Aloha!
Back to school, back to work, back-to-back events ... the calendar pages have turned from Summer to Fall and we here @ the MACC are ready to plunge into
the many events in our 2018/19 Season. This is our collection of programs, specifically presented by the MACC as we continue our endeavors to bring the best of the world to Maui, and the best of Hawai'i to the world. In our season, there is a wide variety of events: music, dance, family shows, theatrical performances.... truly, something for everyone! We invite you to look over the selection: click here or on the brochure cover image down below.

We've actually already started the Season, kicking off with three of our big annual events: our gala Maui Calls fundraiser on August 18 ... the K ū Mai Ka Hula competition on September 8 ... and the Maui 'Ukulele Festival on September 30. See below for a photo recap of these events. Of course, the 'Uke Festival is always FREE; K ū Mai Ka Hula is value priced to make it accessible to all.... and support of our fundraising events like Maui Calls helps make it all possible!

After 24 years of operation, we have achieved several annual traditions here @ the MACC. Every year we have many signature events that the Maui community enjoys and looks forward to attending every year. (Visitors do, too.) That these annual events are so many and so varied lends testament to one of my statements above: the MACC truly has something for everyone. Take a look at the upcoming events through the brochure links below, and I know you'll agree.

So please "click" to find information about FREE events, and "click" to buy your tickets for any or many of the exciting shows to come this year. In either case, I look forward to seeing you soon...
... @ the MACC.
Art Vento, President & CEO
13th annual FREE 'Ukulele Festival
Almost 3,000 people - residents and visitors - joined us for a FREE FUN FAMILY-FRIENDLY afternoon of Hawaiian music (sparked with a few other genres) in the annual 'Ukulele Festival on Sunday, September 30. The line-up was terrific - big names & newcomers, old hats and new keiki... even a new 'ad hoc' ukulele band: a performance by the people who had attended the free ukulele workshop the day before!
Starry Night Cinema - FREE!
Another FREE FUN FAMILY FRIENDLY event happened the same weekend: Friday night, September 28, when the MACC presented another signature event: Starry Night Cinema, featuring the animated movie "Early Man." Families poured into the amphitheater with buggies and wagons and blankets and pillows, settled into their nests, and enjoyed a free outdoor movie on our Big Screen.
Click to watch a video from a previous Starry Night - the kids sure do have a lot of fun!
Families arrive early to enjoy the music of up-and-coming local musicians ... to make a masterpiece at our keiki art activity table ... to cartwheel on the grassy lawn... and to stake out their prime real estate in front of the screen!
13th Annual K ū Mai Ka Hula
Hālau Hula from Maui, O'ahu, Las Vegas, and Japan took part in the annual competition presented by the MACC and Kauahea Inc., providing a long beautiful afternoon of the finest quality hula and Hawaiian music. See the winners and more on the KMKH facebook page .

This is a very photogenic event! Watch a video covering past years:
(Photos by Marsha Aguon. Video by Robert Stone)
Mr. Hula Maui 2018- Trenton Kapiliela Akima
Ms. Hula Maui 2018 - Kelsey Nohonani Makamae Maua‘i
Maui Calls
Mahalo for all those who attended and supported Maui Calls 2018 on August 18. This event is our biggest fundraising effort, and we thank you for helping to make this year's event so memorable and successful.Thank you for helping the MACC bring the community together to celebrate happy moments and fond memories through our shared experiences of the arts. Meeting our fundraising goals with events such as Maui Calls allows the MACC to continue our outstanding programs of live performances, inspiring visual arts, and arts-based education for Maui students.

On behalf of the board, administration, and staff of Maui Arts & Cultural Center, we express sincere gratitude to all of our table sponsors and event sponsors for their generosity and commitment to the MACC and our community.
(photos by Tony Novak-Clifford; aerial by Douglas DeBoer)
Maui Calls is an annual enjoy enjoyed by all!
Happy faces, happy guests at Maui Calls 2018
"The MACC presents..." 2018-19
"The MACC presents..." our 2018-2019 selection of performing and visual arts presentations

See the new e-brochure at MauiArts.org with full details on the wide variety of performances, exhibitions, festivals, family events, and more! Click on the image to open, view, download, or print the brochure. 

Tickets will be available for members first for these shows: September 4-11. Tickets will be available to the general public starting September 12.

These - and EVEN MORE great shows - will be coming this way, 2018-19. More to be announced soon!

The MACC Box Office is open Tue-Sat, 10 am - 6 pm for window & phone sales. Online tickets sales available anytime at MauiArts.org
What's goin' on in that picture? It's JACOB JONES/THE COMPANY ...
an exciting dance ensemble coming to the MACC Feb 28. CLICK HERE to find out more!
"MACC Presents" events this month
Check the catalog above for events in our 2018/19 season. These "MACC presents" events in October give us a great start!





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