Maui Events September 2017

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Howzit, brah?! This month we’ve got a ton of fun, family-friendly activities to look forward to, and are excited to share the aloha happenings for September on The Valley Isle. Be sure to let us know if we’ve missed anything in the comments, and we look forward to sharing the beauty of Maui with all of you!

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

 

Maui Events September 2017

Select Saturday Evenings (September 16th, 23rd & 30th):

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.

Maui Chef's Table

Every Third Tuesday (September 19th):

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, 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.

Island Art Party

September 1st

Maui Chef’s Invitational: Guests are invited to enjoy a multi-course meal, featuring eight chefs from the nation’s most successful restaurants, as they come together to showcase their artistry and knowledge in the culinary field. Located at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation; 6pm to 9:30pm; $250 per person.

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

Mapa Live Presents the Hunchback of Notre Dame: The famous love story of Quasimodo and Esmeralda comes to life on a grand scale in this reimagining of Victor Hugo’s tale of hope, acceptance, and what it means to be a hero. 7:30pm showing.

September 2nd

Family Class at Island Art Party: From 2pm to 4:30pm, reserve a spot in Kihei’s family-friendly painting class. Painting ‘Under the Sea,’ this class is open for ages 8 and up.

Maui Chef’s Invitational: Guests are invited to enjoy a multi-course meal, featuring eight chefs from the nation’s most successful restaurants, as they come together to showcase their artistry and knowledge in the culinary field. Located at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation; 6pm to 9:30pm; $250 per person.

Mapa Live Presents the Hunchback of Notre Dame: The famous love story of Quasimodo and Esmeralda comes to life on a grand scale in this reimagining of Victor Hugo’s tale of hope, acceptance, and what it means to be a hero. 7:30pm showing.

maui chef's invitational 2017

September 3rd

Maui Chef’s Invitational: Guests are invited to enjoy a special BBQ event, featuring eight chefs from the nation’s most successful restaurants, as they come together to showcase their artistry and knowledge in the culinary field. Located at The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation; 1pm to 4pm; $75 per person.

Mapa Live Presents the Hunchback of Notre Dame: The famous love story of Quasimodo and Esmeralda comes to life on a grand scale in this reimagining of Victor Hugo’s tale of hope, acceptance, and what it means to be a hero. 3pm showing.

September 5th

Certified Interpretive Guide Training Course: Haleakala Eco Tours, in partnership with the National Association for Interpretation (NAI), is offering a training course for individuals in the field of Interpretation. It is designed for individuals who deliver interpretive programs or have contact with the public at interpretive sites. September 5th to 8th at the Maui Beach Hotel.

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September 7th

Kakua Ka Pa’u – A Discussion on ‘A’ahu Hula: Head to the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater for a panel discussion with several Maui kumu hula to hear about traditions they carry in respect to costuming their halau, what inspires them, what doesn’t and more.

September 8th

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

Kakua Ka Pa’u – A Discussion on ‘A’ahu Hula: Head to the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater for a panel discussion with several Maui kumu hula to hear about traditions they carry in respect to costuming their halau, what inspires them, what doesn’t and more.

Blue Zones Project Celebrity Chef Cooking Demo: Head to Queen Ka’ahumanu Center to learn how to prepare yummy plant-based recipes that are Blue Zones approved, as well as free samples. Meet people from your community & join a potluck group to win prizes!

September 9th

Maui Humane Society Fur Ball 2017: The 2017 Fur Ball, presented by YourVet Maui, will transport guests back to the Roaring Twenties with the theme, “The Great Catsby: A Night of Purr-hibition.” Located at the Four Seasons Resort in Wailea.

Kakua Ka Pa’u – A Discussion on ‘A’ahu Hula: Head to the MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater for a panel discussion with several Maui kumu hula to hear about traditions they carry in respect to costuming their halau, what inspires them, what doesn’t and more.

September 15th

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

September 16th

13th Annual Lahaina Town Clean Up: Last year more than 500 volunteers participated in the Lahaina Town Clean Up, cleaning the Westside of Maui from Puamana to Mala Wharf and everywhere in-between. Will you join us this year?

Pailolo Challenge: The funnest downwind race in Hawaii! D.T. Fleming Beach Park, Maui to Kaunakakai Harbor, Moloka’i (26 miles). Organized by Hawaiian Canoe Club and sponsored by Coffees of Hawaii.

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September 19th

Richard Marx: The Chicago native has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, starting with his self-titled debut which spawned four Top 5 singles. Come see him at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

September 22nd

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

Paradigm Lost – A Film by Kai Lenny & Johnny DeCesare: Kai Lenny is continually challenging the notion of what a surfer is, riding huge waves and open-ocean swells on any means conceivable. Come see the film at the MACC.

A Touch of Soul with Hawaii’s Male Vocalist of the Year, Josh TatofiHawaiian Music Live calls him the Polynesian Luther Vandross, which aptly describes the soothing voice of Josh Tatofi.

September 23rd

St. John’s Kula Festival: Head Upcountry to enjoy this family-friendly festival, featuring a live and silent auction, keiki zone, farmers market, entertainment and more. 9am-4pm; $1 entry.

2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Head to Wailuku for a 1 – 3 mile walk to raise community awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and raise funds to support the Alzheimer’s Association.

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September 29th

Chinese Moon Festival: View displays of lanterns and offerings to the moon goddess at Wo Hing Museum on Front Street from 10am to 8:30pm. Kids can enjoy making paper lanterns. People of all ages can explore cultural activities, listen to traditional music, and watch Chinese cooking on a wok.

90th Birthday Tribute to W.S. Merwin: In celebration of his 90th birthday, the Merwin Conservancy presents an evening in tribute to U.S. Poet Laureate, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, translator, environmentalist, and 40-year Maui resident, W.S. Merwin, whose peerless literary gifts have inspired millions and have consistently broken new ground in the world of poetry.

Shank’s Mare: Yara Arts Group presents a collaborative puppet performance by American puppet artist Tom Lee and Japanese traditional puppeteer Koryu Nishikawa V.

September 30th

6th Annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes: Located at the Outlets of Maui, you’re invited to join Women Helping Women’s West Maui Task Force and don a pair of red high heels to help raise awareness about violence against women.

Queen Kaahumanu Center’s 1st Maui Baby Expo: This family-fun event is focused on parents and expecting parents. Includes parent/keiki education, Maui Keiki Product and Service Resource Fair, along with a Baby Crawling Contest, Keiki Fashion show, activities, entertainment, door prizes and more.

Damian Marley & J Boog: The youngest son of Bob Marley, Damian Marley is back on the road, promoting his newly released Stony Hill album. J Boog is a singer who fuses reggae with R&B, hip hop and rock. Gates open at 5pm.

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Look Ahead >> 10 Day Ancient Lomi Lomi Retreat: This is a special opportunity to experience this rare & sacred wisdom from within, embraced by the mana, energy and spirit of Hawai’i. Located on a private farm in the remote area of Kipahulu, Maui.

 

Mahalo for reading our list of Maui’s best events for September! We’re wishing you a wonderful time in the 50th State, and hope you enjoy our beautiful culture, weather, food and scenery. Aloha!

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