Just as the chill of October starts to sweep in, pack your shorts, flip-flops, and sunscreen. Maui fall vacation, here you come! Just because it’s an off season doesn’t mean there isn’t till plenty to do in Maui during October, 2015. Here are five great activities that will give you a chance to rub elbows with the locals.
October 3rd – Hana Parade and Ho’olaulea
The beautiful and remote town of Hana in East Maui comes alive for this day-long parade filled with dancing, celebration, hula, and traditional music. The parade will start around 9 AM at Hana Ball Park.
October 4th – Keiki & Wahine Shoreline Fishing Tournament
If you consider yourself a consummate fisherman or fisherwoman, than put your skills to the test against the locals in this fun and invigorating tournament in Hana Bay.
October 11th – Maui ‘Ukulele Festival
This free event celebrates one of Hawaii’s enduring traditional instruments, the ‘ukulele. Keep your ears open for some sweet tunes starting at 1 PM at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. You’ll also get the opportunity to purchase arts and crafts and island foods from local vendors.
October 16th – Lahaina Plantation Days
Come celebrate Maui’s plantation heritage, which will highlight multi-ethnic cuisines that were grown on Maui’s plantations, including dishes from China, Japan, Portugal, the Philippines, Korea, and Puerto Rico. You’ll get to taste lots of great food, see cooking demonstrations, and even learn how to be a gardener yourself!
October 31st – Halloween in Lahaina
Young or old, you need to find a costume and celebrate Halloween in style in Lahaina. The streets will be filled with little witches and goblins and the latest popular comic book heroes. Enjoy this fun evening and don’t let your better angels stop you from eating lots of candy!
Note, Maui is a very relaxed place, and certain event schedules may change. Remember, you’re on vacation. Relax. Take everything in stride! If an event gets canceled, you can always go to the beach!
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