From food festivals to film festivals, there’s a lot to do on Maui! Take a look below and you’ll see some of our favorites. But you won’t need to go far — or even put on shoes — to enjoy local entertainment. We host special performances right here at Hale Pau Hana.

“It was an amazing trip. Days on the beach, awesome food, and of course, an amazing time with each other. Pretty hard (impossible?) to beat.”— Matthew B., April 2022

Weekly Pupu Party on the Lawn

On occasional Thursdays throughout the year, you can sit back and enjoy an hour of traditional island music by local musicians. Whether you take it all in from your lanai or join us down on the lawn, these performances are not to be missed! Meet old friends and make new ones. Join us every Thursday on the lawn to mix and mingle. Bring a pupu (appetizer) to share, and don’t forget your favorite beverage!

Annual Visit From Santa Claus

Every year before Christmas, our guests gather down on Kamaole Beach II to watch St. Nick paddle ashore in a canoe! Get your wish list ready and meet us on the beach December 2022!

Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny visits us each spring. Join us for an Easter egg hunt that’s fun for kids of all ages. You can collect eggs and win prizes.

Please note that if the weather doesn’t cooperate, we may need to cancel or reschedule an event.

Maui Film Festival

This open-air film festival is a guest favorite. Casual and under the stars, if you’re on the island during this is event don’t miss it — and it’s right down the road! Click here for a schedule and details.

Maui Classical Music Festival

If you love classical music and palm trees, this event is for you! Enjoy world-renowned musicians as they perform a variety of works — from the Baroque period to the 20th Century. Click here for details.

Maui Oceanfront Marathon

Starting in Wailea and running along the oceanfront to Kamehameha Iki Park near the Banyan Tree in Old Lahaina Town, the Maui Oceanfront Marathon is a community event benefiting local school teams, clubs, and Maui non-profit groups. Click here for dates and registration information.

Maui Marathon

This one is for those of you getting in that run before your first cup of coffee. Take in some gorgeous scenery and check this one off your bucket list.

Luaus, Whale Watching, and More

Check out the Activities page for some suggested island adventures! We recommend booking your activities early, especially if you’ll be visiting during the peak travel season. Many popular island adventures book months in advance!