Maui Events November 2016

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With fall in full swing, there’s lots to celebrate and be thankful for this month of November! As whale seasons begins, travelers flock from all over the world to celebrate their arrival, as well as the fast-approaching holiday season. This month, you won’t want to miss special events such as the Maui Chef’s Invitational, Made in Maui County Festival, Turkey Trot, dance shows and variety of live music and theater performances.

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

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Maui Events November 2016

Saturday Evenings (November 5th, 19th & 26th):

Maui Chef’s Table – Come experience the Maui Chef’s Table culinary adventure on the grounds of Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy 7 courses of unique, farm-fresh cuisine and craft cocktails, all prepared in a gorgeous island setting. Please check their calendar for dates and tickets. $150 per person, including tax and gratuity.

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Every Third Tuesday (November 15th):

Brushstrokes & Brews – On the third Tuesday of each month, Island Art Party brings its fun painting classes to The Maui Brewing Co. in Kihei. Come create a beautiful painting of ‘Reflecting Palms’ this month, and enjoy happy hour pricing in the tasting room all night! Only $59 (kama’aina discount available with ID) and it sells out quick, so book early. Ages 16+ only.

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November 2nd

Hawaii Rural Water Association’s 1st Annual Conference and EXPO: A full and diverse program for managers and operators of both water and wastewater, participants will be given the opportunity to get hands on instruction on a variety of topics, as well as potentially earn valuable CEU’s in the process.

November 3rd

Hawaii Rural Water Association’s 1st Annual Conference and EXPO: A full and diverse program for managers and operators of both water and wastewater, participants will be given the opportunity to get hands on instruction on a variety of topics, as well as potentially earn valuable CEU’s in the process.

November 4th

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

Hawaii Rural Water Association’s 1st Annual Conference and EXPO: A full and diverse program for managers and operators of both water and wastewater, participants will be given the opportunity to get hands on instruction on a variety of topics, as well as potentially earn valuable CEU’s in the process.

Made in Maui County Festival Shopper’s Preview: Serious shoppers who want a one-day head start can purchase tickets for a special “Shoppers Preview” on Friday, November 4. Tickets are limited, only 500 will be sold to the general public!

East Meets West Festival: Jazz Maui presents the East Meets West Festival, encouraging cross-cultural musical collaborations and attracting a worldwide range of musical educators and performers to Maui.

Kumu Kahua Theatre – UchinaAloha: Located at the MACC, playwright Lee Tonouchi brings us a warm tale of generations of an Okinawan family in Hawaii.

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November 5th

Made in Maui County Festival: The 3rd annual Made In Maui County Festival, featuring a wide variety of Hawaii valued-added products, including foods, produce, art, crafts, jewelry, fashions, gifts, and collectibles. Enjoy a full day of shopping, along with product demonstrations, a fashion show, food trucks, prize drawings, and more!

Maui Comic Con 2016: Located at the Lahaina Cannery Mall and free to the public, join us for a free cosplay contest, live panels and interviews, local art, free face painting and much more.

Ka Limo O Maui’s 60th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring past board members and supporters with a special presentation to Peter Martin. Dinner Created by Chef Geno Sarmiento includes food stations and two drinks.

Ron White: Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. Now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and feature film actor, Ron White has established himself as a star and will perform at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

East Meets West Festival: Jazz Maui presents the East Meets West Festival, encouraging cross-cultural musical collaborations and attracting a worldwide range of musical educators and performers to Maui.

Kumu Kahua Theatre – UchinaAloha: Located at the MACC, playwright Lee Tonouchi brings us a warm tale of generations of an Okinawan family in Hawaii.

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November 6th

Family Class at Island Art Party: Celebrate the weekend with a family class at Kihei’s Island Art Party. Ages 8 and up are welcome to join in on a painting of ‘Beach Buddies.’ Kama’aina discount available with a local ID.

Maui Comic Con 2016: Located at the Lahaina Cannery Mall and free to the public, join us for a free cosplay contest, live panels and interviews, local art, free face painting and much more.

6th Annual La’a Kea Fall Family Festival: Festivities begin at noon, with live music by one of Maui’s favorite musicians, Eric Gilliom. Come for craft projects, games, face painting, hay rides, a silent auction, organic shave ice, and the annual world famous pie contest. This is a free event and fun for the whole family.

Halau o Ka Hanu Lehua: Head to the MACC for this special celebratory night of beautiful chant, music, and hula featuring Hawaii’s trio sensation, Keauhou, and other special guests.

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November 10th

An Evening with the Modern Maori Quartet: This signature cabaret style show promises a trip down memory lane as this multitalented foursome bring a fresh twist to Kiwi golden oldies and a unique spin on recent international hits.

November 11th

Maui Chef’s Invitational: Don’t miss this amazing foodie event, located conveniently at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation. You’re invited to join this culinary adventure, featuring 7 highly-acclaimed chefs from various cities and backgrounds. It’s a weekend to engage your senses and indulge in creative cuisine, a chance to learn from and interact with leading chefs and enjoy the company of fellow enthusiasts.

Lahaina Second Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment on Lahaina’s famous Front Street.

Sun Yat-Sen Festival: Honoring the life and achievements of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, known as The Father of Modern China, this festival features cultural activities like calligraphy and knot tying, as well as Chinese traditional music and sample Cantonese food.

