Maui Events January 2020

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Happy New Year, people! Time to rinse off that champagne hangover in the Pacific and order up some loco moco to really get your 2020 diet kickstarted. This year, we’re set to celebrate the New Year in style with plenty of activities around the island, from weekly classes at Island Art Party to concerts, local town parties, art exhibits and more.

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 January 2020

 

January 2nd

Tommy Emmanual, CGP: With a professional career in music that began at age 6, Australian-American guitarist/singer/songwriter Tommy Emmanual is one of the world’s best guitarists. Enjoy a night of Emmanual’s guitar mastery, joined by special guests Frank Vignola and Vinnie Raniolo. The show begins at 7:30 in the Castle Theater, Maui Arts and Cultural Center.

 

January 3rd

Old Dominion: Topping the Billboard charts and having recently received their second CMA Vocal Group of the Year award, Old Dominion is one of the hottest bands in country music today. Join them at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center, gates open at 5:30, show begins at 6:45.

Wailuku First Friday: Cruise Wailuku’s historic market street and sample ono grinds, enjoy live music, and browse local vendors and shops at Wailuku’s Town Party.

 

January 4th

Willie K & Friends Bluesfest: Hawaiian legend Willie K and his Warehouse Blues Band will be hosting special guests at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center for a night of blues. Guest artists include Gretchen Rhodes, John Akapo, the Deborah Vial Band, Alice Cooper, Dave Mason, and more!

Family Class at Island Art Party: Pick up a paintbrush and get creative at Maui’s most family-friendly art class. Learn how to paint a jellyfish and take home your own artwork! Ages 8 and up welcome, class runs from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

 

January 5th

Family Class at Island Art Party: Pick up a paintbrush and get creative at Maui’s most family-friendly art class. Learn how to paint a palm tree beach scene and take home your own artwork! Ages 8 and up welcome, class runs from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

 

January 6th

Wood Shops and Projects: A panel of artists including Dean Pulver, Tai Lake, Paul Schurch, and Koji Tanaka will discuss topics of interest about the process, tools, techniques, and fine art of woodworking. Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Haynes & Alexa Higashi Meeting Rooms. 5pm.

 

January 7th

Exhibit: The Woodworkers Journey: Titled, ‘From Concept to Creation’, this exhibit features different pieces from 25 artists from Hawaii and the mainland. The exhibit runs until February 23 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.

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January 10th

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

 

January 11th

Family Class at Island Art Party: Pick up a paintbrush and get creative at Maui’s most family-friendly art class. Learn how to paint a full moon beach scene and take home your own artwork! Ages 8 and up welcome, class runs from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

 

January 12th

Ke’ala’Iliahi: Hālau Kekuaokalā’au’ala’iliahi humbly presents Ke’ala’Iliahi, a fragrant offering of aloha celebrating 15 wonderful years of hula: sharing mele, hula, and stories from their lei of memories, and honoring those who have made lasting impressions on their lives. Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s Castle Theater, 5pm.

Family Class at Island Art Party: From 2pm to 4:30pm, reserve a spot in Kihei’s family-friendly painting class. Learn how to paint a dolphin sunset scene and take home your own artwork. Class is open to ages 8 and up.

 

January 15th

Concert at the Shops of Wailea: Join Kalani Pea for a night of music at the Shops of Wailea. The show will begin at 5:30 and is a free, public event.

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January 16th

Camarena RCO: Join Camarena RCO for their Maui debut. Compromised by several members of Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Camarena RCO’s small ensemble explores a more intimate orchestral repertoire. Show begins at 7:30 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.

 

January 18th

Fit 4 The Dogs: Healthy Dog Festival: Calling all dog lovers! Queen Ka’ahumanu Center is hosting a fundraiser for Caring K9s Maui. Learn more about your dog and enjoy the keiki activities, presentations, games, and dog parade around the mall. All proceeds go to Caring K9s Maui.

Family Class at Island Art Party: Pick up a paintbrush and get creative at Maui’s most family-friendly art class. Learn how to paint a heart wave and take home your own artwork! Ages 8 and up welcome, class runs from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

 

January 19th

Family Class at Island Art Party: Pick up a paintbrush and get creative at Maui’s most family-friendly art class. Learn how to paint a panda and take home your own artwork! Ages 8 and up welcome, class runs from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

 

January 23rd

Aspen Sante Fe Ballet: The Aspen Sante Fe Ballet continues their tour on Maui as part of “The MACC Presents” series. Compromised by a handful of talented dancers and top choreographic talent, the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet highlights the contemporary classic genre of ballet. Show begins at 7:30 pm in the Castle Theater.

 

January 24th

Stanley Jordan Plays Jimi: Four-time Grammy nominee Stanley Jordan brings Jimi Hendrix back to life in this energetic tribute concert. Famous for playing the guitar using two hands on the fretboard, Stanley Jordan is a world-renowned guitarist. He will be joined by bassist Gary Kelly and percussionist Kenwood Dennard. 7:30 pm, McCoy Studio Theater.

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

 

January 25th

Family Class at Island Art Party: Pick up a paintbrush and get creative at Maui’s most family-friendly art class. Learn how to paint an underwater scene and take home your own artwork! Ages 8 and up welcome, class runs from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

Island Art Party

 

January 26th

Maui Pop Orchestra Broadway Pops: Maui Pops Orchestra annual sell-out show will feature singer Jodi Benson. She joins with the 50+ member Maui Pops Orchestra in presenting a show of familiar and family-friendly music! 3:00 pm at the Castle Theater.

 

January 29th

Concert at the Shops: Join Josh Tatofi for a night of music at the Shops of Wailea. The show will begin at 5:30 and is a free public event.

 

January 30th

Joy Haro in the Green Room: The Merwin Conservancy presents an intimate evening with current U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo in the Green Room. Harjo is the first Native American to be named U.S. Poet Laureate. The presentation will be followed by a book-signing at a courtyard reception with refreshments.

 

January 31st

Kūpaoa and Mark Yamanaka: Join multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award winners Kūpaoa and Mark Yamanaka at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center for a night of harmonies, Hawaiian mele, and traditional classics.

Lanai Fifth Friday: Hop on the ferry and cross the channel over to Lanai for Maui County’s most unique Friday Town Party. Enjoy live music, hula, browse local vendors, sample ono food, and support Lanai businesses in this fun-filled party in Lanai City!

Lanai

 

Mahalo for reading our list of Maui’s coolest events for this month! We hope you have a memorable experience exploring the beauty of the Aloha State, and be sure to let us know your favorite activities in the comments below. Aloha!

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