Santa, Angel Tree giving program, song and the holiday spirit arrive at Lahaina Cannery Mall
LAHAINA – The holiday season kicks into high gear Saturday, Dec. 6, at Lahaina Cannery Mall with the arrival of Santa and the Kahiau Angel Tree giving project donation drive in partnership with the Salvation Army Lahaina Outpost.
Along with musicians, volunteers will collect donations, gift cards and unwrapped gifts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with live music and entertainment throughout the day. All donations will aid Maui’s needy children during the holiday season. For more information on Kahiau Angel Tree, call Vidella at 281-4467.
Live holiday entertainment continues each week in December with free performances from Hawaii musicians, halau, church and school groups.
Lahaina Cannery Mall will get into the holiday spirit again this year by giving away two tickets to Las Vegas as part of the center’s annual “Very Vegas Christmas” holiday giveaway. The winner will be drawn at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20, at center stage. Visit any Lahaina Cannery Mall merchant for details.
On Dec. 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Kahiau Angel Tree Kickoff Drive begins. Santa arrives from 9:30 to 10 a.m., and the Children of the Rainbow Preschool Silent Auction starts at 10 a.m. The day’s entertainment slate includes the Lahainaluna Band Ensemble from 10 to 10:15 a.m., Lahainaluna Vocal Group from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m., Soldiers of Christ from 11:30 a.m. to noon, Children’s Ukulele Group from noon to 12:15 p.m., Youth Ukulele Group from 12:15 to 12:30 p.m., Maui Cheer from 12:30 to 1 p.m. and Na Kamali’i Nani O Lahaina from 1 to 2 p.m.
December’s stacked entertainment lineup at Lahaina Cannery Mall includes: Dec. 7 – Dezman Group at noon and Te Tiare Patitifa at 1 p.m.; Dec. 9 – hula by Halau Hula O Keola Ali’iokekai at 7 p.m.; Dec. 11 – hula by Na Kamali’i Nani O Lahaina at 7 p.m.; Dec. 12 – Second Life Island Band at 7 p.m.; Dec. 13 – Maui Tuba Christmas at noon and hula by Halau Hula O Keola Ali’iokekai at 1 p.m.; Dec. 14 – Lahainaluna Jazz Band and Choir at 11:30 a.m. and hula by Na Kamali’i Nani O Lahaina at 1 p.m.; Dec. 16 – hula by Na Kamali’i Nani O Lahaina at 7 p.m.; Dec. 18 – hula by Te Tiare Patitifa at 7 p.m.; Dec. 19 – Lahaina Baptist Choir at 7 p.m.; Dec. 20 – Lahaina Honolua Senior Citizens Club at 11 a.m. and hula by Te Tiare Patitifa at 1 p.m.; Dec. 21 – Grace Baptist Church at noon and hula by Te Tiare Patitifa at 1 p.m.; Dec. 22 – Maui Brass Ensemble at 6 p.m.; Dec. 23 – hula by Halau Hula O Keola Ali’iokekai at 7 p.m.; Dec. 27 – hula by Hui Lanikila at 1 p.m.; and Dec. 30 – hula by Halau Hula O Keola Ali’iokekai at 1 p.m.
Free holiday gift wrapping will be offered Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. provided by The Salvation Army Lahaina.
Also this month at Lahaina Cannery Mall, every Tuesday, free ukulele lessons start 5:45 p.m. Every Tuesday and Thursday, a Polynesian Performances Hula Show will be held at 7 p.m. Every Saturday, Keiki Hula Shows begin at 1 p.m., and Maui Toy Works will hold Yu-Gi-Oh Card Sessions from 3 to 5 p.m. Every Sunday, all-ages comedy and magic with Holden Mowat starts at 11:30 a.m., followed by a Keiki Hula Show at 1 p.m.
For more information, call (808) 661-5304, visit www.lahainacannery.com or follow @LahainaCannery on Twitter or Facebook.