Maui Events August 2018

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Planning the last summertime adventures of the year on Maui? Lucky you! This month, there’s plenty to look forward to on the Valley Isle, from weekly dining events and a coffee festival at Maui Tropical Plantation to film, music, comedy events and weekly town parties, ideal for visitors and residents of all ages. Don’t forget to share your photos with us on Facebook & Instagram.

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 August 2018

Select Friday & Saturday Evenings (August 3rd, 11th, 18th & 25th):

Maui Chef’s Table – Come experience the Maui Chef’s Table culinary adventure on the grounds of Maui Tropical Plantation! Enjoy 9 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; 6pm – 9:30pm.

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August 2nd

North of Nightfall – Hawaii Premiere: Hidden among the glaciers on Axel Heiberg Island, high in the Arctic Circle, are mountain bike lines too incredible to ignore. See a free screening of ‘North of Nightfall’ at the MACC as athletes embark on an expedition to the top of the world to explore this relatively unknown land.

August 3rd

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

Iliza Shlesinger: Originally from Dallas, Iliza Shlesinger is the only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC’S Last Comic Standing. See her perform live at the MACC’s Castle Theater.

August 4th

11th Annual Seed to Cup Coffee Festival: The Maui Coffee Association will present their 11th Annual Seed to Cup Coffee Festival from 9am to 4pm at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu. This event is FREE and open to the public! Coffee Brewing and Roasting will be demonstrated throughout the day and the talented chefs at The Mill House Restaurant will be serving up coffee inspired food for sale from 11:30am to 2pm.

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

The Maui Dharma Center Fundraiser: The Maui Dharma Center is pleased to present this fundraising evening of slides and a film chronicling a formidable, sacred journey to Mt. Kailash, Tibet. In addition, enjoy a screening of “Kailash – Return to Tibet,” a movie by Emmy-award winning filmmaker, Dr. Tom Vendetti.

August 8th

Summer Family Class Art Series: From 7pm to 9:30pm, reserve a spot in Kihei’s family-friendly painting class. This class is open for ages 8 and up.

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August 9th

Home Free: The all-vocal country sensation, Home Free, is bringing Nashville country standards and country-dipped pop hits to Maui. The five-man band has become known for their show-stopping performances that mix their signature no-instrument, all-vocal music with their quick-witted humor.

August 10th

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

Albatross – A One Man Play: Written and performed as a rollicking sea yarn, Albatross is a fast-paced stage show that explores themes of regret, isolation, and the interconnected relationship between humans and the natural world. 7:30pm at the MACC.

August 11th

Albatross – A One Man Play: Written and performed as a rollicking sea yarn, Albatross is a fast-paced stage show that explores themes of regret, isolation, and the interconnected relationship between humans and the natural world. 3pm & 7:30pm at the MACC.

August 12th

Albatross – A One Man Play: Written and performed as a rollicking sea yarn, Albatross is a fast-paced stage show that explores themes of regret, isolation, and the interconnected relationship between humans and the natural world. 3pm at the MACC.

Maui Chamber Orchestra & Chorus – Joseph Haydn’s HARMONIEMESSE: The Maui Chamber Orchestra and Chorus, joined by the Cornell University Chamber Singers of Ithaca, New York, present Joseph Haydn’s last major work, the powerful and radiant, “Harmoniemesse” (Hob. XXII:14).

August 17th

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

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August 18th

Maui Calls 2018: Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s signature gala event includes a fresh flower lei greeting and Hawaiian music serenade. Mix, mingle, and taste delectable pupus and premium wines served by vintners from boutique wineries around the world, and dance the night away to live music.

August 19th

Malama Land & Sea – Papalaua Beach Park: Join Maui Ocean Center, The Aquarium of Hawaii and MOC Marine Institute to help up clean trash and litter from Papalaua Beach – the first beach out of the tunnel on Maui’s west side. The day may also include a volunteer snorkeling cleanup targeting marine debris such as discarded fishing line and weights, conditions permitting. After the event everybody is invited on a short walk to view the ancient Hawaiian petroglyphs nearby.

August 23rd

Greta Van Fleet: Exploding onto the music scene last year with all U.S. headline dates sold out, their debut single, “Highway Tune,” a #1 rock radio track in the U.S. and Canada, and an inaugural European tour sold out, Greta Van Fleet comes to the MACC.

August 24th

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

The Merwin Conservancy Presents Susan Middleton in the Green Room: In this special Green Room presentation from the Merwin Conservancy, artist and author Susan Middleton will share portraits of rare Hawaiian flora and fauna, highlighting W.S. Merwin’s eloquent foreword to the book, Remains of a Rainbow, followed by a look at the wondrous realm of marine invertebrates, “the little things that run the world,” from her book, Spineless.

MAPA LIVE Presents Into the Woods: Whether you’re a musical theatre virgin or a die-hard Sondheim fan, you won’t want to miss the theatrical event of the summer, featuring an A-list of Maui’s most talented performers. 7:30pm at the MACC.

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August 25th

MAPA LIVE Presents Into the Woods: Whether you’re a musical theatre virgin or a die-hard Sondheim fan, you won’t want to miss the theatrical event of the summer, featuring an A-list of Maui’s most talented performers. 7:30pm at the MACC.

August 26th

MAPA LIVE Presents Into the Woods: Whether you’re a musical theatre virgin or a die-hard Sondheim fan, you won’t want to miss the theatrical event of the summer, featuring an A-list of Maui’s most talented performers. 3pm at the MACC.

Henry Kapono & Friends: Henry Kapono and a star-studded line up of Hawaii’s most popular entertainers will come together with an evening of music, laughter, and stories as they share the hit songs and celebrate the soundtrack of Hawaii.

Traveling Plate Maui ‘In the Kitchen’: Learn firsthand the skills that make a top chef at this unique interactive “cooking class” where guests will get to work side-by-side Maui’s favorite chefs as they help create a locally sourced dish. Guests will travel from chef station to chef station learning skills and having fun along the way. Located at Sugar Beach Events in North Kihei; tickets $75-$95 per person.

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August 31st

Lanai Fifth Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment at Lanai’s Dole Park.

MAPA LIVE Presents Into the Woods: Whether you’re a musical theatre virgin or a die-hard Sondheim fan, you won’t want to miss the theatrical event of the summer, featuring an A-list of Maui’s most talented performers. 7:30pm at the MACC.

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*Sneak Peak – Kula Festival 2018Next month, be sure to check out the 36th annual Kula Festival at St. John’s Church on September 22nd from 9am to 4pm. Dancing, crafts, local food and beautiful views!

 

Mahalo for reading our list of Maui’s top August 2018 events! We hope you have a glorious time exploring our favorite island, and a hui hou…

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