” because it has more art galleries per capita than any other American town.

The Queen Ka’ahumanu Center is Hosting Two Family Friendly Events This Weekend.

Kama’aina Nights

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center partners with KPOA to host Kama’ina Nights.  This event is meant to promote and perpetuate Hawaiian culture through live music and a celebration of ‘ohana. Kama‘ina Nights is a FREE quarterly music series featuring Hawaii’s local talent!  This event takes place tonight from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.

Keiki Club

whale and baby whale swimming

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center and Maui Ocean Center present Keiki Club at the QKC keiki play area. Learn from one of MOC’s Marine Naturalists about the vast sea life of Hawai’i. Enter to win giveaways and enjoy family friendly festivities this Saturday from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.

Spaces are limited. Reservations required.

Link for more: Queen K Center Events

Magical Mystery Show at the Fairmont Kea Lani

magcian hand and magic wand peek out from red curtain

Choose from 2 seatings nightly, Thursday – Tuesday at 5:00 and 7:30 pm. Set in a Victorian era London Salon where traveling parlour magicians would have entertained the kings, this show is sure to transport you back in time. Experience magic up close and personal. Some audience members participate in the show. Magician rotates every 60 days. Nathan Coe Marsh is the current headliner. Magic fans will recognize Nathan from his appearances on the hit TV show Penn & Teller: Fool Us.

Link for more: Magical Mystery Show

Sierra Club Maui Hikes

maui bridge over waterfall

This weekend’s hike takes place Sunday morning and tracks the Wailua Iki Stream through to Kaenae for a total of 6 miles. This will be a moderate hike above Hana Highway through beautiful forest on winding, muddy, jeep road. Also accessible are pools, waterfalls, and lush plant life. Meet 8:00 am at Haiku Community Center. Leader: Miranda Camp –

Link for more: Maui Sierra Club Hikes

Check out my recent video on what’s happening in Real Estate on Maui. There’s still some good news out here despite all the scare talk tactics!

As always, hope to see you out there and have fun and stay safe!

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As a lifelong resident of Maui and realtor for over 20 years, I have a unique long-standing relationship with residents and visitors alike. I bring a deep understanding of the many layers and subtleties of every piece of Maui’s Real Estate industry. My experience is broad ranging allowing me to better understand and meet your needs. Whether you are buying or selling your first home, a second home, an investment property, looking to do a 1031 exchange or even large land transactions and subdivisions, I have done it all. I love water sports, mainly international competition in canoe paddling, one man canoe, surfing, paddle boarding, Jiu jitsu training, soccer, rugby, family time, friends, socializing, food, pets, work and staying active.

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