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June Jumps on Maui

May 28, 2013

Na Kamehameha ParadeJune is jumping in Maui Nui where summer festivities abound. You can enjoy on going art displays, lots musical entertainment, fine wine tasting and first run films in various locations though out the islands. Start your month with a glorious glass wine at the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival; enjoy the free musical entertainment at any of the Maui Town Parties, and watch first run films under stars at the Maui Film Festival. The whole family is sure to find something enjoyable to do on Maui in June.


Student and Faculty Salon
Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, Makawao
May 18-July 5
The Hui Noeau hosts a free show of artwork inspired by the Hui’s adult classes and workshops open daily from 10am-4PM. For more information go to

Photography: Passion & Risk
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului
May 26-July 21
The Schaefer International Gallery hosts a free show by three photographers. Open daily from 11am-5pm. For more information, please call (808) 242-7469 or visit

Na Koa Ikaika Maui Na Koa Ikaika Maui
Maehara Stadium, Wailuku
May 28-June 2
Maui’s Na Koa Ikaika team will be playing in the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs for 2013.All home games start at 5:30pm except double headers that start at 1:30pm. Season details at

June Events

Wailuku First Friday
Market Street, Wailuku
June 7
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 live entertainment, delicious dishes, special offerings and Friday-only promotions from local merchants. For up-to-date details go to:

Kapalua Wine & Food Festival
Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
June 7-9
The annual Kapalua Wine & Food festival will embrace the fabulous culinary bounty of Maui. Events include the Grand Tasting, chef demonstrations and the Seafood Festival. For tickets and more information go to:

Henry Kapono
Honua Kai Resort, Lahaina
June 7
Live entertainment at Dukes in the evening, a portion of the tasting menu proceeds goes to Women Helping Women. For more information go to:

Kit Kat Club Cabaret at Iao TheaterUltra Violets
Iao Theater, Wailuku
June 8
Ultra Violets for one night for adults only in the evening at the historic Iao. For more information and tickets go to the website:

World Oceans Day
Maui Ocean Center, Wailuku
June 8
The Maui Ocean Center and Hawaiian Aquarium honors our waters on World Oceans day by providing free Save Our Seas cards to all visitors 10am-2pm. For more information and tickets go to the website:

Kit Kat Club Cabaret at Iao TheaterONO
Iao Theater, Wailuku
June 10
Maui On Stage presents a free one night only reading of play or musical the second Monday of each month in the evening at the historic Iao. For more information and tickets go to the website:

Maui Film Festival
Wailea & Kahului
June 12-16
Hawaiian culture meets the big screen at this annual film festival in Wailea. Film premieres are set up outdoors in Wailea and indoors at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Festival highlights include the Taste of Chocolate and Taste of Wailea. For more information and tickets go to:

The Lahaina Town Party is the second friday of every monthLahaina Town Party
Front Street, Lahaina
June 14
This historic whaling village has more the 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 compete list of the free live entertainment and special offers please go to

Na Kamehameh Parade & Hoolaulea
Front Street, Lahaina
June 15
The colorful Pau Parade will proceed down Front Street and it will end with musical entertainment,an awards ceremony and more. Free admission. For more information, go to

Makawao Town Party
Baldwin Avenue, Makawao
June 21
Celebrate the third Friday of the month with free entertainment; special offerings and Friday-only promotions from local merchants are highlights of this event. For up-to-date details, please visit

Lanai Ukulele Festival
Four Seasons, Lanai
June 22
Performances by musicians from Hawaii and the mainland will be featured at this festival. Enjoy the alluring sounds of the ukulele as it sweeps through the island charm. In partnership with the Lana’i community, Hawaii ONTV and Jazz Alley TV, the Four Seasons Resorts Lana’i will host this free event. For more information go to:

Lanai Ukulele FestivalKi Hoalu Guitar Festival
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului
June 23
Enjoy this annual, free Hawaiian slack key festival featuring an all-star line up of Hawaii’s best slack key guitar musicians and recording artists. Hosted outside at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center amphitheater and pavilion. For more information, please go to

Hawaiian Music Series
Baldwin Home Museum Lawn, Lahaina
June 27
Relax under the stars and enjoy the free concert with great live Hawaiian music the last Thursday of each month. This concert is part of The Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s ongoing Hawaiian Music Series program. For more information, go to

Kihei Town Party
June 28
Celebrate on Maui’s south shore every fourth Friday as musicians, performers, artists, and chefs put forth their best efforts for you and your family to enjoy. For a complete list of free performances, activities and discount details, go to

by Lynn on May 28, 2013