Spring Break Activity Ideas for March and April 2015
Looking for some fun activity ideas on the island of Maui this spring? Here is a list of some great events and ideas!
March 7th and 21st – April 4th and 18th
Have watercraft? Get paddling! Battle for the saltwater supremacy on your vessel of choice. Ready, set, paddle!
Learn more about this exciting and fun event at Maui Paddle Hui
Tuesday March 17, 2015
THE LEPRECHAUN CHASE ST. PATRICK’S DAY 3 Mile Run/Walk and Kids Dash
Run and celebrate St Paddy’s Day with drinks, music, and great food at the Kahului Ale House!
Can you catch the Leprechaun? A real live leprechaun will be leading the way. If you catch him, there will be a prize waiting for you at the finish!
This event will have:
LIVE IRISH MUSIC!
TSHIRTS, AWARDS, POST-RACE FOOD AND DRINKS!
Check it out here THE LEPRECHAUN CHASE
Friday March 20th, 2015
Sleep with the Sharks at Maui Ocean Center
Friday March 20th, 2015
Storytelling: Legends & Ghosts in Hawaiʻi
Join storyteller Lopaka Kapanui as he explores the question, “Are Hawaiʻi’s gods and ghosts a thing of the past, or do they still exist today?” The answers might just surprise you! A native Hawaiian, Lopaka Kapanui, has been described by many as one of Hawaiʻi’s foremost storytellers. Following in the footsteps of his close friend and mentor Glen Grant, he shares more than just Hawaiian ghost stories: he shares his knowledge of Hawaiʻi, masterfully weaving the tales of Old Hawaiʻi with passion and mystery. He conducts tours throughout Oʻahu, sharing the normal and paranormal to all who wish to know.
Catch an authentic legend of Hawaii Legends & Ghosts in Hawaiʻi
Monday March 27th, 2015
Stacked on a stick this fluffy pull apart glazed perfection can be found at the one of a kind T. Komoda Store
Celebrate this deliciously deserved sweet treat. Find T. Komoda Store to share Something on a Stick Day
Throughout Spring Break in April
National Library Week April 12-18
Power off your tablets and put down the mobile devices. Rethink the possibilities of local libraries. National Library Week will host free programs throughout April. Last year’s festivities included slack-key music, storytelling, and ukulele-making events.
See what’s happening this year at Maui’s Library
Friday April 17th & Saturday 18th, 2015
Chinese Kite Festival
When was the last time your flew a kite? Here’s your chance! This FREE festival invites you learn about the history of kites in China, see an exhibit of handmade kites and a chance to craft your own. Test your skills at Kite flyers Association from 10am – 2pm on Saturday at Kea’a North Beach.
Learn more about it from the Lahaina Restoration Foundation a foundation that exists to restore, preserve and protect the physical, historical and cultural legacies of Lahaina, and honor the era of the Hawaiian Monarchy.
Saturday April 25th & Sunday 26th, 2015
Art of Kapa
Learn about the Art of Kapa Hui Noeau
Kapa (cloth) was once woven into the daily life of ancient Hawaiians. This cloth was used in ceremonies and retains the mana (life force) of the plant it is made from. This hands on class will share the history of kapa, with tools and techniques. Walk out with a shark tooth knife and ohe kapala (carved bamboo stamps) to take home.
Check it out here Hui Noeau
Saturday April 25th, 2015
Save the Date for the 22nd Annual Haiku Ho’olaule’a and Flower Festival!
The Maui community and visitors alike are invited to spend the day, bring their families and lawn chairs and join the Haiku community to enjoy fabulous live entertainment, culinary delights from local restaurants and the Haiku Ohana, the famous Haiku School bake sale, one of the largest silent auctions on Maui, floral design contest, a Haiku historical display, plenty of activities for Keiki and much more.
The event is FREE check it out Haiku Ho’olaule’a & Flower Festival