Celebrate Hawaiian music and films at Lahaina Film Festival LAHAINA – The sixth annual MauiFEST Hawai’i festival series will kick off 2008 with the Lahaina Film Festival on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 4 to 11 p.m. in the heart of Lahaina Town at Campbell Park along front Street! This celebration of Hawaiian music, arts, culture and film will be presented free for the families of Maui and our visitors! The entertainment lineup includes Multi Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Brother Noland, Hawaii Music Award winner Bradda Francis, guitar/ukulele master Uncle Benny Uyetake, Ryukyukoku Matsuri Taiko Drummers, Polynesian song and dance by Na Kamali’i O Ke Akua (Children of God), hula with special guests from ’Ulalena, “Maui Superman” Uncle Boy Kana’e and Hawaiian chant by Kaliko Beamer Trapp, and a tribute to a true treasure of Hawaii, Aunty Nona Beamer, presented by Keola and Moanalani Beamer. Films include Maui and world premieres! Watch “The Turtle and the Shark,” an animated short film; “Requiem,” a shark documentary; “Palm Trees & Proteges” (Hana surfers explode!); “Halau Nalu,” a look at native surfing in a Hawaiian language film; “Ma ka Hana ka ike” (In doing, one learns), exploring life changes for Hana students; “Mai Tai” (two guys looking for paradise in all the wrong places); the animated short films “Guard Dog” and “Hot Dog & Guide Dog;” “Voyages,” a Herb Kane journey of the Hawaiians; “Kekohi,” a Maui-made adventure film set in the time of King Kamehameha; “Children of the Long Canoes,” an incredible story of the first Hawaiians; and “The Punalu’u Experience,” which explores the natural and cultural history of Punalu’u on the Big Island. The festival will also feature Hawaiian cultural arts and crafts booths and food booths from Waiola Church, Cool Cat Cafe, Amigo’s Mexican Food, Jamba Juice and more. Partial proceeds will go to Maui non-profits. VIP dining will be offered from Front Street Grill & Bar overlooking the festival. For limited seating, call 662-3003. A Jazz Alley TV and KITV-4 ABC TV special will be filmed on the event. Hawaii TV Network.com will film the festival to share our aloha with the world. Festival sponsors are Jazz Alley TV, Kuleana Maui Resort, Hawaii TV Network.com, Westin Hotels & Resorts, Surf Line Hawaii, Jams World, ’Ohana Makamae, Lahaina Inn, The Wharf Cinema Center, KITV 4-ABC, Jamba Juice, Pacific Dive, Aloha Self Storage, Maui DP-Surf Company, Front Street Grill, Cool Cat Cafe, Waiola Church, Amigo’s, Maui Disposal, Century 21-Sharloma Cleveland, County of Maui, Lahaina Restoration Foundation, Aloha Production Services, Maui Community College, Maui Acupuncture, Jonathan Starr Foundation, Ole Surfboards, Maui Fitness Club, Maui Graphics, Lahaina News, KPOA 93.5 FM, Paragon Sailing, Rainbow Rental, and friends and ohana! Volunteers are sought for the festival; call Ken at 573-5530. Low-back chairs are allowed at the event; coolers are not.
Tropica Restaurant & Bar Tropica Restaurant and Bar is a great spot to enjoy breakfast and dinner. And it didn't become a Maui must-do just because of our fresh island fish made to order in a variety of styles, delicious steak combos, and delectable desserts – guests also savor musical entertainment, featuring the smooth Hawaiian stylings of local favorites Benny Uyetake and Mitch Kepa, nightly. Don't forget to visit the Tropica Bar for a cool island concoction or try our martini voted Maui's Best Martini 2004 by Maui No Ka Oi Magazine. Tropica Bar, open every day from 3pm - 10pm with live music from 6pm - 9pm; Happy Hour from 3pm -
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MauiFEST Hawai’i Jazz Alley TV-Maui Reflection Films PO Box 336 Makawao, Maui, Hawaii 96768 808-573-5530 fax 808-573-2766 MCC 984-3500 Contact: Kenneth K. Martinez Burgmaier and da kine staff Email Jazzontv@aol.com www.jazzalleyTV.com www.mauifest.net IMMEDIATE ALOHA RELEASE - PSA April 2009 MauiFEST Hawai’i-MCC Drive-in Movie Theater series continues with the largest permanent Movie screen in the Pacific! Our 6th Year Celebration for our Drive-in! http://jazzalleytv.com/DriveIn_May2009.html The Drive-in Theater is back on Maui! Hawaiian Style! A very special SATURDAY NIGHT-May 2, 2009 A Tribute to Uncle Boy Kana’e-Our Maui Hawaiian Supaman! A special Koa Plaque will be installed in memory of Uncle Boy. 9 Great Hawaiian/Maori Films-A WORLD PREMIERE and Maui Premiere’s!, Live Music, Ono Food Booths and real wholesome fun for the entire family. A special fundraiser for Maui High School! Please support them! O Maui students to participate in the National conference for HOSA, which is a beneficial club that helps students interested in the health and medicine field-our future Maui Doctors and Nurses! “Better than the old Days-Maui News” “The Atmosphere was wonderful!”