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Don’t Forget – Every Friday is Art Night!

Mar
1
Wed
4th Annual Writing Contest Entries Due
Mar 1 all-day

2016 winner: Elaine Galant for “oliwa”

Contest Rules.
Entries will be accepted until March 20th, 2017.

Entry Fee: $25 per submission. Limit of 3 entries per entrant.
Maui life, heritage, culture, the land and the ocean surrounding the island of Maui. The 4th Annual Maui Short Story Competition is designed to encourage previously unpublished writers to explore writing about the Hawaiian island of Maui from a unique perspective. This competition is open genre. However, LAC strongly recommends keeping the subject to Maui. For example: Maui life, heritage, culture, the land and the ocean surrounding the island of Maui. Enter online at www.visitlahaina.com or submit your entry via regular mail. Entry forms also available at the Lahaina Visitor Center located at the Old Lahaina Courthouse

Mar
4
Sat
Whale and Ocean Arts Festival
Mar 4 – Mar 5 all-day
Whale and Ocean Arts Festival

Saturday:
10-11:30am Haiku Hillbillys
11am-3pm Keiki Art Contest
12pm-1pm Anthony Pfluke
1pm-3pm Maui Jam
3:15-4:15pm Na Kamali’i Wahine Nani O Lahaina Hula

Sunday:
10-11:30am Uncle Lui Williams
11:30am-1pm Dan Saunders
1pm-3pm Maui Jam
3:30-4:30pm Arlie Asiu

Lahaina celebrates the migration of Pacific Humpback whales with an annual Whale and Ocean Arts Festival the first weekend in March at Banyan Tree Park in Lahaina. Several Whale Research groups will educate visitors and locals alike. Artists display their best marine- themed art for sale, while Hawaiian musicians and hula troupes entertain. The event also includes a keiki art contest, lei making and face painting. Welcome the whales and enjoy the festivities this March at the Lahaina Whale and Ocean Arts Festival.

Mar
10
Fri
Second Friday
Mar 10 all-day
Mar
18
Sat
Prince Kuhio Celebration
Mar 18 – Mar 19 all-day

Known as “Ke Ali’i Maka’ainana” or the Prince of People, Kuhio is well known for his efforts to protect, preserve, and perpetuate the Hawaiian culture and people.

Keiki Activities and Live Entertainment 9am – 4pm Banyan Tree Park.

Apr
14
Fri
Maui Classic Car Show
Apr 14 all-day
Maui Classic Car Show

CALLING ALL CLASSIC CARS

5th Annual Classic Car Show & 50’s Rock and Roll Party.

Classic cars that wish to sign up for the event can do so at www.visitlahaina.com or call LahainaTown Action Committee at 667-9175. We are limited to 100 cars so sign up soon.

Second Friday
Apr 14 all-day
Apr
22
Sat
Banyan Tree Birthday
Apr 22 – Apr 23 all-day

Lahaina wishes Hau`oli la Hanau (Happy Birthday) to the Banyan Tree with a celebration in the park. Probably the most famous landmark in Lahaina – the Banyan Tree was planted in 1873 by the Sheriff to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first Missionaries. The tree was brought from India, and was only 8ʹ′ high at the time of planting. It now has a dozen main trunks, and spreads over two-thirds of an acre. The Banyan Tree is noteworthy for its size. It has grown by dropping roots from its branches that then become additional trunks. Celebrated each year the third weekend in April the festivities include a birthday cake, live music, silent auction, Maui artists, and a magician.

May
6
Sat
5th Annual Golf Classic
May 6 all-day

The LahainaTown Action Committee invites golfers to its Annual Golf Classic every May at the Ka’anapali Royal Golf Course in West Maui. Golfers who participate will win the satisfaction of helping a charitable organization with a portion of the tournament proceeds benefiting Lahaina Junior Golf. A spectacular perpetual trophy for the Golf Classic was carved by the talented woodworking artist Paul Kasprzycki and will be presented at an award luncheon following the tournament. A four golfer scramble-shotgun start format where prizes, food and fun can be found at every hole. We hope you’ll join us for the Annual LahainaTown Action Committee Golf Classic – See you on the Green!

May
12
Fri
Second Friday
May 12 all-day
May
20
Sat
Mele Mei Festival
May 20 – May 21 all-day
Jun
9
Fri
Second Friday
Jun 9 all-day
Jun
17
Sat
Na Kamehameha Ho’olaule’a
Jun 17 – Jun 18 all-day
Jul
4
Tue
Lahaina 4th of July Celebration
Jul 4 all-day
Jul
14
Fri
Second Friday
Jul 14 all-day
Aug
11
Fri
Second Friday
Aug 11 all-day
Aug
12
Sat
Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival
Aug 12 – Aug 13 all-day
Sep
8
Fri
Second Friday
Sep 8 all-day
Sep
16
Sat
Festival of Aloha Ho’olaulea’a
Sep 16 – Sep 17 all-day
Oct
13
Fri
Second Friday
Oct 13 all-day
Oct
31
Tue
Halloween in Lahaina
Oct 31 all-day
Nov
10
Fri
Second Friday
Nov 10 all-day
Dec
2
Sat
Banyan Tree Lighting
Dec 2 – Dec 3 all-day
Dec
8
Fri
Second Friday
Dec 8 all-day