Maui Events: August 2015

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Summertime’s not over yet, y’all! August has a whole heap of awesome events throughout the island, including Obon Festivals, a chili cook-off, live music performances, comedy shows, free outdoor movies and more, so check out our list of events and get busy livin’ (or get busy dyin’).

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For more information or to see the best weekly, monthly and yearly celebrations, check out our calendar of Upcoming Maui Events.

 

August 2015 Event List

 

August 1

Maui Women’s Golf Invitational – Held at King Kamehameha Golf Club

Saturdays in the Shade Free Summer Concert Series – Live music performance from a surprise guest at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center

Maui Obon Festival – Wailuku Hongwanji Mission Obon Service at 7pm, Dancing at 8pm

 

 

August 2

Maui Women’s Golf Invitational – Held at King Kamehameha Golf Club

4th Annual Kraig Vickers Honor Run – Held at Kanaha Beach Park; 5K begins at 7:30am, 3K begins at 7:35am

Ikaika Nui Extreme Obstacle Challenge – Consists of 14-18 obstacles and challenges on a 2 mile course at Mendes Ranch

Future Leadership Camp Kickoff – Leadership camp for ages 13 to 18 at the YMCA Camp Keanae

CASI Hawai‘i State Chili Championship Cookoff – 3rd annual chili cookoff held at Ulupalakua Ranch and Maui’s Winery – $5 tasting kits for attendees!

Maui Masterworks Festival 2015 All Mozart Concert – Performances by The Maui Chamber Orchestra, Maui Masterworks Chorale and singers from the Finger Lakes Choral Festival in New York. Held at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

August 3

Kaanapali Golf Course’s ‘World’s Largest Golf Outing’ – Fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project to assist injured service members.

 

August 4

Blue ‘Aina Reef Clean-Up – Hosted by Trilogy Excursions & Surfrider Foundation; 9am to 12pm, lunch and beverages provided

HAPA Summer Music Series at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy live music from one of Hawaii’s best musical groups, craft cocktails and dinner from ‘Aipono Award-Winning Chef of the Year, Jeff Scheer. Get your tickets here.

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August 5

HAPA Summer Music Series at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy live music from one of Hawaii’s best musical groups, craft cocktails and dinner from ‘Aipono Award-Winning Chef of the Year, Jeff Scheer. Get your tickets here.

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August 6

Maui Comedy Festival Presents Patton Oswalt – Stand-up comedy performance at the MACC’s Castle Theatre.

 

 

August 7

Huliau Food & Film Festival – 3rd annual festival to raise funds for Maui Huliau Foundation’s environmental education programs for Maui’s youth, held at at Seabury Hall.

Wailuku First Friday – Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment on Wailuku’s historic Market Street.

Maui Obon Festival – Lahaina Hongwanji Mission Obon Service at 6:30pm, Dancing at 8pm

 

 

August 8

Maui Open Golf Tournament – 36-hole stroke-play event held at The Dunes at Maui Lani

Family Day: A Community Celebration of the Arts – Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center hosts a family-friendly celebration to mark the opening of the Hui’s Annual Youth Art Exhibition.

Maui Obon Festival – Lahaina Hongwanji Mission Obon Service at 6:30pm, Dancing at 8pm

Kona Brewing Co. Presents The Green – Come see The Green, live in concert, at Maui Tropical Plantation’s “Field of Dreams”. Must be 21+, tickets $21 per person!

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August 9

Maui Open Golf Tournament – 36-hole stroke-play event held at The Dunes at Maui Lani

 

 

August 11

HAPA Summer Music Series at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy live music from one of Hawaii’s best musical groups, craft cocktails and dinner from ‘Aipono Award-Winning Chef of the Year, Jeff Scheer. Get your tickets here.

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August 12

HAPA Summer Music Series at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy live music from one of Hawaii’s best musical groups, craft cocktails and dinner from ‘Aipono Award-Winning Chef of the Year, Jeff Scheer. Get your tickets here.

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August 14

Lahaina Second Friday Celebration – Live music, ono grinds, shopping and entertainment.

Maui Calls: Celebrating The Boat Days of Old Hawaii – The MACC’s signature fundraiser gala held on the Yokouchi Pavilion and A&B Amphitheater. Must be 21+.

 

 

August 15

8th Annual Seed-to-Cup Coffee Festival 2015 – Presented by the Maui Coffee Association, this free event features live coffee roasting and pulping demonstrations, gourmet foods by The Mill House’s Executive Chef Jeff Scheer, full bar of refreshments, entertainment, vendors, silent auction and more. 9am to 3pm, held at The Mill House’s Shell Theater and Center Lawn.

