Spring has almost sprung here on The Valley Isle, and there is plenty to keep you busy this March. Whether you’re headed to Maui for a romantic honeymoon getaway, on a family trip to the tropics or an adventurous solo mission, there are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself on one of the island’s top travel destinations.
For more information or to see the best weekly, monthly and yearly celebrations, check out our calendar of Upcoming Maui Events.
Maui Events March 2019
Saturday Evenings (March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th):
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.
Wailuku First Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family fun entertainment on Wailuku’s historic Market Street.
Corinne Bailey Ray: From Leeds, England, singer/songwriter/musician Corinne Bailey Rae shot to stardom with her self-titled #1 UK debut album in 2006, featuring the global hits “Put Your Records On“ and “Like A Star”. See her live at the MACC’s Castle Theater.
Family Class at Island Art Party: From 2pm to 4:30pm, reserve a spot in Kihei’s family-friendly painting class. Painting an island-inspired scene, this class is open for ages 8 and up.
MEO Annual Gala: Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. will be holding its second annual Gala event at the King Kamehameha Golf Club in Waikapu. This year’s theme will be “A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Rock ‘n Roll” and Senator Roz Baker will be honored for her many contributions to the Maui community.
8th Annual Maui 5K: 100% of the profits from the event will be distributed back to the participating schools to be used to enhance or improve the school’s physical fitness, play and athletic programs. The event relies on donations from local businesses and organizations and support from volunteers to make this a success!
Ebb & Flow Arts: Ebb & Flow Arts celebrates its twentieth anniversary season with a multifaceted concert of new music and film featuring the Ebb & Ensemble, comprised of Ignace Jang on violin, Sung Chan Chang on cello, and Robert Pollock on piano.
Baldwin High School Band: Head to the Castle Theater for the annual School Band Concert Series, beginning with the Baldwin High School Band. These free concerts allow the next generation of musicians to experience the same world-class stage setting that the superstars enjoy.
Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s /peh-LO-tah/ A Futbol-Framed Freedom Suite: Soccer – as both an intricate, euphoric choreography and an exploited corporate cash cow – is the subject of this electric meditation on the racial dimensions of the sport from multi-talented theater artist and performer Marc Bamuthi Joseph.
Lahaina Second Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment on Lahaina’s famous Front Street.
Maui Academy of Performing Arts Annual Gala: Get ready to celebrate Hollywood at MAPA’s Toast to Tinseltown! Escape for a glitzy, glamorous evening of fun, frivolity and fabulous entertainment benefiting MAPA’s performing arts programs for kids.
Taste of School Gardens: Benefiting Grow Some Good, this annual premier local food event at Maui Tropical Plantaton features delicious creations from 11 top Maui restaurants with an emphasis on locally grown produce. Guest will also enjoy select wines and beers, live entertainment and exciting live and silent auctions. This important community fundraiser supports Grow Some Good’s school garden program, providing hands-on, outdoor learning experiences that cultivate curiosity about natural life cycles, connect students to their food sources, and inspire better nutrition choices for more than 4,000 youth in 10 schools throughout Maui.
Spring Pops featuring Debbie Gravitte & Sal Viviano: Prolific entertainer Sal Viviano joins forces with Tony Award-winner Debbie Gravitte to thrill and delight our audience in “The Sweet Sounds of Big Band,” a celebration of music from the Big Band Era.
King Kekaulike High School Band: The public is invited to attend and support Maui’s hard-working young performing artists at this free concert.
L.A. Dance Project: Former Paris Opera Ballet artistic director, Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed the movie “Black Swan,” founded the L.A. Dance Project artist collective in 2012, along with composers Nico Muhly and Nicholas Britell, art consultant Matthieu Humery, and producer Charles Fabius.
Makawao Third Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment on Makawao’s Baldwin Avenue.
My Name is Opukahaia: My Name is Opukahaia is a one-person play written and performed by Moses Goods to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Opukahaia’s passing. Opukahaia was the pivotal person in a movement that had profound effects on Hawaii and Hawaiian history.
Jake Shimabukuro: Jake has been at the forefront of the reinvention of the ‘ukulele, and includes elements of jazz, blues, rock, pop, classical, and flamenco in his playing. Now a worldwide star, his 2011 release, Peace Love and ‘Ukelele, rose to #1 on Billboard’s world music charts.
“Public Love” by Morgan Thorson & Collaborators: Morgan Thorson is a choreographer based in Minneapolis. She creates original dance works that combine movement, light, sound, and objects while taking into consideration the site of the work, representation of the body, and history of the field.
Zakir Hussain, tabla with Niladri Kumar, sitar: Ustad Zakir Hussain is the world’s best known Indian tabla player. Popularly known as the Tabla Maestro, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as a national treasure in India, but also earned him worldwide fame.
Kihei Fourth Friday: Live music, ono grinds, shopping and family-fun entertainment at Kihei’s Azeka Shopping Center.
Ana Vidovic: Ana Vidović is one of the youngest virtuoso guitarists in the world. She was born in Croatia and started playing guitar at the age of five. By age 11 she was performing internationally, and at 13 became the youngest student to attend the prestigious National Musical Academy in Zagreb.
Steven Curtis Chapman: SCC Solo celebrates over three decades of music from Steven Curtis Chapman, the most-awarded Christian artist and a best-selling author. This memorable tour is catered to the entire family. Don’t miss Chapman in an intimate setting like you’ve never seen before.
Artist 2 Artist – Henry Kapono & Brother Noland: In this engaging MACC concert series, two artists talk-story, play music, and have fun! Each concert will feature Henry Kapono and a different guest artist in an intimate format that offers the audience a rare opportunity to get up-close and personal.
Carnival de Venice 2019: Located at the Hyatt Maui Regency Resort, Imua Family Services hosts their annual gala, including entertainment, classical music, formal attire, dinner, dancing and an after party.
Mahalo for reading our list of activities on Maui in March 2019! Have an event you’d like to add? Let us know in the comments or contact us about getting featured in our monthly calendar and blog post. Mahalo!