TODAY, APRIL 17
REIKO FUKINO PERFORMS AT PICNIC FOR POKI
Roselani Place and Ola Na Mele Productions present Picnic for Poki with featured guest Reiko Fukino and friends from 11 a.m. at the Historic Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku. Enjoy music and fresh baked cookies from Roselani Place. Admission is free and open to the public.
Saturday – The Boom Booms
Photo provided by Maui Arts &?Cultural Center.
'THE INSECT WORLD' IN HANA AND MAKAWAO
Join entomologist Dr. Ryan Caesar of the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences. Today: Hana Public Libary at 1 p.m. Tuesday: Makawao Public Library at 3 p.m. This one-hour interactive program will include live insects and preserved specimens from the university's insect museum. For details, call 248-4848 (Hana) or 573-8785 (Makawao). Suitable for ages 5 and older and must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
FRIDAY, APRIL 18
SPRING INTO MAKAWAO AT THIRD FRIDAY PARTY
Celebrate spring at the Third Friday block party in Makawao from 5 to 8 p.m. Entertainment includes Curt Yagi from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; BrownChicken BrownCow Trio from 7 to 8 p.m.; and others. Baldwin Avenue will be closed between Brewer and Makawao streets from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. For details, visit www.mauifridays.com.
COMEDIENNE ANJELAH JOHNSON AT THE MACC
Comedienne Anjelah Johnson, Internet sensation with her viral video, "Nail Salon," will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater. Tickets are $33.50 (plus applicable fees). Visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or order online at www.mauiarts.org.
SATURDAY, APRIL 19
THE BOOM BOOMS AT MCCOY STUDIO THEATER
Soul funk band, The Boom Booms, will perform at 7 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's McCoy Studio Theater. Tickets are $20; $15 for UH-Maui College students with identification (plus applicable fees). Visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or buy online at www.mauiarts.org.
LAHAINA BANYAN TREE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Celebrate the Banyan Tree's 139th birthday Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The celebration includes birthday cake, clowns, keiki games, artists displaying nature works, hands-on art activities for children and more. The Haiku Hillbilly Trio will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 667-9194.
'JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH' AT IAO THEATER
Maui OnStage youths present Roald Dahl's "James and the Giant Peach" at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Historic Iao Theater. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children. Call 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.
THIRD ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT IN KULA
No Ka Oi Horsemanship presents its third annual Easter Egg Hunt in Kula. The event will start at noon and includes pony rides, riding exhibitions, petting zoo, egg hunt and more. For reservations and directions, call Lydia at 214-2233 or visit www.nokaoihorsemanship.com. Admission is by donation to No Ka Oi Horsemanship team's Saddle Up for St. Jude's ride.
FREE MAKANA CONCERT AT THE LODGE ON LANAI
Check out Makana in the Four Seasons Resort Lanai The Lodge at Koele's Great Hall from 7 to 9 p.m. Complimentary to guests and the community.
TUESDAY, APRIL 22
'THE SCIENCE OF TOOLS, ARMOR AND WEAPONS'
Greywolf, a Native American with 10 years of experience in weapons smithing, will present a hands-on presentation from 6 p.m. at the Kihei Public Library. The interactive program will offer a look at life in medieval times. For details, call 875-6833.
TALK STORY AND HULA LESSONS IN MAALAEA
Those who pay admission to Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea will be treated to a free talk story with its cultural advisor, Kahu Dane Maxwell, and get a hula lesson, to boot, at 11:45 a.m. at the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Appropriate for all ages. For more information, call 270-7000.