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Concert to benefit Maui Historical Society

By Staff | Nov 25, 2009

WAILUKU — The Maui Historical Society and friends will host their ninth annual fund-raiser, “E Ho`oulu Aloha — To Grow in Love,” on Saturday, Nov. 28. 

The concert will feature well-known local entertainers performing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of the Bailey House Museum and the historic Yokouchi residence in Wailuku.

Uluwehi Guerrero, Richard Ho‘opi‘i and Lei‘ohu Ryder volunteer their talent and organize the stage performance aspect of the event as their way of “giving back” to the Bailey House Museum. 

The all-day show will include performances by Halau Hula Kauluokala and Na Leo Lani O Maui, a community choir directed by Gale Wisehart.

Hawaiian arts and crafts, pre-holiday shopping at the museum gift shop, free museum admission and a silent auction are all part of this celebration of Hawaiian culture. 

Hawaiian plate lunches will be among the ono food available. Come watch the lei ladies make fresh flower lei for sale and master lauhala weavers practice their craft.

The concert will be emceed by Uncle Poki from Pacific Radio Group. Bring your blanket or a low-back beach chair and enjoy the day listening to music, watching the grace and beauty of the hula dancers and going back in time to old Hawaii.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 on the day of the event, which includes admission to the Bailey House Museum on concert day. Children under 12 will be admitted free with a paid adult. 

Tickets are available at the Bailey House Museum at 2375-A Main St. in Wailuku, or call 244-3326.