Deja Vu 11 – Food, wine, and dancing event held at King Kamehameha Golf Club.

Whale Trust Benefit Dinner & John Cruz Performance – Includes a local farm-to-table buffet, silent auction, and live music under the stars at Lumeria Maui.

Maui Obon Festival – Kahului Jodo Mission Obon Service at 6:30pm, Dancing at 7:30pm

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August 18

HAPA Summer Music Series at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy live music from one of Hawaii’s best musical groups, craft cocktails and dinner from ‘Aipono Award-Winning Chef of the Year, Jeff Scheer. Get your tickets here.

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August 19

HAPA Summer Music Series at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy live music from one of Hawaii’s best musical groups, craft cocktails and dinner from ‘Aipono Award-Winning Chef of the Year, Jeff Scheer. Get your tickets here.

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August 21

Makawao Third Friday Celebration – Live music, ono grinds, shopping and entertainment.

BAMP Project Presents Magic! – Pop, R&B, and reggae group Magic! performs on the MACC’s Events Lawn.

MAPA Live Presents Evita – Hawaii musician Amy Hanaialiʻi Gilliom performs in the iconic rock musical at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

 

 

August 22

Hana Cultural Center’s 17th Annual Ho’olaulea – Free event with food booths, live music, hula performances, hands-on activities, traditional Hawaiian games, storytelling, petting zoo, and informational and vendor booths, held on the grassy lot below the Hana Ranch Store.

Soul Kitchen Performs at Charley’s – Live music performance from Soul Kitchen at Charley’s in Paia. $10 tickets at the door.

MAPA Live Presents Evita – Hawaii musician Amy Hanaialiʻi Gilliom performs in the iconic rock musical at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

 

 

August 23

Maui Solo Event Autocross Competition – Heat 1 starts at approximately 9:45am, Heat 2 starts at approximately 12:35pm; held at Maui Raceway Park.

MAPA Live Presents Evita – Hawaii musician Amy Hanaialiʻi Gilliom performs in the iconic rock musical at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

 

 

August 25

Iao Theater Presents the Legendary Roger McGuinn of The Byrds – 1991 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Roger McGuinn performs August 25th and 26th at Iao Theater in Wailuku.

HAPA Summer Music Series at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy live music from one of Hawaii’s best musical groups, craft cocktails and dinner from ‘Aipono Award-Winning Chef of the Year, Jeff Scheer. Get your tickets here.

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August 26

Iao Theater Presents the Legendary Roger McGuinn of The Byrds – 1991 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Roger McGuinn performs August 25th and 26th at Iao Theater in Wailuku.

HAPA Summer Music Series at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy live music from one of Hawaii’s best musical groups, craft cocktails and dinner from ‘Aipono Award-Winning Chef of the Year, Jeff Scheer. Get your tickets here.

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August 27

Akaku Basic Field Production Training – Certification for use of a full feature video camera, microphones and lighting equipment for location use, held at Akaku Maui Television Studio.

 

 

August 28

Akaku Basic Field Production Training – Certification for use of a full feature video camera, microphones and lighting equipment for location use, held at Akaku Maui Television Studio.

MAPA Live Presents Evita – Hawaii musician Amy Hanaialiʻi Gilliom performs in the iconic rock musical at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

 

 

August 29

Kiwanis Club of Kahului’s 3rd Annual Golf Tournament – Proceeds benefit Maui Memorial Medical Center’s Pediatrics Department; held at The Dunes at Maui Lani.

“Pathways to our Future” Benefit – Annual fundraiser dinner for the MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund held at The Fairmont Kea Lani.

Akaku Basic Field Production Training – Certification for use of a full feature video camera, microphones and lighting equipment for location use, held at Akaku Maui Television Studio.

MAPA Live Presents Evita – Hawaii musician Amy Hanaialiʻi Gilliom performs in the iconic rock musical at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

Maui Obon Festival – Kula Shofukuji Mission Obon Service at 6:30pm, Dancing at 7:30pm

 

August 30

2nd Annual Credit Unions of Maui Charity Golf Tournament – Proceeds benefit the Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children; held at Kahili Golf Course in Wailuku.

MAPA Live Presents Evita – Hawaii musician Amy Hanaialiʻi Gilliom performs in the iconic rock musical at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

 

 

Mahalo for reading! Now get goin’.