Sunday, March 1, 2015

March 2015 Events on Maui

A list of some fun and interesting events in March (by no means complete):


Please visit the websites to make sure the event dates, locations and times are still correct.

Ka’apuni March continues from February 28, 7 day/7 night circumnavigation of the island of Maui by native Hawaiians marking the end of the Makahiki (Hawaiian New Year) season.  Details are TBA. All are welcome to walk for any distance. Visit the Ka'apuni Facebook page for updates.

Vegan Potluck and Kirtan (Singing) - Sunday, March 1. Haiku, 2 pm - ???. $10 donation. 

Annie Get Your GunFriday, March 6 - Sunday, March 22, see show times. Iao Theater, Wailuku. Irving Berlin's popular musical about sharpshooters Annie Oakley and her sweetheart Frank Butler. Confession: I have one friend on stage and another behind the scenes, so if I'm going, you have to go too. : )

Whale and Ocean Arts Festival – Saturday, March 7 – Sunday, March 8. Under the Banyan Tree in Lahaina.  Celebrating the annual migration of Pacific Humpback whales to Maui. Learn about whales by naturalists, listen to live music, watch free entertainment, and meet local artists. FREE.

Art by Juna. Saturday, March 7. 6-8pm. Juna's Debut Art Show and Benefit. Celebrate one of Maui's rising stars and be part of a special evening featuring art, kombucha, pupus and live music. Juna is only 4 years old. Free.

Grow Some Good Fundraiser – Saturday, March 7 – Hotel Wailea. School gardens fundraiser featuring gourmet dinner, silent auction and live music.

OmZone Maui Whale Watch Drum Circle – Saturday March 7, 3:30 – 6 pm. Join drummers and musicians – not your ordinary whale watch trip.  

Volunteer at the Earthbag Building Workday at the Ka Hale O Ke Ola Homeless Resource Center in Wailuku. Saturday, March 7, 9 am - 4 pm. 

Spring Bazaar at the Paia Mantokuji Mission, Sunday, March 8, 7 am -11 am. Like a church rummage sale with a Japanese flavor. Yes, there are also yummy Japanese food items to buy. 

ONO – One Night Only. ONO Lit, Monday, March 9. 6:30 pm. Wailuku. Maui Onstage presents readings by local performers.

Upcountry Sustainability: Understanding the Hawaii Legislative Process. Monday, March 9. For people who are interested in preserving Hawaii’s natural beauty and protecting the environment. Free.

Symphony of the Soil. Friday, March 13, 6:30 pm. Film showing and reception sponsored by the Merwin Conservancy.  

Ohana Day at Kapahu Farm. Saturday, March 14, Kipahulu. 10am - 1 pm. Volunteer in a wetland taro patch. Lunch provided. 

Rainwater Harvesting Workshop - FREE. Tuesday, March 17, 11 am - 4 pm. University of Hawaii - Maui Campus, Laulima 211. When opening the link, scroll almost to the bottom.

Storytelling: Legends & Ghosts in HawaiĘ»i – Friday, March 20, Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

Beach Cleanup with the Surfrider Foundation, Saturday, March 21. Waiehu Beach. Details TBA.

TedxYouth Seabury Hall – Friday, March 29.  Seabury Hall, Makawao. This event brings talented young speakers from Maui’s public and private schools to share their perspectives and gifts.  $10 and up.

Prince Kuhio Ho’olaulea – Saturday, March 28, 9am - 4pm. A day of hula, music, art, exhibits, and keiki activities under the Banyan Tree in Lahaina to honor Prince Kuhio. FREE.

The Hawaiian Pa'u Rider - Sunday, March 29, 11 am - on. Documentary film on Hawaiian Pa'u Riders (Decorated Horses and Riders), followed by workshops on Pa'u wrapping and horse leis. Maui Arts and Cultural Center.


FREE Gardening class on Grafting, Orchard Fertilization and Pruning - Monday, March 30, 10 am - noon. Haiku. Register by emailing hgsn2011 (at) gmail (dot) com. 

Maui Friday Parties are also free throughout the month. More information here: www.MauiFridays.com

CONTESTS:
Maui Short Story Contest – Write a Maui short story of 1500 words or less. Deadline: March 27th.

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