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Chinese New Year Celebration in Lahaina!

Chinese New Year Celebration tomorrow (Friday, January 27th) in Lahaina with firecrackers, drums, martial arts and lion dancing!  The free martial arts demonstration by the lion dancers will start off the festivities which begin at 5pm on the lawn of the Baldwin House on Front St.  Then the lion dancers will head north on Front St. and finish at the Wing Ho Temple (also on Front St.) where they will bless the temple and then set off a grand finale of firecrackers.  There will also be children’s arts/crafts, farmers’ market and hands-on demonstrations of the art of Chinese knot tying at the Wing Ho Temple.

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Friday Party Tonight in Lahaina

Here’s all the info taken from the Maui County.gov site.  For info on the activities for every Friday Night, click on this link: www.mauifridays.com

Lahaina Friday Town Party
January 13, 2012, 6-9 p.m.

“Front Street – Great Street” is the theme for January’s Second Friday in Lahaina, which celebrates the selection of Front Street as one of the 10 Great Streets in America for 2011 by the American Planning Association.

The streets of Lahaina will be adorned with fresh flowers to celebrate this first-time honor for Hawaii.

ENTERTAINMENT & SPECIALS

  • The Wharf Cinema Center
    • Live entertainment at center stage with Lui Williams and I Kona Maui Lima Halau from 5-7 p.m.
    • Polynesian artisans carving at the Wharf’s Front Street entrance will offer a 10% discount
    • Seaside Henna: Buy one get one free henna tattoo service
    • Blue Lagoon Lahaina: (in the downstairs atrium) 15% Kamaʻaina discount
    • Cool Cat Café: Live Music with Bob James and the Drive with no cover charge plus 20% Kamaʻaina discount
    • Captain Jack’s Island Grill: Live Music with Dave Carroll from 7:30 – 10 p.m., no cover plus 20% Kama`aina discount
  • Hard Rock Café: Patio Party with beer garden, live music by Evan Shulman, 6-9 p.m., no cover charge plus 15% off food
  • Kimo’s Restaurant: Willie K, 9-11p.m., no-cover coupons available at the Lahaina Visitor’s Center (at the old Lahaina Courthouse)
  • Kobe Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar: 20% off teppanyaki dining (not to be combined with any other offers)
  • The Pioneer Inn: Wilmont Kahaialiʻi, 6-9 p.m., no cover charge, most of the pupu menu under $5, drink specials $2 to $5, plus 15% Kamaʻaina discount
  • Blessing and flash mob by `Ulalena performers, 6 p.m., on boardwalk outside of Hard Rock Cafe

FRIDAY NIGHT IS ART NIGHT

  • Peter Lik Gallery: Drawing for a Peter Lik signed Big Book, DJ Scotty D playing, special promotions on art and serving wine and light pupu
  • Sargents Art Gallery: Painting by Roman Czerwinski, music by Curtis Lee and serving wine
  • Images Fine Art: Hosting local artist, Julie Houck, glass blowing demonstrations and wine
  • Higgins Harte Gallery: Featuring local artist Lowell Mapes and serving wine and refreshments
  • Gallery 505: Featuring Pop artist Davo, live painting
  • Village Gallery: Hosting local artists and serving wine and pupu
  • Martin Lawrence Gallery: Serving wine and pupu
  • Lahaina Galleries: Hosting a guest artist and serving wine
  • Thomas Barbey Art Gallery: Special promotions on art, serving wine
  • Lahaina Print Sellers: Serving wine, special promotions on selected pieces

CULTURE

  • Lahaina Restoration Foundation will feature its free monthly series Haʻina Hou! (Let the Story be Told!) at the Wo Hing Museum and Baldwin Home Museum from 6 to 9 p.m.
    • Baldwin Home Museum
      • Presentation: “Healing Practices of the 1800s”, 6:30 p.m.
      • Dr. Baldwin, in addition to being a missionary, was a practicing physician on Maui in the mid 1800s. His medical tools and their uses will be discussed. A traditional Hawaiian healer will also demonstrate ancient Hawaiian healing techniques still being used today.
      • The popular, weekly Candlelit Tour of the Baldwin Home will be held from 6 – 8:30 p.m. There is a $8 charge per person for the tour which includes a tour of the Wo Hing Museum. Children, accompanied by a paying adult, are free.
    • The Wo Hing Museum
      • Presentation on Chinese New Year and Lion Dance, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.
      • Keiki crafts such as include paper lantern making, puppets and fans, and “Year of the Dragon” items and fresh produce for sale.

 

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