Veteran’s Day at Island Art Party: Veterans paint for free with military ID. Active Duty Military paints for half off regular admission price! Come join us for a painting of a ‘Koi Pond’. Ages 16+ only.

26th Annual Hula O Na Keiki Celebration Event: The hula competition is just one facet of a 2 day event designed to allow participants the opportunity to learn about and nurture Hawaiian cultural values. This gives each student a sense of appreciation for the past and a deeper sense of identity with their Hawaiian ancestors.

Morgan Heritage: Undoubtedly one of contemporary reggae’s most powerful forces on the global stage, the sensational roots reggae quintet heads to Maui’s Yokouchi Pavilion & Courtyard for a special performance.

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November 12th

Maui Chef’s Invitational: Don’t miss this amazing foodie event, located conveniently at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation. You’re invited to join this culinary adventure, featuring 7 highly-acclaimed chefs from various cities and backgrounds. It’s a weekend to engage your senses and indulge in creative cuisine, a chance to learn from and interact with leading chefs and enjoy the company of fellow enthusiasts.

6th Annual Zip 4 The Trees: Located at Skyline Eco-Adventures Haleakala, Zip 4 The Trees is Skyline’s premier annual conservation and fundraising event that brings the Maui community together to do good and have fun by helping to preserve and protect Maui’s fragile eco-system. Plant native Hawaiian trees, and enjoying a fun day of ziplining, music, food and fun with all proceeds from the event being donated to several Maui charities.

Sun Yat-Sen Festival: Honoring the life and achievements of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, known as The Father of Modern China, this festival features cultural activities like calligraphy and knot tying, as well as Chinese traditional music and sample Cantonese food.

26th Annual Hula O Na Keiki Celebration Event: The hula competition is just one facet of a 2 day event designed to allow participants the opportunity to learn about and nurture Hawaiian cultural values. This gives each student a sense of appreciation for the past and a deeper sense of identity with their Hawaiian ancestors.

4th Annual Lanai Holiday Food & Crafts Fair: Located at Lanai’s Dole Park, this is the perfect setting and event for picnics and a fun family outing.

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November 13th

Maui Chef’s Invitational: Don’t miss this amazing foodie event, located conveniently at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation. You’re invited to join this culinary adventure, featuring 7 highly-acclaimed chefs from various cities and backgrounds. It’s a weekend to engage your senses and indulge in creative cuisine, a chance to learn from and interact with leading chefs and enjoy the company of fellow enthusiasts.

Maui Aloha Classic Closing Celebration: Celebrate the Maui Aloha Classic event with dinner, trophies, prizes and music. Free admission.

November 17th

I Moving Lab Dance Performance: An intercultural and indigenous based contemporary movement and performance ensemble, head to this free event at the MACC for a concert of short works and excerpts by five talented choreographers.

November 18th

Makawao Third Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment on Makawao’s Baldwin Avenue.

Nahko & Medicine for the People: A mix of hip hop and folk rock with a world message, see Nahko’s memorable outdoor performance at the MACC’s Yokouchi Pavilion & Courtyard.

November 19th

Maui Stampers & Friends Holiday Craft Fair: Located at the Kahului Masonic Lodge, get a jump start on your holiday shopping with gifts, decor, handmade items, baked goods, jewelry and Lularoe.

Billy Currington: Joining a rank few current country artists have achieved with ten #1 singles, Billy Currington’s latest album and tour bears the breezy title, Summer Forever, showcasing his smooth and distinctive voice.

Aloha Kalikimaka Benefit Gala: Located at Wailuku’s Yokouchi Estate, step back into the 1950s and
celebrate a “Blue Hawaii” holiday with the Pacific Cancer Foundation.

The Dover Quartet: Catapulting to international stardom following a stunning sweep of the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition and becoming one of the most in-demand ensembles in the world, head to the MACC to see The Dover Quartet.

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November 23rd

John Mayall: Lazar Bear is proud to present the godfather of British blues and living blues, John Mayall, along with his hottest band ever on their three-island Hawaii tour.

November 24th – HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Turkey Trot: You must guess and register your time with the registration people before you start the race. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner will depend on how close you come to your guessed time. No smart phones or any timing device are allow.

November 25th

Kihei Fourth Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment at Kihei’s Azeka Shopping Center.

Adventure Club – Lei’d in Hawaii: Influenced by producers like Tiesto and Skrillex, Canada’s Adventure Club blended the sounds of their inspirations, offering a mix of slick EDM and floor-rumbling dubstep. Must be 18+.

Mary Poppins at Iao TheaterEveryone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure, located conveniently in Wailuku Town at Maui’s Iao Theater. *Happening every Friday, Saturday & Sunday through December 11th.

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November 26th

DUKE by Moses Goods: Award-winning actor, writer, and storyteller, Moses Goods, creates an unforgettable portrayal of the life of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku in his one-man show entitled “Duke,” located at the MACC.

November 27th

Yule Be Home For Christmas: From holiday classics and sing-alongs to new arrangements of old favorites, this is the concert to get your holiday spirit in high gear, and this year, enjoy the concert on the grand stage of the Castle Theater.

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November 29th

Na Mele O Maui: This year’s theme, “Aloha ‘Ia No Maui, For the Love of Maui,” features songs written about the Valley Island. The song competition is open to students in grades K-12, and the student art competition is open to high schools students. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Wishing you a wonderful adventure on Maui this November, and we look forward to celebrating the holidays and spreading aloha alongside all of you!