Friday, June 3, 2011

Maui Festivals and Events Happening in June

If you decide to take your Maui vacation in June, there are quite a few great festivals and events going on this month.

Saturday June 4 - 5:30 - 8:30 PM - Fundraiser for Friends of Moku'ula
On Saturday June 4th the Old Lahaina Luau will hold a fundraiser for the Friends of Moku'ula. If you attend this benefit, proceeds will go to aid in the perservation and excavation of Moku'ula, one of Hawaii's most significant archaological site.
Maui's Old Lahaina Luau, includes a fantastic buffet, open bar and incredible entertainment. It is billed as the Best Luau on Maui.

Friday June 9 - June 12 - 30th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival - Ritz-Carlton Kapalua

This wine lover's festival is kicked off by Sniff! Swish! Sip! on June 9 from 10 AM to 1 PM. This introductory class will be given by master sommeliers as they explore the great winegrowing regions of the world. The festival will feature tasting, pairings, lectures, receptions and more. During the Sunday finale of the event, Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine will host the Seafood Festival and present its Best of Fest Award to one outstanding restaurant.

Wednesday June 15 - June 19 - Maui Film Festival at Wailea

On the opening night there will be a Twilight Reception at Capische restaurant in the Hotel Wailea. After pu pus and cocktails, the Festival will pay tribute to Megan Fox and Jack McCoy, director of the opening night film "A Deeper Shade of Blue" The various films during the 5 day festival will be held throughtout Wailea Resort as well as the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. For more info click here

June 25 - 10 AM - 3 PM - Mesore! Maui Okinawan Festival

The Maui Okinawan Festival is presented by Maui's Okinawan community and features music dance, taiko and sanshin, martial arts deomonstrations as well as traditional Okinawan food, crafts and artifacts. Free Admission. FYI Okinawa is one of Japan's southern prefectures.

Make the Maui Garden House your base for taking in the June Festivals and Events in Maui.