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Events

Events

Maui Attractions

While staying in our Maui beachfront condo rentals, fill your vacation with relaxing days on our private Kahana Bay beach, or venture out and enjoy all kinds of different Maui events and activities—several of which are located very close to Kahana Sunset in Lahaina! Whatever way you choose to spend your days, our Lahaina condo rentals are the perfect home base for your Hawaiian getaway.

Ku Mai Ka Hula

September 8-10, 2016
Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului

Hula teams and solo performers from Japan, Hawaii and elsewhere in the U.S. will perform at the 11th annual iteration of this hula competition. Expect to see both traditional and modern hula styles at this competition.

46th Annual Maui Marathon

September 19, 2016
Queen Ka'ahumanu Center

Maui's longest-running marathon begins in Kahului and passes through Lahaina on the way to a finish in Kaanapali--more than halfway around all of West Maui! The challenge of this 26.2 mile race is matched by the beautiful scenery its participants can enjoy while traveling along the coast. A half-marathon, 5k, 10k and other running challenges will also be held in conjunction with this event!

Chinese Moon Festival

September 29, 2016
Wo Hing Museum| 858 Front Street, Lahaina, HI 96761

Enjoy the harvest moon with cultural food and beverage, activities music and cooking demonstrations at this free event on Front Street.

11th Annual Maui Ukulele Festival

October 2, 2016
A&B Amphitheater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului

Dive into the sounds of the ukulele at a a festival dedicated solely to this classic Hawaiian instrument, M.C.'d by the teacher Roy Sakuma. Delicious island foods and displays of Hawaiian arts and crafts will also be on display and available to purchase!

Paddle for Life - Voyage to Lanai

October 8-9, 2016
Lahaina

Courage, strength, perseverance--these are the traits the Pacific Cancer Foundation calls upon, both in their work and their annual Paddle for Life. Join or gather a crew to make the voyage from Lahaina to Lanai in the 8th year of this fundraiser, which ends with a beach barbeque and other Hawaiian cultural offerings!

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

October 14-16, 2016
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, Kaanapali

This collection of food-themed events surpasses the ordinary festival format with curated caviar and fine wine pairings. This event featuring 6 celebrity chefs’ preparing gourmet servings is sure to be a culinary highlight of your year.

Yeray Luxem
Yeray Luxem

2016 Xterra World Championship

October 23, 2016
Maui, Hawaii

Come cheer on these extreme competitors who will battle in the last of a grueling series of almost 100 off-road triathlon races that are held in 16 countries and over 30 states. Both amateur and pro athletes will compete—the pros go for a world championship title and a purse of $105,000, while the amateurs can be the next XTERRA World Champion. This race consists of a 1.5 kilometer swim, 32 kilometer mountain mile and a 10.5 kilometer on-trail run that will guide these athletes through forests and fields of pineapples. The race is capped at 800 competitors so only the best of the best will be competing.

Congratulations to a frequent guest of ours Yeray Luxem who placed 7th at the 2015 Xterra World Championship.

Lahaina Plantation Days

October 24-25, 2016
Lahaina Restoration Foundation

Revisit Lahaina's plantation era through food, music, historical exhibits and talks with members of the old generation. Enjoy music from Hawaii’s own musicians and performers. Admission is $5 per person.

Halloween in Lahaina

October 31, 2016
Front Street, Lahaina

Join a parade of ghosts and ghouls at Lahaina's annual Halloween party, always a fun and family-friendly event worth attending. Live music and other activities make the occasion even more special!

8th Annual Hana Limu Festival

November 2016 (Actual Date TBD)
Hana Bay

"Limu" means Hawaiian seaweed, an important ingredient to the island's culture and ecology that is celebrated each year at the Hana Limu Festival! Children's activities, food, live music a silent auction and plenty of limu complete the occasion! This will be taking place from 10am to 4pm at Hana Bay, on the other side of Maui.

Made in Maui County Festival

November 4-5, 2016
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului

Sample hundreds of vendors based exclusively in Maui at the Made in Maui County Festival, which will feature everything from food to art, fashion, gifts and more! Cooking demonstrations, prize drawings and a fashion show will also be taking place. The first 2,000 attendees receive a complimentary tote bag.

Sun Yat-Sen Festival

November 11-12, 2016

This Festival honors the memory of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, the “Father of Modern China”, with a lei ceremony, martial arts demonstrations and displays about his life. It all takes place at the Wo Hing Museum with a lecture in the Cookhouse Theater—admission is free.

Maui Jim Maui Invitational

November 21-23, 2016
Lahaina Civic Center

Catch the final rounds of the nation's top early-season basketball tournament at the Lahaina Civic Center. Inspiration for the tournament first occurred when a Hawaiian team beat one from Virginia, the nation’s best-ranked team in 1982. The Invitational was founded two years later. Since then, the number of competing teams has risen from four to twelve, promising an even better-matched championship game to finish!

Women’s Surfing Championship 2016

November 22-December 6, 2016
Honolua Bay | Kapalua, HI 96761

The Women's Samsung Galaxy Surfing Championship Tour will have its final surfing event of the season right near Kahana Sunset at Honolua Bay. Come watch your favorite surfers compete at this thrilling event.

Pint Night for the Birds

November 25, 2016
Maui Brewing Company, Lahaina

On November 25, half of the profits from locally-brewed house beers sold between 6 and 10pm go to support the Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project. It's a night out and a good cause all in one, and it takes place at the Maui Brewing Company right here in Lahaina!

19th Annual Holiday Lighting of the Banyan Tree

December 3-4, 2016
Banyan Tree Park

Join in Lahaina's favorite Christmas tradition and deliver your wishes to Santa Claus at the Banyan Tree holiday lighting ceremony. Music, art and other entertainments make this an event your whole family can enjoy!

Holiday Lighting of the Banyan Tree

December 7-8, 2016
Banyan Tree Park Front Street | Lahaina, HI 96761

Join in Lahaina's favorite Christmas tradition and deliver your wishes to Santa Claus at the Banyan Tree holiday lighting ceremony. Music, art and other entertainments make this an event your whole family can enjoy!

Art Affair 2017

February 2017 (Actual date TBD)
Hui No`eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao

With their annual Art Affair, one of Maui's top art centers holds a party featuring a gourmet dinner, open bar and silent auction, plus live music and dancing! It's an excellent chance to make new connections with art and people.

World Whale Day

February 18, 2017
Kihei

Voted as the Best Community Festival on Maui this event is not to be missed! One of Maui’s most popular events for 36 years, World Whale Day is a free event complete with a parade, music, food, keiki carnival, and Made on Maui Artisans’ Fair.

Maui 5K

March 5, 2017
Ma'alea Harbor Shops, Wailuku

Take on a healthy challenge during your next Maui vacation and benefit a local cause at this timed Maui 5K (about 3.1 miles). An untimed, mile-long run/walk will also take place!

28th Annual Pundy Yokouchi Memorial Golf Tournament

April 22, 2017
The Dunes at Maui Lanai, Kahului

The Dunes at Maui Lani host this year's Pundy Yokouchi Memorial Golf Tournament, which also doubles as a fundraiser for the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

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