-Honolulu Star Bulletin “Just what Maui needs!”-Maui Family Magazine Winner-EVENT OF THE YEAR!-Hawaii Music Awards Live Music with 3 time Grammy winner George Kahumoku, Ukulele Virtuoso derrick Sebastian, Hawaiian master musician Uncle Benny Uyetake and Zenshin Taiko Drummers! World Premiere Film! Ke Ka’apuni Ho’onui ‘Ike Fire march of awareness Directed and Produced by Kenneth K. Martinez Burgmaier The community wide march had started at midnight Feb. 20, 2009 at Lahaina, traversed coastal roads clockwise around island, and stopped intermittently to honor ohana (families) of Maui's 12 Moku, or districts: Lahaina, Kaanapali, Wailuku, Hamakuapoko, Hamakualoa, Koolau, Hana, Kipahulu, Kaupo, Kahikinui, Honuaula and Kula. The marcher's have undertaken a 193-mile torch-lit journey that started and will end at Moku'ula (Malu-ulu-o-Lele Park in Lahaina), the ancient Capital of the Kingdom of Hawai'i. This is part of their journey was on the east side of Maui in the Kipahulu and Kaupo Moku. Maui Outdoor Premiere Maui Boyz Directed by Carsten Maaz Life guard Archie Kalepa, explores JAWZ, Maui Cowboy Greg Friel shows us the lifestyle of a Paniolo, Matt Kinoshita- surfer firefighter explores his journey in life and other Maui Supamen! “Don’t miss Maui Boyz, a look at the daily lives of surfers and ranchers on Maui” LA Times The Hawaiians Reflecting Spirit This film presents the culture, traditions and spirituality of the Hawaiian people Directed by Edgy Lee Hawai'i and Maui Premiere's Maori/New Zealand Short Film Festival Award winning films from Aotearoa Maui Premiere! KoAloha Ukulele Story Directed by Gary San Angel Story and Music by Alvin Okami A beautiful Animation film of the Ukulele. Based on a true story! Turtle and the Shark-Animated Short from Hawai’i with local Hana ties! The Turtle and the Shark is one of the most popular Samoan legends. It tells the story of a man and a woman who are deeply in love. Unfortunately, the man is chosen to be the next meal to the cannibal King Malietofaiga. To avoid this horrible fate, they flee to another island. However, fearing their act of disobedience would bring dishonor on their families, they willingly gave up their lives at the cliffs of Vaitogi. The gods had mercy on them and transformed them into a turtle and a shark to live together, forever. The DOG Series- Guard Dog, Hot Dog and Guide Dog Animation Shorts Nominated for an Academy Award! Created by Bill Plympton MUST SEE animations! Come to experience Hawaii’s and the Pacific rims largest outdoor permanent movie screen! MauiFEST Hawaii/Jazz Alley TV-Winner for EVENT OF THE YEAR from the Hawai’i Music Awards! A Celebration of Hawaiian Music, Arts, Culture and Film at the Maui Community College 9 FILMS, Live Music, fun, Aloha and travel back in time Hawaiian style for only $5.00 per person-walk ins !-As many adults you can get in a vehicle only $20.00? YES! And Keiki under 12 are FREE! Yes, a true aloha value for our Maui community! Tickets at the GATE. $40 VIP Tickets first four rows! Delicious Food booths from award winning Alexander’s Fish & Chips, Chicken and more, Patti Cakes Bakery and fundraiser booths for community organizations, Schools, Clubs and Canoe Clubs. Our Proud Ohana Sponsors are: University of Hawaii-MCC, KPOA 93.5 FM, Jim Sanders Realty, Kahului Ale House, Maui Tacos, Hotel Hana Maui, Jazz Alley TV/Maui Reflection Films, Maui News, Bad Ass Coffee Company, The Kuleana Maui-Resort Condominium on the ocean, Ohana Makamae, Hana Hulu Mamo & Youth Center, Maui Disposal, Verizon, Napa Auto Parts, Aloha Production Services, Hana Canoe Club, Jonathan Starr Foundation, Rainbow Rentals, Maui Family Magazine, Maui Graphics, Hana Canoe Club, Ekahi Tours, Piero Resta Studio, Norms Appliance Repairs, Maui Dawn Patrol, Patty Cakes Bakery, Manao, Maui Glass Tinting, Antiques Made Weekly Films, Alexander’s, Hawai’I Wildlife Fund, Hawaii TV Network.com, HawaiiTVchannel.com, MauiFEST Hawai’i and all our friends. CHECK OUT OUR POSTER AT: MAUIFEST.NET If you would like to join our ohana as a sponsor please call! A Hui hou and see you at the drive-in! www.mauifest.net