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Jumping January in Maui County

January 1, 2013
 
 
JANUARY EVENTS

Hyundai Tournament of Champions KapaluaJanuary is jumping in Maui county the weather is wonderful and the special events are many. Start the month with PGA Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Chicago brings their special sound to Maui as Molokai celebrates the Makahiki season. The Friday Town parties continue with Kihei rounding out the month for the fourth Friday. Come celebrate the New Year with us.

Bill Maher
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theatre, Kahului
January 1
Join Bill Maher for a funny, political evening talk on American television. For tickets and more information, please call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org

Hyundai Tournament of Champions
The Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort
January 3-7
Kapalua Resort is pleased to welcome this years exciting event at The Plantation Course for the winners-only competition returns to Kapalua. Free shuttles at Honu Kai and more information, call 808 665 9160 or go to www.kapalua.com and www.pgatour.com

Wailuku First Friday 
Market Street, Wailuku
January 4
Historic Wailuku is the county seat and site of fun the first Friday of each month. Come for this special night, when Market Street is traffic free so everyone can enjoy the complimentary entertainment, delicious dishes, special offerings and Friday-only promotions from local merchants. For up-to-date details, please visit mauifridays.com/wailuku

Hyundai Hope on Wheels 5k
Whalers Village, Kaanapali Resort
January 5
The Hyundai Hope on Wheels 5k Run/Walk event will start at 7am at Whalers Village in Kaanapali. The run benefits childhood cancer research in Hawaii. Participants can register online at www.HyundaiRun4Hope.org,

Slack Key Masters with Ledward Kaapana
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, McCoy Studio Theatre, Kahului
January 10
Ledward Kaapana returns is known for his extraordinary baritone and falsetto voice that have made him a musical legend. For tickets and more information, please call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org

Lahaina Second Friday
Front Street, Lahaina Town
January 11
The shops of this historic whaling village have been transformed into more than 40 art galleries and unique restaurants. Many historical and cultural treasures still exist in Lahaina for you to discover. We invite you to celebrate on Front Street and in the charming side streets of Lahaina every second Friday. You can also enjoy special discounts from Lahaina’s merchants and restaurants. For complete list of the free live entertainment and special offers, please go to mauifridays.com/lahaina

TEDxMaui 2013 TEDxMaui 2013
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theatre, Kahului
January 13
TED stands for technology, entertainment and design, it is a national non-profit organization devote to ideas worth spreading. Experience unique presentations from 9:00am to 5PM. For tickets and more information please call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org


Chicago in Concert

Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Pavilion/Amphitheatre, Kahului
January 15
Experience for one evening the legendary band Chicago’s extraordinary rock and roll. For tickets and more information please call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org

Chicago on Maui

Wine Dinner with Pride Mountain Vineyards
Four Seasons Resort Lanai
January 17
Join Executive Sous Chef Junior Ulep and Pride Mountain Vineyards, from California for an evening of exquisite food and wine parings presented in a five-course dining experience in the Ihilani restaurant at Manele Bay. For more information, please visit www.gohawaii.com/lanai/events

Kuana Torres Kahele
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, McCoy Studio Theatre, Kahului
January 18
Kuana Torres Kahele began composing, arranging and playing traditional Hawaiian music at an early age. He formed the multi-award winning duo, Na Palapalai. For tickets and more information, please call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org

Makawao Third Friday
Baldwin Avenue, Makawao Town
January 18
The combination of its pineapple plantation and paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) heritage along with a thriving arts community makes Makawao a uniquely enjoyable place to spend the third Friday of each month. You will be delighted with a host of special discounts and mini-parties in the shops around town and unique activities for the whole family. Come join us on the third Friday of every month to celebrate. For up-to-date details, please visit mauifridays.com/makawao

Maui Pops Orchestra
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theatre, Kahului
January 20
Enjoy a selection of classic Broadway songs presented on Maui. For tickets and more information, please call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org

New Shanghai Circus New Shanghai Circus
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle, Theatre, Kahului
January 21-22
Chinese acrobatics and stunts are beautifully featured in three family friendly shows. For tickets and more information, please call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org

Maui Challenger
Wailea Tennis Club, Wailea
January 20 – 27
The 2013 Maui Challenger will be presented by American Savings Bank. Come see aspiring tennis players as they compete to gain prize money but most importantly ATP and WTA Tour ranking points.  For more information, please visit www.hawaii.usta.com or www.pampulov@hawaii.usta.com

Maui Oceanfront Marathon
Wailea Resort to Lahaina
January 20
The annual Oceanfront Marathon starts in Wailea and runs along the oceanfront to Kamehameha Iki Park near the Banyan Tree in Old Lahaina Town; 26.2 miles of beautiful oceanfront and mountain vistas. In addition, a marathon Walk, Half Marathon, Maui 15K and 5K runs are also available. For more information, please visit www.mauioceanfrontmarathon.com

Ka Molokai Makahiki Festival
Mitchell Pauole Center, Kaunakakai, Molokai
January 24-26
Ka Molokai Makahiki is committed to preserving the ancient traditions, especially those specific to Molokai. Through a series of lectures, land and ocean activities, arts and craft workshops, sporting competitions, oli composition competitions and traditional ceremonies. More details at www.facebook.com/MolokaiVisitorsAssociation/events

Kihei Fourth Friday
Kihei, Maui
January 25
The party will take place from 6:00-9:00pm with fun for all ages. Come join us for the festivities on the fourth Friday of every month. For up-to-date details, please www.visit facebook.com/kiheifridays or go to mauifridays.com/kihei/

KulanihakoiKulanihakoi: Living Water
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theatre, Kahului
January 26
Original Hula drama based on epic Hawaiian myths over 2000 years old. The performance includes dance, chant and storytelling. For tickets and more information please call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org

Ebb & Flow
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theatre, Kahului
January 27
The Ebb & Flow performance will include a Schoenberg Quartet for soprano and strings as well as other musical pieces. For tickets and more information please call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org

Hawaiian Music Series
Baldwin Home Museum Lawn, Lahaina
January 31
The Hawaiian Music series features different artists the last Thursday of month from 6:00 to 7:30PM on the lawn of the historic Baldwin House. For more information call 808 661 3262 go to www.lahainarestoration.org

by Lynn on December 31, 2012