homepage logo

COMMUNITY NEWS for October 30 issue

By Staff | Oct 30, 2014

The Lahainaluna High School football team on Saturday night beat the Maui High Sabers 21-0 at War Memorial Stadium to conclude their Maui Interscholastic League season at 8-0. The Lunas — Hawaii’s top-ranked Division II team — will now prepare for the state semifinals. PHOTO BY GLEN PASCUAL.

Wharf Cinema Center to celebrate 31 years of karaoke

LAHAINA – Following the keiki parade on Halloween, The Wharf Cinema Center’s 31st annual Ghoulish Gala Karaoke Costume Contest registration begins at 5 p.m.

After “open mic” from 6 to 7 p.m., the free contest starts at 7 p.m.

Take a family picture at the “Halloweenville” display on the lower level, which opens at 9:30 a.m.

Cool Cat Cafe will present “Night of the Living Dread” with reggae singer Marty Dread from 10 p.m. until closing. The Wharf is located at 658 Front St. across from the Banyan Tree. Call 661-8748.

The Maui Preparatory Academy Performing Arts Department is currently preparing for its upcoming production of “Broadway Bound” featuring Middle School theatre students and the Upper School pop/rock band 7AM. Performances will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, and Saturday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at Maui Prep. Selling for $5, tickets are available from a cast/band member or at the door. Seventh-grader Jasmine Bachman is pictured.


Halloween Candy Buy-Back set

LAHAINA – Maui residents can surrender their sweets at Kihei/Lahaina Orthodontics’ Halloween Candy Buy-Back to support a local charity and troops overseas.

To celebrate National Orthodontic Health Month, Maui orthodontist Dr. Sujata Bhatia invites Maui residents to surrender the Halloween candy that can play tricks on orthodontic treatment and trade it in for the treat of helping others.

Everyone will be reimbursed $2 for every pound of candy donated. Dr. Bhatia will donate a matching amount per pound surrendered to the Maui Food Bank. Candy collected will be donated to U.S. troops overseas.

All families are invited to attend and donate candy on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 1 to 5 p.m. at 505 Front Street, Suite 202, in Lahaina; or Thursday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Dr. Bhatia’s office at 1280 S. Kihei Road, Suite 206. For information, call 874-9229 or 661-9229.


Calling all trick-or-treaters to Whalers Village

KAANAPALI – Whalers Village invites ghosts, super-heroes, Disney characters and fun-seekers for a festive “Night Before Halloween” on Thursday, Oct. 30.

From 4 to 6 p.m., merchants will provide free trick-or-treat bags for the first 250 keiki; there will be candy at every store.

Hula Grill will host its annual “Night Before Christmas Halloween Costume Contest,” with the keiki contest at 6 p.m. and the adult contest at 7:30 p.m. The adult grand prize is a trip for two from Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours, and the keiki grand prize is $100 gift card for toys. Everyone in costume after 4 p.m. gets 25 percent off food (for dine-in only).

Leilani’s Keiki Spooky Grindz will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., with proceeds being donated to the Lahaina Boys and Girls Club.


Variety Show slated at The Outlets of Maui

LAHAINA – A free Variety Show and Flash Mob will be held at The Outlets of Maui on Halloween, Oct. 31, from 5 to 10 p.m.

With Paulo F. as emcee, the event will feature music by Deejay Nightwolf, The Hype, and Miss Hollywood, The Boss Ms. Ross and Whitney. Visit www.761HIEntertainment.com.


Luna band to play in free festival

LAHAINA – The Lahainaluna High School Marching Band will participate in the Maui District High School Marching Festival on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium. Admission is free.

Watch the half-time performances from the Baldwin, King Kekaulike, Lahainaluna and Maui High School Marching Bands. The festival is the only time to see all the shows on one night.


Harvest Festival set

KAPALUA – Kumulani Chapel will host its annual Harvest Festival for keiki on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Hale Hokulani (the barn) in Kapalua on Office Road across from Sansei.

Keiki through fifth grade are encouraged to dress in friendly costumes and enjoy the fun, including game booths, prizes, candy, hot dogs, popcorn, jumping castles and a few surprises! Admission is free. This year, the chapel encourages families to be a blessing this Thanksgiving by bringing canned or nonperishable food donations for Feed My Sheep. For more information, call Kumulani Chapel at 669-6905.


Former Honolua Camp residents to reunite

LAS VEGAS – A Honolua Camp Reunion will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, Wednesday through Friday, May 13-15, 2015.

The deadline to sign up is Monday, March 16, 2015.

All interested persons who have resided in Honolua Camp on Maui are asked to contact Victor Mayol at hcr2015@embarqmail.com or (702) 985-2064 for more information.