The holidays arrive at Lahaina Cannery Mall with Santa, Angel Tree Giving Program
LAHAINA – The holiday season takes off on Saturday, Dec. 5, 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 3 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 the Kahiau Angel Tree, contact Vidella at 281-4467.
Live holiday entertainment continues each week in December with free performances by 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. 19, at center stage. Visit any Lahaina Cannery Mall merchant for details.
While you’re shopping, check out the holiday trees decorated with hand-made ornaments by Maui schools and community groups as part of the annual “Festival of Trees” decoration contest.
Lahaina Cannery Mall’s holiday entertainment schedule includes: Dec. 1, 7 p.m., hula by Na Kamali’i Nani O Lahaina; Dec. 3, 7 p.m., hula by Na Pua Melia; Dec. 5, Kahiau Angel Tree Kickoff Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with Santa arriving from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m., followed by Maui Music Mission Keiki Ukulele and Keiki Chorus welcoming Santa from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m., Full Circle performing Christmas, praise and local favorites from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., hula from 1 to 2 p.m. by Na Kamali’i Nani O Lahaina and a performance by Kid Zone Cheer Maui from 2 to 3 p.m.; Dec. 6, 1 p.m., hula by Te Tiare Patitifa; Dec. 8, 7 p.m., hula by Halau Hula O Keola Ali’iokekai; Dec. 10, 6 p.m., Maui Music Mission and 7 p.m., hula by Na Kamali’i Nani O Lahaina; Dec. 12, Maui Brass Ensemble from noon to 1 p.m. and hula by Halau Hula O Keola Ali’iokekai at 1 p.m.; Dec. 13, Grace Baptist Church from noon to 1 p.m. and hula by Na Kamali’i Nani O Lahaina at 1 p.m.; Dec. 15, Maui Music Mission at 6 p.m. and hula by Na Kamali’i Nani O Lahaina at 7 p.m.; Dec. 17, 7 p.m., hula by Te Tiare Patitifa; Dec. 19, Lahaina-Honolua Senior Citizens from 11 a.m. to noon and hula by Te Tiare Patitifa at 1 p.m.; Dec. 20, Tuba Christmas from noon to 1 p.m. and hula by Te Tiare Patitifa at 1 p.m.; Dec. 22, 7 p.m., hula by Halau Hula O Keola Ali’iokekai; Dec. 24, no hula (mall closes early); Dec. 26, 1 p.m., hula by Hui Lanika; Dec. 27, 1 p.m., hula by Halau Hula O Keola Ali’iokekai; Dec. 29, 7 p.m., hula by Na Kamali’i Nani O Lahaina; and Dec. 31, no hula (mall closes early).
Talk story with Santa and capture the season with holiday photo packages available from Imaging Plus Hawaii from Dec. 5-25 every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 8:30 p.m., every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m., every Friday from 5 to 8:30 p.m. and on Christmas Eve from 10 a.m. to 3 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 Outpost.
Also this month at Lahaina Cannery Mall, every Tuesday, free ukulele lessons begin at 5:45 p.m. Every Tuesday and Thursday, Polynesian Performances Hula Shows start at 7 p.m. Every Saturday, Keiki Hula Shows start at 1 p.m., followed by a Maui Toy Works Yu-Gi-Oh Card Session from 3 to 5 p.m. Every Sunday, all-ages comedy and magic with Holden Mowat is offered at 11:30 a.m., followed by a Keiki Hula Show at 1 p.m.
Lahaina Cannery Mall is Maui’s only fully enclosed, air-conditioned shopping complex. Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. (7 p.m. on Sundays), Lahaina Cannery Mall has more than 50 shops and restaurants and is located on the north end of Lahaina Town fronting Honoapiilani Highway and Front Street.
For more information, call (808) 661-5304, visit www.lahainacannery.com, or follow @LahainaCannery on Twitter or Facebook.