Lahaina Jodo Mission will celebrate its annual O-Bon Festival on Saturday, July 2. O-Bon is a traditional Buddhist summer festival held to honor ancestors who have passed away. The service will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by a lantern procession and floating lanterns ceremony. Maui Taiko will perform in the temple courtyard during the lantern ceremony and provide taiko drumming and music for bon dancing. Food concessions will open at 6 p.m. All are welcome to join in the festivities. Lahaina Jodo Mission is located at 12 Ala Moana St. next to Mala Wharf.
LAHAINA — The county Office of Economic Development invites all Lahaina business owners to a Lahaina merchants’ meeting on Friday, July 1.
The meeting is set for 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Hard Rock Cafe, 900 Front St. Topics to be discussed include the Small Town Marketing Program and an update on Halloween.
To register, or for more information, call 270-7710.